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Strategic Agenda on Ethical, Societal and Privacy Aspects of Biometric Technologies

Date: 2013-09-06 (11:20-14:40) Location: Fraunhofer IGD, Fraunhoferstraße 5, 64283 Darmstadt, Germany

Organizer: Emilio Mordini (Centre for Science, Society and Citizenship)

This is a joint meeting of the COST IC1106 WG6, IC1206 WG4 together with the EAB EPC in conjunction with BIOSIG 2013.

Attendance is free of charge, Registration is required

The European Association of Biometrics, the Cost Action IC1106 (Integrating Biometrics and Forensics for the Digital Age), the Cost Action IC1206 (De-identification for privacy protection in multimedia content), have established to convene a joint meeting between the EAB Ethical Committee, Cost Action IC1106 WG6 (Ethical and societal implications of emerging forensic biometrics), Cost Action IC1206 WG4 (Ethical, bioethical, societal and legal aspects and guidelines for de-identification and reversible de-identification). The joint meeting will be held in Darmstadt/Germany, on Sept 6, 2013, in conjunction with the 2013 International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group (BIOSIG). Main goals of the meeting are to link different initiatives, to exchange information, and to create a wider network devoted to ethical and societal implications of biometrics, and to pave the way for a strategic research agenda on ethical, societal and policy implications of biometrics.

Agenda

11:20 Emilio Mordini

Brief Introductory note: "Biometric Surveillance: the SAPIENT test case"

Centre for Science, Society and Citizenship CSSC
11:30 Jim Wayman

KEYNOTE: Body, Biometrics and Identity

San Jose State University
11:50 Joe Cannataci (tbc)

Panel Discussion 1: Ethical, Societal and Privacy Implications of Biometric Large Scale Applications

Discussion prompted by
Edward Higgs/University of Essex
Panelists
Joe Cannataci – University of Malta
Edward Higgs – University of Essex
Jeanne Pia Mifsud Bonnici – University of Groningen
Emilio Mordini – Centre for Science, Society and Citizenship
Slobodan Ribaric – University of Zagreb
Max Snijder – European Association of Biometrics
Massimo Tistarelli – University of Sassari
Jim Wayman – San Jose State University
University of Malta
12:50

Lunch Break

13:50 Massimo Tistarelli

Panel Discussion 2: Next Generation Biometrics – The Ethical, Legal and Societal Context

Discussion prompted by
Emilio Mordini – Centre for Science, Society and Citizenship
Panelists
Joe Cannataci – University of Malta
Edward Higgs – University of Essex
Jeanne Pia Mifsud Bonnici – University of Groningen
Emilio Mordini – Centre for Science, Society and Citizenship
Slobodan Ribaric – University of Zagreb
Max Snijder – European Association of Biometrics
Massimo Tistarelli – University of Sassari
Jim Wayman – San Jose State University
University of Sassari
14:50

Adjurn

15:00 Emilio Mordini

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