Call for Speakers

Thank you for your interest to become a speaker at CIW 2017. As a speaker, you play a vital role in the educational, innovational and communicational objectives for the event. We appreciate your commitment of time and expertise to make CIW 2017 successful. Please bookmark the event homepage and refer to this page to get updates.

CIW 2017 Agenda and Session Formats

Key Topics

CIW is about the future of Consumer Identity Management. As this is a hot area and we need to keep the agenda and its key topics agile during preparation. So please check the conference site from time to time to find out the latest developments.

CIW 2017 will cover the following topics:

  • Consumer Identity & Access Management (CIAM) - The need to combine Identity & Access Management and Customer Relationship Management
  • Consumer First - User-friendly login procedures while preventing your customers from fraud and cyber risks
  • The GDPR clock is ticking: Be prepared for May 25, 2018
  • Consent Life Cycle Management - every consumer must be able to control the access of his personal information
  • Privacy by Design - secure personal information in a strategic and user-friendly way
  • Customer Experience (CX) - how to provide a remarkable user journey
  • PSD2 - the Payment Service Directive version 2 will be in force January 2018
  • Get the latest Market Overview: Available CIAM Solutions and their Maturity Level
  • ...

Agenda Format

CIW will consist of up to 2 parallel session streams. You can submit an individual presentation, an interview or be part of a panel discussion with 3-5 panelists. Panels are moderated by KuppingerCole analysts. There are also some keynote sessions available through this call. Keynotes last 15 - 20 minutes.

As CIW takes place in three regions (APAC - Singapore, USA -Seattle & EUROPE-Paris) to different times of the year but with the same key topics. You can apply as a speaker for one, two or all three events please just choose your preferred location(s) in the application formula.

Share Your Experience. Share Your Thoughts

The Consumer Identity world offers a great choice of in-depth educational formats. Within this call, you can propose:

  • a panel discussion
  • a best-practise presentation
  • a single presentation
  • a keynote

IMPORTANT: If your company is providing solutions and/or services in markets, which are covered by the topics of this conference, then we will consider your proposals for panel discussions, not for single presentations.

Click here to submit your application


  Speaker Key Dates - CIW USA (Seattle)

  July 15th, 2017 Call for speakers CIW USA is closed

  July 20th, 2017 Draft CIW USA Agenda published

  July 30th, 2017 Final speaker for CIW USA notifications sent

  August 29th, 2017 Final Presentations for CIW USA begin to be transmitted

  September 5th, 2017 Final Presentations deadline for CIW USA

  September 12th, 2017 CIW USA in Seattle 2017 begins


  Speaker Key Dates - CIW EUROPE (Paris)

  August 11th, 2017 Call for speakers CIW EUROPE closes

  August 22nd, 2017 Draft CIW EUROPE Agenda published

  August 30th, 2017 Final speaker for CIW EUROPE notifications sent

  September 13th, 2017 Final Presentations for CIW EUROPE begin to be transmitted

  November 20th, 2017 Final Presentations for CIW EUROPE deadline

  November 27th, 2017 CIW EUROPE in Paris begins


Speaker Key Dates - CIW APAC (Singapore)

  September 11th, 2017 Call for speakers CIW APAC closes

  September 25th, 2017 Draft CIW APAC Agenda published

  October 1st, 2017 Final speaker for CIW APAC notifications sent

  November 27th, 2017 Final Presentations for CIW APAC begin to be transmitted

  December 6th, 2017 Final Presentations deadline for CIW APAC

  December 13th, 2017  CIW APAC in Singapore 2017 begins


Speaker Entitlements

In exchange for your contribution, speakers who are selected to deliver a conference session will receive a complimentary conference registration. As a speaker, you do not need to register. If receiving a speaker notification, you will be automatically registered for the appropriate event.

Speakers must deliver their session at the event to be eligible for the complimentary registration. This complimentary registration is given to the speaker and not aligned with the session. It covers all days of the event at the location you are speaking.

If your organization does not allow you to accept a complimentary pass that KuppingerCole may provide, please inform

Speaker Preparation Materials

As a confirmed CIW 2017 speaker, you will be added to our speakers mailing list and receive all information you need to prepare and attend through email.

Submitting your Presentation

Final presentations are to be submitted in PDF format and will be made available for event attendees via download. If you don´t want your presentation to be generally available to attendees, you will have an option to restrict it from download when you submit the presentation for review.

Venues, Hotels, Travel Assistance

We try to help wherever we can, but our resources are limited... Please get in touch with our team if you have difficulty finding a hotel etc. Information on the conference venues and available hotels can be found here.