The Security Event launches seminar programme featuring industry leading speakers and Technical Seminar Theatre sponsored by Linx International Group

The Security Event is pleased to announce the details of its seminar programme, designed by security professionals for security professionals. The three theatres will provide free content from industry leading experts giving insights to the latest developments across the industry, overviews of technological advances and practical tips from industry experts to help keep you, the visitor, remain completely up to date.

Taking place from 9-11 April at the NEC, Birmingham, The Security Event will welcome high-profile speakers such as Professor Martin Gill who will be chairing a Keynote Panel offering insights direct from exclusive research for The Security Event on the trends impacting security installers and integrators.

Philip Ingram MBE former Senior Intelligence and Security Officer who will chair a discussion on Convergence: The challenges for installers and integrators in the increasingly cyber enabled age and feature panellists including Peter Houlis who has just sold the award-winning installation company 2020 Vision and Ellie Hurst from the leading Midlands Based Cyber Security company, Advent IM. Advice and tips for the installer community will abound.

Throughout the three days, The Security Event’s Innovation Theatre will feature presentations from some of the leading manufacturers, covering topics such as CCTV, access control, integration platforms, automation and intelligent locking systems. Getting all of these experts together gives visitors the chance to remain completely current with all aspects of the industry from those at the cutting edge of their field.

All founding partners will be presenting, and seminars announced to date include:

  • The door was open…: a look at the cyber gaps in your building systems – Tyco
  • Using digital services to add value to intruder alarms – Texecom
  • Deliver Business Efficiencies by deploying innovative integrated security systems – TDSi
  • The revolution created by Cloud based security management – Honeywell Security & Fire

Complementing the Innovation Theatre, the Security in Practice Theatre will see many of the leading industry bodies giving updates from their perspective on developments across the industry and these will include ASIS, The Security Institute, SSAIB and the FSA. It is here the mechanics of development is the fabric of the industry, championed by these organisations, will be presented under one roof and all part of the free content.

The Linx International Group are sponsoring the Education Theatre and will deliver a three-day programme, offering practical training tips and guidance for security installers and integrators. Covering current and emerging challenges, specialist seminars will address the most pressing issues facing security teams and engineers to ensure they are equipped to meet the demands of an ever-evolving industry.

Each day, Kevin Matthews the Certified Technical Security Professional (CTSP) registrar, will present an introduction to the CTSP Register. “At the event we will highlight the personal and commercial benefits of having both experience and qualifications acknowledged by a respected independent public Register,” he said. Launched in 2017, CTSP is a searchable professional Register that publicly recognises the competency of individuals fulfilling technical roles in the electronic security and fire sectors, including Installation, Maintenance and Commissioning Technicians/Engineers, Auditors and Consultants.  It is operated by Linx International Group Company Tavcom and is supported by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) and Dubai based SIRA.

The Security Event, a brand-new event for the security industry has as its core vision to provide a platform which brings together the channel market of installers, dealers, distributors and resellers all in one place. The event will also host around 100 world-leading security brands and will deliver an event designed by security professionals for security professionals.

The free and comprehensive line up of content is not to be missed.