22 to 23 October 2020

Annual Conference on EU Border Management 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic - IT Systems and Interoperability - European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) - Document Security and “Next-Generation Prüm”

Published 2 years, 6 months ago

Online Conference on
22 October 2020 from 08:45 - 17:00 CEST and
23 October 2020 from 09:30 - 13:15 CEST


This online annual conference will debate the latest developments and challenges in the EU’s internal and external border management. It will analyse the latest proposals and reforms on the functioning and operation of EU border management systems, as well the planned enhancements of Frontex’ role and responsibilities through a revision of the Regulation on the European Border and Coast Guard Agency.

Key topics

  • Latest news on legislative files to strengthen border management systems and their interoperability and practical implementation by eu-LISA
  • EU databases for border management and their evolution: EES, ETIAS, PNR, ECRIS-TCN, SIS, VIS, EURODAC
  • Frontex: revision of the Regulation on the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, latest migratory trends and routes, risk analysis and vulnerability assessments, joint border operations, EUROSUR, integrated border management and hotspots
  • Update on the latest developments in relation to enhanced document security and the use of biometrics in “Next-Generation Prüm”

Who should join?

Law enforcement officers, border guards and ministry officials, NGOs active in the field.

Interactive online conference

The online conference will be hosted on ERA’s own online platform. You will be able to interact immediately and directly with our top-level speakers and other participants. We will make the most of the technical tools available to deliver an intensive, interactive experience. As the platform is hosted on our own server, the highest security settings will be applied to ensure that you can participate safely in this high-quality online conference.