We return to St James’ Park, Newcastle on the 13th & 14th November for our 2019 Newcastle Satellite Series edition.

What can you expect?

  • Two half days of sessions
  • Home Office ESN team representation
  • BAPCO Social to relax and catch up after Day 1
  • 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 Highlights:

ESN updates

  • Emergency Services Network – Delivery update
    Becca Jones – ESN Deployment Director   
  • Emergency Services Network – How will we know that it works? An overview of Operational Assurance
    Damien Smethurst (Chief Superintendent and North West ESN Programme Director)
    Dr Stuart Lander (ESN Operational Evaluation Lead)

Day One - 13 November 2019

12:45 - 13:30 Registration, lunch and exhibition
13:30 - 13:35 Welcome and British APCO Update John Anthony, British APCO President
13:35 - 14:15 Emergency Services Network - Delivery Update Becca Jones, ESN Deployment Director
14:15 - 14:50 Refreshment break and exhibition
14:50 - 15:30

Building safer communities: a unified public safety platform to support effective demand management and streamlined workflows

Ian Williams, Senior Consultant, Motorola Solutions

Sponsored Session: Motorola Solutions

15:30 - 16:10 What3Words - Making it work in a control room Dave Wrigley, West Yorkshire FRS
Patrick Arbuthnott, what3words
16:10 - 16:40 Refreshment break and exhibition
16:40 - 17:20 NG999 - Next Steps Ch Supt David Jackson, Metropolitan Police
17:20 - 17:50 NG999: Creating the Internet of Life-Saving Things

Jessica Reed, Director, Global Expansion, Rapid SOS

Sponsored Session: Rapid SOS
17:50 - 18:00 Closing Remarks John Anthony, British APCO President
18:00 - 19:00 Drinks Reception: Sponsored by Motorola Solutions
19:00 - late BAPCO Social: Sponsored by Hexagon and Telent
Free to register for all delegates


Day Two - 14 November 2019

08:30 - 09:00 Registration, arrival refreshments and exhibition
09:00 - 09:05 Welcome and British APCO Update Ian Thompson, CEO, British APCO 
09:05 - 09:45

Emergency Services Network – How will we know that it works? An overview of Operational Evaluation

Dr Stuart Lander, ESN Operational Evaluation Lead
Supt Ieuan Matthews, ESN Regional Co-ordination Manager: Wales
Julie Grosert, NFCC Business Change and Assurance Manager

09:45 - 10:10 A collaborative approach in developing innovative solutions for the Public Safety Community Martin Trainor, Researcher, Dublin City University
10:10 - 10:40 NG999 – Creating a joined up solution​

Ben Ryland, Head of Public Sector, 4net Technologies

Sponsored Session: 4net Technologies

10:40 - 11:20 Refreshment break and exhibition
11:20 - 11:50 Cradlepoint in-vehicle LTE router solution wins ESN authorisation at the critical bearer level

Peter Warren, Head of Public Safety, Cradlepoint EMEA

Sponsored Session: Cradlepoint

11:50 - 12:30 MAIT Update and Deployment Plan Tony Bracey, Joint Emergency Services Group (JESG) Wales
12:30 - 12:35 Closing Remarks John Anthony, British APCO President
12:35 Conference Closes

This is a draft programme - timings and sessions subject to change