Travel Industry Counter Terror Seminar

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Travel Industry Counter Terror Seminar

Some of the UK’s favourite holiday destinations have been the subject of terror incidents.

The Travel Counter Terror Seminar is designed to help all parts of the travel industry to learn how to plan, prepare, and deal with the problems that can be caused should their customers and staff be caught up in such an event.

This is the first time that such a comprehensive event has been organised for the travel industry.

DATE: 24th of May 2016
LOCATION: Central London venue
ORGANISER: Prevention of Fraud in Travel
COST: This event is free to participants

THIS EVENT IS SUITABLE FOR: Managers; Assistant Managers; staff who are responsible for Business Continuity within your organisation.

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE: There is likely to be high demand for this seminar so it is advisable to register for your place(s) as soon as possible.

To register send an email to with words ‘COUNTER TERROR SEMINAR’ in the subject header.

Please state in the email how many people you wish to attend and give their: 

– Full names 
– Positions 
– Contact details (email and phone number)
– Any special dietary requirements


The morning session – Project ARGUS

Project ARGUS is a national initiative from the National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO). At this event it will be delivered by the City of London Police. Project ARGUS is a multi-media terrorist attack simulation that will allow you to make decisions about what you, staff members, customers and your business or organisation need to do in helping to prevent and survive a terrorist attack. You will discuss the questions and dilemmas posed by the simulation in syndicates, and then share your thoughts and proposed actions with the rest of the attendees. Facilitators will manage the event and you will have access to specialist advisers that can answer questions outside of your expertise.

The afternoon session – Learn what the current terror threat is

– Find out about the available help for travel organisations that might need to cope with a terror related event 
– Learn about travel organisations liabilities and responsibilities in such an event 
– Find out about the basics of emergency planning for such an event 
– Learn how to plan for the unexpected.


– Operational officers from the Counter Terrorism & Serious Crime Directorate of the City of London Police 
– Liam Morrissey, CEO at MS Risk Ltd MS Risk identifies, mitigates and reduces security risk to protect client assets, their customers, employees and reputation. The need to protect assets, staff and reputation is a major concern to companies across the world.

– Alan Pattison, Account Director at Tasker Partners Ltd Tasker & Partners is a Lloyd’s Insurance Broker that specialises in placing insurance in the Lloyd’s and London Market. their extensive market relationships enable them to provide placing solutions for a wide variety of risk classes.
– Simon Murfitt, Keystone Law Simon is an experienced finance (particularly asset and project finance) lawyer with significant expertise in the aviation, marine and shipping sectors gained while working in the UK, Europe and Asia. During his career, he has advised on a wide range of transportation projects for sponsors, financiers, charterers, regulators and other stakeholders at all stages of the commercial and operative life of the asset/project.

– Barry Gooch, Prevention of Fraud in Travel Chairman of Prevention of Fraud in Travel, the travel industry’s counter fraud body, Barry has experience of local authority emergency planning and Business Continuity. Barry has drafted the BC plans for several organisations.

CATERING: Refreshments and lunch will be provided free of charge.