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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.

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International Port Security conference - 23/05/2016

Moran Office of Maritime and Port Security and Automatic Systems joins speaker line up at International Port Security this June

SMi are delighted to announce that Moran Office of Maritime and Port Security and Automatic Systems will be speaking at the 7th annual International Port Security (1-2 June 2016, London, UK).

Jeffrey J. Milstein, Director of Operations, (MOMPS) Moran Office of Maritime and Port Security will be presenting on: “Port Security Gaps and weaknesses”. Presentation topics will include:

  • Identifying significant gaps and weaknesses that you are missing everyday
  • Effective means to cut costs and provide higher levels of security to vessels and facilities
  • Establishing the correct regulatory regime to not only be compliant but be to be secure from the real substantiated threats
  • Cyber Security and the future of maritime security

Furthermore, Marc-Andre Vynckier, Sales Manager Latin America & Africa from Automatic Systems will be presenting his case study: Last Generations of Physical Obstacles for Port Access Control. Marc-Andre Vynckier will be speaking about automatic Systems SA – an introduction, and a wide range of equipment for vehicles and pedestrians access control. He will also discuss the main references in port access control and last technical evolutions in pedestrian/passenger boarding control.

For more information please visit the events website:

The conference will bring together key decision makers in the industry to discuss modern methods of port security and provide effective learning experiences for all delegates through expert speakers carefully chosen through extensive research, and workshop magnifying the most topical issues. Topics to be discussed in June include terrorism, cyber security, optimising technology use, regulation and case studies featuring some of the busiest ports from across the world. Our diverse range of topics will allow delegates to learn best practices for port security and understand further how other ports are resolving core challenges.

With 15+ ports already in attendance, don't miss out on the opportunity of over 4 hours worth of networking time. Join the Ports of Bremen, Dover, Gothenburg, Helsingborg, Liverpool, Long Beach, Milford Haven, New Orleans, Rijeka, Rotterdam, Santos, Tilbury, Vienna, Vigo and more.

Don't miss the opportunity to participate in the pre-conference workshop. Captain John Dalby, CEO of Marine Risk Management will be hosting an interactive half-day workshop on Tuesday 31st May 2016. Entitled 'Preparing Ports to Mitigate against External Threats'  this workshop will provide attendees with an overview of what is currently being done and/or overlooked as well as what needs to be done in order to enhance security.

For sponsorship enquiries, contact Sadia Malick on +44 (0) 207 827 6748 or

For delegate enquiries, contact Andrew Gibbons on +44 (0) 207 827 6156 or 

7th annual International Port Security conference
1-2 June 2016
London, UK      

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