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The SMi Group is a highly Professional, Independent and Global event producing company that specialises in Business to Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and Training. We create and deliver events within Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical sectors.

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11th Border Security Conference - 11/12/2017

Border Security perspectives from Turkey: developing next-gen border & migration management

SMi Group has announced that Dr Michael Rupp, Head of Operational Section 1-Civil Society, Fundamental Rights, Judiciary and Home Affairs, Delegation of the European Union to Turkey, will be presenting an exclusive keynote address at the 11th annual Border Security conference taking place in Rome next February.

Dr Rupp's presentation will focus on developing border and migration management capabilities on the Turkish border through cost-effective procurement of next-generation capabilities. He will explore current capabilities and feedback from operations in 2016/2017. Concurrently, he will also highlight:

  • Goals to comprehensively upgrade border management with next-generation technology
  • Border towers and thermal imaging cameras
  • Land border vehicle upgrades for enhanced reconnaissance and rapid responsiveness
  • Significant investment strategy and goals for 2018 implementation

In line with this, we also have other nations discussing updates on their border control strategies including Estonia, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Netherlands, Spain, and Sweden.

SMi Group’s Border Security 2018 will bring together leading representatives of industry and government to discuss the political and technological solutions being utilised to secure national borders.This comes at a relevant time with the migration crisis ongoing throughout the Mediterranean and mainland Europe, and border security still at the forefront of planning for nations around the world.

Full details of the speaker line-up as well as the the full agenda can be viewed on www.bordersec.com/airsupPR.

Other featured speakers include representatives from the US Department of Homeland Security, Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection, Italian State Police, Guardia di Finanza, Schiphol Airport, Airpol and more.

Border Security 2018 is proudly sponsored by Leonardo, Seven Technologies Group, and Vancouver Airport Authority.

Those interested in attending are advised to register on the event website. Early Birds discounts available.

11th Border Security Conference
21-22 February 2018
Crowne Plaza St Peter's Hotel, Rome, Italy

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