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Biometrics 2014 Conference & Exhibition announces keynote speakers

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Elsevier and the Biometrics Institute have announced its keynote speaker lineup for the upcoming Biometrics 2014 Conference & Exhibition, which will take place on October 21 to 23 at Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in Westminster, London.

According to its website, Biometrics 2014 will inform attendees on existing and future biometric technologies, applications and issues, which biometrics work best for their application, and what installing a biometric system really means.

In addition, attendees will be able to network with a broad range of delegates, speakers, exhibition visitors, systems integrators and manufacturers from around the world

Operating since 2001, this year’s Biometrics Conference & Exhibition marks the first time Elsevier has teamed up with the Biometrics Institute to deliver the event.

“The Biometrics Institute is always looking at ways to work with our currently 146 members to help shape the future of the biometrics industry,” Biometrics Institute CEO Isabelle Moeller said in a February press release announcing the conference. “Partnering with Elsevier and the well-recognized Biometrics show will allow the Institute to promote the responsible use of biometrics on an even larger stage, giving members more visibility, increased access to information and people.”

Among the keynote speakers presenting at Biometrics 2014 is Gary Carter, chairman of Northern European operations at Shine360°, who will discuss “The performance of the self”.

He will be joined by Brendan Crean, program director for the Home Office biometrics program at Home Office, UK; Itiel Dror, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University College London, UK, who will present on “Human cognition, technology, and the human element in distributed cognition”; Maja Pantic, professor of affective and behavioural computing, chair of the Intelligent Behaviour Understanding Group, Imperial College London, UK; a soon-to-be-named representative from Samsung Electronics, who will present on “Making the digital experience secure and personal”; and Roy Vella, mobile evangelist and entrepreneur at V2 Ltd, UK, who will present on “The Mobile Wave: The world has changed”.

All individuals who are interested in attending can register now at the Biometrics 2014 website.

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