Human Behaviour Research: A 2019 Update

08 Oct 2019
15:45 – 16:20
Congress Suite

Human Behaviour Research: A 2019 Update

The risks to mass gatherings and crowded spaces change as constantly as the world around them.

The recent focus on terrorism has taken resource away from the management of crowds, accidents and violent behaviour and we need to ensure a holistic view of all aspects of this fascinating area to ensure safety for the masses. It is essential to consider the latest thinking and concepts to implement effective, efficient and secure strategies.

Dr. Pascal Viot outlines key new approaches in this area and how they relate to aspects such as the protection of perimeters and barriers; how they are utilised in the management of crowd flows, tools for counting and controlling people, arrival profiles of spectators. And with all of these elements considered, could crowded space management actually be the future of event security?