EEMA Announces Full Agenda for 30th Annual Conference

Fiona Hawkins Member News

‘Privacy vs Identity – Opportunity and Challenges’

BRUSSELS, 12th JUNE 2017 –  EEMA,  the leading independent not for profit, European think tank focussing on identification, authentication, privacy, risk management, cyber security, the Internet of Things and mobile applications, today announced the full agenda for its 30th annual conference.  Entitled ‘Privacy vs Identity – Opportunity and Challenges’ the programme will focus on topics including Blockchain, IoT, GDPR compliance, mobile identity, big data analytics and the impact of artificial intelligence on the digital economy.
This year the EEMA annual conference takes place on 4th and 5th July 2017, at the Microsoft Headquarters in London. More than 50 speakers representing governments, academia, businesses, public sector and industry bodies, will present across a 10-track programme that includes seminars, panel debates and networking opportunities. EEMA has also confirmed five high-profile keynote speakers….

•    Siim Sikkut, CIO of Estonia
•    Dave Birch, Director of Innovation, Consult Hyperion
•    Guillaume Forget, Director, Cryptomathic
•    Julian Ranger, Chairman, digi.me
•    Brandon Murdoch, Partner Software Engineer, Identity Division, Microsoft

The list of organisations presenting at the EEMA annual conference includes ABN AMRO, AMF Ventures, Atos, Austrian Federal Computing Centre, Barclays Bank, BCS, BeCybersure, B.EST Solutions, Coventry University, Cryptomathic, DCS Consulting, Defenddigitalme, digi.me, ecsec, ENISA, equensWorldine, IBM, Intel, IS-practice, iWelome, LSE, Microsoft, MIDAS, Mydex, NEC, Pen Test Partners, SEALED.BE, Signicat, Sitekit, Thales, Trustcore, TUBITAK, University of Southampton, V-ICT-OR and Verizon. The conference will also include presentations from members of the European Trust Foundation including EEMA, Kantara Initiative, IDnext, MEF and TDL.

Chair of EEMA, Jon Shamah will open the conference and he states: “The opportunities and challenges of privacy and identity were at the forefront of our very first annual conference. 30 years later the digital and geographically mobile world in which we all work and play looks very different, giving rise to a whole new set of technology, policy, cultural and commercial issues that we will be addressing in London.”

The 30th annual EEMA conference is being hosted by Microsoft and supported by Cryptomathic and DG CONNECT (European Commission). Registrations are open now and complimentary passes are available for members of the media. To request a press pass please contact Graham Thatcher on Tel: +44 (0) 7933 673 240 or Email: graham.thatcher@prbychief.com

Download in pdf: Annual conference agenda – FINAL