Intersec unveils unprecedented conference program which features six critical pillars

November 2, 2021

Intersec has unveiled its ground-breaking three-day conference program featuring six critical pillars for the industry’s first event in 2022.

The extensive development of the show will see the best minds in the industry participate in Intersec’s dynamic, new conference program addressing the sector’s most vital issues and opportunities. Each of the six pillars features its own dedicated conference, packed with never-before seen material and speakers, offering attendees a unique platform to benchmark, innovate, collaborate, ideate and be inspired.

The conferences, which will run simultaneously between 16 – 18 January 2022, include:

‘Global Security Leaders Summit’ – a hard-hitting summit featuring global security leaders discussing, debating and exchanging perspectives on global security challenges, strategic initiatives and cooperation to foster safety and security of all. Topics to be featured involve responding to national shifts and crisis, the future of law enforcement and leadership in civil defence among others.

‘Protecting Future Connected Cities and Citizens’ – brings together global government leaders, municipalities, policymakers, consultants and technology experts to communicate, share ideas and identify solutions required to create and maintain safe and resilient cities using the latest cutting-edge technologies and best practices from around the world. It will feature case studies, demos on how to create safe venues, insights on surveillance tools, principles of protective safety and more.

‘Agile First Responders Conference’ – a direct reflection of the industry’s most pressing issues, the conference will cover best practice, shared learnings, innovations, tactics and strategy for planning & preparedness, operations and emergency response, resilience & business continuity planning and technical rescue while looking at the industry’s state of the art technologies to protect lives and assets. Topics in the spotlight include emergency planning and preparedness, operations & emergency response, best practices to manage risk among many others.

‘Nexus Workshops’ – provides emergency responders an opportunity for practical benchmarking and knowledge exchange on drills, policies, procedures and practical training and will cover the before, during and after of incident management.

‘Safeguarding Critical Infrastructure’ – a forum to identify potential threats to critical infrastructure, building security and smart construction. Dubai has identified 11 critical infrastructure sectors, this conference in particular has been designed to highlight defence, preparedness and response strategies for each one.

‘Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Focus Day’ – this focused program presents Saudi Arabian mega projects, planning and strategy. Project leaders, government stakeholders and experts will share exclusive insights into the current challenges and opportunities presented by the rapid expansion of the region’s largest market.

Commenting on the outstanding program,Alex Nicholl, Messe Frankfurt Middle East’s Head of Intersec, said:“For 22 years, Intersec has been renowned for being the only event in the region which brings the entire ecosystem of emergency services, security and safety together at one time. This elevated conference program is a strong sign of our commitment to ensuring that those who attend derive clear value from the show, by having the ability to immerse themselves and contribute to conversations that will shape the future of the world and their respective industries. The industry is going through exponential rapid change, Intersec 2022 is meeting the demand for knowledge sharing and presenting the most innovative solutions for the industry. We look forward to welcoming visitors and having them experience first-hand the immense work that has gone into making this edition the most compelling show yet.”

The 23rd edition of the flagship event is being held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum and will be staged under the theme of ‘Uniting the world’s leading industry specialists for the safety & security of future generations.’ 

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