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Aviation security symposium AVSEC Global 2019 to take place in September

Posted 30 July 2019 · Add Comment

The fourth edition of the aviation security symposium, AVSEC Global 2019, is set to take place from 22 to 24 September at the JW Marriott Marquis, Dubai, with the welcome reception on board the iconic Queen Elizabeth 2.

 

Organised by Emirates Group Security, the airline’s multi-faceted security strategy company, delegates can look forward to thirty presentations on topics ranging from chemical and cyber warfare, drones and detection, to terrorism and trafficking, stowaways and smuggling. Eight workshops tackling subjects from brain hacks and security at mass gatherings to behavioural analysis and preparing for a crisis, and an exercise that spotlights hijacking.

This year the elite panel of speakers include neuroscientists, behavioural strategists, influencers, leaders, founders and directors in the security industry.

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saaed Al Maktoum, chairman and chief executive Emirates Airline & Group, is scheduled to open the event and the first keynote address will be delivered by Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline.

Dr Abdulla Al Hashimi, divisional senior vice president, Emirates Group Security said: “It’s encouraging to see AVSEC’s global appeal grow with every edition – it goes to show the stature and success of the event. It’s become a key platform to share, discuss and ideate around the most topical issues and challenges facing aviation security and our communities today. In this increasingly complex digital world, security touches every facet of our professional and personal lives and should be treated as everybody’s responsibility. This is why we’ve speakers and delegates drawn from a broad spectrum of industries, expertise and roles, as well as founders, governments, regulators, airlines and airport operators.”

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