Rey Koslowski's Upcoming and Recent Presentations (Selected):
“Technologies of Regional Migration Governance in Europe,” The International Studies Association Meeting (ISA), Atlanta, March 16-19, 2016.
“Effective Practices in Border Control: Where Are We After 30 Years and What Challenges Lie Ahead?” Intergovernmental Consultations on Migration, Asylum and Refugees, Geneva, Dec. 14-15, 2015.
“Selective Migration Strategies and the Politics of ‘Pathways to Citizenship,’” American Political Science Association Meeting (APSA), San Francisco, September 3-5, 2015.
“Information Technology, European Union’s Common External Border and Transatlantic Homeland Security,” The European Union Studies Association (EUSA) meeting, Boston, March 5-7, 2015
“Migration, Cross-Strait Relations, and Taiwanese National Identity (with Yeufen Hsieh),” The International Studies Association Meeting (ISA), New Orleans, February, 18-21, 2015
“Selective Migration Policy Models, Changing Realities of Implementation and the Recruitment of Foreign Students to Become High-Skilled Immigrants,” American Economics Association – Allied Social Sciences Associations, Boston, January 2-5, 2015.
“The Interaction of US and Mexican Immigration Reform Processes and Increasing Migration Through Mexico,” North American Studies Programme, St. Anthony’s College, University of Oxford, October 28-29, 2014.
“Drivers and Dynamics of High-Skilled Migration,” Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford, October 28-29, 2014.
“The US Visa Waiver Program and Transatlantic Relations,” Remote Control: The Externalization of Border Management in North America and Europe, Dalhousie University, Halifax, September 26, 2014.
“Cyber War, Cyber Peace and the Problem of Attribution” (with Sanjay Goel), APSA, Washington, DC, August 28-31, 2014
“China’s Selective Migration Policy” (with Sheng Ding), APSA, Washington, DC, August 28-31, 2014.
“The American Way of Border Control and Immigration Reform Politics,” Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford, June 11, 2014.
“Human Mobility and the Demographic Context of Political Institutions: The Barbarians and Rome,” ISA, Toronto, March 26-29, 2014.
“China’s New Immigration Reform and its Policy Challenges,” (with Sheng Ding) ISA, Toronto, March 26-29, 2014.
“Global Migration, Security, Technology and Reform,” The Naval Postgraduate School, Monterrey, CA, January 20, 2014.
“Recruiting the Highly-Skilled: How Does the US Compare with Canada and Australia?” Legislating Immigration Reform, Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars, Washington, DC, April 2, 2013.
“Visa Policy, Security and Transatlantic Relations,” Trouble in the Atlantic: North American-European security cooperation in the post-Datagate era, University of Montreal, Dec. 6, 2013.
“The American Way of Border Control and Immigration Reform Politics,” Immigration Reform: Politics, Policy and Process, The Miller Center, University of Virginia, Washington, D.C., October 10-11, 2013.
“Selective Migration Policy Models and Changing Realities of Implementation,” 20th International Conference for Europeanists, Council for European Studies, Amsterdam, June 25-27, 2013.
“E-Government for Non-Citizens: A Preliminary Examination,” with Ramon Gil Garcia, paper presented in the Roundtable Series on U.S. Visa, Border, and Immigration Policies, Council on Foreign Relations, Washington, DC, Nov. 16, 2012.
“Nanotechnology, Extending Moore’s Law and International Change,” ISA, San Diego, April 1-4, 2012.
“US Border Control Efforts: Reflections Ten Years After 9/11,” Security and Borders: Policy and Politics, Canadian Embassy, Berlin, Germany, Mar. 22-23, 2012.
“The Evolution of Border Controls as a Mechanism to Prevent Illegal Immigration” Shared Challenges in the European Union and the United States, Final Conference of the European Project Improving EU and US Immigration Systems, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium, June 15, 2011.
“US Immigration Reform: Plenty of Ideas; Little Action,” U.S. Immigration Reform, With Special Reference to New York City, The Center for Migration Studies (CMS) in cooperation with The Levin Institute, SUNY, March 3, 2011.
“International Migration and Global Mobility in the Rise and Transformation of the Modern State System,” Anglo-German Fellowship Programme workshop on the State of the State, Universities of Bremen, Gottingen and Oxford, Bremen, Germany, May 7, 2010.
"Global Implications of the Mobility of People" Fifth Symposium on ICAO MRTDs, Biometrics and Security Standards, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) headquarters, Montreal, Canada, Sept. 21-23, 2009.
"Transatlantic Visa Politics," American Political Science Association (APSA) meeting, Toronto, September 3-6, 2009.
“The Challenges to Securing International Travel and Migration,” Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences, Bremen, Germany, June 25, 2009.
“No Shortcuts: Selective Migration and Integration,” with Jeroen Doomernik, Jonathan Laurence, Rahsaan Maxwell, Ines Michalowski and Dietrich Thraenhardt, report presentation to State Minister, Commissioner for Migration, Asylum and Integration, Federal Republic of Germany, Chancellory, Berlin, June 17, 2009.
“Visa Policies, New Technologies and Transatlantic Cooperation,” invited presentation at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin, June 16, 2009.
“Rethinking Border Security Technology,” conference on Border Experiences: The Interplay of Migration and Borders in Europe and the USA, German Federal Office for Immigration and Refugees, Nuremberg, June 15, 2009.
“The Challenges to Securing International Travel and Migration,” the German Marshall Fund, Brussels, June 11, 2009.
“Challenges to Securing International Travel and Migration” Swiss Forum for the Study of Migration and Population, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, June 9, 2009.
“Visa Policies, New Technologies and Transatlantic Cooperation,” conference on Transnational Dimensions of European Mobility, Center for Demography and Migrations at the U. S. Economy and Transatlantic Relations Institute, Lazarski University, Warsaw, June 4, 2009.
“The EU Policy Spectrum – Justice and Home Affairs,” The Foreign Service Institute, US Department of State, March 3, 2009.
“Competing for the Best and the Brightest,” Europe vs. America,” with Dietrich Thraenhardt and Jeroen Doomernik, European Studies Lecture Series, John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), March 3, 2009.
“Border Security Policies and US-Canada Relations,” Challenges and Solutions on the Northern Border, a Conference of the National Center for Border Security and Immigration, Bellevue, WA, Feb 26, 2009.
“Global Mobility Regimes,” Human Development Report Office, United Nations Development Programme, New York, NY February 17, 2009.
“Global Mobility Regimes: A Conceptual Reframing,” International Studies Association Conference, New York, NY, Feb 14-17, 2009.
“International Migration and Human Mobility as Security Issues,” International Studies Association Conference, New York, NY, Feb 14-17, 2009.
“Understanding Change in International Politics, Again and Again and Again,” Conference Celebrating the Scholarship of Friedrich Kratochwil, Columbia University, February 14, 2009.
"Models for Immigration Management Schemes – Comparison and Analysis of Existing Approaches and a Perspective for Future Reforms” with Kay Hailbronner, presentation and report release, German Marshall Fund of the United States, Washington, DC, Dec. 15, 2008.
“Migration Policy Research in the US,” Metropolis Conference, Bonn, Germany Oct. 27-31, 2008.
“International Travel” Workshop on Global Migration Governance, Oxford University, October 2, 2008.
“Bright Promises and Possible Pitfalls of Selective Migration: Lessons from the Competition,” Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Sept. 19, 2008.
“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.
“Selective Migration Policies and their Potential Pitfalls,” presented at Economically Motivated Migration - A Challenge for Western Societies, University of Virginia, May 23-24, 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.
"Global Mobility and the Quest for an International Migration Regime," Conference on International Migration and Development: Continuing the Dialogue – Legal and Policy Perspectives, the Center for Migration Studies (CMS) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), New York, New York, January 17-18, 2008.
“An Online Global Inventory of Nationality Laws,” Challenges of Migration for Citizenship Attribution, University of Maastricht, November 8-9, 2007.
“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.
“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.
“Emigrants and Homeland Politics,” Diasporas Transnationalism and Foreign Policy, Columbia University, Feb. 8, 2007.
“International Regime for Security and Mobility of Labour," International Labour Organization, Bangkok, Thailand, October 27, 2006.
“Migration Policy Research in the U.S.” International Metropolis Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, October 2-6, 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,” 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.
“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.
“Real Challenges for Virtual Borders,” Centre on Migration Policy and Society, Oxford University, Mar. 14, 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, 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.
“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, Virtual Borders or No Borders: Homeland Security Choices for the United States and Canada," Sponsored at the Canada Institute at The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, May 20, 2004. details
Rey Koslowski, "International Cooperation to Create Smart Borders,"presented at North American Integration: Migration Trade, and Security, Institute for Research on Public Policy, Ottawa, April 1-2, 2004.
“Information Technology and Homeland Security: How “Virtual” Can Smart Borders Get?” Migration Policy Institute, Washington, DC, Wednesday, April 28, 2004. details
"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 Electronic Advanced Passenger Information Transfer and Passport Biometrics," presented at the International Studies Association Meeting, Montreal, March 17-20, 2004.