Cross Match sponsors next week's connect:ID identity conference in Washington D.C.
13 March 2014 15:34 GMT

Cross Match a platinum sponsor for this new US-based international event

Cross Match Technologies, a leading global provider of biometric identity management solutions today announced that it will serve as a platinum sponsor of the connect:ID exhibition and conference being held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC March 17th through 19th. 

Cross Match, in coordination with the event hosts, have worked to convene a number of globally recognized experts on identity management and border control technologies to address critical issues and cutting edge applications throughout the world today.  

"We are pleased to be a sponsor of this important and timely identity conference and exhibition in Washington, DC," said John Hinmon, head of marketing for Cross Match.  "Global events continue to remind us of the urgent need for greater cooperation between nations and further adoption of proven biometric technologies to verify individual identity and combat fraud—several speakers will be addressing these timely topics".

The upcoming panels at the conference will feature leading experts from a wide array of disciplines and stakeholders from around the world.  Cross Match Vice President of Global Business Development and former Senior Fellow and Director of the Homeland Security and Counterterrorism program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Rick "Ozzie" Nelson, is scheduled to speak on "Biometrics in the 21st Century Battlefield", addressing the changing nature of global warfare and the role that biometrics are playing in it.  For more information about the conference program and featured panels, please visit

Cross Match has a long history of partnering with government, defense, and law enforcement agencies with innovative, industry leading biometric capture and enrollment solutions.  The Company has fielded over 80,000 Guardian ten-print livescan devices, a number of which support the Department of Homeland Security's US VISIT program and the Department of State's visa program.