Day 1, Wednesday, 14 October 2015




ICAO Secretary General Opening Speech


Thomas Wuchte, Head on Anti-Terrorism Issues, Transnational Threats Department,  Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)




ICAO's Global Leadership on Traveller Identification Management

Moderator: Barry Kefauver


The ICAO TRIP Strategy: The Holistic Approach

Narjess Abdennebi, Chief, Facilitation Section, ICAO


ICAO Annex 9 - Facilitation: The Regulatory Basis of ICAO TRIP

Jitendra Thaker, Technical Officer, Facilitation, ICAO


ICAO Technical Advisory Group on Machine Readable Travel Documents (TAG/MRTD)

Gerdine Keijzer-Balde, Director, National Office for Identity Data, Ministry of Interior and Kingdom Relationss, the Netherlands, chairpoerson, ICAO/TAG/MRTD


Lunch Sponsor's presentation



Evidence of Identity

Moderator: Gerdine Keijzer-Balde


Identification Management Infrastructure: What is Evidence of Identity?

David Philp, General Manager, Identity and Passport Services Te Mata Uruwhenua, The Department of Internal Affairs Te Tari Taiwhenua, New Zealand


Foundation for Successful National Identity Management: Civil Registration

Steven Griner, Principal Specialist, Universal Civil Identity Program in the Americas, Department for Effective Public Management, Secretariat for Political Affairs, Organization of American States (OAS)


Building Capacity and Infrastructure of Civil Registries
Kathy Snijders Correa, Acting Department Head, Civil Registry, Ministry of General Affairs, St. Maarten



Machine Readable Travel Documents

Moderator: Dion Chamberlain


ICAO MRTD Specifications: New Seventh Edition, Doc 9303 – Machine Readable Travel Documents (12 Parts)
Tom Kinneging, Convenor of ISO/IEC JTC1 SC17 Working Group 3


ABC and Beyond: Trends in Travel Processes
Michael Lynch, Director, Passport Identity Section, Australian Passport Office, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade


LDS2 – Concept and Overview: Exploring Possibilities in Travel Border Clearance
Barry Kefauver, ICAO TAG/MRTD Expert, International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

Some Thoughts on Next Generation Travel Documents
Mike Holly, Senior Advisor for International Affairs of USA, Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport Services

Day 2, Thursday, 15 October 2015



ICAO Public Key Directory  – Introduction
Hermann Sterzinger, Chief Operating Officer, Veridos GmbH – Identity Solutions by Giesecke & Devrient and Bundesdruckerei


Guidelines for Procuring Machine Readable Travel Systems
Tony Dean, Senior Technical Consultant, DeLaRue, (Former U.K. Government Office)



Document Issuance and Control

Moderator: Mike Holly


Centralizing Critical PKI Infrastructures: Improving information Security
Benoit Poletti, INCERT GIE Director, Luxembourg


Spain’s New Identity Travel Documents
Juan Alvarez Gonzalez, Inspector, National Police Force;  Advisor, Passport and Identity Card issuing offices, Spain


Global Fraud Trends
Patrick Beer, Head of KILA, Federal Department of Justice and Police of Switzerland (FEDPOL), Division Identity Documents and Special Tasks


The eVisa Application System
Omer Numan Dogrukol, Head of Section, Directorate for Information Technologies, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Turkey


Reception Sponsor's Presentation


Day 3, Friday, 16 October 2015



Inspection Systems and Tools

Moderator: Jean Salomon


The ABC Rapid System
Luís Gouveia, National Deputy Director, Immigration and Border Services, Portugal


FRONTEX Perspective

Claudio Kavrecic, Head of Air Border Sector, Joint Operations Unit Operations Division, European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders (FRONTEX)


Border Controls: OSCE Perspective
Simon Deignan, Programme Manager, Transnational Threats Department Action against Terrorism Unit, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)


Public Key Directory: How to Make Best Use of PKD
Christiane DerMarkar, Public Key Directory Officer, ICAO



Interoperable Applications and Border Control

Moderator:  Jitendra Thaker


What are API and PNR and How are They Used
Robert Davidson, Head, Aviation Facilitation, International Air Transport Association (IATA)


Customs and Passenger Controls: WCO Tools in Relation to API/PNR
Stefan Aniszewski, Senior Technical Officer, Programme Manager Security, World Customs Organization (WCO)


Reading Biometric Travel Documents at the Border Properly: State of Play, Challenges and Good Practices / Inspecting Travel Documents and Making Use of the Information – 


Markus Nuppeney, Head of Section, Federal Office for Information Security, BSI, Germany


Border Controls at Airports
Antoine Rostworowski, Director, Facilitation and IT, Airports Council International (ACI)


UN Security Council Resolution 2178 (2014) on Foreign Terrorist Fighters and its Impact on API
Nikolaus Schultz, Legal Officer, Counter Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), United Nations


United Nations Security Council: Travel Ban on Al-Qaida and associates

Hans-Jacob Schindler, Acting Coordinator, the Monitoring Team of the United Nations Security Council, Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee


Lunch Sponsor's Presentation


Assistance and Capacity Buyilding and Experiences
Moderator: David Philp


Sub-Regional Workshop and Consultations on Capacity-Building in Travel Document Security: Colombia, 2013
Carlos Gomez, Project Engineer, Research and Development and Quality Department, Real Casa de la Moneda of Spain, NTWG Member


ICAO TRIP Communication Platform and Info TRIP

Serge Elgaly, Head Knowledge Management, ICAO

Fons Knopjes, Senior Research & Development Advisor Travel Documents, Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, Netherlands


ECOWAS: Recommendations of ECOWAS/ICAO 2013 Ministerial Meeting
Tony Luka Elumelu, Principal Program Officer, Free Movement and Immigration, ECOWAS


Global Aviation Training Programme:  Progress on the Development of a Passport Examination Training Course
Moustafa Hoummady, Global Aviation Training Manager, Global Aviation Training Office, ICAO



Delivered by Jim Marriott, Deputy Directory, Aviation Security Policy on Behlaf of Boubacar Djibo, Director, Air Transport Bureau, ICAO 

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