PLATINUM SPONSOR

IDEMIA

Standing for “Augmented Identity”, IDEMIA is now the global leader in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world. With close to €3bn in revenues, IDEMIA is the result of the merger between Oberthur Technologies and Safran Identity & Security (Morpho). This new company counts 14,000 employees of more than 80 nationalities and serves clients in 180 countries.

ZETES

Zetes assists governments to accurately identify their populations and satisfy the strictest international requirements for the issuing of identity documents and the organisation of democratic elections. The company provides end-to-end solutions from data capture and personalisation, through to implementation and maintenance. With over 15 years’ experience, the company’s solutions are characterised by reliability, flexibility and operational capability.

GOLD SPONSOR

HID GLOBAL

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places and things. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. Our trusted identity solutions give people convenient access to physical and digital places and connect things that can be identified, verified and tracked digitally.

GEMALTO

Gemalto is the global leader in digital security, bringing trust to an increasingly connected world. We deliver easy to use technologies and services to businesses and governments, authenticating identities and protecting data so they stay safe and enable services in personal devices, connected objects, the cloud and in between.

MEDIA PARTNERS

BIOMETRIC UPDATE

BiometricUpdate.com‬‪ is a leading news property that publishes breaking news, analysis, and research about the global biometrics market. We place special emphasis on national security, privacy and regulatory issues, along with examining the latest industrial, commercial and residential applications for biometrics technology. Manufacturers, service providers, governments, law enforcement agencies and large corporate buyers benefit from our competitive industry intelligence on market size, multiple industry segments, venture capital and other business opportunities, along with in-depth profiles on the best emerging products and solutions. BiometricUpdate.com is published by the Biometrics Research Group, a market research supplier and consultancy to the biometric industry.‬‬

SECURE IDENTITY ALLIANCE

The Secure Identity Alliance is dedicated to supporting sustainable worldwide economic growth and prosperity through the development of trusted digital identities and the widespread adoption of secure eServices. The Alliance offers support and expertise to allow government agencies and other public bodies to implement their digital ID projects and realize the wide range of economic, public health, electoral and sustainability opportunities offered by the shift to digital service provision. The Alliance brings together public, private and non-government organizations to foster international collaboration on Digital ID challenges and the issues of data security, citizen privacy, identity, authentication and more. The Alliance plays a key role in sharing best practice and uncovering the new generation of eIdentity and eDocument technologies crucial to building the trusted framework on which to drive eGovernment, and global economic growth, forward. www.secureidentityalliance.org

SILICON TRUST

The Silicon Trust is a well-established marketing program for smart card solutions with high visibility in the worldwide government and identification (ID) markets. It was set up in the year 2000 as a key partner platform for international companies aiming at promoting the use of silicon-based security in a broad variety of applications. With more than 30 companies along the value chain, the Silicon Trust forms a strong community of like-minded companies. The driving force behind the Silicon Trust are the three executive board partners: Gemalto, Veridos and Infineon.

EMBEDDED SECURITY NEWS

Embedded Security News (ESN) is a blog publishing analysis and news articles on Smart Cards and their applications, projects, exclusive interviews to key players of the industry and educational material for consumers. ESN publishes the Card Industry Directory – the industry’s most comprehensive database of companies involved in the smart card business – and the Industry Events Calendar featuring events, conferences, trade exhibitions and congresses. Topics covered by ESN includes ePassports, Wearables, IoT and M2M. The ESN website access is free and does not require subscription.

KEESING TECHNOLOGIES

Keesing Technologies was founded in 1923 and leads the way in digital ID document and banknote authentication solutions. Our objective is to help organisations prevent counterfeiting and combat fraud by providing the world’s best authentication solutions. To this end, we market a range of printed and digital solutions that allow users – from document professionals to untrained staff – to assess the authenticity of nearly all ID documents and banknotes currently in circulation. Solutions that provide you with the assurance of a document’s authenticity. The technology we use is powered by nearly 100 years of experience and accumulated knowledge. Keesing collaborates with distributors, strategic partners and agents all over the world. Keesing is a SURYS company.