Programme

We return to St James’ Park, Newcastle on the 7th & 8th November for our next BAPCO event.  Public Safety Technology - What happens next?  Whilst we wait to see new timelines and delivery schedules from the ESMCP, technology moves on and the need to maintain public safety never stops.

What can you expect?

  • Two half days of sessions
  • Home Office ESMCP team representation
  • Networking dinner to relax and catch up 
  • Refreshments including a lunch on arrival on Day 1
  • Exhibition with leading industry suppliers
  • Pitch-view private boxes for private meetings
  • Networking opportunities throughout the event
  • Unique city centre venue with onsite parking

Programme:

Day 1 - Wednesday 7 November 2018:

12:45 - 13:30

Registration & Lunch in the Exhibition Area

13:30 - 13:35

Welcome & British APCO Update
John Anthony, President, BAPCO

13:35 - 13:40 Welcome from our Main Partner
Fergus Mayne, Head of UK and Ireland Sales, Motorola Solutions

13:40 - 14:20

The Relaunch of ESN
Becca Jones, ESN Customer Engagement Director & DCC Richard Morris
This session will outline the progress made by the programme since the last presentation to BAPCO, the developments, provide a customer perception and upcoming activities.

14:20 - 14:30

Excelerate Technology Car Demo 
- demonstrating the future of connected infrastructure and connectivity on the move for emergency response.  

14:30 - 14:50

Networking & Refreshments in the Exhibition Area

14:50 - 15:20

Control Rooms in the Cloud
Mark Swift, Product Manager, Motorola Solutions

15:20 - 16:00

MAIT Session
Helen Shapcott, Senior Consultant, Mott MacDonald
Paul Sutherland, Head of Critical Communications, Mott MacDonald
Connor Haley, Atos 

16:00 - 16:10

Excelerate Technology Car Demo 
- demonstrating the future of connected infrastructure and connectivity on the move for emergency response.  

16:00 - 16:30

Networking & Refreshments in the Exhibition Area

16:30 - 17:10

Intelligent Light-Bar for Public Safety
Mick Trosh & Ashweeni Beeharee, Satellite Applications Catapult

17:10 - 17:50

Transforming Public Safety through Technology
(with live demo + Q&A)
Robert Hogg, CEO, Black Marble

17:50 - 17:55

Closing Remarks - Day 1
John Anthony, President, BAPCO

17:55 - 18:55

Drinks Reception in Nine Bar
- Sponsored by Motorola Solutions

19:00 - late

Networking Dinner in Nine Bar
- Sponsored by Frequentis & Hexagon

 

Day 2 - Thursday 8 November 2018:

08:30 - 09:00

Registration & Refreshments in the Exhibition Area

09:00 - 09:05

Welcome to Day 2
John Anthony, President, BAPCO

09:05 - 09:50

Building user Confidence in ESN

Steve Whatson – Deputy Director - ESMCP
Lucy Baker – Head of ESN Customer Advocacy - EE
Simon McCutcheon – Business Relations & User Assurance - Motorola Solutions
Stuart Lander – ESN Police Executive

An update from partners on recent work focussed upon building user confidence. The session will provide an opportunity for attendees to provide feedback on what users would like the programme and partners to do more of.

09:50 - 10:20

An introduction to the Defence and Security Accelerator
Andrew Peaty, Innovation Partner, Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA)

10:20 - 10:50

Using Airwave to Deliver ESN Benefits Today
Peter Hudson, Head of Global TETRA Product Line, Sepura

10:50 - 11:00 Excelerate Technology Car Demo 
- demonstrating the future of connected infrastructure and connectivity on the move for emergency response.  

10:50 - 11:20

Networking & Refreshments in the Exhibition Area

11:20 - 11:50

Sustaining the Airwave Service
Martin Benke, Vice President MSSSI, Motorola Solutions

11:50 - 12:20

Augmented Reality - A change in perspective for officers on the ground
Dinesh Thanigasalam, Commercial Director, Aligned Assets Ltd

12:20 - 13:00

Making ESN a Reality – Case Studies in Deployment

Ian Taylor, ESN Senior User – Fire
Keith Lazzari, Durham and Darlington FRS
Philippa Brown, Business Change Adviser – OCiP

This session will provide examples of the work of emergency services users ahead of deploying ESN. Case studies spanning Fire Services, operational policing and other services will detail the work and issues being tackled.

13:00 - 13:05

Closing Remarks
John Anthony, President, BAPCO

13:05 - 13:15 Excelerate Technology Car Demo 
- demonstrating the future of connected infrastructure and connectivity on the move for emergency response.