A New Approach to the Annual Smart Card Alliance Government Event

Securing Federal Identity 2016, a highly focused and high-energy event, will feature the significant policy issues and technology developments for today’s federal identity and security industry. The select group of speakers on the agenda and security companies in our exhibit area will highlight the present and future direction of the government’s efforts to manage identities and control access across all federal agencies. Don’t miss this year’s event, the best venue to learn, communicate and network with fellow government security industry colleagues!

A Deep Dive into Government Identity Programs

Join government and security executives and industry leaders for a one-day showcase featuring comprehensive coverage of efforts toward strong authentication technology in government identity programs. Building off of 14 years of successful Smart Card Alliance government conferences, Securing Federal Identity 2016 has a new, updated format, bringing together the most important developments, innovations and experts in federal identity credentialing and access security.

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004


Currently the largest structure in Washington, D.C. with 3.1 million square feet, this building is owned by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and is operated by Trade Center Management Associates (TCMA). As the first and only federal building dedicated to both government and private use, it is mandated by Congress to bring together the country’s best public and private resources to create a national forum for the advancement of trade. Designated as the official World Trade Center, Washington, D.C., the building houses a premier conference and event center, executive office space, retail and dining, and offers community entertainment and programming.


Official hashtag: #FedID2016


With 14 years of successful Smart Card Alliance government conferences experience, a new refreshed agenda brings together the most important developments, innovations and experts in federal identity credentialing and access security. The agenda will include senior federal government security policy and programs leaders and technology experts in keynote sessions, roundtables and panels covering these important topics:

  • Federal PIV credentials usage for two-factor authentication
  • Derived credentials for mobile identity systems and authentication
  • Mobile and cloud identity programs
  • Evolving NIST standards for cybersecurity frameworks and mobile services
  • Cyber threats and mitigation programs

Randy Vanderhoof, Smart Card Alliance and Richard Parris, Intercede (Platinum sponsor address)

  • Chuck Romine, Director, Information Technology Laboratory at NIST


  • Jim Quinn, Department of Homeland Security CDM Updates
  • Jim Sheire, GSA Updates on FPKI and ICAMSC

Moderator: Jeff Nigriny, CertiPath


  • Hildegard Ferraiolo, NIST
  • Bill Newhouse, NIST/National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence
  • Chi Hickey, GSA OGP Testing & ICAMSC/MTTT
  • Rob Palmer, Department of Homeland Security OCIO

  • James Walker, US Department of Treasury

Moderator: Dario Berini, NextGenID

  • Stephan Papadopulos, Triage Group - Lessons Learned/Recommendations from Real Time Physical Access Interoperability across CAC/PIV//PIV-I users
  • Speaker TBD, Department of Homeland Security - Logical access of Federal Secured Networks Using PIV-I
  • Tim Baldridge, Department of Defense - Using strong authentication for protecting DOD networks and facilities
  • Marc St Jacques, Carillon Information Security Inc - Authentication Mechanism Assurance

  • Lars Suneborn, Smart Card Alliance – Adopting Procurement Best Practices to Avoid Common Misconceptions About the Use of PIV in PACS

A select panel of government & industry leaders will discuss what is coming next for identity management and the advanced usage of multifactor authentication to enhance identity authentication and enterprise security holistically to mitigate against internal and external cyber threats.

Moderator: Tom Lockwood, NextGenID


  • Jim Quinn, Department of Homeland Security
  • Richard Parris, Intercede
  • William Edwards, United States Navy

Why Attend?

Comprehensive Government Security Market Coverage

Attendees will get the most up-to-date-information on all of the biggest topics impacting government identity in a single day event.

Connect with Government Colleagues and Industry Leaders

Smart Card Alliance government conferences draw executives across government agencies and security and technology industries. The networking opportunities at this event are second to none in the identity, credentialing and authentication industry.

See the Latest Technology Innovations

An identity management and access control vendor showcase will be held to allow government attendees to visit and learn more about innovative security products and services enabling secure federal identities today and in the future.

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Registration Fees

Smart Card Alliance members and full-time government employees (excluding contractors) may be eligible for complimentary passes or discounted fees, but only if you register in advance.

GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES Eligible for Complimentary Passes
  • Full-time government employees (excluding contractor staff) are eligible
  • Smart Card Alliance Government members are eligible
  • You must register in advance
  • Smart Card Alliance additional MEMBER Pass Discount
  • Must be an active SCA member
  • Non-Member and Non-Government Pass
  • Great networking opportunity

Comments from people who attended last year’s event.

“Good and timely presentations and an excellent networking opportunity.”
“For my first Smart Card Alliance conference, I was very impressed. The tracks were very informative and the attendees, exhibitors, and also the Smart Card Alliance Board members were very friendly, professional, and helpful.”
“Very well-organized. And a fantastic array of speakers. Also, the exhibit hall offered a terrific variety of companies.”
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