Speakers 2022 – Session II

Lamiaa Albert | Senior IT Officer eu-LISA

Moderator session II

Lamiaa joined eu-LISA in May 2021 as Product Owner of the Webservices for the new EES (Entry/Exit) and ETIAS (the European Travel Information and Authorisation) systems. In her current position she supports carriers, travel industry and the eu-LISA project teams in the implementation of the EES and ETIAS systems.
Prior to joining eu-LISA, she worked as a Head of Security and Governments Projects in private sector, leading the Passenger Data Transmission from carriers to various authorities in the EU, connecting more than 200 airlines, over multiple airports and systems. In addition, Lamiaa has worked as a Business Analyst and Project Manager at Amadeus.

Colonel Milan Frydrych | Head of National Coordination Centre – Directorate of Czech Foreign Police Service

Keynote session II

Colonel Milan Frydrych has been working for a long time in the field of border protection. He started his professional career as a police officer carrying out border control of persons at the Rozvadov border crossing, subsequently he worked as an operations officer, foreign relations officer and head of the border protection department.

Directorate of Czech Foreign Police Service

The Foreign police is the body of the Czech Police which carries out the tasks associated with identifying illegal migration, implementing punitive measures against foreigners residing in the territory of the Czech Republic against the Act on alien residence (administrative expulsion and the placement into detention centres for foreigners), and addressing crimes committed in relation to the crossing of national borders and cross-border crime. General Directorate of the foreign police is the management, control and methodical department for these above-defined activities, and it oversees a wide network of regional offices, which are divided into departments of foreign police and departments of residential matters.


ICAO is funded and directed by 193 national governments to support their diplomacy and cooperation in air transport as signatory states to the Chicago Convention (1944). Its core function is to maintain an administrative and expert bureaucracy supporting these diplomatic interactions, and to research new air transport policy and standardization innovations. ICAO’s mission is to serve as the global forum of States for international civil aviation. ICAO develops policies and Standards, undertakes compliance audits, performs studies and analyses, provides assistance and builds aviation capacity through many other activities and the cooperation of its Member States and stakeholders.

Christopher Hornek | ICAO Annex 9 Expert

A subject matter expert for ICAO Annex 9 and a passenger data exchange expert, Mr. Hornek recently served as Secretary of the ICAO Passenger Name Record (PNR) Data Task Force and Working Group 2 of the ICAO Health Task Force. Before joining ICAO, Mr. Hornek worked for the International Air Transport Association (IATA) as a Facilitation Manager and Secretary of the IATA/Control Authorities Working Group (CAWG). Previous to that he managed the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Travel Document Security programme and was posted to Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.


CLIA is the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, providing a unified voice for the industry as the leading authority of the global cruise community. On behalf of its members, affiliates and partners, the organization supports policies and practices that foster a secure, healthy, and sustainable cruise ship environment, promoting positive travel experiences for the more than 30 million passengers who have cruised annually. The CLIA community includes the world’s most prestigious ocean, river, and specialty cruise lines; a highly trained and certified travel agent community; and a widespread network of stakeholders, including ports & destinations, ship development, suppliers, and business services.

Marie-Caroline Laurent | Director General

As Director General of CLIA in Europe, Marie-Caroline Laurent is leading industry engagement with EU Institutions, European countries, and the wider cruise community in support of policies and practices that foster secure, healthy, and sustainable cruising.
Laurent joined CLIA in 2021 following leadership roles with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and innovation consultancy LHA LAM.
Laurent holds a master’s degree in public administration from Sciences Po Paris (IEP) and second master’s degree in European policies from the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium.


IATA is the trade association for the world’s airlines. Our members comprise 83% of total air traffic. We work together to shape the future growth of a safe, secure and sustainable air transport industry that connects and enriches our world

Nuria Fermoso | Senior Manager – Passenger Experience and Facilitation – Europe

Nuria is the Regional Senior Manager, Passenger Experience and Facilitation for Europe at the International Air Transport Association (IATA). She is responsible for the Europe strategy on managing and coordinating the IATA activities and programs for an end-to-end journey that is secure, seamless and efficient from a passenger experience and aviation facilitation perspectives.
In her role in Europe and CIS, she leads Europe strategy and coordinate regional activities on aviation facilitation such as those related to border control and security, passenger data or identity management, in close collaboration with industry stakeholders and regulators. She is also responsible for the engagement with authorities and further implementation of IATA initiatives such as IATA OneID. Nuria has extensive experience in the Travel industry. She joined IATA in 2008.