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IPD Panel Featured on Biometric Update: “Panel Outlines Steps for Airport Biometrics Privacy”

The Institute for Peace & Diplomacy’s recent panel, ‘Privacy and Passenger Biometrics – New Developments and Perspectives,’ has been featured on BiometricUpdate.com, an outlet for news, analysis and research about the global biometrics market.

InterVISTAS Consulting CEO and President Solomon Wong introduced the theme of the need to balance the practical benefits of touchless travel and biometrics against the challenge of regulating new technologies. Ellen McClain of InterVISTAS, formerly of Department of Homeland Security, spoke about the legal landscape for biometrics in the U.S., and Wagner presented on Customs and Border Protection’s efforts to create a unified passenger identity management system.

Aviation law specialist Isabelle Lelieur addressed how GDPR relates to airport biometrics efforts, and Jacqueline Lu of Helpful Places spoke about the Digital Trust for Places and Routines (DTPR) conceptual framework, which attempts to build up user trust in technology through transparency and enhanced user understanding.

Click here to read the full report on BiometricUpdate.com.

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