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BORDERPOL Conference & Exhibition


16th-17th October 2012
Central Hall Westminster, London, UK


The first BORDERPOL Annual Conference and Exhibition will bring together the world’s senior policy makers, practitioners and players, in London, UK, on 16th-17th October 2012, to discuss and debate the current and future issues facing the border protection, management, security and migration management sector.

Opening Keynotes:
Damian Green MP, UK Immigration Minister
Jason T. Kenney, PC, MP, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, Canada
Tony Smith, Senior Director, UK Border Force, UK
Shri Dilip Trivedi, IPS Special Director General, Indian BPF, India

Controlling and managing international borders in the 21st Century continues to challenge the border control and immigration agencies around the world.

It is generally agreed that in a globalised world that borders are as open as possible, yet threats continue to remain in ever evolving circumstances and situations.

Advancements in technology are assisting in the battle to maintain safe and secure international travel. The border security professional still remains the front line against these threats.

The BORDERPOL Annual Conference & Exhibition is a high level 2 day event that will discuss and debate current and future policies, implementation issues and challenges as well as new and developing technologies that contribute towards safe and secure border and migration management.

Confirmed Conference Speakers include:
• Police Chief Quaestor Ioan Buda, General Inspector, Border Police of Romania
• Mr Nenad Banovic, Head of Border Police Directorate, Serbia
• Tony Smith, Executive Board Member & Senior Responsible Owner, London 2012 Olympic Programme, UK Border Force, UK
• Major Grzegorz Niemiec, Deputy Director of the Commanding Centre, Polish Border Guards
• Colonel Antti Hartikainen, Director General of National Board of Customs, Finland
• David Smith, Deputy Commissioner and Director, Data Protection, Information Commissioner’s Office, UK
• John Donlon, ACPO National Co-ordinator Protect & Prepare, UK
• Commodore R.S. Vasan (Ret’d), Head, Strategy and Security, Centre for Asia Studies, India
• André Oeyen, Director Biometric Business Development, Government & Security Solutions, SITA, Belgium
• Malcolm Warr OBE, Technical Director, Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI), UK
For a full conference programme and to register visit www.borderpol-event.org
The exhibition provides a showcase of the leading technologies and solutions to meet the future challenges facing the border protection, management and security professional.

Conference Topics

• Global Challenge on Policies of Refugee & Migration Movement
• Panel Discussion – Shengen Area – how effectively is it working?
• Future technologies for promoting safe and secure borders
• A strategic approach towards reducing public expenditure in border management and how intelligence-based and outsourced projects help assess threats and system vulnerabilities to deliver results
• Challenges of Border management and illegal immigration in Asia and downstream effects in the West
• Information Sharing and Border Agency Cooperation
• Europe’s Frontiers – problems, challenges, solutions

For a full conference programme and to register visit www.borderpol-event.org

Who is the BORDERPOL Annual Conference and Exhibition for?

Immigration and border management and security policy makers and practitioners.

Senior representatives from national border services, police, customs, and immigration services, as well as organisations, services and suppliers to the border management and security industry, including:
• Customs, immigration and border control officials
• Coast guard officers
• Police and law enforcement officers
• Boundary commissioners
• Diplomats and foreign affairs officials
• Borderland planners and managers
• Defence and security departments
• Consular officials
• Policy analysts
• Security system providers

Why Attend?

• High level conference with leading industry speakers and professionals
• Learn from experiences and challenges from the world’s border agencies
• Gain insight into national, regional and global policy and border agency developments
• Constructive debate, educational opportunities and cooperation advocacy
• Share ideas and facilitate in valuable inter-agency cooperation
• Exhibition showcasing leading technologies and products
• Networking events and opportunities

Why Exhibit at the BORDERPOL Conference & Exhibition?

The BORDERPOL Annual Conference and Exhibition provides a unique opportunity to meet, discuss and communicate with some of the most influential border management, immigration and security policy makers and practitioners.

Your participation will gain access to this key target audience:
• raise your company brand, profile and awareness
• showcase your products and technologies
• explore business opportunities in this dynamic market
• provide a platform to communicate key messages
• gain face-to-face meeting opportunities

The BORDERPOL Annual Conference and Exhibition gives you a great opportunity to meet key decision makers and influencers.

To discuss exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities and your involvement with the BORDERPOL Annual Conference and Exhibition 2012 further please contact:

Neil Walker
Events Director
T: +44 (0) 7725 318601
E: neil.walker@borderpol.org

Tony Kingham
KNM Media
T: +44 (0) 7827 297465
E: tony.kingham@worldsecurity-index.com

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