JHATech 2016 | Aligning the capabilities of technology with policy priorities in the areas of migration and internal security

27th October 2016, Swissôtel, Tornimäe 3, Tallinn, Estonia

08:30 – 09:00 Welcome Coffee and Registration
09:00 – 09:15 Introduction and Welcome
Krum Garkov, Executive Director of eu-LISA
09:15 – 11:00 SESSION 1 – Keynote addresses
09:15 – 09:30 Hanno Pevkur, Estonian Minister of the Interior
09:30 – 09:50 Sir Julian King, Commissioner for Security Union,
European Commission
09:50 – 10:20 Filip Pynckels, Director-General IT, Federal Ministry
of the Interior, Belgium
Presentation – Where does technology need to go to address policy needs
in the near to medium term?
10:20 – 10:50 Maive Rute, Deputy Director General for Joint Research Centre, European Commission
Presentation – Enabling Research and Innovation for a successful JHA policy
10:50 – 11:20 Coffee Break
11:20 – 13:00 SESSION 2 – Panel discussion
Tomorrow’s Tech Today: Technological Development as a Driving Force for Change in the Home Affairs Field
Moderator: Ciaran Carolan (eu-LISA)
Laurent Beslay, European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Piotr Malinowski, Frontex Situation Centre
Zsolt Szolnoki, Ministry of Interior, Hungary
13:00 – 14:30 Buffet lunch
14:30 – 16:00 SESSION 3 – Presentation and Panel Discussion
14:30 – 15.00 Richard Rinkens, Coordinator for Biometrics and Identity Management, DG Home Affairs, European Commission
Presentation – Stronger and Smarter Information Systems for Borders and Security
15:00 – 16:00 Enabling Interoperability to Enhance Cross-Border Cooperation amongst Law Enforcement Authorities
Moderator: Raluca Peica, eu-LISA

Olivier Burgersdijk, Europol
Richard Rinkens, European Commission, DG HOME
Jan Segerberg, Police Authority, Sweden
Thomas Sommerfeld, Interpol
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 17:30 Information Sharing in Border Control: One Stop Shop and Related Concepts
Moderator: Ciaran Carolan, eu-LISA
Aleksandrs Gromovs, JHA Counsellor, Latvia
Zahouani Saadaoui, European Commission, DG TAXUD
Frank Smith, ENLETS Mobile
Paul Sturm, Ministry of Security and Justice, The Netherlands
17:30 – 18:00 SESSION 4 – Conclusions and next steps
Closing remarks and conference summary by Krum Garkov, Executive Director of eu-LISA
19:30 – 22:30 Reception