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BIOMETRICS WEEK 2019 | 28 October – 31 October 2019 | LONDON | QEII Conference Centre, London Westminster


Bob Schukai, Senior Vice President, Identity Solutions, Mastercard (subject to final confirmation)

Paul Wiles, UK Biometrics Commissioner

John Boyd, Assistant Director, Futures Identity, Office of Biometrics Identity Management (OBIM), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), USA

Christian D’Cunha, Head of Private Office of Giovanni Buttarelli, European Data Protection Supervisor

Richard Agostinelli, Member Advisory Council, Biometrics Institute

Fernando Garcia-Quismondo, Digital Identity Architecture, Santander Group

John Mears, Vice President and Tech Fellow, Leidos

Amba Kak, Public Policy Advisor, Mozilla Corp, South Asia

Raphael de Cormis, VP Innovation Labs, Gemalto

Raoul Cooper, Director, Biometrics Institute and Design Manager – Digital, International Airlines Group

Steven McLauchlan, Senior Portfolio Manager, SITA

Stephanie Schuckers, Head of Academic Innovation Group, Biometrics Institute and Director, Center for Identification Technology Research (CITeR)

Jonathon Phillips, Electronic Engineer, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Lisette Looren de Jong Vonk, Project Leader Innovation Border Management, Ministry of Justice and Security, Netherlands

Arun Vemury, Director, Biometric and Identity Technology Center, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate

John Howard, Data Scientist, The Maryland Test Facility

Mark Nixon, FIET FIAPR BMVA Distinguished Fellow 2015, School of Electronics and Computer Science University of Southampton

Kay Ritchie, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, University of Lincoln

Heidrun Holin, Senior Project Manager, Deutsche Lufthansa AG

Annet Steenbergen, Advisor Happy Flow & Pre-clearance, Government of Aruba

Eugene Kramer, Lead Designer, Passenger Experience/IT – CTO, Heathrow Airport

Brenda Leong, Senior Counsel and Director of Strategy, Future of Privacy Forum

Simon Daykin, Chief Technology Officer, Leidos

Hans de Moel, Director, Biometrics Institute & Innovation Officer, KMar, Royal Netherlands Marechaussee (KMar Schiphol) – Ministry of Defence

Joseph Atick, Chairman, Identity Counsel International

Richard Rinkens, Coordinator for Biometrics and Identity Management, European Commission (subject to final confirmation)

Emmanuel Dupuis, Head of unit, European and International Affairs, Ministry of the Interior, France

Lénárd Zsákai, Border Police Expert, Hungarian National Police

Gordon Wilson, President, Worldreach

Alastair Treharne, Assurance and Fraud Lead, Government Digital Service, Cabinet Office UK

Andrew Budd, Founder and CEO, iProov

Leyla Goncharenko, Project Manager, Sberbank

David Alonso, Innovation Manager, Cecabank

Michael O’Connell, Director, Biometrics Institute

Roger Baldwin, Advisory Board, Biometrics Institute 

Sam Jefferies, Biometrics Deployment Officer, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Niall McCann, Policy Advisor and Project Manager, Legal Identity, Bureau for Policy and Programme Support, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Dana Michalski, Science Team Lead, Intelligence Analytics Branch, Australian Defence Science and Technology Group

Terry Aulich, Head of Privacy Expert Group, Biometrics Institute

Charlie Hedges, European Alert Coordinator, Police Expert, Missing Children, Amber Alert Europe

Frederike Kaltheuner, Head of Data Exploitation Programme, Privacy International

Karen Carter, Statistics Specialist, UNICEF

Ted Dunstone, Head of Biometrics Institute Security and Integrity Expert Group, Biometrics Institute

Patrick Grother, Biometric Standards and Testing Lead, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Dinusha Frings, Research Manager, National Office for Identity Data, Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, Netherlands

Martin George, Consultant-Digital Solutions, OVD Kinegram

Glen Wimbury, Member, Borders User Group, Biometrics Institute

Edward Higgs, Professor Emeritus, Department of History, University of Essex 

Roy Friedman, Chief Executive Director, National Cyber Directorate, Prime Minister’s Office, Israel

Marianne Henriksen, Program Manager, National Population Register, Norwegian Tax Administration

Jakob Dam Glynstrup, Head of Centre, Danish National ID Centre

Tracy Alexander, Director of Forensic Services, City of London Police

Mark Branchflower, Head of Fingerprint and Face Unit, INTERPOL

Silkie Carlo, Director, Big Brother Watch

Damianos Chronakis, Specialist, Europol/ECTC

Pete Fussey, Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Essex

Joe Purshouse, Lecturer in Criminal Law, University of East Anglia

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Responsible use of Biometrics