Why Attend?

  • Review the effect of BREXIT on the UK Border Force
  • Analyse the future of the Schengen Agreement
  • Understand the amendments to UK immigration laws and policies
  • Discuss the latest API/PNR systems being adopted across Europe
  • Develop an understanding of EU policies regarding the large number of migrants entering Europe
  • Network with leading border security officials from the UK and across EMEA

Border Management & Technologies Summit 2017

London, United Kingdom
31st May 2017 - 2nd June 2017

Speaker Biographies

Daniel Tanciar

Deputy Executive Director, Policy, Program Analysis, and Evaluation, Office of Field Operations

U.S. Customs and Border Protection 

Krum Garkov

Executive Director


Teresa Hardy MBE

Deputy Director, Head of Carrier Delivery

UK Border Force

Jiri Celikovsky

Head of Unit for Coordination of Schengen Cooperation and Border Control

Ministry of Interior, Czech Republic

Gordon Wilson


WorldReach Software

Paul-Martin Brennan

Head of the Customs Security Risk Management Sector (DG TAXUD)

European Commission

Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler

Coordinator, ISIL (Da'esh), Al-Qaida and Taliban Monitoring Team

United Nations

Chris Brown

Vice President of International Sales

Basis Technology

Tarvinder Sembhi

Vice President, Sales Identity Market

WCC Smart Search & Match

Samy Gardemeister

Director of Enforcement

Finnish Customs

Roman Vanek

Chief Division Identity Documents & Special Tasks

Federal Office of Police, Switzerland

Superintendent Antonio Vulas

Head of Illegal Migrations Department

Ministry of Interior, Croatia

Johnnie Muller

Security Director

Copenhagen Airport

Julien Coudray

Head of the API-PNR Project

French Customs

Christian Piaget

Senior Manager, Cargo Border Management

International Air Transport Association (IATA)

Chris Gilliland

Manager, Innovative Travel Solutions

Vancouver Airport Authority, Canada

Tony Smith CBE

Managing Director

Fortinus Global

Arabelle Bernecker-Thiel


Border Management, Visa and Migration