INTERPOL World set to debut in April 2015

November 11, 2014 - 

INTERPOL World is a new industry event aimed at bringing together security key solution providers and security professionals to identify important security challenges and co-create solutions to combat them and ultimately make the world a safer place.

According to INTERPOL’s recent announcement, INTERPOL World, which takes place from April 14 to 16, 2015, in Singapore, includes the INTERPOL World Expo trade show and seminars, as well as more focused discussions at the INTERPOL WorldCongress, and the INTERPOL WorldDialogue.

More than 70 percent of the exhibition space for INTERPOL World has been taken, including companies on the cutting edge of biometrics, Command & Control systems, mobile and IT forensics, unmanned systems, anti-counterfeiting solutions, geospatial intelligence, identity management and access control.

The INTERPOL WorldCongress is a forum where industry experts and INTERPOL World strategic partners will discuss global security threats and present co-created solutions across four topics: cybersecurity, safe cities, border management and supply chain security.

The INTERPOL WorldDialogue is an invitation-only leadership forum for government policy makers, influencers and key industry leaders to identify and engage on impending and future threats facing the global security industry. Organizers expect heads of states, ministers, chiefs of police, government officials, and other high-level individuals to attend.

INTERPOL will also be hosting two major events alongside INTERPOL World in Singapore: the opening of the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) on April 13, 2015, and The INTERPOL Asian Regional Conference April 15 to 17, 2015.

The IGCI is a cutting-edge research and development facility for the identification of crimes and criminals, innovative training, operational support and partnerships. It will complement INTERPOL’s General Secretariat in Lyon, France, and enhance INTERPOL’s presence in Asia.

The INTERPOL Asian Regional Conference is intended to focus on improving police co-operation between the Asian member countries.

INTERPOL has been working hard on efforts to incorporate biometrics into its global policing efforts. Last month, its Facial Expert Working Group to begin work on developing international facial recognition standards around the quality, format and distribution of facial data for the use of identifying individuals involved in crimes.

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