Why Attend?

  • Opportunity to hear about the regions border security concerns
  • Analyse the migration movements within the Balkans
  • Understand the importance of the Croatian border to the EU
  • Review the cross-border crimes in the region
  • Discuss the importance of international cooperation to assist with managing the border
  • Network with leading border security vendors in the exhibition

Border Management & Technologies Summit 2018

Zagreb, Croatia
16th May 2018 - 17th May 2018

Speaker Biographies

Zoran Niceno


Border Police, Croatia

Vesko Damjanovic


Border Police, Montenegro

Nina Gregori

Director-General, Migration and Naturalization Directorate

Ministry of Interior, Slovenia

Barbara Wilson

Assistant Director, Business Change Projects

UK Border Force

Mariko Kocovski

Assistant Director, Head of Border Police

Ministry of Interior, Macedonia

Robert Crepinko

Head of the European Migrant Smuggling Centre


Zoran Lasica

Commander, Unit for Electronic Surveillance and Operational Support

Border Police, Montenegro

Christopher Gilliland

Director, Innovative Travel Solutions

Vancouver Airport Authority, Canada

Jiri Celikovsky

Head of Unit for Coordination of Schengen Cooperation and Border Control

Ministry of Interior, Czech Republic

Dr. Michael Rupp

Head of Section OPS 1

Delegation of the European Union to Turkey

John Whalley

Senior Officer, Dectection Technology Management Unit

UK Border Force

Naim Hoxha

National Organised Crime Advisor

OSCE Mission in Kosovo

Tony Smith


International Border Management and Technologies Association (IBMATA)

Arabelle Bernecker-Thiel


Border Management, Visa and Migration, Austria