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9:00 AM - 10:30 AMRegistration, Refreshments and Networking

Served in the Malvern Suite 

10:30 AM - 10:40 AMWelcome and Opening Address

Chief Constable Lisa Winward, National Intelligence Lead (NPCC NIP)

10:40 AM - 10:45 AMChief Constable Alan Pughsley

NPCC Crime Committee Chair 

10:45 AM - 11:00 AMRt Hon Kit Malthouse MP

Minister of State for Crime, Policing and Probation

11:00 AM - 12:00 PMA New Mode of Protection: the findings of the Strategic Review of Policing in England and Wales

The final report of the Strategic Review of Policing in England and Wales was published in March 2022.  It examines how crime, fear of crime and other threats to public safety are changing and assesses the ability of the police to meet these challenges. This far-reaching independent review, the first of its kind in many years, was chaired by Sir Michael Barber and guided by an Advisory Board of former senior police officers, politicians and leading academics. Dr Rick Muir will set out the relevant findings from the Review for those working in intelligence.

Dr Rick Muir, Director of Police Foundation 

12:00 PM - 12:30 PMThe Critical Importance of Intelligence and Current Academic Research into the Barriers of Effective Intelligence Sharing

This presentation will discuss the changing landscape of criminality and policing, and the increasing importance of data management in intelligence to tackle organised crime and cross-border offending. An overview of an ongoing UK Research and Innovation project exploring international law enforcement information exchange will also be presented.

Dr Becky Phythian, Senior Lecturer in Policing

Professor Stuart Kirby, Professor Emeritus of Policing 

12:30 PM - 1:30 PMLunch and Networking

Served in the Malvern Suite 

1:30 PM - 2:15 PMTackling Organised Exploitation – Bringing Intelligence Investigations into the Modern World

The TOEX programme aim to utilise the very best of intelligence research, analysis and development skills, alongside data exploitation experts, to optimise what we know about exploitation threats. This has been supporting law enforcement safeguarding and investigations in a manner not seen before.  Here we look to demonstrate some examples of how.

T/DCS Kate Thacker, National Strategic Coordinator, TOEX

Lucy Rogers – Intelligence and Analytics Lead, TOEX

2:15 PM - 3:00 PMCounter Terrorism Policing Firearms Threat Centre

The work of the Firearms Threat Centre work (in conjunction with the NCA and Partner agencies) to prevent Terrorist and criminal access to Firearms.

Detective Inspector Scott Mather

PS Steve Hackwell, Metropolitan Police Service 

3:00 PM - 3:20 PMRefreshments and Networking

Served in the Malvern Suite 

3:20 PM - 4:20 PMSerious Organised Crime- The Only Way is Intelligence Led

A presentation detailing the scale, complexity and harm of the SOC threat in 2022. DD Foster will describe the importance of a global to local intelligence driven response to SOC and the SOC system prioritisation challenge; including insights as to the breadth of NCA intelligence capabilities and their use.  

NCA Deputy Director Paul Foster 

4:20 PM - 5:30 PMKeynote address: Leading FBI Intelligence and Lessons Learned

The Leading FBI Intelligence and Lessons Learned presentation will discuss the evolution of the FBI’s Intelligence Program to achieve the full integration of intelligence and operations. EAD Young will also discuss the FBI’s efforts at being agile and forward leaning and applying lessons learned when collaborating with law enforcement, intelligence community, and private sector partners.

Ryan T. Young, Executive Assistant Director (EAD) of FBI’s Intelligence Branch

5:30 PMDay One Close

Chief Constable Lisa Winward, National Intelligence Lead (NPCC NIP)

7:00 PM - 7:45 PMPre Dinner Drinks

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8:30 AM - 9:00 AMRegistration, Refreshments and Networking

Served in the Malvern Suite 

9:00 AM - 9:10 AMWelcome to Day Two and Opening Address

Chief Constable Lisa Winward, National Intelligence Lead (NPCC NIP)

9:10 AM - 9:30 AMCGI: Public, Private sector collaboration supporting the intelligence community

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CGI works with law enforcement, driving innovation to meet the challenges of 21st Century policing. Learn how our capability is born out of our expertise, which supports you in protecting the public, preventing and detecting crime and accelerates your ability to translate data into intelligence - locally, nationally and internationally.

Martin Jebb, Director Policing, CGI UK

Nick Dale, Vice President Policing, CGI UK         

9:30 AM - 10:00 AMThink PND!

PND has been supporting our police business nationally since 2010, but do you know what it can do for you and how others have been using it?  Hear from practitioners on how it has been used to effectively support investigations, help our partner agencies and actually saves lives.

Deputy Chief Constable Amanda Blakeman, NPCC PND Lead

Denise Robbins, National Police National Database Auditor and Subject Matter Expert

10:00 AM - 11:00 AMHM Prison & Probation Service - Intelligence Capabilities and Case Study

The presentation will open by providing an introduction to HMPPS, its Directorate of Security and, extending from that, its National Intelligence unit. The presentation will continue by discussing HMPPS’ intelligence capabilities and project pipelines, before moving on to discuss HMPPS’ relationship with Law Enforcement Agencies and areas of joint working. The presentation will conclude with a case study, delivered jointly with Greater Manchester Police, exploring recent efforts to tackle conveyance at HMP/YOI Forest Bank, using intelligence to inform a multi-agency approach.

Head of Intelligence HMPPS Jay Thomas

Detective Constable Adam Cronshaw, Greater Manchester Police 

11:00 AM - 11:15 AMRefreshments and Networking

Served in the Malvern Suite 

11:15 AM - 12:00 PMThreats to Life- Practitioners Guide

Our talk reviews the history of Threats to Life Policing, how the law and practise have developed and how to work with Colleagues. Some detailed case history will be examined and what the future for Threats to Life policing holds.

Paul Whiteman, Head of Intelligence, CTPHQ

DS Tanya Fyffe Vice Chair of National TTL Working Group, MPS

12:00 PM - 1:00 PMLunch and Networking

Served in the Malvern Suite 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PMSOC Threat- The Local Management

West Yorkshire’s response to SOC relies on our philosophy of Threat awareness, response, and mitigation. This is one of the real strengths of our approach that widens the scope of our efforts on not just OCG crime but to all SOC threats of which OCG crime is a strand. Our SOC response and processes ensure connectivity and consistency across all West Yorkshire with intelligence being a flag stone of this delivery.

Detective Superintendent Fiona Gaffney, Head of SOC, West Yorkshire Police 

2:00 PM - 2:45 PMThe value of multi-agency Intelligence sharing and collaborative working to protect the Public

GAIN provides a mechanism to enable partners to work collaboratively together providing, Local to National Connectivity, preventing harm to communities by combining prevention, deterrent, and enforcement against those involved in crime. This presentation will share the experiences of the FSA’s National Food Crime Unit working with GAIN.

Caroline Simpson,  National Government Agency Intelligence Network (GAIN) Coordinator

Steve Smith, Head of Outreach, National Food Crime Unit

2:45 PM - 3:15 PMProject Alpha – supporting investigations through Social Media


Project Alpha are a pioneering Metropolitan Police Unit dedicated to tackling gang related violence, organised criminality, county lines exploitation and challenging harmful online content utilising popular social media platforms including YouTube, Snapchat and Instagram.

Detective Sergeant Paul Connelly and Police Constable Neil Kitson – Project Alpha, Metropolitan Police

3:15 PM - 4:00 PMFirearms: Tackling the threat from blank firers & case study - Operation LEASEMONGER

Christian and Phil will set out the threat from top-venting blank firing weapons, from identification to implementing a 4P approach in response, including pursuing OCGs involved in converting firearms and ammunition in the UK.

Christian Ashwell - Head of Threat for Criminal Use of Firearms 

Phil Pestridge – Operations Manager for the NCA National Firearms Targeting Centre

4:00 PMClosing Remarks

Chief Constable Lisa Winward, National Intelligence Lead (NPCC NIP)