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December 05 - 07, 2018|San Antonio, Texas

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Border Management Summit 2018 Onsite Agenda

The Border Management Summit 2018, being held December 5-6 in San Antonio, TX, will create a forum for military, state, local, federal law enforcement officials as well as industry leaders, as they tackle our nation’s most difficult challenges of finding workable solutions to border protection ch ...

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Past Attendee Snapshot

Find out who attended the last iteration of Border Management to get a preview of who you can expect to meet and learn from this December in Texas.

Convince Your Boss

Present your boss with this customizable letter detailing the reasons why you should attend the upcoming Border Management Summit this December in Texas and you'll be sure to receive permission to join us.

Registration Form

Registration for the Border Management Summit 2018 is easier than ever. Just download this registration form and send it to with the subject line Border Management Registration.

Exclusive Content

The Top Six Priorities for Border Security in 2019

As border-related spending for FY 2019 is up in the air until December 7th, we took a look at the six original investments included in the Department of Homeland Security's Budget request. We then spoke with Nelson Balido, subject matter expert and Chairman of the Border Management Summit, to hear...

A Look at the Innovative Technologies Securing the Border

We took a look at the latest technologies being utilized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to secure and manage the border. In FY 2018, CBP allocated $2.28 billion in funding towards their Procurement, Construction, and Improvements (PCI) account. Included within the PCI account was an itemized list of...

Recent Biometric Developments in US Border Security

Just in the past few months, the Department of Homeland Security has implemented several new biometric initiatives by the border. Download this article to learn about the latest technological developments taking place in US border security.

FY19 Department of Homeland Security Budget

This infographic highlights key components of the FY2019 Budget request of $47.5 billion in net discretionary budget authority for DHS, which is a $3.4 billion increase from 2018.

Three Reasons Why Investment in Smarter Borders is Critical

The challenges facing today’s border agencies and international organizations are acute and becoming ever more demanding. Read this article to find out the three major reasons why border investment is critical.

The Future of Border Management

The challenge of unprecedented demographic trends, irregular migration patterns, geopolitical complexity and the heightened terror threat have made border control and security one of the polemic issues of our time. The implementation of "smart" border systems with ever evolving technological sophistication is seen as the key to establishing a safer...

Smarter Borders - The Swiss Story

Switzerland, mountainous, affluent, landlocked, bordered by four nations and a signatory of the “Schengen Area”,  showcases the 21st century borders challenge in microcosm. We spoke to two professionals from the Swiss Border Guard and national air carrier, SWISS, about their challenges and emerging solutions in a smarter borders context.   

Maritime Border Security: Tackling Terrorism Through Collaboration

Defence IQ sat down with Rear Admiral Patrick Augier, France’s Deputy Secretary General for the Sea to discuss his thoughts on French maritime border control priorities and terrorism prevention strategies at sea.

Past Presentation Packet

In preparation for the 2018 Border Management Summit, we wanted to exclusively share these past presentations with you. Below you will find expert content on: SAP Border ProtectionAchieving Global Maritime Security & Sea Control: Expanding the Role of the US Coast Guard DSFEnhancing Border Security Through Innovation & Emerging TechnologyInfrastructure...


SAP Border Protection

With the increasing mobility of persons and goods, border authorities need to address the challenge of ensuring the right balance between open, but at the same time secured and controlled borders. SAP Border Protection offers tools and instruments that improve risk management capabilities, inspection, investigation and enforcement techniques that are...

Achieving Global Maritime Security & Sea Control: Expanding the Role of the US Coast Guard DSF

In this presentation, Lawrence Hajek, President & CEO of Bellator Solution Group, discusses the expanding role of the US Coast Guard DSG to achieve a higher level of global maritime security and sea control.

Enhancing Border Security Through Innovation & Emerging Technology

In this presentation, Wolf Tombe, Chief Technology Officer for the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), discusses the scope of CBP, evolving threats, and achieving mission with innovation and emerging technology.

Infrastructure and Technology on the Southwest Border

In this presentation, learn about the technologies that are being effectively used by the southwest border.


Interview with Lee Bowes, USCIS (DHS)

In this interview with Mr. Lee Bowes, learn about the major challenges facing biometrics, how mobile metrics can play a huge part for U.S. Citizenship and immigration Services (USCIS) and more.

Biometrics, Facial Recognition and Data: Talking about Smarter Borders with Ken Sava, U.S. CBP's Trusted Traveler Program

The U.S. Customs Border Protection (CBP) agency has been running its Trusted Traveler programs for the last few years to improve efficiencies and bolster security measures. In this article, Defence IQ interviews Ken Sava, the Trusted Traveler Program Director at the U.S. CBP, to find out more about the programs...

Sponsorship Information

2018 Border Management Onsite Guide

The Border Management Summit 2018 will gather the industry's key stakeholder to discuss the current climate of the Immigration and Border Security. Take a look at this onsite guide to see everything that will be happening onsite including speakers, audience, agenda, sponsorship opportunities and more! Contact Max Miller or 212-885-2753...

2019 Border Management Solution Providers Guide

Take a look at the 2018 Border Management Onsite Guide and see the audeince breakdown, speakers, participation opportunities and more. For additional information please contact