PHOENIX — The eighth annual Border Security Expo is set to open in Phoenix
with keynote speeches from the deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of
Homeland Security and the commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
The expo runs Tuesday and Wednesday at the Phoenix Convention Center.
The event includes speeches from the deputy director of U.S. Immigration
and Customs Enforcement and the chief of U.S. Border Patrol.
Along with panel discussions about port of entry operations and sharing
intelligence, the expo will feature exhibitors displaying high-tech wares aimed
at securing lucrative government contracts and private sales.
The event’s organizers said its aim is to bring law enforcement and policymakers
together with industry leaders to discuss the latest technological advances and
share ideas about border security.