Biometrics Institute Australia 13th Conference and Exhibition, 24 – 25 May 2012 | Amora Hotel Jamison, Sydney

Biometrics Institute Australia 13th Conference and Exhibition  Register Now 24 - 25 May 2012 | Amora Hotel Jamison, Sydney

This two-day conference is the Biometrics Institute’s key Australia event. Over 140 delegates attend to hear supplier presentations, view the technology exhibition and hear from industry case studies and industry experts.  In 2011, this included many international guests and delegates from Hong Kong, USA, Spain, UK and Singapore.

International Guest Speakers:

  • Patrick Grother, Biometric Standards and Testing Lead, National Institute of Standards &Technology (NIST)
  • Thomas D’ Agostino, Acting Chief, Capabilities Integration Division, US Department of Defence
  • Jon Kevin Reid, FBI CJIS Division, Next Generation Identification Deputy Program Manager,Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Fernando Podio, Computer Security Division of the Information Technology Laboratory, National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST)
  • Ann Cavoukian, Privacy Commissioner, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada (Video Presentation)
  • Ignacio Zozaya, Research Officer, Research & Development Unit Capacity Building Division,Frontex

Guest Speakers:

  • Paul Kirkbride, Chairman & Director, Biometrics Institute (Conference Chair)Confirmed
  • Gail Winnet, Director Identity Projects, Department Of Defence – Chief Information Office Group
  • Simon Walsh, Coordinator Biometrics, Australian Federal Police 
  • Andrew Rice, Assistant Secretary Identity Security Branch, Attorney-General’s Department
  • Joanne Knight, Senior Business Advisor, Identity & Data Services (I&DS), Department of Internal Affairs, New Zealand
  • Jeremy Johnson, Director National Biometric and Child Protection Services, CrimTrac Agency
  • Peter McDonald, Chief Superintendent, Victoria Police 
  • Ted Dunstone, Biometrics Institute Technical Committee 
  • Inmaculada Tomeo-Reyes, R & D Engineer – Identification Technologies, University Carlos III of Madrid & Queensland University of Technology 
  • Speaker to be advised, Unisys
  • Speaker to be advised, Nuance
  • Bill Perry, Biometric and Identity Solutions Lead, ANZ Region, 3M Cogent
  • Speaker to be advised, Aware, Inc. 
  • Prof. Brian Lovell, Project Leader, National ICT Australia Ltd (NICTA) and University of Queensland
  • Dr Despina Filippidis, Senior Research Scientist, Defence Science & Technology Organisation (DSTO, Australia) 
  • Speaker to be advised, Morpho
  • Abbas Bigdeli, Technology Manager, Intelligent Surveillance and Smart Sensors, Safeguarding Australia Program, National ICT Australia Ltd (NICTA)

About Babak Goudarzi Pour
Babak is co-founder and CEO of Optimum Biometric Labs (OBL) since its inception in 2003. Babak has served as the Chairman of the Swedish National Biometric Association, SNBA, since its inception in 2004. He also works as Swedish technical expert in the international standardization work ISO/IEC/JTC 1/SC 37. Babak holds a M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering with emphasis on Signal Processing and Telecommunications from Blekinge Institute of Technology.

One Response to Biometrics Institute Australia 13th Conference and Exhibition, 24 – 25 May 2012 | Amora Hotel Jamison, Sydney

  1. Please visit Biometrics Institute website for updated Conference Agenda and presenters.

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