On January 20, 2015 ABC4Trust presented the results of four years of intense research and piloting of privacy-enhancing authentication solutions  in a full-day event. The meeting took place right in the heart of the European Quarter in Brussels at the new venue of the Representation of the State of Hessen to the EU,
21 Rue Montoyer, Brussels

The date conveniently allowed interested privacy experts to attend the
Summit Event in connection with their travel to attend the Computers,
Privacy and Data Protection Conference
2015 (CPDP) which takes place Wednesday 21 until Friday 23 January, 2015 at Les Halles de Schaerbeek in Brussels, Belgium.


08:45 Registration and Coffee
09:30 Opening & Welcome 
Jochen Marsch
(Representation of the State of Hessen to the EU)
Prof. Dr. Birgitta Wolff
(President of Goethe University Frankfurt)
"EU funded research is keeping up trust in digital society"
Rafael Tesoro Carretero  
(European Commission - Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology - Trust and Security) 
"Privacy-respecting Identity Management
Introduction to ABC4Trust"

Prof. Dr. Kai Rannenberg (Goethe University Frankfurt)
10:30 The Patras Pilot:  “ePolls and evaluations” 
Prof. Dr. Yannis Stamatiou 
(Computer Technology Institute & Press - DIOPHANTUS)
    "Architecture: Mandatory roles and features"
Ahmad Sabouri (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Prof. Dr. Yannis Stamatiou
(Computer Technology Institute & Press - DIOPHANTUS)
11:20 Coffee Break
11:50 The Söderhamn Pilot: “Community interaction platform”
Souheil Bcheri (Eurodocs AB)
    "Architecture: Optional roles and further features"
Ahmad Sabouri (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Souheil Bcheri (Eurodocs AB)
12:40   "Architecture layers"
Ahmad Sabouri (Goethe University Frankfurt)
13:00 Lunch break
14:00 Greeting Address from the European Parliament
Jan Philipp Albrecht (MEP, Greens/EFA, EP Rapporteur General Data Protection Regulation)
14:15 “NSTIC at  4: Putting an ecosystem into operation”
Michael Garcia (Deputy Director National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce - NIST)
15:00 "The ABC4Trust Reference Implementation"
Dr. Michael Østergaard (Miracle A/S)
15:25 "ABC4Trust on Smart Cards"
Dr. Pascal Paillier
15:45 "Privacy-ABC Technology on Mobile Phones"
Gert Læssøe Mikkelsen (Alexandra A/S)
16:05 "A Movie Streaming Application & ABC4Trust as Services on the Cloud"
Dr. Anja Lehmann (IBM Research Zurich)
16:25 Coffee Break
16:45 Panel discussion: “Global and European Identity Initiatives (and ABC4Trust)”
Marit Hansen (Deputy Chief of the Independent Centre for Privacy Protection Schleswig-Holstein, ULD)
 - Ronny Bjones (Microsoft),
 - Neil Clowes (EC - eIDAS Task Force),
 - Robert Seidl (Nokia), 
 - Achim Klabunde (EDPS), 
 - Kai Rannenberg (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Mark Weinmeister
(State Secretary of European Affairs at the Hessian State Chancellery) 
 18:15  Reception; introducing the “ABC4Trusters”




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Please also note the agenda of the upcoming Computers, Privacy and Data Protection conference 2015 which will be held in Brussels 21st - 23rd of January, 2015.