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IBMATA are pleased to announce our annual Border Management & Technologies Summit Europe conference and exhibition which will take place in London on the 11th-13th July 2022.

This international event will bring together leading government officials to discuss the latest developments being made to the region's borders.

If you are interested in speaking, sponsoring or exhibiting at the event please contact

Please note, registration for the workshop closes 24th June. Your delegate ticket to the conference on 12/13th July does not give entrance to the workshop, this must be registered for directly with the Home Office and is one representative per organisation. Please email for more information on how to register.

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Kevin Foster MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Future Borders and Immigration)The Rt Hon Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, Minister for Brexit Opportunities and Government Efficiency of the United Kingdom
  • Steve Armitage, Head of Technology Design and Innovation, Heathrow Airport
  • David Barofka, Regional Director, UK Border Force, Heathrow
  • Oliver St John, Deputy Director – Border Strategy, Governance and Innovation, Cabinet Office, UK
  • Simon Bond, Director of Transformation, Migration and Borders
  • Gareth Williams, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Eurostar
  • Clarence Yeo, Senior Advisor (Special Duties), Ministry of Home Affairs, Singapore
  • Tony Smith, Chairman, International Border Management and Technologies Association (IBMATA)
  • Guido Brockmann, Head of Product Management, eu-LISA
  • Egert Belitsev, Deputy Director General for Border Management, Estonia Border Guards
  • Iliuta Cumpanasu, Deputy Head for the Implementation of the Integrated Border Management Strategies, Border Police, Romania
  • Captain Marcel Veul, Head, Targeting Center Borders, National Tactical Command, Royal Netherlands Marechaussee
  • Simon Watkin, Head of Border Data Policy, Border Security and Identity Unit, UK Home Office
  • Darren Hart, Deputy Director, Data and Detection Systems Strategy, UK Border Force
  • Samedin Mehmeti, General Director, Kosovo Police Force
  • Colonel Ragip Bunjaku, Director, Kosovo Border Police
  • Jean-Francois Lennon, Vice President of Strategic Sales and Global Partnerships, Vision-Box

  • Max Hacon, HMRC
  • Lars Karlsson, Chairman of Advisory Board, International Border Management and Technologies Association (IBMATA) and Global Head of Trade and Customs Consulting A.P. Møller-Mærsk 
  • Jon Payne, Director Business Development, Identity Verification, Entrust
  • Dave Harmon, Director, Business Development, Gatekeeper Intelligent Security
  • Melissa Odegaard, Director Marketing, S2 Global
  • Donato Colucci, Head, Border and Identity Solutions (BIS) Unit, International Organisation for Migration (IOM)
  • John Drever, Technical Director for Future Borders, Atkins
  • Frank Heijmann, Head of Trade Relations, Dutch Customs
  • Andy Smith, Director, Government and Industry Relations, SITA
  • Cor de Jong, Vice Chair, ICAO PKD
  • Tom Staley, Lead Digital Identity Consultant, Sopra Steria
  • Ben Brown, Lead Borders Consultant, Sopra Steria
  • Richard Ballantyne, Chief Executive, British Ports Association
  • Nolan Gray, Tees Valley Combined Authority
  • Ian Hampton, Stenaline
  • Shenali Jashani, Senior Business Consultant – Customs and International Trade, Fujitsu
  • Shanker Singham, CEO, Competere
  • Kevin Shakespeare, Director of Strategic Projects and International Development, Institute of Export and International Trade
  • Istvan Ordog, Senior Asylum Processes Officer, European Union Agency for Asylum (EUAA)
  • Mark Johnson, National Customs and Trade Control Director, Kuehne + Nagel


Millennium Gloucester Hotel
4-18 Harrington Gardens
London, SW7 4LH

London, United Kingdom

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