2013 WCO TI Forum
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Keynote Addresses
Enrique Canon Pedragosa, Director General, Uruguay Customs
Philippe Amon, President and CEO, SICPA [es]

Round-table 2: Effective Decision Making Empowered by Technologies
Frank Heijmann, Head, Trade Relations, Dutch Tax and Customs Administration
Daniel Hubert, Director, DCTA
Dr. Edward Morton, Technical Director, Rapiscan Systems
Hon-man Lee, Senior Superintendent, Office of Project Planning and Development, Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department

Session 1: Increasing Transparency in Cross-Border Transactions
Dr. Igbal Babayev, Chief, Head Department for Statistics and Information Technologies, State Customs Committee, Republic of Azerbaijan
Alberto Blaye Click here for the Spanish version,Chief Information Officer, Lakaut
Diego Daniel Díaz, Commercial Director, RSI Group SA


Session 2: Good Practices in the Use of Technologies
Eleanor Melamed Click here for the Spanish version,Director, Second Line of Defense, National Nuclear Security Agency, Department of Energy, USA
Dikko Abdullahi Inde CFR, Comptroller-General, Nigerian Customs Service & Vice Chair West and Central African Region WCO

Session 3: Surveillance & Enforcement Technologies
Heriberto Minaya, Deputy Director, Technology and Communications, Customs Directorate General, Domincan Republic
Thomas Revillard Click here for the Spanish version,Vice-President, SGS Société Générale de Surveillance
Mariya Polner, Policy Advisor, Compliance and Facilitation Directorate, World Customs Organization

Break-Out Sessions
Break-Out 1 Break-Out 2 Break-Out 3
Luc Piguet, Senior Regional Manager Government Solutions, SICPA
"Secure Tracking & Tracing for Governments Only"
Gustavo Mingone, Customs Control Deputy Director General, AFIP

I. Rapiscan
Ian Williams, Divisional Business Development Director for Europe, Middle East, CIS & Africa, Cargo and Vehicle Inspection Division, Rapiscan Systems
"Screening as a service"
II. CHAMP Cargosystems
Johan Ruthstrom, Head of Business Development - eCargo&GSA solutions, CHAMP Cargosystems
"Technology infrastructure to enable eCustoms and Security enhancements"
II. ERA-Maptec
Dr. Martin Critchley, ERA-Maptec
"Customs in space? Using Earth Observation to counter illegal waste activities"
Eric Gill, Managing Director, SAVI/SGS
"Cargo Tracking - standards & interoperability, where next?"
Daniel Hubert, Director, DCTA
"Ensuring successful implementation of Track and Trace"
III. Ecuadorean Customs
Mario Pinto, Deputy Director General, Ecuadorean Customs
"Implementation of the new Ecuadorean Customs sustem: Ecuapass"
IV. Thermo Fischer Scientific
Trey Sieger, Market Leader, Safety and Security, Thermo Fischer Scientific
"From drugs to explosives: field-based ID of emerging threats" 
IV. World Customs Organization
Robert White Click here for the Spanish version,CTS Project Manager, Enforcement and Compliance Subdirectorate, World Customs Organization
"WCO Cargo Targeting System: a general overview"
IV. Korea Customs Service
Minsik Jun, Director of Information Management Division, Korea Customs Service
"KCS’s Abnormality Surveillance and Detection System"
V.Directorate General for Taxation and Customs Union & Dutch Customs Administration
Wil van Heeswijk, Policy Officer, supply chain security and technology expert, Risk Management and Security Unit, Directorate General for Taxation and Customs Union, European Commission
"EU Customs Detection Technology Expert Group: towards rational use of detection technology"
V. West Blue Consulting
Valentina Mintah, Director, West Blue Consulting
"Identity Management and Biometrics-laying the foundation for solution applications"
V. World Customs Organization
Marie Bosquet, IPM Project Manager, World Customs Organization
"Taking Advantage of the best of technology to fight against counterfeiting and illegal  trade"

VI. Sistelcom
Danilo Gatti, CEO, Sistelcom


Keynote address
Andres Peñate, Senior Vice-President of Corporate Affairs, SABMiller LATAM

Session 4: Building Resilience in Global Supply Chains
Dr. Marìa José Sanchez Click here for the Spanish version,Director of Health Products Surveillance National Administration on Medication, Food and Medical Technologies (ANMAT), Argentina
Daniel Justribó, Presales Applications Manager and Supply Chain Management Regional Presales Manager, Oracle Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay & Bolivia

TI Forum Summary Report English - Spanish
TI Forum Attendance Report English - Spanish