Conference Themes 2012

The Summit focused on the following Conference themes:

  • World views
  • The Security Needs and Challenges
  • New Technology and Solutions
  • Knowledge Sharing Platform
25th June 2012
08:00 – 08:45

Arrival, Registration and Refreshments

08:45 – 09:00

Welcome Address


The British experience of Battling Terrorism: Lessons for Asian Policy makers and Business Opportunities in Asia


09:30 – 10:45

Session I: Understanding the Asian mindset, attitudes and perceptions

  • A Historical & Cultural Perspective
  • Values and Beliefs
  • The Western View vs The Reality
  • Myth Busters: paradigm shifts in security perceptions
  • The media and propaganda: the power of media


Understanding the South Asian Mindset through its Mythical Past

Understanding the Indian mindset and the Socio-Political Challenges

Pakistan: Beyond the crisis state

Session Moderator

Question and Answer

10:45 – 11:00

Refreshment Break

11:00 - 12:30

Session II: Security Needs & Challenges in India and Pakistan


Building International Partnerships
Building National Infrastructure
Modernising state assets
Protecting borders


  • Economic
  • Cultural
  • Political
  • Technological


Security Needs and Challenges in South Asia

How does Pakistan intend to win the battle against Terrorism and win the trust of its neighbours

India’s Experience with Terrorism and how it intends to cope with new Challenges

Session Moderator

Question and Answer

12:30 – 14:30

Lunch and Exhibition Time

14:30 – 16:00

Session III: Confronting Terrorism and Insurgencies: The South Asian Experience

Sharing Western experience with Asian delegations and improving global security cooperation

Combating Global Threats to Homeland Security
Detecting Terror Funding


India's experience in Battling Insurgencies

Terrorism 'Legitimate' or 'Illegitimate'? And its Preventive Measures in South Asia

Terrorism and Pakistan: The background, the current situation and the way forward

Session Moderator

Question and Answer

16:00 – 16:30

Refreshment Break

16:30 – 17:45

Session IV: Battling Internal Threats And The Need For New Technology


Governments Policy on Homeland Security
Training/Educating: Safer Cities
Building National Infrastructure
Modernising state assets
Latest Technologies or products required


  • Economic
  • Cultural
  • Political
  • Legalisations
  • Technological

Sourcing the right expertise and technology


Terrorist Innovation: The Counter Battle

The Technological dimensions of Internal Security for India

Dr. Amitabh Rajan, IAS
Addl. Chief Secretary, Home Department
Government of Maharashtra, India

Session Moderator

Question and Answer


Evening Reception

Venue: Courtyard, 51 Buckingham Gate, London, SW1E6AF

19:00 - 19:45

The Business opportunities in India and the scope for future Partnerships

Rethinking UK's National Strategy for Multilateral corporation and exploring Business opportunities in Asia

19:45 onwards

Networking Reception and Dinner

*Open to all Exhibitors (2 Delegates per company). Additional passes can be bought for £100 per delegate.

For more information on the Securing Asia Conference, please contact:

Rashank Sangra
Head of Legal & Business Operations
Suite 1.7, 1st Floor
30 Millbank Tower, London
Tel: +44 (0) 20 3603 0744
Fax: +44 (0) 20 3603 0744

Shelly Basin
Head of Operations (India, Asia)
6th Floor, Le Meridien Commercial Tower,
Raisina Road,
New Delhi - 110001
Tel: +91 11 49556600
Fax: +91 11 49556677


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