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3rd European Digital Identity Roundtable

PROGRAM

Date: 27 September 2022

Location: Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic to the EU

(130, Rue du Trône – 1050 Brussels)

14.30

Arrival, registration and welcome drink

OPENING – European Digital Identity Roundtable 3.0

15.00

Welcoming remarks by Michael Butz, Chairman of the European Signature Dialog and co-host of the event

15.05

Welcoming remarks by Ambassador Jaroslav Zajíček, Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to COREPER I

15.10

Impulse by Dr Kim Nguyen, Managing Director of D-Trust GmbH, a company of the Bundesdruckerei Group, and co-host of the event, on the importance of the eIDAS revision for digital sovereignty, harmonization, and the European trust space

MAKING EUROPE’S TRUST SPACE FIT FOR THE DIGITAL AGE – The Revision of the Regulatory Framework to Ensure Digital Sovereignty and Harmonization in Europe

Moderator: Patrick von Braunmühl

What are the key questions and debates within the Council and the Parliament? Which aspects of the proposal are necessary to strengthen European digital sovereignty and to build a European trust space? What are the roles and responsibilities that the various actors of the ecosystem – such as policy makers, trust service providers or users – need to take over to ensure a secure and trustworthy digital space?

15.20

Keynote by Dr Romana Jerković, Rapporteur of the ITRE-Committee (S&D) on the parliamentary discussions in the ITRE – Committee on the status-quo in the parliamentary committees

15.30

Keynote by Tomáš Vágner, Chair of the Working Party on Telecommunications and Information Society, Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic to the EU, on priorities and discussions in the Council Working Group

15.40

Creating a Trust Space for the 21st Century – Perspectives on the European Trust Space

Impulse by Mikuláš Peksa, Shadow-Rapporteur of the ITRE-Committee (Greens / EFA)

Impulse by Mirja Rasmusson, Head of the Department for Data Protection in the Digital World, Cybersecurity and Trust Services, German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport

15.55

Open discussion

16.30

Short Coffee Break

EUROPEAN DIGITAL IDENTITY WALLETS FOR ALL – From National Best Practices to European-Wide Solutions

Moderator: Michael Butz

What are the main technical and regulatory challenges regarding the implementation of European Digital Identities and Wallets? What can be learned from national projects for European solutions and what new questions arise, also regarding necessary Europe-wide acceptance? Which use-cases are central in the implementation and how do citizens benefit from them?

16.45

Tour de Table on European Large Scale Pilots

Short Presentation on the LSP “EWC” by Daria Albrecht, Senior Business Consultant, msg security advisors

Short Presentation on LSP “DC4EU” by Ángel Martín Bautista, Deputy Assistant Director for Planning and Governance of the Digital Administration, Spanish Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation

Short Presentation on LSP “POTENTIAL” by Dr Tobias Meyer, Head of Business Development, Bundesdruckerei

Short Presentation on LSP “NOBID” by Tor Alvik, Specialist Director on Digital Identity, Norwegian Digitalisation Agency

17.05

Open discussion on LSPs and their different approaches

17.20

Tour de Table on Member States’ Approaches and Their Perspective on the EUid Wallet

Anna-Liisa Pärnalaas, Counsellor for Digital and Cyber Affairs, Permanent Representation of Estonia to the EU

Ángel Martín Bautista, Deputy Assistant Director for Planning and Governance of the Digital Administration, Spanish Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation

Mirja Rasmusson, Head of Department for Data Protection in the Digital World, Cybersecurity and Trust Services, German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport

17.35

Open discussion

CLOSING SESSION

17.50

Summary of the discussions by Dr Kim Nguyen

17.55

Closing remarks by Michael Butz

18.00

End of Program – Reception and Farewell