Counter Terror Expo 2012 returns to London

The Counter Terror Expo 2012, a premier event for private and public sector professionals who ensure effective responses against terrorism threats, returns for its fourth year on Wednesday and Thursday at the London Olympia.

CTX 2012 is the only event that gathers top industrialists from around the world with the world's top experts in counterterrorism in an environment meant to foster close cooperation in the fight against terrorism at the local, regional and transnational level.

The principal conferences at the event include tactical counterterrorism, critical national infrastructure protection, protection of crowded places, cybersecurity, electronic terrorism and global counterterrorism. More than 100 internationally recognized speakers in counterterrorism will connect with more than 400 leading technologists in the industry to debate about issues, operational strategies and to shape future counterterrorism policy. Experts from government, private sector, security services, emergency services, law enforcement and military will attend the event.

The first day of the conference includes workshops on CBRNE protection and detection, CCTV and monitoring, human factors and training, building and facilities protection, electro optics, thermal imaging and night vision, and personal protection equipment. The second day features workshops on access control, identification and biometrics, perimeter protection and intrusion, surveillance, data and intelligence, communication systems, the disposal of improvised explosive devices, and screening and scanning.