Sensors, Surveillance, and Biometric Technologies Center of Excellence Announces Sept. 18 Webcast: DNA-based Identification

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International Biometric Group (IBG) and the Sensors, Surveillance and Biometric Technologies Center of Excellence Announce September 18th Webcast: DNA-based Identification

International Biometric Group (IBG), on behalf of the Sensors, Surveillance & Biometric Technologies Center of Excellence, is pleased to announce its upcoming webcast: DNA-based Identification to be held this Thursday, September 18th, at 1:00 pm EST. This webcast is designed for those with an interest in DNA and its place in the biometrics market.

DNA-based identification is put to use in various facets in the criminal justice system daily. Whether identifying possible terrorist threats or solving criminal cases practitioners leverage DNA and make identifications in increasing frequency.

IBG Consultant Joy Kasaaian will spend 30 minutes discussing DNA-based identification, including:

  • An introduction to DNA identification methods
  • Current uses, technologies and devices
  • Market status of DNA-based identification
  • Status of DNA as a true biometric
  • Technology challenges

Event Title: DNA-based Identification
Event Date: September 18th, 2008 at 1:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
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Dial-in Number: 303-262-2006

This project was supported by Award No. 2007-MU-MU-K008, awarded by the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this webcast are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the Department of Justice.

About the Sensors, Surveillance and Biometric Technologies Center of Excellence:
The Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs (OJP) established the Sensors, Surveillance, and Biometric Technologies Center of Excellence to serve as a specialized technology resource for the 19,000+ state and local law enforcement and corrections agencies across the U.S. The Center of Excellence operates within the existing National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) system, a component of OJP's National Institute of Justice (NIJ). The Department of Justice selected International Biometric Group (IBG) to operate the Center of Excellence. Learn more at

About International Biometric Group (IBG):
International Biometric Group (IBG) is a leading research, consulting and systems integration firm addressing the identity management and security needs of both government and commercial clients. As a vendor-independent firm, IBG designs, engineers and supports solutions across multiple platforms in complex, mission-critical environments. IBG is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Washington, DC, San Francisco; and London. Learn more at

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