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NASPO Announces Kick-Off Meeting for National Identity Verification Standard

The North American Security Products Organization (NASPO), an American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-accredited standards developer, has announced plans to hold a kick-off meeting to commence development of a national identity verification standard. The NASPO standards effort is the result of an ANSI Identity Theft Prevention and Identity Management Standards Panel (IDSP) workshop that called for the creation of such a standard. [See related news item.]

The meeting will take place in Kansas City, Missouri, starting at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, July 12, 2010, and ending on Tuesday, July 13, at 4:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Pavilion 3 at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza, 401 Ward Parkway, Kansas City.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the hotel for the nights Sunday, July 11, through Wednesday, July 14, at a rate of $139.00 per night. To make reservations, please call toll free (866) 856-9717 and reference the NASPO rate (NAS), or book online at and use the code NAS. Hotel reservations should be made on or before June 21, 2010, after which time rooms will be released for general reservations.

The required fee for participation in the development of this standard is detailed in NASPO's ID-V Call for Participation document. Individuals and organizations who wish to participate in the development process and attend this first meeting must register to participate and commit to payment of the participation fee in advance of attendance at the meeting. Opportunities to benefit from the payment of a sponsorship fee are also detailed in ID-V Call for Participation.

For further information please contact Ann Whitehead, NASPO Administrator (604.921.9196, [email protected]).


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