On December 12th in Athens, Greece, Dr Mohamed Abomhara, a Postdoctoral researcher at NTNU, delivered a talk at the 8th International Conference on e-Democracy about various ethical, social and legal challenges arising due to the use of biometrics technology in border control focusing on how SMILE Action address these challenges.

Download a copy of the presentation here: e-democracy_2019_conference




Lénárd Zsákai from Hungarian National Police  delivered a talk about the SMILE concept and approach and how biometric traits can be used to facilitate the crossing of land borders at Biometrics Institute Congress 2019 on November 30th in London, UK.

Download a copy of the presentation here: Biometrics Congress 2019

Mr Georgios Stavropoulos of CERTH presented on September 24th in Berlin, Germany an overview of SMILE Action, use cases and architecture, technical solutions, and pilot scenarios at the EAB Research Projects Conference (EAB – RPC) 2018.

Download a copy of the presentation here:  SMILE Action EAB RPC 2018




Dr Şule Yildirim Yayilgan, Associate Professor at NTNU, presented a review of SMILE Action on March 29th in Falstad, Norway, focusing on ethical challenges and the protection of human rights in the 2nd Workshop on Human Rights and Dignity.

Download a copy of the presentation here: SMILE: A Smart Mobility Approach of European Border Security




Mr Georgios Stavropoulos of CERTH presented the most recent challenges at the external European borders, the main aim of the SMILE Action and our actions toward its completion at 1st International Workshop on Research & Innovation for Secure Societies – RISS 2018

Download the presentation:  SMILE-RISS-2018.pdf




Dr Zoltán Székely of the Hungarian National Police presented SMILE’s novel mobility concept entitled “European Innovation for Land Border Mobility” in the special session Smart mobile devices: Empowering borders – Technical challenges and opportunities for mobile ID” on April 30, 2018, in Washington, DC, USA.

Download the presentation:  zoltan_szekely_connectid2018.pdf