Justice & Emergency Services Update

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    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.

Those of you who were unable to make it to the Police ICT Summit last month can now read about it and watch some highlights to fill you in on what you missed.

Having hosted a fascinated event with Chief Constable Mike Barton this morning, our next event will be a partnership event for members with innovative solutions who want to drive transformation in policing. If you fit the bill, come along for a chat.

And in May we have West Yorkshire Police coming to techUK to engage with the industry ahead of undertaking a procurement exercise for an off the shelf ERP solution. Book your place now.


News, Views and Opportunities

Microsoft Public Safety & National Security Partnership Event
6 March - The Microsoft Public Safety and National Security (PS&NS) team are looking to expand its partner ecosystem. If you have an innovative solution which would help drive digital transformation in public safety and security, come along for a chat. Book your place now.

West Yorkshire Police: Pre-Procurement Supplier Engagement Event
3 May - West Yorkshire Police is looking to engage the supplier community ahead of undertaking a procurement exercise for an off the shelf ERP solution. This event is a chance for them to brief industry on their requirements and the intended procurement approach. Sign up here.

Police ICT Summit 2018
Addressing the theme 'Delivering the Future', the 2018 Police ICT Summit took place in Hinckley, Leicestershire over the 17 and 18 January. The Police ICT Company teamed up with the National Police Technology Council to bring together hundreds of suppliers and police officers to explore tech in policing. Read more 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.


More techUK News & Comment

RAF 100 Dinner
1 March - techUK's RAF100 Centenary Dinner on the 1 March 2018 at the Imperial War Museum is part of the RAF100 initiative, celebrating 100 years of the RAF. The special guest speaker is Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier, Chief of the Air Staff, RAF. Book your place now.

Demystifying Local Government – Growing the Tech Market
1 March - Local Government can often be seen as a complex market and one that is hard to navigate. As such, techUK is delighted to host a panel discussion with local Government and industry to demystify local Government as a market.

Connect with the Public Sector Digital Community at #techUKMeetUp
20 March - Join techUK and the Crown Commercial Service to hear about how GovTech companies are winning business through the Digital Marketplace. Book your place now.

Security and Defence 2018| Chatham House
12-13 March - The annual Chatham House Security and Defence conference will this year explore how states and other actors can adapt to increasingly layered and multidirectional conflicts? How are relationships evolving, and where is there potential for greater cooperation? Book your place now.

 

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.@ChiOnwurah says she wants UK to be an innovation nation but that means investing in skills #DrivingtheFuture #Lab18
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Caroline Gray @Agilisys explains how to embed a culture that will support ongoing change through clear accountabili… https://t.co/V6Q4gc8lAA
We don't need to fear tech we need to seize it and take the advantages for ourselves says @LiamByrneMP #WorkForAll
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