Border Management & Technologies Summit Asia

Event Information

IBMATA are pleased to announce that we will be hosting our Border Management & Technologies Summit Asia conference and exhibition in Singapore on 23 – 25 February 2021.

Since our event in New Delhi in 2018, IBMATA has been working with WTTC and other partners to develop a vision for digital borders and seamless travel to take the hassle out of travelling without compromising security. Following workshops in Istanbul and Ottawa in 2019 – and a discussion panel with Border leaders at the International Summit on Borders in Washington DC in June 2019 – we have produced a White Paper setting out a roadmap for the border of the future which we are sharing with border agencies worldwide.

One of the key features of the paper is digital identities and the ever-increasing use of biometrics in immigration and border control solutions.

Singapore is a very important travel hub for many travellers, with Changi Airport being one of the most popular stopover airports as well as many cruise liners using Singapore port as a starting point before cruises around South-East Asia. Singapore Straits plays a major role in customs clearance with many ships stopping to gain clearance before continuing on their journey.

The Border Management & Technologies Summit Asia conference and exhibition will bring together leading government officials from across central Asia, South-East Asia, Australia and the Middle East to discuss the border security challenges faced in the region and in their respective nations.

Singapore is a unique country that has one of the busiest land borders in the world between Singapore and Malaysia. Changi Airport is one of the most popular stopover airports in South-East Asia and due to Singapore’s geographic location Singapore Straits plays an important role in customs clearance.

The event will be chaired by the IBMATA Chairman, Mr Tony Smith, the former Director-General of UK Border Force.

If you are interested in speaking, sponsoring or exhibiting at the event please contact Laura Green: laura.green@ibmata.org or +44 7860 669700.

Event Profile

  • Event Overview

    IBMATA are pleased to announce that we will be hosting our Border Management & Technologies Summit Asia conference and exhibition in Singapore on 23 – 25 February 2021.

    Since our event in New Delhi in 2018, IBMATA has been working with WTTC and other partners to develop a vision for digital borders and seamless travel to take the hassle out of travelling without compromising security. Following workshops in Istanbul and Ottawa in 2019 – and a discussion panel with Border leaders at the International Summit on Borders in Washington DC in June 2019 – we have produced a White Paper setting out a roadmap for the border of the future which we are sharing with border agencies worldwide.

    One of the key features of the paper is digital identities and the ever-increasing use of biometrics in immigration and border control solutions.

    Singapore is a very important travel hub for many travellers, with Changi Airport being one of the most popular stopover airports as well as many cruise liners using Singapore port as a starting point before cruises around South-East Asia. Singapore Straits plays a major role in customs clearance with many ships stopping to gain clearance before continuing on their journey.

    The Border Management & Technologies Summit Asia conference and exhibition will bring together leading government officials from across central Asia, South-East Asia, Australia and the Middle East to discuss the border security challenges faced in the region and in their respective nations.

    Singapore is a unique country that has one of the busiest land borders in the world between Singapore and Malaysia. Changi Airport is one of the most popular stopover airports in South-East Asia and due to Singapore’s geographic location Singapore Straits plays an important role in customs clearance.

    The event will be chaired by the IBMATA Chairman, Mr Tony Smith, the former Director-General of UK Border Force.

  • Speakers

    • Dato’ Sense Khairul Dzaimee Bin David, Director-General, Immigration Department, Malaysia
    • Mohamed Ahmed Hussain, Controller General of Immigration, Immigration Bureau, Maldives
    • David Ratcliffe, Regional Director, UK Visas and Immigration, Asia
    • Suresh M Khadakbhavi, General Manager Innovation Lab, Bangalore International Airport, India
    • Tony Smith, Chairman, International Border Management and Technologies Association (IBMATA)
    • Dashitha Niroshana, Controller, Visa and Border, Department of Immigration and Emigration, Sri Lanka
    • Er German Robin, Deputy Supervisor, Port Operations Department, Bureau of Immigration, Philippines
    • Younkyung Kim, Regional Manager, Airport, Passenger, Cargo and Security Asia-Pacific, International Air Transport Association (IATA)
    • Donato Colucci, Senior Regional International Border Management Specialist, International Organisation for Migration (IOM)
    • Professor James Ferryman, Computer Science and a member of the Computational Vision Group, University of Reading, United Kingdom
  • How To Register?

    To book your place at our Border Management & Technologies Summit Asia conference and exhibition please email laura.green@ibmata.org

Contact

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