Andreas Wolf studied Mathematics and Computer Science at the Humboldt University Berlin and the Technical University of Munich. He holds a PhD in Computer Science and has held technology-oriented positions in several IT companies.
Andreas initiated the first European Common Criteria certification of a biometric product and today works as Principal Scientist Biometrics and Director Third Party Funded Projects with Bundesdruckerei GmbH, Berlin.
Andreas is the author of a number of books and journal articles, as well as conference papers and patent applications. He teaches at the Free University Berlin and is one of the German DIN experts delegated to the ISO/IEC JTC1 committees SC17, SC31 and SC37, and to the European Standards Committee CEN. He is also editor and co-editor of several standards.
ANANAS: how to prevent morphed portraits in ID documents – a project status
Face morphing attacks are a threat to the electronic passport system. ANANAS analyses different morphing attack pipelines and quality assurance likely to be used by attackers, in order to develop detection countermeasures and prevent such attacks. The initial results of this ongoing research will be presented here.
Session 1 __ Banknote authentication in an untrained world
Thursday 22/03/2018 __ 09:50-10:10
Beat Grossenbacher has been Head of Cash at the Swiss National Bank since 2013. Prior to this, he served as a Consultant to the Swiss National Bank for its New Banknote Project.
From 2002 to 2009, Beat worked as an Adviser at KPMG for Corporate Governance Services, Internal Audit, Risk Management and Internal Control Systems, and spent 10 years at OVD KINEGRAM AG/KURZ Group, from 1991 to 2001, where he was responsible for different banknote and document security projects around the world.
Beat holds a Master’s in Business Administration and a university degree in Microtechnology & Optics.
Introduction of the new Swiss banknote series – success factors in communication
The presentation will offer insights into a successful communication and information campaign introducing a new banknote series that involved different stakeholders and combined new and old media to raise public awareness, and into what the Swiss National Bank has learnt from the process.
Plenary __ Banknotes and identity documents in a changing world
Wednesday 21/03/2018 __ 09:30-9:45
Beatrice holds degrees in Business Administration, European Studies and International Management from universities in Germany and France. She has lived and worked in Germany, the USA, France and Belgium.
In 2001 she started working for Intergraf, Brussels, the European Association representing the graphic industry, and took over the position of Secretary General in 2003. At Intergraf,
Beatrice focuses on environmental issues, competitiveness of the industry as well as standardisation and social issues, and runs the large section on security printing, which offers a platform for security printers, suppliers and customers world-wide via the Security Printers, International Conference & Exhibition.
Her involvement in the development of security printing certifications dates back to 2001 with the setup of the first CWA Certification, followed by the CWA for Suppliers and the ISO 14298 Standard in 2013. Beatrice has spoken on the development of the graphic industry at numerous conferences.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees __ Switzerland
Session 8 __ Identification documents beyond the traditional
Thursday 22/03/2018 __ 16:25-16:50
Caroline Dulin Brass is a Senior Legal Officer with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva, Switzerland.
She has worked with the United Nations for 11 years, most recently in Sudan, Lebanon and Ethiopia.
Her current function in the Division of International Protection includes technical guidance and support on the issuance of Convention Travel Documents to refugees and stateless persons.
Issuing convention travel documents to refugees and stateless persons – current challenges in the field of implementation
The presentation will focus on the issuance of convention travel documents to refugees and stateless persons, including the current state of play when it comes to the transition to machine-readable convention travel documents, in line with ICAO Standard 3.12, and current challenges in field implementation.