Facial Recognition Considerations for Researchers

Covers the use of facial recognition systems in research and healthcare.

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About this Webinar

As an emerging technology, facial recognition is used for identity, authentication, and tracking. There are things that facial recognition systems do well; however, certain functions require caution, especially when tracking health, behavioral habits, medical conditions, or assertions about emotion detection and characteristics. This webinar explains how facial recognition systems work, benefits and risks, and common commercial applications. It also discusses social, ethical, and regulatory considerations for the use of facial recognition systems.

Language Availability: English

Suggested Audiences: Key Study Personnel, Postdocs, Researchers, Students

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Facial Recognition Considerations for Researchers

Presented by: Brenda K. Leong, JD, CIPP/US - Future of Privacy Forum

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain how biometric systems work, including definitions, technology processes, and common systems such as facial recognition, fingerprints, and behavioral characterization.
  • Discuss the benefits and risks of facial recognition, including efficiencies, potential harms, and privacy considerations.
  • Describe common commercial applications of facial recognition.
  • Recognize social, ethical, and regulatory considerations for the use of facial recognition.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 20536 (English)