Registration will open for N8 PRP partner institutions on 31 March 2021, and non-partners from 14 April 2021.
Effective Partnerships: how can police work with academia, business, health care providers and each other to better serve their communities?
In May and June 2021, the N8 PRP will be hosting the sixth Policing Innovation Forum which will bring together key academics, police, and other stakeholders together to discuss contemporary challenges in policing and look to develop innovative, practical, and evidence-based solutions.
The theme for this year’s forum is Effective Partnerships in Policing, drawing on case studies, experience, and research. There will be three sessions; the full programme for each session will be made available here.
27 May Partnering Up Against Cybercrime
How can police work with business, academia and each other to tackle cybercrime?
This session will discuss how police partnerships with small businesses can work, the barriers to resourcing, and the role of innovation. The session will be chaired by Superintendent Rebecca Chapman, CEO and Director of the North East Business Resilience Centre (NEBRC), and speakers include:
Brian Dilley, Money Laundering Reporting Officer for Lloyds and Bank of Scotland, responsible for fraud prevention, anti-money laundering, sanctions compliance, anti-bribery and countering terrorist financing across all of LBG’s brands;
Mandy Haeburn-Little, who delivered the national Programme of Cyber Centres for Policing before founding her own consultancy; and
Dr Biju Issac, Programme Leader of ‘Computer Network & Cybersecurity’ and ‘Computer & Digital Forensics’ courses at Northumbria University and founder of the Northumbria Cyber Clinic which trains digital forensics students in ethical hacking.