Initial speaker line-up announced for SDW 2015


An initial speaker line-up is announced below. More speakers will be announced soon:

Leading government representatives:

Case history - Holistic procurement, lessons learned in phase 1
Håvard Nordbø, Assistant Chief of Police, Norwegian National Police Directorate, Norway

The limits, opportunities and benefits of the next generation ePassport
Justin Ikura, Co-Chair, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) New Technologies Working Group (NTWG) Logical Data Structure 2 (LDS2) Sub-Group and Deputy Director, International Unit, Passport Program Policy, Admissibility Branch, Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Schengen Masterlist of CSCA certificates
Richard Rinkens, Coordinator for Biometrics and Identity Management, European Commission – DG Migration and Home Affairs, Belgium

DocEx Session: - Holograms for sale – High quality counterfeits of EU passport’s DOVIDs
Dr Uwe Seidel, Scientific Director, Bundeskriminalamt, Forensic Science Institute, KT 43 - Identity Document Systems, Germany

New services of the ICAO PKD
Roman Vanek, Chief Division Identity Documents and Special Tasks – ICAO PKD Chairman, Federal Office of Police, Switzerland

Security artwork strategies to reveal digital counterfeiting
Joel Zlotnick, Supervisory Physical Scientist, Counterfeit Deterrence Laboratory, Bureau of Consular Affairs, US Department of State, USA

Polycarbonate vs. paper MRTDs - a forensic examiner’s perspective
Dr Ulrich Schneider, Senior Scientist, Bundeskriminalamt, Forensic Science Institute, KT 43 - Identity Document Systems, Germany

Dr Agu Osoka, Biometrics Consultant & Technical Advisor to Office of the Director General, National Identity Management Commission, Federal Government of Nigeria, Nigeria

Key industry executives:

The price of colour
Erik van Dijk, Product Manager, Morpho, and Chairman of the eDocuments Workgroup of the Secure Identity Alliance, The Netherlands

Effective secure document verification for the “untrained eye”
Ruud van Leeuwen, Senior Document Expert/Trainer, Keesing Technologies, The Netherlands

The “e” in ePassport in 2020…to “e” or not to “e”?
Mario Stoltz, Product Manager, NXP Semiconductors, Business Line Secure Identification Solutions, Germany

Chips with Everything?
Chris Shire, Business Development Manager, Infineon Technologies Security & Chipcard ICs, UK

The challenges and limitations of the UK 2014 Immigration Act
Matthew Finn, Managing Director, AUGMENTIQ, UK

Inkjet printing visas – security vs. convenience
Dr Alan Hodgson, Consultant, Alan Hodgson Consulting, UK

Helping the untrained eye
Brian McAllister, Commercial Director, Security Foiling Limited, UK

Graphic design against forgery
Joost van Roon, Security designer, Morpho, The Netherlands

How flash technology will bring more convenience and security in the future
Annick Alligier, Government & ID Marketing Manager, STMicroelectronics, France

New advanced visual security technologies are changing the face (literally) of eIDs
Rob Haslam, Vice President, Government ID Solutions, HID Global, USA

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