LIGHTest Events

Events: FutureTrust and Associated Events

June 18th to June 19th 2019 at the Microsoft Offices, London (UK)

Join EEMA for one of Europe’s most important events in the privacy, e-identity, security and trust calendar. For over 30 years, the EEMA Annual Conference has been a must attend event and this year, with GDPR now in force, ePrivacy regulation looming and the uncertainty of Brexit ever-present, 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 maximising digital transformation using trusted identities.

The Annual Conference welcomes EEMA members and non-members for two-days of more than 30 keynotes, seminars, workshops and roundtable sessions.  

March 27th in Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Germany)

The go.eIDAS Summit is hosted at March 27th 2019 by the go.eIDAS initiative in cooperation with FutureTrust and Open Identity Summit in Garmisch-Patenkirchen, Germany. Showcasing FutureTrust. Come and see how FutureTrust can be used to make the use of eIDAS services a reality for your organisation!

November 6th to November 7th 2018 at the IBM Offices, Brussels (Belgium)

Many respected and successful, international, non-profit industry organisations combine their resources, knowledge and information to create an exceptional, independent, two-day conference focusing on European public and private trust related to cybersecurity, privacy, identity and Cloud. From enterprise security to financial services, from telecommunications to government, ISSE’s high-level conference programme attracts senior decision-makers from IT, security, legal and general management functions from a wide range of commercial and public sector organisations across Europe.

October 17th to October 18th 2018 in Moscow, (Russian Federation)

The conference discussed prospects for the introduction of new technologies and communication services in the framework of a single national ICT infrastructure, including the Russian segment of the Internet, taking into account the payback of investments of telecom operators while ensuring technological independence and information security of the Russian Federation.

EEMA held a track entitled: “International cooperation in technical issues for providing confidence and security in the use of ICT”.

The track was chaired and presented by Jon Shamah, (Chair, EEMA), together with Irina Kraeva (Dean of Moscow University of Linguistics) and Arkadiy Kremer (Chair, Russian Association of Network Services, Former Chair, ITU-T SG17-Security, Board Member, EEMA).

The purpose of the track was to showcase FutureTrust and LIGHTest in the context of cross-border trade between Private Sector organisations. In particular, the FutureTrust concept of a Global Trust List, and the LIGHTest concept of DNS supported Trust Policy Transparency, were discussed and explained.

September 24th to September 26th 2018 in Marseille (France)

In its 14th edition, Identity & Cybersecurity Innovation World explores the latest strong identification and authentication technologies that enhance cybersecurity, build customer trust and boost digital transformation.

Already 40 eminent speakers have confirmed and will be on stage to share their expertise and experience over 2.5 days.

Among the 2018 hot topics, let’s mention:

  • ID on Blockchain & Other Decentralized Models

  • New Privacy era impact on enterprises and trust providers

  • Cybersecurity regulation with EU’s and US cybersecurity agendas

  • Biometrics latest developments including behavioural approaches

  • Identity as digital business enabler in multiple Verticals

  • Identity and IoT: improving customer experience, EU certification…

Within Smart Security Week, additional learning, networking and innovation discovery events are also part of the agenda: exhibition & demos, workshops & tutorials, awards ceremony… along with multiple bridges with the co-located conferences

NEW: the government-issued credential technologies and schemes have now their dedicated conference: Government ID World. Several joint sessions between both conferences will address the topics common to public and private domains.

27th September to 28th September 2018, in Lisbon (Portugal)

The eID Conference seeks to ensure each year an innovative and distinctive event that brings together around 40 speakersand more than 200 experts representing both Industry and Government Entities from more than 35 countries.

It annually promotes the discussion on the evolution of digital identification and the increasing importance it has

  • on a global technological evolution,

  • in the enhancement of digital security, 

  • in the simplification of (electronic identification) procedures, with a growing impact on business and services.

The eID Conference is a non-profit event held in collaboration with influential Industry organizations, NGOs and IGOs, which takes place over two days. With the participation of keynote speakers, Government and Industry speakers, panel discussions and workshops, it also provides an exhibition area and extra-event networking and leisure activities.

August 27th to August 30th 2018 in Hamburg (Germany)

Cybersecurity and Privacy issues are becoming an important barrier for a trusted and dependable global digital society development. The European Union is addressing the challenge through different means, including the Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation program, thereby financing innovative projects that can cope with the increasing cyberthreat landscape. This workshop promotes international dialogue and cooperation among H2020 European research projects aimed to cope with digital security and privacy aspects, risks, threats and cybersecurity issues.

The ECOSP workshop intents to emphasize the interplay within relative European Research projects in the field of privacy and security as well as related cybersecurity issues and challenges, and therefore, establishing tight connections among the EU projects.

11th June to 15th June 2018 - ETSI's Headquarters, Sophia Antipolis (South of France)

The 2018 edition of the ETSI Security Week 11-15 June 2018 will once again look at different aspects of cybersecurity underpinning our digital world.
The event will consider latest cybersecurity policies, legislative actions, cyberattacks, challenges, solutions and hot technologies to make the cyber world safer. 
The community will come together at ETSI to network and exchange on the state of standardization for cybersecurity.

13th June to 14th June 2018, at Microsoft Offices, London (United Kingdom)

Join EEMA for one of Europe’s most important events in the privacy, e-identity, security and trust calendar. For over 30 years, the EEMA Annual Conference has been a must attend event and this year, with GDPR coming in to force, ePrivacy regulation looming and 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 maximising digital transformation using trusted identities.

The Annual Conference welcomes EEMA members and non-members for two-days of more than 30 keynotes, seminars, workshops and roundtable sessions.  

17th 2018 to May 18th 2018 in Bochum (Germany).

Since 2016, RuhrSec is the annual English speaking non-profit IT security conference with cutting-edge security talks by renowned experts. The conference is hosted at the Ruhr-University Bochum in Germany, directly in the heart of Bochum near the river Ruhr. RuhrSec provides academic and industry talks, the typical University feeling, and a highly recommended social event.

April 30th to May 2nd 2018 in Washington DC (USA).

connect:ID is an innovative international conference and a free global exhibition that together focus on all aspects of identity technologies and the opportunities for their management in both the physical and digital worlds. FutureTrust has 2 tracks in the Knowledge Exchange Area, totalling four hours of presentations, showcasing the FutureTrust project. FutureTrust also has a fully manned exhibition stand.

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FutureTrust General Meeting and General Assembly

April 10th to April 12th 2018 in Belgrade, Serbia

The FutureTrust Project's bi-annual General Meeting held in Belgrade. Associate Partners are welcome to attend.

March 20th 2018 at ETSI Headquarters in Sophia-Antipolis (France).

ETSI and Open Banking Europe (OBE)  on securing access to financial services with qualified certificates under the PSD2 and the impact from eIDAS regulations.

21st February to 23rd February 2018 in Salzburg, Austria

The IRIS conference is known for its interdisciplinary orientation as well as the involvement of the administration, economy and civil society. FutureTrust will be presenting a paper.

January 31st 2018 in Athens (Greece).

More than 16 EU funded projects will participate, present their objectives and results and share their implementation experiences. An important dissemination event that will facilitate the discussion between partners, the knowledge exchange between different projects and will also enable future synergies and collaborations showcasing the wide impact that these projects have not only to industry and service providers but also to EU citizens.

January 10th 2018 at ETSI Headquarters in Sophia-Antipolis (France).

This one-day workshop will discuss about standardization for eSignature/eSeal Validation services provided by Trust Service Providers.
The event will address conformity assessment, protocols and validation report, the overall intention being to define standards adequate to reach the objective of the eIDAS Regulation.

FutureTrust General Meeting and General Assembly

November 16th to November 17th 2017 in Brussels, Belgium

The FutureTrust Project's bi-annual General Meeting held in central Brussels. Associate Partners are welcome to attend.

November 14th to November 15th 2017 in Zaventum, Belgium

Many respected and successful, international, non-profit industry organisations combine their resources, knowledge and information to create an exceptional, independent, two-day conference focusing on European public and private trust related to cybersecurity, privacy, identity and Cloud. From enterprise security to financial services, from telecommunications to government, ISSE’s high-level conference programme attracts senior decision-makers from IT, security, legal and general management functions from a wide range of commercial and public sector organisations across Europe.

Tuesday, 03 October 2017 from 10:00 until 16:00 in Brussels.

A workshop organised by PwC and DG CONNECT as part of a study on a "Marketing Plan to stimulate the take-up of eID and trust services for the Digital Single Market"

As the project is concluding, this is a validation workshop where the draft findings of the study will be shared and discussed with the audience, and the audience will be able to provide feedback. This feedback will be used to enrich the final report

Open Identity Summit

The aim of Open Identity Summit 2017 (OID2017) is to link practical experiences and requirements with academic innovations. Focus areas will be Research and Applications in the area of Identity Management, Trust Services, Open Source, End-to-End Encryption and Cloud Computing.

September 25th to September 27th 2017 in Marseille, France

In its 13th edition, World e-ID and Cybersecurity explores the latest secure identification technologies, their implementation and the related online trust challenges.

Already 50 eminent speakers have confirmed and will be on stage to share their expertise and experience to innovate Secure Identity & Trust Models.

In addition to the latest e-ID schemes worldwide and secure document technologies, the 2017 agenda stresses the multiple Digital Identity challenges of our hyperconnected world.

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