2018 Agenda at-a-Glance

7:30am - 3:00pmRegistration Open
8:30am - 8:45amWelcome Remarks
8:45am - 10:00amOpening Keynote
• John Ossowski, President, Canada Border Services Agency (confirmed)
• Robert E. Perez, Acting Deputy Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (confirmed)
10:00am - 10:20amNetworking Break
10:20am - 11:35amPanel: Trends and Threats
Moderator: Cathy Munroe, President, Munroe Consulting Services; Former Vice President of Programs, Canada Border Services Agency
• Judson Murdock, Acting Assistant Commissioner, Office of Intelligence, U.S. Customs & Border Protection (confirmed)
• Adam Fisher, Director General Intelligence Assessment Branch, The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (confirmed)
• Dr. Reginald Brothers, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Peraton; Former DHS Under Secretary (confirmed)
• Dr. Satyamoorthy Kabilan, Vice President, Policy, Public Policy Forum (confirmed)
11:35am - 12:35pmPanel: Beyond Pre-Clearance
Moderator: James D. Phillips, President & CEO, Can/Am BTA
• Gerry Bruno, Vice President, Federal Government Affairs, Vancouver Airport; Co-Chair of Beyond Pre-Clearance Initiative (confirmed)
• Ron Rienas, General Manager, Peace Bridge (confirmed)
• Mike Tamilia, Senior Manager Customs, CN (confirmed)
12:35pm - 1:30pmMeet the Sponsors Networking Luncheon
1:30pm - 2:45pmPanel: "Border of the Future" – A Case Study
• Talal Dakalbab, Global Border Management & Data Analytics, Canada Border Services Agency (confirmed)
• Colleen Manaher, Executive Director, Planning, Program Analysis and Evaluation, U.S. Customs & Border Protection (confirmed)
• Christopher Perry, Director Field Operations, Detroit Field Office, U.S. Customs & Border Protection (confirmed)
• Christine Durocher, Executive Director, Southern Ontario Region, Canada Border
2:45pm - 3:15pmNetworking Break
3:15pm - 4:15pmPanel: NAFTA
Moderator: Allen Gina, Founding Partner, CT Strategies; Former Assistant Commissioner, International Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
• Brenda Smith, Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (confirmed)
• Joseph L. Trulik, President, Farrow U.S.; Customs Committee Member, The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. (confirmed )
4:15pm - 5:15pmTechnology
Moderator: Charles Armstrong, Former Assistant Commissioner, Office of Information and Technology, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
• Elizabeth A. Cappello, Deputy Chief Information Officer, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (confirmed)
• Rachelle Henderson, Executive Director, Border Enforcement Management Systems, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (confirmed)
• Minh Doan, Vice-President, Information, Science and Technology, Canada Border Services Agency (confirmed)
• Peter Howard, Sr. Director of Business Development and Strategy, General Dynamics Federal Systems (confirmed)
5:15pm - 6:00pmNetworking Reception
6:30pm - 9:30pmBorder Patrol Foundation Reception: Salute to US/Canada Border

This yearly reception gives BPF a unique opportunity to recognize agents on the northern border that have gone above and beyond. Join us for this very special evening. Tickets are only $10 and can be purchased at www.borderpatrolfoundation.org (click on “Events”)
7:30am - 12:00pmRegistration Open
8:15am - 9:15amOpening Keynote
• Chief Superintendent Claude Castonguay, Commanding Officer, Quebec, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (confirmed)
• Chief Patrol Agent Douglas Harrison, Detroit Sector, U.S. Border Patrol (confirmed)
9:15am - 9:45amSalute to Fallen Heroes Memorial Ceremony
9:45am - 10:15amNetworking Break
10:15am - 11:30amPanel: E-Commerce
Moderator: David Aguilar, Principal, GSIS; Former Acting Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection; Former Chief of the U.S. Border Patrol
• Kelly Wilton, Customs Brokerage Compliance Manager, UPS
• Thomas Overacker, Executive Director, Cargo and Conveyance Security, Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (confirmed)
• Mike Leahy, Executive Director, Commercial Program Directorate, Canada Border Services Agency (confirmed)
11:30am - 1:00pmPanel: Impact of Legalization of Marijuana and Criminalization – Law Enforcement Panel
Moderator: Pierre-Yves Bourduas, President, P-Y Public Safety Management Inc.; Former Deputy Commissioner of Federal Services and Central Region, Royal Canadian Mounted Police
• Peter Sloly, Partner, Deloitte, Canada; Former Deputy Chief of Toronto Police Service (confirmed)
• Andrew Douglas, Assistant Port Director, Port of Detroit, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (confirmed)
• Staff Superintendent Myron Demkiw, Toronto Police, Canada (confirmed)

* as of September 10, 2018; program times, subjects, and speakers subject to change