Zug, Switzerland, November, 2018 – Paul van der Zanden is the new General Director of Euralarm. Paul holds over 30 years of experience in the global security market. The new General Director is committed to making Europe a safer place where more people have access to reliable fire protection- and security systems as well as services.
EUSAS and Euralarm, hosted by Airbus, organised this week their second joint conference, which was this year on the topic of aviation safety and security. It showed once again the importance of technological development for an industry endeavoured is to protect lives with a particular relevance to the aeronautics and air transport sectors.
The 50th General Assembly of Euralarm, the European association representing the fire safety and security Industry, closed today. As a new Board and Managing Director were introduced, Delegates from national associations and blue-chip companies acknowledged that the Industry is more unified, better integrated into European decision-making processes.
In 5 years, the Euralarm Symposium has established itself as a strategic event on innovation and developments of regulatory nature impacting one of the most successful Industries in Europe: electronic security and fire safety.
Euralarm has released today its Annual Report. The publication of the report coincides with the end of the Euralarm Board’s three-year mandate and therefore, beyond the usual account of the past year’s activities, it also offers a review of the work achieved during that three-year period, particularly in terms of invigorating the Euralarm community.
This is a extract of the latest edition of ALARMA Magazine, which sat together with Lance Rütimann, the man behind the Euralarm Symposium 2018. The event will take place in Bucharest on June 4th, in conjunction with Euralarm Member ARTS’ annual event. Mr. Rütimann is Senior Manager Industry Affairs for Siemens Building Technologies Division and the Chairman of a Euralarm body dealing with European influence: Euralarm’s Advocacy Committee.
In the course of five years, the Euralarm Symposium has established itself as the most important event on significant market developments of innovative, legislative, regulatory and standardisation nature impacting one of the most successful Industries in Europe: electronic security and fire safety. The speakers at the Euralarm Symposium 2018 have now been announced, with only a few additions still to be confirmed.
A major networking event to talk about the forthcoming PSTN switch-off took place on 14th March 2018, as part of the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Next Generation Network (NGN) meetings.
With the theme of How changes to the UK telecommunications network may affect the Fire, Security and Telecare industries the event, held in partnership with the Fire Industry Association (FIA), TSA and Euralarm highlighted the effects of the transition from analogue to an ALL-IP digital communications network, within these industries across the UK.
"From cybersecurity to standardisation, this collaboration helps us advocate the right policy framework for the future."
"We value Euralarm’s close relationship with the European Institutions and its leading role in standardisation, particulalrly in European minimum quality services and professional qualification."
"WAGNER decided to permanently engage in Euralarm’s activities with special respect to matters of fire safety, contributing to reduce trade barriers and to enhance competitiveness and harmonisation of the European market."
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