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Combiz Abdolrahimi
Emerging Technology & Innovation Leader
Ernie Allen
Member Board of Directors, Thorn
Founding Chairman and Former President and CEO, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Dr. Peter Alterman
Chief Operating Officer
SAFE-BioPharma Association
Jose Arrieta (Invited)
Director for the Office of IT 70 Schedule Contract Operations
U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)


Sun Bae
Exploitation Branch
Dr. Kiran S Balagani
Associate Professor
New York Institute of Technology
Abbie Barbir
Senior Security Advisor
AIS Security Innovation Group at AETNA
Ben Bawden
Brooks Bawden, LLC
Bob Baxley, Ph.D.
Chief Engineer
Bastille Networks
Hans Bergman
General Manager
BehavioSec Inc.
Dr. Ajay Bhushan Pandey
Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)
Duane Blackburn
S&T Policy Analyst
The MITRE Corporation
Katie Boeckl
Privacy Risk Strategist
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Dr. Chris Boehnen
Senior Program Manager
Kevin Boshears
Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization
Department of Homeland Security
Tim Bouma
Senior Policy Analyst, Identity Management
Government of Canada
Kevin Bowyer
University of Notre Dame
John Boyd
Assistant Director, Futures Identity, Office of Biometric Identity Management
Department of Homeland Security
Jon Boyens
Manager, Security Engineering and Risk Management Group, Computer Security Division
National Institute of Standards and Technology
John Bradley
Senior Architect
Christiaan Brand
Security and Identity
Keir Breitenfeld
Senior Business Consultant
Richard Brown
Project Coordinator
Project VIC
Debbie Bucci
IT Architect
Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT; Department of Health and Human Services
John Butler
NIST Fellow & Special Assistant to the Director for Forensic Science
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Special Programs Office


Dr. Thomas Callaghan
Chief Biometric Scientist
FBI Laboratory
Greg Cannon
Chief Technology Officer
Crossmatch Technologies
Gary Cantrell
Deputy Inspector General
Robert Carey
Vice President, Cybersecurity, Cloud, and UC Solutions
General Dynamics Information Technology
Eric Carper
Senior Technical Analyst
U.S. Army National Ground Intelligence Center
Laurence Castelli
Special Counselor and Senior Advisor
Privacy Office, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Forrest Church
Acting Deputy Project Manager DoD Biometrics
PM DoD Biometrics
Dr. Frank Cilluffo
Associate Vice President and Director, Center for Cyber and Homeland Security
George Washington University
COL Thomas Clancy USA
Larry Clinton
Internet Security Alliance
Matthew Clutter
Identity Intelligence Operations Officer
U.S. Special Operations Command
Jim Cole
Section Chief - Victim Identification
DHS / ICE Homeland Security Investigations
Jay Collins
Vice Chairman
Adam Cooper
Technical Architect
Identity Assurance at Government Digital Service
Soraya Correa (invited)
Chief Procurement Officer
Department of Homeland Security
Kevin Cox
CDM Program Manager, Network Security Deployment
DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Todd Craig
Chief; Office of Security & Technology
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Chris Cummiskey
Chief Executive Officer
Cummiskey Strategic Solutions, LLC
Steve Curren
Director, Division of Resilience
HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response


Adam Dale
Senior Consultant, Booz|Allen|Hamilton
Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency, Standards Branch
Jamie Danker
Director, Sr. Privacy Officer
National Protection and Programs Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Barton Day
Cybersecurity Architect
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Ms. Kathy DeBolt
Deputy Director, TCM Terrestrial and Identity
TRADOC Capabilities Manager for Terrestrial and Identity
Carla Decker
District Government Employees (DC) Federal Credit Union
Kimberly J Del Greco
Deputy Assistant Director
FBI CJIS Division
Michael Derrios
Senior Procurement Executive and Head of Contracting Activity
U.S. Coast Guard
Robin Doyle
Managing Director
Beth Dunphy
Program Director, Cybersecurity Technologies


Patrick Eager
Deputy Director
Enterprise Security Services Division (ESSD), Department of Homeland Security
Stina Ehrensvard
Founder and CEO
Dr. Stephen Elliott
Professor with an appointment in Computer and Information Technology
Purdue University
Kay Ely
Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Office of Information Technology Category
GSA Federal Acquisition Service


John Felker
Director, National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC)
Department of Homeland Security
Christopher Ferguson
Director: National, International and Research
UK Cabinet Office, Government Digital Service
Jeff Finan
Vice President, Business Development
Greg Fiumara
Computer Scientist
National Institute of Standards and Technology
William Ford
Chief - Information and Sensors Division, RDT&E for State and Local Criminal Justice
National Institute of Justice
Chip Fulghum
Deputy Under Secretary for Management
Department of Homeland Security


Mike Garcia
Acting Director
Michael D Garris
Senior Scientist
Charles Garzoni
Incident Response Coordinator
FBI Cyber Division
Dr. Paolo Gasti
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
School of Engineering and Computing Sciences New York Institute of Technology
Laura Gaviria Halaby
Chief Accelerator Officer
Gerry Gebel
VP Business Development
Debra Geister
Managing Director
Matrix International Financial Services
John Golden
Senior Director
AT&T Global Public Sector
Michael Gormley
Federal Team Lead
Tamr, Inc.
Greg Gosselin
Mission Support Specialst
Dr. Anil Goud
Medical Director of Analytics
Division of Informatics; Enterprise Information Services; Cedars-Sinai Health System
The Honorable Claire Grady
Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Deputy Secretary
and Under Secretary for Management, Department of Homeland Security
Jeremy Grant
Managing Director, Technology Business Strategy
Venable LLP
Paul Grassi
Senior Standards and Technology Advisor
David Grauel
Program Manager
William Graves
Chief Engineer
PM DoD Biometrics
Kevin Greenfield
Director for Bank Information Technology
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Kelly Grizzle
Software Architect
Patrick Grother
Biometrics Testing Project Leader
Nancy Guglielmo
Vice President
BITS Fraud Reduction Program


Blake Hall
Founder and CEO
Walter G. Hamilton
Sr. Consultant
ID Technology Partners
Michael Hardin
Deputy Director of Entry/Exit Office
Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations
Andre Hentz
Deputy Under Secretary (Acting) for Science and Technology
Department of Homeland Security
Hudson Hollister
Executive Director
Data Coalition
Thomas Homan
Acting Director
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Dr. Daqing Hou
Associate Professor, Director of Software Engineering Program
Clarkson University
Scott Houston
Executive Advisor
Office of Policy and Industry Engagement/Transportation Security Administration
Michael Howell
Senior Director for Institute for Innovation and Special Projects
American Council for Technology & Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC)
Maj. Francis M.M. Huijgens EMTP
Netherlands Ministry of Defense
Royal Netherlands Marechaussee – Defese Expertise Center on Counter-IED
Paul Hunter
Chief, Biometrics Strategy
Biometrics Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Benji Hutchinson
Vice President, Federal Operations
NEC Corporation of America


Dr. Alice Isenberg
Deputy Assistant Director
FBI; Laboratory Division


Dr. Brian Jackson
Director, Safety and Justice Program
Robert Jarrin
Senior Director
Qualcomm Incorporated
Karrie Jefferson
Section Chief, Policy, Privacy, and FOIA
Office of Biometric Identity Management, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Anil John
Technical Director, Silicon Valley Innovation Program
DHS Science and Technology Directorate
Mike A Jones
IDS Project Manager
Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren


Prof. Ioannis Kakadiaris
University of Houston
Tom Karygiannis
VP Product
David Kelts
Director of Product Architecture
Janice Kephart
Identity Strategy Partners
Kevin Kerns
Associate Director (Acting), Management Directorate, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Department of Homeland Security
Dr. Michael King
Associate Professor
Florida Institute of Technology
Kathy Kraninger
Program Associate Director for General Government
Office of Management and Budget
John Krebs
Attorney, Identity Theft Program Manager
Federal Trade Commission
John Kreger
Vice President, Public Sector Programs, The MITRE Corporation
Chairman, AFCEA Homeland Security Committee
Glenn D Krizay
Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency
Ken Kroupa
Director, Defense Biometrics and Forensics
Office of the Secretary of Defense
Alan Krzywicki
Electronics Engineer
Night Vision Electronics & Sensors Directorate of Army Research and Development Command


Peter Langenfeld
Biometrics and Identification Division Manager
Michigan State Police
LaChelle LeVan
Lead Architect
Federal ICAM at GSA
Daniel Lewis
Chief Program Engineer
2020 Census (Decennial)
Rebekah Lewis
Director, Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center
American University
Brian Likens
Product Lead - Biometric Automated Toolset - Army
PM DoD Biometrics
Sam Liles, Ph.D.
Acting Director
DHS I&A Cyber Division
Miguel Lopera
President & CEO
James Loudermilk
Senior Director Innovation and Customer Solutions
Trans Digital Technologies


Bill Maheu
Senior Director
Qualcomm Cyber Security Solutions
Kevin Mangold
Computer Scientist
Jay Marehalli
Info Security Advisor
Zach Margolis
OpenID Connect Lead
Douglas Maughan, Ph.D.
Head, Office of Convergence Accelerators
National Science Foundation
Jeff McClaskey
Chief, Identity Intelligence Office
Luke McCormack
Former Chief Information Officer
Department of Homeland Security
Brett McDowell
Executive Director
FIDO Alliance
William McKinsey
Section Chief, Biometric Services Section
FBI Criminal Justice Information Services Division
John McMullen
Business Enterprise Specialist
Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency (DFBA)
John Mears
Senior Fellow
Homeland Security Solutions, Leidos
Nick Megna
Unit Chief of the Programs Research and Standards Unit
Julie Meloni
Director of Project Management/Strategy and Operations
United States Digital Service
Adam Migus
Owner and Principal
The Migus Group
Christopher Miles
Program Manager
Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Branch
Kimberly Mills
Director, Entry/Exit Transformation Office
Office of Field Operations U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Joel Minton
Director of Identity
White House/USDS and 18F
The Honorable Steven T. Mnuchin
Department of the Treasury
Genevieve Morris
Principal Deputy National Coordinator
Health Information Technology
Doug Moser
Chief Engineer
Army's Biometrics Automated Toolset product line


Prof. Nasser Nasrabadi
Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Patrick Nemeth
Director, Identity Operations Division (IOD)
Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM)
Mike Nicklin
Senior Principle Engineer and MITRE Outcome Leader
The MITRE Corporation
Rose-Marie Nsahlai
Senior Technical Advisor; Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)
US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)


Dr. Michael Papay
Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer
Northrop Grumman
Ann Patterson
Executive Director
Medical Identity Fraud Alliance (MIFA)
Kshemendra Paul
Deputy Director, Mission & Strategy
Department of Homeland Security
Alden Pelker
Trial Attorney
U.S. Department of Justice
Iliana Peters
Senior Advisor
HHS Office for Civil Rights
Holly Phelps
Deputy Director, Cyber Information Group
U.S. Department of the Treasury
Jeremy Powell
Identity Operations Manager
United States Marine Corps
Matt Pruitt
NEC Americas


Lyn Rahilly
Assistant Director, Information Governance and Privacy, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Department of Homeland Security
Arjun Raman
Venture Architect
Mooti Digital Identity
Drummond Reed
Chief Trust Officer
Matthew Reed
Chief Counsel
Office of Financial Research
Jerry Reimers
Intelligence Officer
Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency (DFBA)
Phil Reitinger
CEO, Global Cyber Alliance
and former Deputy Under Secretary, DHS NPPD
Stephen Rice
Acting Chief Information Officer
Department of Homeland Security
Mark Risher
Director of Product Management
Daniel Rogers
co-founder and CEO
Terbium Labs
Dr. Marc Rosenblum
Assistant Secretary, Office of Immigration Statistics
Department of Homeland Security
Prof. Arun Ross
Michigan State University
Dave Russell
Director; Northern Virginia Regional identification System
Fairfax County Police Department


Diane Sahakian
Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Office of Acquisition
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Dr. Marios Savvides
Research Professor
Carnegie Mellon University
James Scallan
Senior Policy Advisor
U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Policy
Michael Scardaville
Principal Director for Information Sharing Policy
Office of Policy, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Dr. Phyllis Schneck
Managing Director and Global Leader of Cyber Solutions, Promontory
and former Deputy Under Secretary for CS&C, DHS
Stephanie Schuckers
Professor and Director of the Center for Identification Technology Research (CITeR)
Clarkson University
Robert Schueren
Founder and Board of Directors Chairman
David Schweikert
Congressional Blockchain Caucus
Dr. Richard Selden
Founder, Chairman, and Chief Scientific Officer
Michael Semenoro
Electronics Engineer
Identity Intelligence Warfare Directorate, CERDEC
Andrea Servida
eGovernment and Trust
Shahrokh Shahidzadeh
Acceptto Corporation
Andrea Sharrin
Associate Director, Policy Division
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)
LtGen Robert M. Shea, USMC (Ret.) (Confirmed)
President and CEO
AFCEA International
James Sheire
Director for Identity Assurance and Trusted Access
David Shrier
Lecturer & Futurist
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jordana Siegel (invited)
Director of International Strategic Affairs
Department of Homeland Security
Dr. Cedric J. Sims
Evermay Consulting Group
Rich Smith
Vice President, CACI International
and former CTO and CISO, TSA
Dr. Spencer SooHoo
Director, Research Informatics and Scientific Computing Core
Cedars-Sinai Health System
Dr. Amanda C Sozer
SNA International
John P Stanley
Strategic Planner
PM DoD Biometrics
Laura Stanton
Assistant Commissioner, Office of Strategy Management
GSA Federal Acquisition Service
VADM Sandra Stosz, USCG
Deputy Commandant for Mission Support
U.S. Coast Guard
David Szuchman
Vice President, Head of Global Financial Crimes Compliance


Elham Tabassi
Electronics Engineer, Information Access Division
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Information Technology Laboratory
David Temoshok
Senior Policy Advisor
U.S. Department of Commerce
Thomas D Tharp
Chief Engineer
DoD ABIS system within the PdM Biometric Enabling Capability (BEC) office within PM Biometrics
Don Thibeau
President and Chairman
Open Identity Exchange (OIX)
Catherine Tilton
Chief Technologist, Biometrics
Greg Touhill
Cyxtera Federal Group
Alastair Treharne
Head of Identity Standards and Risk
UK Cabinet Office
Antonio Trindade
Associate Chief


Stefan Ulbrich
Principal Artificial Intelligence Research Scientist
Acceptto Corporation


Dr. Matthew Valenti
Center for Identification Technology Research
Dr. Matthew C Valenti
West Virginia University
Arun Vemury
Biometric and Identity Technology Center DHS Science and Technology Directorate
Ronald Vitiello
U.S. Border Patrol
Liz Votaw
Senior Vice President
Bank of America


Col Mike Warlick, USMC (Ret.)
Vice President
AFCEA International
Craig I Watson
Image Group Manager
James Wayman
Director of Biometric Identification Research Program
San Jose State University
Bill Weinberg
Director, Office of Acquisition Management
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Josh Wells
Co-Founder and CEO
Planck Aerosystems
Barry West, EDB
Senior Advisor and Senior Accountable Official for Risk Management
Department of Homeland Security
Chad Wilson
Director of Information Security
Children’s National Health System
Russ Wilson
Policy Lead
Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency
Stephan Wolf
Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF)
Patricia Wolfhope
Program Manager
Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Branch


Dylan Yaga
Computer Scientist, Computer Security Division
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Steve Yonkers
Director, Identity and Credentialing
Kevin Youel Page


William H Zimmerman
Chief Engineer
Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency (DFBA)