Biometrics 2016

Speakers

Conference chair

Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive, Biometrics Institute, UK

Keynote speakers

Kenneth D. Gantt

Kenneth D. Gantt, Deputy Director, Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM), Dept. of Homeland Security, USA

Krum Garkov

Krum Garkov, Executive Director, European Agency for Operational Management of Large-scale Information Systems, European Commission - eu-LISA, Estonia

Mark Gianturco

Mark Gianturco, Chief Technology Officer, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, USA

Kim Mills

Michael Hardin, Deputy Director, Entry/Exit Transformation Office, Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection

Yashwant Kumar

Yashwant Kumar, Additional Director General (Authentication & Applications), Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), India

Niall McCann

Niall McCann, Lead Electoral Advisor, Bureau of Policy & Programme Support, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), USA

Richard Rinkens

Richard Rinkens Coordinator for Biometrics and Identity Management, European Commission, Belgium

Gillian Tully

Gillian Tully, Forensic Science Regulator, UK Home Office, UK

Richard Vorder Bruegge

Richard Vorder Bruegge, Senior Photographic Technologist, FBI - STB - OTD - TASB Federal Bureau of Investigation, USA

Setting the Scene: The Current Environment

Session speakers and panellists

  • Linda Champion, Manager Europe, Africa & Middle East, Australian Federal Police, UK
  • Krum Garkov, Executive Director, European Agency for Operational Management of Large-scale Information Systems, European Commission - eu-LISA, Estonia
  • Gregory Henwood, formerly with the Home Office and Ministry of Justice, UK
  • John C. Mears, Senior Fellow, Engineering and Technology, Leidos, USA
  • Sandra Peaston, Assistant Director, Insight, Cifas, UK

Unique Identity and Eligibility

Session speakers and panellists

  • Rouzet Agaiby, Senior Business Development Engineer, FlexEnable, UK
  • Yashwant Kumar, Additional Director General (Authentication & Applications), Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), India
  • Jasper Mutsaers, Personal Records Database & Travel Document Agency, Ministry of the Interior & Kingdom Relations, The Netherlands
  • Andrew Rice, Chairman & Director, Biometrics Institute, Australia

Creating Social Impact with Biometrics

Session speakers and panellists

  • Norberto Andrade, Privacy & Public Policy, Facebook, USA
  • Sue Black, Director, Centre for Anatomy & Human Identification, University of Dundee, UK
  • Jim Cole, Special Agent, National Program Manager - Victim Identification, US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) - Homeland Security Investigations, USA
  • Dana Michalski, Human Scientist, National Security and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Division, Defence Science and Technology Group, Australia
  • Felicity Gerry, Researcher, School of Law, Charles Darwin University, Australia
  • Patrick Grother, Biometric Standards and Testing Lead, National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST), USA
  • Mark Gianturco, Chief Technology Officer, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, USA
  • Peter Waggett, Emerging Technologies, IBM & Chair IST/44 Biometrics Committee, BSI IBM, UK
  • Patricia Wolfhope, DHS S&T Program Manager, US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) - Science & Technology Directorate, USA

Social and Economic Impact through the use of Biometrics

Session speakers and panellists

  • Oudomsanith Bresson, Senior Manager, Division Marketing, Safran Identity & Security, Government Identity Solutions, France
  • Alexandra Grigore, Co-Founder of Simprints, University of Cambridge – Simprints,  UK
  • Niall McCann, Lead Electoral Advisor, Bureau of Policy & Programme Support, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), USA

Unlocking Digital and Mobile Identity with Biometrics

Session speakers and panellists

  • David Ferbrache, Technical Director Cybersecurity, UK KPMG, UK
  • Paul Grassi, Senior Standards and Technology Advisor, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
  • Terry Hartmann, Vice President, US & Canada, Travel & Transportation, Unisys, USA
  • Lukas Praml, Chief Innovation Officer, Austrian State Printing House OeSD,  Austria

Building Trust in Biometrics

Session speakers and panellists

  • Pam Dixon, PEG Member, Biometrics Institute and Executive Director, World Privacy Forum, USA
  • Sam De Silva, PEG Member, Biometrics Institute and Partner, Nabarro LLP, UK

Biometrics in Government

ID at the Border

Session speakers and panellists

  • Richard Camman, Regional Director, Vision-Box, The Netherlands
  • Raoul Cooper, Senior Design Manager, Airport Transformation, British Airways - part of International Airlines Group
  • Florian Forster, Head, Immigration and Border Management, Department of Migration
  • Joe Franzi, First Assistant Secretary, Identity and Biometrics Division, Department of Immigration and Border Protection, Australia
  • Michael Hardin, Director of the Entry/Exit Transformation Office, Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, USA
  • Jason Holmes, Director, Biometrics Institute and Head of Border Force Relations & Special Assistance, Heathrow Operations – Customer Relations & Service, UK
  • Els Kindt, Post-doc Legal Researcher & Lecturer, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
  • Ann Charlotte Nygard, Programme Manager, Freedoms & Justice Department, European Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), Austria
  • Richard Rinkens, Coordinator for Biometrics and Identity Management, European Commission, Belgium
  • Glen Wimbury, Director, Biometrics Institute and Border Systems Improvements, Border Force, UK

Law Enforcement and Forensics

Session speakers and panellists

  • Jim Loudermilk, Advisory Council, Biometrics Institute and Senior Level Technologist Science & Technology Branch,Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) – CJIS Division, MITPS, USA
  • Mark Branchflower, Head of Fingerprint Unit, Police Forensics Sub-Directorate, INTERPOL, France
  • Edwin Delwel, Project Manager, Mobile Workspace, The National Police of the Netherlands, The Netherlands
  • Frank Smith, Chair, ENLETS Mobile, EU
  • Gillian Tully, Forensic Science Regulator UK

Biometrics in Financial Services

Session speakers and panellists

Securing Biometrics: Testing liveness detection and counter-spoofing

Session speakers and panellists

  • Chris Boehnen, Senior Program Manager, Office of Smart Collections, Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), USA
  • Erik Bowman, Technical Fellow, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, USA
  • Ted Dunstone, Head of BVAEG, Biometrics Institute and MD, Biometix, Australia
  • Patrick Grother, Biometric Standards and Testing Lead, National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST), USA
  • Georgios Paraskevas, Head of R & D, YOTI Ltd, UK
  • Raul Sanchez-Reillo, Head of GUTI R&D Group, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
  • Esteban Vazquez Fernandez, Biometrics Team Leader, Gradiant, Spain

Research and Innovation in Biometrics

Session speakers and panellists

  • Chris Boehnen, Senior Program Manager, Office of Smart Collections, Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), USA
  • Thirimachos Bourlai, Assistant Professor (Biometrics/Biomedical), Center for Identification Technology Research – CITeR, USA
  • Kevin W. Bowyer, Chair, Computer Science & Engineering, University of Notre Dame, USA
  • Adam Czajka, Assistant Professor, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
  • Stephen Elliott, Purdue University, USA
  • Mark Nixon, Academic Staff, Information: Signals, Images, Systems Research Group, University of Southampton, UK
  • Jonathon Phillips, Electronic Engineer, National Institute of Standards & Technology, USA
  • Arun Ross, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Michigan State University, USA
  • Luuk Spreeuwers, Associate Professor, Faculty for Electrical Engineering, Mathematics & Informatics, University of Twente, The Netherlands