Monday 17 February 17:30 - 20:00

Room LG04
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From Code Cracking to Cyber Security: A Transatlantic Partnership

Science & Technology

Talk and Collaboration Agreement signing between UCL and Bletchley Park

This event which marks the signing of an agreement between UCL and Bletchley Park Trust. UCL’s Department of Security and Crime Science and Bletchley Park Trust have identified opportunities to work together with the aim to enhance student knowledge of intelligence processes and evidence-based strategies. Bletchley Park, once the top-secret home of the World War Two Codebreakers is now a vibrant heritage attraction. UCL’s Department of Security and Crime Science conducts research through its Jill Dando Institute, the first institute in the world devoted to crime science. The signing is preceded by a series of talks touching on the history of Bletchley Park, the evolving nature of crime threats, and an assessment of current global security issues.


5.15pm Arrival

5.30pm Welcome Address – R. Mark Evans OBE, Visiting Professor, University College London

5.40pm Address by Ian Standen, CEO, Bletchley Park

5.50pm Address by Prof Shane Johnson, Director, Dawes Centre for Future Crime at UCL

6.00pm Prof Mark Lowenthal, Commentator on US Intelligence matters and former Assistant Director, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

6.30pm Signing of the Agreement

6.45pm Drinks reception

Attendance is free and open to all, but registration is required .

We look forward to seeing you in February!

The team,

UCL Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science


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