October 9th 2018 | Central London (Zone 1)


The 5th Annual National Security Summit will take place on the 9 October 2018. 150+ senior law enforcement delegates will attend from across blue light services, central government and the wider public sector.

The summit will look at the key issues at the heart of UK National Security. The day will be structured around three core themes:

  • National Security in 2017: Assessing the Threat
  • Resilience from the Ground Up
  • Future Challenges and Opportunities

Join us in October to explore the UK's national security, hear from leading figures within the national arena, and network with senior professionals.

2017 Speakers:

  • Sarah Newton MP, Minister for Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability
  • Mark Rowley, Assistant Commissioner, Specialist Operations, Metropolitan Police and National Lead for Counter Terrorism
  • Tom Hurd, Director General, Office for Security and Counter Terrorism, Home Office
  • Matthew Horne, Deputy Director General (Operations), National Crime Agency
  • Jon Williams, Senior Sales Engineer, MarkLogic
  • Imran Razzaq, UK Public Sector Sales Director, MarkLogic
  • Alan Jones, Crisis and Continuity Management Specialist, PwC UK
  • Sue Hemming, Head of Special Crime and Counter Terrorism Division, Crown Prosecution Service
  • Brian Donald, Chief of Staff, Europol
  • Nick Pickles, Head of Public Policy and Government, UK and Israel, Twitter
  • Mike Stepney, Director of National Operations, Border Force
  • Senior Representative (name withheld), National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) 
  • Sir Paul Stephenson (Chair), former Commissioner, Metropolitan Police Service
  • Further speakers TBC

2017 Sessions:

  • Countering Terrorism in the UK
  • Modernising the Police to Face the Future
  • Update of the National Security Strategy
  • Countering Violent Extremism
  • Safeguarding Children from Harm
  • Confronting the Cyber Threat
  • Brexit and Borders
  • Emergency Planning and Management
  • Continuity and Change in National Security


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