On March 27-28, 2019, Leverage International will be holding PROTECT 2019, an International Conference and Exhibition on Security and Safety. This will be at the New World Makati Hotel in Manila, Philippines. Its theme is ‘Business Resiliency: The Next Evolutionary Phase of Business Continuity’.

Now going on its 14th edition, Protect has proved to be an effective platform and a valuable source of business and information sharing between the security industry, the government and the private sector. Organised in 2005 in partnership with the Anti-Terrorism Council, PROTECT was initially devoted to overcoming terrorist threats.

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PROTECT 2019 will focus on cyber security, resiliency for facing natural disasters, IOT, information warfare, terrorism and CBRN

Over the years, focus of the annual gathering expanded to cover other prevailing serious threats from global economic crisis, natural disasters, pandemics, cybercrimes and other physical threats that affect business. For PROTECT 2019, strong focus will be on cyber security, resiliency for facing natural disasters, internet of things (IOT), information warfare, terrorism and CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radioactive and Nuclear).

PROTECT consists of a select exhibition, a business conference, technical presentations, new product demos and networking events. It is attended by Decision Makers and CEOs, Senior Officials of government agencies, Security Specialists and Consultants, IT and Cyber Security Professionals, Strategic Planners, Risk Managers, Terrorism Experts, Construction Managers, Architects, Systems Integrators, Operators of Critical Infrastructures, Academics, and everyone concerned with security and safety.

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PROTECT 2019 conference series on ‘Doing Business Amidst New Threats’ will focus on Business Resiliency: The Next Evolutionary Phase of Business Continuity. It has 6 main sessions:

  • The Evolving Security Landscape
  • Sectoral Break-out Sessions: Panel Discussions
  • Plenary session: Summary Presentations by Panel Session Facilitators
  • Future Instability Challenges
  • Future Business Opportunities
  • Technology Presentations

The agenda includes also a Speed Meet Up Session on the first day where each delegate gets to meet a representative from each of the government agencies concerned with security and safety.  This will be followed by a Social Networking Cocktail with senior government officials and diplomats as special guests.

PROTECT 2019 will be featuring new technological products in the exhibition to complement the conference.

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