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Showcase Australia 2014

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Tuesday 18 November 2014 | 9.00am - 5.00pm | Hotel Realm, Canberra Australia

Biometrics Institute Showcase Australia 2014

Please save the date for the next Biometrics Institute Showcase Australia!

*FREE for delegates of the Biometrics Institute Intensive Course 2014.

In its 10th year, a promising line up of national and international expert speakers will take the stage to discuss the latest industry topics and trends. Be a part of the who's who of biometrics and network with key decision makers from government, industry and the biometric user sector.

Held at the award-winning Hotel Realm in Canberra, this one day event will have an exhibition showcasing the latest in biometric technologies.

Confirmed Speakers include:

  • Paul Cross, Director, Biometrics Institute and Assistant Secretary, Identity Branch, Department of Immigration and Border Protection
  • James Wayman, San Jose State University
  • Michael Lynch, Director, Passport Identity Section and FaBCoE Chair, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Mark Johnston, CEO, NZ Retail
  • Louis Chemont, Terminal Planner, Melbourne Airport 
  • Robyn Miller, National Manager, Future Travel Assistance, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
  • Stephen Wilson, Managing Director, Lockstep Consulting (FIDO Alliance)
  • David Chadwick, A/g Assistant Secretary, Digital Strategy & Solutions Branch, Department of Immigration and Border Protection
  • Arun Kendall, Industry Policy, Australian Payments Clearing Association
  • Ted Dunstone, Founder & 1st Chairman, Biometrics Institute
  • Geoff Poulton, 2nd Chairman and 1st government representative on the Board 
  • John Secker, 1st New Zealand Chairman and Director 
  • Bob Nash, Founding Member

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Keynote address: The history of the future of biometrics 
  • Online customer authentication 
  • New Zealand’s new immigration system
  • Digital Identity for non-citizens 
  • An update on the Interoperability Framework and Facial Biometrics Centre of Expertise (FaBCoE) 
  • Building trust models and handling data securely 
  • The Biometrics Institute Trust Mark 
  • Introduction to the FIDO Alliance
  • Panel Discussion: How to build strong trust models 
  • Panel Discussion: Customer authentication – How? Who? Why? 
  • Rapid Fire Discussion “The future of identity management and customer authentication” 
  • In conversation: The history of the future of biometrics by “The Originals

Networking Drinks -  Join us for drinks and nibbles at the end of the day in the Exhibition area. A great way to unwind from the day and hand out those final business cards.

Exhibition opportunities are STILL OPEN for this event. Please email  or phone +61 2 9431 8688 for more information.

Platinum Sponsor 2014

Fujitsu Logo

Gold Sponsor 2014 


IBM Logo


Silver Sponsors 2014

 Cognitec Logo       Nuance Logo     3M       Palmetrix Logo         Grabba Logo


  Biometix Logo           Aervision Technologies            NEC       Daon Logo

Supporting Media Partner 2014

 Supporting Organisation 2014


Registration Fees:

Member Rate (AUS$) (350.00)
Non-Member Rate (AUS$) (700.00)
University Subscriber Rate (AUS$) (220.00)
University Non-Subscriber Rate (AUS$) (330.00)

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