SAR hosted the Irish Security Series (#ISSSAR), in the form of six panel type discussions, between November 2017 and May 2018 in Dublin, Ireland and due to their success, has continued hosting them.
Date for your diary: Our next event is on the 27th of March on the topic of Managing Kidnap and Hostage Situations Please book your seat here: Managing Kidnap and Hostage Situations
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These panel discussion brought together academics and operational experts to discuss a range of security related topics. The panels sought to draw on available and emerging academic knowledge and operational know-how in the field of security both home and abroad. Coupled with high quality speakers, these events brought together a quality audience to enable a healthy exchange of differing perspectives, the aim of which was to contribute to a better understanding of the evolving security environment.
Our inaugural event was launched at the Royal Irish Academy, on the 8th November 2017, to a full house. Professor Maura Conway (DCU) and Dr. Paul Gill (UCL) spoke about Terrorism and Violent Extremism; you can find a briefing document on the key points discussed here Irish Security Series Event briefing document – SAR Consultancy Event 1 Violent Extremism Nov 2017 Please feel free to contact us with comments and feedback.
Other topics we covered included, Organised Crime; ‘Human Trafficking, Modern Day Slavery, and Migration, in the context of the Rule of Law’; ‘Data and Intelligence in Security Risk Management’; Risk Management in Practice; and Cybercrime and Cybersecurity – Understanding and Responding to Risk.