Technology Workshops


The Technology Workshops at the World Border Security Congress enable you to discover some of the latest and emerging technologies and solutions from leading solution providers in border security, protection and management.

Advancements in technology are assisting in the battle to maintain safe and secure international travel. The border security professional still remains the front line against these threats.

The Technology Workshops will play a pivotal role in showcasing innovations, covering a range of technological solutions for land, sea and air borders.

Thursday 25th April


  • Developing a border security lab at the European Commission – Joint Research Centre – Guido Ferraro, Project Manager, European Commission – JRC
  • DNA fast-track: Unveiling VeriDNA’s abilities in border security – Stefan Sauter, Senior Product Manager, Veridos GmbH
  • Real-time Border Crossing with Iris Recognition – Seyit Ali Kaya, Regional Manager, Iris ID Systems
  • Unifying Intelligence and AI for Next-Gen Border Security: Strategies and Insights – Declan Tresize, Vice President, Global Solutions Engineering, Babel Street, UK
  • Uninterrupted Long-Range Border Surveillance through Buried Optical Fiber Technology – David Hill, Chief Technology Officer, Sintela Ltd
  • Why today’s C-UAS systems must be built to defend against tomorrow’s USVs and UGVs – Chris Abrahams, CEO, CRFS
  • Kevin Davies, Chief Commercial Officer, Decision Sciences
  • Use and impact of Artificial Intelligence in Maritime Border Security – Malcolm Glaister, CEO & Ian Clarke, Director Business Development and Client Relations, Sirius Insight

2.00pm – 3.30pm

  • Application of Low Field – NMR (LF-NMR) for characterization and identification of products for customs purposes – Maria Carmela Emanuele, Chemist, Italian Custom
  • Digital Travel – Hype or Hero? – Andy Smith, Director, Government & Industry Relations, SITA
  • Improved Border Security Through Scalable Integrated Solutions – David Simpson, Senior Director/International Business Development, Teledyne FLIR Defense
  • The Shrinking World of Biometrics – David Gerulski, EVP, Integrated Biometrics
  • How Can Border Agencies Enhance Border Security with API-PNR Data? – Helene Dubos, Head of Marketing, Streamlane
  • On the move’ vehicle and face recognition with mobile stand-off face capturing sensors from long distances – Fulyer Tuncer Cetin, Chief Team Lead, ASELSAN Inc, Turkey
  • Air Border Management: The Increasing Value of X-ray Data Generation for Air Border Screening – Sara Bracceschi, Head of Consulting & Services, Customs, Center for Adaptive Security Research and Applications (CASRA)
  • Digitally and optically enhanced border guard frontliners to secure air, land and sea borders – Sandra Slavinec, CEO, Doculus Lumus