Skip Content

Biometrics Institute Asia-Pacific Conference 2015

Download programme

Identity, Security & Trust – Creating a seamless customer experience in the physical and digital world
27-28 May 2015 | Dockside, Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia

The full programme is now available. Following the unprecedented success of the 2014 Asia-Pacific Conference, the Biometrics Institute is pleased to announce dates for next year’s flagship conference.

Stop press: change for the Ministerial Keynote Address:

The Hon Peter Dutton MP, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Australia

Keynote Speakers:

  • Randall Brugeaud, First Assistant Secretary (National Director), Major Capability Division, Department of Immigration and Border Protection Service
  • Michael O’Connell, Director, Operational Police Support Directorate, Interpol
  • Clarence Yeo, Commissioner, Immigration & Checkpoints Authority, Singapore

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Mandy Smith, Head of Agency Services & RealMe, Kiwibank (New Zealand)
  • Arron Baker, Chairman & Director, Biometrics Institute and Assistant General Manager, Strategy & Assurance Service Design & Performance, Immigration New Zealand
  • Andrew Rice, Director, Biometrics Institute and Assistant Secretary, Cyber and Identity Security Branch, Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department – Cyber & Identity Security Branch
  • Paul Cross, Director, Biometrics Institute and Assistant Secretary, Identity and Intelligence Capability Branch, Major Capability Division, Immigration and Border Protection Portfolio, Department of Immigration and Border Protection (Australia)
  • Martin Quin, Senior Payments Advisor, Payments NZ
  • John Kendall, Public Sector & Security Programme Director, CBP, Asia Pacific, Unisys
  • Este Darin-Cooper, Director, Regulation and Strategy Branch, Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
  • Rick Brown, Deputy Director - Research, Australian Institute of Criminology
  • Travis Tyler, Head of Mobile, Westpac
  • Keith Brown, General Manager, Business Services, The BPAY Group

For any enquiries or for those looking to take a part in the conference please email



Diamond Sponsor:

Lockheed Martin Corporation

 Gold Sponsors: 

Unisys Logo     NEC


Silver Sponsors:


Northrop Grumman Information Systems

Exclusive sponsorship opportunities are available but are in high demand. The last Biometrics Institute event sold out sponsorship so do request your sponsorship proposal from


Wacom Logo  Cognitec Logo     Daon    Biometix

Supporting Organisations


NORA    PlanetB  Biometric update logo


Registration (incl GST):

Biometrics Institute Member 2 days (AUD): 1150.00
Biometrics Institute Member 1 day (AUD): 800.00
Non-Member 2 days (AUD): 1650.00
Non-Member 1 day (AUD): 1100.00
Full-time student / Poster Presenters Member (AUD): 220
Full-time student/ Poster Presenter Non-member (AUD): 330

Please also note the two pre-conference workshops on 

< Back

Member login

Forgotten password?

Become a member