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Showcase Australia 2017

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 | Hotel Realm, Canberra, Australia 

Showcase Australia 2017

The Biometrics Institute is proud to present its flagship government event, Showcase Australia 2017.

Since 2005, Showcase Australia has provided a unique and effective platform to connect biometric users from key government agencies with technology providers to share ideas on key developments.  We seek to answer:

“What does the future of securing identity look like”?
“What needs to happen to make biometrics a trusted solution in government services”?

At Showcase Australia, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Engage directly with industry leaders and benefit from expert opinion
  • Build a stronger biometric community and increase connections
  • Learn how to utilise biometrics to improve customer experience
  • Acquire best-practice guides to effectively implement biometrics in your own organisation
  • Receive the latest research and development information

Key expert speakers include:

Jill Fitzroy, Director Service Strategy, VicRoads - Case study: Implementation of Facial Recognition System

Matthew Pang, Business Architect, Innovation Hub, AUSTRAC - A Multi-Agency approach to customer identification: The role of biometrics

Natalie Reed, A/g GM- Credit, fraud & Identity, Melinda Buxton, Program Director, Enterprise Identity & Authentication Program, Telstra - Biometrics and customer identity verification for Telstra's consumer business

Hon Terry Aulich, Head of Privacy Expert Group, Biometrics Institute, Launch of Biometrics Institute's Privacy Impact Assessment Template

Andrew Rice, Assistant Secretary, Identity and Protective Security Branch, Attorney General’s Department, Paul Cross, Assistant Secretary Enterprise Biometrics, Identity and Biometrics Division, Department of Immigration and Border Protection, Stephen Gee, Assistant Secretary, Passport Policy and Integrity, Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade - Australian Passport Office, Facilitator: Brett Feldon, Board Director, Biometrics Institute, "Past, Present & Future for Biometrics"

Ben Foster, Director – Identity and Authentication Platforms Management
Australian Taxation Office,  An update on ATO’s voice biometrics and the future of digital service delivery

Penelope Thomas, Project Manager- Applied Industry Research, Australian Film, Television & Radio School, Biometrics for audience engagement: Four pilot studies

Adam Hergert, Head of Information Security Strategy and Architecture, ANZ Banking Group, A banking sector perspective


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 Registration Fees

 User Member: AUD (Inc GST) $500
 User Non-Member: AUD (Inc GST) $655

 Supplier Member: AUD (Inc GST) $815
 Supplier Non-Member: AUD (Inc GST) $970

 University Subscriber Member: AUD (Inc GST) $250
 University Subscriber Non-Member: AUD (Inc GST) $360

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