Topics for The 2017 Symposium
- Enhanced Access Management and Credentialing Initiatives
- Next-Generation Mobile Biometric Capabilities
- Identity Intelligence Collection and Dissemination Strategies
- Addressing Big Data Requirements and Cloud Based Solutions
- Multi-Modal Authentication Initiatives and Updates
- Facilitating Best Biometric Practices for Greater Border Protection
- Information Exchange and Sharing Initiatives
- Documentless Verification Capabilities Moving Forward
- Biometric Technology R&D Requirements and Focus Areas
- Advancements to Biometric Search Capabilities
- Biometric Investment priorities; where industry can help
- Improvements to Biometric Matching and Reporting
- Future Modality Considerations
Why You Should Attend The Summit
- To more accurately identify threats that pose risks to vital U.S. Interests, the U.S. Government is actively seeking improvements to their biometric, identity and access management capabilities in order to provide greater insight on the behavior, intent and actions of known and unknown threat actors.
- By conducting rigorous R&D and leveraging industry perspectives on burgeoning capabilities and technologies, the U.S. Government has made ample improvements to characterizing threat levels, analyzing patterns of life, and maintaining proper access management in support of National Security.
- Despite these advancements, the U.S. Government has identified numerous challenges still facing the Biometrics and Identity Management communities that are critical to providing greater physical and logical security measures across the DoD and U.S. Government.
- The 2017 Identity Management Symposium will provide valuable information on the current and prospective initiatives that the U.S. Government supports in order to integrate advanced identity and access management practices for greater defense and security. The Symposium will also provide updates on the biometric initiatives and technologies that improve the efficiency and security of Government Organizations.
- Our team specializes in the extensive research and development of our Symposium's content and focus areas, and we will assemble the most respected minds in the community from operational leaders, the R&D Community, key policy-makers, as well as solution providers from industry and academia. Our non-partisan approach allows us to reach across all involved organizations bring together a truly holistic group of decision makers and solution providers.
At our Summit you will have the ability to:
- Gain Education & Insight: Walk away with knowledge gained from our senior level speakers on some of the complex challenges facing the Identity Intelligence and Biometrics community.
- Build Partnerships: The agenda is designed to allow for ample networking opportunities and the ability to discover some the latest technologies related to Identity Management and Biometrics.
- Influence: Help foster ideas! Share your own insight and knowledge during our interactive sessions. All attendees are given the opportunity to address our speaker faculty with their questions or comments that you would like our speakers to address.
VenueMary M. Gates Learning Center
701 N. Fairfax St.
SHERATON SUITES OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA
801 North St. Asaph Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
(Two walking blocks from the Mary M. Gates Learning Center.)
Hotel Rooms are available at a discounted rate at ($189 per night) Please identify that you are with Defense Strategies Institute to receive your discount or use the following links:
The agenda is available as PDF under downloads at the right side of the page.
Confirmed Speakers Include:
- Grant Schneider, Deputy Federal CISO, Office of Management and Budget
- Michael Sorrento, SES, Director, Defense Manpower Data Center
- Frank Konieczny, Chief Technology Officer, USAF
- COL Donald Hurst, USA, PM, DoD Biometrics, PEO IEW&S
- Col Tom Clancy, Director, Identity Management Programs, DoD
- John Boyd, Assistant Director, Futures Identity, OBIM, DHS
- Patrick Grother, Computer Scientist, NIST
- James Loudermilk, Senior Level Technologist, CJIS, FBI
- Lee Bowes, Chief, Biometrics Division, USCIS
- Steve Yonkers, Director of Identity and Credentialing, Screening Coordination Office, Office of Policy, DHS
- Marie Bernoi, Unit Chief, Identity Intelligence Unit, Terrorist Screening Center, FBI
- Laurence Castelli, Senior Advisor to the Chief Privacy Officer, Privacy Office, DHS
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