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EAB Academy - Biometrics 101 Training

Date: 2024-06-13 (09:00-17:00 CEST) Location: Hybrid event (virtual and physical) Amsterdam

Organizer: European Association for Biometrics (EAB)

Note: Fees are non-refundable as from 7 days before the start of the event.

Are you planning to join the training virtually? Choose between attending for one half of the day or the full training.

  • First half: scientific and technical aspects of biometrics and biometric technologies
  • Second half: intersection of biometrics with privacy, and artificial intelligence.

Virtual attendees planning to participate for half a day, kindly specify your preferred session during the registration.

EAB will offer a 10% organisational discount for registrations exceeding 10+ participants from the same organisation. To inquire, contact secretariat.


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The European Association for Biometrics is thrilled to launch the EAB Academy, alongside the EAB Biometrics 101 Training. The training is co-located and supported by Identity Week Europe. This enriching opportunity to learn from industry experts is designed to empower beginners and intermediates in the field of biometrics.

The training promises an immersive experience exploring the intricacies of biometrics and its wide-ranging applications. Participants can expect to gain a solid foundation in biometric principles, from unveiling its historical context to its current modalities and practical implications. Modules will delve into the operational aspects of biometric systems, including security considerations and compliance with legal and ethical standards. Through interactive modules and expert-led discussions, attendees will not only grasp the present challenges but also discover future trends in this ever-changing field.

Join us for an enriching experience at the intersection of innovation and security. Register now to elevate your understanding of biometrics and unlock new possibilities with the EAB Academy.

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Virtual attendees planning to participate for half a day, kindly specify your preferred session during the registration.

Presentation of the CEN CENELEC prTS 18099: Biometric Data Injection Detection

Date: 2024-06-18 (12:30-13:30 CEST) Location: EAB Member Lunch Talk

Organizer: European Association for Biometrics (EAB)
Speakers: Kévin Carta (Cabinet Louis Reynaud - CLR Labs)
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During this presentation, we will talk about a new threat which targets biometric systems: injection attacks. We will present the standard written by the CEN CENELEC TC 224 WG 18 and describe what will be the impacts for the market.

Curriculum vitæ

Kévin Carta is Director of CLR Labs in La Ciotat, a security assessment laboratory specialising in biometrics and digital identity. He is responsible for carrying out security assessments and audits for facial recognition and fingerprint recognition solutions, as well as mobile applications. He is also responsible for the company's standardisation activities in France and internationally on the subjects of biometrics and the European Union's digital identity portfolio. In parallel with these activities, he is working on a PhD on the subject of biometric data injection attacks on facial recognition systems in Android mobile applications.

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ISO Standards and the New ICAO Passport 2025

Date: 2024-07-01 - 2024-07-02 Location: Online

Organizer: European Association for Biometrics (EAB) in cooperation with ICAO NTWG
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Training to inform the community about the melting transition period to integrate the new ISO/IEC 39794 standard by the end of 2025 and its impact on border security.

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German TeleTrusT Biometrics Working Group

Date: 2024-09-23 (09:30-14:30 CEST) Location: Fraunhofer IGD, Fraunhoferstraße 5, 64283 Darmstadt, Germany

Organizer: German TeleTrusT Biometrics Working Group in cooperation with the European Association of Biometrics

Attendance is free of charge but registration is required.


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Workshop of the Biometrics Working Group of TeleTrusT, the IT Security Association in Germany

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EAB-RPC 2024 – EAB Research Projects Conference 2024

Date: 2024-09-23 (14:45 CEST) - 2024-09-25 (16:00 CEST) Location: Fraunhofer IGD, Fraunhoferstraße 5, 64283 Darmstadt, Germany

Organizer: The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) with the contribution of the Joint Research Center (DG-JRC) and the support of DG HOME of the European Commission, Fraunhofer IGD and Halmstad University.

Fees are non-refundable as from 7 days before the start of the event.


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The 11th edition of the EAB Research Projects Conference is organised by the European Association on Biometrics (EAB)

The conference is currently the largest event on research funded by the European Union in the area of Biometrics and Identity Management. Over the previous successful editions, EAB-RPC has become the main forum in Europe where attendees can simultaneously: promote research carried out in biometrics, forge new links and networks, and identify the appropriate partners for possible future project applications. Last year’s edition welcomed over 70 participants from academia, industry and public institutions.

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14th EAB General Assembly

Date: 2024-09-24 (16:15-18:15 CEST) Location: Hybrid event (virtual and physical) Darmstadt, Germany

Organizer: European Association for Biometrics (EAB)

This event is for EAB members only.
Attendance is free of charge but registration is required.
Registered participants will receive dial-in credentials the evening before the event via email.


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All members of EAB are invited to join us for our annual General Assembly.

European Biometrics Max Snijder, Research, and Industry Awards 2024

Date: 2024-09-25 (16:00-19:30 CEST) Location: Fraunhofer IGD, Fraunhoferstraße 5, 64283 Darmstadt, Germany

Organizer: European Association for Biometrics (EAB)

Attendance is free of charge but registration is required.


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EAB is launching the eighteenth European Biometric Max Snijder, Research, and Industry Awards. These prestigious awards are granted annually to individuals who have been judged by a panel of internationally respected experts to be making a significant contribution to the field of biometrics research in Europe.

BIOSIG 2024 – 23nd International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group

Date: 2024-09-25 - 2024-09-27 Location: Fraunhofer IGD, Fraunhoferstraße 5, 64283 Darmstadt, Germany

Organizer: CAST in cooperation with BSI, EAB, NBL, ATHENE, the Research Institute for Cyber Defence (CODE) of the Universität der Bundeswehr München, Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research IGD, IET Biometrics Journal, and the special interest group BIOSIG of the Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI).
Program: https://biosig.de/

The BIOSIG 2024 conference addresses current issues in the area of biometrics and will present innovations and best practices that can be transferred into future applications.

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German TeleTrusT Biometrics Working Group

Date: 2024-12-12 (10:00-17:00 CEST) Location: Hybrid meeting: Bundesverband Deutscher Banken, Burgstr. 28, 10178 Berlin, Germany with the option for virtual participation. Please indicate in the comment field of your registration either "on-site" or "remote"

Organizer: German TeleTrusT Biometrics Working Group in cooperation with the European Association of Biometrics
Attendance is free of charge. However, registration is required.
Please note that most presentations will be held in german language!

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Workshop of the Biometrics Working Group of TeleTrusT, the IT Security Association in Germany

The International Face Performance Conference (IFPC) 2025

Date: 2025-04-01 - 2025-04-03 Location:

Organizer: National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) in collaboration with the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) and European Association for Biometrics (EAB)

The IFPC 2025, takes place as in-person with remote participation mode, from April 1 until 3, 2025. The IFPC focuses on all technical factors affecting the deployment and use of high performance face recognition applications, including applications, standards, quality assessment,human aspects, demographic aspects, demographic effects, age and ageing effects, presentation attack detection, morphing datasets, their preparation, training and tuning, non-cooperative uses, accuracy measurement, and performance tests.

With support of the Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate, the conference aims to assemble speakers from all over the world involved in face recognition development, procurement, deployment as well as operations. The main aim of the IFPC is to bring greater maturity to face recognition by improving performance, transparency and trustworthiness. Furthermore, during this event, speakers have the opportunity to present proposals for technical or policy presentations which address problems that might influence face recognition operations and applications. The IFPC focuses on improving relevant factors concerning face recognition, including performance, transparency and trustworthiness.

IWBF 2025 - 13th International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics

Date: 2025-04-24 - 2025-04-25 Location: Munich, Germany

Organizer: Research Institute Cyber Defence (University of the Bundeswehr Munich) with BioML Lab and the European Association for Biometrics
Program: https://www.unibw.de/iwbf2025

IWBF is an international forum devoted to facilitating synergies in research and development among the areas of multimedia forensics, forensic biometrics, and forensic science. State-of-the-art research in areas such as biometrics, forensic science, surveillance, and multimedia forensics will be presented. The 9th edition of IWBF will be a meeting place for those concerned with the use of advanced biometric technologies in forensic applications, attracting participants from industry, research, academia, and end-users.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Biometrics
  • Attacks to biometric systems
  • Multimodal biometrics
  • Soft biometrics
  • Mobile biometrics
  • Biometric analysis of crime scenes
  • Multimedia forensics
  • Ethical and societal implications of biometrics and forensics
  • Forensic Science
  • Integrity verification
  • Anonymization & Data Privacy
  • Data de-identification
  • Surveillance
  • Mobile biometrics
  • Information Theoretic Security
  • Adversarial Signal Processing for biometrics and forensics
  • Case studies on the aforementioned topics

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