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Showcase Australia 2022

25 May 2022

Canberra, Australia (in-person event)


25 May 2022


Hotel Realm, Canberra


Showcase Australia provides 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.

The event will provide updates on biometric projects and discuss important topics such as identity management at the border, digital identity, remote onboarding and privacy.


Confirmed speakers include:

  • Lorraine Finlay, Australian Human Rights Commissioner
  • Jacob Suidgeest, Director Policy and Accreditation Digital Identity, Digital Transformation Agency
  • Brett Feldon, Advisory Council Member, Biometrics Institute
  • Ben Foster, Assistant Commissioner, Digital Identity Services, Australian Taxation Office

  • Stephen Gee, Asst Secretary, Passport Policy & Integrity, Department of Foreign Affairs
  • Kavita Kewal, Asst Secretary, Identity and Biometrics Policy and Futures Branch, Home Affairs Australia
  • Sam Stuart, Director, Digital Identity, Cyber & Intelligence Solutions (C&I), Mastercard Asia/Pacific
  • Simon Walsh, National Manager, Operational Science and Technology, Australian Federal Police
  • Paul Cross, Head of Border Management, Sydney Practice, SITA
  • Terry Hartmann, Vice President, Asia-Pacific, Cognitec Systems
  • John Rule, Managing Director, Brands Australia
  • Blair Crawford, Managing Director, Daltrey Australia
  • Sylvia Jastkowiak, Senior Consultant, NEC Australia
  • Sasha Agafonoff, Technical Consultant, Nuance
  • David Chadwick, Global Director, Identity and Biometrics, Unisys

For speaking opportunities please email Isabelle


We thank our sponsors SITA, Cognitec, Brands Australia, Daltrey Australia, NEC Australia, Nuance and Unisys, and our exhibitors BixeLab and Giesecke+Devrient, for their valued support.

For more information on the remaining sponsorship packages please email Michelle


Member users: A$550 (inc GST)
Member suppliers: A$890 (inc GST)

Non-member users: A$750 (inc GST)
Non-member suppliers: A$1070 (inc GST)


To register, please complete the registration form


For general enquiries please email Christine.

We look forward to welcoming you to our Showcase Australia event.

Please note that attendee numbers might be limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation, but remain hopeful that the event will be able to go ahead face-to-face. Should we not be able to meet in person, the event will go online.



Registrations are closed for this event