** This event is now fully booked. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to join the event wait list.**
We are delighted to announce that the keynote speaker for this year’s techUK Justice & Emergency Services Annual Reception will be Martin Hewitt, Chair of the National Police Chiefs' Council.
This reception is an informal occasion, bringing together industry and public servants interested in the digital transformation of public safety and justice. It is an opportunity to meet fellow members of the supplier community, to hear from senior police figures about the future of digitised justice and emergency services, and to network with colleagues and public sector stakeholders. This is a free to attend event for techUK members.
Last year’s reception brought together over 150 people from industry and the public sector, with a speech from Commissioner Cressida Dick CBE QPM of the Metropolitan Police Service. Representatives from across the criminal justice system spent a highly enjoyable evening mingling with the leading lights of the technology supplier community. So be sure to put the date in your diary!
Martin Hewitt, Chair, National Police Chiefs' Council
From 1993 to 2005, Martin served in Kent Police where he undertook a number of roles with a focus on detective posts in both crime and counter terrorism. Martin joined Metropolitan Police Service in 2005, and after being the first head of the newly formed Met Intelligence Bureau, served in the ranks of Commander and Deputy Assistant Commissioner with responsibility for gangs, organised crime and specialist crime investigation. Martin Hewitt is the Chair of the National Police Chiefs’ Council.
From 1993 to 2005, Martin served in Kent Police where he undertook a number of roles with a focus on detective posts in both crime and counter terrorism. Martin joined Metropolitan Police Service in 2005, and after being the first head of the newly formed Met Intelligence Bureau, served in the ranks of Commander and Deputy Assistant Commissioner with responsibility for gangs, organised crime and specialist crime investigation.
As Assistant Commissioner, Martin was responsible for frontline policing across London, includes local policing and specialist crime commands. He was also the NPCC lead for both adult sexual offences and kidnap and extortion.
Prior to his police service, Martin spent seven years as a Commissioned Officer in The Royal Artillery. He was awarded the Queens Police Medal in the 2014 Birthday Honours. Martin lives in London and is married with four children.
Venue: Royal Society of Arts, 8 John Adams Street, London, WC2N 6EZ
Timings: 18:30 - 22:00
Tickets: techUK members - free
Non-techUK members - £99+VAT
Computacenter is the leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services and solutions to large corporate and public sector organisations. We help our customers to source, transform and manage their IT infrastructures and to deliver digital transformations. Computacenter is a public company quoted on the London FTSE 250 and employs approx. 15,000 people worldwide. For more information visit https://www.computacenter.com/uk
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Worldwide Public Sector helps government, education, and non-profit customers deploy cloud services to reduce costs, drive efficiencies, and increase innovation across the globe. With AWS, you only pay for what you use, with no up-front physical infrastructure expenses or long-term commitments.
Read more at https://aws.amazon.com/government-education/
The future of policing is digital. It’s about using technology to help police work better together – speeding things up and simplifying them while staying secure and efficient. We understand your challenges and have a long history of working to improve UK policing. Read more at https://business.bt.com/public-sector/police/
Cisco helps seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the unconnected. An integral part of our DNA is creating long-lasting customer partnerships, working together to identify our customers' needs and provide solutions that fuel their success. Read more at https://www.cisco.com/c/en_uk/index.html