Border Security in the New Decade
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.
Below is the 2020 conference agenda. Please check back in the fall for updated keynotes and plenary sessions. Keynotes, plenary panels, and luncheons are open to conference attendees only.
Jump to: Wednesday, March 11 | Thursday, March 12 | Friday, March 13
Wednesday, March 11
Thursday, March 12
|7:30 am – 3:00 pm||Registration Open|
|8:30 am – 9:30 am||
Plenary Keynote Panel:
|9:30 am – 10:45 am||
Plenary Panel: Procurement Panel
What is new in the area of procurement? What does industry need to do to be more competitive? What are the common mistakes?
|10:00 am – 4:00 pm||Exhibit Hall Open|
|10:45 am – 11:30 am||
Plenary Panel: Biometrics
Biometrics has changed the way processing is done for border security. From the use of fingerprints to verify apprehensions against IDENT and CJIS to the latest use of facial recognition to process travelers through the ports, biometrics have improved identification and expedited the flow. The panel will explore current uses of biometrics, challenges, and what is in store for the future. How are biometrics changing the workflow? What collaboration is occurring with industry and the private sector (air, rail, cruise lines, etc.)?
|11:30 am – 12:00 pm||
Honoring the Memory Ceremony
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 – 1:30 pm||Networking Luncheon in the Exhibit Hall|
Friday, March 13
|9:00 am – 4:00 pm||
5th Annual Sharpshooter Classic & Demo Day
Don’t forget to stick around on Friday for the 5th Annual Sharpshooter Classic & Demo Day, benefitting the Border Patrol Foundation. This is your chance to get up-close and hands-on with the latest fire range products and technologies from leading manufacturers and show off your skills with fun and challenging stages, consisting of pistol, rifle, and shotgun rounds. Admission to Demo Day is free for all Border Security Expo attendees and exhibitors. You must have a Border Security Expo 2020 badge for entry to the event.
Agenda as of 3/2/20; subject to change