World Border Security Congress

Day Two

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.

Wednesday 21st March 2018

Foreign fighters and counter-terrorism strategies at the border
As more and more foreign fighters return from the conflict zones of the Middle East, what are the current and future strategies to identify and impede the flow of foreign terrorists, such as the adoption of API and PNR. What are the profiling and behavioural indicators for identifying foreign terrorist fighters and how do we stay ahead of the game?
Chair: Organization for Security & Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

– James Douglass IPM, Ports Protective Security Lead, National Counter Terrorism Policing HQ, UK & Chairman European Association of Airport & Seaport Police (EAASP)
– Bjorn Clarberg, Team Leader, Border Management and Migration Team, EUBAM Libya
– Carlos Rodrigues, Assistant Attaché – Madrid, DHS-ICE-Homeland Security Investigations, US Embassy, Spain
– Rocco Messina, UNCCT BSM Programme Officer, UN Counter-Terrorism Centre
The main threats and challenges to the border security in Ukraine – Lieutenant-General Vasyl Servatiuk, The First Deputy Head, State Border Guard Service of Ukraine

10.30am-11.15am – Networking Coffee Break

11.15am – 12.30pm
Open Workshop – Implementation of Advance Passenger Information
Advancing the use of API and PNR, bridging the gaps that prevent full exploitation of the significant advantages these systems offer for improved border management.
Chair: Philip Baum, Editor, Aviation Security International

– Dr Enrique Belda, Deputy Director General of Information Systems and Communications for Security Secretary of State for Security, Ministry of Interior, Spain
– Dr. Narjess Abdenebbi, Chief Facilitation, ICAO
Passenger Data and Border Control – Guillaume Xavier-Bender, Policy Director, Airlines 4 Europe (A4E)
Advanced Passenger Information Demystified – Emad Muhanna, VP Government Sector, SITA

Closed Agency Only Workshop
International Border Security Challenges – from THB and Document Fraud to Inter-Agency Co-operation and Information Sharing
How are the multiple challenges faced by authorities in the Mediterranean being tackled?
As high levels of economic migration, THB and trafficking in cultural property continue or grow, can the enhanced use of ‘risk analysis capacities’ help us meet the challenges?
Chair: Organization for Security & Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

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12.30pm – 2pm – Networking Lunch

Coordinating Coastal and Maritime Border Surveillance
Proper and efficeint co-ordination of maritime, coastal, port and land border surveillance systems is essential in securing national borders. How is this best achieved across mutiple agencies and what systems are needed to do the job?
Maritime Ports and Coastal Border Security: Safeguarding Coast and Major Ports from International Criminal Activities including Human Trafficking and Drug Smuggling
– Jim Nye, Alliance Operations Commander, Devon & Cornwall Police, UK
National Coordination Centre-EUROSUR Spain, Directorate General of the Civil Guard – Antonio Doblas Jimenez, Lieutenant Colonel Head of the National Coordination Centre-EUROSUR Spain
Operation Sophia – Capt Ignacio Garcia De Paredes, Operations Assistant Chief of Staff, EUNAVFOR MED – Operation SOPHIA
The Efficient Operating of the Marine Vessel Traffic Monitoring Systems of Multiagency Jurisdiction – Alexey Volskiy, First Deputy Head of Coast Guard Department, Russia Border Guard Service
Advanced Methods for Improving the Security of Maritime Borders – Pablo Molina, Head of the Airbus Maritime Group

3.30pm-4.15pm – Networking Coffee Break

4.15pm – 5.30pm
Open Workshop – Big Data and how to use it at the border
With massive amounts of data from legacy systems, sharing info from others. How do you get info out of silos and used in collaboration. How can social media be best used to identify and detect threats.

– Nuria Fermoso, Regional Manager Passenger Experience & Facilitation Europe, IATA
– Gregor Pelzl, Head of Coordination Office for Migration and PNR, German Federal Police
– Chris Brown, VP International, Basis Technology

Closed Agency Only Workshop
Ensuring international funding/support reaches the hotspots
Poor border management in one country has immediate impact on its neighbours especially in parts of Africa and Central Asia. Helping poorer countries struggling with border management issues is therefore an act of enlightened self-interest. Ensuring the funds available reach the border hotspots is essential.
Chair: International Organization for Migration (IOM)
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5.30pm – Networking Reception

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