• Gates or bridges? The future of border control


    Moderator: Paweł Świeboda – demosEUROPA - Center for European Strategy

    Gervais Appave - Special Policy Advisor, International Organisation for Migration
    Ilkka Laitinen - Executive Director, Frontex
    Oldrich Martinů - Deputy Director of the Governance Department, Europol
    Roderick Parkes - Head of Brussels Office, German Institute for International and Security Affairs

  • Information exchange in border management


    Moderator: Dirk Vande Ryse, Head of Situation Centre, Frontex

    Olivier Burgersdijk – Head of Business Demands and Products, Europol
    Philippe Chrobocinski - Head of R&T projects for Border Surveillance and Protection of Critical Infrastructure, Cassidian – an EADS Company
    Pr. Paul de Hert - Institute for European Studies of Brussels, Belgium

  • Multipurpose joint maritime operations

    Moderator: Isto Mattila – Senior Adviser, Directorate General MARE, European Commission

    Frank Goerke - Head of Directorate Sea, Bundespolizei, Germany
    Auðunn Kristinsson – Deputy Chief of Operation, Coast Guard, Iceland
    Athanasios Lampropoulos – Director of Sea Borders Protection Directorate, Hellenic Coast Guard, Greece
    Eduardo Lobo Espinosa – Head of the Coordination Centre for the Maritime Surveillance of Coasts and Borders, Guardia Civil, Spain
    Adrian Sbarcea - First Class Specialist Officer, General Inspectorate of the Border Police, Romania
    James Wood – Senior Project Officer, European Maritime Safety Agency
    Georgios Vourekas – Head of Sea Borders Sector, Frontex

  • SMART borders

    Moderator: Edgar Beugels – Head of Research and Development Unit, Frontex

    Henrik Nielsen - Head of Unit, Border management and return policy, European Commission
    Paulo Alexander Nicolau - Head of Lisbon Airport Immigration and Border Control, Serviço de Estrangeiros e Fronteiras (SEF), Portugal
    Gregorio Ameyugo Catalan – EUROSUR project manager, Frontex

  • Ethical dimensions of using technology


    Moderator: Tim Cooper, Principal Research Officer, Frontex

    Katarzyna Cuadrat Grzybowska - Legal Advisor, European Data Protection Supervisor
    Philip Gounev - Senior Researcher, Centre for the Study of Democracy, Bulgaria
    Tom Sorell - Professor of Global Ethics at the University of Birmingham