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Emirates plans talks on trends and growth of aviation security



Emirates Group Security has announced plans to bring together leading global experts in aviation security to discuss trends and growth prospects in the sector.

The airline said the three-day symposium scheduled for October 8 to 10 in Dubai would be the third edition of the AVSEC annual global event.

According to the airline, the symposium, themed ‘Ahead of tomorrow’, will focus on the initiatives and the technologies that will drive aviation security in the future and will bring together some of the most prominent industry leaders in global security to discuss critical security challenges of the future.

These experts, the airline said, would include the President of Emirates Airline, Sir Tim Clark; a former President of Interpol, Mr. Khoo Boon Hui; the Executive Director, Office of Transport Security, Australia, Ms Sachi Wimmer; and an author and journalist, specialising in aviation, Ms Christine Negroni.

“The conference will be inaugurated by the Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum. From its start in 2013, the AVSEC global symposium has become a significant event globally in aviation security,” the Divisional Senior Vice-President, Emirates Group Security, Dr. Abdullah Al Hashimi, said.

“As a platform, the AVSEC global symposium allows high-level decision makers, airlines, government, airport operators, regulators and the cargo industry to come together to share ideas and best practices resulting in measurable improvements in global aviation security,” (PUNCH)

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