Behavioural Analysis 2018

14 – 15 March 2018 | Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales


Principality Stadium, Cardiff

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: combating 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 | 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 were chaired by: Neville Hay, Brooklyn Associates, UK & Katharine Ng, OneCrew Limited, Hong Kong