Border Security: latest updates forBulgaria, Hungary, Switzerland, Germany, Brazil, Italy, UK, Romania

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SMi Group reports: Leading Homeland Security Specialists will meet in Sofia in February 2014, to discuss current concerns in Europe, Eastern Europe and around the world.

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Returning to Bulgaria, SMi’s Border Security 2014 Conference, taking place on the 26th-27th of February 2014, will feature discussion on current concerns in Eastern Europe and around the world.

Conference attendees include leading border/homeland security and control, immigration, police and law enforcements specialists, foreign affairs officials and security systems providers from Bulgaria, UK, Germany, Switzerland, Romania, Hungary, Italy, USA, Canada, France, Belguim, Brazil, China, Belgium, Netherlands, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Czech Republic, Afghanistan, Portugal, Tajikistan and other countries.

Registered delegates include: Afghanistan Border Police, Tajikistan Border Guards, Federal Police (Belgium), Cassidian Saudi Ltd, Maritime Authority Directorate (Portugal), Swiss Border Police, US Embassy Budapest, Timisoara International Airport Romania, International Organization for Migration and many others.

Key presentations include:

Home Nation Address: Border Security System of the Republic of Bulgaria
Mr Zaharin Penov, General Commissioner, Director, Chief Directorate Border Police, Bulgaria

New Technology for Mobile control to the Border Guard Corps BGC
Pierre Wuillemin, Head of Biometrics and ID, Swiss Border Police

Borders and Borderlands - A Space of Common Interests and Common Challenges
Jon Trumble, Customs Adviser, OSCE Chairman-in-Office

Trafficking of Human Beings at the borders
Alberto Andreani, Programme Officer, OSCE Chairman-in-Office

Irregular Migration and its' Effect on Crime Worldwide
Neil Hall, AFNI, Assistant Commissioner (Retired)

Verification of the different tactics to fight against illegal activities from the seaside
Chavdar Ormanov, Osdife President, Associated Professor in Department of Navigation, Technical University - Varna

The Schengen evaluation mechanism - The new approach to evaluate external borders
Marek Adamczyk, Adviser Government Centre for Security, Border Guards

Securing EU borders with Space Assets — Myths and Reality
Adriano Baptista, Head of Operations Division, EU Satellite Centre

For more information about this event, contact James Hitchen (jhitchen(at)smi-online(dot)co(dot)uk, +44(0) 207 827 6054)

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Contact for media-partners: Julia Rotar, jrotar(at)smi-online(dot)co(dot)uk, +44 (0) 20 7827 6088.

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