Identity World – EKSISTENZ to participate

Held in conjunction with World e-ID & Cybersecurity, IDENTITY WORLD is the new forum to address the challenge of providing a legal identity for 1.5 billion people in the emerging countries.

Gathering public, private and NGOs stakeholders, IDENTITY WORLD explores how trusted technologies support individual’s identity and fosters global development at multiple levels: technologies, financing, social inclusion, legal, humanitarian…

Already 20 eminent speakers have confirmed and will be on stage to share their expertise and experience.

Within Smart Security Week, additional learning, networking and innovation discovery events are also part of the agenda: exhibition & demos, workshops & tutorials, awards ceremony… along with multiple bridges with the co-located conferences addressing identity for development, IoT security , cyberthreat intelligence.

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Smart Security Week 2017

Smart Security Week 2017 is to be held in Marseille, France this September. Since its creation, Smart Security Week has become one of the major meetings in the industry. With its 4 co-located conferences and their common exhibition, the event is specifically designed for intense networking and technical discussions between 1000 trusted technologies professionals from over 60 countries.

It takes place this September 25, 26, 27 in Marseille, France. For more information visit


On May 25th/26th, EKSISTENZ joined with the Porvoo Group for the EKSISTENZ Final Event, bringing together a wide range of speakers and topics with a focus on what comes next in relation to identity in this changing world. It was hosted by Agenzia per l’Italia Digitale (AgID). The agenda can be downloaded here and the official conference website can be found here.

The conference considered how the various initiatives can support the movement towards having more mature and valuable interoperable identity schemes. The programme was arranged by the Porvoo Group, and eForum representing the EKSISTENZ Project supported by EEMA.

A core focus of the Porvoo Group is keeping abreast of what the national representatives are doing in their own countries. There were, therefore, updates from a variety of countries including Estonia, Belgium and Finland. Additional insights were provided from outside the EU and there was also a focus on how this experience can best be shared with the developing world and also, how the existing networks can strengthen their cooperation.

In addition to updates on eIDAS, there were reports on the work of no fewer than six ongoing EU funded projects in the field:

  • LIGHTest

For more information, visit the conference website here.