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

Antonis Kastrissianakis

Antonis Kastrissianakis is Director in the European Commission Directorate-General Taxation and Customs Union (DG TAXUD).

He is responsible for the EU customs policy with regard to security, product safety, intellectual property rights, rules of origin, trade facilitation and EU international relations on customs matters. He conducts the ongoing reform of the EU customs risk management system, directs the negotiations and implementation of EU international agreements where customs is included, and oversees EU membership of the WCO.

He joined the European Commission in 1981 and, prior to his current job, was director for employment policy in DG Employment and Social Affairs.

His university background includes Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Oxford, Law at the Law School of Athens, and Advanced European Studies at the College of Europe in Bruges.