Registration is FREE for all members of the emergency services and healthcare professionals who wish to attend the National Security Summit Ireland, on Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 February at The Helix in Dublin.

And as media partner and supporter of this inaugural event, ‘Emergency Services Ireland’ is offering a 50 per cent discount on all general admission tickets, and for those working in the civil/public service and third level staff members.

Click here for registration details and simply use the promo code ‘ESI50’ to avail of this discount.

The two-day security summit will host five key events – a Global Security Forum, a Defence, Intelligence & Security Conference, an Emergency Preparedness, Response & Resilience Conference, an Industry, Innovation & Research Forum and a Strategic Cybersecurity Conference.

The Security Summit will bring together a panel of national and international experts to address issues in relation to Ireland’s emergency preparedness, resilience and response.

A panel discussion on ‘The protection of democratic institutions in the age of disinformation’ took place at the official launch of the National Security Summit on 25 September 2019 at Dublin’s Westbury Hotel.

Pictured at the launch of the National Security Summit Ireland on 25 September 2019 in The Westbury were (l-r): John Murray, former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, former judge of the European Court of Justice and former Attorney General of Ireland; Tom Fitzpatrick, MD of ABF Security Ltd (sponsor); Jane Suiter, Director of the Institute for Future Media & Journalism at DCU and analyst Ben Nimmo, Director of Investigations at Graphika.

In attendance were civil servants, senior police and military officers, academics, business leaders and the media. The panel discussed the influence of disinformation on recent elections in the US, UK and Europe, their concerns for the future of democratic institutions and actions required to safe-guard Ireland’s democracy.

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