PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., Oct. 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Smart Card Alliance
Government Conference, known as the leading event for ID
security, is returning to Washington, D.C. with comprehensive
coverage of efforts toward implementing strong authentication
technology in government identity programs. The
12th Annual Conference will feature industry leaders
speaking on PIV1 credentials, developments in the
NSTIC2 initiative, trusted ID on mobile devices,
developments in state and local ID programs, advancements in health
IT security, and global trends in secure identification.
The 12th Annual
Smart Card Alliance Government Conference will be held October
15-16, 2013 with pre-conference workshops on October 14, at the
Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Details on
this year's agenda and registration can be found at www.GovSmartID.com.
New this year is the User-Centric ID Live Conference & Expo
co-located at Washington Convention Center. The User-Centric ID Live
Event is a comprehensive forum to address business
challenges and commercial opportunities surrounding the new digital
identity ecosystems. Government Conference badges include access to
this event, with sessions featuring executives from AOL, Google,
IBM, LexisNexis, Microsoft, Symantec and more.
The combined event will kick off on October 15 with special
keynote presentations and executive roundtable discussions on
emerging technologies addressing digital identities and experiences
from implementations of government and commercial identity
applications. Keynote speakers include:
•Michael Butler, Department of Defense on "Convergence of ID
Security and Mobile"•George Fletcher, AOL on "Federated Identity from the Trenches:
What AOL Learned about Identity as a Service while Providing High
Value Consumer Services as a Relying Party"•Jeremy Grant, NIST on "The State of the NSTIC"•Doug Glair, USPS and Scott Lowry, SecureKey on "U.S.
Postal Service Pilot for the Federal Cloud Credentialing Exchange
Attendees will be able to choose among multiple identification,
security technology, and policy track panels to create their own
customized conference experience. Conference speakers,
panels, and roundtable discussions will cover the latest identity
management and security trends affecting government and commercial
security programs, including mobile credentials, healthcare,
cybersecurity, and international e-government programs.
Attendees can also visit the exhibit hall to see technology
demonstrations from more than 50 exhibitors.