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INSRC 2024 showcases latest innovations for search and rescue

The event showcased the latest technologies for search and rescue. (Image source: Adobe Stock)

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His Excellency Major General Pilot Sheikh Ahmad Bin Tahnoon Bin Mohammad Al Nahyan, Deputy Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces, has opened the third edition of the International Search and Rescue Conference and Exhibition (INSRC 2024) at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC)

The event, taking place from 12-14 February, is hosted by the National Search and Rescue Center, under the umbrella of the National Guard Command (NGC). It serves as a dynamic platform for showcasing cutting-edge innovation such as artificial intelligence, addressing emerging trends, critical topics, and challenges, while also sharing best practices in search and rescue (SAR). With participation from specialised speakers at local, regional, and international levels, as well as a multitude of exhibiting companies, INSRC stands as the foremost international search and rescue exhibition globally.

The event features a series of discussions aimed at enhancing search and rescue performance metrics and optimising the utilisation of available resources and capabilities to save lives and make a positive impact. Additionally, it showcases the latest technologies implemented locally and internationally within the SAR field.

Colonel staff pilot Rashed Al Naqbi, manager of National Search and Rescue Centre (NSRC) said, “We are pleased to launch the third edition of INSRC, which witnessed a huge participation from leading experts, industry professionals, and enthusiastic participants from around the globe. The main idea behind hosting such an integrated global event is to provide a platform where experts and pioneering companies can showcase a diverse array of technologies, including AI, and innovative approaches to advance the critical field of search and rescue.”

INSRC 2024 also advocates sustainable institutional frameworks, aimed at enhancing collaboration and improving response strategies for search and rescue operations, ensuring a resilient and effective approach to life-saving missions. Through engagement and education, the exhibition strives to increase public understanding of the value of search and rescue services and encourage safer practices and behaviours.

Launched in 2020, INSRC is a leading global event that places a major emphasis on exhibiting the future of safety, which is being shaped by numerous state-of-the-art technologies, solutions, and approaches. The exhibition aims to empower communities with the knowledge needed to promote safer practices and contribute to the overall safety of society through education and engagement initiatives.

 

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