Border Security

Venue: Sheraton Sofia Hotel Balkan

Location: Sofia, Bulgaria

Event Date/Time: Feb 22, 2012 End Date/Time: Feb 23, 2012
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SMi proudly presents its 5th annual Border Security conference. Following on from the success of last year's event, Border Security 2012 will be hosted in Sofia, Bulgaria for the second time. This must-attend event will provide a timely appraisal of Border Security concerns in Eastern Europe and around the world and will allow delegates to network with key industry players.

Industry-leading presentations from:
• Brigadier General Marek Adamczyk, Liaison Officer, Polish Border Police
• General Commissioner Zaharin Penov, Director, Chief Directorate Border Police, Bulgaria
• Nenad Banovic, Chief of Border Police, Serbian Border Police
• Cristina Cica, Head of Unit Management of Telecommunications & IT Systems, Romanian Border Police
• Adriano Baptista, Head of Operations Division, EU Satellite Centre
• Petia Karayaneva, Protection Officer, UNHCR
• Roberto Mugavero, President, Osdife - Observatory on Security and CBRNe Defence
• Margreet Lommerts, Manager Security & Cargo, Association of European Airlines

To view our conference programme and full speaker line-up, please visit

Key reasons to attend:
• Hear keynote presentations from regional Border Police
• Analyse and contrast border patrol strategies from around the globe
• Learn how to apply case study evidence to your Border Security strategy
• Develop your understanding of application of new technologies
• Debate hot topics such as EU and Schengen Area border control strategy
• Explore counter smuggling and cargo security strategies
• Investigate border security at international transportation hubs
• Network with key industry speakers

PLUS – Don’t miss our pre-conference workshop:
Border Security & DocEx: Controlling the Manipulation of Personal Identity
28th February 2012, Sheraton Sofia Hotel Balkan, Sofia
Led by: Jerry Hart, Global Security Risk Analyst, SGS
Gareth Evans, Advisor, UK Police Service

Alternatively, contact Shilan Chandi: +44 (0)20 7827 6738 /

SMi Group offers direct access to key decision makers in this sector through tailored sponsorship and exhibitor packages
For details contact Fiona Punter: +44 (0) 20 7827 6098 /