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IDGA’s Biometrics in Government and Law Enforcement summit fast approaching


IDGA’s 13th annual Biometrics for Government and Law Enforcement event will take place in Washington D.C. later this month. The summit provides attendees with the opportunity to learn, share and connect with thought leaders to discuss priorities and the latest budget highlights to keep our homeland safe.

Biometrics for Government and Law Enforcement focuses on key themes on the latest identity advancements, such as artificial Intelligence and its role in biometric systems, tools and applications to support vetting and verifying identities, next generation of mobile biometrics and collection, and physical and logical access control for personnel security.

More than 150 individuals ranging from Directors of Security Agencies, Operations, IT, Identity Management, Biometrics, Policy, Heads of Acquisition, Chiefs, Program Managers, Elected Officials, Industry Executives and Academia from across the nation attend to discuss challenges at the forefront of national and global security.

This year’s speaker line up includes: Monte Hawkins, Director of the National Vetting Center, U.S. Customs and Border Protection; Lee Bowes, Deputy Associate Director Immigration Records & Identity Services (IRIS) Directorate, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services; Colonel Donald Hurst, Project Manager DoD Biometrics, U.S. Department of Defense; Christopher Munn, Chief, Identity Intelligence, Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence; Gerald Reimers, Senior Intelligence Advisor, Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency, and; Michael Hardin, Director, Entry/Exit Policy and Planning, Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Biometrics for Government and Law Enforcement will take place in the Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University, Washington D.C. this February 27 to March 1.

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