February 26 - 28, 2020 | Washington D.C.

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Biometrics for Government & Law Enforcement 2020 Preliminary Agenda

The 2020 Vision:  Enhancing Security in the Government and Law Enforcement with Innovative Biometric Data and Technology. Biometric technology has altered and transformed security in the United States and beyond. The fiscal year 2020 Budget request of $269.6M for the Office of Bi ...

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A Letter to Convince Your Boss

Having trouble convincing your boss for the time off?  Boost your case to attend with our customizable "Dear Boss Letter."

Past Attendee Snapshot

Take a look at the industry professionals that attended last year and who you can expect to meet in 2020. Don’t miss your opportunity to build relationships with these decision-makers.

Whitepapers & Reports

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...

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...


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...


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.

2019 Presentations

The Future Of Identity Management In Immigration

Presentation by Lee Bowes, Deputy Associate Director Immigration Records & Identity Services (IRIS) Directorate, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Service:Identity information verification and integration across missionsDeploying person-centric services and utilizing the digital environmentOpportunities and complexities of identity management in government

Protecting What Matters Most - Using Biometrics To Secure Facilities

Presentation by Chris Centamore, Program Director, IDEMIA:Why adding biometrics to your facility security solution is so important.How to choose the best biometric security solutions for your facility.How a comprehensive facility security solution can safeguard both security and privacy.

Creating a Biometric Identity Management Capability Through Tradecraft

View the slides for our industry lead panel that explored:Commercial success and lessons learnedWhat are industry leaders developing and how can it be leveraged to support national security efforts?Developing identity enterprises to enhance throughput and deliver actionable intelligenceGraham Crouch, Senior Identity Intelligence (I2) Tradecraft and Integration Advisor, IntegralMarios Savvides, Professor...

2019 KEYNOTE: Update On The National Vetting Center Operations

Presentation by Monte Hawkins, Director of the National Vetting Center, U.S. Customs and Border Protection:Approaches to working with the IC community to support NVC’s operationsPlans for expansion of vetting and enabling advanced analytics capabilities

Priorities Of Identity Intelligence For Protecting National Security

Presentation by Colonel Donald Hurst, Project Manager DoD Biometrics, U.S. Department of Defense: Future plans on identity management and information sharing to support security operationsStreamlining response and proving identity resolutionSupporting decision-makers with actionable intelligence

How To Evaluate Next Generation Face Recognition Algorithms

Presentation by Brendan F. Klare, Ph.D., Co-Founder and CEO, Rank One Computing:What you should consider when evaluating licensing, technology and ease of integration when procuring modern algorithmsHow modern face recognition capabilities impact forensic and security use cases

The Benefits Of Biometrics Applications In Drivers License Issuance

Presentation by Kevin O’Leary, Idemia & Technical Advisor, AAMVA FR Working Group: Update on the use of biometrics applications and facial recognition in DMV’sCase studies on identity fraudAddressing the privacy concerns

Mobile DL & Biometrics in the MVA Community

Presentation by Geoff Slagle, Director of Identity Management, AAMVA:mDL Background & StatusUse casesAAMVA mDL Guidelines

DOD S&T Roadmap

Presentation by John P. Stanley, PM DoD Biometrics, Strategic Planner, PEO IEW&S:Implementing the road map to enhance operational identities capabilitiesUnderstanding the processes and timelineHow innovation can enhance mission outcomes

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Biometrics for Government and Law Enforcement - Past Attendee List

Make sure you take a look at who you can expect to meet and network with at this year's 14th Annual Biometrics for Government and Law Enforcement event this February 26-28, 2020 in Washington D.C. You'll get to share your ideas with professionals, decision-makers, and key stakeholders in the industry....