2015 WCO TI Forum
 26-29 October, 2015
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Pushing Boundaries, Changing Horizons

The World Customs Organization and the Customs Administration of The Netherlands are pleased to announce the 5th WCO Technology & Innovation Forum, to be held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, from 26 to 29 October 2015.

Are you interested in innovative technology solutions designed for the optimal flow, safety and security of the global supply chains? Would you like to know more about the future of Customs enforcement? Are you curious to learn how supply chain visibility can be enhanced, and how Customs and businesses can benefit from improved transparency? If so, this is the place to be.

Participant Profile

High-level representatives from different governmental agencies, technology providers, research institutes and businesses dealing with regulation, compliance and enforcement of cross-border movement of goods and passengers will participate in the 5th Technology & Innovation Forum. During the Forum, the newest insights, latest developments and most recent trends will be demonstrated and discussed by the leading experts.

Attendees will have an opportunity to participate in this dialogue and share their experiences both on a personal level and with a wider audience.

Objectives of the Technology & Innovation Forum

  • Offer technological solutions to assist daily border inspection activities.
  • Provide a platform for dialogue and cooperation between the public and private sector in the sphere of border management.
  • Learn more about emerging technologies and innovations.
  • Forge new partnerships and encourage the exchange of best practices in the sphere of using technologies and innovations among the stakeholders.

Why attend


  • Explore how new technologies and innovations can help you to tackle challenges in the border environment.
  • Learn about the successful examples of the use of technologies by other agencies.
  • Have your say in the specially designed sessions on a variety of issues related to the most effective responses to old and new problems.

Business Community:

  • Establish and reinforce your company’s position in the Customs technology sector by taking a presence at this premier meeting;
  • Benefit from face-to-face contact with a very specific target market and interact with high level decision makers on a cost effective and informal basis;
  • Build market share and new customer relationships during challenging economic times;
  • Update your market knowledge and learn about new developments in your sector from your fellow trade participants;
  • Present the latest achievements of the technological progress as well as new business models directly to the potential clients.