Biometrics for Government and National Security 2014 Event

The 7th Annual Biometrics for Government and National Security event will be held February 19-21, 2014 in Washington D.C.


Now in its 7th annual edition, the Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA) Biometrics for Government and National Security is ranked among their best attended events year after year. 2014 will be no different as a stellar speaker line up promises the ultimate setting to discuss the latest challenges and opportunities in government and defense biometrics. IDGA welcomes you to join them and hundreds of other attendees to preview the future of biometric initiatives and technology, first hand from those leading the direction of IDGA's upcoming efforts.

All new for this year is the expansion of a program to include federal government and commercial applications. With the vulnerability of financial, health, and other personal data today, it is vital to consider the potential of biometrics not only for the warfighter, but the American citizen as well. Therefore, the event's speaker faculty will include DoD, DHS, FBI, and the intelligence community, as well as speakers from health, NIST, private banking and more.

With biometrics rapidly becoming the go-to solution for everything from border control to law enforcement to financial authentication, there is no question why the biometrics market is expected to triple in size between 2010-2015. US authentication capabilities are in a state of great transition and Biometrics for Government and National Security 2014 will be the first major forum of 2014 for decision makers to express requirements and listen to industry solution providers. Come join the IDGA and establish yourself as a key player in this burgeoning field!

2013 Speakers

• John Boyd, Director, Defense Biometrics and Forensics, Office of the Secretary of Defense
• James Loudermilk, Senior Level Technologist, Federal Bureau of Investigation
• Dalton Jones, Biometric ID Intelligence Executive, DIA
• Walter Hamilton, Vice Chairman, International Biometricas and Identification Association
• Richard Guidorizzi, Program Manager, Active Authentication, DARPA
• Leslie Hope, Biometrics Chief, Citizen and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security
• And more

Why Attend Biometrics for National Security?

• 30+ high profile speakers from BIMA, OBIM, OUSD, DHS, FBI, NATO, GAO and more
• Over 28 in-depth sessions covering the latest updates in Biometric security technology
• Mobile Biometrics Focus Day Focus Day kicks off the 3 day event
• The only Biometrics event to exclusively cater to the needs of federal government and local law enforcement
• Unparalled networking opportunities - past IDGA Biometrics events have attracted over 400 government officials, industry stakeholders, and leading experts

Topics to be Addressed Include:

• Standards for biometrics
• Biometrics for defense, health and commercial applications
• The latest in biometric technologies and research
• Full mobile biometrics focus day

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