2017 WCO TI Forum
The World Customs Organization and the Customs Administration of Japan are pleased to invite you to participate in the 6th WCO Technology & Innovation Forum, which will take place in Tokyo, Japan, from 31 October to 2 November 2017.

Are you interested in innovative technology solutions designed for the optimal flow, safety and security of global supply chains? Would you like to know more about the future of Customs enforcement? Are you curious to learn how supply chain visibility can be enhanced, and how Customs and businesses can benefit from improved transparency? If so, this is the place to be.

Participant Profile

Representatives from various governmental agencies, technology providers, research institutes, international organizations, consulting companies and other businesses who are interested in exchanging ideas and sharing insights on the latest developments, trends and technology innovations in border management and Customs enforcement.

Forum Objectives

  • Give a comprehensive overview of available technological solutions to assist daily border inspection activities;
  • Provide a platform for dialogue between the public and private sector to discuss technology developments as well as specific needs;
  • Promote best practices on the use of technologies and innovations;
  • Monitor disruptive technologies and their potential impact on border management and Customs enforcement.

Why Attend


  • Explore how new technologies and innovations will enable you to tackle challenges in the border environment;
  • Learn about how other agencies are using technologies to beef up their activities;
  • Understand which technologies matter and how you can prepare accordingly;
  • Share your specific needs and challenges with leading experts and solution providers.

Business Community:

  • Establish and reinforce your company’s position in the Customs market;
  • Position yourself as a leading and insightful expert;
  • Benefit from face-to-face contact with Customs experts and decision makers;
  • Update your market knowledge and learn about new developments in your sector from your fellow trade participants.