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Showcase Australia 2019

20 November 2019


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The Biometrics Institute is proud to present its flagship government event, Showcase Australia – Wednesday 20 November 2019.

Since 2005, Showcase Australia has provided a unique and effective platform to connect biometric users from key government agencies with technology providers to share experiences that will help shape the future of the biometrics industry.

Topics to be discussed include:

• How to do we protect against potential cyber attacks
• Law enforcement: The responsible and ethical use of biometrics
• Results of research on public perceptions of biometrics by the Australian Institute of Criminology
• Update on biometric standards
• The need for good practices for implementing and maintaining biometrics

At Showcase Australia, you will have the opportunity to:

• Have off-the record discussions allowing for exclusive conversation (no media)
• Engage directly with industry leaders and benefit from expert opinion
• Build a stronger biometric community and increase connections
• Learn how to utilise biometrics to improve customer experience and gain their trust
• Acquire good practice guidance to effectively implement biometrics in your own organisation
• Receive the latest research and development information

Key expert speakers include:

• Nigel Phair, Director, UNSW Canberra Cyber, speaking on The good, bad and the ugly of biometrics for identity, safety and security online
Shashi Samprathi, Director, Passport Standards and Biometrics, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australian Passport Office, giving an update on ISO biometric standards
Simon Walsh, A/g Chief Capability Officer, Australian Federal Police
• Russell Smith, Principal Criminologist, Australian Institute of Criminology
• Ross Greenwood, Biometrics Institute
• Andrew Rice, Assistant Secretary, Identity Security, Department of Home Affairs and Chairman, Biometrics Institute
• Darren Bark, Director, Strategic Priorities & Identity, Office of the Commissioner, NSW Police Force
Emily Howie, Legal Director, Human Rights Law Centre



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If you are interested in sponsorship or speaking opportunities, please contact alex@biometricsinstitute.org

Pre-conference workshop
Biometrics Vulnerabilities Workshop – how robust is your system?

Follow the conversation on twitter!
To be part of the Showcase conversation, make sure you use our hashtag – #biometricsshowcase

Registrations are closed for this event