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European Association for Biometrics (EAB)


The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) is the leading voice for digital ID and biometrics in Europe. We are a non-profit, nonpartisan association. The EAB’s mission is to tackle the complex challenges facing ID in Europe, ranging from migration to privacy rights. Our role is to promote the responsible use and adoption of modern digital identity systems that enhance people’s lives and drive economic growth.

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Goode Intelligence announces Biometric Summit 2021 date, calls for speakers

The Goode Intelligence Biometric Summit 2021 is set to take place on Tuesday, April 13 as an online event to explore…

Jan 19, 2021

EAB virtual events to examine biometric systems’ demographic fairness

The European Association of Biometrics (EAB) has unveiled the schedule for its first series of online events slated for March…

Oct 5, 2020

Biometrics Institute, ID4Africa, ID2020, Amber and NIST host online events this month

Biometrics Institute Congress 2020 continues online with sessions on ‘The Power of Digital ID – Authentication in Digital Trust Frameworks’ and…

Sep 23, 2020

EU research group talks up access control, biometrics in healthcare

A European Union-funded innovation project called Panacea is showing biometric access control software tools that would be a part of…

Sep 14, 2020

Biometrics events roundup: Suprema to introduce multi-biometric solution

Suprema will introduce its new biometric FaceStation F2 Fusion Multimodal Terminal during the first live session of its upcoming Suprema Connect online…

Sep 10, 2020

Misunderstandings in biometrics targeted by EAB and EU regulator collaboration

Data protection regulators in Europe have been receptive to the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) as the organization addresses common misconceptions…

Aug 21, 2020

ID4Africa webinar series, EAB and Biometrics Institute virtual events and Suprema showcase coming in September

Stakeholders in the biometrics industry and digital ID community are planning to come together for a series of virtual events…

Aug 6, 2020

European Association for Biometrics responds to regulators’ paper with clarifications, call for collaboration

A regulator’s paper on biometrics is riddled with inaccuracies, misrepresentations and contradictions, according to a point-by-point refutation written in response…

May 1, 2020

European Association for Biometrics now accepting applications for 2020 awards

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) is accepting nominations for its fourteenth awards class, including the European Biometrics Max Snijder,…

Mar 27, 2020

IWBF biometrics and forensics workshop to be broadcast online

The 8th International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics (IWBF-2020) has been recast as an online event with an option for…

Nov 14, 2019

International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics seeks papers for conference presentation

The 2020 International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics (IWBF 2020) has issued a call for research papers in the areas…

Sep 26, 2019

EAB awards three researchers for contributions to fingerprint and facial biometrics

University of Ljubljana researcher Dr. Klemen Grm has won the first EAB Max Snijder Award for his research on processing…

Aug 1, 2019

PYCSEL project brings new active thermal biometric fingerprint sensor to EAB event

The PYCSEL project, an EU Horizon 2020-funded project to develop a new kind of thermal fingerprint sensor, will both make…

Feb 28, 2019

EAB CEO Van Der Veen to chair Planet Biometrics 2019 event

The EAB (European Association for Biometrics) has formed a strategic partnership with the Planet Biometrics 2019 conference and exhibition, and…

Nov 15, 2018

EAB joins Secure Identity Alliance as an Advisory Observer

Citing a shared common goal in promoting the development and responsible use of identity technologies, and a commitment to work…

Oct 15, 2018

EAB announces Biometric Data and the GDPR seminar

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB), Belgian research university KU Leuven and the University of Kent are joining forces to…

Oct 2, 2018

European Biometrics Association wraps up Research Projects Conference 2018

The European Biometrics Association (EAB) has issued the EAB RPC 2018 Conference Report (PDF) following the conclusion of its Research…

Sep 28, 2018

EAB awards three academics for excellence in European biometric research

The European Biometrics Association (EAB) has announced three European Research and Industry Awards as the EAB Biometric Week comes to…

Sep 24, 2018

European Biometrics Association launches new strategic plan to build on early success

The European Biometrics Association (EAB) is launching a new strategic plan at its annual Research Projects Conference to continue its…

Sep 21, 2018

Registration open for NIST International Face Performance Conference 2018

NIST has announced its International Face Performance Conference (IFPC) 2018, where industry researchers and stakeholders will explore technical factors affecting…

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This is a guest post by Max Snijder, secretary general of the European Association for Biometrics (EAB). On 24 October…

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