Technology. Partnership. Innovation.

Border Security Expo

Conference & Expo: March 26-27, 2019
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center | San Antonio, TX USA

Sharpshooter Classic & Demo Day: March 28, 2019
Bandera Gun Club | Bandera, TX USA


Produced by:

Clarion Events

Schedule At-a-Glance

Note: the event times below reflect the schedule as of January 11, 2019, based on the previous February event dates. Please check back as we finalize the schedule for March.

Monday, March 25

10:00am – 5:00pm Registration Open                                                                                                                   
1:15pm (Shotgun Start)   Border Patrol Foundation's 7th Annual Family Services Golf Tournament                                                 


Tuesday, March 26

7:30am – 5:00pm   Registration Open
8:30am – 9:15am Opening Keynote: Ronald D. Vitiello, Deputy Director, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Confirmed)
9:15am – 10:15am                     Plenary Panel: National Vetting Center: What is It? What isn't It? And How Will It Change the Way We Protect the Homeland?
10:15am – 10:45am Plenary Keynote: Admiral Karl L. Schultz, Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard (Invited)
11:00am  Exhibit Hall Ribbon Cutting & Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall
11:00am – 5:00pm Exhibit Hall Open         
12:30pm – 1:30pm Networking Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
1:30pm – 2:30pm Plenary Panel: Mass Migration and Unaccompanied Children: Financial and National Security Impacts
2:30pm – 3:00pm Plenary Keynote: John P. Sanders, Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Confirmed)
3:00pm – 4:00pm Plenary Panel: Border: Wall – Ports – System(s) – Technology – Infrastructure – Integration – Modernization
4:00pm – 5:00pm Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall
6:00pm – 9:00pm  Border Patrol Foundation's 4th Annual "Night at the Alamo"


Wednesday, March 27

7:30am – 4:00pm Registration Open                                                                                                                
8:30am – 9:30am                                                      Plenary Panel: Model Port: How Technology, Public Private Partnerships, and Innovation Will Continue to Change the Way Ports-of-Entry Operate                                                                                                   
9:30am – 10:30am                 Plenary Panel: Procurement: Keeping Industry Current in the Complex Area of Government Procurement and the Mission Needs of Border Operators  
10:00am – 4:00pm   Exhibit Hall Open  
10:45am – 11:15am Plenary Keynote: Carla L. Provost, Chief, U.S. Border Patrol (Invited)                                                                                                    
11:15am – 11:45am  Salute to Fallen Heroes Memorial Ceremony  
11:45am – 12:30pm Networking Lunch in the Exhibit Hall  
5:00pm – 8:00pm Border Patrol Foundation's Margaritaville Reception   


Thursday, March 28

9:00am – 11:00am          4th Annual Sharpshooter Classic, Presented by Border Patrol Foundation (separate registration required)
10:00am – 4:00pm  Demo Day | Bandera Gun Club                                                                                                   


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