EAB to host biometrics in banking and payments seminar in Amsterdam

November 12, 2015 - 

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) will hold its next ‘Biometrics in Banking and Payments’ seminar on November 26 at the Planetarium Amsterdam in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

All major Dutch banks have registered for the seminar, including ABN AMRO, ING, SNS, Rabo Bank, International Card Services, Binck Bank, Deutsche Bank and the Dutch Central Bank. Representatives from major industry players will be attending including 3M, Oracle, Innopay, Authasas, AMP Logistics and 1U.

Featured speakers for this seminar include: Berit Bourgogne from ING, Murat Karabur from Ölcsan, Richard Guest of University of Kent, Tony Mansfield from the National Physical Laboratory and Matthias Terlau of Osborne Clarke.

End users, vendors and independent experts will discuss many key issues relating to biometrics in banking and payments, including the critical role that biometrics is starting to play in remote authentication as a 2nd or 3rd factor, voice and face biometrics providing continuous authentication, new fingerprint-on-card technologies enabling smooth chipcard activation, along with several other issues.

The seminar will also feature a mini expo where industry experts will present and demonstrate various use cases.

“In this era of increased mobility, biometrics is a unique tool for facilitating convenient authentication using a range of smart mobile devices,” said Waldemar Grudzien, director of retail banking and banking technology at the Association of German Banks, and member of the EAB Advisory Council. “The seminar ‘Biometrics in Banking and Payments’ is a unique opportunity for stakeholders to exchange experiences and ideas on the implementation of biometrics in the broader financial industry.”

The Biometrics in Banking and Payment series is sponsored by Behaviosec, CrossMatch, IDEX, Everett, Fujitsu, HSB Identification, ING Netherlands, Ölçsan and Wacom.

Registration is still open for the event, with free admission for all financial institutions.

Previously reported, European Association for Biometrics President and CEO Max Snijder recently discussed the EAB ‘Biometrics in Banking and Payments’ seminars and what attendees can expect to learn from the events.

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