News > Trust in the Digital World 2016 Call for Contributions Open

BRUSSELS, 23rd MARCH 2016 –  EEMA, TDL (Trust in Digital Life) and IDnext are inviting contributions to present at the 4th annual Trust in the Digital World conference. This year the conference will consider the business impact of disruptive technologies, focussing on European public and private trust related to cybersecurity, privacy, identity and Cloud. Trust in the Digital World 2016 takes place on 15th and 16th June at the Babylon Center in The Hague, Netherlands.

The format for Trust in the Digital World 2016 is a mixture of practical demonstrations, presentations, panel discussions and “un-conference” sessions covering key challenges, visions and strategies. This conference is an indispensable event for those in business, public sector and government who are involved in the policy, security, systems and processes surrounding trust.

Presentation and demonstration topics that are welcomed (but are not limited to) include:

  • Evolution towards an eSociety
  • Succeeding in Business in a Mobile World
  • Transformative IT through Agile Cloud Solutions
  • Securing the Cloud
  • Smart Cities and Cars– smart connected citizens
  • CyberSecurity for SMEs
  • Social identity – turning around the value chain
  • Avoiding a CyberSecurity Disaster – Risk Management & Governance
  • Disrupting Markets with the Internet of Things (IOT)
  • Blockchain IDentity: sounds too good to be true. Is it?
  • Advances in Federated Identity & IAM
  • Privacy in a digital world: guiding the future
  • eIDAS & NIS-directive developments
  • Progress of eSig/eSeal related Markets & Standards
  • Local Dutch National Initiatives & Debate
  • H2020 & Large Scale Pilots reports and results

The deadline to submit a proposal is 10th April with successful applicants being notified on 27th April. For further information and to submit a proposal visit

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.


About EEMA
EEMA, is the leading independent European proactive think tank focussing on identification, authentication, risk management, cyber security, the Internet of Things and mobile applications.  EEMA’s world class conferences provide the forum to network with digital enterprise experts, high level EC and other government experts. Meanwhile, its series of high level fireside briefings in Brussels and London provide the ideal forum for industry leaders to tackle controversial hot topics in an intimate, invitation only setting.

Through collaboration with EU & Global Partners, EEMA has an established and growing network throughout Europe. This community provides the ideal platform to disseminate information and share expertise regarding the high-profile and significant EU projects EEMA is involved in. Visit for more information, or email:

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About Trust in Digital Life
Our vision is a vibrant digital Europe that benefits both business and citizens and that all have reason to trust.

TDL’s mission is to create a trusted ecosystem that protects data and assets of citizens and enterprises through which industry can provide innovative and trustworthy ICT products and solutions across Europe.

The community is open for all parties willing to exchange knowledge and experience, and sharing customer and market insights and commitments, for joint research and cross sector development trajectories. The ambition is to develop a well-balanced community with contribution of leading edge industry parties, knowledge institutes, law firms, user groups, trade associations, policy makers and local governments. Participants of the TDL community can:

  • Influence the European state-of-the-art vision on Trust in Digital Life.
  • Share and enrich their knowledge and insights on law, markets, and technology with complementary leading edge industry parties, knowledge institutes, and policy makers.
  • Create promising opportunities for public-private research projects in European framework programs.
  • Identify themselves with high quality content and papers.
  • Validate and improve their (business) strategy.

 About IDnext
The main mission of the IDnext association is to create an open and independent platform to support and facilitate innovative approaches in the world of Digital identity, create awareness about Digital Identity, provide a knowledge and networking platform for experts in IT, Business and Marketeers as a European centre of expertise, and to ensure that everyone connected with the association stays at the forefront of technology, services and business by supporting innovation and by stimulating and supporting knowledge exchange and collaboration.

The IDnext association provides a single point of entry for (leading) IT and Business professionals throughout Europe.The IDnext association can be your starting point to connect, collaborate and find specific information related to Digital Identity and acts a community.

IDnext association aims to disseminate knowledge and experience by organizing events and workshops etc. on a variety of themes, using expertise within the world of IT and Business. Furthermore, it is an independent not-for-profit network organisation uniting a variety of experts in the world of the Digital Identity; e.g software vendors, system integrators, service and knowledge providers, advisers, governmental organisations, research and knowledge institutions.

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