Science Collaboration Symposium Success


From 14th - 16th November 2017, Manchester Informatics collaborated in hosting an interdisciplinary, international symposium intended to invite discussion and potential investment in UK/Gulf State collaborations in Cyber Security Research fields. The symposium took place at ETC. Venues in Manchester City Centre,  and it was an extremely successful event with more than 70 delegates representing 45 academic institutions from across the UK and the Gulf. 

The event focused on a number of topics including: Malicious Attacks, Privacy & Protection, Cyber Security in the Gulf, People, Policy & Psychology, Smart grid Protection

The line up of high profile speakers included experts from institutions such as:

  • Department for International Trade, UK
  • University of York, UK
  • Research Institute, Qatar
  • University of Salford, UK
  • University of Bahrain, Bahrain
  • Sohar University, Oman
  • BAE Systems, UK
  • University of Edinburgh, UK
  • Ulster University, UK
  • University of York, UK
  • Innovate UK
  • The Research Council, Oman
  • University of Bahrain, Bahrain
  • King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
  • Qatar National Research Fund, Qatar
  • Associate Professor, Kuwait University, Kuwait
  • Qatar University, Qatar
  • Bournemouth University, UK
  • University of Manchester, UK
  • Coventry University, UK
  • Oxford Brookes University, UK
  • Qatar National Research Fund, Qatar
  • Khalifa University of Science & Technology, UAE
  • Naif Arab University for Security Sciences, Saudi Arabia
  • University of Bahrain

The Symposium brochure, which includes a full list of speakers, is available to view here.