News > Dave Birch to Present Identity for the New World at Trust in the Digital Life

Internationally-recognised thought leader in digital identity and digital money to deliver opening keynote

BRUSSELS, 14th APRIL 2016 –  EEMA, TDL (Trust in Digital Life) and IDnext today announced that David Birch, Innovation Director at Consult Hyperion and visiting professor at the Surrey University Business School, will deliver the opening keynote at Trust in the Digital World. The internationally-recognised thought leader on digital identity and digital money will present ‘Identity for the New World’ on 15th June at the Babylon Center in The Hague.

Now in its 4th year, Trust in the Digital World is an annual two-day conference which this year considers the business impact of disruptive technologies, focussing on European public and private trust related to cybersecurity, privacy, identity and cloud.

David Birch comments on his forthcoming keynote: “We need an identity management infrastructure that works for Barclays Bank, Ashley Madison, LinkedIn and the Witness Protection Programme. It’s hard, but we know how to do it. Why don’t we start work on it now?”

Trust in the Digital World is organised by three highly respected and successful, international, non-profit industry organisations –  EEMA, TDL and IDnext. The conference is supported by Gemeente Den Haag (GDH), DG CONNECT (European Commission) and ENISA.

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