World Border Security Congress

Day Three

Conference presentations will be conducted in English with Spanish and French simultaneous translation services.
Las presentaciones de la conferencia se realizarán en inglés con servicios de traducción simultánea en español y francés.
Les présentations de la conférence se dérouleront en anglais avec des services de traduction simultanée en espagnol et en français.

Translation will be provided for English, French and Arabic
La traduction sera fournie pour l’anglais, le français et l’arabe
وسيتم توفير ترجمة للغة الإنكليزية والفرنسية والعربية

Thursday 23rd March 2017

9am – 10.30am
Counter-Strategies for Human and Drug Trafficking
What are the most effective strategies and what other strategies and technologies need to be employed for disrupting the global trade in drugs and human beings that flow towards the developed world.

Maritime Ports and Coastal Border Security: Safeguarding Coast and Major Ports from International Criminal Activities including Human Trafficking and Drug Smuggling – Rear Admiral A M M M Aurangzeb Chowdhury, NBP, OSP, BCGM, BCGMS, ndc, psc, Director General, Bangladesh Coast Guard Force
– Lasma Stabina, National Anti-Trafficking Coordinator, Ministry of the Interior, Latvia
– Major Michael Jones, Chief Operations Officer and Acting Executive Director, IMPACS Joint Regional Communications Centre (JRCC)
– James Shaw, Senior Legal Officer, United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)

10.30am – 11.15am – Networking Coffee Break

11.15am – 12.30pm
Open Workshop – Surveillance Systems and Technologies on the Border
How far are we from the development and implementation of future technologies for really smart border control? What are the technology gaps and how do we close them?

– Senior Representative, Security Technology Centre, Ministry of Interior, Spain
Dubai’s biometric border facilities – Brigadier Talal Ahmad Al Shanqeti, General Director Assistant of Airport Passport Sector, General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA)*
– Jesus Alcazar de Federico, Intelligence & Homeland Security Manager, Defence & Security Division, ISDEFE, Spain
The Importance of Solutions-based Planning for Border Security – Paul Hollingshead, Regional Director, Africa, Rapiscan Systems, AS&E

Closed Agency Only Workshop
Information Exchange – the way forward
Everyone agrees that the sharing information is essential for secure borders. How do we implement the systems and the trust to make this a viable?
Chair: Security Technology Centre, Ministry of Interior, Spain
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12.30pm – 2pm – Networking Lunch

2pm – 4pm
Future trends in International Border Management
The border community are facing extraordinary set of challenges in the increasingly globalised world of the early 21st century. What are the changes and trends in border management that will equip us to meet the challenges of today and the challenges of the future?

– Mike Stepney, Deputy Chief Operation Officer, Border Force UK
How can border Agencies border security and improve results while under increasing pressure of resources – Babatunde Olomu, Assistant Comptroller of Customs, Nigeria Customs Service
– Florian Forster, Head, Immigration and Border Management (IBM), Department of Migration Management (DMM), International Organization for Migration (IOM)
EC financed Project Protect – after first half of its performance – BG Col. Sławomir Markowski, Head of Unit for Border Infrastructure and Information, Border Management Department, Polish Border Guard HQ
How gender mainstreaming can be used in border security and management – Inesa Nicolaescu, Associate Border Security Officer, OSCE
World Champions – Integration and Training – Judson LaCapra, Director of Development, S2 Global, USA