Happy New Year! Here is 2018's first fortnightly round-up of the news and opportunities from techUK’s Justice & Emergency Services programme.
On 7 February techUK is teaming up with Policing Insight run an event exploring the results of their recent survey on provision of ICT to the police. The survey covered frontline staff from every UK Force, and the panel shall discuss what insights for suppliers the findings reveal. The panel consists of a very strong line up of speakers who can between them give a 360-degree view of the police ICT market. Book your place now!
The following week Mike Barton, Chief Constable of Durham Constabulary and NPCC Chief Officer Lead for Crime Operations, is coming to techUK to brief members on his mission to ensure British policing is in the vanguard of tackling crime on the internet, and his overall vision for policing tech.
And nominations are still open for techUK's Justice & Emergency Services Management Committee. Members can nominate themselves or colleagues to sit on the body that steers techUK's work in the blue lights, law enforcement, Home Office, and justice markets. Find out more and nominate yourself for a place!
News, Views and Opportunities
Nominations OPEN for techUK's Justice & Emergency Services Committee
Members can nominate themselves or colleagues to sit on the body that steers techUK's work in the blue lights, law enforcement, Home Office, and justice markets. There are 12 seats on the Committee, including the roles of Chair and Vice-Chair.
To find out more and to nominate yourself or a colleague, click here.
Police Tech: End User Perspectives
7 February - Policing Insight has recently conducted a survey of police officers from all UK forces, assessing their views on the provision of ICT to the police. This event shall explore the results of the survey, and discuss what insights for suppliers the findings reveal.
Sign up here.
Digital Policing Briefing with Chief Constable Mike Barton
14 February - Michael Barton, the Chief Constable of Durham Constabulary and the NPCC Chief Officer Lead for Crime Operations. He and his team are coming to techUK to brief members on his mission to ensure British policing is in the vanguard of tackling crime on the internet, and his overall vision for tech in policing.
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.
Mission Critical Technologies
13-14 June - Mission Critical Technologies is a conference dedicated to next generation public safety technologies. Bringing together a host of forward thinking technology providers, showcasing the most innovative and cutting edge technologies to the International PPDR community.
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Home Office Joint Security & Resilience Centre - Jan Update
The Home Office's Joint Security & Resilience Centre is committed to improving and increasing their communications with industry during 2018. As part of this plan, they intend to send industry regular updates regarding current and pipeline projects at JSaRC. This week's update, the first of 2018, provides an overview of one of their recent projects, the Innovation Call.
Briefing with Action Fraud and the National Crime Agency
5 Feb - This briefing, jointly delivered by Action Fraud and the National Cyber Crime Unit within the NCA, will highlight the partnerships that Action Fraud and the NCCU have developed to help companies report cyber crime incidents.
Higher Education Tech Market: Future Trends, Opportunities and Challenges
5 Feb - techUK members can hear from leading experts from the EdTech world on what they see as the future trends and opportunities facing higher education and the role tech will play.
Accelerating Transformation in the Public Sector
In November 2017 techUK ran an Innovation Den focussing on innovative products or services that can support the delivery of excellent customer services. Read more about it.