19 - 20 November, 2019
Hilton London Canary Wharf, London, United Kingdom

Main Conference Day 2

8:30 am - 9:00 am Registration & Coffee

9:00 am - 9:10 am Chairman's Opening Remarks

9:10 am - 9:50 am PROTECTING CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE THROUGH BORDER MANAGEMENT

PROTECTING CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE THROUGH BORDER MANAGEMENT
 
·         The importance of implementing upcoming technologies to aid effective border management
·         The relationship between critical infrastructure and smarter border management efforts
·         The next steps for holistic border management within the UK, Schengen region, and beyond
 

Anthony Leather, Director at Westlands Advisory

Anthony Leather

Director
Westlands Advisory

9:50 am - 10:30 am PANEL DISCUSSION: DEVELOPING RISK-BASED PROCESSES FOR PASSENGERS

PANEL DISCUSSION: DEVELOPING RISK-BASED PROCESSES FOR PASSENGERS
 
·          Consolidating API and PNR to create accurate risk analyses of passengers
·          How border security agencies can accurately assess ‘trusted travelers’
·          The use of open source intelligence to pre-screen passenger arrivals and enable frictionless travel
·          How number-plate recognition technologies will aid frictionless travel, while accurately assessing cross-border risks
 
Ian Neill, Director at Agile Security Partners Ltd

Ian Neill

Director
Agile Security Partners Ltd

10:30 am - 11:00 am MORNING COFFEE & NETWORKING

11:00 am - 11:40 am THE IMPORTANCE OF MARITIME DOMAIN AWARENESS DURING PERIODS OF IRREGULAR MIGRATION

THE IMPORTANCE OF MARITIME DOMAIN AWARENESS DURING PERIODS OF IRREGULAR MIGRATION
 
  • Exploring Australia’s maritime border management strategy in response to irregular migration
  • The importance of maritime domain awareness
  • An overview of Australia’s integrated strategy, including information campaigns, boat turn-backs, and offshore processing
 

John Coyne, Director, Border Security Programme at Australian Strategic Policy Institute

John Coyne

Director, Border Security Programme
Australian Strategic Policy Institute

11:40 am - 12:30 pm AIR CARGO DATA FILINGS TO CUSTOMS AND RELATED EXPECTATIONS FROM AIR CARGO WITH SMARTER BORDER MANAGEMENT

AIR CARGO DATA FILINGS TO CUSTOMS AND RELATED EXPECTATIONS FROM AIR CARGO WITH SMARTER BORDER MANAGEMENT
 
·         Overview of the current processes for pre-arrival data filing to customs and existing WCO SAFE standards
·         Looking towards 2021-2023: pre-loading data filing to customs in the EU
·         Expected AEO benefits
·         How to address the specific danger of smuggled or misdeclared counterfeit Lithium Batteries?
 

Christian Piaget, Acting Head, Cargo Border Management and Claims at IATA

Christian Piaget

Acting Head, Cargo Border Management and Claims
IATA

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm API TARGETING MEASURES AND THE PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA

API TARGETING MEASURES AND THE PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA
 
·          Overview of API process in the Netherlands from Schengen states and non-Schengen states
·          Information and personal data processing and storage across air, land, and sea-borders
·          How the use of API data can enable risk-based screening procedures, and alternatives to API data storage
 

P.T.J. van Doormaal, Head Targeting Center Borders, National Tactical Command Center at Royal Netherlands Marechaussee

P.T.J. van Doormaal

Head Targeting Center Borders, National Tactical Command Center
Royal Netherlands Marechaussee

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm THE ALIGNMENT OF PRIVACY AND BORDER SECURITY

THE ALIGNMENT OF PRIVACY AND BORDER SECURITY
 
·          Overview of the new EU strategy and Customs views
·          Improving the quality and efficiency of  external border management through modernization
·          The importance of promoting solidarity amongst the Schengen Member States
 

Medea Meier, Chief of Staff at Swiss Border Guard

Medea Meier

Chief of Staff
Swiss Border Guard

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm AFTERNOON TEA & NETWORKING

3:30 pm - 4:10 pm INTEROPERABILITY BETWEEN EU BORDER AND SECURITY INFORMATION SYSTEMS

INTEROPERABILITY BETWEEN EU BORDER AND SECURITY INFORMATION SYSTEMS
 
·          Understanding the key Justice and Home Affairs themes of the Finnish EU Presidency of the EU Council
·          Customs insight into the EU Integrated Border Management
·          Providing authorities with fast, efficient, systematic and controlled access to the information they need through new interoperability ICT systems
·          Improving Customs checks at the EU’s external borders to better detect security threats and fraud
 

4:10 pm - 4:50 pm CROSS-BORDER MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES – THE CASE OF ILLICIT TRADE

CROSS-BORDER MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES – THE CASE OF ILLICIT TRADE
 
  • An overview of the national security challenges posed in a subsection of illicit trade (TBC) in line with RUSI research
  • Overview of potential policy, management and other responses at borders across the supply chain
The role of public-private partnerships in responding to the challenge
 

Cathy Haenlein, Senior Research Fellow, National Security and Resilience at RUSI

Cathy Haenlein

Senior Research Fellow, National Security and Resilience
RUSI

4:50 pm - 5:00 pm CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS

5:00 pm - 5:00 pm END OF MAIN CONFERENCE DAY 2