Upcoming Events


The details of the SIIP review:

  • June 13, 2017 at 9.30 – Review prep - Crown Plaza Le Palace - Rue Gineste 3, Bruxelles, Belgium
  • June 14, 2017 at 9.00  - Review with REA at COV2 building, Place Charles Rogier 16, 1210 Bruxelles





Review rehearsal

June 13, 2017


WP leaders and end users

Review with the EC

June 14, 2017


WP leaders and end users

Consortium meeting

September 2017


All consortium members

2nd Field Test

November 2017


All consortium members

 Previous Events


45th INTERPOL European Regional Conference

The European Regional Conference takes place annually and brings together police from across the region to share experiences and discuss ways to tackle common security issues. More than 170 senior police officials from 50 countries and specialists from regional and international organizations attended the three-day (16 – 18 May) conference in St Johann im Pongau, Austria. This provided a unique opportunity to disseminate the SIIP concept & design among speaker-identification end-users from around the world.


Field test SIIP - Lisbon, 29 March 2017

The first field test of the SIIP project was successfully held in Lisbon, Portugal on March 29th 2017.

The field test simulated an international investigation involving the Carabinieri Police (Italy), Polícia Judiciária (Portugal) and the Interpol. During the event, the SIIP system speaker identification capabilities and international info sharing mechanism was demonstrated (based in simulated data) to external guests (Law Enforcement Agencies and policy makers from all Europe).

13th INTERPOL Annual Heads of NCB Conference

The Annual Heads of NCB Conference brings together the heads of INTERPOL’s National Central Bureaus from around the world to share information, exchange ideas and best practices and be updated on the latest activities and new resources of the Organization. More than 270 police officials from 149 countries attended this year’s event held in Lyon from 7-9 March 2017. This provided a unique and wide dissemination platform to raise awareness about the latest activities in the framework of the SIIP projects to a large audience. The ICT Law Team maintained  a stand in the conference hall where the SIIP video was projected, SIIP factsheets and related material were distributed and questions from delegates were answered concerning the project.

OCTAVE Project Intermediate Workshop, 9 March 2017

OCTAVE (Objective  Controlfor  Talker  Verification)  is a Project, funded by the E.U. Horizon 2020 Programme, under Grant Agreement #647850, running from June 2015 to July 2017.  

A technical meeting towards the field test in Lisbon was held on January 2017

A panel discussion entitled "How will biometric systems change with the new EU regulation on Data Privacy" at the EAB (European Association for Biometrics) Conference 2016 will take place on 19-20 September in Darmstadt, Germany

SIIP consortium meeting  in Crete, Greece on September 2016

The 2nd period Review with the EC in Brussels in June 2016- During the Review session, the SIIP consortium presented themain results and achievement of the project-The review was very successful

POC (proof of concept event) - Carabinieri:  Italy, May 2016 

Interpol event April 2016 -

SIIP Consortium Meeting: Rome, 17-18 February 2016.

SIIP Consortium Meeting: Vienna, 6-7 October 2015.

"EAB" conference:  Darmstadt, Germany, September 7-8, 2015. The SIIP project was presented and discussed. 

SIIP Review - Period 1:  Pisa, Italy, May-27, 2015.

SIIP 3rd Consortium Meeting:  Budapest, Hungary, March 24-25, 2015.

SIIP Technical Meeting:  Athens, Greece, January 27-28, 2015.

SIIP Consortium Meeting:  Israel, December 1-4, 2014. 

SIIP End Users Workshop:  Lyon, France, October 20-21, 2014.

SIIP Project Meeting:  Martigny, Switzerland, July 21-23, 2014.