Booth 801  The International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) is a trade association founded in September 1998 in Washington, DC that promotes the effective and appropriate use of technology to determine identity and enhance security, privacy, productivity, and convenience for individuals, organizations, and governments. Recognizing the vital role identity plays in a globally connected world, IBIA brings stakeholders into a single organization that provides; a forum for exchanging information and ideas; a clearinghouse for resolving issues and establishing policy; a voice for policy advocacy and education; a connection to complementary organizations and standards bodies.