September 17 - 19, 2018 | New York, New York

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September 17-19, 2018 | New York, New YorkThis summit will bring together an audience bring together 150+ individuals ranging from Directors of Security Agencies,Directors of Operations, Directors of IT, Heads of Acquisition, Chiefs, Directors of Policy, Biometric Program Manager ...

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Past Attendee Snapshot

In this snapshot, you will find a list of past attendees of the Global ID Summit. We anticipate these titles, organizations and agencies to be in attendance for this year's event. 

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Exclusive Content

Government Officials Weigh in on the Future of Biometric Technology

Ahead of the Summit, we spoke with our past speakers to hear about their most current initiatives, which includes: Biometric Security at Port Everglades  The Future of Biometric Technology with U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) Applying Biometrics at the Department of JusticeGhana's National Identity Authority Plan  Insight on the...

Identity in a Digital Age: A Glance at the Countries Leading the 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 of Global ID

In preparation for the 2018 Global ID Summit, we wanted to exclusively share these past presentations with you. Below you will find expert content on: Biometrics as a Single Token to Create a Seamless Passenger FlowEU-Lisa Update on Smart Borders Package ProgramUniversal Standards and Requirements for Biometric Technology and the Future...

2018 Global ID Summit Advisory Board eBook

Driven by factors such as the growing demand for government initiatives to innovate and enhance operations and security, it is now more important than ever that industry leaders come together with leaders from across the US and International governments to discuss how to best support one another.Take a moment to...

OBIM's View On Biometrics

Interview with Shonnie Lyon, Acting Director, Office of Biometrics Identity Management, U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Tapping Into The FY17 Budget

The FY 2017 Budget funds critical Border Patrol and Office of Field Operations staffing, equipment, and technology investments that enhance the capabilities of front-line officers and agents. The Budget includes funding requests for the following key investments.

Global Biometric & Identity Perspectives

This exclusive package features information coming from Simon Wilcox, Program Manager – Automaton of the Passenger Journey at Heathrow Airport, United Kingdom, Josef Iroko Head of Administration / Legal & Compliance, National Identity Authority Ghana, and Shkelzen Sopjani, Inspector General, Kosovo Intelligence Agency. They spoke at last year's summit. 

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.

Exclusive Interview with 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.

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.

Biometric Solutions at the Ministry of Interior Czech Republic

Jiří Čelikovský, Head of Unit for Coordination of Schengen Cooperation and Border Patrol Ministry of Interior for the Czech Republic, touches on challenges the border patrol agencies are currently facing in the Czech Republic, future acquisitions and solutions that the ministry of interior is looking to procure to support operations,...

Automation & Biometric Airport Security in the United Kingdom

Simon Wilcox is the Program Manager – Automaton of the Passenger Journey at Heathrow Airport in the United Kingdom. In our discussion he touches on:What Heathrow Airport’s next generation of passenger automation looks likeHow passenger automation is going to improve securityHow biometrics fits into security and passenger automationWhere he sees...

Accelerating the use of Biometrics in Kosovo

We got the chance to catch up and interview Shkelzen Sopjani, Inspector General of the Kosovo Intelligence Agency. In the interview Shklezen talks about his experiences, challenges, solutions, and more regarding national security and biometrics!

Ghana National Identity Authority Plan

We had the chance to catch up and interview with Josef Iroko, Head of Administration / Legal & Compliance, National Identity Authority Ghana. Download to learn more about Josef’s experiences and thoughts on national security and biometrics.

Past Presentations

Requirements for Biometrics and Technical Support to Homeland Security Investigations

SA Rodger L. Werner, Unit Chief, ISIM, ICE-HSI gives an overview of current Homeland Security Investigations, facial/iris/voice biometrics requirements, and multi-sensor data fusion.

The FBI Fingerprint Program

James Loudermilk, Senior Level Technologist, FBI CJIS Division, discusses a 92 year national service for identification, criminal history information, and an aide in determining suitability for licensing and positions of trust, Five waves of automation took response time from weeks and months to minutes and seconds, and an important element...

Biometrics as a Single Token to Create a Seamless Passenger Flow

Annet Steenbergen, Advisor for Happy Flow and Pre-clearance to the Government of Aruba, discusses:One passenger centric seamless flow based on biometrics (facial recognition)Secure integration of the border processOne reliable Identity check, improving security end-to-endIncreasing efficiency and effectiveness for all stakeholders by using the real time data generated through the platformPrivacy...

EU-Lisa Update on Smart Borders Package Program

Dr. Ciaran Carolan, Research and Development Officer at eu-LISA, discusses:Innovating with two new IT solutionsEntry/Exit from the European Union Schengen AreaRegistered Traveller ProgrammeEntry/Exit System Case Study of lessons learned and how to effectively recording travelers time and place of entry to and exit of the EURegistered Traveller Programme update on...

Universal Standards and Requirements for Biometric Technology and the Future of Identity

Jeremy Grant, Managing Director of Technology Business Strategy at Venable, discusses: Enabling information sharing through innovating with open architectureStrategies for standards across the boardNIST perspective on requirements for integrating biometric technology to support customs and border agencies

Innovating Schengen Architecture to Meet the Priorities of Member States

Jiri Celikovsky, Head of Unit for Coordination of Schengen Cooperation and Border Patrol for the Ministry of Interior, Czech Republic, discusses: Developing open architecture that supports large data sharing and real time processingAdopting enterprise information platforms that integrate biometric technologyContinuing modernization and upgrades to innovate operations

Standards and Requirements for Biometrics Collection

Josef Iroko, Head of Administration/Legal & Compliance for the National Identification Authority, Ghana, discusses: Strategies and methods for biometric captures and identity collectionStandards and compliance measures for verifying identityLeveraging innovation and technological advancements to meet identity requirements

Heathrow Airport’s Journey in Integrating Automation & Passenger Travel Systems

Simon Wilcox, Senior Programme Manager, Passenger Automation Development for Heathrow Airport, United Kingdom, discusses:Automation of the Passenger JourneyOverview of Heathrow’s strategy and experience

Additional Content

OneiD Concept Paper

IATA’s vision of an “end-to-end passenger experience that is seamless, efficient and secure” aims at offering passengers a frictionless airport process allowing the possibility to walk through the airport without breaking stride. Today’s reality is that the combination of increasing passenger numbers, limited physical infrastructure, enhanced security requirements and legacy...

Trust Frameworks for Identity Systems

This paper sets out a clear description of a trust framework and its role in governing an identity system, addressing questions such as: What is a trust framework? What is it used for? Why is it important? And what goes into a trust framework? Whitepaper courtesy of Open Identity Exchange...

Law Enforcement and Biometrics Market Size and Technologies

This white paper 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.

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.

Facil 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.

Top 10 must-haves for biometric ID systems

Biometric identity management systems (BIMS) are changing the way people interact with their governments, businesses, and each other. Yet despite their rapid growth, concrete guidance on how best to architect a BIMS is lacking. This article focuses on the 10 most critical ‘must-haves’ for any BIMS, no matter its purpose,...

Understanding the oVio360 Digital Identification System

Like any security technology, biometrics must adapt to newly emerging threats and evolving capabilities. The oVio360™ system stands out from the crowd by creating a 360°“living” profile that can capture multiple biometrics while dramatically improving the accuracy of real-time facial recognition in particular.

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Global ID 2018 Current Attendee List

Get an inside look at who will be onsite at the 2018 Global ID Summit in this Attendee Snapshot. For additional information contact Max Miller