An upcoming webinar as part of the ground-breaking Festival of Identity series will see a biometric expert cover the field of contactless authentication in “Connecting with Each Other in a Post COVID-19 Touchless World”.The COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, fundamentally altering social paradigms and prompting governments, businesses, and the public to seek new ways of interacting, notes the organisers of the online event, to be held on Tuesday, May 19th 2020 – 4:00 PM (BST).In the “new normal” to follow, the expect the current emphasis on public health and safety will continue unabated, making the ability to travel, shop, and work without the use of tangible identification higher priorities. Technologies that support both frictionless access and social distancing measures are now more important than ever.Join this presentation to learn how NEC can help businesses and governments adapt and return to public activity safely with a touchless, hygienic user experience. Real-world use cases will also be presented in this session.Benji Hutchinson, Vice President of Federal Operations, NEC Corporation of America, US, is the guest speaker. Benji Hutchinson is the Vice President of Federal Operations in the Washington D.C. office of the NEC Corporation of America's Advanced Recognition Systems Division. He has 15 years of direct experience in the biometrics and identity technology industries supporting US national security and homeland defense agencies across the Department of Defense, Department of Justice, Department of State, Intelligence Community, and Department of Homeland Security. To register, click here.