09 to 11 June 2021 Online

Annual Conference on EU Border Management 2021 Schengen governance, migrant smuggling, fundamental rights IT systems and interoperability European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) AI, PNR, digitalisation

Published 1 year, 11 months ago


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, including Schengen, as well the recent enhancements of Frontex’ role and responsibilities.

Key topics

  • Latest news on legislative files to strengthen border management systems and their interoperability and practical implementation by eu-LISA, as well as on Schengen governance, migrant smuggling and fundamental rights.
  • EU databases for border management and their evolution: EES, ETIAS, PNR, ECRIS-TCN, SIS, VIS, EURODAC
  • Frontex: latest migratory trends and routes, risk analysis and vulnerability assessments, joint integrated border management, AI and digitalisation