World's leading experts head to Counter Terror Expo 2009

Friday, 17 October, 2008

With the risk from terrorism remaining severe in jurisdictions globally, many of the worlds leading experts in the field will gather in London to debate best practice to deal with the threat at Counter Terror Expo 2009.

This mission critical event is being held 10-11th February 2009 at the prestigious Queen Elizabeth Centre in Westminster, and brings the experts together with those at the sharp end of delivering meaningful counter terrorism solutions globally.

"Counter Terror Expo is the flagship event for 2009. Combining two days of top level debate with specialist workshops and an exhibition of counter terrorism technologies from the world's leading vendors, Counter Terror Expo is a key diary event," comments Peter Jones, Event Director, Counter Terror Expo 2009.

Issues to be covered include countering radicalisation, intelligence gathering and sharing and multi-lateral approaches to countering large scale terrorist attacks, as well as business resilience solutions in the face of a terrorist strike and best practice methods in dealing with the outcomes of an attack.
Keynote addresses by the Baroness Neville-Jones of Hutton Roof DCMG, UK Shadow Security Minister; Richard Williams, Deputy of the Director of Armaments Directorate of Division, NATO; Assistant Commissioner, Robert Quick, Metropolitan Police and Frank Gardner, Senior Security Correspondent for the BBC, will set the scene for Counter Terror Expo 2009.

Principal presentations by Mike Smith, Executive Director, Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations (UN); Nigel Inkster CMG, Director of Transnational Threats and Political Risk, The International Institute for Strategic Studies, Former Director of Operations and Intelligence, British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) and Lisa Garin-Michaud, Bioterrorism Prevention Program, INTERPOL, will set both direction and pace.

With the London Olympics looming large on the horizon Dr. Jack Zhang, Beijing Emergency Response System (EMS) Project Group, State Council of China and Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, Peoples Republic of China; Deputy Assistant Commissioner Richard Bryan, Head of Olympic Security Directorate, Metropolitan Police and others, will debate counter terrorism policy at major global events and venues.

"We are delighted to have such distinguished experts share their invaluable experience at Counter Terror Expo 2009. This two-day event aims to build on such experience and help to formulate and deliver best practice counter terrorism strategies in the years to come," concludes Peter Jones.

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