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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12.00 Registration

12.30 Networking lunch

13.00 Introductions

13.15 Chairman’s address, membership report and forward look 2022 – Tony Smith, Chairman, IBMATA

13.45 UK Borders (1) – James Clarke, Director of Planning, Portfolio & Performance, Border Force.
Latest developments on the UK Border Force strategy.

14.00 UK Borders (2) – Faye Beebee, Director, Border Vision Advisory Group, Home Office.
An overview of the current status of the UK Home Office Future Borders and Immigration System, the Border Vision Advisory Group, and how the Home Office will engage with industry going forward.

14.15 UK Borders (3) – Oliver St John, Director, Border Innovation Hub, Border Delivery Group, Cabinet Office.
An overview of the current status of the UK Border Delivery Group’s Border Innovation Hub initiatives, including the EOI on the “eco-system of trust” and the consultation on “single trade window. This will also include questions about how BDG is working with industry.

14.30 Open discussion.

15.00 Networking Coffee Break

15.30 International Borders (1) – Diane Sabatino, Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner, Travelers Division, US Customs & Border Protection (invited)

16.00 International Borders (2) – Andrew Lawrence, Director General, Travellers Transformation Directorate, Travellers Branch, Canada Border Services Agency / Government of Canada (invited)
Latest developments in biometrics and border technology in North America (on-line)

16.15 Advisory Board Overview – Andy Smith, Non Exec Director Aviation Facilitation, IBMATA
Steve Grant, Non Exec Director Engagement, IBMATA
What you want to see happen in 2022 as members and advisors?

16.45 Any Other Business

17.00 Close of Meeting

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