Extensive framework programme for the Security Essen 2018

Visitors to Security Essen can expect a varied supporting programme on global challenges and current trends in the security and fire protection industry in addition to the comprehensive range of products and services offered by the exhibitors. Particular focus will be placed on the topics of cyber security and economic security, to which a separate hall will be dedicated for the first time this year.
Practical non-stop program in the Security Experts Forum
How does the use of Bodycams work at Deutsche Bahn? What possibilities are there for networking smart doors with each other? What measures can be taken to efficiently deploy personnel in aviation security? A non-stop programme with more than 90 presentations will take place in the Security Experts Forum in Hall 2. The speakers are predominantly practitioners with many years of professional experience. Visitors can expect information and solutions on all six themes of the fair: "Services", "Access, Mechatronics, Mechanics and Systems", "Video", "Fire, Intrusion and Systems", "Perimeter Protection" as well as "Cyber Security and Economic Security". The program starts every morning with a keynote speech and ends in the evening with a live demo. For visitors, the Security Experts Forum is the ideal platform to find out about new trends and product developments across all topics.
(Hall 2, Booth 2B99, all days of the fair)
Digital security for public buildings in the Public Security Forum
The Public Security Forum illustrates what the public sector can do to ensure greater security for employees and visitors. Several showrooms will be equipped with state-of-the-art, tailor-made security solutions. Visitors can walk through a city hall room, a classroom, a hospital room and a shop and view the products live. Lectures round off the programme.
(Hall 8, Booth 8F19, all days of the fair)

Cyber Security Conference with application-oriented lectures
On all four days of the fair, the Security Essen will host the top-class Cyber Security Conference in Hall 8 in cooperation with the BHE Bundesverband Sicherheitstechnik (Federal Association for Security Technology) and with the technical support of the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI). On Tuesday and Friday, the opportunities and risks of Cyber Security will be the main topic of the lectures. Wednesday is dedicated to the possibilities of identification. On Thursday, the focus will be on security in the building of the future.

(Hall 8, Booth 8C70, all days of the fair)
Security Innovation Award – Award for outstanding security solutions
Over 75 submissions were received for the popular Security Innovation Award. On the first day of the fair, a decision is made as to which innovative solutions have won the race. The twelve-member jury will select the winners of the various categories. It will be decided on the degree of innovation, user benefits, cost-effectiveness, reliability and reasonableness of the developments. The award ceremony will take place during a ceremony on 25 September at 6 p.m. in the hall Panorama. A special show in the Galeria will provide information about the finalists of the Security Innovation Award during the entire duration of the fair.

(Galeria, booth GA22-54, all days of the fair)
Experience drones live

Drones are being used more and more frequently. Whether for site security, support at major events or in the company of security service providers – the technology performs important civilian reconnaissance work. Exhibitors in the drone zone will show what drones can do and what possibilities there are to locate unwanted flying objects.
(Hall 7, Booth 7F60, all days of the fair)

Large Forum on Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting
In cooperation with Haus der Technik (House of Technology), the Fire Protection Forum will take place every day of the fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Hall 6. Experts such as Ralf Höhmann, fire protection expert at TÜV Technische Überwachung Hessen (Technical Service Corporation), or the lawyer Dr. Michael Neupert will provide comprehensive information on fire prevention and fire fighting with exciting lectures and discussions. Concrete topics include innovations in operational and organizational fire protection, fire hazard assessment, fire protection and smoke extraction in shopping malls, fire causes in industrial environments, occupational safety and the "digital fire safety officer".

(Hall 6, Booth 6B100, all days of the fair)

Autonomous worlds at the first Essen Future Dialogue

Under the title "Autonomous Worlds - Security in Times of Networked Systems", Messe Essen and the KAP Forum, in cooperation with the Security Foresight Lab, are inviting visitors to Essen's first Future Dialogue. In the Congress Center West, Ulf Jasser from T-Systems, Lorena Jaume-Palasi from AlgorithmWatch, Kai Pervölz from the Fraunhofer Institute IAIS and Alexander Rieck from the architecture firm LAVA will talk about the opportunities, risks and forecasts of open and networked systems. The panel discussion offers room for discussion.

(Congress Center West, 26.9./17.30-20.30 Uhr)
Premiere for the Career Forum
The Security Essen is an important platform for inspiring specialists for the security industry. The Career Forum will celebrate its premiere on 25 September in Hall 1, where students, trainees, retrainees and graduates will meet companies from the security industry. The Career forum includes a panel discussion, presentations by exhibitors and a job board with job advertisements. Here, applicants establish contacts with potential employers and exhibitors fill specific vacancies.

(Hall 1, 25.9./1st day of the fair)