OWI Announces Third Annual KNOW Conference in March 2019 in Las Vegas, Call for Speakers Underway

WASHINGTON, D.C. July 18, 2018 – OWI, an independent advisory firm focused on trust and the data economy, is announcing its third KNOW Conference in Las Vegas at the Aria Resort & Casino from March 24th – 27th, 2019. The event brings a fresh perspective to the identity industry, convening leaders, innovators, and investors across cybersecurity, trust and safety, and IoT to discuss the latest challenges, trends, products, and services. The KNOW Conference is now accepting speaker and panelist applicants. Candidates can apply to become a speaker online before the September 28th deadline. The conference will present all-new track themes, featuring unrivaled sessions that tackle the industry’s most complex challenges head-on including Trust & Safety, security, digital identity, innovation & technology, regtech, fintech, payments, and more.

In its third year running, the KNOW Conference will captivate an unparalleled audience to shape its 2019 theme, The Future of Trust. KNOW 2019 will drive interest from decision-makers, innovators, investors, and C-level participants across multiple sectors. Building off of last year’s success, OWI anticipates 2,000 plus attendees with more than 750 companies represented. KNOW Conference is the nexus for identity innovation, offering a powerful and immersive event that convenes the world’s most influential organizations and smartest minds across industries to shape the future of trust and safety.

“We are excited to announce our third annual KNOW 2019 Conference, now moving to Las Vegas, addressing the fundamental shifts in how consumers and businesses connect, build, and define identity” said Travis Jarae, Co-Founder and CEO of OWI. “Trust and the data economy is central to everything and has the power to enable accessibility and safety for all.”

Critical industries covered at next year’s event will include digital commerce and retail, financial services and payments, mobile, healthcare, public sector, and much more. KNOW 2019 will also feature the KNOW Startup Pitch Competition, a hackathon, and demo stages for companies of all sizes.

KNOW 2018 saw more than 1,250 business leaders and experts in attendance from 600 organizations, and led with keynote speaker Scott Galloway— Founder of L2, author and entrepreneur. Additional notable speakers included Nick Shapiro of Airbnb, Anoush Ansari of Prodea Systems, David Birch of Consult Hyperion, and Margaret Weichert of the White House’s Office of Management and Budget.

Early registration for KNOW 2019 is underway and easily accessible on the KNOW 2019 website.

Early Bird Deadline: July 31st, 2018

  • General Attendees: $1,250

Standard Rate Deadline: February 28th, 2019

  • General Attendees: $1,895

Late Registration: March 24th, 2019

  • General Attendees: $2,495

KNOW 2019 is currently accepting applications for speakers and sponsors across all industries focused on solving identity-related challenges in cyber security, trust and safety, and IoT. Candidates are not required to sponsor and can apply online before the September 28, 2018 deadline. Speakers will be announced in November 2018.

Additionally, OWI will be presenting its KNOW Nodes Awards for the third time, recognizing and celebrating the most compelling companies, individuals, and identity innovations of the year.

For questions, please contact OWI Senior Vice President Jennie Berry at jennie@oneworldidentity.com.

About the KNOW Conference
The premier global event for the identity industry, the KNOW Conference is the nexus for identity innovation, offering a uniquely differentiated, powerful, and immersive event that convenes the world’s most influential organizations and smartest minds across industries to shape the future of identity. Presented by OWI Events, the conference provides a platform for leaders to build, defend and connect on identity across all industries.

About OWI
OWI is an independent advisory firm focused on trust and the data economy. Headquartered in San Francisco and with offices in New York and Washington, D.C., OWI services a growing list of market leading digital economy clients. Through advisory services, events, and research, OWI helps a wide range of public and privately held companies, investors, and governments stay ahead of market trends so they can build sustainable, forward-looking products and strategies.