Border Security Conference

February 21-22, 2018 - Rome, Italy

Conference Proceedings

Standard Price

US$ 623.75

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We are proud to announce the 11th Annual Border Security conference and exhibition which will convene on the 21st-22nd February 2018 in Rome, Italy.

With the migration crisis ongoing throughout the Mediterranean and mainland Europe, Border Security is at the forefront of planning for nations around the world. This year's event will bring together senior border security experts from around the globe to discuss how to manage the security of borders at a time when mass irregular migration and cross-border terrorism have all nations at high alert.

Benefits of Attending

  • Discuss how political implications will affect border security within Europe and around the Globe in 2018 and beyond
  • Explore strategies and next-generation technologies being implemented at land, air and sea borders around the world
  • Discuss how European and Global borders can be effectively managed in response to the growing migration crisis and the increased threat of cross-border terrorism
  • Hear how nations are implementing the latest biometric and data management capabilities to achieve secure and autonomous border controls


    • Chris Brown, VP International , Basis Technology
    • Colonel Paolo Emilio Recchia, Chief of Staff - Air Naval Operational Headquarters, GDF Air Naval Department, Guardia di Finanza
    • Daan van Vroonhoven, Manager Security Policy, Schiphol
    • Donato Colucci, Senior Regional IBM Specialist, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, International Organisation for Migration
    • Dr Enrique Belda, Deputy Director General of Communications and Information Systems for Security, Spanish Ministry of Interior
    • Dr Michael Rupp, Head of Section, Civil Society, Fundamental Rights, Judiciary and Home Affairs, European Union Delegation to Turkey
    • Frank Smith, Chair ENLETS Mobile, EU Working Group
    • Jodie Bjerregaard, Counsellor- Immigration and Border Protection, Australian Department of Home Affairs
    • John Vine CBE QPM, Strategic Consultant, Borders and Immigraiton and Former Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, UK
    • Kristi Paas, Project Manager, Estonian Ministry of Internal Affairs
    • Lee Bowes, Acting Deputy Associate Director, Immigration Records and Identity Services Directorate, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services, U.S. Department Of Homeland Security
    • Lieutenant Colonel Dr Damiano Risi, Head of Border Police International Affairs, Border Police Division, Italian State Police
    • Marco Mantovan, Technical Cooperation and Development Specialist, Migration Management, IOM- The UN Migration Agency
    • Patrick Nemeth, Director of Identity Operations Division, Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM), U.S. Department Of Homeland Security
    • Paul Cross, Assistant Secretary Enterprise Biometrics, Identity and Biometrics Division, Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection
    • Police Commissioner Peter Nilsson, Head of Airpol, Airpol
    • Professor James Ferryman, Professor of Computational Vision, Comupter Science (SMPCS), University of Reading
    • Ralph Krueger, Director of Project "Border Control of the Future", German Federal Police Headquarters
    • Rear Admiral Gianfranco Annunziata, Deputy Head 3rd Department- Plans, Operations & Maritime Strategy and Head, Maritime Strategy & International Relations Office, Italian Navy General Staff
    • Superintendent Patrik Engstrom, Head of National Border Policing Section, Swedish National Bureau of Investigations
    • Vice Admiral Luis Carlos de Sousa Pereira, Portuguese Maritime Authority Director General and Commandant Maritime Police, Portuguese Ministry of Defence

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    The agenda is available as PDF under downloads at the right side of the page.


    Crowne Plaza Rome St. Peter's Hotel & Spa
    Via Aurelia Antica, 415, 00165
    Rome, Italy


    Crowne Plaza Rome St. Peter's Hotel & Spa
    Via Aurelia Antica 415
    Rome, Italy
    Event details
    Organizer :SAE Media Group
    Event type :Conference
    Attendance :Physical Event
    Reference :ASDE-17352