Main Conference Day 2

08:00 AM - 08:45 AM Registration & Coffee

08:45 AM - 09:00 AM Chairperson Opening Remarks

Keynote Presentation

09:00 AM - 09:45 AM Securing Integrated Advanced Technology for Biometric Capabilities

Christopher Piehota, Executive Assistant Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI
As a long-time leader in the applied use of biometrics, the
FBI, along with its partners in the law enforcement and
intelligence communities, continues to employ biometric
tools in furtherance of investigations and operations. Today,
the FBI provides biometric identification, investigative, and
identity management solutions to support law enforcement,
national security, and homeland security identity screening
activities. This presentation will focus on the FBI’s current
biometric capabilities, as well as the path forward for
identifying, leveraging, and developing future biometric
and identity intelligence capabilities. Areas of discussion
will include activities that support building biometric
partnerships, infrastructure, and capabilities.


Christopher Piehota

Executive Assistant Director
Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI

09:45 AM - 10:30 AM Research, Developments and Information On Odin Program

Christopher Boehnen, Senior Program Manager, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
  • Updates and progress on the Odin Project
  • Developing biometric presentation attack detection technology
  • Security vulnerabilities in government systems
  • Detecting spoofs and attacks on infrastructure


Christopher Boehnen

Senior Program Manager
Office of the Director of National Intelligence

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Morning Networking Break

During the second iteration of our Demo Drive, each attendee will be once again placed in a small group and given the opportunity to rotate through our exhibit hall. Join us and discover the best way to meet each of our exclusive industry representatives and find out what they can do for you!

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Best practices and Procedures, Ensuring National Security and Enhancing Operations

Lee Bowes, Chief Biometrics Division, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, DHS
Evaluating the multiple layers of human and biometric verification
  • The benefits and challenges of expanding biometric identity verification
  • USCIS' use case for multimodal biometric captures
  • The need for mobile biometric identity verification


Lee Bowes

Chief Biometrics Division
U.S. Department of Homeland Security, DHS

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Integrating Biometric Technology to Enhance Border Patrol

Antonio Trindade, Associate Chief Enforcement Systems, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, CBP
Current advances in biometrics for border management/
border patrol
Challenges facing biometrics for border patrol
Future initiatives and directions for border management


Antonio Trindade

Associate Chief Enforcement Systems
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, CBP

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM Networking Lunch

Enjoy the final full meal of the event. Relax and discuss the takeaways of the event.

Keynote Presentation

1:45 PM - 2:30 PM Reengineering and Planning of the Biometric Exit Program

Dan Tanciar, Deputy Executive Director Planning,Program Analysis, and Evaluation, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • Biometric Exit Program, evaluating lessons learned and identifying the path forward
  • 2020 Vision and Strategies of CBP
  • Reengineering and transforming the Biometric Exit system


Dan Tanciar

Deputy Executive Director Planning,Program Analysis, and Evaluation
U.S. Customs and Border Protection

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Facial Recognition Policies and Best Practices on Public Safety Use

Roger Anthony Rodriguez, Manager of Image Analytics and Business Development, Retired NYPD,
This presentation will address some of the recent false
narratives and assertions made on law enforcement uses of
facial recognition technology. It will stress the importance
for every agency to establish a system of metrics and
accountability to refute alleged misuse by public safety. The
speaker will briefly discuss the image intake and vetting
process for facial recognition and will recommend a best
practice Facial Recognition Five Step Investigative Workflow that
all agencies should utilize during any criminal investigation.


Roger Anthony Rodriguez

Manager of Image Analytics and Business Development, Retired NYPD
Join the discussion with our panelist as we host an
interactive engaging discussion on the latest developments
and trends in the biometric community, inter-agency
cooperation and interoperability.


James Loudermilk

Senior Level Technologist
Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI

Ed Williams

Section Chief
Transportation Security Administration

John Boyd

Assistant Director – Futures Identity
Office of Biometric Identity Management

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM Afternoon Networking & Refreshment Break

A final opportunity to network with our attendees, be sure to take advantage!

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM Pannel Discussion: Securing Airports with Next Generation Identity Technology

Daniel Asraf, Laboratory Manager for the Biometrics Laboratory,
Adoption of emerging technologies to ensure border protection
·· Next generation automation equipment to optimize and streamline efficiency
·· The future of applied biometric technology to enhance border control

Daniel Asraf

Laboratory Manager for the Biometrics Laboratory

5:15 PM - 5:30 PM Closing Remarks

5:30 PM - 11:59 PM End of Main Conference Day Two