17th - 19th November 2020

Vision for European Security and Trust

ISSE Webinar Series

Sponsored by

Digital Innovation & Exploitation for the Future

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.

lorraine spector
EEMA Board Director

Lorraine Spector

Topics Include

  • Securing Trust in the new Digital Reality
  • Bringing the Next Generation Cybersecurity Solutions to Life
  • Identity & Authentication – latest Innovations
  • eIDAS - delivering Cross Border Services
  • Mobile Innovation: pushing the security envelope
  • Biometric Applications
  • AI & IoT: Security & Privacy threats and solutions
  • Practical Blockchain Implementations
  • Legal, Regulation & Policies
  • HS2020 Projects

''It is a pleasure to be part of something so well run and so well supported by your leadership.''

Pamela Dingle
Director of Identity Standards, Microsoft

2020 Supporters

EU
European trust foundation
enisa
LSEC
To sponsor ISSE 2020 contact Roger Dean, r.dean@eema.org

About

EEMA, The European Association for e-Identity and Security

Since 1987, EEMA has been Europe’s leading independent, organisation working to further develop 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 conferences, face-to-face meetings and seminars.

Connecting members with the ‘right’ person to talk to within the membership base for solving similar ‘problems’, or simply develop business relationships.

European Trust Foundation Partners

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Delegate Information

The ISSE 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 will be free of charge but places are strictly limited.

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Press Information

EEMA’s 22nd ISSE Virtual Conference takes place as a Webinar, 17-18 November 2020.

Now in its 22nd year ISSE is Europe’s leading independent, interdisciplinary, unbiased, and European focused conference. It features the presentation and discussion of technical, commercial, organisational, legal, and political challenges for information security as well as privacy and data protection

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. For more information visit www.eema.org

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2020 Speakers include:

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Kim Cameron

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.

 

Bart Preneel

Professor Bart Preneel, KU Leuven

Prof. Bart Preneel is a full professor at the KU Leuven; he heads the COSIC research group, that is a member of the imec Security Department. He was visiting professor at five universities in Europe. He has authored more than 400 scientific publications and is inventor of 5 patents. His main research interests are cryptography, information security and privacy. Bart Preneel has coordinated the Network of Excellence ECRYPT, has served as panel member and chair for the European Research Council and has been president of the IACR (International Association for Cryptologic Research). He is a member of the Permanent Stakeholders group of ENISA (European Network and Information Security Agency) and of the Academia Europaea. He has been invited speaker at more than 100 conferences in 40 countries. In 2014 he received the RSA Award for Excellence in the Field of Mathematics.

 

Pamela Dingle

Pamela Dingle Director, Identity Standards, Microsoft

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

Heather Flanagan, Principal, Spherical Cow Consulting

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/

Katryna Dow

Katryna Dow, Founder and CEO, Meeco

Katryna Dow is the founder and CEO of Meeco; a personal data & distributed ledger platform that enables people to securely exchange data via the API-of-Me with the people and organisations they trust. Katryna has been pioneering personal data rights since 2002, when she envisioned a time when personal sovereignty, identity and contextual privacy would be as important as being connected. Now within the context of GDPR and Open Banking, distributed ledger, cloud, AI and IoT have converged to make Meeco both possible and necessary.

For the past three years, Katryna has been named as one of the Top 100 Identity Influencers. She is the co-author of the blockchain identity paper ‘Immutable Me’ and co-author/co-architect of Meeco’s distributed ledger solution and technical White Paper on Zero Knowledge Proofs for Access, Control, Delegation and Consent of Identity and Personal Data. Katryna speaks globally on digital rights, privacy and data innovation.

She is a founding member of The Council of Extended Intelligence (CXI), a joint initiative between the IEEE Standards Association and MIT Media Lab.  In addition, Katryna has served on two IEEE standards working groups; Co-Chair for the Personal Data and Privacy Committee, part of the Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in the Design of Autonomous Systems, and Chair for the new P7006 - Standard for Personal Data Artificial Intelligence (AI) Agent.

In January 2020 she joined the MyData Board as a Director with a strategic focus on jurisdictional approaches to personal data rights and business models.

Prior to Meeco she founded and operated a strategy consulting practice, with extensive global experience in strategy to execution roles in start-ups to major corporate change and implementation and projects. Katryna has held leadership positions and delivered projects in the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, United States and India. Her industry sector experience includes information technology, financial services, health services and human resources. Katryna currently splits her time between Australia and Europe, where Meeco has offices and development teams.

John Erik Setsaas

John Erik Setsaas, VP Identity and Innovation, Signicat

John Erik Setsaas is responsible for ensuring that Signicat's digital identity services are at the forefront of innovation, whilst solving the needs of customers, partners and end users. With over 20 years' experience in identity-and over 30 years in software product development - John Erik is a pioneer in the identity space. Before joining Signicat, John Erik was Chief Development Architect for SAP Identity Management and taught ecommerce, identity services and security at Buskerud University College in Norway. He is also on the Management Board of EEMA, Europe's leading digital identity think tank.

A seasoned speaker, John Erik has presented at international conferences including Money20/20, OIX, Trustech and World eID & Cybersecurity.

Dave Birch

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.

[expand title="Read more" swaptitle=" "]His most recent book "Before Babylon, Beyond Bitcoin: From money we understand to money that understands us" was published in 2017 with a foreword by Andrew Haldane, Chief Economist at the Bank of England. In the London School of Economics (LSE) Review of Books It was described as a timely and illuminating contribution which should be widely read by graduate students of finance, financial law and related topics, as well as policymakers involved in financial regulation.

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.[/expand]

Jon Shamah

Jon Shamah, EJ Consultants, Chair, EEMA

Jon Shamah is a graduate of Southampton University, specialising in aeronautics and astronautics.

A chartered information technology professional, and digital identity and trust subject matter expert, he specialises in maximising the technology and operational value chain of very large scale eID schemes, critical national infrastructures and national programmes.

Jon was the recipient of the 2009 EEMA Fellowship Award for services to European e-identity, and is the chairman of EEMA. He is a frequent public speaker on issues surrounding identity and trust and facilitated in the early stages of the forthcoming EU trust services regulations.

Jon was a long-term consultant on eID issues to the Nordic Banking and Payments Consortium, NETS, and has contributed to European projects such as SSEDIC, STORK2.0, ECIM, Cloud for Europe and FutureID.

Jon was a member of the Trust In Digital Life Advisory Board and was co-chairman of ITU-T, SG17, Joint Coordination-Identity.

Steve Purser

Steve Purser, Head of Core Operations, ENISA

Steve Purser was born in the UK and currently has joint UK and Belgian nationality. He 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 and systems integration, 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, the Programme Board of the EU Cyber Crime Centre and the Euro Cyber Resilience Board. 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).

Hans Graux

Hans Graux, ICT Lawyer, Timelex

Hans Graux is an ICT lawyer at the Brussels based law firm time.lex (www.timelex.eu), which specialises in information and technology law in the broadest sense. The team is internationally recognized, being both a Legal 500 Top Tier firm in Information Technology, and a Chambers Europe Recommended Firm for TMT - Information Technology.

Hans graduated in Law in 2002, and obtained a complementary degree in IT in 2003. He worked as a research assistant at the Catholic University of Louvain, before becoming a lawyer at the bar of Brussels in 2005. In July 2007, he co-founded the IT law firm time.lex.

He has participated in a large number of international ICT policy studies and projects, primarily for the European Commission and various Member States. Recent work for the Commission has included projects focused on data protection, eSignatures, electronic identity management, cloud computing and information security. He presently coordinates the legal work in the H2020 research project LIGHTest. Furthermore, he is a member of the ICT Committee of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), and Member of the ICT Committee of the Order of Flemish Bars.

David Rihak

David Rihak, Digital Identity Director, ADUCID

David Rihak is a Digital Identity Director at ADUCID - recently named one of the TOP 10 identity companies in Europe by CIOReview. David's work has helped governments expand outlooks and solve digital identity challenges in unconventional and effective ways. He is interested in how innovative identity technologies can bring measurable social and economic change by enabling complete digitalization of government and commercial online services. Currently, David leads the project of building a certified mobile digital identity solution for the Czech eGovernment. 

 

Steve Pannifer

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.

Dave Birch

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.

His most recent book "Before Babylon, Beyond Bitcoin: From money we understand to money that understands us" was published in 2017 with a foreword by Andrew Haldane, Chief Economist at the Bank of England. In the London School of Economics (LSE) Review of Books It was described as a timely and illuminating contribution which should be widely read by graduate students of finance, financial law and related topics, as well as policymakers involved in financial regulation.

Marc Sel

Marc Sel, Trust Warp, Belgium

I am an independent security consultant. Previously I worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers 'Advisory Services' in Belgium as a Director, specialised in ICT Security and Performance. I joined them in 1989 as a Consultant. Over time, I specialised in the field of security, both from the technical and from the organisational/management perspective. I performed specialised in-depth reviews, assisted clients with the selection of solutions, and performed implementations. Areas I worked in include authorisations and access control, biometric recognition, network security, PKI, smartcards, as well as information security organisation legislation and policies, standards and guidelines.

Prior to PwC I was with Esso, where I worked for two years as a Systems Programmer on IBM mainframes, and two years as a Technical Analyst in the Breda Headquarters. I moved to Esso after a stay of approximately 4 years with Bell Telephone Manufacturing Company, where I developed and delivered training courses on all aspects of digital telephony. Initially after my first graduation I joined Texas Instruments as Internal Sales Engineer in their Brussels semiconductor department for 18 months.

I was born in Antwerp, Belgium. I obtained degrees from Technicum North Antwerp (Antwerp, Belgium - 1980), Brussels Free University (VUB, Brussels, Belgium, 1984) and Royal Holloway, University Of London, UK, 2002

Igor Marcolongo

Igor Marcolongo, Head of Business Compliance Unit, InfoCert

Igor Marcolongo is the Head of the Business Compliance unit in InfoCert, the leading Qualified Trust Service Provider in Europe.
Focused on the intersection between compliance, business needs and technology, with his team Igor helps many organizations in Finance, HealthCare, Insurance, Utilities and Public Government sectors, to re-build their processes in the digital world, achieving their targets of customer experience, compliance, market development. Expert of trust frameworks and passionate with people, loves to observe how the technological development influence societies and organizations.

Vicy Manaila

Viky Manaila, International Expert in the field of electronic signatures, digital identity and digital transformation processes.

Viky Manaila is an international expert in the field of electronic signatures, digital identity and digital transformation processes, who has successfully promoted the use of electronic signatures and electronic business globally.
She has been technical expert to the European Commission for instituting Regulation 910/2014 (eIDAS) on electronic identity assurance and the design and roll-out of European, cross-nation e-procurement platforms and operations.
Viky Manaila has detailed in-depth knowledge of regulations, technologies and policies in digitisation and digital identities in the EU and US, and has advised for over 12 years the global pharmaceutical and life sciences industry. She was involved from the very beginning in projects established by the biopharmaceutical industry to speed its transformation to a fully electronic environment by using digital identity and electronic signatures.
She is member of different high level working groups set up by the European Commission, ETSI and the US Government aimed at aligning policy and operations around trust identity, digital signatures and cross-recognition.
Viky has successfully contributed to standardization work for the global acceptance of European Trust Services, as an expert in ETSI ESI Specialist Task Force 560. Global Acceptance of EU Trust Services is a study of existing trust services that operate in different regions of the world and their possible mutual recognition or global acceptance. The eIDAS Regulation and corresponding standards go beyond EU boundaries, proving that interoperability and cross-border legal recognition are the keys for global electronic commerce and transactions.

Muhamed Turkanovic

Dr. Muhamed Turkanović, University of Maribor – Blockchain Lab

Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Institute of Informatics.

In 2016 received his PhD in the field of Computer Science and Informatics on the topic of cryptographic authentication protocols within the Internet of Things. He is the author of a number of highly quoted articles with an impact factor in the field of computer science and informatics.

He has more than 10 years of industry experience on an international base as a developer, technical development manager, technical director and owner of IT companies, etc. In 2017, he habilitated for the assistant professor and started working as a lecturer at the University of Maribor, where he teaches subjects related to data technology and data protection.

From the year 2017 to the present, under the auspices of the Institute of Informatics:
(1) he conducted numerous invited professional or scientific lectures either locally or in abroad;
(2) received a prize for the Sentinel of Science in the field of computer science and informatics for the conscientious work of reviewing for more than 30 international scientific and professional journals,
(3) founded and runs the Blockchain Lab:UM group - a multidisciplinary team of researchers, developers and consultants who design, develop and evaluate solutions and services based on blockchain technology;
(4) established and guided the development of the EduCTX project - the first blockchain platform for digital micro-certificates;
(5) is the ERDF-coordinator for the international Interreg Alpine Space project Smart Villages;
(6) is the UM’s coordinator for the H2020 project Digital Europe for All;
(7) is the Head of Operation of the Digital Innovation Hub UM;
(8) is a member of the Council of the Research and Development Center of the University of Maribor (RAZ: UM;
(9) organized several Workshops on the topic of Blockchain for the public and for UM students;
(10) as an expert in Blockchain technology participated in many round tables and media broadcasts;
(11) in 2018 received the award for his professional work from UM FERI;
(12) as a mentor led a student research project on blockchain technology and smart contracts;
(13) conducted several successful workshops on the topic of blockchain in Slovenia and abroad (KMO & LTEC 2018);
(14) participated in the organisation of International Conference on Big Data Analytics and Intelligent Technologies in India;
(15) participated in the program committee of professional and scientific conferences.

His current research is focused on the following topics: advanced database technologies, blockchain, smart contracts, cryptography, and big data.

Tolis Apladas

Apostolos (Tolis) Apladas, Program Manager of electronic identity and digital signing services, European Commission

Tolis graduated as an Electrical and Electronics Engineer from the University of Patras, Greece and following a successful career in Greece and Germany, he started working for the European Commission in 2011.

Since then, Tolis has coordinated several projects in Research and Education domains and lately he is the Solution Owner of the electronic identities and digital signing services in the European Commission. The past 2 years, Tolis and his team are working intensively to boost the penetration of Trust Services inside the European Union Institutes, Agencies and Bodies (EUIBAs), as well as in the EU Member States.

With his expertise in digital transformation, Tolis is always seeking opportunities, to transform the way European citizens interact with the services offered by the EUIBAs as well as to assist the private and public sector within EU to establish citizens-centric, interoperable services of great value.

Ana Rosa Guzmán

Ana Rosa Guzmán, Area Manager for Planning and Governance, Secretariat-General for Digital Administration, Spain

Ana Rosa Guzmán is a computer and software engineer, a psychologist and a Spanish ICT civil servant. She works for the General Secretariat of Digital Administration in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation. Among her responsibilities are the national coordination for the adoption of the Single Digital Gateway Regulation in Spain and the Spanish representation in several European initiatives focused on public service digitalization, standardisation and interoperability

Alexander Bielowski

Alexander Bielowski, Enterprise Business Architect, ICTU

Experienced Business Process Management Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in TOGAF, Business Process, Business Process Design and Enterprise Architecture.

Frank Leyman

Frank Leyman, Head of International Relations, BOSA

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.

After 6 years he joined the Belgian National Telecom operator BELGACOM where he was in charge of setting up the Corporate Services Sector. After 3 years he was appointed as Distribution Channels Director for the Belgacom Group.

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.

Detlef Hühnlein

Detlef Hühnlein, Director of go.eIDAS e.V. (go.eIDA.AS)

Dr. Detlef Hühnlein is CEO and Founder of ecsec GmbH (www.ecsec.de) and Director of go.eIDAS e.V. (go.eID.AS) and has more than twenty years of professional experience in the area of IT-security, received a doctoral degree in cryptography from TU Darmstadt, gives lectures about electronic signatures, internet security and identity management at different universities, (co-)authored more than 100 papers for refereed journals and conferences and frequently gives talks at national and international IT security events. He has been actively involved in various community driven initiatives including Open eCard, Common eID, Open Signature and 2fa.jetzt as well as projects in the area of electronic signatures and identity management including ID4health, SkIDentity, FutureID, SyncEnc, AUDITOR, FutureTrust, C'EST BON and serves as expert in different standardization initiatives at DIN, CEN, ETSI, ISO and OASIS.

 

Frank Leyman

Frank Leyman, Head of International Relations, BOSA

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.

After 6 years he joined the Belgian National Telecom operator BELGACOM where he was in charge of setting up the Corporate Services Sector. After 3 years he was appointed as Distribution Channels Director for the Belgacom Group.

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.

Frank Leyman

Frank Leyman, Head of International Relations, BOSA

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.

After 6 years he joined the Belgian National Telecom operator BELGACOM where he was in charge of setting up the Corporate Services Sector. After 3 years he was appointed as Distribution Channels Director for the Belgacom Group.

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.

Frank Leyman

Frank Leyman, Head of International Relations, BOSA

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.

After 6 years he joined the Belgian National Telecom operator BELGACOM where he was in charge of setting up the Corporate Services Sector. After 3 years he was appointed as Distribution Channels Director for the Belgacom Group.

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.

Frank Leyman

Frank Leyman, Head of International Relations, BOSA

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.

After 6 years he joined the Belgian National Telecom operator BELGACOM where he was in charge of setting up the Corporate Services Sector. After 3 years he was appointed as Distribution Channels Director for the Belgacom Group.

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.

Previous Attendees

Microsoft
OneTrust
SIGNICAT
BULLARDS
BuyPass
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ISSE Webinar Series 2020

Day 1- 17th November
John Eric Setsaas

John Erik Setsaas

Why don't you know who I am?
The battle to on-board

Webinar 1: 17th November 2020, 11.00 - 12.15 CET 

  • Chair: Jon Shamah, EJ Consultants, EEMA Chairman, Belgium
  • Welcome speech by Jon Shamah
  • John Erik Setsaas,  VP Identity and Innovation, Signicat, Norway
    The Battle to Onboard. Results from the 2020 research
  • David Rihak, Digital Identity Director, ADUCID, Czech Republic,
    Triangle Authentication for Secure Identity Recovery
  • Katryna Dow, CEO, Meeco, UK
    The Future Proof CIAM Bridge
Kim Cameron

Kim Cameron

''Why doesn't real digital identity exist?'
One single digital identity does not fit all - answers and possible solutions

Webinar 2: 17th November 2020, 15:00-16.15, CET

  • Chair: Heather Flanagan, Principle, Spherical Cow Consulting, USA
  • Pamela Dingle, Director of Identity Standards, Microsoft, USA
  • Dave Birch, Author, Advisor & Commentator on Digital Financial Services, UK
  • Kim Cameron, CIO, Convergence Technology, Canada

ISSE Webinar Series 2020

Day 2 - 18th November
Steve Purser

Steve Purser

The European Single Identity System "Back to the Future"
What are the pros and cons?

Webinar 3: 18th November 2020, 10.00 - 11.15 CET

  • Chair: Steve Pannifer, Director Chief Operations Officer, Consult Hyperion, UK
  • Steve Purser, Head of Core Operations Department at European Union Agency For Cybersecurity (ENISA)
  • Tolis Apladas, Program Manager of Electronic Identity and Digital Signing Services, European Commission,
  • Detlef Hühnlein, Director, go.eIDAS e.V
Igor Marcolongo

Igor Marcolongo

Maintaining the trust in cloud-based signatures
The value of standards, future requirements and solutions

Webinar 4: 18th November 2020, 15.00 - 16.15 CET

  • Chair: Marc Sel, Consultant, Trust Warp, Belgium
  • Igor Marcolongo, Head of Business Compliance, InfoCert, Italy
  • Viky Manaila, CSC board member, digital identity, digital signature & PKI expert
  • Philip Hallenborg, Founder, ZealID, Sweden
    eIDAS Qualified Signature - the emerging gold standard for remote registration

ISSE Webinar Series 2020

Day 3 - 19th November
Frank Leyman

Frank Leyman

Insights to the new European Interoperability Platform
Practical aspects of the three user pilots; technology for secure implementation

Webinar 5: 19th November 2020, 11:00-12.15 CET

  • Chair: Frank Leyman, Head of International Relations, BOSA, Belgium
  • Alexander Bielowski, Enterprise Business Architect, ICTU
  • Hans Graux, Partner, Timelex, Belgium
  • Ana Rosa Guzmán, Area Manager for Planning and Governance, Secretariat-General for Digital Administration, Spain
  • Muhamed Turkanović, Assistant Professor, University of Maribor, Slovenia
Bart Preneel

Bart Preneel

The Cryptographic Year in Perspective
Vision for the future

Webinar 6: 19th November 2020, 14.00 - 15.15 CET

  • Chair: Jon Shamah, EJ Consultants, EEMA Chairman, Belgium
  • Professor Bart Preneel, KU Leuven
    The Cryptographic Year in Perspective
  • Dave Birch, Author, Advisor & Commentator on Digital Financial Services
    A vision for the future ....