DENVER, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Privacy Advocate and Senior Staff Attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), Jennifer Lynch, joins the lineup of biometric and mobile commerce experts set to speak at the second annual Biometrics UnPlugged Executive Summit in Tampa, Florida on September 15, 2014.
Previously announced speakers include Steven Rahman, Director, Technology and Strategy at Samsung, and Philippe de Raet, Vice President, Public Sector at Experian. The theme of this year's event is Mobility at the Crossroads of Commerce and Privacy.
"We are thrilled to welcome Jennifer Lynch of the Electronic Frontier Foundation to Biometrics UnPlugged," says findBIOMETRICS and Mobile ID World President and event co-organizer, Peter O'Neill. "It is critically important to include independent privacy advocates in our discussion about the future of biometrics, mobility, and commerce."
"Biometrics have the potential to intensify or mitigate the privacy issues associated with mobility and commerce," adds Maxine Most, Principal Acuity Market Intelligence and Biometrics UnPlugged co-organizer. "Engaging privacy experts in the conversation about how biometric technology ought to be developed and deployed, drives the industry towards creating privacy enhancing solutions that protect consumers' personal information within a trusted identity ecosystem designed to expand and enrich mobile commerce."
Biometrics UnPlugged: Mobility at the Crossroads of Commerce and Privacy convenes on Monday, September 15, 2014 from 11:30 am until 5:30 pm at the Tampa Museum of Art. Registration and event information can be found at the event website: www.regonline.com/BiometricsUnPlugged2014.
Biometrics UnPlugged is organized by leading identity market content and analysis providers, Acuity Market Intelligence, findBIOMETRICS, and Mobile ID World.
Biometrics UnPlugged: Mobility at the Crossroads of Commerce and Privacy is sponsored by BioKey International, SRI International, Northstar Recruiting, and the International Biometrics & Identification Association (IBIA) and supported by ACT Canada, the BioPay Forum, the FIDO Alliance, Mobile Payments Today, OASIS, and Payment Week.
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