Blockchain ID Innovation Night

  • TYPE: Innovation Slam DATE: May 14, 2018 TIME: 19:00 - 24:00
Innovation Night

Up to 10 presentations, 10 Minutes each. Your talk will be rated by a Jury (5+ industry experts, technology professionals, academia, journalists) and by the delegates. The best 2 will get a keynote slot (10 minutes as well) in the main EIC program in front of 800 EIC delegates. The overall winner will win a crypto-prizemoney AND will be nominated for a European Identity Award.

Blockchain ID Innovation Night

We are not looking for “pitches” in a commercial sense where you try to look beautiful in front of a group of investors. It is more a slam-style event where you try to at the same time entertain and convince the crowd that the world will be a better place with your contribution.


  • Introduce or describe a project related to DID management, implementation or application or all of it
  • Propose a new or describe an existing standard or any work on an abstraction layer that provides interoperability above the different DID projects
  • Anything related to SSI Authentication and Identity Verification: Protocols, Processes, Claims exchange
  • Blockchain Consent Management & Link Contracts
  • DID & Privacy

As a presenter, you have to be involved yourself in what you will be talking about. As long as the following Link is still working, there is still at least one presentation slot available: Call for Speakers - Go for it!

Blockchain ID Innovation Night Jury

  Martin Kuppinger
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  Dr. Philipp Giese
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  Naresh Persaud
  CA Technologies
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Register for the European Identity & Cloud Conference and attend the Innovation Night for free

Book your EIC 2018 ticket and visit "Blockchain ID Innovation Night” for free on the day before the conference starts.

Get more information about the European Identity & Cloud Conference, May 15-18, 2018 in Munich / Germany

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Blockchain ID Innovation Night Agenda

Please note that presentations and other event materials are only available to registered participants.
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Monday, May 14, 2018
19:00 - 19:10 Cloudblocks: Attestation Workflows on the Blockchain
Jannik Frisch, Senior Consultant, Devoteam
Christopher Schütze, Principal Consultant, Devoteam
19:20 - 19:30 Bridging Blockchain Identity with the Existing EU eID Infrastructure
Peter Kolarov, Founder, finID
19:40 - 19:50 NEXT Directory and the Road to Innovation
Christopher Spanton, Senior Architect, T-Mobile USA
20:00 - 20:10 A Universal Resolver for Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs)
Markus Sabadello, CEO, Danube Tech
20:20 - 20:30 Identity Relations in the Wild: DID and SSI
Thorsten Niebuhr, CEO, WedaCon
21:00 - 21:10 Permission-Based KYC on the Blockchain
Damian Mifsud, CO-FOUNDER & CEO, JitKYC
Godwin Schembri, Co-Founder + CTO, JitKYC
21:20 - 21:30 Blockchain Based, Automated KYC Process
Katarzyna Kazimierczak, COO, Authenteq
21:40 - 21:50 Connecting the Identity Islands
Maximilian Möhring, Founder / CEO, Keyp
22:00 - 22:10 Federated vs. Distributed vs. Decentralized, is Blockchain Based Identity the Silver Bullet?
Dr. Torsten Lodderstedt, Managing Director, yes IDP GmbH
22:20 - 22:30 Horizontally Scalable Blockchain for Identity & Inclusion
Balázs Némethi, Co-founder, Taqanu
22:40 - 24:00 Discussion (Open End)


Katryna Dow is the founder and CEO of  Meeco ; a personal data platform that enables people to securely exchange data via the API-of-Me with the people and organisations they trust  Katryna has been pioneering personal data rights since 2002, when she envisioned a time when...

Jannik Frisch is Senior Consultant at Devoteam. He started working as a Software Developer and IT-Consultant in the Automotive Industry and then switched to Identity and Access Management. He is part of Devoteams Thought Leadership program and strives to find innovative ways to improve IAM with...

Katarzyna Kazimierczak is COO at Authenteq, an automatic identity verification, and privacy platform, that issues a blockchain, self-owned and controlled digital ID. Katarzyna has lived and worked in five countries and acquired over 10 years of experience dealing with legal, financial and...

Peter is an experienced entrepreneur who spent the past 10 years architecting, developing and selling cybersecurity, identity & access management, and compliant e-signature solutions to global customers in finance and public verticals. Innovator, product developer and solution architect with...

Damian has over 15 years of experience in compliance and payments for regulated financial businesses. His career spans some major financial institutions such as Barclays Merchant Services, Omnipay, and MasterCard. Damian is a risk management specialist and the founder of QGen, a global...

Starting during his childhood, Maximilian grew more and more fascinated with technology and started modifying desktop PCs with his dad. Driven by curiosity, he has always been trying to understand the inner workings of systems and has been looking for new technologies. Not surprisingly, he...

Thorsten has more than 20 years’ experience within the field of Directory Technologies, Identity Management and Data Privacy. As a technical trainer, consultant and developer he co-developed one of the first Identity Management Solutions which was fully driven by Entity-Relationship...

Balázs Némethi is a wholehearted young entrepreneur working in fintech. With a degree in architecture, he is harnessing his system thinking mindset to look beyond currently existing solutions and create a positive impact with the use of technology. Currently he is building a...

Markus Sabadello has been a pioneer and leader in the field of digital identity for many years and has contributed to cutting-edge technologies that have emerged in this space. He has been an early participant of decentralization movements such as the Federated Social Web, Respect Network, and...

Godwin has over 25 years experience in software development in the payments industry. With many years spent as CTO leading product innovation, solution architectures, cloud and mobile deployments, large-scale project planning, technology partnerships, professional training, high volume...

Christopher has 15 years of experience leading adoption of virtualization and cloud technologies in highly regulated environments across healthcare and telecom. Christopher is currently Senior Architect in T-Mobile's Cloud Center of Excellence, where he drives research and development of...

Background: John Tolbert is a Lead Analyst and Managing Director of KuppingerCole, Inc (US). As Lead Analyst, John covers a number of different research areas, outlined below. John also advises cybersecurity and IAM vendors, from startups to Fortune 500 companies, regarding their product and...

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  • May 14, 2018 19:00 - 24:00

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