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Riding the Waves of the Digital Revolution - Join CityForum for a series of events.

Police and technology colleagues are being encouraged to attend CityForum’s 2021 series ‘Riding the waves of the digital revolution – securing a National Digital Policing Strategy by 2025’.  This programme of events has been developed in consultation with the National Enabling Programmes (NEP) and Police ICT Company.

The establishment of the Police Digital Service will be a key theme.  The series will examine the prospects of the new service in a period that will certainly be challenging in public expenditure terms.  

Covid 19 has resulted a revolution in digital working, the implications of which are not yet fully understood. However, when threats to organisations and systems from cyber malevolence are growing fast, technology can deliver safety, security and efficiency.  What cannot be guaranteed is a fool-proof performance by the human beings who plan, run and respond to digital systems. These and many other issues will be debated and your contribution will be invaluable.

The full agenda and a list of outstanding confirmed speakers can be viewed on the CityForum website here.  

A series of four virtual sessions have been planned as follows:

• Session One: Tuesday 20 April 2021 10:30-12:30. Articulating and communicating the plan for a digitally enabled police service

• Session Two: Friday 21 May 2021 11:00-13:00. Data and digital policing

• Session Three: Friday 21 May 2021 14:00-16:00. Innovation to deliver capability

• Session Four: Monday 14 June 2021 10:30 - 12:30. Delivering a successful Digital Policing Strategy by 2025 - risks and achievables in a difficult economic climate and with political and social uncertainty

These events are excellent opportunities to discuss the wider issues and challenges and to galvanise support to move us all forward in partnership.

If you would like to attend, register via the CityForum website here.  All public sector places are complimentary.

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