Former Met Police officer to sit on London 2012 Security Panel at ISSC

Tuesday, 17 January 2012
By David Gold

John YatesJanuary 17 - The latest three speakers have been confirmed for the International Sport Security Conference (ISSC) in Doha on March 14 and 15.

The former Assistant Commissioner of the London Metropolitan Police John Yates (pictured) and Skills for Security chief executive David Greer will be part of the London 2012 Security Panel at the event.

Key challenges and security considerations will be discussed at the forum with the former commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Lord John Stevens, and International Olympic Committee security advisor Peter Ryan.

Marc Timmer, UEFA's head of stadia and security, will also be in attendance at the conference.

ICSS President Mohammed Hanzab said: "The International Sport Security Conference provides an important platform for sharing information and exploring best practice, as well as addressing the most pressing issues in sport security today.

"We are very pleased that John Yates, David Greer and Marc Timmer will be sharing their thoughts and experiences at this year's event.

"They join a distinguished line-up of speakers including Khoo Boon Hui, the President of Interpol and Hassan Al-Thawadi, the general secretary of the Supreme Committee for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar."

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