2017 WCO TI Forum

Monday, 30 October

16.00-18.00

 

Registration

19.00-21.00

 

Welcome receptionLetterhead_Lockup_Logo sponsored by

 

 

 

Day 1: Tuesday, 31 October 2017

08.30 – 09.30

Arrival of the participants and registration

09.30 – 10.20

Opening addresses


1.    Mr Kunio Mikuriya, Secretary General, WCO

2.    Ministry of Finance, Japan

 

10.20 – 10.50

Keynote address

 

Digital Transformation: Smarter Border, Better Outcomes

 

Mr Tim Norton, Global Markets Head, Ports and Borders, Smiths Detection

10.50 – 11.30

Coffee and networking break sponsored by

11.30 - 13.00

High-level round-table 1: Disruptive technologies: a view from the border


Discussion lead: Mr Tim Norton, Global Markets Head, Ports and Borders, Smiths Detection

1. Mr Kunio Mikuriya, Secretary General, WCO

2. Mr Huyk Lee, Coordinator, Integrated Border Management Task Force,

    INTERPOL

3.  Mr James Canham, Managing Director, Border Services, Accenture

4.  Mr Bernard Lim, International Relations and Security, Ministry of Transport, Singapore

 

13.00 – 14.30

Buffet lunch and networking break

sponsored by

14.30 – 16.00

High-level round-table 2: Machines and trust

 

Discussion lead: Mr Christian Leuprecht, Flinders University of South Australia, Royal Military College of Canada, and Borders in Globalization research network

1.  Mr. Dicksons Collins Kateshumbwa, Commissioner of Customs, Uganda Revenue Authority

2.  Mr Gino Lechasseur, Acting Vice President, Information, Science and Technology, Canada Border Services Agency

3.  Ms Melissa Odegaard, Global Marketing Director, S2 Global

 

 

16.00 – 16.30

Coffee and networking break in the exhibition area                    

16.30 – 18:00

Session 1: New technologies – new opportunities?

 

Moderator: Mr Hal Grodzins, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Heuresis Corporation

1.    Mr. Shigetoshi Aoyama, Deputy Director General, Central Customs Laboratory, Japan

2.    Leveraging SMART Technologies to Build Efficient Customs Inspection

       Management, Mr. Yonggang Wang, Assistant President, Nuctech

3.    Doing More with Less: Fighting Revenue Fraud Through Mirror Analysis.

     Experience of Malawi Customs, Mr Frank Kalizinje, Business Intelligence

     Analyst/Researcher, Malawi Revenue Authority

20:00 – 22:00

Dinner sponsored by

 

 


Day 2: Wednesday, 1 November

08:00-09:00

Registration

09.00-09.30

Keynote address

 

 

The Future Oriented Customs Agency

 

Mr Paul Simpson, Vice President and General Manager, Port and Border Solutions, L3 Security and Detection Systems

09.30-11.00

Session 2: The other side of data analytics

 

Moderator: Ms Charity L Mosweu, Director, Information Technology, Botswana Unified Revenue Service

1.    Seamless Borders, Superintendent

Dean Hogarth, Consul (Hong Kong), Australian Border Force

see presentation

2.    Artificial Intelligence – the New Era of Data Analytics, Mr Kaz Nishihata,

       Representative Director and Senior Executive Vice President, NTT Data   

       Corporation

3.    Data Analytics at the Border - Using Global Data to Minimise Fraud, Detect Risks Associated with Sanctions and Ensure Global Trade Security, Ms Qing Liu, Head of Government Solutions, APAC, Bureau Van Dijk, a Moody’s Analytics company  

 

 

11.00 11.30

 

 

 

Coffee and networking break sponsored by

 

 

11.30 – 13.00

Session 3: The future of air and land capabilities

 

Moderator: Dato Dr Ahmad Jailani, Deputy Director General, Royal Malaysian Customs

1.    Addressing Emerging Security Threats Through a Holistic Enforcement Vision: a Case of Tunisian Customs, Mr Adel Ben Hassen, Director General, Tunisian Customs

2.    Traceability of Goods & Supply Chain Control,

Mr Philippe Chatelain, CEO, INEXTO see presentation

3.    The Evolution of Non-Intrusive-Inspection Procurement, Mr Joris Groeneveld, Senior Advisor, X-ray Scanning and Radiation Detection, Dutch Customs   see presentation

 

13.00 – 14.00

 

Buffet lunch and networking break

sponsored by


 

Break-Out Session 1

Break-Out Session 2

Break-Out Session 3

 

Pegasus

Sirius 1

Sirius 2

14.00-14.30

Advancing Outcomes Using Machine Learning,

 

Mr Andrei Avramescu, Big Data Architect, Hitachi Consulting

Artificial Intelligence and Cloud : Taking Trade and Logistics to

a New Stage,

Mr Takayuki Kida, Manager, Sales Group2, Public Division 2, Public Sector 1, NTT Data Corporation

Perspectives on Blockchain,

Mr Alexander de Voet, Manager, Border Services, and Ms Jorien Kerstens, Manager, Accenture

see presentation

14.30-15.00

Expanded Contraband and Threat Identification Using 1064nm Handheld Raman,

 

Mr Bree Allen, President, Rigaku Analytical Devices, Inc.

 

 

Data Analytics at the Border: The Importance of Cross-Border Data to Global Security,

Ms Qing Liu, Head of Government Solutions, APAC, Bureau Van Dijk, a Moody’s Analytics company

 

Commodity Detection with X-ray Integrated Radiation Portal Monitors,

Dr Geraint Dermody, Business Development Director, Symetrica

 

15.00-15.30

CV 2™ and the Technology Driven Customs Organization,

Mr. Mathieu Guillebaud

CV2 Product Line Director,

L3 Security & Detection Systems

Countering the threat: New capability to detect hazardous materials and narcotics (e.g. Fentanyl)

 

Mr Stephen Wood, Vice President, Cobalt Light Systems

 

Working Hand-in-Hand to Tackle Illicit Trade,

 

Mr Philippe Chatelain, CEO, INEXTO

 

15.30-16.00

Coffee and networking break sponsored by

16.00-16.30

One Small Step for AI,

Ms Weizhen Wang, Engineer, General Design Department, Nuctech

Shipping Container Inspection Safety Technology,

Mr Wil Grullemans, General Manager, Nordiko Quarantine Systems Pty Ltd.

 

 

Smartscan 3D™ for Automated Material Identification in Shipping Containers,

Mr. Cody Wilson, Director of Research and Development, Passport Systems Inc.

16.30-17.00

Solving Customs’ Security Challenges with the Latest Advancements In NII Detection Technology

and Inspection Logistics,

Mr Joe Reiss, Vice President, Product Management & Marketing, Rapiscan Systems | AS&E

Handheld Backscatter X-Ray Imager,

 

Mr Hal Grodzins, Chairman, President & CEO, Heuresis Corporation

 

Geo-Spatial Technologies for Customs: From Information to Informed Actions,

 

Mr Daan Van Setten, Managing Director, GE-Data

17.00-17.30

Customs Enforcement,

 

Mr Takamasa Murayama,

Section Chief, Enforcement Division, Customs and Tariff Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Japan

 

The Future Format of NII Images,

 

Mr Joris Groeneveld, Senior Advisor, X-ray Scanning and Radiation Detection, Dutch Customs

see presentation

Borders in Globalization: An Overview,

 

Mr Christian Leuprecht, Flinders University of South Australia, Royal Military College of Canada, and Borders in Globalization research network

 

20.00-22.00

Dinner sponsored by


Day 3: Thursday, 2 November

08:30-09:30

Registration

 

09.30 – 10.00

 

Keynote address

 

Managing Fragile Borders Through Collaborative Use of Technology: Perspectives from Lake Chad Region

 

Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali, Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs

10:00-11:30

Session 4: Borders by numbers and maps: how to go beyond the ‘point of entry’?

 

Moderator: Mr Andrew Farrelly, Co-founder, CT-Strategies

1.    GIS Platform for Border Protection, Mr Shigeo ‘George’ Suzuki, Director, Business Development Group, Esri Japan

2.    Geo-Spatial Technologies: Pragmatic Solutions and Examples in Tunisia, Algeria and Iraq, Mr Laurent Layrol, Business Development Manager, GE-Data

3.    Insurgency and Borders: What Can and Could We Learn From Geodata? Mr Thomas Cantens, Head, Research Unit, WCO

 

11.30 – 12.00

Coffee break sponsored by                                                             

12.00 12.30

 

Concluding remarks. Official closing of the Forum

 

Mr Leigh Winchell, Deputy Director, Enforcement and Compliance, WCO, and Forum Chair

12.30 – 13.00

Take away lunch and networking break

sponsored by

13.00 – 18.00

Specialised visits