WORKSHOP: BEST NETWORK – BIOSIG 2010 CONFERENCE September 9/10

The workshop is jointly organized by organized by the Competence Center for Applied Security Technology (CAST), the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI), the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission (JRC), the European Biometrics Forum (EBF), the BEST Network,  the Center for Advanced Security research Darmstadt (CASED) and the expert group BIOSIG of the Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI).

Program:
– “Current and future biometric systems – challenges to make them work” (Tim Cooper, Frontex)
– “A synthesis of emerging commercial applications” (Olivier Epinette, Institut Telecom)
– “Requirements on Biometrics for Border Control” (Günter Schumacher, EC Joint Research Centre)
– “The EasysPass project – face recognition for biometric border processes” (Markus Nuppeney, BSI)
– “Towards Best Practices for Biometric Visa Enrolment ” (Fares Rahmun, BVA)
– “Biometrics in e-ID: Challenges and Opportunities” (Neil Robinson, RAND Europe)
– “Facing the Challenge of Enrolment in National ID Schemes” (Ali Al-Khouri, United Arab Emirates)
– “Towards Improving the NIST Fingerprint Image Quality (NFIQ) Algorithm” (Johannes Merkle, Secunet)
– “Facing the Challenge of Enrolment in National ID Schemes” (Nanne Onland, Schiphol Nederland B.V.)
– “Biometric Education and Skills” (Farzin Deravi, University of Kent)
– “International biometric standards – rising to the challenge of technology innovations and customers’ needs” (Fernando Podio, NIST)
– “The importance of words in science” (Jim Wayman, SJ State University)
– “Jim Wayman SJ State University” (Tony Mansfield, NPL Management Limited)
– “An overview of the biometric activities of the BSI” (Axel Munde, BSI)
– “Minutiae Clustering for Ground-Truth Minutiae” (Sebastian Abt, Hochschule Darmstadt)
– “A Reference Framework for the Privacy Assessment of Biometric Encryption Systems” (Tom Kevenaar, priv-ID)
– “Performance of the Fuzzy Vault for Multiple Fingerprints” (Johannes Merkle, Secunet)
– “Template Protection for Biometric Gait data” (Claudia Nickel, Hochschule Darmstadt)
– “The meaningful, safe and reliable use of biometrics” (Jan Grijpink, Dutch Ministry of Justice)
– “Biometric systems in future preventive Scenarios – Legal Issues and Challenges” (Gerrit Hornung, provet)
– Panel discussion with Juliet Lodge: “Quantum surveillance: can biometrics be ethical” (Chair: Max Snijder, EBF)

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