Speaker Programme Agenda

Security & Policing boasts daily headline Keynote Briefings led by key senior UK Government officials, policing officials and industry speakers.

The Fusion Forum sit at the heart of the Security & Policing show floor to promote new and integrated ways to delivering security solutions across government, industry and academia.

The Centre Stage located adjacent to the Government Zone gives visitors and exhibitors the chance to hear directly from speakers from Government departments and agencies on their latest priorities, developments and collaboration opportunities.

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The programme has been formally recognised as professional development where you can claim accredited CPD points with our partners The Security Institute for attending.

If you missed a session when attending, all keynote briefings and Fusion Forum sessions will be available to watch back on-demand via the Security & Policing+ complementary online platform.

 

2022 Programme Schedule

Day 1

Time Tuesday 15 March
Keynote Briefings The Fusion Forum The Centre Stage
10:00-10:30 Opening Keynote: The Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP, Minister for Security and Borders
10:30-11:00 Impact Lab
Innovating to improve investigations of rape and serious sexual offences.Speaker:Sophie Hyett, Accelerated Capability Environment (ACE), Home Office
11:00-11:30 British Security Industry Association (BSIA)

Speaker:

Mike Reddington, CEO, British Security Industry Association (BSIA)

11:15-12:15 ADS Security Innovation Award Grand Final
Watch pitches from 5 finalists of the ADS Security Innovation Award to a judging panel comprising of senior figures from industry, academic and government.Judging Panel:

  • Anita Friend, Head of Defence and Security Accelerator, Ministry of Defence
  • Angela Essel, Head of the Joint Security and Resilience Centre, Home Office
  • Dr Jason Dewhurst, Director of Science & Technology Delivery and Strategy, Home Office
  • Professor Andrew Shortland, Chair, Academic RISC
  • Chaired by Michael Clayforth-Carr, VP Security and Resilience Sector, ADS

Finalists:

Basis Technology, Detego, Foster & Freeman, Scanna and TapSOS

11:30-12:00 Department for Transport – Science and Technology
Breaking Down the Barriers: Catalysing Transport Security Innovation. Speaker: Chris Malborn, Head of Future Aviation Security Solutions, Department for Transport
12:00-12:30
On-demand Online Keynote:
Robert Courts MP, Minister for Aviation, Maritime & Security, Department for Transport
Available on Security & Policing+ only.
Introduction to The Home Office Science and Technology Commissioning Team

Speaker:

Gemma Bridge, Head of Science & Technology Commissioning, Homeland Security Group Science and Technology Unit / Home Office Commissioning Hub

13:00-13:30 Horizon Europe
Civil Security for Society: Funding Opportunities Speaker: Zale Johnson, Horizon Europe UK National Contact Point for Civil Security for Society Global Innovation Lead for Security Innovate UK KTN
13:00-13:50 Fusion Panel #1: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Security and Policing Sectors
A panel discussion exploring the challenges and opportunities related to equality, diversity and inclusion in the security and policing sectors, with a panel comprising of senior figures from industry, academic and Government.Panel:

  • Angela Essel, Head of the Joint Security and Resilience Centre, Home Office
  • Hazel Biggs, Knowledge Transfer Manager – Security and Defence, Innovate UK KTN
  • Emma Taylor-Steeds, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, KTN
  • Parm Sandhu, Former Chief Superintendent, Metropolitan Police & Author of ‘Black and Blue’
  • Rod Jarman QPM, Director, London Policing College & Former Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Metropolitan Police
13:30-14:00 Defence and Security Accelerator
DASA and the UK Government: Supporting innovative companies within the Security Sector Speaker:Anita Friend, Head of Defence and Security Accelerator, Ministry of Defence
15:00-15:30 Afternoon Keynote: The Rt Hon Priti Patel MP, Secretary of State for the Home Department. Explosives Detection Dogs
Private Security Industry
Speakers:Natalie Cook, Policy Home Office CBRNE RN Isobel Townsley. Policy, Home Office CBRNE RN
14:30-15:00 Radiological and Nuclear Unit

Speaker:

Scott Howard, Sergeant, National CBRN Centre, Home Office CBRNE RN

15:00-16:00 S&P Challenge #1: What new technologies will improve public trust in policing and how should they be implanted to enable this?
Watch representatives from industry and academia respond to the future policing challenge, with up to three organisations pitching their white paper response to a panel of Government officials, industry and academic representatives.Panel:

  • Lindsey Chiswick, Director Intelligence, Metropolitan Police
  • Lady Moira Andrews, Director, Praetor Legal
  • Chaired by: Prof Paul Taylor, Chief Scientific Advisor for Policing

Presenting organisations:

ClearTrail Technologies and Faculty

15:00-15:30 Future Border and Immigration System
Digitise – Border Vision Speaker:Lolade Onabolu, Programme Director, Home Office
15:30-16:00 UK Defence and Security Exports

Speakers:

Tracy Buckingham, Deputy Director Security and Cyber Security Exports, UKDSE

Tim Johnson, Deputy Head – Africa, Europe, Middle East, Central & South Asia, UKDSE

Frank Clifford, Head RD1 Americas East Asia and Australasia, UKDSE

16:30-19:00 Evening Drinks Reception
An invite only opportunity for exhibitors to meet informally with our international delegations, UK Government and law enforcement guests. Hear a UK exports keynote given by Mark Goldsack, Director UK Defence and Security Exports, plus the winner of the ADS Security Innovation Award will be presented by Michael Clayforth-Carr, VP Security and Resilience Sector, ADS and a senior Government official.

Day 2

Time Wednesday 16 March
Keynote Briefings The Fusion Forum The Centre Stage
10:00-10:30 Fusion Keynote #1: Mr Chan Tsan, Chief Executive Officer, HTX
A keynote speech on Security and Industry given by Mr Chan Tsan, Chief Executive Officer, HTX (Home Team Science and Technology Agency).
SCaN
Disrupting hostile reconnaissance using See, Check and Notify (SCaN) Speaker: Peter Lucas, Police Sergeant National Project Servator team, City of London Police
10:30-11:00 GRIP Violent Crime Reduction

Speaker:

Ben Hanson, Grip Violence Reduction, South Yorkshire Police

11:00-11:30 Morning Keynote: Dr Paul Hollinshead OBE, Chief Executive, Dstl Police Crime Prevention Initiatives
Who we are and what we do Speaker:Guy Collyer, Head of Police Crime Prevention Academy, Police Crime Prevention Initiatives
11:30 – 12:00 3D Geospatial Intelligence at the G7

Speakers:

Robert Goldsmith, Mapping and GIS,
Devon and Cornwall Police
Daniel Mountain, Devon and Cornwall Police
11:45-12:35 Fusion Panel #2: Science and technology for security and policing
A discussion on S&T for Security and Policing, with a panel comprising senior scientists from UK Government.Panel:

  • Prof. Jennifer Rubin, Chief Scientific Advisor Home Office
  • Prof. Paul Taylor Chief Scientific Advisor Policing
  • Dr Mike Short, Chief Scientific Advisor Department for International Trade
  • Chaired by: Dr Jason Dewhurst, Director of Science & Technology Delivery and Strategy, Home Office
12:00-12:30 Home Office Public and Police Protection Technology Unit
Enabling Policing in the Digital Age
Speaker:Michael Hill, Director – Police and Public Protection Technology, Home Office
12:30-13:00 College of Policing

Speaker:

Iain Raphael, Director of Operational Standards, College of Policing

12:45-13:15 ‘An Audience With’ Shaun Hipgrave, Director Protect and Prepare, CBRNE, Science and Technology – Homeland Security Group, Home Office
A 1-2-1 interview with Shaun Hipgrave, Director Protect and Prepare, CBRNE, Science and Technology – Homeland Security Group, Home Office, hosted by Civil Service World.
13:00-13:30

 

 

 

13:30-14:00

Security Industry Authority

Speaker:

Ronnie Megaughin, Acting Director Inspections & Enforcement, Security Industry Authority (SIA).

 

The National Security Innovation Champion

14:15-14:45 Afternoon Keynote: Dame Cressida Dick DBE QPM, Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis
14:00 – 14:30

National Security Technology and Innovation Exchange

Speaker:

Dr. Jane Williams, Head of National Science & Technology Information Exchange (NSTIx)

14:45-15:15 Afternoon Keynote: The Rt Hon Kit Malthouse MP, Minister for Crime, Policing & Probation 14:30 – 15:00

Innovate Funding

Speaker:

Hazel Biggs, Knowledge Transfer Manager – Security and Defence, Innovate UK KTN

15:00-15:30 Ploughshare
Making an impact from MOD innovationsSpeaker:Hetti Barkworth-Nanton, CEO, Ploughshare
15:00-16:00 S&P Challenge #2 How do you anticipate traffic across the UK border to change in the next 5-15 years?  What new or increased threats will emerge as a result and what mitigations are or will be available to meet these threats?
Watch representatives from industry and academia respond to the border security challenge, with up to 3 organisations pitching their white paper to a panel of Government officials, industry and academic representatives.Panel:

  • Terry Gammons, Examination Technology and Futures Strategy Lead, Strategic Capabilities & Planning, Border Force
  • Pete Holdcroft, CT Policing
  • Chris Chant, Director Joint Maritime Security Centre
  • Chaired by: Dave Barofka, Regional Director Heathrow, Border Force

Presenting organisations:

Cyacomb, Leonardo and Smiths Detection

15:30 – 16:00 Police Interoperability

Speakers:

Neil Beet, Principal Business Development Manager  – Justice and Public Safety, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Robert Leach, Sales Consultant, Coeus Software

17:00-1:00 Evening Thought Leadership Panel & Dinner sponsored by Amazon Web Services (AWS)
An evening of thought provoking discussion dedicated to the theme of National Resilience addressing, amongst other issues, bouncing back from the pandemic and the effects on UK national security and prosperity of current geopolitical challenges. Hear from a panel of senior figures from government, industry and academia.Panel:

  • Chair: Matthew Rycroft CBE, Permanent Secretary, Home Office
  • Martin Hewitt QPM, Chair, National Police Chiefs’ Council
  • Lindy Cameron, CEO, National Cyber Security Centre
  • Hugo Rosemont, Defence and National Security Policy Manager, Amazon Web Services
  • Lady Moira Andrews, Director, Praetor Legal

Dinner speaker:
Matthew Rycroft CBE, Permanent Secretary, Home Office

 

Day 3

Time Thursday 17 March
Keynote Briefings The Fusion Forum The Centre Stage
10:00-10:30 Fusion Keynote #2: Duncan Tessier, Director for Economic Crime, Home Office FOCUS 3

Speakers:

Marcus Giudici, Forensic Specialist – Court Pentation Specialist, Focus 3 – Metropolitan Police Services

David McLinden, Forensic Presentation Specialist, Focus 3 – Metropolitan Police Services.

10:30-11:00 Home Office Cyber Policy Unit
11:00-11:30 ‘An Audience With’ Phil Douglas, Interim Director General Border Force
A 1-2-1 interview with Phil Douglas, Interim Director General Border Force, hosted by Civil Service World.
International Police Assistance Service

Speaker:

Commander David Lawes, Head of Strategy and Capability, International Police Assistance Service.

11:30-12:00 An end-to-end approach to fighting economic crime

Speaker:

Toby Jones, Head of Accelerated Capability Environment (ACE).

11:45-12:35 Fusion Panel #3: Ransomware
A discussion on ransomware, with a panel comprising of Government officials, industry and academic representatives.Panel:

  • Andrew Gould, DCS, National Cyber Crime Programme Lead, National Police Chiefs’ Council
  • Tim Rawlins, Director, NCC Group
  • Jamie MacColl, Research Fellow, Cyber, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)
  • Chaired by Virginia Eyre – Deputy Director – UK Civil Service
12:00-12:30 College of Policing and Cyber Training

Speaker:

Sarra Fotheringham, Policing Standards Manager Digital and Cyber, College of Policing.

12:30 – 13:00 Department for International Trade – Export Control Joint Unit (ECJU)

Speakers:

Claire Harrison, Head of Business Awareness, Export Control Joint Unit (ECJU)

Nigel Barraclough, Technical Officer, Department International Trade

Jamie Meikle

12:45-13:15
13:00-13:30 Home Office Victims of Terrorism Unit

Speaker:

Fiona McCartney, Head of Victims of Terrorism Unit and National CT Exercise Team, Victims of Terrorism Unit

13:30-14:00 This is the Emergency Planning College

Speaker:

Richard Jammes, Director Business Development, Cabinet Office Emergency Planning College

13:30-14:30
14:30-15:00 Closing Remarks: Reflections on S&P 2022

  • Angela Essel, Head of the Joint Security and Resilience Centre, Home Office
  • Shaun Hipgrave, Director Protect and Prepare, CBRNE, Science and Technology – Homeland Security Group, Home Office
  • Facilitated by Jon Gray, Director – Security and Resilience, ADS

NaCTSO-CTPNational Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) Business Conference
Protective Security Information for the Business Community
Thursday 17 March 2022: 10:00 – 13:00 at Security & Policing 2022

Time Agenda item Speakers
10:00 Opening address Matt Twist, Deputy Assistant Commissioner Specialist Operations
10:20 Protect Duty Update/PALS Update  – Sectors, Zones, Groups AND Sites Shaun Hipgrave, Director Protect and Prepare, CBRNE, Science and Technology – Homeland Security Group, Home Office

Debbie Bartlett, Deputy Director, Protect and Prepare, Home Office

10:50 PALS: Risk Assessment Process, Accredited Person Scheme Adam Thomson, Head of NaCTSO, National Counter Terrorism Security Office
11:20 Break 
11:35 Protect UK – CT BIE – Project updates to include notable successes and ACT app Adam Thomson, Head of NaCTSO, National Counter Terrorism Security Office

John Frost, Head of Business Continuity, Marks & Spencer

Mike Pearce, Director of Security and Resilience , Landsec and Head of the Counter Terrorism Business Information Exchange

12:15 20 Years of NaCTSO – to include notable successes over the years Adam Thomson, Head of NaCTSO, National Counter Terrorism Security Office
12:35 Closing address: Looking forward – plan for next year and call to action. Q&A Michael Orchard, Detective Chief Superintendent and National Coordinator for Counter Terrorism Policing Protect and Prepare

*All times and speakers are subject to change and final confirmation.

Thank you to our hosts: Elizabeth Sheldon, Budgie Dhanda, Scott Wiener, Chris Daniels, Caroline Flynn-MacLeod, Gordon Morrison and Kevin McDonald.