Event Proceedings : March 9-10, 2004

3rd Annual Smart Cards in Government Conference

Hilton Crystal City at National Airport Arlington, VA, March 9-10, 2004

Tuesday, March 9, 2004

The first day of the regular conference program begins with the open Government Smart Card Project Manager’s meeting, hosted by GSA’s Office of Government-wide Policy. This bi-monthly meeting is structured to include a series of 10–15 minute updates from government agency representatives and other invited guests on important issues related to smart cards programs in the government. After a lunch break and an opportunity to visit the exhibit areas, the conference program begins for all registered attendees with the keynote address followed by two extended panel discussions on major issues relative to enterprise wide government smart card systems deployment. The main ballroom will be the site of the full day’s program activities. The day concludes with a networking reception for all registered conference attendees in the exhibit area at 5 pm.

  • PANEL: Connecting the Pieces–Building Operability into the Infrastructure of Card-based Systems

  • PANEL: One Card Convergence–How Physical and Logical Access ID Applications Can Work Together on a Single Card

    • Philip Lee, CEO–SC Solutions, Inc.
    • Piers McMahon, Director, Architecture–Computer Associates and founder of Open Security Exchange
    • Jeff Demers, Business Development Manager–Siemens Joseph Broghamer, Security Architect–Dept of Homeland Security

Wednesday, March 10, 2004

The second day of the Smart Cards in Government Conference will consist of two concurrent tracks. Attendees can choose sessions organized under the Business and Policy Track, focusing on how our federal government is dealing with the business applications and policy decisions that change along with the technology; or they can choose sessions organized under the Technology Track, focusing on the more technical issues of smart cards and physical and logical security systems.