Upcoming NIST conference to explore biometric technology

AUGUST 15-The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST; Gaithersburg, MD) is holding the Biometric Consortium's annual fall conference, BC2001, to showcase recent advances in the field and examine technological, business, and security issues facing the biometrics industry, personal-authentication-system developers, and end users.

AUGUST 15-The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST; Gaithersburg, MD) is holding the Biometric Consortium's annual fall conference, BC2001, to showcase recent advances in the field and examine technological, business, and security issues facing the biometrics industry, personal-authentication-system developers, and end users. The conference will take place Sept. 12--14, 2001, at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, FL. Cosponsors include the National Security Agency, the Department of Defense Biometric Management Office, and the General Services Administration Federal Technology Service Office of Smart Card Initiatives.

For more information, including a conference program and on-line registration form, go to www.nist.gov/bc2001.

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