AIM is the trusted worldwide industry association for the automatic identification industry. For nearly half a century, AIM has provided unbiased information, educational resources and standards to providers and users of these technologies.
AIM membership provides access to an insider’s perspective on trends and opportunities along with a voice in shaping the growth and future of the industry. Member benefits include education, advocacy and community, as well as a role in creating industry standards through collaboration.
AIM members represent a diverse group of industry professionals – academics, consultants, distributors, independent software vendors (ISV), manufacturers, nonprofits, re-sellers, start ups, system integrators, and end users of automatic identification & data capture (AIDC) technologies.
AIM actively supports the AIDC industry through the work of its industry groups as well as through participation at the industry, national (ANSI) and international (ISO) levels. In addition, AIM has established Liaison Relationships with several international organizations.
The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) is the leading voice for digital ID & biometrics in Europe. We are a non-profit, nonpartisan association.
The EAB’s mission is to tackle the complex challenges facing ID in Europe, ranging from migration to privacy rights. Our role is to promote the responsible use and adoption of modern digital identity systems that enhance people’s lives and drive economic growth.
Through a series of EAB initiatives we support all sections of the ID community across Europe, including governments, NGO’s, industry, associations and special interest groups and academia. Our initiatives are designed to foster networking and debate, whether at an EAB hosted event across Europe, or in providing impartial advice & support to individual members.
We ultimately serve the citizens of Europe in the advancement of modern digital identity systems that are fair, accessible, secure & private.
Find out more at: www.eab.org
EEMA is the leading independent, not for profit, European Think Tank including topics on identification, authentication, privacy, risk management, cyber security, the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and mobile applications.
Through world class events, projects, collaboration, education, engagement, communication, participation and facilitating networking with companies, public sector and individuals EEMA helps build enduring and mutually beneficial working relationships empowering our members to maintain a competitive edge.
EEMA’s in-depth conferences provide the forum to network with digital enterprise professionals, high level European Commission and other government experts. Our conferences, together with our series of High Level Fireside Briefings in Brussels and London, provide the ideal setting for industry leaders to tackle controversial hot topics in an intimate, informative and, sometimes, invitation only setting.
EEMA collaborates with EU & Global Partners, has an established and growing network throughout Europe and provides the ideal platform to disseminate information and share expertise regarding the high-profile and significant EU projects.
Find out more at: www.eema.org
EUROSMART is an international non-profit association located in Brussels. It represents companies, payment systems, laboratories, associations and independent experts of the Smart Security Industry. The association monitors smart security market trends and publishes twice a year volume market forecasts by segment, being the worldwide reference and acknowledged as representing “the Voice of the Smart Security Industry”.
Eurosmart members are companies (Austria Card, EM Electronic Marin, FNMT-RCM, Gemalto, Giesecke & Devrient, Infineon Technologies, Inside Secure, LFoundry, Morpho, NedCard, NXP Semiconductors, Oberthur Technologies, Prooftag, Renesas Electronics, Samsung, STMicroelectronics, Toshiba), payment systems (GIE Cartes Bancaires, Mastercard), laboratories (CEALETI), research organisations (Fraunhofer AISEC), associations (Smart Payment Association, Mobismart, Danish Biometrics) and independent experts (Michel Koenig, Jonas Andersson).
Find out more at: www.eurosmart.com
The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance was formed in July 2012 to address the lack of interoperability among strong authentication technologies, and remedy the problems users face with creating and remembering multiple usernames and passwords. The FIDO Alliance is changing the nature of authentication with standards for simpler, stronger authentication that define an open, scalable, interoperable set of mechanisms that reduce reliance on passwords. FIDO authentication is stronger, private, and easier to use when authenticating to online services.
The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting more than 750 operators and nearly 400 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also produces the industry-leading MWC events held annually in Barcelona, Los Angeles and Shanghai, as well as the Mobile 360 Series of regional conferences.
The MIDAS Alliance came into being to help industry understand how to maintain compliance in the face of emerging legislation, notably the revised Payments Services Directive (PSD2) and the General Data Protection Regulation.
To this end the MIDAS Alliance aim is to develop and promote an industry standard for digital identification and authentication of individuals and organisations to enable them to trust each other’s digital identity, and to manage this is a secure manner.
The MIDAS Alliance’s aim has been to establish and expand on the minimum definition of “Strong customer authentication” within PSD2, including all aspects of Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-money Laundering (AML), in order to create a secure authentication management and technology standard that meets the needs of all the disparate legislation and regulations domestically and for international applications.
Learn more at https://midasalliance.org/
Money20/20 is where the Payments, FinTech and Financial Services ecosystem unites to create and explore the disruptive ways in which consumers and businesses manage, spend and borrow money. It’s the premier global event on the industry calendar where C-Level Executives, renowned speakers, innovators and disruptors from across the world unite to drive change in the future of money. It’s a truly unique experience that facilitates the right conversations, enabling individuals and organizations of all sizes to achieve their goals and grow.
Home to the industry-leading LightweightM2M (LwM2M), OMA SpecWorks is an efficient specifications factory, and has established a lean and effective process where market-leading corporations and small startup companies come together to build the next generation of wireless. Launched in 2018, OMA SpecWorks joins together OMA and IPSO with a new mission to build technical documents including specifications, smart objects and white papers for a connected world, enabling interoperability across networks and growth in fixed and mobile wireless markets and the IoT. The OMA SpecWorks working groups are active in a variety of technologies including messaging, location, device management, APIs, IoT and more.
Learn more: https://omaspecworks.org/
The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) is a standards organization that develops application-layer IoT protocols, based on the universally supported Internet Protocol (IP), using strong open standards. IoTivity is the open source reference implementation of the OCF specification. The OCF Core Framework describes device discovery, onboarding, security (and optionally, data models), for device-to-device, device-to-cloud and cloud-to-cloud connectivity. The OCF Core Framework can be used to carry the data models of other application-layer protocols. OCF is published as an ISO/IEC JTC1 specification, and there is a comprehensive certification program in place.
Learn more at OpenConnectivity.org.
The Secure Identity Alliance is dedicated to supporting sustainable worldwide economic growth and prosperity through the development of trusted digital identities and the widespread adoption of secure eServices.
The Alliance offers leadership and advisory services to governments and other public bodies; supporting the implementation of digital ID projects to accelerate the wide range of economic, public health, electoral and sustainability opportunities offered by the shift to digital service provision.
The Alliance brings together public, private and non-government organizations to foster international collaboration on Digital ID challenges and the issues of data security, citizen privacy, identity, authentication and more.
The Alliance plays a key role in sharing best practice and uncovering the new generation of eIdentity and eDocument technologies crucial to building the trusted framework on which to drive eGovernment, and global economic growth, forward.
Find out more at www.secureidentityalliance.org