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Asia-Pacific Conference 2017

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17-18 May 2017 | Dockside, Sydney, Australia

Now in it's 17th year, the Asia-Pacific Conference continues to bring together biometric users from key government agencies, commercial organisations and technology providers to share ideas, discuss the opportunities biometrics offer and implementation challenges.

Whether your objectives are to find out future trends, learn about latest technologies and applications, or gather strategic and technical information, this annual event presents an unparalleled opportunity to meet with the experts in their field.

Session themes include:

How is Biometrics applied at the borders and for law enforcement in the US? Find out from:

James Loudermilk, Senior Level Technologist,
Science & Technology Branch
Federal Bureau of Investigation, USA

Patrick Nemeth, Director, Identity Operations Division
Office of Biometric Identity Management
Department of Homeland Security

Iris Scanning at land and sea checkpoints – hear about Singapore’s plans

Clarence Yeo, Commissioner
Immigration & Checkpoints Authority, Singapore

Travel identification assurance – latest initiatives globally, for Australia and New Zealand

David Philp, General Manager, Identity and Passport Services
Service Delivery and Operations Branch
Department of Internal Affairs, New Zealand
(Also Chair ICAO Implementation and Capacity Building Working Group)

Stephen Gee, Assistant Secretary, Passport Policy & Integrity Branch
Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade

Plus, other topical issues:

Facial recognition – an update on international standards on facial assessments plus the latest on the national facial matching capability project
National Identity management – what’s happening in various countries
*  The Biometrics Institute’s revised Privacy Guidelines – what you need to know
Biometrics and national development goals – how are developing nations considering the use of biometrics
Latest technical research...and many more...

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Please note the following registration fees.  User = government agency or other user of biometric technologies i.e. financial institution. Supplier = system integrator, consultant, manufacturer etc. 

User Member (incl.GST) AUD$1,205
User Non-Member (incl.GST) AUD$1,712 
Supplier Member (incl.GST) AUD$1,480 
Supplier Non-Member (incl.GST) AUD$1,915 
University Subscribers (incl.GST) AUD$223
University Non-Subscribers (incl.GST) AUD$334 

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