Registration Now Open for London’s Biometrics in Official Environments and the Future Masterclass

SMi Group Reports (2016.09.13, London, UK): Biometrics in Official Environments and the Future is now open for registration.

London, United Kingdom, September 15, 2016 --( SMi Group is delighted to announce that registration is now live for its exclusive masterclass on Biometrics in Official Environments and the Future, taking place in Central London, Wednesday 7th December 2016.

Though still in its infancy, using biometrics for identification and security is widespread in Government and commercial organisations and the technology behind it is quickly advancing. With this in mind, the 1-day intensive masterclass will explore the current picture and consider its future with borders and security operations. Attendees are advised to register before 30th September to save £100.

Masterclass Host, Nick Southon, a former Civil Servant who has worked in the UK Government for over 30 years, has frontline operational experience on border controls throughout the UK and visa operations worldwide. Playing a key delivery role in the first UK Biometric Programme and has recently held business change and transformation roles in Identity and Biometric IT projects.

Targeted towards, but not exclusive to: Biometric Professionals, Immigration Managers, Migration Consultants, Airport Security Chiefs, Border Security Managers, Port Security Managers, Cyber Security Consultants and Information Security Managers. Mr Southon will discuss and explore his experiences following the introduction and now widespread use of this technology in immigration procedures. In addition to, leading discussions on the customer perspective, potential benefits and the future of biometrics in official environments.

These are just some of the unmissable topics to be covered, to view the full day programme and download the masterclass brochure, visit the event website today.

For further information on this security masterclass, visit the website at:

Delegate/group booking enquiries call James Hitchen on +44 (0) 207 827 6054 or email

For media enquiries, contact Shannon Cargan on +44 20 7827 6138 or

Biometrics in Official Environments and the Future
Wednesday 7th December 2016
Central London

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