The International Border Management and Technologies Association (IBMATA) is keen to engage with global border agencies and technology suppliers to create safe and secure borders for the future.


Hosting and participating in global conferences and exhibitions is just one of the ways in which IBMATA will engage with border agencies, intergovernmental organisations, non-government organisations, international transportation agencies, ports, airports and technology suppliers.


Each year IBMATA will support two annual conferences and exhibitions in Europe and Asia, Border Management & Technologies Summit, which will bring together leading officials from the public and private sectors to discuss the challenges faced on the regions borders.



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Border Management & Technologies Summit Middle East 2022

Dubai, UAE

14-16 March 2022

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IBMATA are pleased to announce our inaugural Border Management & Technologies Summit Middle East conference and exhibition which will take place in Dubai on the 14th – 16th March 2022.

This international event will bring together leading government officials from across the Middle East, Europe and North America to discuss the latest developments being made to the region’s borders.

The event will focus on a number of key border issues and developments such as biometrics and seamless traveller programmes. Dubai is one of the leading nations who have created a seamless traveller experience for passengers arriving and departing DXB airport. There will also be discussions on the plans of an integrated border management solution for Dubai. With many borders now cautious of health protocols the event will look at how borders are becoming digital and how this is being implemented.

As we aim to give a full perspective of border management systems, we will also have a session dedicated to customs facilitation where once again Dubai are one of the leading nations with the latest technologies and solutions to create ease of shipping goods in and out of Dubai Port to the rest of the world.

The Middle East is also a region that experiences organised cross-border crimes such as smuggling of goods and humans. Our event will hear from regional NGOs and border agencies who are working on enforcement and tracking the organised crime routes.

To be part of our inaugural Border Management & Technologies Summit Middle East conference and exhibition in Dubai on the 14th–16th March 2022 either as a speaker, sponsor, exhibitor or attendee please contact us at info@ibmata.org

IBMATA are pleased to announce that we will be hosting our Border Management & Technologies Summit Asia conference and exhibition in New Delhi, India on the 4th – 5th October 2018.

In 2009 the Indian Government created the world’s largest biometric ID systems, Aadhaar, which provided all Indian nations with a unique 12-digit identity number to help secure personal information. Since Aadhaar was introduced to India their border security management has evolved rapidly.

This event will explore the emergence of digital identity management, and it’s potential future usage for global border management and immigration programmes.

The Border Management & Technologies Summit Asia conference and exhibition will bring together leading government officials from across central Asia, South-East Asia, Australia and the Middle East to discuss the border security challenges faced in the region and in their respective nations.

India is a unique country that has one of the largest land borders in the world, which borders Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar and Tibet. They also have a large maritime border to monitor which amounts to 50% of their border. This leads to a very dynamic border security force that is managed by many different agencies within the Indian Government.

The event will be chaired by the IBMATA Chairman, Mr Tony Smith, the former Director-General of UK Border Force.

If you are interested in speaking, sponsoring or exhibiting at the event please contact Martyn Hill: martyn.hill@ibmata.org  or +44 7792 473246.

Date Description
Monday 19th Sept 2022 Pre Conference Workshop
Tuesday 20th Sept 2022 Day One of Conference and Exhibition
Wednesday 21st Sept 2022 Day Two of Conference and Exhibition

You can download the programme here.

    • Simon Watkin, Team Leader, Border Data Policy, Border Security and Identity Unit, UK Home Office
    • Tony Smith, Chairman, International Border Management and Technologies Association (IBMATA)
    • Kashif Khalid, Regional Director, Africa and Middle East, International Air Transport Association (IATA)
    • Lars Karlsson, Global Head of Trade and Customs Consulting, Maersk
    • Dina Fayad, Regional Project Manager, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
    • William Laidlaw, Training Program Coordinator, Regional Support Office, Bali Process Group
    • Dr. Abdulla Al-Hashimi, Chief of Security, Emirates Group
    • Farnush Anwar, Airport Services Systems Manager, Fly Dubai

Crowne Plaza Dubai, an IHG Hotel

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United Arab Emirates

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If you would like to book your room at the hotel, IBMATA attendees have a special rate of AED 490.00 on single basis and AED 530.00 on double room basis inclusive of Taxes and breakfast per room per night,  to book your room please email Tracey.Woutersz@crowneplazadubai.com and quote IBMATA when booking.

EVENT SPONSORS

SITA has been responding to the challenges of border control for over 20 years. Through our complete set of capabilities, our solutions help governmental agencies across the world to modernize and futureproof their borders ensuring they keep their country and their citizens safe. By implementing our solutions you will be able to identify high-risk travelers, whether known or unknown, wishing to enter your country. Having this information delivered in real time will help your governmental agencies to share information and stop these high-risk travelers from even boarding a plane. This will free up your resources to help facilitate the faster clearance of the low risk majority. We will provide you with the solution to have the right information at the right time in the right place.

Gatekeeper is committed to developing innovative solutions that augment the human ability to rapidly and accurately perform multiple security functions simultaneously. We are leading the way in intelligent inspection and recognition solutions to secure borders, identify threats, accelerate throughput, and provide real-time actionable intelligence. Our patented solutions provide the actionable insights that keep travelers and cargo moving quickly, while ensuring the highest levels of security.
Learn more by visiting www.gatekeepersecurity.com.

MEDIA PARTNERS

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Providing a comprehensive breakdown of products and services from leading industry contractors, we are set up to assist procurement teams research, find & acquire new products & related services within the airport sector.

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The Counter-IED Report is a specialist publication, which serves as an information source to communicate the latest developments in the fight against the IED threat. The aim of the report is to identify technological advances as well as strategies and tactics for reducing successful IED manufacture and placement. For more information please visit website: www.counteriedreport.com

Biometrie-Online.Net is a French portal designed to encourage and support the exchange of information on biometric technologies. The aim of Biometrie-Online.net is to act as a platform for the promotion and understanding of biometric technologies. Biometrie-online.net

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Professional Security magazine has been filling the growing need to voice the opinions of the UK security industry and its users since 1989. We pride ourselves on our ability to drive forward the interests of the industry through our monthly print publications, website and weekly email newsletters. http://www.professionalsecurity.co.uk/

Project Cargo Network (PCN) is an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified organisation established to provide a networking platform for the world’s top heavy lift and project cargo specialists. Members work for many sectors including oil and gas, pulp and paper, automotive, construction, power and energy, as well as aid cargo. The fast-growing organisation comprises of 230+ specialists in 105+ countries.

Global Security Mag is a quarterly paper magazine & a daily online information in English & French at: www.globalsecuritymag.com & www.globalsecuritymag.fr and newsletters in French & English for CSO.

5th edition of the conference Global Security Mag Theory to Practice: Data Center in the Hart of the city 14 Novembre 2018 – Espace Saint-Martin 75003 Paris. 

On the 9 April 2019, we have organised the 11th annual GS DAYS, the francophone Security days a conference in French on Ethical Hacking. www.gsdays.fr
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HOMELAND SECURITY is a publishing house that produces specialist periodicals. “Homeland Security“ is a quarterly specialist periodical in German language and “Global Security“ is released twice a year in English language. They focus on international political, scientific, technical and additional up-to-date challenges arising from the sectors of safety and security, civil protection, disaster assistance and security research. The periodicals aim at decision makers in politics, ministries, public services and industry. Our specialist editorial team is located all over the world (e. g. USA, Canada, Australia, Asia). Accordingly, reporting is being carried out on the spot.
Please have a look at a sample issue of our magazine “Global Security”

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Our web-based platform, MarketPublishers.com, offers an unmatched collection of market research reports, company reviews, databooks, articles, periodical publications, databases, on-line subscriber services, and much more, delivered by the successful and well-established publishers with whom we are currently in partnership.

Crisis Response Journal is the international publication focusing on response, resilience, continuity and security issues arising from large scale natural and man-made disasters, emergencies and terrorist attacks. CRJ analyses past events to draw vital lessons for the future. Discount offer for attendees of this event – 50% discount on CRJ individual digital subscriptions, the issues are packed with detailed & focused reporting from the frontline, whether it’s a natural disaster or an act of terrorism. Insert Digital50 in the discount box! crisis-response/subscribe

FindBiometrics is the leading industry resource for all information on biometrics identification and identity verification systems and solutions. We have the latest daily news from the global biometric and identity management business community, a comprehensive vendor list, informative articles, interviews, exclusive videos, links to biometric associations and a calendar of events. http://findbiometrics.com/

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