Presentations

​Day 1 - Tuesday, 28 November

 

Opening Session

 

Welcome Speech

Mr. Nari Williams-Singh, Director General, Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JACC)

Opening Remarks

Mr. Melvin Cintron, ICAO Regional Director, North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACC) Office

Opening Speakers

Mr. Brian S. Quigley, Jr., Deputy Executive Secretary, Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE), Organization of American States (OAS)

Mrs. Jennifer Bramlette, Legal Officer, Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive (CTED)

 

Session 1 - ICAO's Global Leadership on Traveller Identification Management

Overview of the global regulatory framework, policy guidance, and status of implementation following the mandate endorsed by the 39th Session of the ICAO Assembly. Achieving the maximum security and facilitation benefits of travel documents, through a holistic and integrated approach to traveller identification management as articulated by the five elements of the ICAO TRIP Strategy, including the benefits of participation in the ICAO Public Key Directory (PKD) and the status of the 24 November 2015 deadline for the expiration of non-machine readable passports.

 

The ICAO TRIP Roadmap

Dr. Narjes Abdennebi, Chief, Facilitation Section, ICAO

ICAO Annex 9 – Facilitation, Amendment 26

Mr. Ricardo G. Delgado, Regional Officer, Aviation Security and Facilitation, ICAO NACC Regional Office

How to Make Best Use of the PKD

Mrs. Christiane DerMarkar, Public Key Directory (PKD) Officer, ICAO

Control of the Authenticity and Validity of Travel Documents at Air Borders

Mr. Hubert Gattet, Facilitation Expert, ICAO

 

Session 2 - National Air Transport Facilitation Programmes Implementation

The National Air Transport Facilitation Programme (NATFP) aim to address and harmonize the interests of all entities involved in facilitation, e.g. public authorities, aircraft operators, commercial air transport users and airports, etc., to promote the growth of a safe, reliable and viable air transport industry. States will share their experience in developing NATFP as well as the potential benefits it hopes to achieve.

 

Moderator: Mr. Ricardo G. Delgado, Regional Officer, Aviation Security and Facilitation, ICAO NACC Regional Office

National Air Transport Facilitation Program: Results of Implementation the Dominican Republic

Mr. Luis Ernest Camilo, President Civil Aviation, Dominican Republic

The National Air Transport Facilitation Programme – Barbados' Experience

Mrs. Tracey Forde-Bailey, Aviation Security Inspector, Civil Aviation Department, Barbados

 

Session 3 - Supporting Improved National Identity Management Practices

Credible evidence of identity, involving the tracing, linkage and verification of identity against breeder documents, is essential to ensuring robust traveller identification for security and border control purposes. Experts in this basic element of the traveller identification will share their works and experiences in ensuring a robust identity management process.

 

Moderator: Mr. Pablo Lampariello, Regional Officer, Aviation Security and Facilitation, ICAO South American Regional Office

Evidence of Identity – Taking Off

Mr. Sanjay Dharwadker, Member ISO SC17, International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and Implementation Capacity Building Working Group (ICBWG)

The Fundamentals of a Trusted Identity and Breeder Documents in the Caribbean

Mrs. Mia Harbitz, independent consultant, identity management

The Register General’s Department’s (RGD’s) role in Identity and Border Control

Mrs. Deirdre English Gosse, CEO, Registrar General & Deputy Keeper of the Records, Jamaica

 

Day 2 - Wednesday, 29 November

 

Session 4 - ICAO MRTD Standards and Specifications

Current and emerging ICAO MRTD Standards, Recommended Practices and specifications for passports, visas and identity cards, traveller identification management and security measures. Sharing of best practices designed to minimize document fraud and benefits provided by ICAO-compliant MRTDs and eMRTDs for border integrity.

 

Moderator: Mr. Sanjay Dharwadker, Member ISO SC17, International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and Implementation Capacity Building Working Group (ICBWG)

Security Features in Travel Documents to Prevent Fraud

Mrs. Amy Johnson-Lynch, Director Passport Service, Passport Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA), Jamaica

ePassport Validation: a Practical Experience

Mr. R. Rajeshkumar, Expert, International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

• Document Security Features: Counterfeit Detection e-Learning

Mr. Joel Zlotnick, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State, United States of America

 

Session 5 - Document Issuance and Control

Processes and protocols for document issuance by appropriate authorities to authorized holders, and controls to prevent fraud (theft, tampering and loss).

 

Moderator: Mr. Pablo Lampariello, Regional Officer, Aviation Security and Facilitation, ICAO South American Regional Office

On-line Passport Application, Rules and Process

Mr. David Chadwick, Director Passport Standards & Biometrics Section, Australian Passport Office, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Antigua and Barbuda Experience in e-Visa

Mr. John-D. Mendes, Senior Immigration Officer, Officer-in-Charge, eVisa Unit

Department of Immigration, Antigua & Barbuda

The Latest Trends in Fraudulent Documents and Methods

Mr. Anthony McLaughlin, Superintendent of Police, Counter Terrorism and Organised Crime Investigation Operations, Jamaica Constabulary Force

 

Session 6 - Advance Passenger Information & Data Sharing Platform

Border management must deal with the increased flow of passengers and ensure security by identifying each individual as soon as possible in the process. Experts from different regions of the world share their

experience and good practices.

 

Moderator: Mr. Ricardo G. Delgado, Regional Officer, Aviation Security and Facilitation, ICAO NACC Regional Office

Region's Advance Passenger Information Programme

Mr. Rufus Ferdinand, Deputy Chief of Operations – Border Security, Joint Regional Communications Centre (JRCC), CARICOM IMPACS

Airport Communication Project (AIRCOP)

Ms. Bo Shakira Harris, United Nations Organization on Drug and Crime (UNODC)

Enhancing Aviation Security through Identity Management

Mr. Alejandro Restrepo, Manager, Security and Facilitation, The Americas, International Air Transport Association (IATA)

 

Session 7 - Border Control: Inspection Systems and Tools

A key element in strengthening aviation security is to ensure that border inspection systems provide timely, secure and reliable links between travel documents, travellers and security information held in government databases. Expert will provide examples regarding these important element which aims to expedite the movement of legitimate travellers while identifying high-risk individuals.

 

Moderator: Mr. Ross Greenwood, Expert, Border Control Technology, Former Public Key Directory Chairperson

INTERPOL Commitment on Developing Interoperable Border Solutions

Mrs. Maria Tibulca, INTERPOL Point of Contact for ICAO, International Police Organization (INTERPOL)

• Canada Border Service Agency

Mrs. Lynne Murray, Liaison Officer, High Commission of Canada to Jamaica

 

Day 3 - Thursday, 30 November

 

Session 8 - Border Control Management: Systems, Tools and Arrangements

 

Moderator: Mr. Florian Forster, Head, Immigration and Border Management (IBM), International Organization for Migration (IOM)

The ICAO TRIP Guide on Border Control Management

Mr. Ross Greenwood, Expert, Border Control Technology

Border Management Information Systems (BMIS) including Migration Information and Data Analysis System (MIDAS)

Mr. Cy Winter, Technical Cooperation and Border Management Specialist for the Americas, International Organization for Migration (IOM)

OECS Efforts to harmonize border management among Member States

Mr. Clarence Henry, Programme Officer, Regional Integration, Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission

 

Session 9 - Border Control Management: Technology

 

Moderator: Mr. R. Michael Holly, Senior Advisor for International Affairs, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport Services, U.S. Department of State.

eTA – Overview of the Electronic Travel Authorization Requirement

Mr. Justin Ikura, Deputy Director, Passport Program Policy, Admissibility, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Public Key Infrastructure: the basis for taking advantage of the full benefit of eMRTDs

Mr. R. Rajeshkumar, Expert, International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

Overview of Next Generation ePassport Technology

Mr. Benoît Poletti, Director, INSERT GIE

Digital Borders: Enhancing Security in Travel

Mrs. Lauren Uppink Calderwood, Lead, Safe and Secure Mobility, World Economic Forum LLC

 

Closing Remarks by Dr. Narjes Abdennebi, Chief, Facilitation Section, ICAO

 

 

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