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Congress Speakers and Panellists

  Alastair Treharne, Assurance and Fraud Lead, ID Assurance Programme, Government Digital Service (GDS), Cabinet Office, UK
Andrew Hopkins Andrew Hopkins, Chief of Section, Identity Management and Registration Section, UNHCR
Antitza Antitza Dantcheva, Researcher in STARS team at INRIA Méditerranée in Sophia Antipolis, France
Andy Foote Andy Foote, VP Innovation Group, Wells Fargo Bank, USA
Arun Ross Arun Ross, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Michigan State University USA
Brendan Crean Brendan Crean, Programme Director, Home Office Biometrics Programme, UK Home Office
Charles Kerrigan Charles Kerrigan, Partner, Olswang, UK
 Chiara Rustici Chiara Rustici, Independent GDPR Analyst, UK
 Chris Boehnen Chris Boehnen, Senior Program Manager, Intelligence Advanced Research Programs Activity (IARPA), USA
  Ciaran Carolan, Research and Development Officer, eu-LISA 
Clarence Yeo Clarence Yeo, Commissioner, Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA), Singapore
Dan Bachenheimer Dan Bachenheimer, Digital Identity Innovation – Unique Identity Global Lead, Accenture, USA
Dion Chamberlain Dion Chamberlain, Manager Operations Performance and Improvement, Identity and Passport Services, New Zealand
Fernando Garcia-Quismondo Garrido Fernando Garcia-Quismondo, Innovation R&D, Grupo Santander, Spain
 Greg Cannon Greg Cannon, Technology Innovation Expert Group member, Biometrics Institute
Gordon Wilson Gordon Wilson, President, WorldReach Software Corporation, Canada
Isabelle Moeller Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive, Biometrics Institute 
and Congress Chair
 James Ferryman James Ferryman, Professor and PROTECT coordinator, University of Reading, UK
JP Morange Jean-Philippe Morange, Senior Legal Officer, Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), United Nations Security Council 
Jeff Carpenter Jeff Carpenter, Director of Identity and Access Management Solutions, Cross Match Technologies, USA
 Johanna Morley Johanna Morley, Senior Technologist, Metropolitan Police Service, UK
Jonathan Phillips Jonathan Phillips, Electronic Engineer, National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST), USA
  Joseph Atick, Chairman, Identity Counsel International, USA
  Juliet Lodge, Professor Emerita, University of Leeds, UK
Liz Coll Liz Coll, Head of Digital Advocacy, Consumers International
  Marek Rejman-Greene, Senior Biometrics Advisor, Deputy Director, UK Home Office
Marios Savvides Marios Savvides, CyLab Biometrics Center, Director, Research Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University 
 Maxine Most Maxine Most, Principal, Acuity Market Intelligence, USA
Naama ben zvi rivales Naama Ben Zvi Rivales, Legal Advisor, Prime Minister's Office, Israel - National Cyber Directorate, Cyber Bureau, Identity & Biometric Applications Unit
  Nick Wiles, Head of User Experience, Atom Bank, UK
Nuria Fermoso Nurina Fermoso, Regional Manager Passenger Experience & Facilitation, Europe, IATA
Oscar Mancebo Ortiz

Oscar Mancebo Ortiz, Global Initiative Leader, Digital Identity and Head of Mobile Connect, Telefonica Group, Spain

Paul Grassi

Paul Grassi, Senior Standards & Technology Advisor for Identity, National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST), USA

Paul McCormack

Paul McCormack, Senior Legal Counsel, Global Data Privacy, Digital and Cyber, HSBC

Peter Brown

Peter Brown, Group Manager (Technology Policy), ICO, UK


Rachel O'Connell, Founder and CEO, Trust Elevate, UK

Raghav Malik

Raghav Malik, Product Manager, Enterprise Security Solutions, Mastercard


Raoul Cooper, Senior Design Manager, Airport Transformation, British Airways


Rasa Karbauskaite, Research & Development Unit, Frontex

 Raul Sanchez reillo

Raul Sanchez-Reillo, Associate Prof., Head of GUTI R&D Group, University Carlos III of Madrid

Rebecca Heyer

Rebecca Heyer, Discipline Leader Biometrics, Defence Science & Technology Group, Australia

Roberto Wolfer

Roberto Wolfer, CEO, Jenetric, Germany

Sam De Silva

Sam De Silva, Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP, UK

 Simon Pei Simon Pei, Senior Director, Product Management, Gemalto
 Stephan Peters Stephan Peters, Head of Business Area Identity & Fraud Prevention, SCHUFA Holding AG, Germany
Stephanie Schuckers Stephanie Schuckers, Director, Center for Identification Technology Research (CITeR)
 Ted Dunstone
Ted Dunstone, Biometix, Australia
 Terry Hartmann Terry Hartmann, Vice President, Asia Pacific, Cognitec Systems
Tony Smith Tony Smith, Member of Advisory Council, Biometrics Institute
 Xavier Larduinat Xavier Larduinat, Head of Innovation, Gemalto
Xose Diaz Xose Diaz, Europe Head of Enterprise Services & Partnerships, Samsung Mobile Europe