Industry leaders, experts and foreign ministry delegations set to be involved in Asia Pacific's largest homeland security Conference and Exhibition.
Singapore (PRWEB) March 2, 2009 -- Asia-Pacific's largest and most comprehensive homeland security and counter terrorism Conference and Exhibition, Global Security Asia 2009 (GSA 2009), will be held in Singapore from 17th to 19th March. The event will showcase the latest thinking and state-of-the-art technologies that are being developed to counter the sophistication of the ever increasing number of threats. GSA 2009, which is hosted by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), involves international delegations, experts and speakers from governments, academia, research and the homeland security industry, representing more than 20 countries, spread across 5 continents.
As part of the event, the Ministry of Home Affairs will host an inter-ministerial and inter-agency delegation from the US, Australia, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, and many others. According to Andrew Marriott, Managing Director, GSA Exhibitions, "This event serves as the ideal platform for the governments to share information, expertise and increase cooperation and ultimately encourage inter-governmental agency cooperation during a time of global economic crisis. It is imperative that during a time of economic turmoil, vigilance of homeland defence and security cannot let up".
The Conference and Exhibition will be officially opened by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs, Mr Wong Kan Seng. In addition other leading specialists, academics and experts including Alex Robertson of City of London Police, Professor Erland Svensson from the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI), Raymond Choo of the Australian Institute of Criminology, Dr Lee Fook Kay, Chief Science and Technology Officer with Singapore's Ministry of Home Affairs, will be delivering d
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