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Biometric technology implementation in the aviation industry has been well underway in the past few years, but the potential of the technology to facilitate a more contactless travel experience has accelerated the adoption even further in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Diane J. Sabatino, Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Field Operations, CBP, will deliver the opening keynote presentation during the FTE APEX Biometrics Summit, taking place on 8-9 December.
One industry player that has been committed to supporting aviation with the implementation of biometrics globally is the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Leading these efforts is Diane J. Sabatino, who stepped into a new role of Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Field Operations at CBP in July 2020.
“I’ve worked with the Office of Field Operations since the beginning of my career,” she shares. “I knew that coming into this job I really had to take the opportunity to work with our partners to help the travel industry recover, and to build their confidence in our ability to create the vision of a truly touchless travel environment.”
CBP is certainly no stranger to adapting to unexpected crises at an international level. Indeed, the agency itself …
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