Biometrics and border control seminar


SKU: 07-2019 Category:


The Seminar is offered as 1-day training activity and as a part of Biometrics and border control (30 academic hours) expert program. Read more >>


08:00-08:30Gathering and registration
Part 1:
08:30-10:15Introduction to Biometrics measurements and technologies –

Dr. Clive Summerfield, Auraya Systems 

10:15-10:30Short coffee break
10:30-12:00Border control usage of Biometric equipment and software

Dr. Marina Shorer, IDmap

12:00-13:00Equipment and software showcase
Part 2:
13:45-15:15Diversity in International Immigration and Biometric measurement

Dr. Richard Warnes, USCIS

15:15-15:45International immigration and regulation

Dr. Marina Shorer, IDmap

15:45-16:15Databases and info-sharing
16:15-17:00Case-studies and scenario analysis
Closing ceremony





Dr. Clive Summerfield is the Founder and CTO of Auraya Systems; the Australian developer of ArmorVox voice biometric technologies deployed in secure applications globally in Government, banking, retail, and prison services. Previously he was founding CEO of the not-for-profit peak industry body, Biometrics Institute and, prior to that, founder of Syrinx Speech Systems, a firm that pioneered the development of deployment of speech recognition in the 1990s. Clive holds a PhD from the University of Sydney (Australia). He is the named inventor on over 15 patents granted in UK, the USA, Canada, Australia and China.

Dr. Richard Warnes is a consultant on terrorism and security. He is an associate Research Fellow at RAND Europe and has also conducted analytical work with CBRNE Ltd and CSI. Between 2008 – 2013 he jointly conducted extensive field research in Iraq and Afghanistan for a Government client project, reviewing capacity building amongst local police and security forces. Prior to joining RAND in 2007, he served in the Metropolitan Police for nine years, including Special Branch and Counter-Terrorism Command. He is on the Steering Committee of the European Experts Network on Terrorism Issues (EENeT).


Dr. Marina Shorer conducts research mainly in the areas of national security, biometrics and cyber security, immigration, global economics and online education. Her position as principal of IDmap Institute helps her to be involved in the development of national security and online studies. She has intensively published and lectured in academic and professional spheres. Her recent publications include contributions to the books of Handbook of Research on Civil Society and National Security in the Era of Cyber Warfare (2015) and National Security and Counterintelligence in the Era of Cyber Espionage (2016).


  • Learning materials, beverages, cold and hot meals are served in the venue.
  • Agenda of the Seminar may change, please follow updates

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