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GDPR & Biometrics Seminar

17 April 2018 | 1.30pm - 5.30pm | Belgium

Due to popular demand by our members we have now scheduled a half-day seminar to be held in Brussels on the 17 April 2018, the day prior to the ID@Borders Conference (18-19 April 2018).

The meeting will take place in the afternoon from 1.30pm - 5.30pm and include a range of talks and discussions on the implications of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which is coming into force on the 25 May 2018.

The event will be an open discussion about the implications of the GDPR for biometrics and help attendees to reflect how prepared they are.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Christian D’Cunha, Office of the European Data Protection Supervisor
  • John Grant, Civil Liberties Engineer, Palantir Technologies
  • Pam Dixon, Member of Biometrics Institute Privacy Expert Group and Executive Director, World Privacy Forum
  • Els Kindt, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
  • Fernando Garcia-Quismondo, Grupo Santander 
  • Dan Bachenheimer, Member of Biometrics Institute Privacy Expert Group and Principal Director, Accenture Security

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Please note that preference is given to members and end users. Non-members can register at the non-member fee but spaces will be subject to availability.  

Member: GBP 120
Non-Member: GBP 240

Host Sponsor: Amber Network
The Office of the Spanish National Research Council
7th Floor, Room 3, Rue du Trône, 62
1050 Brussels


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