Science Media Partners (SMP) and the International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA), organizers of connect:ID 2018, have announced a series of new strategic partnerships with world-leading associations from across the identity and financial sectors.
The Document Security Alliance, the Electronic Transactions Association, the Secure ID Coalition, and the Secure Identity Alliance will be giving strategic support to connect:ID, lending their considerable expertise and industry reach to help create this year’s in-depth conference program, and to augment further the event’s growing attendance.
“Both SMP and IBIA are delighted that organizations of such calibre have agreed to become our first strategic association partners,” commented Mark Lockie, Event Director, connect:ID 2018.
“The breadth of their members’ expertise ranges from creating secure government credentials to helping implement smart identity and payment technology across the world, in both the physical and digital domains.”
connect:ID is an innovative international conference and a free global exhibition that together focus on all aspects of identity technologies and the opportunities for their management in both the physical and digital worlds.
Tony Poole, President of Document Security Alliance added, “On behalf of the government, industry and academic members of the Document Security Alliance (DSA), we are honored to become a strategic partner of connect:ID, as well as to establish an enhanced global partnership with Science Media Partners’ Security Document World (SDW).”
“Our organizations share a common interest in secure credentials, as they are a key identity component helping to combat identity crime and providing the foundational security for a vast array of identity systems in the government and commercial sector.”
connect:ID Key Areas Covered Include:
- Biometrics, Secure Credentials, Online Digital ID, Mobile ID
- Fraud and Crime, Identity Proofing, Regtech, Fintech, Citizen/Consumer ID
- IOT, Borders, Defense, Homeland Security
- Law Enforcement, and Future ID
“ETA is excited to partner with connect:ID 2018. As payments companies look for technology solutions to help them identify and authenticate their customers, connect:ID is an important place to be,” added Jason Oxman CEO of Electronic Transactions Association.
connect:ID brings together government and industry, suppliers and buyers, thought leaders and end users of identity solutions.
Whether you attend the renowned three-day conference or visit our free 100-booth exhibition, the learning, networking and business opportunities at connect:ID are countless…
“connect:ID speaks to a new era of technologies impacting and empowering people. Showing how consumers, industries and governments are using smart identification technologies to create more efficient, effective and smarter experiences is the hallmark of a strong conference,” stated Kelli A. Emerick, Executive Director of Secure ID Coalition on the new partnership.
“In an era where we are all looking to modernize and streamline processes, this conference is not to be missed.”
The connect:ID exhibition will host an innovative and interactive free seminar program – The Knowledge Exchange – featuring a range of industry experts and senior government officials.
The Knowledge Exchange will offer a diverse series of sessions on a mix of subjects, including border technology, biometrics innovations, digital identity systems, secure credentials and Start-up pitches.
The program will include several demonstrations from key US government agencies and will also serve as a launchpad for identity solutions firms to showcase the ground-breaking new mobile and digital identity products that will be securing the identities of tomorrow.
The seminar program is free to attend for all visitors – simply register to attend connect:ID and drop in to the sessions that you would like to see.
Interaction is also encouraged, so feel free to take part in the Question and Answer sessions that will follow each presentation.
“The Secure Identity Alliance is proud to become a Strategic Association Partner of connect:ID,” added Stephanie de Labriolle, Marketing & Communications Director for Secure Identity Alliance.
“The show explores the development and fusion of multiple advanced identity technologies, and is one of the annual milestones for industry in facilitating the dialogue between public and private sectors and in helping countries realize the transformational potential of identification technologies.”
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With an in-depth exploration of all the latest identity solutions and developments in the renowned three-day conference, free entrance to the 100-booth exhibition, and 1,400 identity professionals attending, there are countless benefits in joining us at the leading event for the identity solutions sector – connect:ID – April 30 to May 2, 2018 in Washington DC.
connect:ID 2018 will be held at the prestigious Walter E Washington Convention Center, Washington DC.
Don’t forget to use discount code EARLY10 before the end of January to claim an extra 10% off all conference passes (including early bird places).
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Brought to you by Science Media Partners and the International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA), connect:ID unites solutions adopters and stakeholders from around the world to explore the development and fusion of multiple advanced identity technologies.