Call for Speakers

Thank you for your interest to become a speaker at EIC 2018. As a speaker, you play a vital role in the educational, innovational and communicational objectives for the conference. We appreciate your commitment of time and expertise to make EIC 2018 a successful event again. Please bookmark the conference homepage and refer to this page to get updates.

EIC 2018 Agenda and Session Formats

Key Topics

EIC is about the future of information security. This is a hot area and we need to keep the agenda and its key topic areas agile during preparation. So please check the conference site from time to time to find out the latest developments.

EIC 2018 will cover these topics:

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

Agenda Format

Like in previous years, EIC will consist of 4 parallel session streams + Expert Stage. Each session is 1 hr and consists of 1-3 slots covering the session topic. A slot can be an individual presentation, an interview or 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 20 minutes.

Share Your Experience. Share Your Thoughts

European Identity Conference is renowned for its great choice of in-depth educational offerings. Within this call, you can propose:

  • a panel discussion
  • an interactive, workshop-type session 
  • 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


  January 15th, 2018 Call for speakers is closed

  January 25th, 2018 Draft Agenda published

  January 31st, 2018 Final speaker notifications sent

  April 25th, 2018 Final Presentations begin to be transmitted

  May 5th, 2018 Final Presentations deadline

  May 15th, 2018 EIC 2018 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 whole conference.

Speakers must deliver their session at the conference to be eligible for the complimentary registration. This complimentary registration is given to the speaker and not aligned with the session. It covers the whole conference, including all workshops and all pre- and post-conference sessions.

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

Speaker Preparation Materials

As a confirmed EIC 2018 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 conference 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.

Venue, 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 venue and available hotels can be found here.