Detection of both large and small (fast) boats in maritime environment

Call for Papers - IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security

The 13th annual IEEE Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST ’13), will be held 12 - 14 November in Greater Boston, Massachusetts. This conference brings together innovators from leading academic, industry, business, Homeland Security Centers of Excellence, and government programs to provide a forum to discuss ideas, concepts, and experimental results.


  • Cyber Security,
  • Attack and Disaster Preparation, Recovery, and Response,
  • Land and Maritime Border Security
  • Biometrics & Forensics.


Border Security: UAV Forecast: Turbulence!

The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) industry has a marketing problem. The companies that make up this fledgling industry have allowed the boom in defense spending during the last decade to define the public perception of UAVs, commonly referred to as drones.

Call for Papers - BORDERPOL Congress


Abstract submittal deadline – 28th February 2013


Lessons learned from Integrated Border Management

Changing Patterns and Trends in Cross Border Crime

Facilitation of Low Risk Travelers

Difficulties in securing borders against organized crime and refugee movement

Innovations and Future Technologies for Border Control

Maritime and Port Security in the context of Border Control

Border Management in Conflict Zones

Invitation to industry/researchers to showcase during the European Day for Border Guards

On 23 May 2013 Frontex will hold the annual European Day for Border Guards (ED4BG) in Warsaw. Inaugurated in 2010 to mark the fifth anniversary of Frontex, ED4BG presents Europe’s border-guard community with an opportunity to share experiences and best practice, as well as provides a forum for topical discussion, exchange of views between key border-management players, and a platform to bring together the worlds of public service and private industry (

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he Workshop on Innovation in Border Control 2013 (WIBC 2013), co-organized by Frontex Research and Development Unit, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission, and the National Center for Border Security and Immigration (BORDERS) of the University of Arizona, is soliciting both research and “industrial practice and experience” papers. Please see for more info.

CBP wants more drones, but lawmakers want more details about their use

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) wants to have a fleet of twenty-four drones to patrol the northern and southern borders of the United States, but Congress has yet to appropriate funding beyond the first ten drones; so far in 2012, drones have been credited with leading to more arrests and drug seizures than ever before, but their contribution is still small

FP7 Security Call 2013: Deadline 22 November!

Identifier: FP7-SEC-2013-1 Publication Date: 10 July 2012 Budget: € 299 332 000 Deadline: 22 November 2012 at 17:00:00 (Brussels local time) OJ Reference: OJ C202 of 10 July 2012 Specific Programme(s): COOPERATION Theme(s): Security
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SBI-net, UAV - DHS Programs and lack of oversight
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