Day 1 - Tuesday, February 28, 2023

8:00
Registration Opens
8:45
Opening Comments from the Co-Chairs
9:00

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Implementing FirstNet Communication Technology
9:30

Police Leaders Roundtable

Reassessing the Future Role of Police Technology
10:30
Exhibit Hall and Networking
11:00
Leveraging the Latest Innovations for Digital Evidence and Data Storage Systems
11:45
Evolving Communication Tech – How to Implement NG 9-1-1
12:30
Networking Luncheon
1:45
Innovations in Biometric Evidence
2:15
Advancement in Automated Licence Plate Recognition (ALPR) and Integrating Software with BWC’s, ICCs and More Existing Technology Systems for a Streamlined Evidence Collection Approach
3:00
Exhibit Hall and Networking
3:30
Implementing Body-Worn Camera Technology Across a Police Department
4:15
Top 5 Drones Tactics for Police: Harnessing Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Platforms and Drone Technologies for Policing
5:00
Closing Comments from the Co-Chairs, Conference Adjourns

Networking Cocktail Reception

Day 2 - Wednesday, March 1, 2023

8:30
Registration Opens
9:00
Opening Comments from the Co-Chairs
9:05
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
9:30

PANEL

Keeping Ahead of Criminals: The Newest Solutions to Prevent and Combat Criminal Usage and Manipulation of Technology
10:15
Exhibit Hall and Networking
10:45
Modernizing Interagency Communications: How Implementing CAD Software is Improving Police and Fire Dispatch and Response
11:30
Knowing Your AI and Machine Learning Corporate Risk for Today and the Future: Implementing Company Policy Before Buying
12:15
Networking Luncheon
1:30

CASE STUDY

Latest Advancements in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Training
2:15
How the Smart Phone is Modernizing Evidence Gathering
2:45
Networking Break
3:00

CASE STUDY

How Electric Vehicles Are Accommodating Police Services
3:15
How the Latest Helicopter Capabilities are Improving Police Operations
4:00
Closing Remarks from the Conference Co-Chairs

Conference Concludes

Day 1 - Tuesday, February 28, 2023

8:00
Registration Opens
8:45
Opening Comments from the Co-Chairs
9:00

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Implementing FirstNet Communication Technology
9:30

Police Leaders Roundtable

Reassessing the Future Role of Police Technology

Hear directly from chiefs of police as they discuss how they are approaching technology budget allocation, setting priorities for police training, technology and operational needs – and approaching the future of policing, police resiliency and efficiency.

10:30
Exhibit Hall and Networking
11:00
Leveraging the Latest Innovations for Digital Evidence and Data Storage Systems

  • Comparing and contrasting digital evidence software functions and capabilities
  • Managing an increasing volume of data from public devices such as CCTVs to personal devices including smart phones, electronic fitness trackers and smart home devices
  • Sorting, organizing and maintaining the integrity of digital evidence
  • Examining how police services are adapting to the changes of incoming digital evidence and the overall effect on police work and public safety
  • Latest solutions that have proven effectiveness

11:45
Evolving Communication Tech – How to Implement NG 9-1-1

Find out how emergency services are upgrading to Next Generation 911 (NG9-1-1) to comply with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) mandate, and improved emergency services. The technology will allow callers to emergency services to provide 3D location mapping data, image-enriched messaging, video-enhanced data as well as real-time texting

  • Exploring how the technology will work in practice and how it will improve policing
  • Decommissioning the previous system and implementing the new software – plotting steps and timelines
  • Strategizing employee training on the new system
  • Examining the potential return on investment

12:30
Networking Luncheon
1:45
Innovations in Biometric Evidence

Go beyond finger printing. This session will explore the rapidly expanding array of biometric techniques available to law enforcement. Discover how the FBI’s Next Generation Identification (NGI) system provides the efficient electronic repository of biometric and criminal history information. Discover how biometrics can be used beyond mere databases. Learn about new areas of biometric research, including how it helps detect deepfakes. Specific topics will include:

  • NGI – Face and Iris
  • Facial recognition to organize and investigate collected multimedia evidence
  • Academic research in gait recognition
  • Biometrics to detect deepfakes

2:15
Advancement in Automated Licence Plate Recognition (ALPR) and Integrating Software with BWC’s, ICCs and More Existing Technology Systems for a Streamlined Evidence Collection Approach

This session will look at how Automated Licence Plate Recognition (ALPR) technology can be integrated with existing Body-Worn Cameras and (BWCs) and In-Car Cameras (ICCs) systems.

  • Improving evidence collection techniques
  • Enhancing police accountability
  • Reducing public complaints and increasing public trust
  • Conducting due diligence on new technologies to ensure they are safe, fiscally responsible, and effective
  • Creating robust standard operating procedures and officer training to support the new technology
  • Safeguarding privacy and ensure the technology is used correctly

3:00
Exhibit Hall and Networking
3:30
Implementing Body-Worn Camera Technology Across a Police Department

This session will look at the real process of implementing BWC’s across a police department including who gets the technology, who gets trained and timelines. Discover which barriers need to be addressed and how the implementation process might work in your department.

4:15
Top 5 Drones Tactics for Police: Harnessing Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Platforms and Drone Technologies for Policing

  • Crime scene investigations and crime scene reconstruction
  • Tracking specific individuals from search and rescue to locating a person of interest
  • Drone as first responder, and working with first responder partners
  • Traffic management flow, crowd and protest management, and city mapping
  • Surveying disasters and organizing response

5:00
Closing Comments from the Co-Chairs, Conference Adjourns

Networking Cocktail Reception

Day 2 - Wednesday, March 1, 2023

8:30
Registration Opens
9:00
Opening Comments from the Co-Chairs
9:05
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
9:30

PANEL

Keeping Ahead of Criminals: The Newest Solutions to Prevent and Combat Criminal Usage and Manipulation of Technology

This session will explore the technology being used to perpetrate crime and which solutions can best be used by law enforcement to combat criminal activity.

  • Money laundering, crypto currency, and tracking the money
  • Internet of Things Crime: From AirTags for tracking luxury cars

10:15
Exhibit Hall and Networking
10:45
Modernizing Interagency Communications: How Implementing CAD Software is Improving Police and Fire Dispatch and Response

Hear Waterloo Regional Police Service discuss its newly integrated police and fire Computer Aided Dispatched (CAD) System. Hear how the CAD software is used to start an occurrence, dispatch officers, and maintain the status of all logged-in units.

  • Exploring the how the technology functions for maintaining the status of all logged-in units
  • Tracking the steps of the implementation process, including consolidating dispatch departments
  • Examining the potential benefits to public safety including response times for medical calls
  • Calculating the cost saving and return on investment

11:30
Knowing Your AI and Machine Learning Corporate Risk for Today and the Future: Implementing Company Policy Before Buying

  • Creating a policy forward process that anticipates the implementation challenges and the evolution of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Exploring AI applications in direct correlation to known problems, including optimizing resources
  • How to proactively address privacy concerns
  • Balancing what is and is not acceptable, and how to have the conversation
  • Calculating the corporate risk

12:15
Networking Luncheon
1:30

CASE STUDY

Latest Advancements in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Training

This session will explore the wide range of training simulations available through VR and AR platforms, how the training can be integrated into your operations and the real-world applications for team members.

  • Exploring a greater range of dexterity when controlling bomb-disposal robots
  • De-escalation techniques when dealing with members of the public in potentially violent situations, and including physical and mental impairments

2:15
How the Smart Phone is Modernizing Evidence Gathering

Discover how Belleville Police Services is revolutionizing evidence gathering and streamlining police gear. The Mobile Connected Officer Program allows police officers on the street to use their smart phone for recording audio witness statements, taking crime scene photos and recording body-worn camera footage, all to be uploaded to the cloud. Find out how these streamlined processes are benefiting officers and citizens.

  • Analyzing the functionality of the technology and why it was a good fit
  • Mapping the groundwork for implementing the process and how it has accelerated
  • Debating the pros and cons for officers and potential benefits for the community
  • Estimating the return on investment

2:45
Networking Break
3:00

CASE STUDY

How Electric Vehicles Are Accommodating Police Services

Testing the performance of all-electric vehicles specially outfitted for law enforcement. This session will look at the Bridgewater Police Service’s test piloting Tesla Model 3 electric vehicles.

  • Calculating return on investment
  • Reducing the eco-footprint
  • Analysing differences between vehicle performance

3:15
How the Latest Helicopter Capabilities are Improving Police Operations

Discover how the specialized police helicopter unit is utilizing technology to provide operational support in technical and specialized areas of airborne law enforcement, enabling front-line members to preserve the peace, uphold the law and prevent and investigate crime.

4:00
Closing Remarks from the Conference Co-Chairs

Conference Concludes