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June 4 - 7, 2024
Elevating Identity for an Upgraded Reality
European Identity and Cloud Conference 2024
Europe’s Place to Be for the Digital ID Multiverse
What to expect at the 17th European Identity and Cloud Conference
1500+
Attendees
300+
Speakers
230+
Sessions
60+
Partners
Attending Companies
HDI
TÜV TRUST IT
Philips
HUK-COBURG VVaG
Wacker Chemie
Boehringer Ingelheim
Novozymes
SachsenEnergie AG Informationstechnologie
EON
Finanz Informatik
Daiichi Sankyo EU
Red Bull
European Central Bank
EDEKA
Teambank
OSSBIG Austria
Helvetia Versicherungen IT Competence Hub
Estonian IT Centre
Deutsche Telekom Security
Continentale Krankenversicherung
EnBW
If P&C Insurance
Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration
Allianz
Frankfurter Volksbank
State Street Corporation
Munich Re
Agenda Highlights
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Combined Session
Securing Identity in a Digital Jungle: Battling AI-Driven Digital Injection Attacks
Digital ecosystems continue to grow and expand at record levels as organizations and governments seek to provide remote access and services to meet customer, citizen and employee demand. However,...
Dr. Andrew Newell
iProov
Combined Session
Panel: Latest on eIDAS Legislation and What it Means for People, Business and Government
The European Union's eIDAS (Electronic Identification, Authentication and Trust Services) legislation is a cornerstone in the digital transformation of services across the EU, ensuring secure and...
Viky Manaila
Intesi Group
Dr. Moritz Heuberger
German Federal Ministry of the Interior and Community
Vedran Lalic
European Parliament
And others...
Combined Session
Panel: The Wallets we Want
From Bangalore to Brussels, projects are launched that view wallets as digital public infrastructure serving all people. Hear from leading voices around the world about the current state of...
Martin Kuppinger
KuppingerCole
John Bradley
Yubico
Dirk Balfanz
Google
And others...
Keynote
Counselors in the Modern Era: Advancing Identity Management
We, as an industry, have been working on identity management for quite some time. But, from some perspectives, we haven’t made progress. We have solved many of the problems of user account...
Ian Glazer
Weave Identity
Combined Session
Embracing a Best in Class IAM Solution – the Investor Perspective
Investor appetite for high-impact identity security solutions remains strong, with superior product technology serving as the foundation for growth. As the shift from growth to value investing...
Robin Brandenbusch
Stephens
Philipp von Grawert
Stephens
Combined Session
Decentralized Identity Comes of Age: How Identity Forces Are Making Enterprises Rethink Identity
A significant trend in cybersecurity breaches is the shift from targeting endpoints to hijacking user identities. This evolution marks a significant change in attack vectors, emphasizing the need...
Martin Kuppinger
KuppingerCole
Mike Neuenschwander
KuppingerCole Analysts AG
Keynote
Navigating the New IGA Frontier: Harnessing LLM AI Agents with Dynamic Authorization
In the rapidly evolving landscape of Identity Governance and Administration (IGA), this keynote delves into the revolutionary impact of large language models (LLMs) as autonomous agents in...
Patrick Parker
EmpowerID
Keynote
Misinformation, Disinformation, Malinformation: How to Build Public Trust in a Crisis-Shaken World
In an era where misinformation, disinformation, and malinformation flood our digital channels, discerning truth from falsehood has become a formidable challenge. The implications are profound,...
Joni Brennan
Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada
Pre-conference Event
Open Source Foundations: Building a Gen AI Stack with the Mixtral 8x7b LLM
Welcome to "Constructing the Future," a 4-hour intensive bootcamp designed to get you going with Generative AI in Building a solid yet flexible and secure tech stack. This workshop is tailored for...
Marina Iantorno
KuppingerCole
Jianchao Wang
AltoSice
Combined Session
Finding the Right Passwordless Authentication Solution
Passwordless Authentication has become a popular and catchy term. The term Passwordless Authentication is used to describe a set of identity verification solutions that do not rely on passwords....
Alejandro Leal
KuppingerCole
Keynote
Can you trust AI in IAM?
Generative AI is significantly transforming the landscape of Identity and Access Management, making it more efficient, secure, and responsive to modern needs. This transformation is evident in...
Marco Venuti
Thales
Jason Keenaghan
Thales
Keynote
Building Trust in a World of Misinformation and Crisis: Navigating the Storm
In a time rife with misinformation, disinformation, and malinformation, the "Navigating the Storm" keynote panel session addresses the urgent need to establish public trust. This panel explores...
Joni Brennan
Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada
Hila Meller
Leading Cyber Ladies | Fingerprints
Drs. Jacoba C. Sieders
Independent
And others...
Combined Session
Recovering Boléro and the Death of Authenticity
Maurice Ravel's Boléro is one of the world’s most well-known classical pieces, in part due to its simplicity: eighteen minutes of repeated rhythms and melodies make it easy to grasp....
Mike Kiser
SailPoint
Combined Session
Top Risks of Identity and Credential-Based Cyberattacks
This session explores the pressing risks posed by identity and credential-based cyber attacks, spotlighting live demonstrations to expose vulnerabilities and real-world examples that underscore...
Joseph Carson
Delinea
Combined Session
The DNA of Digital ID – Enabling Roaming Wallets
OIX has analysed eight Digital ID trust frameworks: US, Canada, EU, UK, Singapore, Thailand, MOSIP and Bank ID Sweden. The goal was to see if their policies could be expressed in a consistent way...
Nick Mothershaw
The Open Identity Exchange
Combined Session
Biometric Myths and Legends
Biometric authentication has achieved huge success in consumer applications like smartphones, payment cards and door locks. However several myths and misconceptions surrounding biometrics remain...
Hila Meller
Leading Cyber Ladies | Fingerprints
Keynote
eIDAS 2.0: Game On, But What game is it?
The starting gun has been fired and eIDAS 2.0 is under way. Legislation is finalised, large scale pilots are under way, and technology is being built. It’s the world’s largest digital...
Andrew Tobin
Gen Digital
Annet Steenbergen
Independent Advisor
Keynote
Crossing the Chasm: Trusted and Seamless Digital Identity Wallets Going Mainstream
What differentiates a digital identity wallet system from the currently widely deployed federated identity system is users' ability to be able to present attributes about themselves directly to...
Kristina Yasuda
SPRIND - German Federal Agency for Disruptive Innovation
Combined Session
AI's Shadow Realm: Navigating the Ethical Abyss
Let´s have a look at the complex and often overlooked underbelly of Artificial Intelligence (AI), exploring the multifaceted ethical, social, and technical challenges that emerge as AI...
Emilie van der Lande
Independent
Combined Session
The Surprising eIDAS2 Opportunity: to Unleash a new €bn Market for "Empowerment Tech"
New digital identity wallets will transform the digital customer relationship - and our digital economy - forever. 
Jamie Smith
Customer Future Ltd.
Paolo De Rosa
European Commission
Combined Session
Frameworks in Focus: Navigating Regulatory Landscapes for Digital ID and AI
In this talk Drs. Jacoba Sieders presents a comprehensive overview of the regulatory frameworks governing Digital ID and AI technologies. "Frameworks in Focus" aims to demystify the legal...
Drs. Jacoba C. Sieders
Independent
Combined Session
Best Practice: DIDs and Verifiable Credentials in the Construction Industry
Many different stakeholders are involved in a construction project, such as general contractors, sub-contractors, suppliers, architects, and workers. The site operator must ensure that anyone...
Dr. Andre Kudra
esatus AG
Azita Hosseini-Nejad
esatus AG
Franziska Meilhammer
tibe.io / Lindner AG
Combined Session
Next-Gen Solutions: How Generative AI will Reshape Businesses
This session will explore the influence of generative AI across various business and commercial sectors, highlighting its impact on startups, established businesses, and entire industries. The...
Aishwarya Rai
Sofy.AI
Combined Session
Redefining Human Identity in the AI Era: From Digital Evolution to AI Integration
This session features an odyssey across the landscape of conceptions and practices of “Identity” starting from the pre-internet history, through early digital identity approaches of...
Joe Andrieu
Legendary Requirements
Drummond Reed
Gen Digital
Joni Brennan
Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada
And others...
Combined Session
Explainable AI for Internal Threat Detection in a Mixed Identity Landscape
Did a John Doe make a sudden quick transaction of the entire procurement cycle from purchase requisition to purchase order to payment, very quickly than typical transactions? Did "John Doe" create...
Sayantan Polley
Technology Risk Partners
Combined Session
The AI Pivot: From Products to [Life Management] Ecosystems in the Next Digital Epoch
"The AI Pivot" session at EIC 2024 offers a deep dive into the transformative journey from traditional product- and vendor-centric (digital) business models to robust, networked and agents based...
Martin Kuppinger
KuppingerCole
Joerg Resch
KuppingerCole
Patrick Parker
EmpowerID
And others...
Combined Session
Multi Region - Multi Hyperscaler: The Crucial Role of Identity Providers in Modern IT Architecture and How to Ensure Their Availability
In a modern Zero Trust based IT architecture, the IDP is one of the most central components and therefore one of the most critical ones. As all the requests within the network need to be...
Dr. Heiko Klarl
iC Consult
Stephanus Rieger
BMW AG
Gerald Maier
BMW AG
Combined Session
Panel: Bridging Borders: Achieving Global Interoperability for Identity and Payment Wallets
The "Bridging Borders" session at EIC 2024 focuses on the pivotal challenge and opportunity of creating a seamless global framework for identity and payment wallets. As digital transformation...
Didier Serra
Gen Digital
Marie Austenaa
Visa Europe
Franklin Garrigues
TD Bank Group
And others...
Keynote
Les Miserables of the Cyber Frontier: The Dueling Narratives of Decentralized Identities
Markus Sabadello & Nat Sakimura, two of digital identity’s leading pioneers in discussion. How decentralized are today's 'decentralized' projects, really? How did we get here? Where do...
Markus Sabadello
Danube Tech
Nat Sakimura
OpenID Foundation
Pre-conference Event
Decentralized ID Basics, Trends & Adoption: Strategic Insights Sprint for Executives
This first part of the EIC2024 Decentralized ID Deployment Bootcamp is a fast-paced, high-level overview on the rapidly evolving landscape of decentralized identity offering executives a...
Martin Kuppinger
KuppingerCole
Drs. Jacoba C. Sieders
Independent
Dominik Beron
walt.id
Combined Session
Wallet Security Mechanisms for the Decentralized Ecosystem
The concept of building trust relationships is an integral part of a decentralized ecosystem. A verifier must trust the identities of issuers to ensure the authenticity and integrity of data and a...
Paul Bastian
Bundesdruckerei GmbH
Combined Session
Control AI with Prompt Engineering
Have you ever wanted to control a powerful AI? Now you can, with prompt engineering! Prompt engineering is the art of using specific instructions, or prompts, to tell large language models...
Dr. Maryleen Amaizu
Alan Turing Institute, BPP University
Combined Session
Graph-Based Harmony: Simplifying Zero Trust Authorization in the Age of Data Breaches
In the face of escalating data breaches and relentless attacks on identity, the imperative to establish robust Zero Trust (ZT) architectures has never been more urgent. Yet, the complexity of this...
Alexandre Babeanu
3Edges
Max Schrems
Privacy Advocate
Keynote
Consent Is Dead
It’s time for a gut check on digital consent. Personal data usage and monetization are out of control, and “Pay Or OK” was inevitable. At a time when we’re witnessing a...
Eve Maler
Venn Factory
Combined Session
Too Many Hats, Too Little Time: Embracing AI for Professional Mastery
In this engaging and informative presentation, based on the principles outlined in "Too Many Hats, Too Little Time," attendees will explore innovative strategies for integrating generative AI into...
Michael Goldrich
Vivander Advisors
Combined Session
How Decentralized Identities can Improve the Security in Enterprise Networks
The session will show how SSI can develop its full potential when used in enterprise communication networks. The speaker will talk about his current research on the integration of SSI in the...
Prof. Dr. Ronald Petrlic
TH Nürnberg
Keynote
The Era of Identity Centric Security & How to Mitigate Identity Related Breaches
The importance of building an identity-centric security framework to address identity security threats, data compliance and optimize the user journey. Learn what ISPM is, and how it can help your...
Gal Helemski
PlainID
Keynote
The EU AI Act: The Challenge of Balancing Responsible Innovation
Kai Zenner from the European Parliament will address the critical facets of the coming EU AI Act, a pioneering regulatory framework aimed at steering the ethical development and deployment of AI...
Kai Zenner
European Parliament
Combined Session
Securing Workload Identities: Best Practices for Tokenizing Third-Party API Keys and Access Tokens
Stolen secrets and credentials are one of the most common ways for attackers to move laterally and maintain persistence in cloud environments. Modern cloud deployments employ secrets management...
Vincenzo Iozzo
SlashID
Combined Session
Panel: Executive Alert: Navigating AI-Driven Security Threats for Boards and C-Suites
This panel explores strategies for constructing AI threat-resistant infrastructures that surpass traditional multi-factor authentication (MFA) measures. With a focus on the executive perspective,...
Patrick Parker
EmpowerID
Andrew Hughes
FaceTec
Joseph Carson
Delinea
And others...
Combined Session
Everything I Needed to Know About Identity Governance I Learned from D&D
In today's digital landscape, organizations face the critical challenge of protecting sensitive data and ensuring appropriate access controls for their resources. Identity governance plays a...
Stephen Hutchinson
Mitsubishi Bank of Tokyo
Keynote
Into the Wild and Beyond the Enterprise
Around the globe countries and continents are taking practical steps towards digital identity infrastructure. Alongside these government initiatives standards bodies and working groups have been...
Katryna Dow
Meeco
Pre-conference Event
Unpacking Authorization Approaches: Policy as Code Versus Traditional Business Needs
In the rapidly evolving landscape of software development and deployment, the prominence of microservices and Kubernetes, allied with the Policy as Code paradigm, has significantly influenced the...
David Brossard
Axiomatics AB
Patrick Parker
EmpowerID
Dr. Phillip Messerschmidt
KuppingerCole
And others...
Combined Session
The Gap in the Current Identity World for Non-Human Identities Which Act as Humans!
Non-human identities are getting more and more important. IAM has the challenge to manage them with the same standards as human identities. Over the last years many tools and best practices have...
Erik Siebler
DXC
Bela Waidelich
Mercedes-Benz Group AG
Combined Session
Will AI be a good neighbor? - Responsible AI 2.1
In the last 10 years machine learning has become ubiquitous and touches all lives in ways that was unimaginable before. The machines can make decisions that required considerable human effort at a...
Sray Agarwal
Fractal AI
Combined Session
Do we need to Internalize Authorization Before we Externalise it?
Compared to externalising authentication, externalising authorization has proven elusive. Yet a combination of the rise of advanced threat actors, regulation, compliance and pressures for greater...
Pieter Kasselman
Microsoft
Combined Session
Introduction to the German EUDI Wallet Project
In June 2023, the German Ministry of Interior presented the whitepaper "Beyond EU Digital Identity Wallet" as a kickoff for the project to define the concept for the upcoming eIDAS 2.0 identity...
Dr. Torsten Lodderstedt
SPRIND - German Federal Agency for Disruptive Innovation
Paul Bastian
Bundesdruckerei GmbH
Combined Session
Panel: Executive Directors Speak: Why We Need More Collaboration
The puzzle of identity. How do we solve it? Collaboration! This panel of Executive Directors from the major identity foundations will discuss how each of our foundations are solving key pieces of...
Joseph Heenan
Authlete Inc
Kay Chopard
Kantara Initiative
Kim Hamilton Duffy
Decentralized Identity Foundation
And others...
Keynote
Epochs of Privacy: The Future History of Identity Integrity
In the panel "Epochs of Privacy: the future history of identity integrity," Privacy professionals and AI Governance experts Lynn Parker Dupree, Kai Zenner, and Max Schrems, and Dr. Scott David...
Dr. Scott David, LL.M.
University of Washington - APL
Max Schrems
Privacy Advocate
Kai Zenner
European Parliament
And others...

Line-Up 2024

Meet the industry's movers and shakers

Michael Goldrich
Founder & Chief Advisor | Author
Vivander Advisors
Emilie van der Lande
Cyber Risk Consultant
Independent
Thomas van Vooren
Director
PwC
Dr. Valentin Knobloch
Founding Partner & Legal Counsel
Souschef Ventures
Linda Jeng
Founder & CEO
Digital Self Labs
Annet Steenbergen
Digital Identity and Seamless Travel
Independent Advisor
John Bradley
Distinguished Architect
Yubico
Dr. Andrea Rossi
IAMONES.ai
Founder
Dirk Backofen
Tribe Lead Digital Identities
T-Systems International GmbH
Yaron Zehavi
Senior Enterprise Architect
Raiffeisen Bank International AG
Dr. Phil Windley
Senior Software Development Manager
Amazon Web Services
James Garza
CEO
Trillium Capital Ltd.
Dr. Daniel Fett
Security and Standardization Expert
Authlete
Suprit Pradhan
Project Manager
National Digital Identity Project of Bhutan, Druk Holding and Investment
Patrick Parker
Founder and CEO
EmpowerID
Dr. Moritz Heuberger
Advisor
German Federal Ministry of the Interior and Community

EIC 2024 Session Streams

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Upgrade Reality
Delve deep into the transformative power of AI, exploring the profound ways it will re-architect both our societal frameworks and business ecosystems. This stream transcends technology, reflecting on our collective human experience in a world where AI seamlessly interweaves with our daily existence.

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Inside: Enterprise Digital ID
Digital ID Beyond the Enterprise
Trends and Innovation
Digital ID Deep Dives
Fortress Identity
Meet the Masterminds of the Digital ID Community
Become part of this global melting pot of creative minds and bring your unique perspective to the realm of digital ID. At EIC, you're not just expanding your network: you're plugging into a collective intelligence that holds the key to the next era of digital identity. Let's elevate identity together to sculpt the future.
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Cruise & Connect
Set sail for unparalleled networking! Join us on the Spree River for an exclusive evening of connections, seated dinner, and a two-hour Berlin sightseeing tour. Elevate your networking game in a unique, picturesque setting.
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Past Highlights
Combined Session
Zero Trust with Zero Buzz
The objective of the talk is to: (10%) Clear out the noise around Zero Trust: why Zero Trust has became a buzzword (20%) Define Zero Trust (60%) Set the journey: how can we...
Pre-conference Event
Prompt Engineering for Identity Security Professionals
ChatGPT mainly is what you make out of it. If you are an author it will help you writing. If you are a tech analyst it will help you create a list of critical capabilities for a certain species of...
Combined Session
Panel: Rethinking Cloud Access Management
We must secure our organization’s processes regardless of what tech they run on. Originally, security leaders had leverage. We controlled the horizontal. We controlled the vertical. And if...
Pre-conference Event
What’s Hot at the OpenID Foundation
OpenID Foundation leaders and contributors will brief the EIC community on the latest progress and outlook for the OpenID Foundation. As part of this workshop we will cover:  The...
Keynote
Verifiable Credentials for the Modern Identity Practitioner
You heard about Verifiable Credentials and decided to learn more. You found some stuff online, but despite knowing your way thru identity, you still can't really tell how they work in practice...
Blog Post
eIDAS2: A Gamechanger for Global Digital Identity – Implications and Opportunities
As eIDAS2 prepares to go live, its implications extend far beyond the borders of the European Union, setting a new global standard for digital identity management.
Blog Post
Identity Management Trends: Looking Back at EIC 2023 and Ahead to EIC 2024
As we gear up for EIC 2024, it is time to reflect on impactful trends from the previous year's European Identity and Cloud Conference and look ahead to foresee the major trends likely to shape this...
Blog Post
The Identity Wallet Distraction: Refocusing on Ironclad Authentication
In the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity, Identity and Access Management (IAM) stands as the cornerstone of enterprise security strategies. As security and IT professionals, our focus...
Blog Post
EIC 2024: Don’t Miss These Highlight Sessions
The European Identity and Cloud Conference 2024 is approaching. Only three more months until EIC 2024 launches in Berlin, June 4th to June 7th.
Blog Post
There is No Such Thing as Privacy
The last twenty years have seen a massive explosion in the amount of data that can be collected, stored, and processed. Digital technology and the internet have made this possible and cloud...
Blog Post
Navigating the Identity Landscape in the Era of Internet-Connected Devices: Challenges and Solutions
Standfirst: Identity Management plays a crucial role in addressing IoT, IIoT, and IoMT challenges. Avoid the pitfalls by following some key security best practices.
Blog Post
Generative AI in Cybersecurity – It's a Matter of Trust
We cannot deny the fact that Generative AI is a game-changer in almost every industry, including cybersecurity. And yet it is critical for everyone to understand that GenAI does not do magic. It is...
Blog Post
Embracing Decentralized Identity at EIC 2024
In an era dominated by rapid digital transformation, the significance of decentralized identity cannot be overstated. As we navigate a landscape where privacy, security, and user control take...
Blog Post
Digital ID, Web3, and Metaverses
Yes, I said “Metaverses,” not “Metaverse.” Many already exist — such as in manufacturing — and there will be many more, of many different types. We have a lot to expect here, particularly with the...
Blog Post
The Vital Role of Regulation and Policies in Shaping a Secure and Trustworthy Digital Identity Landscape
In today's increasingly interconnected world, digital identity has emerged as a critical component of our daily lives. From accessing online services to conducting financial transactions, our...
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