connect:ID 2017 reveals major new speakers
03 February 2017 15:51 GMT

The organisers of secure identity technology event connect:ID 2017 have revealed a range of influential new speakers who will take part in the show's industry-leading conference.

Powered by Science Media Partners and the International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA), the conference and exhibition will be held from May 1-3, 2017 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC.

New speakers announced for connect:ID 2017 include JoAnn Stonier, SVP of Global Privacy & Data Protection Officer at MasterCard Worldwide, who will be speaking in "Ethical uses of (automated) identity data as a social good".

Dave Burhop, Deputy Commissioner/CIO, Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, will be covering the coming mobile driving licence revolution.

On the hot topic of digital identity, Brenda Coone, Deputy Commissioner of Revenue, Alabama Department of Revenue, will join Michael Garcia, director of the Trusted Identities Group and director, National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, Applied Cybersecurity Division, Information Technology Lab, National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Richard Conrad, a Program Manager for the Transportation Security Administration will be speaking alongside Walter Hamilton, senor consultant at Identification Technology Partners.

In terms of biometrics, Elaine Newton, Standards Lead for Applied Cybersecurity, NIST and co-chair of the Biometric Assurance Sub Working Group, FIDO Alliance, will be addressing the accuracy and reliability of biometrics in mobile devices.

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For a full list of confirmed speakers, click here.