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SMi Group Ltd

Global Event Producing Company

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.

Our aim is to provide you with the highest Quality Events in Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical sectors, which are timely, relevant and important to you and your company!

We pride ourselves on being connected to the best and most Knowledgeable Expert speakers in your business sector. We believe in bringing you together with your peers in order to Learn, Engage, Share and Network with the very best. We hold events in over 30 major cities throughout the world including London, Paris, Singapore and have welcomed over 200k participants from 80 countries to our events.

We are Experts in knowing Experts and have been bringing you this Expertise since 1993!

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11th Border Security conference - 27/09/2017

Agenda released for Border Security 2018

Registration is now open for SMi’s 11th annual Border Security conference which will take place on 21-22 February 2018 in Rome, Italy.

SMi Group has released the agenda for its 11th annual Border Security conference.

With the migration crisis ongoing throughout the Mediterranean and mainland Europe, free-movement a critical and divisive focus of the BREXIT negotiations, as well as a new administration in the White House, SMi Group’s Border Security 2018 promises to be more topical and relevant than ever before.

In addition, the conference will explore the surge in the development and application of biometric technology to achieve ‘seamless and autonomous’ border controls.
With aims of providing the latest updates and insights on this significant topic, this year's show will showcase:

  • Operational case studies for securing the land, sea and air borders
  • High level speakers from the US Department of Homeland Security and Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection
  • Briefings on how nations are implementing the latest biometric and data management capabilities including discussions on Australila's Project Seamless Traveller, USA's HART Programme, and EU Protect.

This year's agenda will bring insights from more international senior border security experts as they discuss the political and technological solutions being utilised to secure national borders.

Featured speakers include representatives from Italian Navy, Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection, US Department of Homeland Security, Portuguese Maritime Authority and Ministry of Defence, Swedish National Bureau of Investigation, Borders and Immigration UK, Delegation of the European Union to Turkey, Schiphol Airport and more.

The full agenda as well as registration information can be found on www.bordersec.com/defsupPR.

There is currently a £400 Early Bird offer available for bookings done by 31st October.

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

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