23rd and 24th June 2020
EEMA Annual Conference
Digital Innovation & Exploitation for the Future
Join EEMA for one of Europe’s most important events in the privacy, e-identity, security and trust calendar. Now in its 33rd year, the EEMA Annual Conference is a must attend event and this year, with the uncertainty of Brexit, the EEMA Annual Conference takes on greater significance than ever before.
As a non-profit think-tank, EEMA has the unrivalled ability to bring together technology experts, policy-makers and senior influencers from public, private and academic sector institutions from across Europe and beyond. This means the conference has become an essential hub for collaboration and innovation, facilitating meaningful change, as we look to at opportunities for empowering business through digital transformation.
EEMA Board Director
- The benefits of Cross Border eID Interoperability using eIDAS and (qualified) trust services
- Digital Innovation & Exploitation for the Future
- New Business Transformation Models & AI Applications - Real-life examples & opportunities
- A conversation with: ..................
“To me it’s a working session and I also have a good time here. It’s a very important conference from the point of view of the experience of the people who attend it.”
CIO Convergence Technology, EEMA Honorary President, Canada
2020 Event Supporters
EEMA, The European Association for e-Identity and Security
Since 1987, EEMA has been Europe’s leading independent, trade association for e-Business, working to further e-Business technology and legislation with its European members, governmental bodies, standards organisations and e-Business initiatives. EEMA brings together member organisations (and employees of member organisations) in a neutral environment for education and networking purposes.
Enabling members of the association to compare common and contrasting views and experiences on specific areas of e-business by holding subject-specific workshops and regular teleconferences and face-to-face meetings, seminars and conferences.
Facilitating the setting-up of working groups to produce useful work in the form of reports and white papers, of interest to the member participants and to the rest of the membership.
Connecting members with the ‘right’ person to talk to within the membership base for solving similar ‘problems’, or simply develop business relationships.
EEMA also organise Information Security Solutions Europe, Europe’s only independent security conference and exhibition. For further information please visit the event website www.isse.eu.com.
European Trust Foundation Partners
The EEMA Annual Conference provides a forum for sharing real life experiences and learning from experts in the field. It is renowned for its rich educational content and unbiased perspective - no sales pitches, just actionable information.
In 2020, circumstances dictate that the conference must be virtual but be assured that the EEMA team will continue to deliver high quality content with time for your input.
Registration is free of charge but places are strictly limited.
Please click on each speaker to reveal their biography
Frank Leyman, Head of International Relations BOSA – Digital Transformation
Frank Leyman holds a Master degree in Marketing and in Applied Economics from the University of Mons in Belgium.
He started his career with IBM Belgium in the telecom division.Read more
In 1999 he left Belgacom for a more international career by joining the company PROTON WORLD. This company is specialized in large scale smartcard based projects.
He has been in charge of business development in the Middle-East and African Region and has co-developed the complete Government offering.
Since mid-2005 he works for FEDICT (now called the Digital Transformation Office within the Federal Public Service Policy & Support (BOSA)) where he manages International Relations as well as the relations with European Commission, OECD and the World Bank. He is the Past Chairman of the International Council for IT in Government Administration (ICA), he is a member of the TEG (Technical Expert Group) of the World Bank, he is member of the OECD e-Leaders and is the Belgian representative in the eGovernment High Level Group of the European Commission. He is a regular speaker at conferences and universities around the world.
Wim Coulier, eIDAS Expert, (External Consultant) Belgian Mobile eID
Currently mainly active as eIDAS expert for Belgian Mobile ID (external consultant), Wim has been involved for almost 20 years in trust services and electronic signature projects. Wim started in this area at a Certificate Authority implementing specific certificate profiles for customers up to the implementation of the Belgian eID card. Later Wim was active in the implementation of a legal and standardization framework of trust services in a country outside the EU and in the implementation of several electronic signature projects. As identity expert, Wim consulted Belgian Mobile ID regarding the setup of the itsme mobile identity product ( https://www.itsme.be/en ). Wim was responsible for the recognition of the itsme product as eIDAS eIdentification Means AL High and to get the itsme Electronic Signature solution recognized as Qualified Service under eIDAS. Currently Wim is helping Belgian Mobile ID with the international expansion and started some Trust Services related missions for other customers. Wim represents Belgian Mobile ID in the ETSI ESI working group and actively delivers input for the new trust services standards being developed by ETSI ESI.
Steffen Schwalm, Principal Consultant, msg, Germany
Steffen Schwalm is an Expert with more than 15 years experiences on DigitalIdentity, Trust Services, eIDAS, GDPR, DLT & Blockchain. He supports high regulated industries (e.g. Public Sector, eHealth, Finance, Aerospace etc.) in implementation and further development of trustworthy digital transactions & ecosystems. Steffen Schwalm works as expert in national and international standardization since long time and currently leads the ISO-Joint Working Group 1 defining first worldwide TR on Blockchain & Records Management (digital identities, security, trustworthiness etc.) as well as German Working Group reg. Technical Specification “Criteria for trustworthy digital transactions – evidence preservation & Records Management in DLT”. He took part in development on one of the first specification on DLT & GDPR and speaks periodically on national & international conferences.
Pamela Dingle, Director of Identity Standards, Microsoft, USA
Pamela Dingle is a long-time member of the identity management world, and is a Director, running the identity standards team at Microsoft. The identity standards team works with standards bodies like W3C, IETF, and the OpenID Foundation on specifications like OAuth 2.0, FIDO, SCIM, and OpenID Connect, and Pamela works to ensure that customers, product groups, and the industry all understand the value of standards and other identity best practice patterns. Pamela spent 8 years as an identity architect and 8 years in the office of the CTO at Ping Identity, and is a founder of Women in Identity.
Heather Flanagan, Principal, Spherical Cow Consulting , USA
Heather Flanagan, Principal at Spherical Cow Consulting comes from a position that the Internet is led by people, powered by words, and inspired by technology. She has been involved in leadership roles with some of the most technical, volunteer-driven organizations on the Internet, including IDPro as Principal Editor, the IETF as RFC Series Editor, and REFEDS as Coordinator, just to name a few. If there is work going on to develop new Internet standards, or discussions around the future of digital identity, she is interested in engaging in that work. You can learn more about her at https://www.linkedin.com/in/hlflanagan/
Peter Waggett, Director Emerging Technology, IBM
Dr. Peter Waggett is the Programme Leader for IBM’s Emerging Technology Group based at the Hursley Laboratory. He manages a team of 45 professionals and, in addition, performs consultancy assignments in support of a number of high profile projects for IBM. These projects include the UK’s biometric matching system and the International Technology Alliance research programme into novel sensor networks.
Dr Waggett has extensive experience of innovative IT systems, including research into image processing at University College London and the Marconi Research Centre. He has provided consultancy to a wide range of clients in the public and private sector including serving as an advisor to the UK Governments Chief Scientific Officer. His work includes responsibility for the delivery of innovative systems for a range of government and commercial organizations and he has been the Big Data subject matter expert for a range of projects and clients including the UK’s biometric visa matching system.
David Pollington, Senior Director, GSMA, UK
David Pollington is a Senior Director at the GSMA, providing technical & strategic steer across a number of GSMA's key programmes, with extensive knowledge in identity and leading a number of projects with mobile operators and global companies on a worldwide basis.
Prior to joining the GSMA, David played a key role in the Vodafone R&D leadership, instrumental in driving many of the key technology transitions across the industry and has extensive knowledge in all aspects of mobile from device architecture and network topology through to mobile services and enablers.
David graduated from Imperial College, London with a Masters degree (MEng) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering and has more than 25 years' experience in the mobile industry.
Ibrahim Kushchu, MBA, MSC., PHD, Director, theNextMinds
Ibrahim Kushchu is an expert Mobile Government with backgrounds on management systems and artificial intelligence. Combining his management studies and his expertise in artificial intelligence, Prof. Kushchu has been working for business schools in the UK and in Japan, an communication technology courses especially related to electronic business and mobile business. Prof. Kushchu is an internationally recognized and pioneering practitioner and researcher in developing the mobile government fie issues related to the use of mobile technologies in electronic government. Read more
Steve Pannifer, Director Chief Operations Officer, Consult Hyperion, UK
Security strategies and the tactical risk, A New ENISA for a New Age
Steve Pannifer is COO at Consult Hyperion, who are specialists in digital identity and digital money. At Consult Hyperion, Steve has worked with card schemes, banks, mobile operators and others developing innovative products and services exploiting new technology. Steve is a well known expert in digital identity having worked on numerous digital identity initiatives around the world.
Steve Purser, Head of Core Operations Department at European Union Agency For Cybersecurity (ENISA)
Steve Purser was born in the UK and attended the universities of Bristol and East Anglia where he obtained a BSc. in Chemistry and a PhD in Chemical Physics respectively. He started work in 1985 in the area of software development, subsequently progressing to project management and consultancy roles. From 1993 to 2008, he occupied the role of Chief Information Security Officer for a number of financial institutions. He joined ENISA in December 2008 and is currently responsible for all operational activities of the Agency.
Steve is currently a member of several Steering Boards and Advisory Committees, including notably the Steering Board of the CERT EU and the Programme Board of the EU Cyber Crime Centre. In the area of standards, he is the ENISA representative on the ISO SC 27 working group. As Head of Core Operations, he regularly represents ENISA in international conferences on information security.
He was a co-founder of the 'Club de Securité des Systèmes Informatiques au Luxembourg' (CLUSSIL) and has frequently published articles in the specialised press. He is also the author of 'A Practical Guide to Managing Information Security' (Artech House, 2004).
Dave Birch, Author, Advisor & Commentator on Digital Financial Services
David G.W Birch is an author, advisor and commentator on digital financial services. He is Global Ambassador for Consult Hyperion (the secure electronic transactions consultancy that he helped to found).
Dave is an internationally-recognised thought leader in digital identity and digital money; was named one of the global top 15 favourite sources of business information by Wired magazine and one of the top ten most influential voices in banking by Financial Brand; was found by PR Daily to be one of the top ten Twitter accounts followed by innovators, along with Bill Gates and Richard Branson; was ranked in the top three most influential people in London’s FinTech community by City A.M.; was listed by Hot Topics as one of the world’s top 100 most influential FinTech leaders and was rated Europe’s most influential commentator on emerging payments by Total Payments.Read more
The London Review of Books called his previous book "Identity is the New Money" (2014) fresh, original, wide-ranging and the best book on general issues around new forms of money.
Kim Cameron - CIO Convergence Technology, EEMA Honorary President, Canada
Kim Cameron is the former Chief Architect of Identity at Microsoft. Cameron wrote the seminal paper The Laws of Identity which aims to highlight the problem of the Internet having been built without means to know who and what we are connecting to and its possible solutions. He is described by Phil Windley, Chairman of the Sovrin Foundation as a “being from the future” as his 2005 Laws of Identity are only now being understood.
EEMA’s 33rd Annual Conference takes place as a Webinar, 23-24 June 2020.
This EEMA event brings together the world’s leading identity and security specialists, to deliver thought provoking sessions covering challenges and strategies to effectively empower business through Digital Transformation.
EEMA Director of Special Projects, Roger Dean comments:
Since 1987, EEMA has been Europe’s leading independent, non-profit e-Identity & Security association, working with its European members, governmental bodies, standards organisations and interoperability initiatives throughout Europe to further e-Business and legislation.
EEMA’s remit is to educate and inform its Member contacts on the latest developments and technologies, at the same time enabling Members of the association to compare views and ideas. The work produced by the association with its Members (projects, papers, seminars, tutorials and reports etc.) is funded by both membership subscriptions and revenue generated through fee-paying events. All of the information generated by EEMA and its members is available to other members free of charge.
Examples of EEMA events include: The European e-Identity Interoperability Conference, Biel, Switzerland, Belgium; Kuppinger Cole e-ID Conference & Cloud 12, Munich, Germany; The European e-Identity Management Conference, Paris; Governance, Risk Management and Compliance Through Identity & Access Management (IAM), Amsterdam; Information Security Solutions Europe (ISSE), Brussels; Securing mobile devices London, and Federated Identity in Government & business, Brussels.
EEMA and its members are also involved in many European funded projects including FutureTrust, LIGHTest and go.eIDAS.
Any organisation involved in e-Identity or Security (usually of a global or European nature) can become a Member of EEMA, and any employee of that organisation is then able to participate in EEMA activities. Examples of organisations taking advantage of EEMA membership are Volvo, KPMG, Deloitte, ING, BankID Norge, Rabobank, Bankenes Standard, Sonofi Aventis, Verisign, Verizon, Thales eSecurity, Novartis, Metropolitan Police, McAfee, Adobe, Magyar Telecom Rt, National Communications Authority, Hungary, Ministerion de Trabajo, Nokia, European Commission, Microsoft, NETS, Orange, Fedict, BCS, Consult Hyperion, Atos and Siemens to name but a few.
EEMA's Annual Conference Webinar 2020
''The benefits of Cross Border eID Interoperability using eIDAS and (qualified) trust services''
23rd June 2020, 11:00-12.00 UK time
- Chair: Frank Leyman, Manager International Relations, BOSA, Belgium
- Wim Coulier, eIDAS Expert (External Consultant), Belgian Mobile eID, Belgium
How can you benefit from the EU scheme of notified eIdentification Means?
- Steffen Schwalm, Principal Consultant, msg, Germany
Criteria for trustworthy digital transactions Blockchain/ DLT between eIDAS, GDPR, Data and Evidence Preservation
''Future Trends of Identity & Access Management"
Closing the Chaos Theory Era of IAM
23rd June 2020, 15:00-16.00 UK time
It has been a rough and tumble kind of place, but we’re seeing an increase in rigor, in professional training, in standards development—all signs to show that identity and access management (IAM) is becoming more mature as a practice. Come join Pam Dingle (Microsoft) and Heather Flanagan (Spherical Cow Consulting) on what the future of IAM might hold and how we can get there.
- Chair: Jon Shamah, Chair, EEMA
- Pamela Dingle, Director of Identity Standards, Microsoft, USA
- Heather Flanagan, Principal, Spherical Cow Consulting
Closing the Chaos Theory Era of IAM
EEMA's Annual Conference Webinar 2020
''New Business Transformation Models & AI Applications - Real-life examples & opportunities''
24th June 2020, 11:00-12.00 UK time
- Chair: Peter Waggett, Director Emerging Technology, IBM
- David Pollington, Senior Director, GSMA, UK
Combining AI with Mobile Operator data to Combat Identity Fraud
- Ibrahim Kushchu, MBA, MSC., PHD, Director, theNextMinds
Developing safe AI for businesses – opportunities and use cases”
''A conversation with: ..................''
24th June 2020, 14:00-15.30 UK time
- Chair: Steve Pannifer, Director Chief Operations Officer, Consult Hyperion, UK
- Steve Purser, Head of Core Operations Department at European Union Agency For Cybersecurity (ENISA)
Security strategies and the tactical risk, A New ENISA for a New Age
- Dave Birch, Author, Advisor & Commentator on Digital Financial Services
- Kim Cameron, CIO, Convergence Technology, Canada
Why digital identity doesn't yet exist