2017 Conference Outline

*current as of September 7, 2017. 

USCBC17-Airport-Operations-Security
USCBC17-Cargo
USCBC17-Land-Border
USCBC17-Maritime-Seaport-Security
DAY 1: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12
7:30am - 3:00pmRegistration Open
8:30am - 10:00amOpening Keynote
• John Ossowski, President, Canada Border Services Agency (Confirmed)
10:00am - 10:30amNetworking Break
10:30am - 11:30amPanel
Airport Operations - Challenges and Opportunities for Border Management
Moderator:
• Cathy Munroe, President, Munroe Consulting Services; Former Vice President of Programs, Canada Border Services Agency
Panelists:
• Kurry Pastilong, Assistant Director, Border Security, Preclearance Field Office, Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Confirmed)
• Denis Vinette, Acting/Associate Vice President, Operations, Canada Border Services Agency (Confirmed)
• Solomon Wong, Executive Vice President, InterVISTAS Consulting Inc. (Confirmed)
11:30am - 12:30pmPanel
Airport Security - Navigating the New Threat Landscape
Moderator:
• John Halinski, Former U.S. Transportation Security Administration Deputy Administrator
Panelists:
• Darby LaJoye, Assistant Administrator, Office of Security Operations, U.S. Transportation Security Administration (Confirmed)
• Jim Marriott, Former Head of Aviation Security for ICAO (Confirmed)
• Jeremy Wesinger, Chief Operating Officer, Peraton
12:30pm - 1:15pmLuncheon Keynote
Embracing the new world of decision automation:
The future of decision making in border services - from process automation to decision automation

• Paul Haskins, Vice President, Gartner Consulting (Confirmed)
• Chris Rickard, Senior Managing Partner, Gartner Consulting (Confirmed)

1:15pm - 2:15pmPanel
Ports of Entry: Next Generation Technology
Moderator:
• Allen Gina, Co-Founder, CT Strategies; Former Assistant Commissioner, International Trade U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Panelists:
• Maurice Chénier, Chief Information Officer, Vice-President, Information, Science and Technology, Canada Border Services Agency (Confirmed)
• Richard DiNucci, Executive Director, Cargo and Conveyance Security, Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Confirmed)
2:15pm - 2:45pmNetworking Break
2:45pm - 3:45pmPanel
Free/Fair Trade and the North American Free Trade Agreement
Moderator:
• James D. Phillips, President & CEO, Can/Am BTA
Panelists:
• Gary Doer, Former Canadian Ambassador to the United States; Former Premier of Manitoba (Confirmed)
• Daniel D. Ujezo, Of Counsel, Dickinson Wright PLLC, International Trade Lawyer (Confirmed)
4:00pm - 5:00pmNetworking Reception
DAY 2: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
7:30am - 12:00pmRegistration Open
8:15am - 9:00amOpening Keynote
• TBA
9:00am - 9:30amSalute to Fallen Heroes Memorial Ceremony
Salute-to-Fallen-Heroes
9:30am - 10:00amNetworking Break
10:00am - 11:15amPanel
Border Security: Immigration Between Ports of Entry
Moderator:
• Pierre-Yves Bourduas, President, P-Y Public Safety Management Inc.; Former Deputy Commissioner of Federal Services and Central Region, Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Panelists:
• Gilles Michaud, Deputy Commissioner, Federal Policing, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (Confirmed)
• Carla L. Provost, Acting Chief, U.S. Border Patrol (Confirmed)
• Richard Wex, Associate Deputy Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Canada (Confirmed)
11:15am - 12:15pmPanel
Maritime/Seaport Security
Moderator:
• Brian Peterman, Vice Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard (Retired); President and CEO, Command at Sea International
Panelists:
• Chris Wellstood, B.Sc., M.Sc., MBA, Director Marine Operations & Security, Harbour Master, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (Confirmed)
• Rear Admiral Joanna Nunan, Ninth Coastguard District Command (Confirmed)
• Nicole Murphy, Senior Intelligence Research Specialist, National Critical Infrastructure Team, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (Confirmed)
• Captain Brian Gilda, Chief of Prevention, Thirteenth Coast Guard District (Confirmed)
12:15pm - 1:15pmLuncheon Keynote
• John Wagner, Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Confirmed)
1:15pmAdjourn

*Program times, subject and speakers subject to change – please check back regularly.

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