Security Research Conference 2011

We would like to invite you to the Security Research Conference 2011– the largest European conference on research for security, which will be held on:

19-21 September 2011 in Hilton Hotel in Warsaw, Poland

This year in the capital of Poland all the security stakeholders will meet for the sixth time. Policy makers, researchers, industry representatives and end users  from all over Europe will talk about the current research capabilities as well as the legal, technological and organisational solutions for the greatest challenges facing public security today.

Two days of the conference will be organised in five plenary sessions.  Prominent European speakers including Jerzy Buzek – President of the European Parliament, Barbara Kudrycka – Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland and Jerzy Miller – Minister of Interior and Administration of the Republic of Poland will present the following topics:

  • Directions of security research in Europe from European Parliament, European Commission and Polish Presidency perspective;
  • Forward look at European Security Research in context of next financial perspective and Common Strategic Framework development;
  • Intellectual Property Rights and European Patent issues in relation to Innovation Union findings on gaps in commercialization of European research with focus on security sector;
  • European Internal Security problems and implementation of EU Internal Security Strategy;
  • New and emerging challenges for Security in Europe.

Plenary sessions will be supplemented by the thematic parallel sessions dedicated to important problems and challenges that European Union is facing in the area of security. Following topics will be covered there:

  • Innovative Forensic technologies especially in CBRN scenarios;
  • Use of satellite technologies in  crisis management – experiences from the 2010 flood in Poland.;
  • EU Border Security;
  • Security of financial operations;
  • Dual use technologies for security. CBRN threats detection, protection and response. Looking for synergies in the EDA–EC FP7 cooperation;
  • Integration of societal aspects into EU research in security.

Day 0 of the Conference will be dedicated to Brokerage Event. It will be an informal meeting gathering representatives from enterprises and SME’s , universities and research institutes, end users and European Commission delegates, where they will have a chance to:

  • create new partnerships for research and develop ventures;
  • express their needs for international research cooperation within FP7 and beyond;
  • present their entities through R&D results and ideas for innovative technologies;
  • seek potential coordinators of future European research consortiums like FP7-SEC-2012-1.

The conference will be accompanied by a scientific-industrial exhibition, poster session, gala dinner and live demonstration of new technologies in security applications.

Have a look at the event’s detailed programme and take part in the largest European conference on security research.

We look forward to meeting you in Warsaw at SRC’11!