ISNR to Run from 17 to 19 March 2020 in Abu Dhabi with Participation of 600+ Exhibitors from 50 Countries
- Leading national security event to consolidate its status as region’s definitive national & cyber security platform
- Forum to convene practitioners, businesses, government entities to explore latest innovations, including AI, smart connected security technologies and digital transformation of the industry
Abu Dhabi-UAE: March, 2019 – The UAE Ministry of Interior (MOI) has announced that the ninth edition of the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2020) will run from 17 to 19 March 2020 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).
At an exclusive reception for the national security and cyber security community at Aloft Abu Dhabi, the announcement was made in the presence of Major General Dr Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Inspector-General of the Ministry of Interior and Chairman of the Higher Organising Committee of ISNR Abu Dhabi 2020. The reception drew the participation of officers from MOI, Police GHQs and selected attendees from major local and international security companies.
Co-organised by the Ministry of Interior and Reed Exhibitions, ISNR Abu Dhabi 2020 will host over 600 companies and organisations from more than 50 countries. 120 experts will headline the thought sessions of the mega security event that is also expected to welcome over 25,000 local and international attendees.
As the definitive gathering for the national and cyber security community in the Middle East region, ISNR 2020 will focus on three main pillars – industry content, business and innovation. Moreover, central themes of the upcoming edition of ISNR include artificial intelligence (AI) and the impact of digital transformation on national security, the future of policing and cyber defence.
Speaking on the occasion, Major General Dr Al Raisi said: “In the run-up to the 2020 edition, the Ministry of Interior is stepping up its engagement with ISNR, an event that showcases core issues relevant to national and cyber security. The formation of new committees involving multiple UAE government stakeholders from the national security domain is poised to add further impact on generated business and relevance to the discussions during the exhibition.”
“In the run-up to the 2020 edition, the Ministry of Interior is stepping up its engagement with ISNR […] to add further impact on generated business and relevance to the discussions during the exhibition.” - Major General Dr Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Inspector-General of the Ministry of Interior and Chairman of the Higher Organising Committee of ISNR Abu Dhabi 2020.
Major General Dr Al Raisi added: “Our ultimate objective is to make ISNR Abu Dhabi the must-attend event for the national and cyber security community that helps consolidate the UAE government’s status as the regional leader in innovation, best practice and vision.”
More than 20 UAE government authorities and key national security agencies, including Abu Dhabi Police, Dubai Police, the Signals Intelligence Agency (SIA), the Critical Infrastructure and Coastal Protection Authority (CICPA), and the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA), will exhibit and engage at ISNR Abu Dhabi 2020. The exhibition will offer leading security companies direct access to these entities as well as to over 200 hosted buyers representing regional government authorities concerned with policing and national resilience.
“Our ultimate objective is to make ISNR Abu Dhabi the must-attend event for the national and cyber security community that helps consolidate the UAE government’s status as the regional leader in innovation, best practice and vision.”
For her part, Meline Eolmezian-Soulie, Group Exhibition Director of the National & Cyber Security Portfolio at Reed Exhibitions, said: “As one of the leading events on the national security and resilience calendar, ISNR Abu Dhabi 2020 will provide an essential platform for government buyers, exhibitors and attendees to acquaint themselves with best practices and source the latest technologies in the fast-growing security sector, such as AI and smart digital applications. By bringing together key national & cyber security authorities to share their visions, interact with the industry stakeholders and engage at the event during the three days, ISNR 2020 is set to deliver a unique community experience for the participants.”
All exhibitors at ISNR Abu Dhabi 2020 can also participate in the Government Buyers Programme, a complimentary service that facilitates access to targeted buyers and influencers. Participating companies will have multiple opportunities to showcase their offerings to maximise their brand impact and exposure, including through forums featuring strategic keynotes and panel discussions, and Innovation ceremony awarding latest technologies in specialised categories.