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3 - 5th October 2021

JW Marriott Marquis Hotel | Dubai | UAE

SAVE THE DATE

3 - 5th October 2021

JW Marriott Marquis Hotel | Dubai | UAE

SAVE THE DATE

Connecting Minds, Securing the Future

Workshops and
activities

Networking events, live hijack exercise on Emirates state of the art flight simulator, K9 explosives detection demo, and in-flight security, cyber security and behavioural analysis workshops amongst others.

AVSEC
Global Awards

Enjoy amazing atmosphere and recognize the best in their fields.
For sponsorship and exhibition opportunities contact us at emiratesgroupsecurity@emirates.com

AVSEC 2021 SPEAKERS

Matthew Vaughan
Director Aviation Security
IATA
Reema Al Marzooqi
VP of Investigations, Fraud & Cyber Crime Unit
Emirates Group Security
Steve Van Aperen
Behavioural Interview Expert
SVA Training
Gary Wade
Vice President Security
Atlas Air Worldwide
Bryce Jacobs-Shannon
K-9 Program Manager
Transguard Group
Dr David Rubens
CEO
Deltar Training Services Ltd
Matthew Vaughan
Director of Aviation Security at IATA
Matthew Vaughan is the Director of Aviation Security at IATA. Previously, he worked for Etihad Airways for over 8 years, 5 of them as the Head of Aviation Security. In IATA he is focusing on the promotion of baseline compliance to Aviation Security standards and recommended practices as well as leveraging an all-hazards, risk-based approach through strategic threat analysis and business continuity planning in a high threat, high reliability industry.
Reema Al Marzooqi
VP of Investigations, Fraud & Cyber Crime Unit, Emirates Group Security
Reema Al Marzooqi leads the Investigations Unit which controls all the fraudulent activities and criminal acts against the airline within the network. She is a member of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). Previously Reema worked as a Senior Client Relations Executive and Human Resources Manager. Thereafter she was transferred to the Commercial Department and assigned to be in charge of multiple stations such as Kuwait, Jordan, Bahrain and Greece. She is one of the few female UAE Nationals to be chosen as Country Manager in Europe.
Steve Van Aperen
Behavioural Interview Expert, SVA Training
Steve van Aperen is an expert in the field of behavioural interviewing, reading body language, detecting deception and changing behaviours. He has conducted behavioural interviews on 78 homicide and 2 serial killer investigations and consults his services to fortune 500 companies, police departments, intelligence agencies and government departments throughout the world.
Gary Wade
Vice President Security
Gary Wade is responsible for Global Security at Atlas Air Worldwide. Prior to coming to Atlas, Mr. Wade served as the Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Air Marshal Service at Atlanta's Hartsfield International Airport. Previously, he was a Special Agent for the Drug Enforcement Administration for over 30 years, assigned to offices in Detroit, Miami, Washington, D.C. and Quantico, VA.
Bryce Jacobs-Shannon
K-9 Program Manager, Transguard Group
With 13+ years of training experience and nearly two decades in the security services sector, Bryce Jacobs-Shannon is a passionate expert in the training and development of explosive detection canine services. As the K-9 Program Manager at Transguard Group, Bryce is responsible for training not only staff and animals, but also for developing and monitoring the training programs and their progress. Bryce previously worked throughout Iraq and Afghanistan in support of the U.S. military and government operations as a Canine Handler and Canine Trainer.
Dr David Rubens
CEO of Deltar Training Services Ltd, Executive Director of the Institute of Strategic Risk Management
Dr David Rubens DSyRM, CSyP, F.ISRM, FSyI is CEO of Deltar Training Services Ltd, and Executive Director of the Institute of Strategic Risk Management. He currently runs training programmes for strategic risk and crisis managers around the world, delivering training in seventeen countries in SE Asia, Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Europe since January 2017.

AVSEC Global Awards

4th October, 2021

Recognising and honouring outstanding individual & organisational achievements and achievements in our industry.

AVSEC Senior
Professional
of the Year

AVSEC
Staff Member
of the Year

Training
Organisation
of the Year

Trainer
of the Year

Organisation
of the Year

Team
of the Year

Don't forget to nominate your candidate before 31st July, 2021.

AVSEC 2021 Sponsors & Partners

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