Recent and Upcoming Presentations by Rey Koslowski on Border Control and Homeland Security:

“International Migration and Human Mobility as Security Issues,” International Studies Association (ISA), New York, NY, Feb 14-17, 2009.

“Border Security Policies and US-Canada Relations,” presented at After the 2008 US Presidential Election: Opportunities for Canada? Annual Foreign Policy Conference, Canadian International Council (CIC), June 19-20, 2008.

“Rethinking Technology and Border Security,” Borders, Technology, and Security: Strategic Responses to New Challenges, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, Mar. 30-Apr.1, 2008.

“Information Technologies of Border Control,” First Annual Institute on International Digital Government Research, New York, NY, July 10, 2007

“Border Security Policies and Technologies in the European Union,” Security Issues and Impacts: Comparative Perspectives on Europe and Eurasia, University of California at Los Angeles, June 1, 2007.

“Border Security Technologies, Immigration Reforms and Implications for New York State” International Speakers' Forum, Center for International Development, State University of New York (SUNY) March 29, 2007.

“Immigration Reforms and Border Security Technology in the U.S.,” The Migration-Security Nexus in the light of the German EU-Presidency, Berlin March 19, 2007.

“The Perimeter Clearance Concept and Border Security,” Fostering Mobility at the BC/WA Border: Perimeter Clearance, WHTI, and Real ID, Border Policy Institute, Western Washington State University, February 15, 2007.

“Policy Relevant Migration Research: The US Case,” in the workshop on Shaping Research-Policy Strategies: National Experiences, 11th International Metropolis Conference, Lisbon, Oct. 2-6, 2006.

“Border Control Information Technology, Illegal Migration Smuggling and Trafficking” in the workshop on Human Trafficking: Data Collection, Current Trends and Institutional Approaches, 11th International Metropolis Conference, Lisbon, Oct. 2-6, 2006.

Presentation on “Biometrics and Civil Liberties,” Irregular Migration and Security Workshop, Migration Dialogue, Bellagio Italy, June 28, 2006.

Presentation to Latvian Border Guard Headquarters Staff, Riga, Latvia, May 22, 2006.

Border Security 2006, Warsaw Poland, May 9-10, 2006 event info

Strategies and Tools for Effective Border Management Workshop, International Boundaries Research Unit, Durham University, Durham UK April 3-4, 2006 event info

“Trafficking, Smuggling and Illegal Migration; The Question of Demand,” to be presented at: Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Countering the Victimization of Immigrants, Center for International Relations (Warsaw) and International Center for Women Rights: Protection and Promotion "La Strada,” Chisinau, Moldova, March 31, 2006.

Brussels School of International Studies, February 15, 2006. event info

Real Challenges for Virtual Borders: The Implementation of US-VISIT,” Migration Policy Institute, Washington, DC, June 9, 2005. (event announcement) (press release) (full report)

“Possible Steps Towards an International Regime for Mobility and Security”, United Nations, Mar. 31, 2005.

“Toward Virtual Borders: Expanding European Border Control Policy Initiatives and Technology Implementations” An Immigration Policy of Europe? New York University and the European Union Institute, Florence, Italy, March 13-15, 2005.

“Real Challenges for Virtual Borders,” Centre on Migration Policy and Society, Oxford University, Mar. 14, 2005.

"European and Transatlantic Cooperation on Migration, Mobility and Security" Beyond the U.S. War on Terrorism: Comparing Domestic Legal Remedies to an International Dilemma, The J.B. Moore Society Spring 2005 Symposium, University of Virginia Law School, Feb. 25-26, 2005.

“International Migration, Border Control and Homeland Security in the Information Age” Bucknell University November 11, 2004.

“9/11 Commission Recommendations on Biometric Border Screening Systems,” Better Border Security? A Roundtable on the Migration-Related Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission, Columbia Law School, September 29, 2004.

“Possible Steps Towards an International Regime for Mobility and Security.” Workshop on Global Mobility Regimes, organized by the Institute for Futures Studies, the Centre for History and Economics, Kings College, Cambridge University and the Global Equity Initiative of Harvard University, Stockholm, June 11-12, 2004.

"New Technologies of Border Control in an Enlarging Europe" East European Studies Program,
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, June 2, 2004.

“Smart Borders Policy Options,” presentation to Ontario Business Climate Deputies’ Committee (BCDC), Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, Toronto, May 19, 2004.

“U.S. Homeland Security and Border Control Information Technology,” A briefing for: US Dept. of State International Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Visitors Program, “Use of Biometric Identifiers in Travel Documents and Related Privacy Issues: A Regional Project for Europe”, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC, May 11, 2004.

“Information Technology and Homeland Security: How “Virtual” Can Smart Borders Get?”*
Migration Policy Institute, Wednesday, April 28, 2004.

“EU Border Control,” Council on Foreign Relations, Washington, DC, April 16, 2004.

Lecture on "EU Migration" on April 19 at Columbia University "Seminar on Legal and Illegal Migration"

“International Cooperation to Create Smart Borders,” at North American Integration: Migration Trade, and Security, Institute for Research on Public Policy, Ottawa, April 1-2, 2004.

“Intersections of Information Technology and Human Mobility: Globalization versus Homeland Security?” at: Money and Migration after Globalization, British Economic and Social Research Council and the U.S. Social Science Research Council, Oxford University, Mar. 25-28, 2004.

“International Cooperation on Passport Data and Biometric Information,” International Studies Association (ISA), Montreal, Mar. 17-20, 2004.

“Border and Transportation Security in the Transatlantic Relationship,” workshop on Transatlantic Homeland Security? Protecting Society in the Age of Catastrophic Terrorism at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, Feb. 20. 2004

“The Department of Homeland Security” videoteleconference lecture, U.S. Consulate, Monterrey, Mexico, July 30, 2003.

“The State, Homeland Security and the Globalization of Border Controls,” The Changing Role of the State: A Franco-American Dialogue, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC, June 9, 2003.

"Homeland Security at What Cost?" videoteleconference lecture, U.S. Consulate, Shanghai, China, May 12, 2003.