Technology. Partnership. Innovation.

Border Security Expo

Conference & Expo: March 11-12, 2020
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center | San Antonio, TX USA

Sharpshooter Classic & Demo Day: March 13, 2020
Bandera Gun Club | Bandera, TX USA


Produced by:

Clarion Events

Conference Agenda

Identify and address new and emerging border challenges and opportunities through technology, partnership, and innovation

At Border Security Expo, you can get big picture insights and critical details on the latest challenges and issues impacting border security in the U.S. and abroad. Led by industry experts and leaders in the field, you'll walk away with invaluable insights and solutions that you can start implementing immediately. *


1:15 PM
  1. Team up with friends, colleagues, and clients at the Border Patrol Foundation's 7th Annual Family Services Golf Tournament at The Quarry Golf Club. Tickets required.

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9:15 AM
  1. This session will focus on the National Vetting Center (NVC) and how it will complement the National Targeting Center (NTC). Experts from the NVC, NTC, as well as other members of the Intelligence Community will discuss why the NVC is critical to the Homeland and next steps. The NVC will be operational at the time of the Expo, enabling the audience and panels to discuss the implementation.
11:00 AM
11:30 AM
  1. Intelligent Edge Networking-Drive Improved Operational Effectiveness and Agent Safety in Austere Environments
1:30 PM
  1. This panel will be comprised of experts from ICE Homeland Security Investigations assigned to the U.S., Mexico, and Central America. The panel will discuss the financial impact on the U.S., Mexico, and Central American countries in addressing the issues related mass migration and unaccompanied children attempting to enter the U.S. The panel will discuss human trafficking, organized human smuggling organizations, and national security issues relating to mass migration and unaccompanied children. The panel will provide publicly releasable information relating to "The Caravan" that reached the U.S./Border in November 2018.
2:00 PM
  1. Leveraging Technology to Enhance Operations—From Calm to Crisis
4:00 PM
  1. 6,000 Miles: Why Every Border Patrol Agent Needs Access to Integrated Technological Solutions
  2. Join us for happy hour in the exhibit hall to celebrate the end of the first day of the show! Enjoy complimentary drinks as you network with your peers and colleagues and explore essential solutions at this can't-miss reception.

    Sponsored by: ASRC Federal

6:00 PM
  1. Make plans now to join Border Patrol Foundation for their 4th Annual "Night at the Alamo", held in conjunction with the Border Security Expo. This event will pay tribute to Border Patrol Agents who have gone above and beyond the call of duty, while also recognizing those who have continued to show great support to our men and women in green. Held at the Alamo, this annual event begins at 6:00pm following the first day of Border Security Expo. Tickets required.

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8:30 AM
  1. This panel will be comprised of experts from the federal/local governments and industry. It will highlight what will take place at the POE in Donna, Texas and why it is important to the country's national and economic security. Technology will play a key role in defining the Model Port. A representative from the City of Donna will explain why this investment is important to the local community. CBP Headquarters staff will address the Donation Assistance Program and why it is necessary to make the Model Port a reality.
10:00 AM
  1. This is a must-attend session for those who plan to compete for government contracts. Rules and regulations change frequently and new requirements are placed on industry. Industry must have a clear understanding of the mission needs of the border operators. Government and industry experts will discuss best practices and explain how to best leverage the many opportunities that support the daily mission of CBP and other agencies. Government panelists will include Senior Executives from CBP procurement and the new office of Operations Support.
11:45 AM
  1. Border Security Expo honors and recognizes law enforcement personnel, who have lost their lives in the line of duty. This ceremony, inaugurated at Border Security Expo 2012, continues to honor our fallen heroes each year at a special ceremony in the exhibit hall.  Open to all attendees and exhibitors.
12:30 PM
2:00 PM
  1. A Cost-Effective and Easily Deployable Intelligent Long-Distance Border Monitoring Solution
3:00 PM
  1. New Robo-Aggressor Providing High-intensity Training in Defensive Tactics, Dynamic Restraint, and K9 Take-Down

5:00 PM
  1. Join us at Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville, located along the San Antonio RiverWalk, for a night of networking and fun! This can't-miss event is open to all attendees and former and current Border Patrol families. Tickets required.

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9:00 AM
  1. Think you're a top shooter? Join us for the 4th Annual Sharpshooter Classic, presented by Border Patrol Foundation. Get ready to show off your skills with six fun and challenging stages, consisting of pistol, rifle, and shotgun rounds. Then, stick around for Demo Day where you can get up-close and hands-on with the latest fire range products from leading manufacturers, distributors, and retailers.

    Admission to Demo Day is free for all Border Security Expo attendees and exhibitors. You must have a Border Security Expo 2019 badge for entry. If you do not have a badge, you may register onsite (free for government; $100 for industry). A valid photo ID is required. Separate registration is required for the Sharpshooter Classic.

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* as of March 6, 2019; subject to change

Corporate Sponsor

  • Verizon



  • ARX
  • ASRC Federal
  • Axis Communications
  • CACI International
  • Elbit
  • ManTech
  • Motorola Solutions
  • Peraton
  • SAVA
  • Unisys
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