We had a full line up of international speakers in November 2016. The programme for 2017 is taking shape and many national and international speakers have already been confirmed. There are still some speaking opportunities available and if you are interested in participating as a speaker in 2017 please email Andy Davis, Chair of the IAASF.

Programme Format 2017

23 November 2017

Schedule Topical Subject
1200-1250 Registration & networking
1300 Welcome introduction
1315 Keynote Speaker 1
1330 Criminal Threat to the Arts, Antiquities and Cultural Heritage Sectors
1410 Terrorist Threats and Activities Against the Historical and Cultural Sectors
1450 Break
1510 Adversarial Risks to Historical Sites and Events
1550 Importance of Planned Protection – Meeting GIS Standards
1630 Keynote Speaker 2
1645 Review and Look Ahead to Day 2
1700 Drinks Reception
End of Day 1
24th November 2017
0815-0850 Networking
O900-0910 Welcome introduction
0910-0930 Keynote Speaker 3
0930 Effective Use of Security Personnel in Protecting Cultural Venues
1010 Physical Security – Target Hardening Cultural Venues
1050 Break
1110 Technical Security – Applications to Protect Cultural Venues
1150 The Importance of Emergency Planning
1230 Lunch
(1300-1350) Sponsored Event
1400 Protecting Cultural Venues from Fire
1440 The Criticality of Insurance
1520 Closing Address
1545 End of Forum 2017


International Arts & Antiquities Security Forum
Tickets for 2017 are now on sale.

This event is accredited by The Security Institute for 26 CPD points.