(IBIA, Apr 18, 2017)
On behalf of its members, IBIA is working on expanding into several commercial verticals, with a particular on financial services and health care. One such association in the financial services arena is the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA). One of ETA’s major programs is TRANSACT 17, a conference that takes place May 10 to 12 in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Hotel. As part of the IBIA /ETA working relationship, ETA is offering IBIA members a special rate to attend. Questions? Email TRANSACTreg@conferencemanagers.com
(IBIA, Wednesday, March 22, 2017)
Benji Hutchinson, Senior Director, Washington, D.C. Operations, Advanced Recognition Systems Division of NEC Corporation of America testified on behalf of the International Biometrics + Identity Association before the Full House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The hearing was convened to allow the Committee to review law enforcement’s policies on facial recognition technology. You can watch the full hearing by visiting https://oversight.house.gov/hearing/law-enforcements-use-facial-recognition-technology/
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to download Mr. Hutchinson’s full testimony.
(SIIA FISD, Thursday, February 23, 2017)
Hans Bergman, Head of Sales and Product, Behaviosec and Greg Cannon, CTO, Crossmatch Technologies participated in a panel hosted by the Financial Information Services Division (FISD) of SIIA to provide a basic overview of biometric modalities and potential uses in the financial services sector.
(IBIA, January 8, 2017)
On Monday, January 2, 2017, The Washington Post editorial board published an opinion article titled Uber and Lyft’s arguments against fingerprinting make little sense.
The article addresses the objections of Uber and Lyft to requiring fingerprint background checks for their drivers. The IBIA responded with a letter to the editor, which you can read here
(IBIA, November 17, 2016)
The International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) is proud to announce that Managing Director Tovah LaDier has won the Women in Biometrics 2016 Award presented by Secure ID News and the Security Industry Association (SIA). Active and valued IBIA member Teresa Wu, Director of Strategic Marketing and Government Relations for MorphoTrak, was also recognized with the award. The Women in Biometrics Awards are a prestigious recognition, and rightly acknowledge the contributions LaDier and Wu have both made in the many years they have spent advocating IBIA's cause.