Justin Ikura | Deputy Director
Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | Canada

Justin Ikura, Deputy Director, Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Justin Ikura is currently the Deputy Director of the International Unit of the Canadian Passport Program, which is administered by the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Mr. Ikura is also serving as Vice Chair of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) New Technology Working Group (NTWG), which is ICAO’s technical body responsible for developing travel document specifications. In this role, Mr. Ikura has developed an expertise in border management, passport validation, gender markers, and next generation traveler facilitation/management and passport technology. Mr. Ikura holds an undergraduate degree in International Business and Marketing and Master’s Degree in Public Administration, both from the University of Ottawa

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Identity Week London 2020 - Day 3 @ 13:00

Panel: Virtual Passports - Implementation Challenges

An estimated 120 countries now deploy ePassports, and the next logical evolution of passports is in an entirely virtual format. This panel focuses on progress made so far, including ICAO’s work on a new Digital Travel Credential, and how to address the current barriers for adoption.
last published: 13/Nov/20 10:35 GMT
last published: 13/Nov/20 10:35 GMT
last published: 13/Nov/20 10:35 GMT

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