The WCO Events
Team is proud to announce the following upcoming events. Please note these
events in your diary and make plans now to join us.
If you have any
questions, please feel free to contact us anytime for more information. We can
be reached at WCOIT2015@wcoomd.org.
WCO IT Conference & Exhibition
Freeport, Grand Bahama | 6-8 May 2015
three day conference exploring ways in which modern information and
communications technology can lead to exciting possibilities for countries to
connect to global and regional value chains
The 2015 WCO IT Conference will focus on the advantages of inclusiveness
of all supply chain stakeholders and how this can help boost intra- and
inter-regional trade, with particular emphasis on ways in which information
technologies can serve this purpose and mitigate emerging threats.
The Conference will provide a platform for bringing together key partners
from Customs administrations, relevant agencies and ministries, regional
economic communities, private sector, international organizations, development
partners and academia. It will allow sharing experiences and conducting
strategic discussions in a plethora of topics of relevance for facilitating and
securing the movement of information and goods across borders with the aim of
increasing economic competitiveness.
you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the ITC2015 Event Team
WCO Knowledge Academy for Customs & Trade
Brussels, Belgium | 15-26 June 2015 Registration opens soon!
2015 WCO Knowledge Academy for Customs and Trade that will be held at the World
Customs Organization (WCO) Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium,
from 15 to 26 June 2015.
initiative brings together the foremost experts in Customs matters to meet the
demands of a complex international and cross-border trading system. Business
professionals, Customs managers and administrators, border agency officials,
international organization representatives and academia will benefit from the
intensive interactive discussions of the most pertinent topics in the Customs
courses will be led by technical experts widely respected in their various
fields and will also include instructors from private sector companies,
government institutions, and academia. The primary objective of the WCO
Knowledge Academy for Customs and Trade is to provide an intense training for
Customs and Business practitioners.
To consult the
agenda or register online, please visit www.etouches.com/kact2015 or
email firstname.lastname@example.org for more
WCO Technology & Innovation Forum
Rotterdam, the Netherlands | 27-29 October 2015 Save the
WCO and the Customs Administration of The Netherlands would like to invite you
to participate in the 5th Technology and Innovation Forum that
will take place on 27-29 October, 2015, at the World
Trade Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The TI Forum
is built on the success of the previous four Forums in Brussels, Cairo, Kuala
Lumpur and Buenos Aires. The 2013 Forum in Buenos Aires attracted 514 senior
managers from governments, law enforcement agencies and the private sector from
60 countries. More than 20 technology providers showcased their latest
innovations at the exhibition and during the breakout sessions.
year’s Forum is expected to be the largest ever organised. The theme of the
Forum is Pushing Boundaries, Changing Horizons. The Netherlands,
being a pioneer and the birthplace for many companies that contributed with
innovative solutions that revolutionised the transport and logistics sector,
could not be placed better to host this important event.
Should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the TI
Organising Team at email@example.com
Launched in 2014, the
Network (TeN) aims at
becoming a leading technology hub for
Customs and other border agencies, technology solution providers, international
organizations and all other relevant stakeholders in border
Companies are invited to register their products free of charge, thereby
gaining large exposure amongst WCO Members and other border agencies. Those
interested in joining the TeN should connect to the network web address
– http://ten.wcoomdpublications.org –
and create an account. Once the request is validated, companies will receive a
login and password to access and manage corporate and product information.
Customs administrations will be able to search
and view information on the latest technology solutions and products available
on the market. WCO Members can automatically connect to the TeN through the
main WCO website by using their WCO login credentials.
The new platform also includes two separate
discussion forums which are not accessible to the general public. The first one
is limited to Customs, allowing them to exchange views on technology-related
experiences and future developments. The second forum welcomes registered
companies, giving users and suppliers the opportunity to interact.
For further information please
visit http://ten.wcoomdpublications.org or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
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