National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC)
30 police chiefs headed to Mission Critical Technologies for their annual POB meeting, followed by Networking Drinks at the ‘Meet the Chiefs’ session. The meeting was headed by Richard Berry, the Assistant Chief Constable at Gloucestershire Police and Lead for Communications Data, where he addressed mission critical capabilities from a future perspective at Mission Critical Technologies this year!
Ministerial Keynote by Nick Hurd MP
Nick Hurd MP, UK Minister of State for Policing and Fire, delivered his keynote address at the opening of Mission Critical Technologies 2019. During his speech, the Minister said it
is “absolutely critical” for the UK first responders to have access to the kind of modern technological tools that are being used to perpetrate crimes today.
The Minster also gave an exclusive interview during Mission Critical Technologies, where he talks about emerging technologies as well as how best to utilise technology within the Home Office and the policing sector.
Click on the video link to see the interview
The Chiefs Networking Bar
The industry met at the networking drinks with the Chiefs from across the fire and police services. With discussions around what their biggest technological challenges are, where they have capability-gaps and the types of companies they’re looking to partner with going forward.
KEY SPEAKERS FROM MISSION CRITICAL TECHNOLOGIES 2019 INCLUDED:
techUK Industry Working Group
Mission Critical Technologies in partnership with tech UK successfully hosted an exclusive working group, dedicated to promoting software interoperability and data sharing across police systems at this years event.