The European Commission recently published the 2018 Rolling Plan for ICT standardisation, which addresses standardisation developments in the field of ICT (information and communication technologies) and link them to EU legislation and policies. This year’s Rolling Plan sees the addition of the blockchain and distributed digital ledger technologies and regulatory technology chapters.
On June 4th, will take place in Bucharest, Romania the yearly Euralarm Symposium. This conference is the place to be this year to get insights about where the fire safety and security Industry is heading in the near future. The annual event is organised by Euralarm, the industry’s main European representative body and trade association.
The European standard EN 16763 points a spotlight on the requirement for staff to be suitably skilled, trained and knowledgeable. With this now a requirement in the services standard, our Industry can look forward to a more formal education and training being offered to people wishing to join it.
The conference on Fire detection and security in the aviation sector, organised by Euralarm and EUSAS, will take place in Bremen on Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th July 2018. Registrations to the EUSAS-Euralarm conference are open and the full programme of the event is already available.
Marlene Mizzi, a Maltese Member of the European Parliament (MEP), won on 21 March 2018 the prestigious ‘MEP of the Year Award’ in the ‘Internal Market and Consumer Protection’ (IMCO) category for her work as lead IMCO Committee Rapporteur on the ‘European Standards of the 21st Century’ report.
Euralarm is a partner to Safe Stay 2018. The high-profile event is taking place on the evening of April 26 and throughout the day on April 27, at Cavendish Conference Centre in London. This event is for people passionate about prevention and effective management of possible negative impacts on guest safety and security in the tourism Industry.
The European Industry Days 2018’s main event took place last month in Brussels. The event was high level and little happened in terms of real announcements but the gigantic changes ongoing with the digitalisation of the industrial sector and a renewed drive within the EU Commission to push for a more integrated Single Market.