Blue Light Innovation Summit with Met Police

27th June
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Date and time

Wednesday 27th June, 2018

08:30 – 13:00 BST


  • New Scotland Yard
  • 35 Victoria Embankment
  • London
  • SW1A 2JL

Idea Drop, in partnership with Metropolitan Police, are delighted to invite you to Blue Light Innovation Summit 2018!

Join other senior leaders from across UK policing and blue light organisations in London for a free and exclusive invite-only innovation summit, hosted in partnership with The Met Police, designed to connect, inspire and showcase the best innovation projects and initiatives that are shaping the future of UK blue light services.

This free and exclusive half-day conference will bring together senior leaders from across the police, fire, ambulance and public sector to:

  • Demonstrate cutting-edge innovation and technology projects that have driven change, value and measurable impact across blue light organisations.
  • Showcase how a fusion of disruptive, radical and incremental innovation initiatives are directly
  • All framed within a compelling agenda comprising breakfast networking, keynote speakers, an innovation workshop, fireside and panel chats, breakouts and lunch.

  • Rob Jones
    Chief Supt, Metropolitan Police
    Metropolitan Police
  • Rob Flanagan
    Innovation Manager
    Lancashire Police
  • Martin Wilson
    Former Head of Innovation
    Kent & Essex Police
  • Simon Alland
    Supt, Mobile First Lead
    Kent & Essex Police


8:30am – Registration, networking and breakfast

9:00am – Introduction and opening remarks from Idea Drop

9:10am – Keynote speaker: Rob Jones, Chief Supt, Met Police

9:30am – Rob Flanagan, Innovation Manager.  Innovation in Lancashire Constabulary. The journey so far

9:50am – Panel discussion – The need for collaboration across blue light services. Featuring guests from The Home Office, NHS and MPS.

10:30am – Coffee and networking break

10:50am – Innovation Workshop with Martin Wilson – Exploring how the Dutch Police have used innovation to dramatically transform approaches to crime

11:35am – Simon Alland, Supt, Kent Police: Senior Leadership’s role in the innovation process

11:50am – Closing remarks from Owen Hunnam, CEO at Idea Drop

11:55am – Networking and lunch

1.00pm – Event close

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