Conference Day One: Monday, 11 September 2017

8:00 AM - 8:55 AM Registration and welcome refreshments

8:55 AM - 9:00 AM Opening remarks from IQPC


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Robert Hilty

Chairman & Senior Security Expert
Swiss Centre of Excellence, Switzerland

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Khaled Al Mansouri

President
International Association of Emergency Managers(IAEM), UAE

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Keynote: European Union’s contribution to help improve regional security in the GCC and the Middle East

Jean-Bernard Bolvin, Head of the Political, Press and Information Section, European Union Delegation to the United Arab Emirates, European Union, UAE

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Jean-Bernard Bolvin

Head of the Political, Press and Information Section, European Union Delegation to the United Arab Emirates
European Union, UAE

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM An integrated border management model to monitor migrations and enhance national security

Donato Colucci, Senior Regional Immigration and Border Management (IBM) Specialist, International Organisation for Migration (IOM), Thailand
  • Understanding the mix of migration flow of people across the world (refugees, asylum-seekers, economic migrants, victims of trafficking, smuggled migrants, unaccompanied minors, and other migrants) to identify the migration hubs and take appropriate border control measures
  • Understanding the migration governance framework and its role so as to design an integrated border management model involving all stakeholders for a multi-layered and firmer grip on national borders
  • Leveraging and sharing information gathered through technologies such as biometrics, facial recognition and IRIS scanning with all stakeholders to improve inter-agency cooperation and achieve a tighter net

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Donato Colucci

Senior Regional Immigration and Border Management (IBM) Specialist
International Organisation for Migration (IOM), Thailand

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM Session reserved for Hikvision


Sponsored by: Hikvision

10:50 AM - 11:30 AM Networking coffee break

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM CASE STUDY: Enabling the digital transformation of the airline leveraging innovative and emerging technologies

Georges De Moura, Head of Group Information Security, Risk and Compliance, Etihad Airways, UAE
  • Focusing on the impact and value of assets to protect critical infrastructure
  • Leveraging emerging technologies and the sensitivity of security to turn information into actionable intelligence
  • Remaining ahead of threats with faster response and detection

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Georges De Moura

Head of Group Information Security, Risk and Compliance
Etihad Airways, UAE

12:00 PM - 12:20 PM Developing a comprehensive security programme for critical infrastructure such as ports and airports

  • Modernising security screening across major airports and developing intelligence preparedness
  • Combining human and material resources to get a comprehensive security program against unlawful interference
  • Assessing advantages and drawbacks of backscatter X-ray technologies and linking it with the central security operations centre

12:20 PM - 12:50 PM Implementing integrated security systems for critical infrastructure, transport, borders and major events

Don Codling, Advisor and Former Chief of Cyber Security Unit, US Department of States Anti- Terrorism Assistance and INL Programmes, FBI, US
  • Role of tetra communications and visual communications network
  • Detection and handling using specialised security vehicles
  • Integration of various enterprise platforms across the country for enabling security surveillance

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Don Codling

Advisor and Former Chief of Cyber Security Unit
US Department of States Anti- Terrorism Assistance and INL Programmes, FBI, US

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Robert Hilty

Chairman & Senior Security Expert
Swiss Centre of Excellence, Switzerland

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Networking lunch

2:00 PM - 2:00 PM End of conference day one

The published programme is correct at time of printing. However, given the seniority of our speakers and the nature of their roles, speakers may subsequently substitute or remove themselves from the programme.
This is always regrettable, and we will always try to replace the speaker with a speaker with equivalent insight.
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