5-6 December 2016
Meydan Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Conference Day Two: Tuesday, 6 December 2016

8:30 am - 8:50 am Registration, refreshments and networking

8:50 am - 9:00 am Opening remarks by Chairman

9:00 am - 9:30 am Exploring the new trends worldwide for innovative biometrics ID technologies

  • Find out what governments are doing to offer smart services to the citizens by ensuring security
  • UAE smart government achievements - case study
  • Highlighting strategic identity management challenges faced by smart governments in GCC

9:40 am - 10:10 am The modernization of airlines for biometrics implementation

10:10 am - 10:40 am Capacity building and adopting new technology

Daniel Hughes, Managing Director,FORGE


Daniel Hughes

Managing Director

10:40 am - 11:10 am Mid- morning networking break

11:10 am - 12:40 pm Biometrics: A layered security foundation

Richard Castillo, Master Instructor/Consultant,FORGE, Abu Dhabi


Richard Castillo

Master Instructor/Consultant
FORGE, Abu Dhabi

11:40 am - 12:10 pm Reviewing the privacy and social implications of biometric authentication

Mahmoud Yassin, Data Center, Group Information Technology Head,National Bank of Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • What are the privacy differences between “on device” versus “on server” storage of biometric data?
  • What are the privacy implications of processing and storing biometric data in UAE and in other regions?
  • What are the implications biometric data being lost or stolen?

Mahmoud Yassin

Data Center, Group Information Technology Head
National Bank of Abu Dhabi, UAE


Suhail Muhammed Sukkary

Digital Technology Innovation Instructor
Abu Dhabi Education Council

12:40 pm - 12:50 pm Chairman’s closing remarks and end of day two

Dr. Uzman Zafar, Chief Executive Officer,DUC International Consulting


Dr. Uzman Zafar

Chief Executive Officer
DUC International Consulting

12:50 pm - 2:39 pm Networking lunch

The published programme is correct at time of printing. However, given the seniority of our speakers and the nature of their roles, speakers may subsequently substitute or remove themselves from the programme. This is always regrettable, and we will always try to replace the speaker with a speaker equivalent insight. For the most up-to-date programme, please visit the event website.