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3 key challenges border agencies are addressing

While annual global international passenger numbers are set to double to 7.3 billion by 2034, freight volume is expected to double by 2030 and net migration to Western countries is projected to reach 98 million by 2050. This is stretching border agencies’ capacities, which are asked to process an ever-increasing...

Border Management: Five key threats that need countering

Although the increasing use of technology by border agencies is helping them manage the increasing flow of international passengers (globally set to double to 7.3 billion a year by 2034), freight volume (projected to double by 2030) and migration to Western countries (estimated to reach 98 million by 2050), some...

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The Airport Perspective: Effects of re-enforcements of checks against relevant databases

Find out more from Thomas Hoff Andersson, Director of Passenger Services & Terminal Operations, Copenhagen Airports

Meeting the challenges of transnational and cyber crime

In the age of cross-border mobility, the rise in legitimate border crossings has coincided with an enormous growth in illegitimate transnational movement as millions of individuals seek entrance to more affluent countries. Ahead of Smarter Border Management 2017, Defence IQ spoke to Jari Liukku, Head of European Serious and Organised...

The Impact of Brexit on Border Control

As negotiations over the UK’s departure continue, what control means in reality remains hard to pin down. At this relatively early stage, there are numerous theoretical outcomes, but it could be a long time before any concrete details emerge.Smarter Borders partner Unisys have written an exclusive article on the predicted...

Maritime Border Security: Tackling Terrorism Through Collaboration

Rising transnational crime has heavily impacted the need to closely monitor maritime activity, meaning that in France more than 25% of the operational activity on navy vessels and aircraft is dedicated to marine safety and security. Ahead of the Smarter Borders Management Conference, Defence IQ sat down with Rear Admiral...

3 Reasons Why Investment in Smarter Borders is Critical

The challenges facing today’s border agencies and international organisations are acute and becoming ever more demanding. Although the Smarter Borders conference was held in march, given evolving technologies and changeable market structure it has become apparent that there is a compelling requirement from policymakers, end users and industry to host...

Biometrics, Facial Recognition and Data: Talking about Smarter Borders with Ken Sava, U.S. CBP's Trusted Traveler Program

The U.S. Customs Border Protection (CBP) agency has been running its Trusted Traveler programs for the last few years to improve efficiencies and bolster security measures. In this article, Defence IQ interviews Ken Sava, the Trusted Traveler Program Director at the U.S. CBP, to find out more about the programs...

How the EU Migration Crisis will Transform Border Security

Tony Smith, Former Director of the UK Border Force and now CEO at Fortinus Global, has declared in his 40 years of border management that he has never seen anything like the wave of migration to Europe we are seeing today. In this exclusive interview with Defence IQ, we talk...

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Past Sample Attendee List

Over the past 4 years, the Smarter Border Management has welcomed attendees from key organisations including: Border Force, Europol, eu-LISA, WCO, Interpol and many others. This year, with global annual passenger numbers set to double by 2034 and freight volume doubling by 2030 it is clear that border agencies around...

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Past Sample Delegate List

Over the past 4 years, the Smarter Border Management has welcomed attendees from key organisations including: Border Force, Europol, eu-LISA, WCO, Interpol and many others. This year we are expecting around 100 attendees to this year's conference. The sample delegate list of past years will give a better understanding of...

Smarter Border Management Business Development Pack 2019

Over the past 4 years, the Smarter Border Management has welcomed attendees from key organisations including: Border Force, Europol, eu-LISA, WCO, Interpol and many others. This year we are expecting around 100 attendees to this year's conference. Download the Business Development Pack to:Gain an understanding of what the event is...