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At the International Summit on Borders, you can get big-picture insights and critical details on trending security challenges and migration management issues in the U.S. and around the world. Here are some of the visionary leaders speaking at this year’s Summit:

David Aguilar

Partner, GSIS; Former Chief, U.S. Border Patrol

Julie Arrighi

Manager, Urban and Disaster Risk, Red Cross (Invited)

Robert Bonner

Principal, Bonner ADR & Consulting

Doug Browning

Principal, D.M. Browning & Associates, LLC; Former CBP Deputy Commissioner

Jim Canham

Managing Director, Border Services, Accenture

John Conger

Center for Climate and Security (Invited)

Tom Dowdall

Director, UK National Crime Agency (Invited)

Martyn Dunne

Former Director General, Ministry for Primary Industries New Zealand; Former Head of NZ Customs Service; Former Chair WCO; Former NZ Ambassador to Australia

Krum Garkov

Executive Director, EU LISA

Joris Groeneveld

Senior Advisor, X Ray Scanning and Radiation Detection, Dutch Customs (Invited)

Alice Hill

Senior Fellow for Climate Change Policy, Council on Foreign Relations

Ana Hinojosa

Director, Compliance and Facilitation Dir., World Customs Organization

Ana Cristina Jorge

Director, Operational Response Division, FRONTEX (Invited)

Lars Karlsson

Managing Director, KGH Global Consulting; former Director World Customs Organization and Swedish Customs

Dana Lorenze

Senior Vice President Global Customs, Expeditors

Mark Morgan

Acting Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Olivier Onidi

Deputy Director General, Home Affairs, EU Commission (Invited)

Tom Ridge

Former Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Norman T. Schenk

Vice President, Global Customs Policy & Public Affairs, UPS

Margaritis Schinas

Vice President for Promoting the European Way of Life, European Commission (Invited)

Andrew Selee

President of the Migration Policy Institute (Invited)

Shanker Singham

Director, International Trade and Competition Unit, Institute of Economic Affairs

Brenda Brockman Smith

Executive Assistant Commissioner, Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Tony Smith

Managing Director, Fortinus Global; Former Director General, U.K. Border Force

Seth Stodder

Partner, Holland & Knight; Former Assistant Secretary for Policy, Department of Homeland Security

Chris Sullivan

Director Non-Intrusive Inspection (NII) Division, Cargo and Conveyance Security, Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

John Wagner

Office of Field Operations, CBP

Robert Watt

Director for the Non-Intrusive Inspection Division (NIID), Retired

Clarence Yeo

Chief Executive, Home Team Academy, Singapore