Below is the EEMA Annual Conference Programme from 2019

Day 1 Tuesday 18 June
10.00 A Vision of the Future - International Keynotes
Welcome: Jon Shamah, Chair, EEMA, Belgium

Chair: Ronny Bjones, Director of Cloud Identity & Privacy Services, Microsoft, Belgium

Dave Birch, author, advisor and commentator on digital financial services, UK, Vision for the Future

Evgeny Chereshnev CEO and Founder Biolink Tech Ltd, UK

Gunnar Nordseth, CEO, Signicat, Norway The Evolution and future of digital identity

11.00Coffee & Networking
11.30Digital Transformation in the Financial Sector
High Level Fireside Briefing

Chair: Steve Pannifer, Consult Hyperion, UK

Harry Weber-Brown, Digital Innovation Director, TISA, UK
Digital ID for financial services

Mads Henriksveen, CA and eID Manager, Buypass AS, Norway
Certificates as enabler for innovation in FinTech
New Data Protection & Privacy Challenges
Interactive Session

Chair: Herbert Leitold, A-SIT, Austria

John Erik Setsaas, VP of Identity & Innovation, Signicat AS, Norway
The future of self-managed identities

Eleanor McHugh, Director, InIdSol, UK
Right here, right now - privacy through transient identities
Is the Speed of Digital Transformation Leaving Employees Behind?
Interactive Boardroom Session

Chair: Mark Tindal, CEO, Contact Centre Systems, UK

Richard Skellett, Founder, Digital Anthropology, UK
Empowering employees through digital transformation

Kirsty Dean, Managing Director, passion-inc, UK
Tangible business examples of engaging management and employees to maximise transformation
12.30Lunch & Networking
13.30Keynotes: Emerging New Technology
Chair: Romek Szczesniak
, Director, InIdSol, UK

Julian Ranger, Chairman, UK Personal data - real world examples of how individual control allows businesses to do more

Ian Evans, Managing Director, EMEA, OneTrust, UK Incident and Breach Management for Privacy & Security Teams
14.30Coffee & Networking
15.00Mobile Identity Proofing, Provision and Authentication - latest developments from the industry
High Level Fireside Briefing

Chair: Rick Chandler,
Treasurer, EEMA, UK

Frank Joshi, Managing Director, Mvine, UK

Andrew Bud, CEO, iProov, UK

David Pollington, Senior Director, GSMA, UK
Legal & Regulation Issues, Challenges & Solutions
High Level Fireside Briefing

Chair: Tim Reiniger,
Director, Reiniger LLC, USA

Jacqueline Zoest, Barrister, Campbell Millar, UK
Privacy and the Internet of Things: law, regulation and governance

Mark King,
Consultant, Broadsail, UK
Digital is not just online
go.eIDAS: Applications and Pilots to Create Trust in the Future
Interactive Boardroom Session

Chair: Niko Tsakalakis
Postgraduate Researcher, University of Southampton, UK

Christoph Zehetner, BRZ, Austria
FutureTrust Pilots: demonstrators and their progress (with AT client presentations)

Carl-Markus Piswanger, e-Government Architect, BRZ, Austria
Introducing the FutureTrust Business Services, their applications and progress
16.00Coffee & Networking
16.30Unconference Round Table Debates
Opportunity for all attendees to choose the topics for dicussion
Moderated by Esther Makaay
, Business & eID Analyst/Architect, SIDN, Netherlands
18.00Reception, networking and awards
Including Gin Tasting
Day 2 Wednesday 19 June
08.30EEMA 33rd General Assembly
LOCARD Project meeting to take place during the day, project participants only - time to be announced
09.30 Keynotes: Managing Criminal Evidence and Cross-border Chain of Custody

Chair: Jon Shamah,
Chair, EEMA, Belgium, The LOCARD Projects - Securing Criminal Evidence and Cross Border Chain of Custody

Richard Perkins, Director, EMEIA, NICE Public Safety, UK, Digital transformation of criminal evidence, case study and demo
10.30Coffee & Networking
11.00How Artificial Intelligence Contributes to Effective Transformation
Interactive Session

Chair: George Sharkov,
Director, ESI CEE, Bulgaria

David Atkinson, CEO Senseon,
AI in cyber security - key challenges & solutions

Dave Lusty Technical Solutions Professional – Data & AI at Microsoft, UK
The fear factor and overcoming it
Has Blockchain Come of Age?
High Level Fireside Briefing

Chair: John Erik Setsaas
, VP of Identity & Innovations, Signicat AS, Norway

Peter Cozijnsen, Business & Security Consultant, CGI, Netherlands
Blockchain security, a framework for trust and adoption

Daniele Tumietto, Advisor, CSQA, Italy
Blockchain technology: world experience and implementation. Challenges in the private and public sector
Transforming the Way we see Trust: the LIGHTest Project
Interactive Boardroom Session

Chair: Rachelle Sellung, Researcher, Fraunhofer, Germany
The business perspective

Hans Graux, time.lex, Belgium
The legal perspective

Martin Hoffmann, NLNetlabs, Netherlands
A high level technical perspective
12.00Lunch & Networking
13.00Digital Transformation in Action: real life examples
Interactive Session

Chair: Robert Garskamp, Managing Director, IDnext, Netherlands

Johan Stronkhorst, Group ICT Security Manager, Greenyard, Belgium
New technology transforms Greenyard from 70 SMEs into one corporation

Romek Szczesniak, Director, InIdSol, UK
Redbush: a research platform for e-commerce
Orchestrating Digital Identity, Privacy and Assurance - the Kantara perspective
High Level Fireside Briefing

Chair: Colin Wallis,
Executive Director, Kantara, EU

David Black, Consultant, ID Crowd, UK

Mark Lizar, CEO, Open Consent Group, UK
Legal and Regulatory Security & Governance Challenges & Solutions including GDPR by Design and Default
Interactive Boardroom Session

Chair: Carolyn Harrison
, MD, Assured Clarity, UK

Kuan Hon, Director, Fieldfisher, UK
GDPR, NIS Directive, etc etc: will they drive organisations to improve their security posture?

Jörg Hladjk, Partner, Jones Day, Belgium
GDPR - a catalyst for digital transformation
14.00Coffee & Networking
14.30 Do Public/Private Digital Identity Schemes Need National Identity Standards Overseen by Mandatory External Assessments?
High Level Fireside Briefing

Chair: Nils Inge Brurberg,Program Manager, BITS, Norway

Richard Trevorah, Technical Director, tScheme, UK Invited

Alastair Treharne,
Head of Identity Risk & Standards, Digital Service, UK Invited
Supporting the development of a national digital identity initiative in the UK - Successes, Challenges & Learnings
Three Initiatives to Enable Enhanced Privacy and Security
Interactive Session

Chair: Mark Lizar
, CEO, Open Consent Group, UK
Open Surveillance for advanced privacy and security

Miha Stopar,
Senior Software Developer, XLAB, Slovenia
Functional Encryption Technologies: the FENTEC preject

Alessandro Guarino, StAG S.r.l, Italy
Threat intelligence and attack predictions in the ASEAN REGION: the YAKSHA platform
15.30 The Dave Birch Interview
An In-depth Discussion on the Digital Identity Mass Market
with Emma Lindley, VISA, Head of Identity & Risk Solutions Europe

Programme subject to change

New for 2019: Meeting Rooms available for discussions and building your business relationships.
Pre-booking is advisable