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Smart Card Alliance Latino America (SCALA) to Host Information Exchange Program With Mexican Government

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PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., April 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Smart Card Alliance Latino America (SCALA) today announced its next Government Information Exchange mission for May 29, 2013 at the Marriott Reforma Hotel in Mexico City, Mexico. An exclusive activity for SCALA member organizations, the Government Information Exchange provides an impartial platform for industry and government leadership to exchange knowledge, experiences, and information related to smart card technology.

"We developed the Government Exchange Programs to help governments understand smart card technology and allow them to discuss concepts, exchange ideas, clarify points, and interact with industry leaders in a completely impartial forum," said Edgar Betts, associate director of SCALA. "For this exchange in Mexico, we will collaborate with our member organizations to provide key elements and tools for Mexican government agencies to develop successful implementations of best-in-class solutions."

SCALA has partnered with the U.S. Commercial Services (USCS) to develop the Government Information Exchange mission to Mexico. The one-day Exchange gives government agency executives the opportunity to receive impartial information and resources on the opportunities that smart card technology can create. Planned education from SCALA member organizations and leadership includes success cases of the use of smart card technology for many government initiatives including public registry, national ID, e-Passports, driver's licenses, access control, and government ID, as well as the possibilities for technology partnerships to meet initiative goals.

The Government Information Exchange is open to all SCALA members. For more information on how to participate visit http://www.cvent.com/d/mcqfvy.

About the Smart Card Alliance Latino America (SCALA)

The primary mission of the Smart Card Alliance Latino America, a chapter, is in line with the overall goals of the Alliance: to stimulate the understanding, adoption, use and widespread application of smart cards technology in Latin America and the Caribbean. SCALA works through specific projects such as trilingual education programs, market research, advocacy, industry relations and open forums to keep Latin American chapter organization members connected to industry leaders and innovative thought. For more information to becoming a SCALA member please visit http://www.sca-la.org

About the Smart Card Alliance

The Smart Card Alliance is a not-for-profit, multi-industry association working to stimulate the understanding, adoption, use and widespread application of smart card technology.

Through specific projects such as education programs, market research, advocacy, industry relations and open forums, the Alliance keeps its members connected to industry leaders and innovative thought. The Alliance is the single industry voice for smart cards, leading industry discussion on the impact and value of smart cards in the U.S., Latin America, and the Caribbean. For more information please visit http://www.smartcardalliance.org.

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Source:Smart Card Alliance