Conference Stage
13 - 15 September, 2022 Riyadh, KSA Visitor Registration

Security Leaders’ Summit 2022 - Agenda

Securing The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The 4th edition of Intersec Saudi Arabia presents the industry’s most comprehensive showcase to date as it brings together key government leaders, agencies, and organizational heads with outstanding world-class speakers, innovative products, technology & solutions across all key sectors. 

Gathering a Think Tank for regional Leaders in the Security Industry. Bringing together stakeholders from Government Authorities, Policy makers, Law Enforcement, Civil Defence & Private organizations to define the future of security.

Featuring a 3-day Summit, looking into the leader’s Security perspectives on KSA’s vision 2030.

Intersec Saudi Arabia, as a nexus for the fire and emergency services, security, and safety industry, unites thousands of sector specialists once again for vital discussion and face-to-face exchange in a fresh and dynamic environment. 

11:30  Registration, coffee, and networking
12:30 Opening remarks from the Conference Chair 
12:40 – 12:55 Opening Keynote
13:00 – 13:45 Homeland Security Leaders’ Panel: Securing KSA’s Vision 2030 through integrating intelligence tasking and operational coordination to address the challenges from land, maritime, air, and space in a multi-domain approach
Listen to the latest initiatives for homeland security, and the existing collaborations between the Government and the private sector to gain a deeper understanding of the implications of Vision 2030 in National Security.

Key Discussion Points:
- Learn the security challenges of Infrastructure owners & operators in a multidomain approach
- Listen to the latest initiatives for homeland security, and the existing collaborations between the Government and the private sector
- Utilizing infrastructure available in cross-collaboration with agencies and authorities
- What lessons can be found in harnessing data? What changes have now been made to make data easily accessible for all?
- How macro demographic and technological trends are changing the defense and security landscape
- Are we prepared for the Next Pandemic?
13:50 – 14:05 Transformation of The Kingdom, Development, and implications Security aligning with the requirements of the Vision 2030
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, like no other country in the XXI century, is Advancing Technology and Smart city developments, at a pace never seen before.  Understand the multiple aspects involved in Securing Future Developments in the Kingdom.
14:10 – 14:50 Securing Giga Projects, Real Estate, and Smart Cities. A new paradigm with multiple dimensions of Security, Defense, Development, and Investment.

Key Discussion Points
- How are we building resilience at the right scale to secure projects of a magnitude never experienced before?
- What are the Security Challenges of Protecting Smart Cities?
- What's the impact of Security and Defense on Development Investments
- The Need for Strong Public-Private Partnerships for Security in Giga Projects 
- Smart cities and Giga Projects design. The need to include processes and technologies that protect and secure citizens.
14:55 – 15:35 The implications of becoming a Top Tourist destination for National Security
Travel, Tourism, and Entertainment are priority sectors under Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 economic diversification initiative.  The Saudi Arabian government aims to increase domestic household spending related to entertainment and leisure activities and to transform the country into a major global travel destination.

Key Discussion Points:
- Safety, security, and destination image
- Socio-cultural impacts of tourism on national security
- Regulation of immigration and tourism laws
- Lessons learned through religious Tourism that could be implemented in business and leisure Tourism
- Implications of Leisure Tourism
- The threat of Terrorism through the guise of tourism
15:40 – 16:30 Preparing the Security Protocols and Operations for Mega Events, Expo 2030, and Entertainment in The Kingdom
The entertainment sector perhaps more than any other reflects the remarkable transformation of Saudi Arabia during the past five years. Expo 2020 saw a myriad with 3 million of them visiting The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Pavilion, offering insight into the great interest in Saudi Arabia, its culture, and the future landscape of Mega Events. Join our experts as they discuss the security aspects for Mega events, sharing learnings from Religious Tourism, crowd safety, and more.

Key Discussion Points:

- Learnings from large-scale religious events
- Event safety and security planning
- Mega events, Mega Challenges
- Emergency preparedness for large-scale events in The Kingdom
- Crowd Safety Management
- Training the taskforce 
16:35 – 17:10 Strategic opportunities in solving the Talent gap for the Security Industry in the Kingdom
Attend this session to listen to the latest opportunities for attracting, retaining, and growing the local talent, while creating strong and successful succession planning programs, and reaching optimal levels of Saudization in the Security Industry.

Key Discussion Points:
- Leadership in a disrupted world
- Future-proofing your force and finding the next generation leaders
- Looking to the future to solve today's the region’s talent gap
- What succession planning strategies are right for the region
- How do we attract, promote, and retain local talent
- Key indicators of the successful implementation of Saudization in Security
17:15  CLOSING REMARKS - Chair of the Conference
17:30  End of Day 1
11:30  Registration, coffee, and networking
12:30 Opening remarks from the Conference Chair 
12:40 – 12:55 Opening Keynote: National Cybersecurity Strategy
13:00 – 13:45 Saudi Arabia leading the Cybersecurity race in the Middle East
Saudi Arabia ranks second globally and first in the Middle East and Asia in the global cybersecurity index. Attend this session to gain insight into the challenges faced to be leading this index

Key Discussion Points:
- Key drivers of cyber-attacks against Saudi Arabia
- Saudi Arabia’s cybersecurity market will grow to $5.5 billion by 2023
- Increase in the digital changes witnessed by the country in the services offered by the government 
- Privacy, data ownership, and Homeland security
- Transportation Cybersecurity: Protecting Planes, Trains, and Pipelines from Cyber Threats
13:50 – 14:35 Developing Cyber Resilience: Securing the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Due to various factors, Saudi Arabia is one of the most prominent cybercrime targets. An energy-rich country with a digitally active population, located at the heart of the global energy market. 
Join this session to get a deeper insight into the multiple initiatives helping build cyber resilience in The Kingdom, while accelerating digital transformation.

Key Discussion Points:
- Moving from Cybersecurity to Cyber resilience
- Cybersecurity, national regulations, and Standards
- Building cyber resilience in The Kingdom, while accelerating digital transformation
- Boosting cyber resilience in the oil and gas industry
- The proliferation of smart cities and Saudi’s cybercrime legislation
- Transforming Saudi Organizations into Global Leaders in cyber resilience
- Cybersecurity for critical infrastructures across sectors
14:40 – 15:00 Opening - Reimagining the path to building organizational resilience in The Kingdom
This session explores both, digital transformation and future-proofing the economy, critical infrastructure, and education.
15:05 – 15:45 Putting Leadership, People, Processes, and Product at the center of Organizational Resilience

Key Discussion Points:
- Building the Resilience Tool Kit for the Region
- How do we prepare for the upcoming Giga Projects resilience?
- Innovation at the forefront of Business recovery strategies
- Interdependent, dynamic, and agile processes to navigate complex, unfamiliar contexts (i.e. a pandemic)
15:50 – 16:40 The opportunities enabled through technology in national security in the digital age and Technology Integration for Digitalization of Services
In the midst of the digital era, individuals and organizations produce more data than ever before. Learn how much research and development are progressing the use of AI, IoT, and other technologies for risk prevention, along with the best strategies for efficiency in Security and Defence.

Key Discussion Points:
- Futureproofing risk management, and safety optimization procedures using the latest cutting-edge technologies
- The use of data for risk prevention
- AI-powered technologies to reduce crime
- Research and development in 4IR technology and applications in defense
- Strategy for Efficiency and Technological Depth - A Global Roadmap in International Defence Industry
16:40 – 17:15 Safeguarding Critical Infrastructure, Oil & Gas, Energy
17:20  CLOSING REMARKS - Chair of the Conference
17:30  End of Day 2
11:30  Registration, coffee, and networking
12:30 Opening remarks from the Conference Chair 
12:40 – 12:55 SASO Keynote Session
13:00 – 13:45 SAFE Session
14:40 – 15:00 Opening - Civil Defence Keynote
13:50 – 14:35 Civil Defence Panel

Key Discussion Points:
- Identifying when it is necessary to re-run risk assessments in buildings
- Integrating video and drone technology as instruments that are integrated into fireground research
- Capacity building in the fire safety profession in the region
- Safeguarding the critical national infrastructure: risks and opportunities
- Ensuring Equity in Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery
- Emergency response strategies through cutting-edge technology
- Examining Emergency Communications
14:40 – 15:00 Keynote Session (Sponsor)
15:05 – 15:45 Aviation and Airport Security
Join our experts as they discuss how to better optimize all security measures and procedures in accordance with international standards with the aim of creating a secure civil aviation environment while allowing safe operation at all airports in the kingdom.

Key Discussion Points:
- Overview of International Aeronautic Standards
- Strategies and solutions for efficient smart borders management
- Global Aviation Security Plan
- Security Management System
- Aviation Cyber Security
- Design Thinking Blue Skies Approach to Security
- Security Risk and Intelligence management
14:40 – 15:00 Sponsored Keynote: How the fire service leveled up its technology game
15:50 – 16:40 Sponsored Session
16:40 – 17:15 Adapting the fire service in the Kingdom to the increased Tourism demands

Key Discussion Point:
- International standards for Fire & Safety
17:20  CLOSING REMARKS - Chair of the Conference
17:30  End of Day 3

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