About the Conference

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Asia Pacific Smart Card Association (APSCA) will host the 5th Conference on Technical Cooperation & Capacity Building for Border and Identity Management on 11-13 December 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The international event is the largest gathering of National Government Authorities including Immigration, Identity, Border Control, Civil Registration, Customs, population management and other agencies with responsibilities in the area of Migration, Border and Identity Management in Asia. The conference is targeted at Government officers with these responsibilities in their respective countries including representatives from Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Ministries of Interior, Justice and Public Security Agencies, Immigration and National Registration Departments, and more!

              

Objective and Theme

The overall objective of the Conference on Technical Cooperation & Capacity Building for Border and Identity Management is to keep supporting improvements in border and migration management in the Asia and the Pacific region, with a specific focus on fostering identity governance through closer consultation and cooperation between national authorities responsible for migration management, border control, national civil registry, identity issues and their key international partner organizations.

This year's conference theme is Alternative Approaches to Border and Identity Management. The conference will have 4 different platforms for sharing of information, experiences and new developments. These are:

  • Conference official opening and plenary session
  • Four workshops following the plenary sessions
  • 3-day exhibition of Border and Identity Management systems, equipment & document security
  • A forum for networking and information exchange

11-13
December 2018

Bangkok,
Thailand

42
Speakers

36
Exhibition Booths

Agenda

08:00 - 09:00: 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. Chatri 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. David Ness, Minister Counsellor (Home Affairs), Australian Embassy Bangkok
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: Implementation of the Traveller Identification Management: TRIP Strategy and the Way Forward, Mr. Ross Lockie, Regional Officer, Aviation Security & Facilitation, ICAO Asia & 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: UNSC Resolution 2396 (2017) and its Impact on PNR, Watchlists, and the Responsible Use and Sharing of Biometrics for the Purpose of Countering Terrorism, Ms. Jennifer Bramlette, Legal Officer, Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate of the UN Security Council
11:45 - 12:05: INTERPOL's Border Management Programme, Mr. Hyuk Lee, Coordinator, Integrated Border Management Task Force, Operational Support & Analysis Directorate, INTERPOL
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, 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: Lunch

14:00 - 14:25: Fostering Regional Cooperation in Asia Pacific Region: National and Regional Perspectives, Mr. Michael Odgers, Co-Manager (Australia), Regional Support Office of the Bali Process (RSO)
14:25 - 14:50: The Role of Frontex in Border and Identity Management, 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, Mr. Francis Deschrijvere, Local Security Officer EU Laissez-Passer, Directorate-General for Human Resources and Security, European Commission

15:15 - 15:45: Refreshment Break

15:45 - 16:10: Border Management of the Future for a Seamless, Efficient and Secure End-to-end Passenger Journey, Ms. Younkyung Kim, Regional Manager, Airport, Passenger, Cargo & Security, Asia Pacific, IATA
16:10 - 16:35: Innovation of Identity Management as 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, Netherlands
16:35 - 17:00: ePassports, Jobs, Infrastructure: Bangladesh's Route to the Future, Brigadier General Saidur Rahman Khan, Project Director ePP Project, Department of Immigration, Government of Bangladesh and Ms. Fabiola Bellersheim, Vice President, Head of Sales Asia Pacific, Veridos

Workshop 1 - Alternative Approaches for Border and Identity Management

What kind of alternative approaches can assist government in delivering increased border security with improved facilitation? How can alternative approaches be applied to managing trusted identities of travelers, citizens, migrants or refugees? How can alternative approaches be used ensure that all authorities have a single view of the customer: "One Person-One Identity"?

09:00 - 09:10: Introduction to Workshop 1
09:10 - 09:30: SOTAMD (State of the Art Morph Detection), Mr. Fons Knopjes, Senior Research & Development Advisor, National Office for Identity Data, Netherlands
09:30 - 09:50: Decentralized Biometrics Made Simple: How Biometric Cards Reconcile Security, Privacy & User Experience, Mr. Michael Gardiner, Founder and CEO, Tactilis
09:50 - 10:20: Secure Decentralized Identity System for Workers and Refugees, Mr. Peter Simpson, Executive Director, iRespond
10:20 - 10:30: Discussion

10:30 - 11:15: Refreshment Break

11:15 - 11:35: Korea Border Management System, Mr. Lee Jaehyung, Consular (Immigration), Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Bangkok
11:35 - 11:55: The Way of Building and Ensuring Identities in Sri Lanka: An Experience from ENIC Project, Mr. Harsha Ilukpitiya, Commissioner, Department for Registration of Persons, Sri Lanka
11:55 - 12:15: Predictive Analytics and Potential Benefits for Border Management, Mr. Stephan D. Hofstetter, Managing Partner, SECOIA Executive Consultants AG
12:15 - 12:30: Discussion
12:30 - 12:45: Outcome and Recommendations


Workshop 2 - New Ways to Collect, Manage and Use Data

What are some new approaches to collecting biographical and biometric data? What other non-sensitive data attributes can identity authorities legally collect and use to enhance decision-making? How could "self-sovereign" personally identifiable information (PII) be legally used in border management and identity systems (BMIS)?

09:00 - 09:10: Introduction to Workshop 2
09:10 - 09:30: Big Data and Migration Policy, Mr. Donato Colucci, Senior Regional Immigration and Border Management Specialist, IOM
09:30 - 09:50: Good Practices for Biometrics, Ms. Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive, Biometrics Institute
09:50 - 10:20: Use of Identity Cards as an Alternative Travel Document in the East African Region, Mr. Kimotho Reuben Muriuki, Director of National Registration Bureau, Kenya
10:20 - 10:30: Discussion

10:30 - 11:15: Refreshment Break

11:15 - 11:35: Introduction to the UNOCT-UNCCT "Border Security and Management Programme" and the Response to the FTF Phenomenon, Mr. Rocco Messina, Programme Officer, Border Security Programme, UNCCT
11:35 - 11:55: How Smart Borders contribute to Integrated Border Management, Mr. Michael Lim, Consultant, Somapa IT
11:55 - 12:15: Data Integration and ICAO TRIP Guide on Border Control Management, Mr. Ross Greenwood, Principal, Identity Matters Consulting
12:15 - 12:30: Discussion
12:30 - 12:45: Outcome and Recommendations

12:45 - 14:00: Lunch


Workshop 3 - Ensuring End-to-End Trust in Identities & Credentials

To what extent can the entire identity chain be secured? How do we reliably determine "original identities"? Is it possible to solve the breeder document problem? Has "Evidence of Identity" now superseded absolute identity? How can we reliably end biographical and biometric identities to ensure that they are not stolen and reused?

14:00 - 14:10: Introduction to Workshop 3
14:10 - 14:30: Sustainable e-government, Estonian experience since 2002, Ms. Ruth Annus, Head, Citizenship and Migration Policy Department, Ministry of Interior, Estonia
14:30 - 14:50: Iraqi Documents and Border Management, Major Ahmed Toma Jerry Al-Hamdadani, Director of Document Authentication and Data Analysis Lab, Ministry of Interior, Iraq
14:50 - 15:10: Birth Registration: The Weakest Cornerstone of the Identity Chain?, Ir. Prof. Raymond Wong, Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
15:10 - 15:30: Discussion

15:30 - 16:15: Refreshment Break

16:15 - 16:35: Securing Borders: End-to-End Identity Management for Citizen Registration, Mr. Chimezie Emewulu, Managing Director, Seamfix Nigeria Limited
16:35 - 16:55: Extending the Chain of Trust with an Enhanced Digital Travel Credential, Mr. Jack Tay, Sales Director, Entrust Enterprise Security ASEAN, Hong Kong & China, Entrust Datacard
16:55 - 17:15: Ensuring End-to-end Security and Privacy of Identity Credentials from eGovernment to mGovernment, Mr. Julien Vintrou, Marketing Manager for Secure Identity, NXP
17:15 - 17:30: Discussion
17:30 - 17:45: Outcome and Recommendations


Workshop 4 - New Approaches Using Mobile Solutions

How can mobile devices used by customers and identity authorities enhance identity and border management? Will smartphone-based applications offer better services to customers and protect personally identifiable information? What types of mobile solutions assist government in delivering increased security with improved convenience?

14:00 - 14:10: Introduction to Workshop 4
14:10 - 14:30: Border Management and Technologies on the Facilitation of Travelers and Citizens in Tanzania, Dr. Anna Peter Makakala, Commissioner General of Immigration, Tanzania
14:30 - 14:50: Introducing the Smartphone Services Application in Lebanon - Towards a Quick and Convenient Services, Colonel Najem El Ahmadieh, Chief of Legal and Discipline Office, General Directorate of General Security, Lebanon
14:50 - 15:10: Providing ID through Only One Interface to the Customer, Mr. Lukas Praml, Chief Executive Officer, OeSD
15:10 - 15:30: Discussion

15:30 - 16:15: Refreshment Break

16:15 - 16:35: Remote Identity and Document Verification for the UK Home Office, Mr. Steven Grant, Director of Business Development, WorldReach Software
16:35 - 16:55: Mobile Inspection at the Front-line, Mr. Sascha Fuls, General Manager, OVD Kinegram (Asia Pacific) Pte Ltd
16:55 - 17:15: Enhancing Security with Mobile ID, Mr. Jean-Baptiste Milan, HID Global
17:15 - 17:30: Discussion
17:30 - 17:45: Outcome and Recommendations

18:00 - 18:30: The Radiant Awards Ceremony

09:15 - 09:25: Opening of Conference Day 3, Ms. Dana Graber Ladek, Chief of Mission, IOM Thailand
09:25 - 09:45: The Pacific Way Forward of Border Management, Mr. Damien W. Jacklick, Director of Immigration, Ministry of Justice, Marshall Islands
09:45 - 10:05: Frontex Products for Combating Document Fraud, Mr. Claudio Kavrecic, Head of Centre of Excellence for Combating Document Fraud, Frontex
10:05 - 10:30: Using an Evidence of Identity Approach, Mr. Dion Chamberlain, Manager, Product Development, Identity and Life Events, Department of Internal Affairs, New Zealand


10:30 - 11:15: Refreshment Break

11:15 - 11:35: ePassport Validation: A Practical Experience, Mr. R Rajeshkumar, Member, ICAO ICBWG
11:35 - 12:00: Immigration Examinations in Japan - Smoother and Stricter Measures Utilizing Technology, Ms. Miki Kawashiri, Deputy Director, International Affairs Division, Minister's Secretariat, Ministry of Justice, Japan

12:00 - 13:30: Lunch

13:30 - 13:45: Report of Workshop 1 - Alternative Approaches for Border and Identity Management
13:45 - 14:00: Report of Workshop 2 - New Ways to Collect, Manage and Use Data
14:00 - 14:15: Report of Workshop 3 - Ensuring End-to-End Trust in Identities & Credentials
14:15 - 14:30: Report of Workshop 4 - New Approaches Using Mobile Solutions
14:30 - 15:00: Closing Ceremony, Dr. Maria Nenette Motus, Regional Director, IOM's Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Speakers

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Antonio Vitorino

Director General
IOM

Chairperson: Dana Graber Ladek

Chief of Mission
IOM Thailand

Chatri Archjananun

Director General
Department of Consular Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand

Dr. Nenette Motus

Regional Director
IOM Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

David Ness

Minister Counsellor (Home Affairs)
Australian Embassy Bangkok

Wais Payab

Deputy Minister Technical &
National Electronic IDs, ACCRA
Afghanistan

Ross Lockie

Regional Officer, Aviation Security & Facilitation
ICAO Asia & Pacific Office

Renate Held

Director
Department of Migration Management
IOM

Donato Colucci

Senior Regional IBM Specialist
IOM Regional Office for Asia and Pacific

Greg Pote

Chairman
APSCA

Jennifer Bramlette

Legal Officer
Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive
Directorate of the UN Security Council

Hyuk Lee

Coordinator
Integrated Border Management Task Force
INTERPOL

Toshio Naito

Senior Regional Registration Officer
UNHCR

Michael Odgers

Co-Manager (Australia)
Regional Support Office of the Bali Process

Francis Deschrijvere

Local Security Officer EU Laissez-Passer
European Commission

Ana Cristina Jorge

Director
Operational Response Division
Frontex

Rhodia Maas

Director, National Office for Identity Data
Ministry of Interior and Kingdom Relations
Netherlands

Claudio Kavrecic

Head of Centre of Excellence
for Combating Document Fraud
Frontex

Younkyung Kim

Regional Manager
Airport, Passenger, Cargo & Security, Asia Pacific
IATA

Brigadier General Saidur Rahman Khan

Project Director E-Passport and
Automated Border Control Management
Bangladesh

Fabiola Bellersheim

Head of Sales Asia Pacific
Veridos

Fons Knopjes

Senior Research & Development Advisor
Ministry of Interior and Kingdom Relations
Netherlands

Damien W. Jacklick

Director of Immigration
Republic of the Marshall Islands

Isabelle Moeller

Chief Executive
Biometrics Institute

Stephan D. Hofstetter

Managing Partner
SECOIA Executive Consultants AG

Kimotho Reuben Muriuki

Director of National Registration Bureau
Kenya

Rocco Messina

Programme Officer
UNCCT

Ross Greenwood

Principal
Identity Matters Consulting

Ir. Prof. Raymong Wong

Professor
Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Peter Simpson

Executive Director
iRespond

Lee Jaehyung

Consular (Immigration)
Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Bangkok

Ruth Annus

Head, Citizenship and Migration Policy Department
Ministry of the Interior
Estonia

Major Ahmed Toma Jerry Al-Hamdadani

Director of Document Authentication
and Data Analysis Lab
Ministry of Interior, Iraq

Colonel Najem El Ahmadieh

Chief of Legal and Discipline Office
General Directorate of General Security
Lebanon

Lukas Praml

Chief Executive Officer
OeSD

Michael Lim

Consultant
Somapa IT

Michael Gardiner

Founder and CEO
Tactilis

Chimezie Emewulu

Managing Director
Seamfix Nigeria Limited

Jack Tay

Sales Director, Entrust Enterprise Security
ASEAN, Hong Kong & China
Entrust Datacard

Julien Vintrou

Marketing Manager for Secure Identity
NXP

Sascha Fuls

General Manager
OVD Kinegram (Asia Pacific) Pte Ltd

Steven Grant

Director of Business Development
WorldReach Software

R Rajeshkumar

Member
ICAO ICBWG

Dion Chamberlain

Manager
Product Development, Identity and Life Events
Department of Internal Affairs, New Zealand

Miki Kawashiri

Deputy Director
International Affairs Division
Ministry of Justice, Japan


Venue

AVANI Riverside Bangkok Hotel
257 Charoennakorn Road, Thonburi
Bangkok 10600, Thailand
Tel: +66 2 431 9100
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riverside.bangkok@avanihotels.com

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Confirmed Participants

  • Afghanistan

  • Algeria

  • Australia

  • Austria

  • Azerbaijan

  • Bangladesh

  • Belgium

  • Bhutan

  • Brazil

  • Cambodia

  • Canada

  • Chad

  • Chile

  • Cook Islands

  • Côte d'Ivoire

  • Egypt

  • Estonia

  • Ethiopia

  • European Commission

  • France

  • Germany

  • Hong Kong SAR, China

  • India

  • Indonesia

  • Iraq

  • Italy

  • Japan

  • Kenya

  • Lao People's Democratic Republic

  • Lebanon

  • Liberia

  • Luxembourg

  • Macao SAR, China

  • Malaysia

  • Maldives

  • Marshall Islands

  • Mauritania

  • Republic of Moldova

  • Mongolia

  • Mozambique

  • Myanmar

  • Nepal

  • Netherlands

  • New Zealand

  • Niger

  • Nigeria

  • Norway

  • Pacific Immigration Development Community

  • Pakistan

  • Papua New Guinea

  • Paraguay

  • Peru

  • Republic of Korea

  • Romania

  • Rwanda

  • Sierra Leone

  • Singapore

  • Solomon Islands

  • Somalia

  • Spain

  • Sri Lanka

  • Switzerland

  • Tajikistan

  • United Republic of Tanzania

  • Thailand

  • Timor-Leste

  • Tonga

  • Turkey

  • Uganda

  • Ukraine

  • United States of America

  • Vanuatu

  • Viet Nam

In Partnership With

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