Presentations

Making Air Travel More Secure and Efficient

TOWARDS BETTER TRAVELLER IDENTIFICATION MANAGEMENT FOR ENHANCED BORDER CONTROL INTEGRITY

 

(ICAO, Headquarters, Montreal, 24-26 October 2017) 


Pre-Symposium Events Day - Monday, 23 October

 

Public Key Directory (PKD) Workshop

As many border control officials are now exploring solutions for implementing ePassport validation at border control, the PKD Workshop will aim to provide more information on effectively running and implementing a national PKD system and ePassport validation. Presentations and discussions will highlight the role and value of the ICAO PKD, the benefits and deployment options for ePassport validation, and the advantages of ePassport validation in Automated Border Controls.

 

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

Mr. Florian Holeczek, Senior Project Manager Service & Maintenance, Veridos GmbH-Identity Solutions by Giesecke & Devrient and Bundesdruckerei: ICAO PKD-NPKD and Masterlist

Mr. Arnaldo Cremisini, Senior PKI Officer, Federal Department of Justice and Police (FDJP), Federal Office of Police, Switzerland: PKI/PKD Requirements, Challenges & Opportunities

Mr. Jeen de Swart, Senior Information Architect, Judicial Information Service, Ministry of Security and Justice of Netherlands: A National Public Key Directory, The Dutch Solution

Mr. Clement Gorlt, Senior Security and Operations Officer, INCERT GIE, Luxembourg: the Epassport validation roadmap interactive tool

Mr. Simon Deignan, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)'s Travel Document Security Programme: The Challenge that States may encounter while preparing for joining the PKD

 

 

Day 1 - Tuesday, 24 October

 

OPENING SESSION

ICAO will be joined by senior officials from related organizations to provide high-level perspectives on the opportunity that improved traveller identification presents to strengthen aviation security and travel facilitation.

 

Opening Address:

Dr. Fang Liu, Secretary General, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

Keynote Speakers:

Mr. Dennis Cosgrove, Head of Border Security and Management, Transnational Threats Department, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

Mr. Pierre Lapaque, Regional Representative for West and Central Africa, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

Mr. Francis Deschrijvere, Local Security Officer, Directorate-General for Human Resource and Security, European Commission

Welcoming Remarks:

Mr. Boubacar Djibo, Director, Air Transport Bureau, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

 

SESSION 1 / SETTING THE SCENE

Representatives from international organizations most closely involved with security and facilitation will provide updates on their initiatives and projects.

 

Introduction: Mr. Sylvain Lefoyer, Deputy Director, Aviation Security and Facilitation, Air Transport Bureau, ICAO

Ms. Anne-Maria Seesmaa, Associate Legal Officer, Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED), United Nations Security Council

Mr. Mike Comber, Director Member and External Relations ICAO, International Air Transport Association (IATA)

Ms. Nina Brooks, Head Security, Airport Council International (ACI) World

Mrs. Rochelle Turner, Research Director, World Travel & Tourism Council

 

SESSION 2 / ROADMAP FOR TRIP IMPLEMENTATION BY MEMBER STATES

The roadmap aims to serve as guidance for Member States in their implementation effort. In implementing the roadmap, in the first instance, Member States will continue focusing on implementing the standards and recommended practices (SARPs) in Annex 9 Facilitation and the related international specifications for machine readable travel documents contained in ICAO Doc 9303, Machine Readable Travel Documents.

 

Moderator: Dr. Narjes Abdennebi, Chief, Facilitation Section, ICAO

Dr. Narjes Abdennebi, Chief, Facilitation Section, ICAO: ICAO TRIP Roadmap

Mr. Juan Lamosa, Chief, Aviation Security Audit Section, ICAO: Annex 9 Security-related-Standards under ICAO USAP Audits

Mr. Luis Ernest Camilo, President of Civil Aviation Board, Dominican Republic: State Experience of National Air Transport Facilitation Programme

Mrs. Christiane DerMarkar, Public Key Directory (PKD) Officer, ICAO: State of Progress

 

 

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. Joseph Atick, Executive Chairman, ID4Africa & Identity Counsel

Mrs. Rhodia Maas, National Office for Identity Data, Netherlands: Innovation in the Identity Domain: is ICAO's TRIP prepared for innovations?

Mr. Simon Deignan, Programme Manager, Travel Document Security, Transnational Threats Department / Action against Terrorism Unit, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) & Mr. Zoran Dokovic, Migration / Freedom of Movement Adviser, Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), OSCE: Compendium on Good Practices in Identity Management

Mr. Flavio Ramon Brocca, Director General de IT, Registro Nacional de las Personas, Argentina: Red Federal de Registros Civiles

Mr. Enrique Taborda Álvarez, Principal Commissioner, Spanish National Police Force and Mr. Valentín Ramírez Prieto, Project Manager, FNMT- Spanish Royal Mint: The Spanish eID document, both a national identification and a compliant travel one

 

Day 2 - Wednesday, 25 October 2017

 

SOLUTIONS-ORIENTED WORKSHOP

Mr. Guillermo Iovino, Head of Project Development Unit, Technical Cooperation Bureau (TCB), ICAO: TCB assistance in ICAO TRIP strategy implementation

 

SESSION 4 / ICAO MRTD STANDARDS AND SPECIFICATIONS: HOW ICAO TRIP STRATEGY COULD HELP COMBAT LATEST TRENDS IN FRAUDULENT DOCUMENTS

Fraudulent activities present a serious challenge to ensuring effective and reliable traveller identification management. Technical experts will offer their recent operational experience to highlight current challenges and possible solutions relating to the different types of fraud related to travel documents, as well as involving application and issuance process.

 

Moderator: Mr. Joel Zlotnick, Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Mr. Dastan Dogoev, Chairman, Kyrgyz Republic Registration Service: The Kyrgyz Republic on the road to the secure international travel document management

Mr. David Sterland, Technical Officer, ICAO Traveller Identification Programme & Mr. Nelson Goncalves, IOM African Capacity Building Centre: A Partnership for Implementation

Mr. Szabolcs Horvath, FRONTEX Joint Operations Unit, Air Border Sector: Document fraud trends at the EU air border crossing points

Mr. André Ten Caat, Documents Expert, Royal Netherlands Marechaussee: Document fraud

 

SESSION 5 / ADVANCE PASSENGER INFORMATION

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. David Philp, Acting Deputy Chief Executive, Service Delivery and Operations Branch, Department of Internal Affairs, New-Zealand

Mr. Joe Franzi, 1st Assistant Secretary, Identity and Biometrics Division, Australia: Australian Advanced Passenger Processing (APP)

Mrs. Celine Canu, Head Facilitation, International Air Transport Association (IATA): Identity management to enhance aviation security

Mr. Rufus Ferdinand, Deputy Chief of Operations, Border Security, CARICOM IMPACS: Region's Advance Passenger Information Programme

Mr. Ali Talib Al-athbi, Civil Aviation Authority, Facilitation Unit: Qatar Challenge in API Transmitting

 

Day 3 - Thursday, 26 October 2017

 

SESSION 6 / 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, former Public Key Directory Chairperson

Mr. Giovanni Munglioli & Mr. Michele Sibio, Italian Customs Agency: Border Control Management

Mr. Fabrizio Di Carlo, INTERPOL Database Manager: Interpol Commitment on Developing Interoperable Border Solutions

Dr. Enrique Belda Esplugues, Deputy Director General, Information and Communication Systems for Security, Spain: Project Smart Borders in Spain

Mr. Tom van der Hor, FRONTEX Research and Development Unit: Harmonization of the EU border control capacities: Products and Activities

 

SESSION 7/ BORDER CONTROL MANAGEMENT AND FUTURE IN TRAVEL

Successful implementation of the ICAO TRIP Strategy is essential to helping Sates develop and maintain robust traveller identification management. This also enhances facilitation, which in turn supports wider economic development objectives. The rapid place and diversity of innovation is producing new possibilities for the way in which traveller identification can be managed. Experts will give their views on current and future initiatives and challenges.

 

Moderator: Mr. Vijay Poonoosamy, Vice President, International and Public Affairs, Etihad Airways

Mrs. Lauren Kim Uppink, Project Lead, Safe and Secure Mobility, World Economic Forum: Future of Security in Travel

Mr. Gerald Vingal, Head of Aruba Immigration Service: The HAPPY FLOW and Border Controls

Mr. Ross Greenwood, Expert, former Public Key Directory Chairperson: The ICAO TRIP Guide on Border Control Management

Mr. Michael Hardin, Director of Policy and Planning, Entry/exit Transformation Office, U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Biometric Exit Programme

 

CLOSING REMARKS

Mr. Sylvain Lefoyer, Deputy Director, Aviation Security and Facilitation, Air Transport Bureau, ICAO

 

Advance Passenger Information (API) Workshop

As border management must deal with the increased flow of passengers and ensure security by identifying each individual as soon as possible, the API Workshop will aim to provide more information to support States in establishing national API systems in accordance with the Standards and Recommended Practises (SARPs) in Annex 9 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation. Data capture and transmission, interactive system to exchange (iAPI) but also internal stakeholders collaboration will be highlighted in the presentations and discussions.

 

Mr. Jitendra Thaker, Technical Officer, Facilitation section, Air Transport Bureau, ICAO: ICAO's role, global framework

Ms. Anne-Maria Seesmaa, Associate Legal Officer, Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED), United Nations Security Council: The United Nations Counter-terrorism resolutions

Mrs. Celine Canu, Head Facilitation, International Air Transport Association (IATA): IATA perspective

Mr. Fabrizio Di Carlo, INTERPOL Database Manager: The link API/ INTERPOL

Ms. Diantha Raadgers, Senior Policy Advisor, Unit Aviation Security and Facilitation, Ministry of Infrastructure and the Evnvironment: API Experiences from a State's Perspective

Mr. Simon Deignan, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)'s Travel Document Security Programme: OSCE overview of the use of API

 

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