IFSEC International and Euralarm has announced an exclusive partnership that will include a new half-day conference taking place at London’s ExCeL on 17th June 2015. ‘Smart Cities: Safer & Secure’ will explore how those responsible for protecting key assets can obtain the tools to ensure smart cities remain safe and secure.
Featuring key speakers from leading European sectors such as manufacturing, systems integration and civic authorities, the conference will probe how the rapid global advance of smart cities and the increased use of integrated platforms create a greater need to for safer and secure environments.
Euralarm is at the forefront of setting standards within the electronic fire and security industry across Europe, ‘Smart Cities: Safer & Secure’ will bring together a range of experts from across the sector to impart their unique insight on how the concept of smart cities is being underpinned by large scale and sophisticated networked technologies.
The strategic half day event aimed at professionals in the emergency services, national and local government along with those working on critical national infrastructure, amongst others will offer a great opportunity to further explore how to increase the safety and security across Europe and beyond.
In addition to the conference IFSEC International will also host an interactive webinar on the same theme in the run up to the event. Taking place in April the ‘Smart Cities: Safer & Secure’ webinar will explore similar topics with a host of case studies that will showcase successful adoptions of integrated networked security and fire systems.
Participants will also benefit from the webinar format by being able to pose questions to as well as challenge the expert panel hosting the event. The webinar will be open to participants from across the globe and will be freely available via www.ifsecglobal.com.
Martin Harvey, Head of Regulatory Affairs EMEA, Tyco /ADT and Euralarm states: “IFSEC International 2015 will provide Euralarm with a formidable opportunity to present a cohesive narrative on how today’s smart cities are being made safer. Product developments and networked solutions have become critical aspects of smart city concepts and Euralarm is pleased to be able to impart expertise and guidance on a range of case studies and experiences. Anyone with a strategic interest in the protection of key assets and infrastructure is invited to participate in both the conference and webinar.”
Gerry Dunphy, Event Director- IFSEC International states: “We are really excited to expand our partnership with Euralarm this year, IFSEC International, along with FIREX International and Ifsecglobal.com, are fantastic platforms to help engage with our shared global audiences on such a key topic. The development of Safe Cities is a major addition to IFSEC’s strategic offering this year and a leading conference such as ‘Smart Cities: Safer & Secure’ is a statement of the direction IFSEC is now taking. The webinar in April will be an excellent introduction to what is available at ExCeL in June and helps to form a fully joined up offering for the Safe Cities audience.”
IFSEC International 2015 takes place from 16th – 18th June at ExCeL London. For more information about IFSEC International 2015, visit www.ifsec.co.uk, for more information on Safe Cities, visit: www.ifsec.co.uk/safe-cities