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UAE ID talks

The president and CEO of identity card product firm HID Global, Denis Hébert, will speak on auto ID technology developments and the future of credentials as part of a CEO panel during ID World Abu Dhabi 2012, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Hébert will also provide insights on the role of RFID technology for machine-readable travel documents and other government-to-citizen ID applications.   


Also speaking at the conference will be HID Global’s Thomas Harenberg, vice president of sales, Middle East and Africa, Government ID Solutions  – who will give his perspective on the future of government ID programs including critical success factors and emerging trends. Harenberg will also explore the most pressing government concerns, worldwide, including the requirements to increase information system security and improve electronic administration cost efficiency, which are both critical factors driving the evolution of ID credentials.

Hebert will be participating on the CEO Vision panel on March 19 at 4 pm.  Harenberg’s presentation is scheduled earlier on the same day, at 11 am. The company adds that its government-to-citizen ID solutions have been deployed in 28 countries for major projects that also include foreign resident, worker ID and vehicle registration programs worldwide.

About ID World 2012

ID World Abu Dhabi 2012, the fifth annual EMEA summit on the strategic topic of identification, will open its doors in the UAE on March 18 and 19, 2012 and will be held at the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research.  For more information, visit



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