Explore Essential Biometrics Topics With These ISC East Sessions

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ISC East 2022 is coming up Nov. 15-17 in New York City, and the Security Industry Association (SIA) and ISC East recently revealed full conference details for the SIA Education@ISC East program, including keynote presentations from top luminaries and over 30 sessions from top industry expert speakers on the most current business trends, technologies and industry developments.

Among the robust lineup of conference sessions are several essential presentations focused on topics related to biometrics. At ISC East, you’ll discover expert insights on enhancing physical and digital security with biometrics, top trends in biometric security and how these technologies are being used to transform travel. Here are three sessions you won’t want to miss; make sure to add them to your ISC East calendar!

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CBP Innovation Efforts to Safely and Securely Transform Travel to and From the U.S. Using Biometric Facial Comparison Technology

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 9:30-10:15 a.m.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is innovating international travel by expanding biometric facial comparison technology through public/private partnerships to further secure and enhance the customer experience. To date, CBP has processed over 187 million travelers using facial biometrics and prevented over 1,500 impostors from entry to the United States.

“CBP is leading efforts to further secure and innovate the travel experience by expanding facial biometrics through public/private partnerships and enhancing CBP mobile applications to strengthen and streamline the entry process, while protecting traveler privacy.”

Diane Sabatino, deputy executive assistant commissioner, Office of Field Operations, CBP

In this session, attendees will discover CBP’s efforts to further secure and enhance the entire travel journey through leveraging facial biometrics, CBP’s commitment to strong privacy protections and data security to build public trust in biometric travel, lessons learned from deploying facial biometrics in CBP operations, the value of partnerships and more.


  • Diane J. Sabatino, deputy executive assistant commissioner, Office of Field Operations, CBP

Identity Crash Course: Top Five Biometric Security Trends

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

This session will feature expert insights from leaders in the identity industry that breaks down the major forces in identity and biometrics impacting the world of physical and logical security/cybersecurity.

“As biometrics continue to become mainstream, we should be concentrating on the integrity and privacy by design within a solution. Whilst your identity is the universal key to unlocking life’s experiences, your identity belongs to you alone and your mission should be to protect your identity through life’s journey. Delivering identity with integrity is paramount in developing and earning trust on a daily basis when deploying biometrics. Biometrics will experience hyper-growth over the next five years, as this will become the de facto standard for unlocking billions of transactions each day.”

Andy Farmer, vice president, Americas, IDEMIA

During this session, speakers will highlight the top five biometric trends and engage in a dynamic roundtable discussion on these topics.


  • Andy Farmer, vice president, Americas, IDEMIA
  • Jay Meier, senior vice president, North American operations, FaceTec, Inc.
  • Tim Meyerhoff, director of North America, IrisID
  • Doug OGorden, director of digital media and events, FindBiometrics and Mobile ID World

Making the Biometric Upgrade: Enhancing Physical and Digital Security With Biometrics

Thursday, Nov. 17, 1:00-1:45 p.m.

Biometrics enhance security, efficiency, employee experience and safety, and they are ready to deploy now. This expert panel will bring together leaders in biometric security as they guide you through the practical considerations you need to make when upgrading to stronger, more intuitive physical and logical identity/cyber solutions in the workplace.

“New and accelerating innovations with biometrics – coupled with a growing acceptance of face or fingerprint access to phones, networks, and facilities – make for stronger, more intuitive physical and cyber access solutions in the workplace. Join our panel of experts to learn practical considerations to assess the options.”

David Ray, chief operating officer (COO) and general counsel, Rank One Computing Corporation


  • Manish Dalal, president and founder, ZKTECO USA
  • Doug OGorden, director of digital media and events, FindBiometrics and Mobile ID World
  • David Ray, COO and general counsel, Rank One Computing Corporation

You can access the full SIA Education@ISC conference program for only $75 by registering for a SIA Education@ISC 2-Day Pass here. And don’t forget to use SIA’s free registration link to sign up for the ISC East trade show.

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