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Security Printing 2011 to host a number of seminars related to banknote security, security inks and more

Published on 19 November, 2010

Security Printing 2011 is to be held in January in Crotia
The event will cover the latest innovation in banknote security amongst other topics
Pira International announces the full agenda for the Security Printing & Alternative Solutions in Central/Eastern Europe & Russia/CIS conference. The event marks its 11th anniversary in 2011 and takes place 25-27 January in the cultural capital of Croatia, Zagreb.

Key topics covered:

  • Case studies of eID card and ePassport projects
  • Counterfeiting solutions
  • The latest innovation in banknote security
  • Technology trends and opportunities in the regional security markets
  • Key developments in topical EU initiatives
  • Pharmaceutical anti-counterfeiting strategies
  • Document protection for tax stamps

 Programme highlights:

  • Experiences of counterfeiting in Croatia and new security features in the protection of documents
  • Understanding the work of the National Analysis Centre
  • Recent examples of Kuna counterfeits and techniques used by counterfeiters
  • Tactile security features
  • Two-sided protection
  • Individualisation in document printing

Petra Poldrugac, Counterfeit Specialist, Croatian National Bank, Croatia

  • Case Study: The Georgian e-passport experience
  • The need for an e-passport in Georgia
  • Deciding on the right technology for optimal security in a competitive market
  • Optimising issuance logistics; seeing the process through to a successful end

Giorgi Vashadze, Chairman of the Civil Registry Agency, Ministry of Justice, Georgia

  • Recent developments in security inks
  • Changing demand for inks and their uses
  • Innovations in the industry
  • Novel applications of security inks

Gabor Zsamboki, CEO, Allami Nyomda, Hungary

Half Day Workshop - Focus on counterfeiting: Detection, prevention and communication of global and regional counterfeiting trends
14:00-17:30 Tuesday 25 January 2011

Preceding the conference will be a half day workshop, which will focus on:

  1. Methods and techniques being used to counterfeit regional documents
  2. Weaknesses in regional identification and travel documents
  3. Technological innovations needed to ensure future security of these documents
  4. Other methods being used to create high quality counterfeit international travel documents
  5. Recent developments in achieving a globally interoperable Border Management System to ensure efficient detection of counterfeits
  6. Improvements in infrastructure required to better communicate observed trends between countries

This workshop will help you compare and contrast regional counterfeiting trends with the international situation and become aware of new technologies crucial to improving document security. You will also understand how border control infrastructure can be developed to better identify and communicate these trends.

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