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eID Forum 2018 is co-funded by the EU structural funds support scheme "Raising Public Awareness about the Information Society" (European Regional Development Fund).

Our Speaker
Egert Belitšev
Police and Border Guard Board Estonia
Head of Integrated Border Management Bureau
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Meet our Speaker: Egert Belitšev

Mr Schneider is a Director within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Protection, Entry/Exit Transformation Office, where he provides biographic and biometric strategy and services to the Department and other interagency and international partners.  Currently, Mr Schneider leads a business team responsible for deploying biometric technology to the U.S. land border used for both vehicle and pedestrian crossings.  He is also responsible for the operation of a biographic system storing traveller data for individuals arriving and leaving the U.S. and determining if the traveller adheres to the terms of their entry.  Previously he has been a member of the DHS US-VISIT office, where he had oversight responsibilities for the DHS biometric identity system, IDENT.  During this time, he was selected for a secondment with the UK Government, where he advised and offered expertise to the UK Home Office and other foreign officials about implementing large-scale biometric programs.  
Mr Schneider has extensive experience with the management of identity systems supporting various needs of the U.S. government and works to advance information sharing and relationship-building opportunities with international partners to strengthen border security worldwide.

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