Vital national security summit shaping up to face the future

  • Safeguarding Australia 2017 which will be held on the 3rd and 4th May, Canberra, will cover a variety of topics around the themes of innovation, leadership and diversity by connecting experts, exploring advances in research, analysis and methods being applied to solve challenges in security from government agencies to small businesses by announcing four internationally renowned security thinkers as part of our exciting line-up for it’s forthcoming 14th annual national security summit

    On the local front, discussions with various government departments, academic institutions, and corporate security operations are shaping up to ensure Safeguarding Australia summit maintains its high level of engagement. The conference will be held on the 3rd and 4th May in Canberra. Early bird registration closes on 6th February 2017.

    Among the overseas speakers already set to attend are: Babak Akghar, Professor of Informatics and Director of CENTRIC, Sheffield Hallam University; Patrick Butor, Administrateur Général, French Ministry of Interior; David Lake, head of the Phoenix Police Department’s Business and Economic Stability Team (BEST); and Sanjana Bhardwaj, a social policy expert with over two decades of work experience in the field of sustainable development in the United Arab Emirates, Myanmar, Australia & India. Read more.


    Safeguarding Australia 2017

    turningpointsSafeguarding Australia 2017: the 14th National Security Annual Summit will be on the 3rd and 4th of May 2017 at QT Canberra. 

    Competing priorities, growing threats and increasing complexity will continue to present fundamental challenges to Australia’s national security agenda in the coming years.

    Public and private security professionals — policy makers, practitioners and providers — will be forced to address a wide range of issues which have developed over recent decades and continue to grow, such as violent extremism, cyber threats (from lone and state actors), border control and legislation.

    In coming years, they will need to also contend with the security issues inherent in societal issues, adding known-unknown dimensions to an already complex national security agenda, most notably an ageing population, technology creeping into all facets of life, and diversity in the workplace reflecting an increasingly cosmopolitan society.

    Safeguarding Australia 2017 will help face those challenges and shape the security agenda, by taking as its most demanding theme to date: Security at a Turning Point — Innovation, Leadership and DiversityRead more.

  • Safeguarding Australia 2017

    General registration for the 2017 Conference is now open. Registration closes 4th May 2017.

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