ISBC 2015 is the 1st international workshop on Identification and Surveillance for Border Control and will take place at Karlsruhe (Germany) on August 25th.

This workshop proposes to bring together a wide range of researchers, industry, and practitioners of biometric and/or monitoring/surveillance technologies in ABC to share innovative ideas and solutions in biometrics and surveillance for ABC. The focus of the workshop is four-fold:

  • on exploring the development, application and evaluation of (prior and) current applied biometrics (including face, fingerprint, iris) as well as the potential application of emerging innovative biometrics (e.g. finger vein, palm prints, ocular biometrics), stand-off, on-the-move and contactless modes for ABC;
  • on exploring the development, application and potential of innovatve monitoring/surveillance for ABC;
  • towards harmonisation and standardisation of biometric and monitoring/ surveillance technologies for ABC;
  • consideration of the legal and ethical issues surrounding the adoption of biometrics and surveillance monitoring in ABC and other border control situations.

Important Dates

Deadline for submission of electronic paper:
May 31, 2015

Notification of acceptance:
June 21, 2015

Deadline for camera-ready version:
June 29, 2015

Workshop in Karlsruhe:
August 25, 2015