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Event Guide: Biometrics for Government & Law Enforcement 2019

The Biometrics for Government & Law Enforcement event, now in it’s 13th iteration, brings together government and industry experts at the forefront of developing the next generation of analytics-based biometrics to discuss the advances in biometric technolo ...

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Biometrics for Government & Law Enforcement 2018 Agenda

The Biometrics for Government & Law Enforcement event, now in it’s 12th iteration, brings together government and industry experts at the forefront of developing the next generation of analytics-based biometrics to discuss the advances in biometric technology to better meet law enforcement and national security priorities.


Law Enforcement and Biometrics Market Size and Technologies

This whitepaper provides a brief, updated overview of the market size and technologies available for the law enforcement market in the United States. Courtesy of Biometrics Research Group, Inc. Download today or email us and we will send it to your inbox

3M on Border Management

Neutralizing the security threat to land, air and sea borders requires expansive, yet scalable border management solutions. 3M offers the proven solutions necessary to help stop growing border threats whatever the access point, while ensuring the efficient, accurate and cost-effective flow of lawful travelers. Whether it’s a threat from terrorist...

Facial Recognition: Art or Science?

Today, innovative facial recognition technology techniques make it possible to generate investigative leads regardless of image quality. Part science and part art, these techniques offer your agency the opportunity to cut through the frustration and generate higher-quality leads to protect. Courtesy of Vigilant Solutions. Read today... no download forms!

Extracting Heart Rate from Video

This whitepaper describes an application that extracts heart rate from video in near real time. It captures both live and pre-recorded video using commercially available cameras. The underlying algorithms use digital signal processing techniques like color magnification coupled with facial land marking to process mobile faces in natural settings. To...

Defining Person Centric Identity Management Systems - Why it Matters

Identity has become a core vehicle that enables governments, commercial enterprises and individuals to conduct a diversity of business functions such as financial transactions, transit across national borders, enforce laws, transfer monies, secure infrastructure, and access personal and government devices. Pillars of success require that identity be both private and...

Identity Management and Identity Intelligence - Integral

Intelligence, commerce, security and law enforcement agencies need an integrated system of hardware, software, and tradecraft to assemble and aggregate all the identity data, whether biometric and textual into a comprehensive identity record aggregated by matches of biometric signatures encountered at various places and times. How can someone’s true identity...


Exclusive Interview: Acting Deputy Chief, Lee Bowes, USCIS (DHS)

In this extensive interview Mr. Lee Bowes gives us some of the major challenges facing biometrics at U.S. Citizenship and immigration Services (USCIS), his person-centric focused strategy, improvements in the collection, storage and dissemination of biometric data and how mobile biometrics can play a huge part for USCIS. Download today,...

Exclusive Interview with the Department of Justice's James Loudermilk

James Loudermilk, Senior Level Technologist of the DOJ, is interviewed on how a mobile fingerprinting application would help the FBI, What rapid DNA collection and analysis technology would do for the booking process, what some of the key challenges facing biometrics in the DOJ are, and more. You can download...

The Future of Biometric Technology: With U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)

In this interview we sat down with Paul Hunter the Chief of Biometrics Strategy at U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). He explores the current and future use of biometric technology at USCIS. He mentions that “Voice holds a lot of promise in the digital...

Controlling the Waters Biometric Security at Port Everglades

Glenn Wilshire Deputy Port Director discusses with us the Federal Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) at Port Everglades, and what technologies would have an enormous impact on U.S. Customs and Border Protection. To have this interview sent straight to your inbox, email us at idga@idga.org

The OBIM's View On Biometrics

Interview with Shonnie Lyon, Acting Director, Office of Biometrics Identity Management, U.S. Department of Homeland Security. To learn more download today, or email us today at idga@idga.org

Fast Track Your Attendance

Attendee ROI Toolkit

The Attendee ROI Toolkit is your one-stop-shop to help justify your attendance at the 2019 Biometrics for Government & Law Enforcement Summit. This toolkit includes benefits of attending, a past attendee list, a customizable letter to convince your boss, as well as the registration form.

A Letter to Convince Your Boss

Having trouble convincing your supervisor for the time off?  Check out our customizable 'Convince Your Boss' Letter and feel free to give it a try!

Registration Form

Fill out this form and email it back to idga@idga.org for easy registration.

Past Attendee Snapshot

Take a look at the industry professionals that attended last year - you can expect to see similar people this year! Don’t miss your opportunity to meet face-to-face with these decision-makers.

Current Attendee List

Detailed are the C-Suite executives, VPs, Directors and more in charge of biometrics at various local, state and federal levels who are already signed up to be in the room come this February.


A Glance at the Latest Technological Advancements in Biometrics

We took an in-depth look at some of the latest technological advancements, which includes:Palm vein authenticationBehavioral biometricsElectrocardiogram (ECG)Mobile biometric technologyFacial recognition modality at the borderVideo and voice analyticsRapid DNAMultimodal biometric authentication (next generation identification)Cloud computingIntuitive scannersIf you enjoy reading this eBook, be sure to join us at the 13th iteration...

Mobile Biometrics Market Analysis

This report by Biometrics Research Group, Inc. examines the growing drivers for mobile biometric authentication and a primarily mode of biometric standardization.

Market Report: A Glance at the Countries Leading the Biometrics Revolution

We took a look at the top countries investing the most into biometrics and identity management technology. According to a market report published by Credence Research Inc., the global biometrics technology market is expected to reach US$34.5 billion by 2022. The report emphasizes that the primary factor influencing the growth...

Past Presentations

Past Presentation Packet

In preparation for the 13th Annual Biometrics for Government and Law Enforcement, we wanted to exclusively share these past presentations with you. Below you will find expert content on:2018 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: How to Achieve a Person Centric Identity Management System in an Already Existing Infrastructure: Lee Bowes, (A)Deputy Director, Immigration...

How to Achieve a Person Centric Identity Management System in an Already Existing Infrastructure

Past keynote speaker, Lee Bowes, (A) Deputy Director, Immigration Records & Identity Services (IRIS) Directorate, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services, presents on:Defining Person CentricThe benefits of a person centric systemHow to achieve integration of disparate identity missions

Protecting the Nations Transportation System

Past keynote speaker, Steve Karoly, Acting Assistant Administrator, Office of Requirements and Capabilities Analysis (ORCA), TSA, presents on:Taking a look into Innovation Task Force’s pilot programsITF’s Biometric Authentication Technology challenges and successesThe path forward for automating the Ticket Document Checker (TDC) process by verifying and vetting.Eliminating the need for a...

IARPA’s Update on the Odin Program

Dr. Nathan Short, Lead Scientist, IARPA, presents on: Developing biometric presentation attack detection technologyNail to nail challenge, update and progress on the competitionDetecting spoofs and attacks on infrastructure


A Breakdown of FY19 Initatives in Biometrics & Identity Management

We created a breakdown of biometric and identity management initiatives for DHS, DoS, DoD, and DoJ in 2019. Initiatives such as these are helping federal, state, and local government decision makers accurately identify the people they encounter and determine whether those people pose a risk to the United States.