1st International Symposium on


Challenges and Solutions

October 15-19, 2017

Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

About the Symposium

This symposium is the first in the series of symposiums organized by the General Directorate of Saudi Border Guard, Ministry of Interior, Saudi Arabia that provides a forum for the relevant authorities and global experts to promote knowledge and exchange ideas and information that will enhance land and maritime border security and safety at national, regional and international levels.

Major Symposium Topics

  • Fundamentals of Border Security and Safety – Concepts, Challenges and Solution Approaches at national and global perspectives.
  • Security and safety of sea and land ports and protection of critical assets.
  • Security and safety of land and maritime borders – Towards an integrated solution.
  • National, regional and international cooperation and its effectiveness to enhance border Security and Safety – Past, Present and Future.
  • National and international legislations and law enforcement impacts on Border crime management – Experience, Assessment and the Lessons Learned.
  • The role of integrated technologies and advanced systems in achieving the border security and safety missions and improving performances.
  • Management of maritime disasters and coordination of search and rescue (SR).
  • Focused education and training programs to prepare qualified personnel with enhanced integrity, efficiency, and experience through gaining scientific and operational skills to face the challenges of border and national security and safety.
  • Impacts of Border safety and security on socio- economic development.
  • Any other topic relevant to the wide spectrum of land and maritime border security issues including terrorism, piracy, smuggling and other crimes.

Key Dates

  • April 14, 2017 - Deadline for submission of abstracts
  • May 12, 2017 - Notification of acceptance of abstracts and invitation for submission of full papers
  • July 14, 2017 - Deadline for submission of full papers
  • August 04, 2017 - Notification of acceptance of full papers
  • September 15, 2017 - Deadline for submission of final manuscripts
  • October 14, 2017 - Last date for online registration