Technical Sessions Overview

Discuss the challenges, be part of the solutions

The World Police Summit Technical sessions brings together global police forces, law enforcement agencies, universities, research institutions, and the private sector to discuss the latest challenges and trends in policing.

All submitted abstracts will be reviewed by an unbiased Technical Committee, composed of senior law enforcement professionals and domain experts. Successful authors will be invited to speak at the technical sessions of the summit.

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Explore this years highlighted topics 

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Present your abstracts across 7 Technical streams and associated topics

  • Crime Prevention
  • Forensics
  • Anti-narcotics
  • Police Resilience and Sustainability
  • Drones
  • K9
  • Future Mobility and Traffic Safety 

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Dates to keep in mind 

Grading Criteria


Your abstracts will be evaluated by the Technical Committee members according to the following grading criteria.


What industry or organizational impact does your work have? Please include relevant results and/or case studies.


How relevant is your submission to the current state of the policing and law enforcement industry? How interesting is the subject matter to the World Police Summit audience and the industry overall? Will it grab their attention? How can this be applied across other police forces/agencies?

Abstract Submission Criteria

  • Abstracts should be no more than 500 words and should be written in English. Any entry submitted in a different language will not be considered.
  • You are welcome to include additional information, such as illustrations, graphs, or tables, as attachments.
  • Do not submit the same abstract more than once. If you believe your abstract is relevant to multiple categories, please select one that is the best fit.
  • One person can submit multiple abstracts within the same category or across multiple categories. However, please do not submit the same or slightly modified abstracts multiple times, as they will be deleted.
  • Before abstract submissions – management clearance must be obtained. Any issues concerning clearance should be outlined when the abstract is submitted.
  • If you have presented your abstract previously, you can still submit it, but you will need to provide details of when and where it was presented before.

Abstract Content

Your abstract should contain adequate information for review by the Technical Committee including:

  • Summarise the scope and nature of the work/ operation on which the abstract is based, e.g. project description, why it was undertaken, data description, tactical operation, the technology used, etc.
  • Describe the possible application of the information provided across the policing and law enforcement ecosystem in the abstract.
  • Summarise the results and major conclusions to be presented, explain how these differ from previous work/ operation on the same subject.
  • Describe the significance of the subject matter in the abstract by listing technical/ tactical contributions or additions to the technical/tactical knowledge relevant to the law enforcement sector.
  • Your abstract should not use commercial language in tone in the title, text, or slides. Commercial pitches may result in exclusion from the evaluation process.

Acceptance & Next Steps

  • Decisions will be in November 2023: All authors will receive an email stating if their abstracts have been accepted or not.
  • Authors of accepted abstracts will be required to prepare PowerPoint presentations, detailed instructions on the preparation will be sent to all authors once acceptance to speak has been received.
  • World Police Summit does not require authors to submit their technical papers, as we do not publish these.
  • All selected presenters will receive complimentary access to the respective conference day (s) they are presenting in. Additional access to the conference will be available at rate costs.
  • The organiser assumes no obligation for expenses by authors for travel and accommodation to attend and speak at the event.