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October Biometrics

by msecadm4921

Biometrics 2004 (www.biometrics-2004.com) is an event for end users, suppliers and integrators to share intelligence and experience on the practical implementation of biometrics, organisers report.

Case studies, market analysis, technology developments and government research are some of the topics covered during the three-day conference in London.  An exhibition area featuring more than 50 suppliers and developers of biometric, smart card and information security solutions runs alongside the conference.
 
Biometrics 2004 is the seventh world Conference and exhibition on the practical application of biometrics. It is organised by Elsevier Advanced Technology. The conference is held at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Westminster, London, from Wednesday, October 13 to Friday, October 15. The exhibition will run on Thursday October 14 and Friday October 15. The full speaker line-up follows:

WEDNESDAY 13 OCTOBER 2004
 
STREAM 1 – INTRODUCTION TO BIOMETRICS SEMINAR
 
Biometrics principles, applications, opportunities, and issues
Craig Ardnt, Director of Biometric Programs, Mitretek, USA
 
STREAM 2 – DRIVING FORWARD STANDARDS & TESTING
 
Interface and image standards – an update
Axel Munde, Senior Official, BSI, Germany
 
Application standards and testing
Tony Mansfield, Principal Research Scientist, National Physical Laboratory, UK
 
Emerging standards and the development of codes of practice
Marek Rejman-Greene, Senior Consultant, Security Technologies Group, BTexact, UK
 
ADVANCED SEMINAR PART 1: BIOMETRIC SYSTEM SECURITY – THE CHALLENGES AHEAD
Panel chaired by Calum Bunney, Director, IBAC, UK
Presenters:
Professor Tsutomu Matsumoto, Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences Yokohama National University, Japan
Professor John Daugman, University of Cambridge, UK
Kush Wadhwa, Director, EMEA, International Biometrics Group, USA
Philip Statham, Biometrics Programme Manager, CESG, UK
 
ADVANCED SEMINAR PART 2: BIOMETRICS INDUSTRY EVOLUTION: FROM EMERGING CORE TECHNOLOGY TO INTEGRATED SOLUTION FRAMEWORK
Presenter C Maxine Most, Principal, Acuity Market Intelligence, USA
 
CONFERENCE DEBATE: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY OF IDENTITY TECHNOLOGY
Chaired by Marek Rejman-Greene, Senior Consultant, Security Technologies Group, BTexact, UK
A technology perspective
Cynthia Musselman, President, Authenti-Corp, USA
A societal perspective
Julian Ashbourn, Chairman of the International Biometric Foundation, UK
A data management perspective
Marcus Klische, Biometrics Consultant, Germany
 
 
THURSDAY 14 OCTOBER 2004
 
Overview of biometrics market
Mark Lockie, Editor of Biometric Technology Today
 
Keynote Presentation: The UK National Identity Cards Scheme
Katherine Courtney, Identity Cards Programme Director, Home Office, UK
 
Biometrics and Government – A Symbiotic Partnership?
Joseph Atick, CE, Identix, USA
 
STREAM 1 – INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENT PROJECTS
 
Biometrics and the US-VISIT Program
Brad Wing, Biometrics Coordinator, US-VISIT Program, USA
 
The use of biometrics in immigration management
Martine Vis, Director Coordinator Immigration Affairs, Dutch Ministry of Justice, The Netherlands
 
The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority’s restricted area identification card project
R Durward, Director of Business Support Systems, Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, Canada
 
Regional security: A biometric implementation in Kazakhstan and Russia
Alexander Anatolyevich Satin, Deputy Director of the Department of Criminal Police of the Republic of Kazakhstan
 
Asia Pacific focus – Biometrics in travel documents
Terry Hartmann, Manager IT, Passports Australia, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia
 
STREAM 2 – COMMERCIAL CASE STUDIES: LESSONS LEARNED
 
Case Study: A major blue-collar worker facial recognition deployment
Dr Roberto Mariani, Chief Technology Officer and Founder, XID Technologies, Singapore
 
Case Study: Biometrics as an anti-fraud measure in the South African healthcare industry
Edwin Dreyer, CEO Biometric Technologies (Pty) Ltd, South Africa
 
Case Study: Biometrics applied in secure logistics at the harbour of Rotterdam: the cargo card
René Besselink, Managing Director, Secure Logistics, The Netherlands
 
M-commerce: International credit card brand JCB experiments with biometric payment solutions
Akihiro Nakatani, Senior Manager, Advanced Technologies Department, JCB Co., Japan
 
Hooliganism vs biometrics: Convenient public safety?
Luc van Gils, Consultant, LogicaCMG, The Netherlands
 
IDENTITY MODULE: IDENTITY & ID MANAGEMENT IN THE EXTENDED ENTERPRISE
 
We know who you are
David Goodman, Senior Identity Management Strategist, IBM Tivoli Security
 
Managing privacy in a corporate environment
Colin Dixon, Consultant, Information Security Forum
 
IDENTITY MODULE: IDENTITY MANAGEMENT WITHIN THE GOVERNMENT SECTOR
 
Issues in identity management for e-government
Lia Borthwick, Project Director, GUIDE Consortium, UK
 
The use of ‘Identification Technology’ for EU policing, immigration and asylum control
Steve Smith, Biometrics Consultant, Steria, UK
 
Closing Keynote: The ticking time bomb: How governments will use digital ID to destroy freedom.
Simon Davies, Director, Privacy International, UK
 
FRIDAY 15 OCTOBER 2004
 
Keynote Presentation: The Deployment of Large-Scale Biometric Systems at The European Level – The Way Ahead
Frank Paul, Head of Unit “Large Scale IT Systems”, European Commission, Belgium
 
Case study: System Integration for the Control of Migration – Santiago, Chile
Ed Schaffner, Unisys
 
STREAM 3 – BORDER CONTROL
 
A walk through the UK’s Iris Recognition Immigration System (IRIS)
Pat Abrahamsen, IRIS Project Manager, UK Immigration Service, Home Office, UK
 
How iris recognition works: Automated Border Control at Frankfurt Airport
Alexander Lau, CEO and President of Byometric Systems, Germany
 
Recording a traveller’s digital identity – real risks, real opportunities
Marcus Klische, Biometrics Consultant, Germany
 
Large scale biometric ID management: A case study in enabling legitimate travel and trade
Tom Grissen, CEO, Daon
 
STREAM 4 – BIOMETRICS IN BANKING AND PAYMENT
 
Convenient and secure: Biometric payment systems for the UK’s retail sector
Bill Laird, General Manager, Retail, OSG Co-Op, UK
 
Enrolling a user’s biometrics in the self service ATM environment
Gary Ross, Senior Research Engineer, NCR FSG, UK
 
Using fingerprint technology to authenticate customers to online web services
Daren Mehl, Assistant Vice President Information Technology, United Bankers’ Bank, USA
 
Raising security levels in Senegal’s banking sector – a pilot trial
Alessandro Bignozzi, Partner in NAFA SA, Africa
 
 
STREAM 5 – GOVERNMENT TESTS AND TRIALS
 
Face, finger and iris tests at Frankfurt Airport – BioP I & II
Dr. Astrid Albrecht, Project Manager, Federal Office for Information Security, Germany
 
Biometrics and the Transportation Worker Identification Credential
Lolie Kull, TWIC Program Manager, US Department of Homeland Security, USA
 
Technical progress from the TSWG Facial Recognition Research Program
Jim Wayman, Director of the Biometric Test Center at San Jose State University, USA
 
STREAM 6 – IMPLEMENTATION/OPERATIONAL ISSUES
 
Developing organisational strategy for biometric authentication
John Elliott, Principal Consultant, Consult Hyperion, UK
 
The critical “I’s” of biometrics: Interoperability / Integration / Implementation
John Siedlarz, CEO, National Biometric Security Project, Russ Ryan, VP Information and Communication, National Biometric Security Project, USA
 
What it takes to make biometrics work in the real world
Angela Sasse, Professor of Human Centred Technology, Department of Computer Sciences, UCL, UK
 
Closing Keynote: Moving the Biometrics Discussion to the Next Level
Julian Ashbourn, Chairman of the International Biometric Foundation, UK

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