Biometrics Institute Privacy Panel

Privacy - Currency or Victim of Convenience?

Commentaries will draw on their unique backgrounds, expertise and experiences.

Moderator: Hon Terry Aulich, Head of Privacy and Policy

Expert Group, Biometrics Institute Panel:

Dr Elizabeth Coombs

Acting NSW Privacy Commissioner. As Acting NSW Privacy Commissioner, Dr Elizabeth Coombs' role includes promoting privacy as well as preparing reports recommending legislative, administrative or other action in the interests of privacy as well as conducting inquiries and investigations into privacy related matters.

Dr Katina Michael

Professor, School of Information Systems and Technology University of Wollongong Katina is the IEEE Technology and Society Magazine editor-in-chief, and IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine associate editor. Since 2008 she has been a board member of the Australian Privacy Foundation, and until recently was the Vice-Chair. Michael researches on the socio-ethical implications of emerging technologies.

John Kendall

Member of the Biometrics Institute’s Privacy & Policy Expert Group and Director Security Programs - Asia Pacific, Unisys John is a subject matter expert in the application of biometrics and identification, having developed deep first hand insight into how organisations can leverage these technologies to achieve improved efficiency and greater security in the areas of law enforcement, corrections and civil identification.

Stephen Wilson 

Founder, Lockstep Consulting Stephen Wilson is a researcher, innovator, analyst and adviser in digital identity and privacy. He recently conducted a feasibility study and design for the Biometrics Institute's proposed Privacy Trust Mark. 

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