Border Security Conference


Rome, Italy

Join us in Rome on the 11th and 12th February, to explore the latest technological solutions and political strategies to secure land, air, and sea borders in response to growing global threats.

Now in its thirteenth year, the Border Security conference has established itself as a market leader in this sector and will bring together senior military staff, government figures and industry from around the world, all responsible in their own way for enhancing border security capabilities on a global scale.

Following last year's sell-out event, the conference agenda has been curated to provide you with most timely updates and significant briefings. Unlike other events, we strive to deliver real insight and learning experiences through the expertly selected speakers who will only present on exclusive and current content.

Key Focuses Include:

  • Automated International Border Control Systems and Associated technologies (AI etc.)
  • Mitigating European Refugee and Migrant Crisis/Protection of EU External Borders
  • International Cooperation, Information sharing and Communication on countering cross border threats
  • Security Management Systems (SeMS) in Aviation Security
  • Biometrics/vs Biometric Free border controls
  • Preventing the use of fraudulent documentation

Who should attend

  • Heads of Border Security Programs
  • Heads of Border Police
  • Police Commissioners
  • Heads of Airport Security
  • Heads of Airport Operations
  • Heads of Immigration and Customs
  • Border Management Experts
  • Biometrics Experts
  • Security Policy Managers
  • Directors of Maritime Operations
  • Heads of Innovation and Technology

Pre-conference Workshop: Monday 10th February 2020

Countering Emerging Threats in Document and Identity Verification in Border Security
Hosted by: Professor James Ferryman, Project Coordinator, PROTECT
12.00 - 17.00

Conference Chairman:

  • Mr John Vine, Former Chief Inspector of Borders, Borders & Immigration, UK Home Office

Key Speakers Include:

  • Vice Admiral Luis Carlos de Sousa Pereira, PRT Maritime Authority Director-General / Commandant, PRT Maritime Police, Portuguese Navy
  • Mr Patrick Nemeth, Director, Identity Operations Division, Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM), Department of Homeland Security, USA
  • Mr Jason R. Thompson, Assistant Chief, United States Border Patrol HQ, Enforcement Systems Branch-Biometrics, Department of Homeland Security, USA
  • Mr Mike Jones, Technical Direction Agent Lead, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, US Navy
  • Ms Yasmin Livne, Director (Policy and Planning), The Identity and Biometric Applications Unit, Israel National Cyber Directorate (INCD)
  • Mr Chris Maston, Port Director, Miami International Airport, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, USA
  • Mr Patrick Sgueglia, Product Manager Regulatory, Product Management Ground & Digital Services, Lufthansa
  • Mr Krum Garkov, Executive Director, eu-LISA
  • Mr Manuel Navarrete Paniagua, Head of Department, European Counter Terrorism Centre, Europol
  • Ms Christine Bradley, Program Manager, United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) United Nations Office of Counter Terrorism, United Nations
  • Ms Keri Phoenix, Manager Innovative Travel Solutions, Vancouver Airport Authority

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Venue

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