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November 2019

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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Online meeting: part of US Conference 2020

24 March, 09:00-12:00

  Biometrics Institute events provide an extremely important platform for the dialogue between our members and key stakeholders committed to the responsible and ethical use of biometrics. As the world faces new and unprecedented challenges and opportunities, building a resilient community and continuing our conversations on good practices has never been more important. Due to the coronavirus, we had to postpone our face to face US Conference from March to September 2020. However, we held an extraordinary online meeting in…

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April 2020

Online member meeting: Good practices for biometrics at the border

28 April, 13:00-15:00

Biometrics Institute events provide an extremely important platform for the dialogue between our members and key stakeholders committed to the responsible and ethical use of biometrics. As the world faces new and unprecedented challenges and opportunities, building a resilient community and continuing our conversations on good practices has never been more important. Due to the coronavirus, we have postponed our ID@Borders Conference from April to October 2020. But in response to the success of our extraordinary online meeting in March,…

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May 2020

Online member meeting: Responsible and ethical use of biometrics in a crisis – where should we draw the line?

27 May, 16:30-18:00

Biometrics Institute events provide an extremely important platform for the dialogue between our members and key stakeholders committed to the responsible and ethical use of biometrics. As the world faces new and unprecedented challenges and opportunities, building a resilient community and continuing our conversations on good practices has never been more important. Due to the coronavirus, we have postponed our ID@Borders Conference from April to October and our Asia-Pacific Conference from May to December 2020. But in response to the…

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June 2020

Online meeting: Biometrics, hygiene and adapting in a time of crisis

25 June, 12:00-15:00

7:00 EDT (New York) 12:00 BST (London) 19:00 SGT (Singapore) 21:00 AEST (Sydney) Biometrics Institute events provide an extremely important platform for the dialogue between our members and key stakeholders committed to the responsible and ethical use of biometrics. As the world faces new and unprecedented challenges and opportunities, building a resilient community and continuing our conversations on good practices has never been more important. In response to our members requests and the need for adaption with the crisis we…

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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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