Our industry leading annual Border Security conference
will enter its' 8th year and be held on the 18-19th February in the Italian capital and base of NATO’s defense college, Rome.
The conference will particularly focus on European Border Security and current operations in these regions. Modern and innovative solutions, such as the use of satellites will be presented on, giving you current methods to boost your border security. Emphasis will too be placed on the issue modern technologies to improve efficiency and security. As well as this, there will be case studies addressing recurrent problems, such as human trafficking and the smuggling of goods, therefore allowing you to analyse and consequently adapt your security measures accordingly.
This year we have decided to hold the event in Rome due to the recent migrations and humanitarian tragedies to Italian ports from North Africa, in particular Libya. In doing this we will ensure the programme will feature some key speakers from the host nation, as well as European Union Organisations and European nations.
Benefits of Attending
A global conference providing innovative solutions in order to secure borders whilst improving efficiency. The key areas of discussion will be:
- Case studies on successful system implementations from both Europe and America.
- Listen to, discuss and analyse UK, German and Italian border operations
- A wide range of highly respected speakers talking about diverse and relevant issues.
- Hear relevant information from reputable organisations combatting national and international security issues at borders
- Discover solutions to critical border security issues, such as trafficking and irregular migration
- Network and learn from key opinion leaders from the Border Security industry
- Evaluate the developments of modern technology designed to improve border efficiency and security
- Global perspectives on developing border problems
Plus an Interactive Pre-Conference Workshop | 17th February, 9:30 – 4:00Maritime Crime
Workshop Leader: Neil Hall, Assistant Commissioner of Police (Retd), AFNI MIACP
- Adriano Baptista, Head of Operations Division, EU Satellite Centre
- Antonella Marrale, Lead Architect, SITA Government & Security
- Antti Hartikainen, Head of Mission at EU Integrated Border Management Assistance Mission in Libya, European Commission
- Bernd-Otto Wolf, Senior Sales Manager, MEDAV GmbH
- Bernhard Strobl, Project Coordinator MobilePass, Austrian Institute of Technology
- Brigadier General Vasileios Grizis, Director, Center for Security Studies (KEMEA), Hellenic Ministry of Public Order and Citizen Protection
- Chris Woodroofe, Head of Security and Business Continuity, Borders and Immigration Gatwick Airport
- Daniel Cuesta Canterero, Project Coordinator, Automated Border Controls for Europe
- Danielle Sharp, Border Force Lead, Borders and Immigration Gatwick Airport
- Dr Sjaak de Koning, Project Coordinator, Sniffles project
- Florian Forster, Head, Immigration and Border Management, International Organization for Migration
- James Albrecht, Police Chief Retired, EULEX
- Javier Quesada, Head of Risk Analysis Unit, Frontex
- Jay Grant, Director, INTERPORTPOLICE
- John Vine CBE QPM, Independent Chief Inspector, Borders and Immigration
- Krum Garkov, Executive Director, eu-LISA
- Michael Wimberly, Executive Vice President, The Hunter-Wimberly Group LLC
- Ned Hunter, Co-founder and CEO, The Hunter-Wimberly Group LLC
- Neil Hall, Assistant Commissioner of Police (Retired), AFNI MIACP
- Peter Waldbauer-Hable, Senior Detective Chief Inspector, Criminal Police Department, Bavarian Police Forces
- Petya Nestorova, Secretariat of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings, Council Of Europe
- Rear Admiral Pierpaolo Ribuffo, Flag Officer, Naval Division 3, Italian Navy
- Roberto Mugavero, Faculty of Engineering Professor, University of Rome
- Ulrich Weynell, Head of ISN Security Technology, International Security Network
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Who Should Attend
- Heads of Department of Economic, Management and Operation of Maritime Transport
- Heads of National Analysis Centre
- Heads of Sector, EU and Schengen
- Security system providers
- Customs and border control officials
- National security advisors, policymakers and personnel
- Chiefs of Police and Police and law enforcement officers
- Boundary commissioners
- Diplomats and foreign affairs officials
- Borderland planners and managers
- Defence and security departments
- Consular officials
- Policy analysts
- Global Security Risk Analyst
VenueCrowne Plaza Rome St.Peter's
Via Aurelia Antica, 415