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Upcoming European security conferences & exhibits (18/09/2012)

Events Calendar

Here are some upcoming events related to European civil security we think readers should be aware of:

CISSP Boot Camp London
17-21 September 2012, London, UK

The Impact of Rising Economic Powers on Privacy and Data Protection
19 September 2012, Brussels, BE

International Defense and Homeland Security Simulation Workshop
19-21 September 2012, Vienna, AT

FP7 IMSK – Integrated Mobile Security Kit
20 September 2012, Chelmsford, UK

Annual Conference on the Schengen Area 2012: Legal and Policy Developments
20-21 September 2012, Trier, DE

Cyber Threat Summit
20-21 September 2012, Dublin, IE

Security Research meets Industry: Growth. Technology. Markets.
25-26 September 2012, Essen, DE

The World Forum for Security and Fire Prevention 2012
25-28 September 2012, Essen, DE

CBRN in the Maritime Environment
26-27 September 2012, London, UK

Managing the New Migration and Security Challenges
27-28 September 2012, Istanbul, TK

National Critical Energy Infrastructure Protection in Europe
27-28 September 2012, Berlin, DE

CIES panel debate on policy-makers capacity to legislate effectively in an era of enhanced communications and surveillance technology
1 October 2012, Dublin, IE

Frontex Land Border Surveillance Demonstration and Workshop 2012
1-14 October 2012, Alexandroupoli, GR

Privacy-Preserving Video-Analytics Benchmarking
4-5 October 2012, Santa Croce, Pisa, IT

APC 2012 – Amsterdam Privacy Conference
8-10 October 2012, Amsterdam, NL

ECSA Maritime Security Conference
10 October 2012, Antwerp, BE

8th ICAO Symposium and Exhibition on MRTDs, Biometrics and Security Standards
10-12 October 2012, Montréal, Canada

Global Security Summit
10–11 October 2012, Olympia London, UK

Annual Conference on EU Criminal Justice 2012
11-12 October 2012, Trier, DE

Luxembourg Security Week: ENISA Network & Information Security Awareness Event
13-21 October 2012, Luxembourg, LU

BORDERPOL Conference & Exhibition
16-17 October 2012, London, UK

Research and Innovation for Cyber Defence and for Combating Cyber Crime
23 October 2012, Brussels, BE

Cyber Defence Europe 2012
24-25 October 2012, Prague, CZ

Serious and Organised Crime Forum
9 November 2012, London, UK

9th Worldwide Security Conference
12-13 November 2012, Brussels, BE

Transport Security Expo
14-15 November 2012, Olympia, London, UK

Privacy and Emerging Technologies: International Conference of the FP7 PRESCIENT Project
27–28 November 2012, Berlin, DE

Maritime Security Round Table 2012
29 November 2012, Brussels, BE

3rd Annual European Data Protection & Privacy Conference
4 December 2012, Brussels, BE

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