The eighth edition of the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018) is set to convene key players in national security and homeland security from around the world in the UAE capital.
The event seeks to underpin the safety mandate of the National Agenda of the UAE Vision 2021, facilitate inter-agency collaboration, and create opportunities for public-private partnership (PPP).
ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018 is running from 6th to 8th March 2018 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. Set to host 600 exhibitors from 55 countries in addition to over 200 government buyers and delegates, the mega security event will feature innovation as one of its key pillars alongside thought leadership, career development, edutainment and public awareness, as well as business.
Jointly organized by the UAE Ministry of Interior and Reed Exhibitions, ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018 will span the entire scope of homeland security sectors, such as digital crime management, forensics, critical infrastructure protection, border control, policing, counterterrorism, disaster management, transformative digital solutions, crime and offender management, and safety and security at major events and crowded places.
ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018 will provide an ideal platform for government agencies and private solution providers to build synergies and showcase as well as discuss the latest solutions to the most pressing homeland security concerns.
The latest trends in AI and its application in homeland security will be among the key topics of the Critical Infrastructure Protection and Future of Policing forums, as well as the second editions of the exhibition’s two collocated events – Infosecurity Middle East and Major Events Safety and Security Summit (ME3S) as well as the Emergency Response Disaster Prevention (EmDi) event.
The exhibition will highlight the latest developments in artificial intelligence, connected vehicles, smart wearable technologies, unmanned solutions and robotics, virtual and augmented reality, digital forensics, crowd management, and safe city control centers. Key themes of the event will include innovation, thought leadership, career development, edutainment and public awareness, as well as business.
For the first time since its inception, the three-day event will host international pavilions for exhibitors coming from South Korea, US, Russia, Italy, Turkey, France, and UK who will share their international expertise and exchange best practices with homeland security and law enforcement officers, professionals and buyers attending the event.
The Innovation Awards, held on the first day of the exhibition, will recognize ground-breaking technologies across five categories – artificial intelligence, virtual and augmented reality, unmanned systems and robotics, digital crime management and forensics, as well as smart and connected cities. The organizers will select the best entry in each category out of 15 shortlisted innovations from the UAE, France, the USA, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, and the UK, and announce the winners during a gala dinner.