21-23 May 2019 | Mall of America®, Minneapolis, USA

Conference Programme

Conference Programme2018-11-02T14:15:53+00:00

Topics will include:

Hostile Reconnaissance Indicators

Lone Wolf Behaviour

Suicide Bomber Intervention

Recognising Mental Health Disorders

Group Offenders

Sexually Deviant Behaviour in Public

Crowd Dynamics

Non-Racial Profiling Techniques

Addressing Religious & Ethnic Concerns

Halo Effect & Stereotyping

Spotlight Effect & Paranoia

Forensic Linguistics

Questioning Styles

Intelligent CCTV

Voice, Temperature and Gait Analysis

Physiological Stress Indicators

Training to Detect

Behavioural Detection Officer Deployment

Communicating Concerns

Court-siding & Fixated Threats

Online Behavioural Analytics

Insider Threat Identification

Case Studies

Mall of America Tour

Our full programme will be announced shortly.

Please see below for the provisional programme and to view the programe from Behavioural Analysis 2018.

If you are interested in contributing your knowledge and expertise to this exciting event as a speaker, please contact our conference Chair, Philip Baum, at editor@avsec.com.

Day One: Tuesday 21st May 2019

08.00       Registration & Coffee

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Theme: Industry Perspectives

09.00   Chairman’s Opening Address

09.10   Welcome to Mall of America

09.20  Keynote 1

 

Session Theme: Behavioural Analysis in the Spotlight

09.45  Academic Paper 1: Physiological Indicators of Stress: undeniable facts

10.10  Academic Paper 2: Perceptions Uncovered: the guilty brain in the spotlight and the halo that presumes innocence

10.35   Academic Paper 3: Myth-busting: dispelling fake news

 

11.00       Coffee & Networking

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Session Theme: Industry Experience

11.30  Behavioural Analysis at the Coalface

How have different industries gone about utilising behavioural analysis techniques to protect their patrons and infrastructure? What are the lessons learned that impact current deployment and staff recruitment and training?

  • 11.40-11.55 Operational Angle 1: Sports Stadium Security
  • 11.55-12.10 Operational Angle 2: Securing Places of Worship
  • 12.10-12.25 Operational Angle 3: Hotel Security
  • 12.25-12.40 Operational Angle 4: Museum Security

12.40   Panel Q&A

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13.00       Lunch & Networking

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14.00  Perspective 1: Extremist Ideology: an analysis of recent attacks and the behaviours of the perpetrators

Session Theme: Questioning Behavioural Analysis

14.30  Question Time

We put behavioural analysis itself in the spotlight and ask a select group of practitioners, security consultants and academics to answer our delegates concerns. Whether it’s about procedures, regulations, technologies or responsibilities, conference participants will be encouraged to submit questions upon registration or upon their arrival at the conference venue.

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15.30       Afternoon Tea & Networking

 

Session Theme: The Counterargument

16.00   Perspective 2: Profiling and the Threat to Civil Liberties

Session Theme: Opening Our Eyes to Human Trafficking

16.30  Operational Angle 5: Flight Attendants Observing Behaviour

16.50  Perspective 3: Human Trafficking: my story

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17.30  Close of Day One

Day Two: Wednesday 22nd May 2019

09.00  Chairman’s Opening Comments

 

Session Theme: Aviation Security

09.05   Keynote 2: Behavioural Analysis within the US Transportation System

09.30   Operational Angle 6: Challenges in, and the successes of, implementing behavioural analysis in the UK

09.50  Operational Angle 7: Israeli Profiling: modifying profiling to respond to new threats

10.20  Academic Paper 7: Transportation Screening Personnel: coping with increased cognitive load

10:45  Panel Q&A

 

11.00       Coffee & Networking

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Session Theme: Mental Health

11.25  Academic Paper 8: Behavioural Indicators of Mental Health Issues

11.50  Operational Angle 8: Suicide Intervention

Session Theme: Management Security Mind-set

12.15  Perspective 4: Suicide Bomber Intervention: when time is not on your side

12.40  Operational Angle 9: The Mall of America: our hosts’ perspective

 

13.00       Lunch & Networking

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Session Theme: Questioning Techniques & Deception Indicators

14.00  Academic Paper 9: Identifying Negative Intent: the art of the question

14.30  Academic Paper 10: Detecting Deception: all in the answer

15.00  Academic Paper 11: Forensic Linguistics: warning signs in speech patterns

15.30  Operational Angle 10: Border Control

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15.50       Afternoon Tea & Networking

 

Session Theme: Sexual Assault & Sexually Deviant Behaviour

16.15  Academic Paper 12: Behavioural Indicators of Imminent Sexual Assault

16.45  Operational Angle 11: Inflight Assault: frotteurs and toucherism

17.05  Operational Angle 12: Restaurants & Entertainment Venues: protecting staff and punters

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17.30  Close of Day Two

Day Three: Thursday 23rd May 2019

09.00  Chairman’s Opening Comments

 

Session Theme: Artificial Intelligence & Technology’s Role in Behavioural Analysis

09.05   Keynote 3: Border Control: training to detect in person and artificially

09.35  Technologies: state of their art

  • 09.35-10.00 Automated Stress Identification: utilising Artificial Intelligence
  • 10.00-10.25 Gait Analysis
  • 10.25-10.50 Intelligent CCTV

 

10.50       Coffee & Networking

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Session Theme: Insider Threat

11.10  Perspective 5: School Shootings: on scene behaviour of perpetrators

11.40  Perspective 6: Extremist Risk Assessment in the Workplace

 

Session Theme: Concluding Thoughts

12.05  Academic Paper 13: Crowd Dynamics: challenges in securing crowded events

12.30   Perspective 8: Port Arthur Massacre: reminding us all to be prepared

 

12.55  Chairman’s Closing Remarks & Close of Conference

 

13.00 Conference Proceedings End

 

Afternoon Optional Programme: Security Tours of Mall of America

BEHAVIOURAL ANALYSIS 2018 – PRINCIPALITY STADIUM, CARDIFF, 14 – 15 MARCH 2018

DAY ONE: WEDNESDAY 14TH MARCH 2018

KEYNOTE: BEHAVIOURAL ANALYSIS
Lessons Learned from Recent Terrorist Attacks

SESSION 1: BEHAVIOURAL ANALYSIS IN PRACTICE: INDUSTRY FOCUS
Places of Worship: communities protecting themselves – Michael Whine MBE, Community Security Trust, UK
Sporting Events: combatting court-siding and gambling – Andrew Wolfe Murray, Partner, Theseus Partners, UK
Transport Security: human trafficking in focus – Sarah-Jane Prew, Wales Anti-Slavery Leadership Group, UK & Airline Ambassadors International, USA

SESSION 2: THE BIOLOGY OF FEAR & DECEPTION
Fight, Flight or, Perhaps, Freeze: anxiety isn’t always what it seems – Louise Jupe, Department of Psychology, University of Portsmouth, UK
Case Study: The Impact of Integrating Real-time, Multichannel Behaviour Analysis and Elicitation/Engagement Strategies in
High-stake Contexts – Sorin Losnita, Romanian Intelligence Service, Romania, and Cliff Lansley, EIA Group, UK

SESSION 3: STEREOTYPING, PERCEPTION & RACIAL PROFILING
Understanding Intuitive Bias – Wim De Neys, CNRS & Université Paris Descartes, France
Good Looking People & the ‘Halo Effect’ – Ran Cohen, SDR® Academy, The Netherlands
Panel Discussion: Religious Sensitivities in Security Decision-Making
Moderated by: Philip Baum
Panel Members: Gurmel Singh, Secretary General, Sikh Council UK
Usama Hasan, Quilliam Foundation
Michael Whine MBE, Community Security Trust, UK

SESSION 4: ADDRESSING, BY UNDERSTANDING, SPECIFIC CRIMINAL & ANTI-SOCIAL ACTIVITY
Profile of the Fixated Threat in Action – David James, Theseus Partners, UK
Profile of Group Offenders – Dr Jessica Woodhams, University of Birmingham, UK
Profile of Frotteurs & Sexual Deviants – Dr Lynsey Gozna, University of Leicester, UK
Profile of a Cyber Criminal – Nadine Touzeau, Profiler, net-profiler, France

DAY 2: THURSDAY 15TH MARCH 2018

SESSION 5: POLICING PERSPECTIVES
Stop & Search: reasonable grounds? – Nick Glynn, Senior Programme Officer, Policing & Security Governance, Open Society Initiative for Europe, UK
Case Study: British Transport Police from concept to operation – Rae Jiggins, Polarm International Ltd., UK
Super Recognisers – Mick Neville, Super Recognisers International, UK

CASE STUDY:
Securing The O2 Arena
Paul Williams, Security Operations Manager, The O2, London, UK

SESSION 6:
THE ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY
Intelligent CCTV: can the camera focus on unusual behaviour? – Simon Moore, Cardiff University, UK
Facial Thermographs: might heat spots identify negative intent? – Reyer Zwiggelaar, Aberystwyth University, UK
Layered Voice Analysis: the way we speak?- Amir Liberman, Nemesysco, Israel

SESSION 7: THE RESPONSE
The Art of Questioning: having THE conversation – Charlotte Hudson, Department of Psychology, University of Portsmouth, UK
Emergency Response: when you think the threat is real – Ofir Malka, CEO SafeZones, Germany
Insider Threat Response: identifying radicalisation in the workplace – Usama Hasan, Quilliam Foundation, UK

SESSION 8: MARAUDING FIREARMS ATTACKS & SUICIDAL TERRORISM
Marauding Firearms Attacks: not always by suicidal terrorists – Leeran Gold, Registered Psychologist, Promises Healthcare, Singapore
The Suicidal Terrorist: recruitment & training – Dr. Sagit Yehoshua, Criminologist, Israel
The Proof of the Pudding: attacks against aviation identified by behavioural analysis – Philip Baum, Managing Director, Green Light Ltd., UK

SESSIONS WILL BE CHAIRED BY:
Neville Hay, Brooklyn Associates, UK
Katharine Ng, OneCrew Limited, Hong Kong