The international fair and congress will be a key point to address the country’s main security challenges and the solutions proposed by public institutions and the private sector.
The most important international security fair in Chile, Seguridad Expo, continues its preparations for the new 2023 version, which will bring together in one place the national and international security industry, consolidating itself as the meeting point to analyze the challenges and advances in the field.
The fair and international congress will be held between October 3rd and 5th of this year at the Parque FISA fairgrounds, located at Ruta 68, kilometer 16, Pudahuel, Chile. 16 in Pudahuel, Chile.
The exhibition, which will feature 120 companies supplying security-related products and services, will present a wide range of technological solutions and innovations aimed at developing the market.
The international fair will be spread over 8,000 square meters of exhibition space, and more than 90 exhibiting companies representing 25 countries, including Brazil, the United States, China, Switzerland, Spain, Germany and Australia, are expected to participate. More than 5,000 professional visitors are expected to attend the three-day exhibition.
The event also seeks to reaffirm the important role of security in Chile, showcase local development in goods, products and services oriented to the industry; exchange experiences, technologies and international developments with the national industry; introduce new technologies not available in the country to the market, and provide effective solutions to the police, Armed Forces and civilians.
“Security Expo, which already has six versions, will be the ideal space for commercial exchange, the introduction of new technologies and the improvement of productivity in the execution and operation of projects related to defense and security.
Chile today has the opportunity to continue advancing and solving the problems that affect all people,” said Fisa’s deputy general manager, Rodrigo Lobo.
“In order to have safer environments, it is essential to have information obtained by different institutions, both from the public and private sectors, with the aim of having better emergency preparedness, increasing situational awareness and improving operational efficiency.
For this reason, we invite you to meet at Seguridad Expo to learn what is required to combat crime today,” added Lobo.
SECURITY IN PUBLIC ACCOUNT
On Thursday, June 1, President Gabriel Boric led his second Public Account before the Plenary Congress, highlighting among other issues, the conflicts related to the lack of security faced by some areas of the country.
During the meeting, the President announced an increase of 4.4% in the security and public order budget for this year, “the first increase after 5 years of stagnation and even a reduction in resources”, he announced. Likewise, he indicated that the entire Carabineros vehicle fleet will be renewed and the presentation of “a bill to extend the call to service that allows recently retired Carabineros to return to active service”, which would allow the reinstatement of 877 new personnel.
Likewise, he announced the prioritization of the bill that creates the Ministry of Public Security, and the creation of the State Intelligence System, the Cybersecurity Agency and the Victim Attention Service.
In addition, in terms of crime prevention in the territories, Boric announced that within the framework of the Urban Centers Plan, he will seek to recover the historic centers of Antofagasta, La Serena, Valparaíso, Santiago, Puente Alto, Concepción and Coronel.
In terms of investment, the President committed the investment in 2023 of more than $16,300 million to support municipalities that do not have the resources to develop prevention and innovation projects in municipal security.
Along the same lines, he informed that the first telesurveillance system using artificial intelligence will be installed and that it will be accompanied by an emergency response service that integrates all related services in the same coordinated platform. The plan will be pilot tested in the Metropolitan Region.