Ben Miller, founder of the popular “CardTech/SecurTech Conference,” has launched a new conference on ID technologies to be held in Washington, DC next month. The “Inside ID: The Identification SOLUTIONS Mega Show” will feature 75 experts speaking in 15 focused seminars, and is scheduled for December 8-10 at the Washington DC Convention Center. The conference will cover smart cards, biometrics, photo ID, digital credentials and document security, as well as integrated identity management solutions. Miller is one of the foremost authorities in the transaction security and card technology industries. He founded the CTST conference in 1990 and built it into a 10,000 attendee and 1,000-exhibit booth event. In 1998, he sold the CTST company to Thomson Corporation and continued to serve as Chair until 2002. He also founded the Personal Identification Newsletter in 1986 and served as publisher and editor until 1998 when Thomson acquired it along with CTST. “Inside ID’s” Expert Advisory Board includes such notables as Michael Barrett, VP of Internet Strategy at American Express; author and journalist Jeff Kutler; and Joel Lisker of MasterCard. For more information on the event visit CardWeb’s Card Conferences ([www.cardconferences.com]).