24 - 25 October, 2017 | Sydney Cricket Ground, Australia

Luke Schibeci

Manager – Security, Risk and Emergency Management
Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust


3:10 PM Case study of Sydney Cricket Ground: Crowd movements and crowd flows - dos and don’t for safer management of mass gathering

The Sydney Cricket Ground, host to this conference, is one of the world’s great stadia. Playing host to hundreds of sports and entertainment events annually, the Sydney Cricket Ground has a seated capacity of 48,000, while the Allianz Stadium can seat 44,000.

In this session, Luke will examine:
  • Integrating emergency management plans and security management plans
  • Exploring the advantages of facial recognition technology
  • Looking at creating layers of where vehicles can and cannot go
  • Risk processes for managing the movement of large crowds
  • Providing adequate space covered at the entrances for the bag checking
  • Scenario planning for quick entry and exits in an emergency
  • Strategically planning the placement of exits

5:20 PM DISCUSSION PANEL: Strengthening the Interaction Between Police, Venues, Transport and Emergency Services

The threat environment for security has changed as we know it. This discussion will examine in broad terms how key stakeholders are now responding to the changing nature of security incidents:

  • Comparing the counter-terrorism mandates across venues in Europe and the US - what can Australia learn?
  • Analysing intelligence sharing between all stakeholders – how can this be improved?
  • In terms of protecting public venues, how is the level of police presence decided?
  • Should the community or the venue pay for police presence?
  • Defining active security responding capability
  • How this drives the strategy for venue owners
  • Security at Major Events - Where does a Venue’s Protection of the Public Stop?


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Luke.

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