Justice & Emergency Services Update

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    Tuesday07Nov 2017

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

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

I am delighted to invite you all to techUK’s Annual Justice & Emergency Services Reception on 30 November at Eight Moorgate Members Club. The reception is an opportunity to meet fellow members of the supplier community, as well as senior stakeholders from the policing, Home Office, and MoJ. It is an informal occasion to celebrate our work over the past year and look forward to the year ahead.

We have a number of speakers joining us for the evening including Chief Constable Sara Thornton, Chair of the National Police Chiefs’ Council and Angus McCallum, Director, Digital Policing, Metropolitan Police Service. So book your place now! And to enquire about sponsorship opportunities please contact Francesca.Whyte@techuk.org

And if you are interested in how the Data Protection Bill will affect the policing and justice sector, do come along to our event on 14 November.

News, Views and Opportunities

techUK Justice & Emergency Services Reception
30 November - Join techUK at our Annual Justice & Emergency Services Reception. It is a chance to network with other suppliers and stakeholders from policing, the Home Office and Ministry of Justice. Speakers include Sara Thornton of the NPCC and Angus McCallum of the Met. BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW.

How Will Policing and Justice Be Affected By the Data Protection Bill?
14 November - The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Law Enforcement Directive, both contained within the Data Protection Bill, come into effect in May 2018. This event will explore how the Bill will effect policing and justice as a sector, and the implications for the supplier community. Sign up here.

European Justice Summit 2017
techUK is delighted to be partnering with this conference, which shares case studies and best practices and showcases how digital transformation is being embraced in the justice system. techUK members can get a discount with the code EJS200.

Police ICT Summit 2018: Delivering the Future
Registration is now open for the third Police ICT Summit, which is again being hosted, jointly, by the Police ICT Company and the National Police Technology Council. Find out more and book your place here.

Cyber Crime & Fraud - Nearly Half of All Crimes This Year
Figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) suggest that fraud and computer misuse offences account for almost half of all crimes.

More techUK News & Comment

techUK SME Survey - 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.

Health and Social Care Industry Dinner
15 November - The fourth annual techUK Health & Social Care Industry Dinner provides a forum for NHS England, NHS Digital and industry to come together to have an informal dialogue with industry. Buy your ticket here.

Defence Winter Dinner
28 November - Join techUK and Vice Chief of the Defence Staff, General Sir Gordon Messenger KCB DSO OBE ADC at our Annual Winter Dinner. Book your place.

Assessing the Progress of the National Cyber Security Strategy One Year On
One year on from the publication of the National Cyber Security Strategy 2016 – 2021, this event will assess the progress made to date, as well as analysing the persistent challenges the UK faces in the face of growing cyber-threats. Sign up here.


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