The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and APSCA will host the 6th Conference on Technical Cooperation & Capacity Building for Border Management and Identity (6th BMIC), together with an exhibition of the latest border and identity management solutions, on 7-9 December 2022 in Bangkok, Thailand.
The theme this year is "Solutions to Minimise Disruption to Cross-Border Movements of People and Trade While Safeguarding National Security during Crises".
Since the first Border Management and Identity Conference in 2010, this international event has become the largest gathering of national government authorities specializing in Immigration, Home Affairs, Border Control, Civil Registration, Customs, Population Management, Justice, Health, Public Security and other agencies with responsibilities in the area of Migration, Border and Identity Management.
The conference and exhibition were founded by IOM and APSCA as an initiative to support improvements in border and identity management, with a focus on the Asia Pacific region. The biennial meeting has a specific focus on fostering border and identity governance through closer consultation and cooperation between the key stakeholders in the sphere of identity management, including:
The conference is an opportunity for stakeholders to share information on new developments and continue to define the border and identity management agenda, in pursuit of the stated objectives.
The conference includes an exhibition of the latest solutions and technologies designed to improve facilitation of cross border movements while strengthening national security, to enable government authorities and international partner organizations to advance border and identity management processes.
The conference also includes an exhibition of latest solutions and technologies to enable government authorities and international partner organisations to enhance border and identity management processes by improving facilitation and strengthening security.
What People Said about the 5th BMIC
"It was an eye-opening event that not only showed what is available currently but also as to what the future trends in identity management are."
- Kairangi Samuela, Cook Islands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration
"This conference brings the gap closer between the most advanced countries and the developing countries in terms of utilization of technological advance in the area of border management."
- Shafiqullah Arian, Deputy in Civil Affairs, Afghanistan Border Police
"This event is extremely important for the knowledge of new border identification methodologies, as well as new associated technologies."
- ELIAS OLIVEIRA DE AMORIM NETO, Department of Migration, Ministry of Justice, Brazil
"An incredibly valuable meeting place of key stakeholders discussing topics that matter. One of the highlights of this year."
- Stephan Hofstetter, Managing Partner, SECOIA Executive Consultants
"Great event for networking not only within suppliers of the industry but also direct conversations with government personnels and different interested stakeholders."
- Shanty Joeng, Director, IXLA
The 6th Border Management and Identity Conference on Technical Cooperation and Capacity Building is the largest regional meeting focusing on national border management and identity. National government agencies involved in Immigration, Border Control, Customs, e-Passports, Refugee and Asylum Management, Law Enforcement, Justice & Security, Communications & Technology, and other agencies with responsibilities in the area of Border Management, are entitled to participate in the conference free-of-charge.
Leading Solutions Providers
Companies providing solutions for border management in the following areas listed below are invited to participate in this event. Contact the APSCA office for information about our available sponsorship and exhibition packages.
The 6th Border Management and Identity Conference on Technical Cooperation and Capacity Building represents the best business development opportunity in Asia. In sharp contrast to commercial conferences and exhibitions around the world, participating companies can expect to be outnumbered by their existing and potential government customers at the conference in Bangkok.