On-line registration ends September 12!

September 19-21, 2005
Hyatt Regency Crystal City
Arlington, Virginia USA


The leading conference focused on:
Biometric Technologies for Homeland Security, Identity Management, Border Crossing, Electronic Commerce, and other applications


    Keynote Speakers:
Mr. Vernon M. Bettencourt, Jr.
Deputy Chief Information Officer
United States Army

The Honorable  Regina B. Schofield
Assistant Attorney General
Office of Justice Programs
Dr. Khalid Al-Tawil
Director General, National Information Center, Saudi Arabia

Join over 1000 participants, including:

  • 100 speakers
  • 70 exhibitors
  • 60 Federal agencies
  • 25 Universities
  • 200 Commercial vendors, integrators, & users

Two and one half day program

  • Major Keynotes
  • Research Session (with
    presentations & poster sessions)
  • Parallel tracks


$540 Registration Fee
Includes all conference materials, seminars, presentations, exhibits, refreshments, lunch and reception

Register Now!

Conference Highlights:  
  • Two and a half days of presentations, seminars and panel discussions with the participation of internationally recognized experts in biometric technologies, system and application developers, IT business strategists, and government and commercial officers.

  • Multiple-track conference, technology seminars and biometric technology exhibits (open during the entire conference)

  • A special session on research: The Biometric Symposium will be offered again by the Biometric Knowledge Center of the Center for Identification Technology Research (CITeR).
  • The registration fee covers all sessions, seminars, conference materials, exhibits, lunches (Monday & Tuesday), a reception on Monday evening and coffee breaks.

Who Should Attend?
The conference is open to the general public. The topics are appropriate for a wide variety of individuals - policy developers and decision makers, government and industry executives, information technology users and developers, IT CEOs, CTOs and product managers, law enforcement officials, system integrators, personal authentication and information security specialists, educators and students, government, industry, and academia researchers and everyone involved in utilizing biometric-based solutions for a wide range of personal identification/authentication applications including homeland security and the prevention of ID theft.

Collocated Meetings (click here for additional information on these sessions)

The BioAPI Consortium General Meeting
(The meeting is open to the BioAPI Consortium members and the general public.)

Tuesday 20 September, 2005
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Hyatt Regency Crystal City Regency B
Arlington, Virginia USA

Second Meeting of the InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS) Technical Committee M1 - Biometrics INCITS M1.4 Ad Hoc Group on Biometrics and E-Authentication (AHGBEA)
(Participation in any M1 meeting is open to any directly or materially affected party)

Wednesday 21 September, 2005
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hyatt Regency Crystal City Regency B

2-week Agenda and Related Files (approx. 330 KB)

Conference Sponsors:

NSA Sponsor Page

To: DoD's Biometric Management Office Page - includes a logo

NBSP Sponsor Page

DHS Logo

Office of Governmentwide Policy

To: West Virginia Web site - includes a logo

Supporting Organizations



National Science & Technology Council
Subcommittee on Biometrics




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