What's on at IFSEC International 2020

Keynote Arena

Hear fascinating and informative discussions and debates from end-users, government figures, exhibitors security experts, thought leaders and consultants covering the most urgent security issues in three days of educational sessions.

The programme is chaired by security and intelligence analyst Dave Sloggett and will include real-life case studies and inspiring content created by the industry, for the industry.

A panel of speakers at IFSEC International

Day One - Installers and Integrators

  • National Surveillance Camera Day 2020: State of the Nation: Raising the Bar – Certification for Service Providers
  • Security at the Edge: Delivering Flexible & Resilient Networks
  • Securing M2M and IoT in New Smart Building Control Applications

Day Two - Cyber, 5G, Banking and Finance

  • The Ever-changing Role of the CSO/CISO
  • 5G: Connected, Mobile, Smart and Secure?
  • Cyber Security: Improving National Resilience and Private Sector Cyber Security

Day Three - The Transport Security Show

  • Transport Security Horizon Scanning: The Evolving Threats to Aviation, Maritime and Land Transport (Keynote) 
  • Integrated Security: Addressing Personnel, Physical and Cyber Security Requirements
  • Advanced Facial Recognition Technologies & Systems: Enhanced Security, Authentication and Analysis vs Privacy Concerns

Converged Security Centre

Learn more about the convergence between physical and cyber security in the Converged Security Centre, pioneered by Vidsys, and discover how best to adapt to the changing security paradigm. Find out how converged security and information management can help you respond more efficiently to threats by interpreting large amounts of data, and have your big questions answered by converged security experts. Vidsys will also showcase its real-time response to cyber and physical threats on its enterprise security systems.

Future of Security Theatre

The Future of Security Theatre, brought to you by Tavcom Training, sponsored by Texecom Academy, educates you about the changing security landscape, highlighting the latest technology and biggest ideas shaping the sector. Panels of experts will guide you through the future of security and answering questions from the audience to help you keep up to date with the industry. This year, the theatre’s themes come from a survey of almost 1,000 security installers—designed by you, for you.

LPCB Attack Testing Zone

The popular, adrenaline-filled LPCB Attack Testing Zone returns to IFSEC International 2020. See the latest security doors, perimeter fences, shutters and covers put to the test against accredited experts who will discover how tough these products really are. See them subjected to hammers, wire cutters and other handheld tools in order to compare the durability of a variety of products and to highlight the critical differences between approved and unapproved versions. Inform your purchasing decisions and have some fun at this unique feature.

Government Pavilion

Meet government representatives and accreditation bodies to learn about the latest legislative developments within the security industry. This year, IFSEC International will welcome representatives from JSaRC (Home Office Counter Terror), the Department of Transport and the Department for International Trade among many others. Stay compliant and informed.

Engineers of Tomorrow

The highly respected Engineers of Tomorrow competition is designed to recognise and showcase the next generation of security and fire systems installers from across the UK. The competition helps to raise the profile of engineering apprenticeships and the opportunity they represent within the sector.

Co-located Shows

All the shows that IFSEC is co-located with

Your free ticket to IFSEC International gives you unlimited access to a series of nine co-located events, meaning you have a unique opportunity to enhance your security strategy with a products and solutions from across national security & counter-terrorism, intelligent buildings, fire protection & prevention, health & safety, facilities management, forensics, first response and workplace wellbeing.


Two individuals networking at IFSEC

Plan your meetings by contacting visitors directly through the directory. Guarantee a strong return on investment and keep your diary full so you can better justify your day out of the office; you can also book demonstrations with technicians early, to make sure you’re seeing the products you really want to in action.