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Authentication and Digital Identity Forum

20 - 21 June 2018 | New York City

This Forum, to be run for the first time in 2018, will see you participating in discussions around digital identities, authentication and digital transformations and the multitude of challenges which are faced.  We will have thought leaders, industry practitioners and start-ups to guide, teach and question.  It will be a fascinating journey for all over the two days as we progress thoughts and actions on the role of biometrics in our digital world.

Issues to be discussed/covered at the Forum:

  • A focus on different biometric modalities for both passive and active authentication
  • Inclusion of behavioural biometrics
  • Anti-spoofing
  • Intersection of AI and biometrics and the synergy with block chain applications
  • Legal framework for biometric use
  • Privacy considerations
  • Innovation session by Start ups

Key note speaker confirmed: Hector Balderas, Attorney General for the State of New Mexico

The AG will be sharing some of his innovative and proactive thoughts and projects around identity – with a focus on the intersection of identity and biometrics


Chairing the day will be Andy Foote, Wells Fargo and Deputy Chairman, Biometrics Institute.


This event will be part moderated by David Birch, who is an internationally recognised thought leader in digital identity and digital money.  David will also make a keynote address.

Also confirmed are:
  • Alexey Khitrov, President, ID R&D
  • Bojan Simic, CTO and Co-Founder, HYPR
  • Technology Innovation start-ups  – more details to come

Target audience for the Forum:

  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Health & Insurance Industry
  • Government Agencies
  • Start-ups
  • Other organisations who manage digital identity and need to improve their digital service delivery



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We have limited sponsorship opportunities available remaining, please contact

We also have a Special Session for Start-ups – if you are interested in this, please contact


Media Partner:




Eleven Times Square
(Eighth Avenue & 41st Street)
New York, NY 10036-8299

Thank you to our hosts – Proskauer – who are members of the Biometrics Institute.  We are delighted to be holding this event in this stunning venue.


Registration Fees:

      Member       Non Member


     USD 500       USD 750
Supplier      USD 750       USD 1500


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