Doha, 12 March 2021
International thought leaders from the homeland and civil defense industries will be exploring the future of the industries and a pathway to a safer world during the three-day Milipol Qatar 2021 seminar program. Seminars will be divided in 3 sessions: Cyber Security and Cyberthreats on Tuesday 16 March, morning session, Civil Defence on Tuesday 16 March, afternoon session, and large events security management on Wednesday 17 March, morning session.
The seminars will run alongside the main 13th Milipol Qatar 2021 exhibition, a biennial international Homeland Security and Civil Defence being held from 15-17 March 2021 at Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC), one of the industry’s first opportunities to meet face-to-face since the outbreak of the COVID 19 pandemic.
The event is organised by Qatar’s Ministry of Interior in partnership with Paris-based international event organiser Comexposium, acting on behalf of the GIE Milipol headed by Civipol, the technical implementer of the French ministry of the Interior.
Cybersecurity has risen up government agendas throughout the Middle East and Africa where the sector is, according to Modor Intelligence, expected to register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.08 per cent until 2025.
Milipol Qatar 2021 has attracted an exhibitor line-up representing 71 international companies, 17 nations and five national pavilions from Brazil, France, the UK, USA, and Germany. Significantly 53% of exhibitors are new to Milipol Qatar. The event meets a large part of the security objectives of the State of Qatar in line with the country’s National Vision 2030, while also addressing wider regional needs.
In 2021, Milipol Qatar celebrates its 13th edition and will build on the 2018 event, which was the biggest in the series attracting a record 8,487 visitors turnout from 84 countries, 314 official delegates from 48 nations and 222 exhibiting companies. The 2018 show also saw Qatar’s Ministry of Interior generate contracts worth €138.7 million.