Australian High Commission to host Biometrics Institute event
26 August 2011 12:40 GMT


Biometrics Institute set to hold inaugural meeting for the biometrics industry in London

 The Biometrics Institute is set to hold its inaugural meeting for the biometrics industry in London on 18 October 2011.

Speakers at the meeting – to be hosted by the Australian High Commission in London – will include Dr Ted Dunstone, founder & Technical Committee chair, Biometrics Institute; Dr Terry Hartmann, director, Biometrics Institute and Bob Nash, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Australia), founding member, Biometrics Institute.

"We have already more than 50 attendees confirmed representing users, suppliers as well as research organisations,” says Isabelle Moeller, general manager, Biometrics Institute. “This meeting is a must-attend for anyone with an interest in biometrics and related areas such as identity management, border security and secure documents.”

According to the Biometrics Institute, the meeting will be an opportunity to hear about its proposed role in the UK and rest of Europe, provide feedback on what is expected of an independent biometrics peak body, find out more about the services the Institute is planning to offer and network with peers in an informal environment provided by the independent Biometrics Institute.

The Biometrics Institute is a not-for-profit membership organisation promoting the responsible use of biometrics. Over the last 10 years it has served its members and key stakeholders by providing a forum for sharing of knowledge and experiences with biometrics and offer information, education and training as required. It has been set up as a user group but facilitates the industry as a whole including suppliers and the research community. It has now opened a subsidiary in the UK to extend its network to Europe.

To find out more or to register for free, please contact Isabelle Moeller, email: manager@biometricsinstitute.org, Tel: +44 207 581 4827.

Seats are limited so register soon. 

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