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SMi Group Ltd

Global Event Producing Company

The SMi Group is a highly Professional, Independent and Global event producing company that specialises in Business to Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and Training. We create and deliver events within Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical sectors.

Our aim is to provide you with the highest Quality Events in Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical sectors, which are timely, relevant and important to you and your company!

We pride ourselves on being connected to the best and most Knowledgeable Expert speakers in your business sector. We believe in bringing you together with your peers in order to Learn, Engage, Share and Network with the very best. We hold events in over 30 major cities throughout the world including London, Paris, Singapore and have welcomed over 200k participants from 80 countries to our events.

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8th Annual Port Security Technology - 07/06/2017

International Sea Ports and Maritime Authorities Gather in 2 Weeks to Discuss Port Security Technology

Attendee list released featuring Creuers Del Port De Barcelona, International Maritime Organisation, London Gateway, Port of Tallinn Ltd, Total Soft Bank Ltd. and more...

With just two weeks to go until Port Security Technology 2017, SMi Group have released a preliminary list of attendees ahead of the industry meeting set to take place on 19th and 20th June in London.

Now in its 8th year, the conference will bring together major sea port security operators alongside world leading solution providers to find the right solutions to the most important security challenges faced at major container ports. Nations attending include: Estonia, Malta, Netherlands, South Korea, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom and USA.

An attendee list is available in the event download centre, click here to view.

Event highlights will include:

  • Over 17 thought provoking presentations
  • An opening keynote address from London Gateway to showcase their state-of-the-art security systems
  • Key technology and security updates from international ports from: Malta, Netherlands, Spain, UK and US
  • An exclusive panel discussion on cyber resilience for incident prevention
  • A focus on the success and failure of the ISPS code
  • An insight into the Rotterdam approach to traffic monitoring and vessel identification to optimise risk management
  • See how Transport for London collaborate with port operators to establish strong resilience plans for transport networks
  • Learn about CBRN risks in the port environment
  • Gain an understanding of what is a major incident
  • Discuss the threat of terror attacks and what port should do to prevent them
  • Case study on Port of Belfast's key requirements for counter terrorism
  • Overview of the US Navy's biometric program

The 8th annual event will also feature an all new exclusive half day post conference workshop on “A Devil’s Advocate Approach to Port Security” hosted by Captain John Dalby, CEO, Marine Risk Management/Globalert Africa, taking place on the 21st June, 2017.

Further information is available at 

8th Annual Port Security Technology
19th – 20th June 2017
Holiday Inn Kensington Forum, London, UK

Media: Contact Theresa Chung on
Booking: Contact James Hitchen on

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