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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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Showcase Australia 2019

20 November 2019
Hotel Realm
Canberra, Australia

    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…

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December 2019

Member Meeting, Wellington

3 December 2019, 09:00-12:00
68 - 86 Jervois Quay Wellington 6001 New Zealand

We are pleased to announce our next Wellington Member Meeting will take place on 3 December 2019. Confirmed speakers are; John Walker, Manager, National Forensic Services, NZ Police Paul Cross, Head of Border Management, Sydney Practice, SITA John Rule, Managing Director, Brands Australia Joanne Knight, Senior Advisor (Identification Standards), Department of Internal Affairs, NZ Robin Whitaker, Account Executive, NEC Dion Chamberlain, Manager, Operations, Performance and Improvement, Department of Internal Affairs, NZ Terry Hartmann, Vice President, Asia Pacific, Cognitec Systems To…

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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
London 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: Glen Wimbury, Innovation Lead, Future Borders, Cross-Government Border Delivery Group, Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC), UK Julie Dawson, Director of Regulatory and Policy, Yoti, UK Sabah Jassim, Professor of Mathematics and Computation, School of Computing, University of Buckingham, UK Donal Greene, Regional Manager EMEA, Innovatrics, Slovakia Ricardo Navarro, CEO, TOC Biometrics S.A.,…

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March 2020

Member Meeting, Canberra

4 March, 09:00-12:00
2/45 Wentworth Avenue
Kingston, ACT 2602 Australia

Our next Canberra member meeting will be on 4 March 2020 at the offices of NTT, in Kingston, from 09:00 until 12:00. Registration starts at 08:45. Confirmed speakers are: Terry Hartmann, Vice President, Asia Pacific Cognitec Systems Adam Clarke, Principal - Technical Architect & Practice Lead, NTT Mardi Hall, Director - Supported Identity and Transformation (Identity Program), Services Australia (formerly Department Human Services) This meeting is free for members.  To register, please email alex@biometricsinstitute.org. If you are interested in membership,…

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