GSA 2013 will again be bringing together leading experts and specialists from their chosen fields including Chairman of the Conference, Professor Andrew Tan, Professor of Social Sciences and International Studies at the University of New South Wales, Australia; Vice-Chairman Professor Alan Hatcher, International Risk and Security Adviser of the Alan Hatcher Associates Pty Ltd, Australia; Gwyn Winfield, Editor and Publisher of the CBRNe World, United Kingdom.
The Conference will open with a Keynote Address to be given by the well respected Dr Rohan Gunaratna, M.A. (Notre Dame), Ph.D. (St. Andrews), Professor of Security Studies and Head of International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research. He will be sharing his views on “The Current and Emerging Global Terrorist Threat in Southeast Asia”.
General Tariq Parvez, former National Coordinator for the National Counter Terrorism Authority and Former DG Federal Intelligence Agency and Chairman of Initiative for Public Security (IPSEC) will give us an insight into the problems that the security forces are facing in Pakistan and the impact expected as a result of the withdrawal of the security forces from Afghanistan.
NATO today faces a whole range of complex challenges and threats to its security, much different from the threat faced by Allies when the Alliance was formed. Lieutenant Colonel Bernd Allert an Expert in CBRN from Weapons of Mass Destruction Non-Proliferation Centre, NATO, with years of experience in CBRN Training, International Outreach and Civil-Military Cooperation will be sharing how Terrorism poses a direct threat to the security of the citizens of NATO countries, and to international stability and prosperity and its role in Countering CBRN Terrorism.
Mr Noboru Nakatani, Executive Director, INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation will be sharing on how the digital security functions of the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation will network investigators with other experts across the world, leverage information, knowledge and expertise in digital forensics, and harmonise global efforts to enhance cyber-security measures.
Ms Caroline O’Hare, Commander of Strategy & Education Units of the Counter Terrorism & Special Tactics Command, New South Wales Police Force will discuss the strategic approach to preventing violent extremism in the policing environment
Additional Conference topics include:
- “Can we use alternative systems to counter emerging threats?” Jason Thomas, Expert in the area of Counterinsurgency/Stability will present one alternative using the Observe-Orient-Decide-Act (OODA) Loop
- Natalia Tereshchenko, from the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences will be discussing the practical approach as to how the international community may improve its efforts in engaging with officials and the civil society to counter the financing of terrorism.
- “How do we create effective security systems to protect our buildings and other infrastructures?” will be covered in great depth by Dr. David J Brooks (PhD, MSc, BSc), Senior Security Science Academic with the Security Research Institute, Edith Cowan University, Australia.
- Delegates will also gain insights into The Seeds of Terror – The Use of Explosives in South East Asia presented by Michael Coldrick, the Explosive, Security and Counter Terrorism Specialist from the United Kingdom.
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The cost of the Conference ranges from a one-day rate of SGD490 to a three-day rate of SGD980, and includes lunch, tea break and conference proceedings. Participants from the government and military sector enjoy discounted rates. For a complete list of Speakers and topics together with information on accommodation, registration and contacts visit http://www.globalsecasia.com
About GSA 2013
Global Security Asia 2013 (GSA 2013) is regarded as the premier International Exhibition and Conference focusing exclusively on Counter Terrorism, Internal State Security, Law Enforcement and Civil Defence in the Asia Pacific Region. It addresses the fundamental issues of global terrorism and internal state security and presents opportunities for Governments, Agencies and Security Professionals to meet and discuss the solutions using state-of the art defence and security technologies and equipment to meet the current and future threats to a Nation’s sovereignty, infrastructure and public security. The exhibition will be showcasing the latest technology solutions in the Defense and Security environment covering areas such as equipment for Paramilitary and Special Forces, Civilian Defense and First Response , Forensics, Manned and Unmanned Vehicles, Intelligence, Monitoring, CCTV and Surveillance, Security Screening, Biometrics, Land, Air and Sea Security, IT Security, Lethal and Non-Lethal weapons, Ballistics and Personal Protection, Access Control, Emergency Services and Medical, CBRN / IED’s, Mass Transportation, Image Recording and Tracking, Perimeter and Intrusion Detection and Infrastructure Security.
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