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Showcase Australia 2018


Digital ID - Building Security & Trust

The Biometrics Institute is proud to present its flagship government event, Showcase Australia on Wednesday 28 November 2018.

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 Digital ID look like?
Who needs to be involved, and what needs to happen to ensure biometrics is 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 and gain their trust
  • Acquire best-practice guides to effectively implement biometrics in your own organisation
  • Receive the latest research and development information

Key expert speakers include:

Ed Santow, Human Rights Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission

Russell Cooke, Government Chief Privacy Officer (Acting), Department of Internal Affairs New Zealand

Peter Alexander, Chief Digital Officer, Digital Transformation Agency Australia, will provide an overview of DTA's roadmap of Australia's Digital ID transformation.  

Ted Dunstone, Head of the Biometrics Institute Security & Integrity Expert Group, will take part in an interactive panel discussion:  Digital ID - What is keeping us up at night?

Amanda Ianna, Registrar, NSW Births, Deaths & Marriages will discuss 'Biometrics and Securing Personal Identity Documents' alongside Jill Fitzroy, Director - Service Strategy, VicRoads

Darren Bark, Director, Department of Justice - Office for Police (NSW)

Paul Cross, Assistant Secretary, Identity and Biometrics Capability Branch, Department of Home Affairs, will moderate the panel discussion 'Digital ID - What is keeping us up at night?' 

Stephen Gee, Assistant Secretary – Passport Policy and Integrity, DFAT – Passport Office

Claus Gruendel, Head of Payments Innovation, AusPayNet


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Registration Fees

 User Member: AUD (Inc GST) $515
 User Non-Member: AUD (Inc GST) $670

 Supplier Member: AUD (Inc GST) $835
 Supplier Non-Member: AUD (Inc GST) $995

 University Subscriber Member: AUD (Inc GST) $260
 University Subscriber Non-Member: AUD (Inc GST) $370

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