Session 1 (Round table): The Strategy Behind Technology: Leveraging Innovative Solutions to Address Global Trade Challenges

10 Oct 2023 11:15 12:15
Tom MuellerDr. Moderator Cross-border Research Association
Kunio MikuriyaDr. Speaker World Customs Organization
Edward Kieswetter Speaker Council Chairperson of World Customs Organization
Nguyen Van CanDr. Speaker General Department of Viet Nam Customs
Brightwell Siboniso Nkambule Speaker Eswatini Revenue Service

This round table will set the scene for the Conference by showcasing various strategic approaches to innovation and technology deployment in Customs in view of harnessing the power of technology to address emerging challenges in the global trade landscape.

In the context of the WCO theme of the year 2023, the speakers will be invited to explore how innovation and technology deployment can attract the new generation to the Customs profession, as well as serve as a source of professional pride in Customs.

The session will also explore approaches to placing people at the heart of the digital transformation of Customs and ensuring sustainability and good governance in the technology deployment process.