What to expect at Intersec 2022


Intersec, a global emergency services, security, fire and safety event, will mark its return on 16-18 January 2022. 

The 23rd edition of the event, will be staged under the theme of ‘Uniting the World’s leading industry specialists for the safety & security of future generations.’ The extensive development of the show will see the best minds in the industry participate in the new 3-day conference program, with six industry pillars addressing the sector’s most vital issues and opportunities including the Global Security Leaders’ Summit, Protecting Future Connected Cities & Citizens Conference, Safeguarding Critical Infrastructure Conference, Agile First Responders Conference, Cyber Lab and a dedicated KSA Focus Day.  

Contributing speakers are:  

  • Tim Briggs, Past President, Institution of Occupational Safety and Health  
  • Brigadier Khaled Al Hammadi, Director, Dubai Police Research Center Department  
  • Nagi Souaiby, Head of Emergency Department, Notre Dame Maritime Hospital  
  • Peter Van Gorp, Associate Technical Director, HKA  
  • Dr. Nahed Abdul Khaleq Monsef, Director of Strategy & Governance Department, Dubai Health Authority  
  • Graham Parker, CEO & IOSH Past President IOSH and Ambassador, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)  
  • Jan Fox, Executive Director – Safe Communities, REACH Council for Safe Communities  
  • Tareque Choudhury, Vice President of Technology Risk & Enterprise Architecture, Dubai Airports  
  • Amjad Alata, Senior Manager, Security, HSE & Business Continuity, Emaar Entertainment  
  • Nathan Pierce, Programme Director of Sharing Cities & Head of Smart London Team, Greater London Authority  

Tim Briggs said: ‘‘When emergencies occur, all first responders, crisis communicators and local authorities have to cooperate in sharing information with the aim of reducing people’s vulnerability and increasing resilience, making sure everyone is giving out the same message.’’  

Agile First Responders Conference 

The Agile First Responders Conference taking place from 16 -18 January 2022 at Intersec, is a jam-packed three-day technical conference loaded with best practices and latest developments used by crisis and emergency response teams to tackle pandemics, major asset failures, fire, disasters & security lapses. 

This three day conference programme  is a direct reflection of the industry’s most pressing issues which includes preventing injuries and ensuring that functional safety safeguards and equipment are available and operating at peak performance. 

Nexus workshops 

Day 1: Emergency planning for disasters – January 16 

Emergency service organisations (ESO are efficient planners. They plan for disasters that may happen in the community. They plan to replace apparatus and even go so far as to pre plan their response, strategy and tactics for major incidents in their response area. 

Workshop Objectives: 

  • Basics of continuity of operations planning 
  • Introduction to risk assessment and management 
  • Focus on understanding the issues associated to types of responses so chief officers can make informed decisions to protect their organizations 
  • Key definitions and checklists that are critical to a comprehensive understanding of what kind of protection you are actually building. 


To read the full article see our December-January issue available in the new year.

Media contact

Rebecca Morpeth Spayne,
Editor, International Fire Buyer
Tel: +44 (0) 1622 823 922
Email: editor@firebuyer.com

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