Seminar Programme

Published on by Ghislain VACHEROT - updated on

After the success of the previous editions, Milipol Qatar 2020 will once again organise a new session of highly informative seminars featuring international thought leaders.

The seminar programme will feature international thought leaders to discuss about the following key topics:

  • Security by design: cybersecurity & new tech (biometrics & contactless technologies)
  • Mega events security
  • Crisis management & health security - Post Covid-19 feedbacks
  • Firefighting: emergency & security systems

It is a unique opportunity for attendees to learn, benchmark and network!


(Re-)Discover the 2018 seminar programme below.


Cyber Security & Cyberthreats

Tuesday 30 October 2018, morning session

Session ChairmanMélanie BENARD-CROZATEditor in ChiefSecurity & Defense Magazine
10:00 -
Security roundup: the threat landscape and some fast facts to know
  • Loïc GUEZOSouthern Europe Cybersecurity Strategist and DirectorTrend Microand Cyberthreat Trusted Advisor for the French Police Nationale
10:30 -
Improving National Resiliency
  • Eng. Khalid N. SADIQ AL-HASHMIAssistant under Secretary, Cyber Security Department, Ministry of Transport & Communications, State of Qatar 
11:00 -
Changing the Equation with Cisco Security
  • Ljupcho JOSHEVSKIHead of Cybersecurity Systems Engineering - Global Security Sales Organization - Middle East & AfricaCisco Systems Inc.
11:30 -
Smartphone Security and Privacy
  • Dr. Tom KARYGIANNISVP ProductKryptowire
12:00 -
The cyber attacks on Qatar and QNA
  • Dr. Mohammed AL-DORANIChair of Department of Information TechnologyCommunity College of Qatar


Civil Defence

Tuesday 30 October 2018, afternoon session

Session ChairmanEmily HOUGHEditor in ChiefCrisis Response Journal
14:00 -
Crisis leadership in times of global change
  • Emily HOUGHEditor in ChiefCrisis Response Journal
14:30 -
High-rise Building Firefighting Strategy and Tactics in Hong Kong
  • Chi Wah WU, Assistant Divisional Officer, Station Commander, Sham Tseng Fire Station, New Territories South Division, New Territories Command
15:00 -
Civil defence and the city-state, the role of technology and community
  • Dennis DAVISCBE, OStJ, QFSM, MPhil, CEng, FIFireE, CCMI, Advisor on Civil Protection Issues
15:30 -
Civil Defence - It's not just about fighting fires
  • Tim CUTBILLDirectorProtect & Prepare Ltd
16:00 -
Organization of civil protection in France and realtime information
  • Frédéric HARRAULT, OfficerDGSCGC (French General Directorate for Civil Protection and Crisis Management - Ministry of the Interior)


Large event security management

Wednesday 31 October 2018, morning session

Session ChairmanLoïc GUEZOSouthern Europe Cybersecurity Strategist and DirectorTrend Microand Cyberthreat Trusted Advisor for the French Police Nationale
Return on the French experience of 2016 UEFA European Championship (UEFA Euro 2016) in front of the threats
  • Prefect Nicolas DESFORGES, Former Interministerial Delegate for Major Sporting Events, French Ministry of Urban Affairs, Youth and Sport
Seminars by The Supreme Committee - 2022 FIFA World Cup
  • 10:30-11:15 Security of the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018
    • Regina KOLIEVA
  • 11:15-12:00 Secured Sites and Special Security Measures for Dedicated Client Groups: Key Success Factors and Recommendations to Qatar
    • Marat DAGUEV
  • 12:00-12:45 Russia 2018 International Police Cooperation Center (IPCC)
    • Roman AZYAVIN
  • 12:45-13:15 Break
  • 13:15-14:00 Safety and Security preparation for a stadium to host a Major event
    • Nabil EL YAAGOUBI
Large event security and effective approach for capability building
  • Satoshi SHIMIZUCorporate Officer, Public Business Enablement OfficeTrend Micro Inc.
Crowd management planning and operations at major global events
  • Paul FOSTERBusiness Development DirectorFOAMHAND® Limited
Large Event Planning - Readiness and Resilience
  • Steve KEMSLEYDirector of Security and Emergency ServicesAtmaana and Michael BOURTONManaging Director, Rightstone



-Firefighting : Emergency & security systems