2011 WCO IT Conference and Exhibition
Welcome: Tuesday, 10 May 2011
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmRegistration
7:00 pm - 8:30 pmWelcome cocktail
Sponsored by: Intrasoft & IBM

Day 1: Wednesday, 11 May 2011
8:00 amRegistration
10:00 am - 11:00 amOpening Ceremony of the 2011 WCO IT Conference & Exhibition
Mr. Alan Bersin, Commissioner, US CBP
Mr. Kunio Mikuriya, WCO Secretary-General
Mr. Gilles de Kerchove, EU Counter Terrorism Coordinator
11:00 am - 11:45 amRefreshment and contact break
11:00 am - 11:45 amVIP Exhibition Tour
11:45 am - 1:00 pmKeynote Speeches
Dr. Hans Van Grieken, Vice President Business Innovation, CapGemini
Ms. Linda Zecher, CVP Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft Corp
1:00 pmPress Conference Room (tba)
1:00 pm - 2:30 pmNetworking lunch
Sponsored by: CBP
2:30 pmConference Chair
Dr. Susanne Aigner, Deputy Director, Compliance & Facilitation, WCO
2:30 pm - 3:00 pmKeynote Address from Host Administration
Mr. Richard Spires, Chief Information Officer, DHS
3:00 pm - 4:30 pmSession 1: Cloud Computing: What is it. What it isn’t.
Mr. Nick Small, Director, Crown Agents
Mr. Jim Canham, Director, Accenture
Mr. Norbert Kouwenhoven, IBM
Moderator: Mr. David Evans, BULL
4:30 pm - 5:00 pmRefreshment and contact break
Sponsored by: ORACLE
5:00 pm - 5:30 pmKeynote speech:
Mr. Miguel Lopera, President & Chief Executive Officer, GS1
5:30 pm - 6:30 pmSession 2: Why is Government So Different?
Ms. Renee Stein, Nathan Associates
Mr. Andre van der Post, ORACLE
Mr. Tom Butterly, Chief of the Global Trade Solutions Section, UNECE
Moderator: Mr. Albert Menashe, Intrasoft International
7:00 pm - 10:30 pmGALA DINNER
Sponsored by: ICS
Gala Dinner on-board the Royal Argosy 

Day 2: Thursday, 12 May 2011
9:00 amRegistration
9:30 am - 9:45 amOpening Address
Mr. Carlos Alberto Schiopetto, Commercial Director for Latin America, Inspection & Control Services (ICS)
9:45 am - 11:00 amSession 3: National Administrations - Leading Customs administrations will present their view on outsourced data processing
Mr. David Hesketh, Senior Business Manager, HM Revenue & Customs (UK)
Mr. Marius Papenfus, Group Executive, South African Revenue Service
Mr. Frank Heijmann, Head of Trade Relations Customs Administration of the Netherlands, The Dutch Tax & Customs Administration
Ms. Anne Craig, Canada Border Services Agency
Mr. Frank Holder, Comptroller of Customs (Barbados)
Mr. Chris Thibedeau, Vice President, VP GreenLine Systems

11:00 am - 11:30 amRefreshment and contact break

Sponsored by: UNISYS 
11:30 am - 1:30 pmRound Table: A Legal Storm in the Cloud ?
Professor William J. Luddy Jr, Esq.
Ms. Lucy L. Thomson, Esq., Computer Sciences Corporation, CSC
Mr. James Bryce Clark, OASIS
Mr. Ivan Fong, General Counsel, DHS
Mr. David Satola, Senior Counsel, World Bank
Ms. Marina Comninos, General Counsel, Electronic Shipping Solutions
Moderator: Mr. Christopher Gillis, American Shipper
1:30 pm - 3:00 pmBuffet lunch
Sponsored by: BULL
3:00 pm - 6:00 pmSheraton - TechTalk
Continuous refreshments
Sponsored by: Expeditors
No interpretation
Room A
TechTalk 2
Possibility of interpretation into
Room B

Moderator: Mr. Gareth Lewis, WCOModerator: Mr. Mark Emery, Vice President and Account Director, CSC
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmTechnology Architecture for Coordinated Border Management incorporating Single Window - WCO
Mr. Satya Prasad Sahu, WCO
Ms. Teresa A. Weipert, Senior Executive, Accenture
3:30 pm - 4:00 pmTrade Facilitation Recommendations and Standards – UNECE
Mr. Tom Butterly, Chief of the Global Trade Solutions Section, UNECE
Mr. Chandra Dube, Inspection & Control Services (ICS)
4:00 pm - 4:30 pmOffice of Information Technology - CBP
Ms. Linda Jacksta, ACE, Office of Information Technology - CBP
Mr. Frederic Montier, BULL
4:30 pm - 5:00 pmLaboratories and Scientific Services, Office of Information Technology - CBP
Mr. Ira Reese, CBP
Mr. Jeff Musser, Senior Vice President - IS and CIO - , Expeditors
5:00 pm - 5:30 pmNigerian Customs Service
Mr. T.A Bashar, Reforms and Modernization, Nigerian Customs Service
Arctic Group
Mr. Barry Luke, Vice-President (Projects & Pre-Sales, EU), Arctic Group
5:30 pm - 6:00 pmSmart-CM, A smart Europe - Asia supply chain management project – Belgium Customs
Mr. Herman Van Cauwenberghe, Belgium Customs
Mr. G. Michael Rodgers, Executive Architect, Unisys
7:30 pm - 10:00 pmTaste of Seattle Reception
Sponsored by: Accenture

Day 3: Friday, 13 May 2011
9:00 amRegistration
9:30 am - 9:45 amOpening Address
9:45 am - 11:30 amPresentation: Korean Customs Perspective on Cloud Computing
Mr. Ki Young Kim, Director General for Planning and Cooperation, Korean Customs
9:45 am - 11:30 amSession 4: Maritime Port Systems
Mr. Alan Long & Mr. Pascal Ollivier, IAPH
Ms. Debbie Givens, Port of Tacoma
Mr. John Kok, Container and Supply Chain Security Efforts Coordinator, Hutchinson Port Holdings
Moderator: Mr. Pascal Ollivier, SOGET & Mr. Alan Long MCP Plc – representing IAPH
11:30 am - 12:00 pmRefreshment and contact break
Sponsored by: FedEx
12:00 pm - 1:30 pmSession 5 : Customs IT Vision
Ms. Susanne Aigner, Deputy Director, Compliance and Facilitation Directorate, World Customs Organization
Mr. Andres Monges, Paraguayan Customs
Mr. Robby Beau, Managing Director Global Trade Services, FedEx
Dr. Guilherme Mambo, Mozambique Revenue Authority
Mr. Mark Miller, Conceptivity
1:30 pm - 2:00 pmClosing Speeches
Mr. Charles Armstrong, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Information Technology, CBP
Mr. Kunio Mikuriya, Secretary General, WCO
2:00 pm - 3:30 pmBuffet lunch
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