Why Attend?

  • Opportunity to meet with 250 border security experts
  • Discuss the latest border management techniques across EMEA
  • Analyse the threats of terrorism across borders
  • Visit a vibrant exhibition showcasing the latest technologies for securing borders
  • Listen to in-depth presentations on border regulations

Border Management and Technologies Summit

Istanbul, Turkey
2nd July 2013 - 5th July 2013

Border Security and Terrorism


08.30 Registration & Coffee

09.00 Introduction to Border Security and Terrorism in Turkey

09.45 Border security and the endurance/sustainability of the PKK's struggle

10.30 Coffee Break

10.45 “Defence technologies for border protection and security”

11.15”New security challenges in border and checkpoint management”

11.45 Lone-wolf threats on Turkish borders

12.15 Summary and Conclusions

12.30 Close of Workshop



Attendees from all above mentioned fields will benefit from the workshop due to the subjects covering current and developing border related threats and developments from multi-disciplinary fields to diminish such threats. The workshop is able to reflect the complexity of securing borders and its relation with terrorism in regard to illegal border activities supporting terrorism.



Policy makers, practitioners in relation to border security and security matters in general, counter terrorism experts and scholars interested in border issues, terrorism and professionals from the field of security dealing with border and terrorism related matters should attend.



Chief Superintendent SIDDIK EKICI, Chief of Police, Yilidirm District, Bursa National Police Force, Turkey

Dr. Franco Fiore, Principal Scientist and C-IED Project Manager, Head of the ISR Capability Area Team, Sensor Group, NATO Communications and Information Agency

Superintendent Serturk Cora, Counter Terrorism Expert and Director of Security and VIP Protection Department, National Police Force, Turkey