Identity Management Symposium
Apr 18-19, 2017 - The Mary M. Gates Learning Center, Alexandria, VA
The 2017 Identity Management Symposium will provide valuable information on the current and prospective initiatives that the U.S. Government supports to advance identity and access management practices for greater defense and security. With a keen focus on access management, this Symposium will also provide updates on the biometric initiatives and technologies that improve the efficiency and security of Government Organizations.
This 2 day Symposium is the premier National Capital Region event, where attendees will have the opportunity to participate in collaborative discussion focusing on this year's theme of "Advancing Biometric and Identity Activity Solutions."
Topics for The 2017 Symposium
- Enhanced Access Management and Credentialing Initiatives
- Next-Generation Mobile Biometric Capabilities
- Identity Intelligence Collection and Dissemination Strategies
- Addressing Big Data Requirements and Cloud Based Solutions
- Multi-Modal Authentication Initiatives and Updates
- Facilitating Best Biometric Practices for Greater Border Protection
- Information Exchange and Sharing Initiatives
- Documentless Verification Capabilities Moving Forward
- Biometric Technology R&D Requirements and Focus Areas
- Advancements to Biometric Search Capabilities
- Biometric Investment priorities; where industry can help
- Improvements to Biometric Matching and Reporting
- Future Modality Considerations
At our Symposium You Will Have the Ability
- Gain Education & Insight: Walk away with knowledge gained from our senior level speakers on some of the complex challenges facing the Identity Intelligence and Biometrics community.
- Build Partnerships: The agenda is designed to allow for ample networking opportunities and the ability to discover some the latest technologies related to Identity Management and Biometrics.
- Influence: Help foster ideas! Share your own insight and knowledge during our interactive sessions. All attendees are given the opportunity to address our speaker faculty with their questions or comments that you would like our speakers to address.
Why Should you Attend the Symposium?
- To more accurately identify threats that pose risks to vital U.S. Interests, the U.S. Government is actively seeking improvements to their biometric, identity and access management capabilities in order to provide greater insight on the behavior, intent and actions of known and unknown threat actors.
- By conducting rigorous R&D and leveraging industry perspectives on burgeoning capabilities and technologies, the U.S. Government has made ample improvements to characterizing threat levels, analyzing patterns of life, and maintaining proper access management in support of National Security.Despite these advancements, the U.S. Government has identified numerous challenges still facing the Biometrics and Identity Management communities that are critical to providing greater physical and logical security measures across the DoD and U.S. Government.
- The 2017 Identity Management Symposium will provide valuable information on the current and prospective initiatives that the U.S. Government supports in order to integrate advanced identity and access management practices for greater defense and security. The Symposium will also provide updates on the biometric initiatives and technologies that improve the efficiency and security of Government Organizations.
- DSI’s team specializes in the extensive research and development of our Symposium's content and focus areas, and we will assemble the most respected minds in the community from operational leaders, the R&D Community, key policy-makers, as well as solution providers from industry and academia. Our non-partisan approach allows us to reach across all involved organizations bring together a truly holistic group of decision makers and solution providers.
Operating Guidance for Government Attendees
- DSI’s Symposium directly supports DoD, DHS, and Government priorities by providing a conduit for officials to efficiently reach audiences outside of their respective offices that directly impact their department's mission success, at no charge to the government, and in an efficient expenditure of time.
- DSI’s Symposium will provide a forum to address and improve internal and external initiatives, meet with and hear from partner organizations, disseminate vital capability requirements to industry, increase visibility within the larger community, and generally support their mission.
- The Summit is open and complimentary to all DoD and Federal employees and is considered an educational and training forum.
Confirmed Speakers Include:
- Michael Sorrento, SES, Director, Defense Manpower Data Center
- Frank Konieczny, Chief Technology Officer, USAF
- COL Donald Hurst, USA, PM, DoD Biometrics, PEO IEW&S
- Col Tom Clancy, Director, Identity Management Programs, DoD
- John Boyd, Assistant Director, Futures Identity, OBIM, DHS
- Patrick Grother, Computer Scientist, NIST
Seating is limited
In order to allow for actionable discussion and dialogue amongst speaker and attendees, seating will be limited. Early Registration has now begun. Register now to reserve your seat. Active military, government and State personnel attend complimentary.
**Summit is closed to press / No recordings**