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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, OBIM, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Fernando Garcia-Quismondo, Digital Identity Architecture, Santander Group

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

Stephanie Schuckers, Head of Academic Innovation Group, Biometrics Institute & Director, CITeR

Jonathon Phillips, Electronic Engineer, 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

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

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

Thirimachos Bourlai, Associate Professor, Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University (subject to final confirmation)

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

Lénárd Zsákai, Border Police Expert, Hungarian National Police

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

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

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, UNHCR

Niall McCann, Focal Point, Legal Identity, Bureau for Policy and Programme Support, UNDP

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

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 BSIEG & Founder, Biometrics Institute and MD, Biometix

Patrick Grother, Biometric Standards and Testing Lead, NIST

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

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

Marianne Henriksen, Program Manager, National Population Register, Norwegian Directorate of Taxes

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

Glen Wimbury, Tech and Innovations Lead, Future Borders Programme, Cross-Government Border Delivery Group, Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs 

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

Detective Chief Superintendent Ivan Balhatchet, Metropolitan Police Service

Johanna Morley, Senior Technologist, Technology, Research & Innovation, Metropolitan Police Service 

Mark Branchflower, Head of Fingerprint and Face Unit, INTERPOL

Silkie Carlo, Director, Big Brother Watch

Damianos Chronakis, Specialist, Europol/ECTC

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

Joseph Atick, Chairman, Identity Counsel International

Edward Higgs, BA (Oxon), DPhil, FRHS, Professor Emeritus, Department of History, University of Essex 

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

Lead the debate with us on the
Responsible use of Biometrics