How emerging technologies are improving the efficiency and operational effectiveness of response is set to be the key focus of The Emergency Services Show 2019. The event takes place in Hall 5 at the NEC, Birmingham from 18 to 19 September.

For anyone working in a custody setting the event gives access to the best solutions providers and support networks to protect them at work and carry out their role to the best of their ability.

New seminar and exhibition zone at The Emergency Services Show

New features at this year’s event are the SkyBound Rescuer Drone Seminar and a SkyBound Rescuer Drone Zone, sponsored by SOARIZON®️ by Thales. The new seminar and exhibition zone are designed to develop better drone use through research and discussion. Seminar sessions will cover key areas such as optimising search effectiveness.

Among the 450 companies and organisations exhibiting are leading names in bodyworn video, surveillance technology including drones, medical and drug testing equipment, smoke detection and firefighting equipment, communications and IT, protective clothing and uniforms, training and safety. The Ministry of Justice is also exhibiting. Emergency Services Show aerial view

The College of Paramedics will deliver its popular programme of free 30-minute CPD workshops for anyone providing emergency medical response. Topics include trauma and performing under pressure and pre-hospital burns.

In the Lessons Learnt seminar theatre visitors can find out how Scotland is successfully dealing with knife crime. The Health & Wellbeing seminar programme will explore the types of support available to those dealing with stress, depression, PTSD and other mental health conditions. In The Collaboration Zone, visitors can meet with a range of charities, voluntary groups and NGOs offering practical and emotional support.

The NEC is linked to Birmingham International Station and Birmingham Airport and is directly accessible from the UK motorway network.

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