Safety and Security within urban areas are becoming a major concern for many governments and law enforcement officials. With more protests, international events, riots and gang violence happening in major cities there is a need for increased security.
Our inaugural Urban Safety and Security Europe conference and exhibition will look into many aspects of safety and security in urban areas such as city centres, shopping centres, stadiums and transport hubs. With cuts in the policing budget many local constabularies have limited officers walking the streets of city centres and shopping centres which has led to a great importance for other stakeholders to be made aware of the risks, threats and challenges faced in urban areas.
The event will also look into other important areas within this arena such as how local hospitals deal with mass casualties and traumas. Reviewing hospital preparedness and response to mass casualties and how they liaise with other local public sector agencies when dealing with large scale casualties.
Urban Safety and Security Europe will take place in Manchester, United Kingdom on the 18th - 19th February 2020. Manchester provides an interesting case study due to the fact that Manchester is a large city with one of the largest shopping centres in the UK, the Trafford Centre, as well as having two football stadiums in the city centre.