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May 2019

Face Recognition Performance Workshop

21 May 2019, 13:00-17:00
72 Liverpool Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia
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PRESENTERS: Patrick Grother and Mei Ngan, NIST Patrick Grother is a scientist at the National Institute of Standards in Technology responsible for biometric standards and testing. He leads the IREX, FRVT and FIVE evaluations of iris and face recognition technologies that support biometrics in national scale identity management. He co-chairs NIST’s International Biometrics Performance Conference on measurement, metrics and certification. He edits the biometrics specifications for the US Government's PIV credentialing program, for which he received his second Department of Commerce Gold…

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How to implement a Privacy Impact Assessment Workshop

24 May 2019, 09:00-12:00
72 Liverpool Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia
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HOW TO IMPLEMENT BIOMETRICS RESPONSIBLY USING A PIA This workshop will help you clarify your ideas about privacy management, looking at good practice implementation and how to position your organisation at the forefront of the biometrics industry. It will answer questions like: a) How should I deal with privacy and artificial intelligence issues? b) How can I deal with potential losses of private data? c) When does consent become important?     The Biometrics Institute, in consultation with member experts…

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June 2019

The Great Debate: discussing the responsible and ethical use of biometrics – hosted by Microsoft

6 June 2019, 09:30-13:45
Brussels, Belgium

Be part of this unique interactive event to discuss how we can make the world a safer place through the responsible and ethical use of biometrics. Come and join us in shaping the future. The Brussels event will be hosted by Microsoft   Following the successful Biometrics and GDPR seminar in Brussels in 2018, we are returning to Europe’s capital to facilitate an essential dialogue about the future of biometrics. We are delighted that Microsoft has agreed to host this…

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October 2019

Biometrics Vulnerabilities Workshop – how robust is your system?

28 October 2019, 09:00-12:00
1 Drummond Gate
London, SW1V 2QQ

  This half day workshop will take place as a part of the Biometrics Institute Congress and Biometrics Week 2019  and will focus on: Biometric Vulnerabilities – how robust is your system? What biometric vulnerabilities do you need to be aware of? What does Presentation Attack Detection (PAD) and Liveness mean? What accreditation is available to trust the biometric systems? What does FIDO offer? Why testing is important Red-teaming Who should attend: end-users, integrators and others interested in understanding spoofing,…

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Face Recognition Performance Workshop

28 October 2019, 13:00-17:00
1 Drummond Gate
London, SW1V 2QQ

  This half day workshop will take place alongside the Biometrics Institute Congress and Biometrics Week 2019. 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…

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Joint Expert Group Briefing

31 October 2019, 09:30-13:00
Australia House
London, WC2B 4LA United Kingdom
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This highly interactive half-day event provides a rare opportunity to meet with the institute's expert and sector groups, and have your say on where you believe our industry is heading. Group members will discuss our existing guidance documents and ask for views on the Biometrics Institute's future initiatives and priorities as an industry.  The groups involved are: Academic Research & Innovation Expert Group Biometrics Security & Innovation Expert Group Future Direction Group Privacy & Policy Expert Group This year we…

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How to implement a Privacy Impact Assessment Workshop

31 October 2019, 14:00-17:30
Australia House
London, WC2B 4LA United Kingdom

  This half day workshop will take place alongside the Biometrics Institute Congress and Biometrics Week 2019. The workshop will help you clarify your ideas about privacy management in your organisation, looking at good practice implementation and how to position your organisation at the forefront of the biometrics industry. It will provide answers to the following questions: Do you know how to deal with privacy and artificial intelligence issues? How to deal with potential losses of private data? When does…

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November 2019

Biometrics Vulnerabilities Workshop – how robust is your system?

19 November 2019, 14:00-17:00
100 Northbourne Ave
Canberra, ACT 2601 Australia

This half day workshop, held in Canberra, in conjunction with Showcase Australia and will focus on: Biometric Vulnerabilities – how robust is your system? What biometric vulnerabilities do you need to be aware of? What does Presentation Attack Detection (PAD) and Liveness mean? What accreditation is available to trust the biometric systems? What does FIDO offer? Why testing is important Red-teaming Who should attend: end-users, integrators and others interested in understanding spoofing, liveness and presentation attack detection. The workshop will…

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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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July 2020

Launch workshop: The Biometrics Institute Good Practice Framework

16 July, 12:00-14:30
London United Kingdom

Join us for a practical demonstration of the Biometrics Institute Good Practice Framework on Thursday 16 July 2020: 7:00 EDT (New York) 12:00 BST (London) 13:00 CEST (Europe) 19:00 SGT (Singapore) 21:00 AEST (Sydney) The Biometrics Institute has been promoting the responsible and ethical use of biometrics for more than 18 years. Last year we began working on the Biometrics Institute Good Practice Framework.  This document is a first-of-its-kind good practice tool that outlines the stages of the strategic planning,…

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