The RI Conference was held at the Montcalm Hotel, Marble Arch, London on 17th October 2018. The theme was “Showcase and Opportunity” and demonstrated to the audience the current and ongoing value of the Research Institutes, including RITICS.
There were over a hundred delegates from government, industry and academe.
The keynote speaker was Sir Mark Walport, Chief Executive of UKRI, the leading funder of research in Britain. A talk was also given by Ciaran Martin, the CEO of NCSC. Professor Chris Hankin, Director of RITICS, gave a talk on current and recently-funded research in the RITICS programme, and there was a panel discussion chaired by Dr Henry Pearson, UK Ambassador for Cyber Security.