Counter UAS Homeland Security Europe 2024

September 9-10, 2024
United Kingdom
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Key Details Dates: September 9-10, 2024 Venue: London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square, Grosvenor Square, London, W1K 6JP, United Kingdom
About Counter UAS Homeland Security Europe 2024

AE Media Group presents the 2nd annual Counter UAS Homeland Security Europe Conference, showcasing the latest technology to protect civilians, domestic infrastructure, borders, and all aspects of homeland security from criminal drone use.

The 2024 conference will facilitate discussions regarding C-UAS priorities, challenges, and solutions, offering a comprehensive agenda to strengthen national security against UAS threats.

The event draws on insights from leading Homeland Security experts across the UK, Europe, and international security organizations, including government, military, police, and industry.

Counter UAS Homeland Security Europe 2024

When is The Conference?

The Counter UAS Homeland Security Europe Conference takes place from September 9-10, 2024.

Conference Themes

The conference will address the prevalent threat of UAS activity over critical infrastructure and urban locations, focusing on their use in urban warfare scenarios and the necessity for continual adaptation of C-UAS technology.

Bringing together C-UAS and Homeland Security, the event aims to discuss strategies for protecting the European homeland from UAS threats. It will serve as a platform to advance critical topics, encouraging dedicated discussions, networking, and the exchange of knowledge to enhance approaches, analysis, and solutions for combating nefarious UAS activities in Europe.

What’s On?

At the 2024 conference, attendees can:

  • Hear the latest C-UAS updates from UK, European and International Senior Leadership and Program Managers
  • Engage and network with senior program leaders and solution providers developing and integrating cutting-edge C-UAS technologies
  • A varied and specific range of topics including a unique emphasis on C-UAS strategies to protect critical infrastructure and strengthen national security
  • Meet industry solution providers to discover how to leverage their C-UAS platforms

Featured Speakers:

  • Aaron Bassett – Stable Operations Lead, Gatwick Airport
  • Alex Milns – Technical Programme Manager, EUROCAE
  • Anders Martinsen – CEO, UAS Norway
  • Andy Harding – Strategic Manager for Less Lethal Weapons and Counter Drones, NPCC
  • Assistant Chief Patrol Agent J. Michael Douglas – Director of Training SUAS/CUAS, US Border Patrol
  • Brooke Tapsall – CEO, DroneAlert
  • Chief Constable Simon Chesterman OBE QPM – Chief Constable of Civil Nuclear Constabulary, and NPCC National Armed Policing Portfolio Lead
  • Chief Inspector Angel Manuel Siles Garcia – Head of Airspace Security and Protection, Spanish National Police
  • Chief Inspector Simon Bachelor – Counter Drones, Legislation and Policy Lead, Home Office Counter Drones Unit, NPCC
  • Christopher Church – Senior Forensics Specialist, INTERPOL
  • Daniel Breucha – CUAS Coordinator, Operational Command Centre, Helsinki Police Department
  • Dirk-Heinrich Bothe – Deputy Head of Division Section 21, Command and Operation, German Federal Police
  • G.B. Jones – Chief Safety and Security Officer, FIFA World Cup 2026™
  • Geert De Cubber – Team Leader of the Robotics & Autonomous Systems Research Unit, Project Coordinator of the EU-ISF COURAGEOUS Project, Subproject Coordinator for the EU-EDIDP-iMUGS Project, Royal Military Academy Belgium
  • Group Captain Gary Darby – Head UK Joint C-UAS Office, UK Ministry of Defence
  • José Antonio Cebrián de Barrio – Head of Critical communications SIRDEE, R&D Department and CUAs Department, Spanish Ministry of Interior
  • Lee Mansell – CEO, XTE, UK CUAS Test House
  • Major Arnaud Gerard – Head Air Transport Gendarmerie for the Aeronautical Office, French Gendarmerie
  • Paul Hansen – Project Manager, Unit E4 Transport and Border Security, JRC, European Commission
  • Rene Thaens – Head of the Electronic Warfare and Surveillance Branch within JISR Centre, NCI NATO
  • Sean Bittick – C-UAS and Capability Development Officer, NATO
  • Shaun Hipgrave – Director, Prepare and Protect, CBRNE & Science Directorate, Home Office
  • Supervisory Border Patrol Agent Mathew Cooze – National cUAS Coordinator, US Border Patrol
  • Tim Dodge – Division Manager, Policy & Regulations, UAS & Emerging Entrants Security, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • Torsten Kretschmann – Chairman of the DIN Working Committee for Drone Detection, DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH
  • Willem Koedam – C-UAS SME, Division Aerospace Systems, Royal NLR – Netherlands Aerospace Centre

Where is The Event?

London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square
Grosvenor Square
United Kingdom

More Information and Registration

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