Preparing London for change: Lecture 1 – Human threats to London’s infrastructure, London

27 March, 2017 | 18:30 - 20:00

Preparing London for change: Lecture 1 – Human threats to London’s infrastructure, London

About this event

As a major international city, how prepared is London for human threats to its infrastructure?

This lecture, the first of ICE London's Preparing London for Change series, will explore what the capital can do to prepare itself against malicious attacks like terrorism and cyber criminality. The lecture will explore what engineers are doing to protect our core systems and what needs to be done to ensure the capital remains safe.

Speakers include:

Nathan Baker, Director of Engineering Knowledge, ICE (Chair)

Kim van Rooyen, Director, Turner and Townsend
Speaking on the threat posed by cyberattacks to London's infrastructure

Garreth Dent, Managing Director, Paratum
Speaking on the threat posed by terrorism to London's infrastructure

Amanda Widdowson, Human Factors Capability Lead, Thales
Speaking on how human factors relate to London's security

Follow the debate on Twitter: @ICE_London #ICEPreparingLondon

This lecture is supported by London Resilience, the body tasked with coordinating institutions and communities to prevent, handle, recover and learn from disruption, and adapt to change; on behalf of the Mayor of London, Greater London Authority, Local Authorities and London Fire Brigade to ensure London survives and prospers.

London Resilience

Contact

For more information or if you experience any issues, please contact the event administrator:

Nalini Solanki
e: nalini.solanki@ice.org.uk

Chair

Nathan Baker, Director of Engineering Knowledge, ICE

Nathan Baker

As the Director of Engineering Knowledge at the Institution of Civil Engineers Nathan is actively engaged in bringing industry, Government and academia together to ensure society has the infrastructure it needs. Focusing on providing professional development for engineers and inspiring the next generation his career has seen him operate within the commercial and not-for-profit sectors following service in the Armed forces.

Speakers

Kim van Rooyen, Director, Turner and Townsend

Garreth Dent, Managing Director, Paratum

Garreth Dent

Garreth is a Chartered Civil Engineer (CEng) and Manager (CMgr) with thirteen years of military and civilian engineering and management experience. He has worked in a number of roles across a wide range of geographies and operational environments, including active combat in Iraq and Afghanistan, developing a broad professional skill set.

Amanda Widdowson, Human Factors Capability Lead, Thales

Amanda Widdowson

A Fellow of the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (FIEHF), Amanda has applied the full range of Human Factors (HF) sub-areas over 20+ years; mainly in the Rail and Defence sectors.

For 6 years, before joining Thales Cyber and Consulting as HF lead in 2013, Amanda led HF for Tube Lines (London Underground) and was responsible for ensuring HF issues were adequately considered in programmes. Her experience as a human error analyst in rail safety incident investigations allowed her to develop an innovative approach to capture the human element in cyber-security scenarios; the Cyber Human Error Assessment Tool (CHEAT).

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