5th Border Management and Identity Conference


08:00 - 09:00

Welcome and Registration

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Ceremony
Mr. Donato Colucci, Senior Regional Immigration and Border Management Specialist, IOM

09:10 - 09:20

Welcome Speech
Mr. Chartri Archjananun, Director-General, Department of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand

09:20 - 09:30

Welcome Message
Mr. Antonio Vitorino, Director-General, IOM

09:30 - 09:40

Keynote Speech
Mr. Paul Cross, Assistant Secretary, Identity Biometrics Capability Branch, Identity and Biometrics Division, Department of Home Affairs, Government of Australia

09:40 - 09:45

Introductory Remarks
Ms. Dana Graber Ladek, Chief of Mission, IOM Thailand

09:45 - 10:05

ID for Development in the context of Afghanistan
Mr. Wais Payab, Deputy Minister, Technical & National Electronic IDs, Afghanistan Central Civil Registration Authority (ACCRA) 

10:05 - 10:25

Traveller Identification Programme
Mr. Ross Lockie, Regional Officer, Aviation Security & Facilitation, ICAO Asia and Pacific Office  

10:25 - 10:30

Official Opening of Exhibition
Mr. Greg Pote, Chairman, APSCA

10:30 - 11:25

Refreshment Break

11:25 - 11:45

Biometrics in Counterterrorism
Ms. Jennifer Bramlette, Legal Officer, Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate of the UN Security Council (UNCTED)

11:45 - 12:05

INTERPOL’s Border Management Programme
Mr. Hyuk Lee, Coordinator, Integrated Border Management Task Force, Operational Support & Analysis Directorate 

12:05 - 12:25

Registration and Identity Management in a Mega-emergency: Lessons from Rohingya Refugee Camps in Bangladesh 
Mr. Toshio Naito, Senior Regional Registration Officer, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

12:25 - 12:45

Global Border and Identity Management Challenges: Partnering for Effective Solutions 
Ms. Renate Held, Director, Department of Migration Management, IOM

12:45 - 14:00


14:00 - 14:25

Fostering Regional Cooperation in Asia Pacific Region: National and Regional Perspectives
Mr. Michael Odgers, Co-Manager (Australia), RSO

14:25 - 14:50

The Role of Frontex in Border and Identity Management Ms. Ana Cristina Jorge 
Ms. Ana Cristina Jorge, Director of Operational Response Division, Frontex 

14:50 - 15:15

Travelling Around the World with the New Form of the EU Laissez Passer. Be Ready
Mr. Francis Deschrijvere, Directorate-General for Human Resources and Security, EU Laissez-Passer

15:15 - 15:45

Refreshment Break

15:45 - 16:10

One ID - For a Seamless, Efficient and Secure End-to-End Passenger Journey  
Ms. Younkyung Kim, Regional Manager, Airport, Passenger, Cargo & Security, Asia Pacific, International Air Transport Association (IATA) 

16:10 - 16:35

Innovation of Identity Management - A Solid Fundament for Improving Border Management: A Canadian - Dutch Perspective 
Ms. Rhodia Maas, Director, National Office for Identity Data, Ministry of Interior and Kingdom Relations, Government of the Netherlands 


ePassports, Jobs, Infrastructure: Bangladesh's Route to the Future 
Brigadier General Saidur Rahman, Project Director ePP Project, Department of Immigration, Government of Bangladesh
Ms. Fabiola Bellersheim, Vice President, Head of Sales Asia Pacific, Veridos

Platinum sponsor

Silver Sponsors




Mounisse Chadli
Business Development Manager
[email protected]