Private Security Industry Conference George’s Hall Dublin Castle 21st May 2012 “Regulating the Security Industry: the Experiences so far, the Lessons for the Future” Conference Report.

This year the Board of the PSA decided to hold an industry conference in place of its annual strategy day. The conference offered an opportunity for industry stakeholders to engage with the Board on the conference theme “Regulating the Security Industry, the Experiences so far, the Lessons for the Future”. The conference at Dublin Castle, which was addressed by the Minister for Justice and Equality, was attended by licence holders, security industry employers and unions, security service users and certification bodies among others.

The conference involved 3 sessions evolved from the theme of the conference, the ambition and the reality, tackling the reality and looking to the future. This report contains summaries of these sessions.