April 2019 Agenda

09:00-09:30Welcome coffee and registration
09:30-09:40Welcome and introduction
Krum Garkov, Executive Director of eu-LISA
09:40-09:50Welcome from the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union
Mihai-Valentin Bobescu, Undersecretary of State, Romanian Ministry of Internal Affairs

Session 1: Setting the Scene – Technological Requirements for future EU land and sea borders

09:50-10:05Legislative requirements, perspectives and opportunities
Marc Sulon, Deputy Head of Unit, DG Migration and Home Affairs, European Commission
10:05-10:45Final report from the WG on the ICT Solutions for the Member States with external Land and Sea Borders
Theofanis Syrigos, Chairperson of the EES AG, Customer Relationship Officer, eu LISA
Sven Vandormael, Senior Business Consultant and Project Manager, Unisys Belgium
10:45-11:00Questions and comments from audience
11:00-11:30Coffee break

Session 2: Solutions for land borders

11:30-12:00Solution for accelerating border crossing at Eurotunnel in the frame of Brexit
Pascal Janer, Sales VP Europe and Business Development, IN Groupe
12:00-12:30Land borders by IDEMIA: some complementary ideas
Emmanuel Wang, VP Border Control business line, IDEMIA
12:30-13:00Operational Considerations of Deploying EES Kiosks at a Land Border
Andy Smith, Head of Business Development, SITA
Kier-co Gerritsen, Director of Business Development, SITA
13:00-14:00 Buffet lunch

Session 3: Solutions for sea borders

14:00-14:30How efficient process design and smart technology ensures high quality biometrics acquisition for EES at sea (and land) borders
Michael Schwaiger, Senior Product Manager, Secunet
14:30-15:00Sea Border Arrivals – Mobile Self Service
Chris White, ROAM Program Manager, US Customs & Border Protection
Cole Maxwell, Senior Manager, Public Sector, North America, Deloitte
15:00-15:30 BORDERXPRESS™ – Decreasing Wait Times & Strengthening Border Security for Ports and Vessels
Keri Phoenix, Manager Innovative Travel Solutions, Vancouver Airport Authority
15:30-16:00 Discussion and closing remarks