INTERPOL World 2015 Gears Up For Its International Debut To Offer The Latest Insights And Solutions In Global Security Strategies


PRESS RELEASE

IW2015_150x150Singapore, 17 March 2015 – Offering a unique opportunity for international world leaders, policy makers and industry captains to discuss and chart new directions in the global security industries, INTERPOL World 2015, to be held from 14 to 16 April, is expecting to host over 250 international industry players from 35 countries and approximately 8,000 commercial buyers, police, law enforcement and government officials.

Participants from countries such as Austria, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, the Netherlands, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States of America, will gather at the inaugural INTERPOL World 2015 to share latest innovations in the following four domains: Cybersecurity, Safe Cities, Border Management and Supply Chain Security.

“With the evolution of global security threats, it is now more important than ever for the world’s security ecosystem to combine resources to address these rising challenges and share best practices,” stated Mr. Thomas Herko, Assistant Director, International Partnerships & Development, INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation. “INTERPOL World 2015 provides the ideal international platform for governments, policy makers and industry captains to come together to discuss global challenges and possible solutions.”

Owned by INTERPOL, the world’s largest international police organization, and supported by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Singapore, INTERPOL World 2015 will showcase a vast range of cutting-edge technologies such as cybersecurity, public safety, surveillance, intelligence, forensics and investigations, counter-terrorism, anti-counterfeiting. The tradeshow and various networking sessions allow public sectors an opportunity to network and work more closely with private sectors to design solutions to meet current and future challenges.

INTERPOL World Congress, a knowledge sharing platform, will facilitate the exchange of challenges, solutions and best practices. Industry experts, INTERPOL and INTERPOL World 2015 Strategic Partners will congregate and discuss global security threats and present co-created solutions across the four key domains.

Uniquely designed to take visitors on a complete innovative technological revolution journey across the four domains, INTERPOL World Theatres will allow solutions providers and experts to address global security challenges through exclusive case studies and product demonstrations.

“The unique elements of the INTERPOL World 2015 presents strategic opportunities for public and private industry captains, law enforcement agencies and government officials to interact, engage and understand the variables of the global security landscape,” stated Mr Jack Chia, Executive Director, MP International. “As event manager, we are excited to be a part of this prestigious global security event.”

INTERPOL will also be hosting two major events alongside INTERPOL World 2015. The INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI), a cutting-edge research and development facility for the identification of crimes and criminals, innovative training, operational support and partnerships, will officially open on 13 April 2015. Located in Singapore, the IGCI complements INTERPOL’s General Secretariat in Lyon, France, and enhances the Organization’s presence in Asia.

The 22nd INTERPOL Asian Regional Conference, scheduled for 15–17 April 2015, is a meeting where policy and strategy matters concerning improvement of police co-operation between the Asian member countries and the crime situation are discussed on the basis of preparatory work carried out by officials of the Sub-Directorate for Asia and South Pacific, with assistance from the Sub-Directorate for Middle East and North Africa in the General Secretariat, and on the contributions from delegations.

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About INTERPOL

INTERPOL is the world’s largest international police organization, with 190 member countries. The role of INTERPOL is to enable police around the world to work together to make the world a safer place. The high-tech infrastructure of technical and operational support from INTERPOL helps meet the growing challenges of fighting crime in the 21st century.

About INTERPOL World

INTERPOL World is a biennial trade event which promotes public private partnerships and serves as a business platform for security manufacturers and service providers to offer innovative security solutions to law enforcement agencies, government officials and security professionals from the commercial sectors. INTERPOL World creates an environment for public and private sectors to come together to identify, develop and drive security initiatives for real world security situations across four key domains: Cybersecurity, Safe Cities, Border Management and Supply Chain Security.

INTERPOL World is owned by INTERPOL and supported by Singapore’s Ministry of Home Affairs. The first INTERPOL World will take place in Singapore from 14-16 April 2015 and will be alongside the official opening of the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) and the 22nd INTERPOL Asian Regional Conference. For more information, visit: www.interpol-world.com.

For further enquiries, please contact: Ranjeet Kaur Hill+Knowlton Strategies Contact: +65 6390 3376 | +65 9025 7674 Email: ranjeet.kaur@hkstrategies.com

Teo Hui Hiang MP International Pte Ltd Contact: +65 6393 0226 | +65 968 24 968 Email: teohuihiang@mpinetwork.com


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