Biometrics industry descends upon London this week

October 17, 2014 - 

This coming week of October has shaped up to be a very busy one indeed in London regarding gatherings amongst the biometrics industry.

Here is a quick at-a-glance of what you need to know. If you have suggestions of other events to add, please contact us.

Biometrics Institute & FIDO Alliance Joint-Meeting, October 20, 2014 from 2:00-5:00pm in London, UK

The seminar will inform prospective members about the Alliance and the Biometrics Institute and their separate activities. Attendees will learn about FIDO Alliance technology and will hear an overview of plans for the FIDO branding program. Space is very limited for this event.

Confirmed speakers so far include Brett McDowell, Executive Director of FIDO Alliance; Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive of Biometrics Institute and Terry Hartmann, Vice President, Security Soutions & Industry Applications at Unisys

Biometrics 2014: The future of identity starts here! October 21-23, 2014 at the QEII Conference Centre, Westminster, London, UK

This annual event offers a content-rich conference for delegates (sign up here) and a free-to-attend exhibition with no pre-registration required.

This event is organized by Elsevier in partnership with Biometrics Institute. BiometricUpdate.com is the premiere media partner and you can meet us there next week.

View or download the up-to-date program here.

Biometrics Institute Evening Reception. October 21 from 6:00-8:00pm in London, UK at the Australia High

A classic conference networking event — and free to attend — this is always well attended and worth dropping by. BiometricUpdate.com will definitely be there.

Training Course: Iris Recognition: Concepts, Algorithms, Applications, & Research Topics. October 24 in London, UK at Notre-Dame University

Hosted by Biometrics Institute, review the program and sign up as a non-member or at special member rates.

Biometrics in Banking. October 24, 2014 in London, UK at 25 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5LB

Produced by European Association of Biometrics and sponsored by Citibank, this event will explore underlying business cases and developments in mobile banking and financial transactions. About 30 banks and financial Institutions are being represented, including MBNA Bank of America, Bank of Ireland, TSB, Visa Europe, Lloyds Banking, Royal Bank of Scotland, Capital One and many more.

Registration is very limited.

Max Snijder of the European Association of Biometrics says, “I don’t think there are many opportunities like this for the biometrics industry to network with the financial sector so intensely.”

View or download the up-to-date program here.

Stay informed of other upcoming biometrics related events at BiometricUpdate.com

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Allison Heather is co-founder and director of sales at Biometric Research Group, Inc. Her background includes a mix of entrepreneurship, sales and journalism. Allison co-founded publishing company Web Host Industry Review, Inc. in 2000 and helped run the company and lead the sales department for 11 years before a successful acquisition. She has a bachelor of journalism from Ryerson University and lives in Toronto.