Smarter Borders 2015

03 - 04 March, 2015

Millennium Mayfair Hotel, London, UK

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Day 2

Day 2

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BUILDING THE ROADMAP FOR FUTURE BORDERS
8:00 Breakfast & Registration

9:00 Chairperson Opening Remarks

Moderated By:
Tony Smith CBE
, Managing Director, Fortinus, Former DG Border Force

Moderated By:

Tony Smith CBE
Managing Director, Fortinus
Former DG Border Force
Tony retired as Director General of the UK Border Force in March 2013, after completing over 40 years’ service in the UK Home Office. Tony has the unique distinction of having served as Head of Borders in 2 different countries – Citizenship and Immigration Canada (2000 – 2003) and the UK Immigration Service (2005 – 2007). He played a significant ro ...[Read More]

BIG QUESTIONS ON POLITICS AND FINANCE
9:05 PANEL - The operational viability of regulation: How can we make it work?

Gareth Williams, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Eurostar

Helen Tung, Barrister, Maritime Security and International Law, Director, Tung Legal Consultancy, UK

Gareth Williams
Director of Regulatory Affairs
Eurostar
Gareth joined Eurostar in June 2011 from the Department for Transport (DfT), bringing with him 20 years' experience in UK Government and an in-depth knowledge of the rail industry. Gareth leads on the development and appraisal of Eurostar’s strategic choices and new business proposals, as well as all regulatory matters, working alongside other busi ...[Read More]

Helen Tung
Barrister, Maritime Security and International Law, Director
Tung Legal Consultancy, UK
Helen Tung is a Barrister and Director at Tung Legal Consultancy advising clients in areas of maritime security and international law.

Helen Tung worked in Chambers and also in legal departments with law firms and in-house. She also undertook international law research at the British Institute of Comparative and International law an
...[Read More]

10:05 Political Insight - UK BSP and E-Borders: What’s next?

Keith Vaz, Chairman of the Home Affairs Committee, House of Commons

  • Weighing up aims against achievements to clarify the inefficiencies
  • Analysing what still needs to be delivered to prepare for a new UK programme
  • How to maximise public and private sector cooperation to strengthen UK border systems
  • Lessons learnt: How to transform BSP and E-Borders to capitalise on the intended benefits
Keith Vaz
Chairman of the Home Affairs Committee
House of Commons
Keith Vaz was first elected in June 1987 and has been re-elected as a Member of Parliament 6 times. He was Britain’s Minister for Europe under Tony Blair. He now serves as the Chairman of the influential Home Affairs Committee, a Parliamentary committee that scrutinises the work of the Home Office. The portfolio of the committee includes policing, ...[Read More]

10:35 Morning Break

OVERHAULING PEOPLE, PROCESSES AND TECHNOLOGY
11:19 Pick Stream A, B or C

Stream A

PEOPLE: Preventing suspicious travel
11:20 PANEL - Is a trusted traveller programme the answer to analysing passenger risk?

Francis Morgan, Security Director, Heathrow Airport

Kenneth Sava, Director, Trusted Traveler Programme, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Paul Mewett, Director, Innovative Travel Solutions, Vancouver Airport Authority

Moderated By:
Matthew Finn
, Managing Director, Augmentiq

Francis Morgan
Security Director
Heathrow Airport

Kenneth Sava
Director, Trusted Traveler Programme
U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Paul Mewett
Director, Innovative Travel Solutions
Vancouver Airport Authority
As Director of Innovative Travel Solutions for the Vancouver Airport Authority, Paul works extensively with numerous stakeholders including all levels of Government, where his efforts are aimed at gaining approval to simplify passenger processes.
Most recently, Paul has been focused on an Automated Border Solution that requ ...[Read More]

Moderated By:

Matthew Finn
Managing Director
Augmentiq
Matthew Finn works internationally with senior leaders from government and industry to inspire new thinking, drive change and transform operations in security. He advises Chief Executives and the leadership teams of many of the industry's highest profile security companies and regularly briefs ministers and politicians on government policy surround ...[Read More]

Stream B

PROCESSES: Driving intelligent data use
CASE STUDY REVOLUTION - How can we further standardise and streamline API and PNR to facilitate intelligent border management ?

Julien Coudray, Head of the API-PNR Project, French Customs

Marie-Caroline Laurent, Security and Travel Facilitation Assistant Director, IATA

Moderated By:
Tony Smith
, Managing Director, Fortinus

Julien Coudray
Head of the API-PNR Project
French Customs
Julien is currently spearheading the implementation of the French API-PNR project aiming to streamline and standardize data capture and exchange, subsequently facilitating a more intelligent border management. Prior to this, Julien spent 15 years as a custom officer in various departments of the French Customs General Directorate, before being appo ...[Read More]

Marie-Caroline Laurent
Security and Travel Facilitation Assistant Director
IATA
Marie-Caroline is responsible for the development and implementation of IATA security and facilitation strategy in Europe. She is currently leading the IATA initiative to implement internationally agreed standards for the transfer of passenger data and working closely on the API-PNR toolkit. Marie-Caroline will be sharing her expertise and leadersh ...[Read More]

Moderated By:

Tony Smith
Managing Director
Fortinus

Stream C

TECHNOLOGY: Integrating new and old systems
SYNERGY WORKSHOP - The new IT-system (INDiGO) of the IND: How to incorporate new technology into existing systems to drive cost savings

Peter Mostert, Deputy CIO, Immigration and Naturalisation Service

Jorke Van Der Pol, Senior Advisor, Immigration and Naturalisation Service

Moderated By:
Ian Neill
, Managing Director, Agile Security Partners

Peter Mostert
Deputy CIO
Immigration and Naturalisation Service
The IND initiated a revolutionary change program, becoming the first Dutch organization to completely overhaul its primary process and organization model. The success of this systems overhaul makes the IND an award-winning public service champion and a frontrunner in customer orientation and employee empowerment. Before becoming Deputy CIO of the ...[Read More]

Jorke Van Der Pol
Senior Advisor
Immigration and Naturalisation Service
Jorke is responsible for the support of the CIO and Board of Directors of the IND regarding strategic and policy issues within the IT-field. The IND initiated a revolutionary change program, becoming the first Dutch organization to completely overhaul its primary process and organization model. The success of this systems overhaul makes the IND an ...[Read More]

Moderated By:

Ian Neill
Managing Director
Agile Security Partners

Stream A

12:05 Case Study Revolution: Unveiling the border control challenges posed by the rise of Islamic State

John Tamerus, Head of International Affairs Unit, Dutch National Police

Moderated By:
Matthew Finn
, Managing Director, Augmentiq

Amira Fathalla, Training and Capacity Building Coordinator, BBC

Mina Al-Lami, BBC, UK

John Tamerus
Head of International Affairs Unit
Dutch National Police
 John Tamerus is currently working closely on mitigating cyber threat, and applying his Dutch national and international perspective to the analysis of trends in future security threat. He is key in a number of capacity building projects on the maritime and aviation borders of South America, as well as in combating serious and organized crime and t ...[Read More]

Amira Fathalla
Training and Capacity Building Coordinator
BBC

Mina Al-Lami is a Media Analyst at BBC Monitoring specializing in jihadist media and communications. Prior to joining the BBC in 2013 she was a Senior Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics where her research focused on the subject of online radicalisation. She also has expertise in jihadist ideology and narratives.
...[Read More]

Moderated By:

Matthew Finn
Managing Director
Augmentiq
Matthew Finn works internationally with senior leaders from government and industry to inspire new thinking, drive change and transform operations in security. He advises Chief Executives and the leadership teams of many of the industry's highest profile security companies and regularly briefs ministers and politicians on government policy surround ...[Read More]

Stream B

Panel: How to optimise the efficient use of data to improve border security

Matti Heinonen, Head of Section, International Cooperation, Finnish Immigration Service

Michel Oz, Head of International Division, Dutch National Police

Krum Garkov, Executive Director, eu-LISA

Moderated By:
Tony Smith
, Managing Director, Fortinus

Matti Heinonen
Head of Section, International Cooperation
Finnish Immigration Service
Matti Heinonen is the Head of Section of the International cooperation at the Finnish Immigration Service (MIGRI). Previously he acted as the Head of the Dublin Section and the Deputy Head of the Asylum Unit of the MIGRI (budget 2013 € 80 million). He is also a lecturer and expert on migration management, mixed migration flows, refugee law, human s ...[Read More]

Michel Oz
Head of International Division
Dutch National Police
Michel Oz is responsible for strengthening the ability of law enforcement agencies globally to combat serious and organised crime. He is involved with Interpol’s ‘I-Check It’ (connecting passenger and law enforcement information) and AIRCOP (law enforcement capacity building project  in South American and West African airports alongside the UNODC). ...[Read More]

Krum Garkov
Executive Director
eu-LISA

Moderated By:

Tony Smith
Managing Director
Fortinus

Stream C

Synergy Workshop Continued

Moderated By:
Ian Neill
, Managing Director, Agile Security Partners

Peter Mostert, Deputy CIO, Immigration and Naturalisation Service

Jorke Van Der Pole, Senior Advisor, Immigration and Naturalisation Service

Peter Mostert
Deputy CIO
Immigration and Naturalisation Service

Jorke Van Der Pole
Senior Advisor
Immigration and Naturalisation Service

Moderated By:

Ian Neill
Managing Director
Agile Security Partners

12:50 Lunch Break

Stream A

Modernising passenger gates
13:49 Stream A

Moderated By:
Alex Van Duuren
, Indipendent ABC Advisor & owner, AVD Solutions

Chair: Alex Van Duuren, Independent ABC Advisor & owner, AVD Solutions

Moderated By:

Alex Van Duuren
Indipendent ABC Advisor & owner
AVD Solutions

Stream B

Capitalising on skills and resources
Stream B

Moderated By:
Matthew Finn
, Managing Director, Augmentiq

Chair: Matthew Finn, Managing Director, Augmentiq

Moderated By:

Matthew Finn
Managing Director
Augmentiq
Matthew Finn works internationally with senior leaders from government and industry to inspire new thinking, drive change and transform operations in security. He advises Chief Executives and the leadership teams of many of the industry's highest profile security companies and regularly briefs ministers and politicians on government policy surround ...[Read More]

Stream A

Modernising checking gates
13:50 CASE STUDY REVOLUTION - How to consolidate gates and biometric checks to improve passenger experience?

Francesca Maria Di Massimo, ICT official Central Directorate of Immigration and Border Police, Ministry of Interior

Matt Roseingrave, Customs Counselor, New Zealand Embassy to the EU & NATO

Moderated By:
Alex Van Duuren
, Indipendent ABC Advisor & owner, AVD Solutions

Francesca Maria Di Massimo
ICT official Central Directorate of Immigration and Border Police
Ministry of Interior

Matt Roseingrave
Customs Counselor
New Zealand Embassy to the EU & NATO
Matt Roseingrave is working with New Zealand’s ABC system which processes 66000 passenger a week through the 22 gates. Unlike other countries, this is a universal system and backed up by an integrated intelligence and targeting approach that allows for the single application of multiple agency interest. During his career to date Matt has led the Ne ...[Read More]

Moderated By:

Alex Van Duuren
Indipendent ABC Advisor & owner
AVD Solutions

Stream B

Capitalising on skills and resources
Case Study: A view from the Caribbean - Developing border and immigration controls with limited skills and resources

Simon Excell, Immigration Advisor, Border Control & Enforcement

Moderated By:
Matthew Finn
, Managing Director, Augmentiq

Simon Excell
Immigration Advisor
Border Control & Enforcement
Simon has served as an officer within the UK Immigration Service for over 30 years, rising through the ranks from Immigration Officer at London Heathrow Airport. Notable successes to date have included the creation of an intelligence-led approach to operations, through disciplined Tasking & Co-ordination Group (TCG) engagements, creation of an expe ...[Read More]

Moderated By:

Matthew Finn
Managing Director
Augmentiq
Matthew Finn works internationally with senior leaders from government and industry to inspire new thinking, drive change and transform operations in security. He advises Chief Executives and the leadership teams of many of the industry's highest profile security companies and regularly briefs ministers and politicians on government policy surround ...[Read More]

Stream A

14:35 Panel in conversation: How can we develop the current self check-in service to further promote passenger self-facilitation?

Mike D'Silva, Terminal Manager, London City Airport

Tony Chapman, Senior Director, Strategic Programmes, Rockwell Collins

Andres Hirschfeld, Director, Facilitation and Cargo Security, United Airlines, Inc.

Moderated By:
Alex Van Duuren
, Indipendent ABC Advisor & owner, AVD Solutions

Mike D'Silva
Terminal Manager
London City Airport
Mike is responsible for managing security and complying with regulation, working with Control Authorities (including Metropolitan Police, Customs, Immigration) and Business Partners, the setting and delivery of Budgets and the project management involved in the delivery of infrastructure projects. He has to maintain the security and flow of the 3 m ...[Read More]

Tony Chapman
Senior Director, Strategic Programmes
Rockwell Collins
Tony Chapman has worked in the Aviation IT Industry for over 28 years and joined ARINC, in February 2003 as the Airports Systems Product Manager within the EMEA region.

After holding the positions of Engineering Director, Director of Product Development, Senior Director of Integrated Travel Solutions, he is now Senior Director, Stra
...[Read More]

Andres Hirschfeld
Director, Facilitation and Cargo Security
United Airlines, Inc.
Andres Hirschfeld has been the Director of Facilitation and Cargo Security at United Airlines since March 2011. This position oversees three components of the airline’s Corporate Security department: border control operation and mandates around the world, compliance with global cargo security requirements, and all aspects of airline security in th ...[Read More]

Moderated By:

Alex Van Duuren
Indipendent ABC Advisor & owner
AVD Solutions

Stream B

CASE STUDY - How to strengthen law enforcement agencies at maritime borders to combat organized and serious crime

Michel Oz, Head of International Division, Dutch National Police

Moderated By:
Matthew Finn
, Managing Director, Augmentiq

•How to mitigate inefficiencies in the detection process at maritime borders to certify security
•How to maximize your law enforcement strategy through an analysis of a multi-layered detection process
•How to optimize your detection of serious and organized crime
•How to apply law enforcement strategies from the aviation sector to maritime borders
•Learning from the implementation of the VIS systems: How to integrate scale IT-systems
Michel Oz
Head of International Division
Dutch National Police
Michel Oz is responsible for strengthening the ability of law enforcement agencies globally to combat serious and organised crime. He is involved with Interpol’s ‘I-Check It’ (connecting passenger and law enforcement information) and AIRCOP (law enforcement capacity building project  in South American and West African airports alongside the UNODC). ...[Read More]

Moderated By:

Matthew Finn
Managing Director
Augmentiq
Matthew Finn works internationally with senior leaders from government and industry to inspire new thinking, drive change and transform operations in security. He advises Chief Executives and the leadership teams of many of the industry's highest profile security companies and regularly briefs ministers and politicians on government policy surround ...[Read More]

15:25 Afternoon Break

BORDER SECURITY OUTLOOK 2025
15:55 Panel - Visualising the future: What will European border security look like in 2025?

Matti Heinonen, Head of Section, International Cooperation, Finnish Immigration Service

John Vine, CBE QPM, Former Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration

Moderated By:
Tony Smith CBE
, Managing Director, Fortinus, Former DG Border Force

Arabelle Bernecker, Project Manager, ICMPD

Matti Heinonen
Head of Section, International Cooperation
Finnish Immigration Service
Matti Heinonen is the Head of Section of the International cooperation at the Finnish Immigration Service (MIGRI). Previously he acted as the Head of the Dublin Section and the Deputy Head of the Asylum Unit of the MIGRI (budget 2013 € 80 million). He is also a lecturer and expert on migration management, mixed migration flows, refugee law, human s ...[Read More]

John Vine
CBE QPM
Former Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration

Arabelle Bernecker
Project Manager
ICMPD

Moderated By:

Tony Smith CBE
Managing Director, Fortinus
Former DG Border Force
Tony retired as Director General of the UK Border Force in March 2013, after completing over 40 years’ service in the UK Home Office. Tony has the unique distinction of having served as Head of Borders in 2 different countries – Citizenship and Immigration Canada (2000 – 2003) and the UK Immigration Service (2005 – 2007). He played a significant ro ...[Read More]

16:40 Chairperson's closing remarks

Tony Smith CBE, Managing Director, Fortinus, Former DG Border Force

Tony Smith CBE
Managing Director, Fortinus
Former DG Border Force
Tony retired as Director General of the UK Border Force in March 2013, after completing over 40 years’ service in the UK Home Office. Tony has the unique distinction of having served as Head of Borders in 2 different countries – Citizenship and Immigration Canada (2000 – 2003) and the UK Immigration Service (2005 – 2007). He played a significant ro ...[Read More]

16:50 Conference Close