International Security Expo 2019

Security; Cyber Security & Privacy

Address: Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, Kensington Greater London W14 8UX
Date: 03 to 04 Dec '19
Price: Free
Special Offer: Tickets are free. Application approval will be subject to vetting and provision of photo ID upon entry. Please note that your badge will give you access to both International Security Expo and International Disaster Response Expo.
CPD/CME/CEU: All content CPD Certified by The Security Institute
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International Security Expo (ISE) is the only flagship event bringing Government, Industry, Academia and the entire end-user community in charge of regulation & procurement together under one roof to debate current challenges and to source the latest security technologies and services.

International Security Expo is free-to-attend and unites the entire security community allowing shared learning and collaboration from Government, CNI, Law Enforcement, Military, Major Events, Transport & Borders, Cyber Security, Facilities, Public and Private sectors.

ISE features a major-scale exhibition including a series of CPD certified conferences, workshops and interactive features exploring considerations of security from initial design through to technologies to secure and in the event of an attack the capabilities to respond.


- It's FREE to attend!

- All content is CPD Certified by The Security Institute

- Attend high-level conferences, summits & debates presented by 200+ world-renowned speakers addressing the latest topics & threats.

- Live product demonstrations showcasing real-life attack testing, live scenario-based solutions and the latest in security innovation

- 375+ International Exhibitors & Suppliers

- Key areas & zones displaying over 1,000 of the latest high-quality products & innovative solutions

- It's co-located with INTERNATIONAL DISASTER RESPONSE EXPO 2019 - with ISE 2019 co-located alongside International Disaster Response (IDR) Expo on the same dates at the same venue, the free-to-attend visitor passes are access all areas allowing entrance to both shows.


Key Themes & Topics

International Security Expo is free-to-attend and features a series of high-level closed-door summits, 6 conferences, product innovation workshops and live demonstrations all exploring the considerations of security from initial design through to technologies to secure and in the event of an attack, the capabilities to respond.



The International Forensics conference has four themes running through it. The first being Policy and the Future with June Guiness OBE from the Home Office Forensic Science Regulator, Dr Anya Hunt, the CEO of The Chartered Society of Forensic Scientists and Dr Karl Harrison with Alecto Forensics then looking at trends for the next 4 years.

Digital Forensics, fingerprints, the forensics of terror, and people will all feature. Professor Colin Self will outline some ground-breaking analytical tools, not yet on the market and Simona Francese, Professor of Forensic and Bioanalytical Mass Spectrometry, Sheffield Hallam University will go into detail about fingerprints. Scott Zimmerman, the Legal Editor with the US based Digital Forensics Magazine will chair the day, but also chat about Digital Evidence from the Dark Side and the afternoon will look at AI and Fraud.

Maintaining the theme of counter terror Andy Oppenheimer, a former bomb disposal officer will look at the bomb makers signature and Dan Kaszeta, a former US Secret Service Chemical Weapons Expert will look at nerve agents before Darren Stanton the Human Lie Detector will get into forensically examining people.


What is the threat, what are CPNI and the MET doing about it and how important is public private cooperation are the subjects that will start this critical subject area? Internationalised by Lina Kolesnikova will outline the EU project on Protect Allied Cities against Terrorism in Securing Urban Areas, before we have a detailed look at the challenges for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham delivered by David Stewart, just finishing as the Interim Head of Security for that project.

However, every crowded place has a different challenge, and these will be brought out by Beverley Griffiths the Resilience Capability lead with the Cabinet Office as she chats to Barry Palmer from the Tate gallery, Philip Jones from Westfield, Simon Hankins from Parliament and Darren Henaghan from Borough Market.

Looking at the high footfall threat we see CPNI looking at screening capabilities before Paul Williams delivers a case study into the O2 and Chris Phillips and Roger Cummings look at Faith communities and designing technology into Crowed places respectively. All aspects of Crowded place security will be covered in this busy programme.


The Cyber Security conference chaired by Mike Gillespie again sees threat and policy in the morning with a very senior NCSC speaker followed by the UK Cyber Security Ambassador to the USA, Dr Henry Pearson before Nicola Whiting, one of the top 20 cyber speakers globally delivers her keynote before participating in a panel looking at diversity, neurodiversity and cyber security with another very senior NCSC representative and an eclectic mix. Last year this was the final session of day 2 and was standing room only, it will be busier this year.

Through the afternoon we have the People Hacker, Jenny Radcliffe who travels the globe and always brings the house down with her insights before Will Geddes looking at the insider threat and Dean Armstrong QC, the Head of Chambers with the 36 Group and author of the legal text book on cyber law and data giving the most unusual of things, some free QC level advice.


For businesses this is the one conference that will give insights in planning for the event with security fails, that is something that happens, crisis needs management and business needs to continue. Chaired by Richard Simpson from Yudu Sentinal who will talk about communication, we hear about the Salisbury poisonings from Laurie Bell, active shootings, leadership challenges, and dealing with issues at transport hubs. The themes connect across the whole conference programme.

Red Teaming, exercising communication and dealing with the media are all examined, and Adam Kirtley from the BBC will delve into the latter. Building resilience, insurance risk, maintaining business tempo and what is your duty of care all give those finishing touches to what every business needs.


Chaired by Dinos Kerigan-Kyrou, with the Partnership for Peace Consortium of Defence Academies & Security Studies Institutes, policy is an opening theme with Kashif Chaudry from DFT, Peter Drissell from CAA and Chris Trelawney from IMO all setting out their store. Internationalising the event sees Alan Carragher from Halifax Airport in Canada, Dr John Coyne from ASPI and Wilfred Covent from Brussels Airport all giving real insights to practical issues in their areas.

It is here we get another ‘realities of terror’ experience from Helen Scott giving her unmissable story about Lockerbie. One common theme of transport is people, and this will be discussed by Andrew Palmer, from Gatwick and Darren Stanton.


The Designing In Security conference is looking at two real areas, fixed designs, architectural, network the challenges with the likes of Mahbubal Islam, Director with The Security Institute, Professor Chris Hankin from Imperial College London, Andrew Sieradzki with BuroHappold Engineering, Thomas Vonier, President, International Union of Architects, Erika Gemmell, Director at Scott Brownrigg architects and Chris Aldous from Design Security. A hugely impressive list of speakers.

However, developing the design theme more we can see the challenges of a woman in a man’s world with Kate Bright from Umbra International, Mark Folmer from ASIS Canada will look at Smart Cities and Ken Pennington the vehicle threat. Gary Heward and Richard Flint from the MFD Group and BRE respectively will continue the design and certification themes after Gareth Hulmes looks at SABRE Certification.

This whole event, aimed at designers, architects and consultants will deliver expertise from all of those areas and more.

Learning Outcomes


This hard-hitting high-level summit has UK Home Office and MET CT Police involvement at its core. Looking at current priorities, the changing nature of Counter Terror in the UK and the pressures on those keeping us safe.

The Global Counter Terrorism Summit is by application only, all submissions are reviewed and you will be notified if your application is successful. You will also need to be registered for International Security Expo 2019 to attend.

*Figen Murrays keynote speech, Realities of Terror: A personal Impact, 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm Tuesday 3rd December, will be open to all attendees.


Cyber crime, fraud, money laundering, people trafficking and the abhorrent abuse of children by criminals are all difficult topics to discuss but they will be tackled in the first International Serious and Organised Crime Summit.

The Global Serious & Organised Crime Summit is by application only, all submissions are reviewed and you will be notified if your application is successful. You will also need to be registered for International Security Expo 2019 to attend.

Who Should Attend

ISE attracts a global audience of Government, CNI, Law Enforcement, Military, Major Events, Transport & Borders, Cyber Security, Facilities and Public and Private sectors.

Meet 13,500+ decision makers and influencers from around the world. The organisers work closely with Department for International Trade DSO and the Home Office to attract delegations from priority export countries.


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