adds new panelists, speakers to security and defense conference

February 21, 2014 - has announced a new swath of speakers and presenters for its upcoming Security and Defense Conference, Game Changing Technologies: The Face and Future of Security.

According to, new financial panelists include Manish Thakur, Managing Partner of Hudson Fairfax Group and Jason Kolbert, Head of Healthcare Research, Senior Managing Director and Biotechnology Analyst at Maxim Group.

In addition, Viscount Systems has been added to the growing list of presenting companies at the conference.

The conference, set to take place March 11, 2014 in New York city, will include a financial panel, industry panel and company presentations.

According to the Biometrics Research Group, the global biometrics market is set to grow to $15 billion by 2015, from its estimated value of $7 billion in 2012. 

Reported previously in, also recently announced the addition of Janice Kephart of the Secure Identity and Biometrics Association, and Phil Agcaoili, Chairman of the Ponemon Institute, to the speaker list.


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