3rd International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics (IWBF)
Mar 3 – Mar 4 all-day

3-4 March 2015
Gjøvik, Norway

– Paper Submission: October 15th, 2014
– Notification of Acceptance: December 17th, 2014
– Submission of Camera-Ready Papers: January 18th, 2015
– IWBF-Workshop: March 3 and 4, 2015

Papers to be published in IEEE Xplore (approval pending) Authors of the best papers accepted at the Workshop will be invited to submit an extended and enhanced revision of their paper to be considered for publication in the IET Biometrics Journal

Advisory Chairs:
– Massimo Tistarelli, Universita di Sassari, Italy
– Mark Nixon, University of Southampton, UK General Chair:
– Christoph Busch, Gjøvik University College, Norway Technical Program

– Paulo Lobato Correia, IST-IT Lisbon, Portugal
– Andrzej Drygajlo, EPFL, Lausamme, Switzerland
– Andreas Uhl, Salzburg University, Austria
– Daniel Ramos, UAM, Spain
– Michael Fairhust, University of Kent, UK
– Raghavendra Ramachandra, Gjøvik University College, Norway Publication Chair
– Bian Yang, Gjøvik University College, Norway

The International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics (IWBF) is organized by COST Action IC1106 (Integrating Biometrics and Forensics for the Digital Age)*. It is an international forum devoted specifically to the development of synergies between the biometrics and forensic science research areas.

IWBF provides the meeting place for those concerned with the usage of biometric recognition systems in forensic science applications, attracting participants from industry, research, academia and users. The third International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics will take place in Gjøvik, Norway.

This workshop will include research in the following areas:
– Biometric evidence for forensic evaluation and investigation
– Audiovisual biometrics for multimedia forensics
– Soft biometrics for forensics examination
– Forensic behavioral biometrics
– Biometric analysis of crime scene traces and their forensic interpretation
– Combination of multimodal biometrics with other forensic evidence
– Ethical and societal implications of emerging forensics biometrics

For more information about IWBF 2015 please visit:

New International Smart ID and RFID Conference and Exhibition
Mar 18 – Mar 19 all-day

18-19 March 2015
Tel Aviv, Israel

Israel is joining the rest of the world, which is already in the process of adopting digital ID products and technology. Digital ID needs to be standardised world-wide. The Biometric ID must be readable not only in the country of issue, but also wherever the individual may travel.

The economic potential for companies already developing and supplying Digital ID products and technologies is huge.
We invite all who wish to be one step ahead in the Israeli market to participate in The Smart ID Show – TLV 2014, to share and learn about the latest innovations.

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Counter Terror Expo 2015
Apr 21 – Apr 22 all-day

Counter Terror Expo’s operationally critical and highly respected centerpiece conference event has a well deserved reputation for its delivery of insight, analysis, and perspective on the range of threats faced.

This conference gathers together over 150 internationally recognized experts in the field of counter terrorism annually to debate the issues we face, define operational strategies, and to help shape future policy within the secure conclave of a conference.

Counter Terror Expo’s centerpiece conference is a multi-stream event bringing clarity to the most critical and topical issues of concern to the international counter terrorism community.

Below are the streams that simultaneously ran during CTX 2014. Please register your interest today to keep informed of all latest conference updates for 2015.

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Forensics Europe Expo 2015
Apr 21 – Apr 22 all-day

Forensics Europe Expo is the premier dedicated international forum for the entire forensics sector and supply chain, bringing together over 160 conference delegates with over 3000 attendees and 70+ international exhibiting companies.

The event provides the entire forensics sector with the definitive source of education, best practice, training and networking that is critical for staying up to date about the latest innovative forensics products, services and practices.

The 2014 conference was a sell-out success and connected key professionals and academics within the sector to discuss brand new techniques, products and case studies. The conference at Forensics Europe Expo is the only event held in the UK which provides a complete overview of the industry and innovations to help professionals stay ahead of the game.


Conference registration is not yet open but if you wish to ensure that you are first to be notified when the full program is released and registration is live, make sure to fill out this form today.

VBC New York 2015
May 4 – May 5 all-day
Opus Research presents VBC New York 2015 (May 4-5) featuring case studies and real-world implementations in fraud prevention, mobile banking, and secure customer care. Dubbed “The Voice Security & Authentication Conference,” VBC New York 2015 brings together executives and decision-makers who are integrating voice biometrics into multi-factor authentication strategies showcasing a broad array of technologies that support simple, secure, and trusted communications.
May 5 – May 7 all-day
CARTES_728x90_2015The Global Event for Payment, Identification and Mobility

CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS AMERICA will take place in Washington, DC, May 5-7, 2015 for its 4th edition. The 2014 event attracted attendees from more than 50 countries, with 166 companies exhibiting, a 20 percent increase from the CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS EVENT in 2013.

CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS AMERICA hosts a top-quality, three-day conference uniquely concentrated on North American issues for senior level decision makers.  In addition, the show floor features one of the largest cross-sections of the industry suppliers, representative of the full supply chain. Register today and receive a FREE Expo Hall Badge using code: FIB15


Biometric China Expo 2015
May 9 – May 11 all-day
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China International Biometric Identification Technology Exhibition 2015 (Biometric China 2015)-one of China’s first special exhibition on biometric identification as well as the most professional one in this line at present, which will be held in Asia’s largest hall-China Import & Export Fair Pazhou Complex Area B from May 9-11th , 2015.