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3rd Identities at the Borders & Future of Travel Seminar

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Tuesday - Wednesday, 21 - 22 April 2015 -  Schiphol Airport, the Netherlands

We are delighted to announce details of our 3rd Borders & Travel seminar to be held at the Mercure Hotel (Amsterdam Ariport) Oude Haagseweg 20, 1066 BW Amsterdam

 Confirmed speakers so far include:


  • Richard Rinkens, European Commission
  • Gareth Williams, Eurostar
  • Krum Garkov, eu-LISA
  • Sally Reay Young, Australian High Commission
  • Jasper Mutsaers, Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations Netherlands
  • Fares Rahmun, Federal Office of Administration
  • Havard Nordbo, Norwegian Police
  • Els Kindt, Post-doc Legal Researcher and Lecturer, KU Leuven, Belgium
  • Hans de Moel, Ministry of Defence
  • Fred Jacob, Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations Netherlands
  • Tony Smith CBE, Managing Director, Fortinus & former Director General, UK Border Force
  • Peter Smallridge, 3M
  • Peter Went, CEO, WCC Smart Search & Match
  • Frank Steffens, secunet Scurity Networks AG
  • Sandine Trochu, Morpho

The series of our bi-annual Borders Seminar continues and provides an excellent discussion around the future of travel in an independent forum for thought-leadership.

The event will focus on the Future of Travel (Registered Traveller Programmes) and Automated Border Control. As withe the previous seminar, the event will be interactive with a focus on discussion facilitated by the Biometrics Institute.

It will bring together border agencies, biometric suppliers and the aviation industry. Over 75 delegates attended the previous seminar including: Copenhagen Airports, ACI Europe, Federal Police Belgium, Belgian Federal Police, Bundespolizei (BPOL) German Federal Police, Royal Netherlands Marechaussee (KMar) - Ministry of Defence, UK Home Office - UK Border Force, Norwegian ID Centre, IATA and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.


Would you like attend this event? Please email or call +44 207 581 4827 to register your interest or fill in the EOI form. To book accommodation at the Mercure Hotel, download this form


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Biometrics Institute User Member: £450
Biometrics Institute Supplier Member: £750

Non-Member – User: £750
Non-Member – Supplier: £1200

Attendance on day 2 (22 April 2015) is free but please RSVP to as places are limited. Registration for Day 1 is required to request this free pass.

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