Times indicated in CET

Venue: Nordic Hotel Forum, Viru väljak 3, Tallinn

11 October – Day 1

General Chair: Mr Igor Taranic, eu-LISA

Time (CET)Agenda point
12:00-12:30Registration and welcome coffee
12:30-13:00Introductory remarks to day 1
12:30-12:45Welcome from eu-LISA
Mr Krum Garkov (Executive Director, eu-LISA)
12:45-13:00Welcome from the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU (VIDEO RECORDED)
Mr Vít Rakušan (Minister of Interior, Czech Ministry of Interior)
Session I – Setting the Scene: Legal Framework and Updates (13:00 – 14:30)
Chair: Mr Theofanis Syrigos (Head of Business Relations Management Sector, eu-LISA)
13:00-13:20EES and ETIAS – Legal base and its impact on carriers
Mr Fernando Otero Arceo (Policy Officer, EC – DG HOME)
13:20-13:40EES and ETIAS EiO – Practical implementation: Actors and interactions
Ms Athanasia Papavasileiou (IT Officer – Business Relations Management, eu-LISA)
13:40-14:00EES and ETIAS EiO – The Frontex perspective: actions at BCPs
Mr Jorge Silva Rodrigues (Project Officer – ETIAS Central Unit Division, Frontex)
14:00-14:30Panel discussion and Q&A
14:30-15:00Coffee break
Session II – Setting the Scene: The Carriers’ Perspective (15:00 – 16:30)
Chair: Ms Lamiaa Albert (Senior IT Officer, eu-LISA)
15:00-15:15Implementation of the EES Systems in the conditions of the Czech Republic in terms of cooperation with air carriers and airport operators
Colonel Milan Frydrych (Head of National Coordination Centre, Czech Directorate of Foreign Police Service)
15:15-15:30Pre-travel Verification & Digitalization of Processes
Mr Christopher Hornek (ICAO Annex 9 Expert, ICAO)
15:30-15:45Impact of EES and ETIAS on the Cruise Operations
Ms Marie-Caroline Laurent (Director General, CLIA)
15:45-16:00EES/ETIAS – The Air Carriers’ Perspective
Ms Nuria Fermoso (Senior Manager – Passenger Experience and Facilitation – Europe, IATA)
16:00-16:30Panel discussion and Q&A

12 October – Day 2

General Chair: Dr Javier Galbally, eu-LISA

Time (CET)Agenda point
09:00-09:25Registration and welcome coffee
09:25-09:30Introductory remarks to day 2
Dr Javier Galbally (Senior Capability Building Officer, eu-LISA)
Session III – Operational Pilot Projects in Air Passenger Transport (09:30 – 10:50)
Chair: Dr Javier Galbally (Senior Capability Building Officer, eu-LISA)
09:30-09:50Digital Travel Credential (DTC) for boarding and border crossing processes, a pilot in The Netherlands
Mr Jeroen de Graaf (Program Director of Borders and Security, Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security)
09:50-10:10Use of iCrowd Simulator for assessing the operational requirements of risk-based security procedures at BCPs
Dr. Stelios Thomopoulos (Director of Research, NCSR Demokritos)
10:10-10:30SITAs Digital Travel Journey
Mr Michael Zureik (Senior Digital Identity Architect, SITA)
10:30-10:50Integration of EES/ETIAS checks in Altéa Departure Control System
Mr Shankar Gnanasekharan (Product Expert, AMADEUS)
10:50-11:20Coffee break
Session IV: Operational Pilot Projects in Sea and Land Passenger Transport (11:20 – 12:40)
Chair: Dr Javier Galbally (Senior Capability Building Officer, eu-LISA)
11:20-11:40Risks and Solutions: Views of the Maritime Industry Regarding the Deployment of the EES
Mr Marius Dejarnac (Policy Advisor, ECSA)
11:40-12:00Vehicle and Traveller Management
Csaba Nagy-Amigo (Director Business Development, Adaptive Recognition)
12:00-12:20SMILE H2020 project land BCP pilots experience and results
Dr Georgios Stavropoulos (Research Associate, CERTH)
12:20-12:40Innovative Land/Sea border technologies to optimize passenger flow in vehicles
Mr Pascal Janer (VP Sales and Business Development Europe, IN Groupe)
12:40-13:40Buffet lunch and networking
Session V: Industry Solutions for Air, Sea and Land Passenger Transport to Support the EiO of EES and ETIAS (13:40 – 15:30)
Chair: Dr Javier Galbally (Senior Capability Building Officer, eu-LISA)
13:40-14:00eu-LISA and its support to carriers: Current and future actions
Ms Viola Soranzo (IT Officer – Programme and Project Management, eu-LISA)
14:00-14:20Leverage eu-LISA Border Management expertise with Analytics and AI
Mr Brecht Seifi (Technical Account Manager, SAS Institute)
Mr Emmanuel Jacque (F&SI Global Head for Defense and National Security, SAS Institute)
14:20-14:40Decentralized Digital Identity in the Context of ETIAS, EES, and Beyond
Mr Daniel Bachenheimer (Digital Ident. Innovations Tech. Leader, ACCENTURE)
14:40-15:00EES/ETIAS: Biometrics APIS and Next Generation of Traveller Verification
Mr Carl Gohringer (Director Europe, PARAVISION)
15:00-15:20Artificial Intelligence for solving EES and ETIAS Challenges
Mr Amr el Rahwan (Senior Solution Architect, WCC)
15:20-15:30Closing of the Industry Roundtable
Mr Luca Tagliaretti (Deputy Executive Director, eu-LISA)