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February 2020

Introduction to Biometrics course

26 February-27 February
1 Drummond Gate
London, SW1V 2QQ

  We are bringing our highly-acclaimed Introduction to Biometrics course back to London on 26-27 February. This is an intensive two-day course packed with information and practical advice, aimed at anyone wishing to learn about biometrics or who feels they need to update their knowledge. This course will cover topics such as: Definitions and varying applications, including verification and identification Understanding technical performance metrics Accuracy and error rates What to consider when implementing biometric systems Standards Fingerprint, facial and iris…

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Member Meeting, London

28 February, 09:30-13:00
76/78 Upper Ground London SE1 9PZ United Kingdom

  Our next UK member meeting will be on 28 February 2020 on London's South Bank from 10:00 until 13:00. Registration starts at 9.30. Confirmed speakers are: Julie Dawson, Director of Regulatory and Policy, Yoti, UK Sabah Jassim, Professor, University of Buckingham, UK Donal Greene, Regional Manager EMEA, Innovatrics, Slovakia Ricardo Navarro, CEO, TOC Biometrics S.A., Chile This meeting is free for members. Non-members are welcome, but a small fee may apply. To register, please email nicky@biometricsinstitute.org. If you are…

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March 2020

US Conference 2020

24 March-25 March
VA United States

  Plus: 23 March 2020 - Good Practice Framework consultative workshop click here In the last 12 months we have seen a contrast emerge between the apparent acceptance of the ubiquitous use of biometrics in the private sector and public concerns regarding the use of the technology for security, identification and e-government services in the public sector. Public opinion has played a big role in influencing policy directions. In parts of the US, there has been a strong regulatory response to…

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April 2020

ID@Borders Conference 2020

28 April-29 April
Rue du Parnasse 19
Brussels, 1050 Belgium

  Click here for information on the members-only Good Practice Framework consultative workshop. The Biometrics Institute's 8th annual ID@Borders Conference will take place on 28-29 April 2020 in Brussels. This year will be an important one for our borders as the community prepares for the launch of the Entry/Exit System (EES) and the as yet unknown implications of Brexit. At the same time, progress needs to be made on issues around interoperability, data sharing, data protection and privacy. New challenges are also emerging…

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May 2020

Member Meeting, Singapore

14 May, 09:30-13:15

We are holding a free-to-attend meeting in Singapore, kindly hosted by Idemia. The event is on 14 May 2020. The agenda is currently being confirmed, if you are interesting in speaking opportunities please email alex@biometricsinstitute.org. To register please email christine@biometricsinstitute.org This event has limited seating and preference will be given to members. Others will be added to a waiting list. If you have any queries about this meeting or are interested in membership, please contact alex@biometricsinstitute.org

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Asia-Pacific Conference 2020

27 May, 09:00-28 May, 17:00
Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

  Click here for information on the members-only Good Practice Framework consultative workshop. This year's two-day Asia-Pacific Conference brings together biometric users from both the public and private sector, as well as technology providers, academics and privacy advocates.  The agenda will discuss the opportunities biometrics offer and potential implementation challenges. This annual event presents an unparalleled opportunity to meet with specialists in their field. Our expert speakers will relay the latest information on privacy and the responsible and ethical use of biometrics. Key…

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July 2020

Face Recognition Performance Workshop

20 July, 13:00-17:00

The workshop will cover the latest updates in face recognition performance including results from the four ongoing tracks of the new NIST Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT). The session will give introductory material on biometrics performance comparing metrics for matching vs transactional rates, identification vs verification, false positives vs negatives. Thereafter more detail on the following topics will be covered include: gains from the new generation of algorithms; description and quantification of demographic effects; statements on ageing; scalability of accuracy…

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October 2020

Biometrics Institute Congress and Biometrics Week 2020

19 October-23 October
QEII Conference Centre
London Westminster, United Kingdom

  Speakers              Sponsors and Exhibitors           Biometrics Week events             Venue Our next Biometrics Institute Congress will be held on 20 - 21 October 2020. The Biometrics Institute Congress has established itself as the meeting place for the international biometrics community to gather annually in London. It provides an independent platform for off-the-record discussion among the institute's global multi-stakeholder community. In 2019, over 300 representatives from over…

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