US/Canada Border Conference 2018

Event Information

  • Organiser: Clarion Events U.S.
  • Start date: 20.09.2018
  • End date: 21.09.2018
  • Location: Cobo Center, Detroit, MI, USA
  • Website:

Now in its 6th year, the US/Canada Border Conference is the only major conference fully addressing the “Beyond the Border” Declaration between the U.S. and Canada, aimed at improving economic competitiveness while advancing border security between the two countries. This two-day event is strategically located in Detroit, Michigan, near several of the busiest shared ports between the United States and Canada, September 20 – 21, 2018 at the Cobo Center.

This year’s theme, New Realities in North America: Crossroads and Partnerships, will have keynote speakers and panelists analyze current and future trends and security threats, highlight innovations in border management, present case studies on technology and identify key issues in forging a cooperative strategic vision for the U.S./Canada border.

Registration includes two-day conference, keynotes, luncheons, Networking Reception and Salute to Fallen Heroes Memorial Ceremony.

Event Profile

  • Why Attend?

    • Find out what’s new in border security
    • Learn from global leaders at the acclaimed two-day conference
    • Network with peers and colleagues from the US and abroad
    • Learn about latest equipment, technology and services from Sponsors
    • Attend luncheons, Salute to Fallen Heroes memorial service and networking receptions
  • Who Sponsors?

    Companies offering solutions for border enforcement, surveillance and identification, biometrics and credentialing, communications, data sharing, radiation detection, and more, have the opportunity to become connected to and network with an exclusive group of very hard to reach senior-level decision-makers responsible for implementing the Beyond the Border Action Plan.

  • 2018 Conference Highlights Include:

    • Trends and Threats
    • Beyond Pre-Clearance
    • Impact of Legalization of Marijuana and Criminalization – Law Enforcement Panel
    • NAFTA
    • Hearing from:
      • John Ossowski, President, Canada Border Services Agency
      • Kevin K. McAleenan, Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
      • Adam Fisher, Director General Intelligence Assessment Branch, The Canadian Security Intelligence Service
      • Gerry Bruno, Vice President, Federal Government Affairs, Vancouver Airport; Chair of Beyond Pre-Clearance Initiative
      • ….and more!
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    For Exhibits & Sponsorship information contact:


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