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EAB-CITeR Workshop

Date: 2016-04-05 (10:30-15:30) Location: Hotel IBIS Amsterdam Airport, Schipholweg 181 - 1171 PK Badhoevedorp – the Netherlands. There is a free shuttle bus from the terminal.

Organizer: IDIAP in cooperation with the European Association for Biometrics
Attendance is free of charge. Registration is required. Lunch INCLUDED

IDIAP and EAB will host an informative workshop for those who are interested in new research and development opportunities in the area of biometrics and other identification technologies in Europe. The European Collaborative Identification Technologies Research Consortium, the EAB-CITeR, offers a new approach on boosting R&D in Europe. It is set up to stimulate and improve end user driven research and development. Its innovative approach complements the existing funding vehicles at national and European level. The objectives of the workshop are to learn:

  • How does the EAB-CITeR work and how can your organization participate
  • What are the benefits and opportunities of joining the EAB CITeR
  • When will the first research projects start

Entrance fees: normal: 0,00 €


10:30 Max Snijder

Opening and Welcome

Secretary of the European Association for Biometrics
11:00 Sébastien Marcel

Introduction and Overview EAB-CITeR

Chairman of the EAB-CITeR
11:45 Raymond Veldhuis

The European R&D Landscape; needs, requirements and cooperation

University of Twente
Co-chair of the EAB-CITeR


13:30 Stephanie Schuckers

US CITeR: history and achievements

Clarkson University
Director US CITeR
14:15 US government representative (tbc)

End user experiences an examples from US CITeR

US Government
14:50 Sébastien Marcel

Discussion and Q&A

Chairman of the EAB-CITeR
15:20 Max Snijder

Wrap up and closure

Secretary of the European Association for Biometrics

End of the workshop