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IFSEC International is taking residence at ExCeL London from June 17 to 19. Moving IFSEC International to this world hub of business, visitors will be able to experience every element of the security buying chain all under one roof, according to the event organisers UBM.

London has a population of eight million people in one city and is constantly in the spotlight. This worldwide destination will be a prime location for visitors to attend from across the UK and internationally. With 40 years under its belt, visitors recognise this event as an unrivalled environment to do business, according to the organisers.

The organisers point to research that 92 per cent of security manufacturers and distributors see IFSEC International as their preferred event. Attracting more trade and end users nationally and internationally, are the neighbouring events; FIREX International, Safety & Health Expo, Facilities Show, Energy & Environment Expo and Service Management Expo.

Dedicated to the security buying chain, this is described as an opportunity to learn about more than one specific product area and broaden knowledge across the industry. IFSEC International provides visitors the chance to delve into; Access Control, Integrated Security Solutions, Smart Buildings, Intruder Alarms, IT and Cyber Security, Perimeter Protection, Physical Security, Safe Cities and Video Surveillance.

This security event is also described as the forum where the industry can come together, catch up on the latest developments and gain insight from some of the industry voices. The IFSEC Academy, on the show floor at IFSEC will be offering seven theatres:

ipAssured Education Zone – Specialist IP training and education, in association with distributor Anixter and aimed at trade visitors and security professionals

Smart Buildings Theatre – Taking a holistic approach to security, fire, IT, data management and business

Convergence Solutions Theatre – Showcasing the latest technologies and solutions available for applications today across a variety of disciplines and covering three3 core themes: Safe Cities, Protecting Transport & Critical Infrastructure, and Future Control Room Technologies

Tavcom Training Theatre – Bespoke training from the training provider Tavcom, on CCTV, IP, access control and more

IFSEC Global.com Centre Stage – looking at the key issues and trends defining the future of security

Risk & Security Management Theatre – End User Theatre – Case studies will be presented of real situations, panel debates will take to the stage to generate industry discussion and interactive Q&As.

Safe Cities Academy

The need for global city hubs (London being the major contributor to UK plc) to future proof, upgrade and plan has never been greater with collaboration from global business leaders, mayor’s office, first responders and local and central government. Safe Cities utilise a multi-agency approach, led by the government to protect the population, the infrastructure and a city’s economy against the threat of terrorism, criminal activity and natural disasters.

The Safe Cities Academy will provide conference sessions designed for:
• Local and National city authorities including the mayors’ offices, city councils, police, transport authorities, fire and emergency planning authorities
• Local and Central government departments such as the Home Office, Ministry of Interior, Home Affairs/Justice/Department for Homeland Security, offices for security & counter-terrorism, GCHQ, Secret Services
• Global City Representatives, including; City mayors, police chiefs, transport security professionals
• Private Sector such as; Global enterprises, large corporates, utilities, IT, banking, healthcare and transport

IFSEC International 2014 is part of Protection & Management 2014. Registration for IFSEC International gives badge holders access to FIREX International, Facilities Show, Safety & Health Expo, Energy & Environment Expo and Service Management Expo.

Registration for IFSEC International is live for entry into the 2014 event and its co-located shows within Protection & Management 2014, visit www.ifsec.co.uk/profsec.


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