European Identity & Cloud Conference 2018

Wiesbaden, May 2, 2018 – The European Identity & Cloud Conference, taking place May 15 - 18, 2018 at the Infinity Ballhaus Forum Unterschleissheim, Munich/Germany, is Europe’s leading event for Identity and Access Management (IAM), Privacy & GDPR, Blockchain ID, as well as Cybersecurity. For the 12th time KuppingerCole will bring together more than 50 exhibitors and 900+ participants from all over the world, including most leading vendors, end users, thought leaders, visionaries, and analysts.

In 5 parallel tracks, more than 200 international speakers and experts will present many Best Practice presentations and provide a comprehensive overview of future trends as well as practical information about current projects.

„I am very proud of the development of the EIC over the last 12 years and when I think of the past keynotes and sessions that were always far ahead of their time.“ Joerg Resch, managing director at KuppingerCole, states. „I remember Eve Maler's Keynote on "Care and Feeding of Online Relationships", an early and mature vision on Customer Identity. She held that keynote not in 2017, it was already back in 2009!“ he continues.

EIC 2018 covers the following key topics:

  •     Identity & Access Management (IAM) 2020
  •     Customer Identity Management (CIAM) as a Business Enabler in the Age of
  •     Digital Transformation
  •     Privacy & GDPR
  •     Blockchain ID, Privacy & Security
  •     Cybersecurity: Managing & Mitigating Risk
  •     Identity in the Age of AI & Intelligent Assistants



Besides the exhibition and the various sessions within the event’s schedule the EIC conference will once again present the European Identity and Cloud Awards Ceremony on the evening of May 16, 2018. A jury, consisting of KuppingerCole Analysts, will honor extraordinary projects in the field of Identity and Cloud computing during a festive ceremony.

Additionally, EIC 2018 offers three special formats:

During KuppingerCole’s 1st Blockchain ID Innovation Night on Monday 14th, 2018 starting at 7pm up to 10 innovative projects will be presented, all of them related to Blockchain ID technologies, such as Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs) and Self-Sovereign Identity management, implementation and/or application(s). This slam style talks will be rated by a Jury of experts and by the attendees. The overall winner will win a crypto-prizemoney AND will be nominated for a European Identity Award.
   
At the GDPR Excellence Lounge with KuppingerCole’s Analysts Fabian Bauer (Attorney at Law (Germany)) and Frank Naumann (LL.M., Attorney at Law (Germany)) delegates are invited to discuss GDPR & CIAM related questions and challenges in a comfortable setup with experts and peer. The GDPR Excellence Lounge will be open on Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th May from 11am to 3pm.

The recently founded initiative Women in Identity and KuppingerCole invite delegates and all interested persons to a Lunch on May 16th, 2018 at 1pm bringing together women in identity to exchange ideas, work together and promote change. Women in Identity exists to foster new relationships and mentorship between women in our technical field and beyond.

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