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Paul Hennings 
IP UserGroup UK/EU 
(+44) 0870 7870 546  



Thursday March 19, 2015 at 9:00 AM 
Thursday March 19, 2015 at 4:30 PM 

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About IP-in-Action LIVE 

IP-in-Action LIVE events are all about "Education & Promotion of Security Technology" and each contains a full seminar programme of educational presentations along with an excellent opportunity to see the very latest IP based security and safety products and services provided by some of the most progressive companies in the industry within the Exhibition Area.

Aimed at people at all levels of competence and knowledge the events are particularly worthwhile for Installers, Consultants and End-User Customers who wish to find out more about networked security, its possibilities and application opportunities, so come along and join us - it's all FREE !

Enquiries - Call: 0870 7870 546

Forthcoming Events

IP-in-Action LIVE Leeds
Elland Road - Leeds United Stadium March 19th
Great success!


Review in Brief

Elland Road Leeds United Stadium proved to be an extremely popular venue as more than 80 delegates joined speakers and exhibitors at the IP-in-Action LIVE event in West Yorkshire. After a break of some 5 years, it was gratifying to see so many familiar faces in the Bremner suite of the iconic Leeds United Stadium.

With an agenda crammed with both commercial and technical topics the audience enjoyed a full day of seminars, demonstrations and discussions. The Exhibition area housed a wide range of procuducts and technology from Biometric Iris scanners to the latest in IP Video cameras and storage solutions. The every popular Quiz the Guru session was also a lively affair with many topics being raised from the audience. (video footage available below)

Companies represented included: Aditech - Biometrics, Baker Tilly - Accountant/Advisers, Barclays Bank - Finance, CCTV Direct - Distribution, COP Security - Distribution, Finance Yorkshire - Business Advice, i-Comply - Control Room Operations, IP UserGroup International, IPfocus Magazine, Meyertech - Video Management Systems Designers, Professional Security - Media Partner and Razberi Technology - Storage Solutions.

Education Programme:

Introduction and Welcome

IP stands for Inevitable Progress - Paul Hennings Editor IP Focus Magazine.Paul Hennings 2012 
  Paul spoke of the challenges and opportunities available when embracing the digital age of security and safety. He looked at the relationship with IT and the potential for businesses who are willing to open thier minds to partnership and alternative operating models. Paul concluded with a brief look and the major growth areas for the industry and where the future may be heading. View Presentation Material

  Guest Speaker: Building a relationship with your Bank -
Andrew Parmenter, Barclays Bank plc
Andrew had been invited to provide a update on the relationship between the major banks and growing technology based businesses, based in Leeds, Andrew has wide expience in helping medium and large organisations develop and discussed the key considerations when presenting a business for growth funding, the importance of preparation and the potential obsticles to success. He concluded by emphasising the fact that there are monies available for business development many of which are supported by national and local goverment. View Presentation Material

ONVIF in Practice - Andrew Denton Sales Manager, Meyertech Ltd.
Focused on Interoperability - Standards in Video Surveillance and Access Control, the presentation will outlined the different areas of the ONVIF standards, profile S for video streaming and profile G for storage & recording, detailing how these can be used in practice and the benefits they can bring.
Andrew briefly looked at the functionality that can currently be provided by ONVIF products and the variety of options and advantages this provides the integrators and the end users, before looking at some examples of town and city centre public space systems that are already benefitting from the use of ONVIF equipment. View Presentation Material - Coming soon

Biomentric Technology Identification or Verification
Paul Stanborough, Aditech
This presentation investigated what are the real life implications when specifying a Biometric System. The presentation sought to explain the fundamental difference and how this impacts on what biometric technology is best suited for. the application, the fact that there are also cost implications, whether you take the short term or long term view based upon how well you trust the technology and
are these points fully understood. View Presentation Material

Guest Speaker: Funding for Growth
Jim Whittaker - Baker Tilly
Looking for funding to grow your security business? Jim explained more about what finance may be on the table. As part of the new commercial component of IP-in-Action LIVE, Jim was been invited along to explain where funding can be raised and how to go about obtaining financial assistance to develop your growing business.
Jim advises public and private companies on fundraisings, management buy-outs, company and concluded by explaining the role of Accountacy Experts such as Baker Tilley and how to build a strong working relationship. View Presentation Material

Guest Speaker: Security at the sharp end.
Keith Neilson - Security Technology Consultant
A regular speaker at IP-in-Action LIVE events over the past years, Keith never failes to provide and infromative and humerous look at the coal face of security. This presentation was no exception!
Following a brief introduction from Keith on past triumphs and experiences, he focused on his experiences whilst working at the London 2012 Olympic. Keith who was invoved at the rowing venue recounted several stories concerning this involvement with the organisers and G4S. View Presentation Material - Coming soon

New Member Introductions:

David Watts Razberi Technology and Gareth Rhodes COP Security. Both David and Gareth gave a short presentation, introducing thier respective companies and products - more details below.
This was followed by the presentation of IP UserGroup Affiliate Membership Certificates.

Quiz the Guru Discusion Sessions
IP-in-Action LIVE Leeds 19th March 2015  

  Quiz the Guru session from the IP UserGroup event IP-in-Action LIVE from Elland Road Stadium Leeds.

Security Technology panel discussion featuring: Paul Hennings (Chair) Editor IPfocus Magazine, David Watts Razberi Technology, Keith Neilson Consultant, Andrew Denton Meyertech and Paul Stanborough Aditech.- 19th March 2015.
Topics include: Data Protects for Biometrics, Need for Training and Certification, The role of ONVIF, Relationships with IT, IP Video - fear of change.



   Networked Security and Safety Systems are here to stay!  Join us and engage with a whole New World.

Not only are you invited to the Table-top EXPO, product demonstrations and Education Programme and a FREE Buffet Lunch, but why not invite a colleague, client or prospective customer to view the latest kit... Join us in Leeds to learn about the possibilities that networked security technology and the advances in IP based security and safety management solutions offers. PLUS much much more...

Bring along your clients and customers and we will buy them lunch! 
  • The IP UserGroup Networking Dinner at the Hotel or nearby on the evening of 18th March
  • Full Programme of Exhibits, Demonstrations and Seminars as usual on the 19th
  • FREE Buffet Lunch Sponsored by IP Focus Magazine
  • The latest in the series of Network Excellence features
  • NEW - CPD certificates (Certificated of Professional Development) will be presented to attendees of selected educational presentations (courtessy of Tavcom Training)
  • PLUS an opportunity to Quiz the Guru in an open to the floor session where you can ask the experts in an around the table discussion.