MWAA Labs presents

veriScan: Quickest Path to Biometric Compliance

February 1st, 2019 at Washington Dulles International Airport

This free, invitation-only event for airport executives and technology leaders will provide an exclusive look at veriScan, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority’s biometric passenger verification system. CBP and TSA will overview their biometric roadmaps and lead roundtable discussions on the present and future of airport biometrics.

Agenda

Friday, February 1, 2019

07:30
AM
Check-In and Breakfast
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
08:30
AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
08:30 AM - 08:50 AM

by Mike Stewart, Dulles International Airport Manager, and John E. “Jack” Potter, President and CEO, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA)

08:50
AM
Air Exit Program Keynote
08:50 AM - 09:20 AM

Present and Future of Facial Recognition in Passenger Verification

by Nael Samha, CBP Director of Passenger Systems and Biometrics

09:20
AM
Introduction to Veriscan
09:20 AM - 09:50 AM

MWAA Chief Information Officer Goutam Kundu provides a background and history of MWAA Labs, an overview of the veriScan biometric traveler verification system, including its business case.

09:50
AM
Break
09:50 AM - 10:00 AM
10:10
AM
Experience Panel - Airport and Airlines
10:10 AM - 10:50 AM

Meeting Biometric Exit Compliance with veriScan.

United Airlines and JetBlue share their user experiences for gate-integrated "two-step" process and DCS-integrated "one-step" process with veriScan. Dallas Fort-Worth International Airport discuss their search for viable biometric exit solutions, and their successes, challenges and lessons learned.

Andres Hirschfeld, Director, Facilitation and Security, United Airlines

Caryl Spoden, Director, Customer Experience and Airports Structural Programs, jetBlue

Robert Hightower, Senior Terminal Manager, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

10:50
AM
Board Mobile Lounge to Flight Demo
10:50 AM - 10:55 AM
11:05
AM
Flight Boarding Demo
11:05 AM - 11:45 AM

Guests will travel by mobile lounge to the terminal to observe a live boarding of Korean Air flight 94 using veriScan for traveler verification. (flight time 11:50AM)

11:45
AM
Board Mobile Lounge to Return to Terminal
11:45 AM - 11:55 AM
12:05
PM
Networking Lunch
12:05 PM - 01:00 PM
01:00
PM
VeriScan In Depth
01:00 PM - 01:30 PM

MWAA Chief Information Officer Goutam Kundu takes a deeper dive into how veriScan works, value proposition and its support and operating model.

01:30
PM
Transportation Security Administration and Biometrics
01:30 PM - 01:40 PM

TSA Federal Security Director Scott Johnson discusses TSA's experience using veriScan at Dulles and the agency's use of biometrics.

01:40
PM
Future Applications of Aviation Biometrics
01:40 PM - 02:00 PM

veriScan: From Concept to Production (Solutions for Now and the Future) veriScan Product Manager Justin Grasso discusses future use cases, delves at a high level into the technical aspects of veriScan solution and discusses the future of collaboration and sharing between airports.

02:00
PM
Q&A and Closing
02:00 PM - 02:15 PM
02:15
PM
Airport Tour
02:15 PM

Tour of Washington Dulles International Airport.

Why Should You Attend?

  • If your airport would like a biometric solution that is not cost prohibitive
  • If your airport has an immediate need to meet biometric exit compliance
  • To get the scoop on the latest biometrics regulations and future of biometrics directly from the government agencies
  • To forge new partnerships and promote ongoing conversations across the airport community to help shape the future of the airport biometrics landscape
  • To get an exclusive inside look at the veriScan biometric passenger verification system, including a live boarding of an international flight
  • Learn about opportunities to pilot veriScan at your airport

Speakers

Nael Samha
Director of Passenger Systems and Biometrics
U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Scott Johnson
Federal Security Director
Transportation Security Administration

John E. "Jack" Potter
President and CEO
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Goutam Kundu
Chief Information Officer
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Mike Stewart
VP, Dulles International Airport Manager
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Andres Hirschfeld
Director, Facilitation and Security
United Airlines

Caryl Spoden
Director - Customer Experience & Airports Structural Programs
JetBlue Airways

Robert Hightower
Senior Terminal Manager
DFW International Airport

Justin Grasso
veriScan Product Manager
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority