Justice & Emergency Services Update

Here is your fortnightly round-up of the news and opportunities from techUK’s Justice & Emergency Services programme.

Last week we were delighted to host Robert Leach and Katy Bourne of the Police ICT Company, Neil Roberts of the National Police Technology Council, and Ian Bell, Director of NPCC Enabling Programmes. It was great to hear from the four of them, and pleasing that they were so open to engaging with industry. If you missed the event, you can watch the video here.

Earlier this month techUK held it's annual PS2030 conference, which explores how technological innovations will transform public services by 2030. You can read the highlights of the Digital Policing and Public Safety Panel on our website.


News, Views and Opportunities

Police ICT Co & National Police Technology Council Briefing
Digital policing leaders from the National Police Technology Council and Police ICT Company came to techUK to engage with the supplier community and explain the strategic direction for policing tech over the coming years.
Watch the video here.

Making the Case for Small Businesses
To better understand the views of SMEs operating in the public sector tech market, techUK has launched our annual SME survey. The findings will be used to develop recommendations to promote innovation in the public sector, and help dynamic British based SMEs to scale and grow. Complete the survey here.

#techUKPS2030: The Future of Policing & Public Safety
The Digital Policing and Public Safety panel at PS2030, kindly sponsored by InterSystems, explored how technological developments will affect the way police operate over the coming years. Read all about our flagship public sector conference here.

Breaking Down Barriers: Multi Agency Collaboration for Public Safety
31 October - techUK is delighted to host this event bringing together public sector and tech industry to share best practice, ideals, tools and resources on how we can work together to create the environment that supports and drives effective collaboration between police and local agencies.
Sign up here.


More techUK News & Comment

Join techUK's Public Services Board
techUK’s Public Services Board is looking for representatives from members to shape and lead our work with senior Government stakeholders. The PSB is the most senior member body operating in the public sector space at techUK.
Find out more.

techUKMeetUp: Digital Future, Crown Commercial Service
9 October - techUK's MeetUps bring together people from across the tech community and public sector to swap stories, experiences and ideas. Find out more here.

Cyber Security and the Smart Meter Rollout
10 October - techUK is organising this half day conference to share knowledge and current best practice in information security, how suppliers are securing smart meters and what the implications are there for the Internet of Things.
Book now.

GDPR: Implications, Compliance & Opportunities for Local Government
11 October - techUK is hosting an event to understand the implications GDPR will have local government.
Sign up on the website.

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