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Amman Day 2 Exploratory seminar on e-signatures for e-business in MENA

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Amman DAY 2 – Tuesday 12 November 2013

INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE: Key principles to draw from international best practice on e-signatures and trust services

Session 3, Chair: Ms Viky MANAILA, Managing Director, Trans Sped srl, Romania

Panel discussion: Usage of e-signatures and trust services

Moderator: Ms Viky MANAILA, Managing Director, Trans Sped srl, Romania

Panellists:

International best practices: 1 - Technology

EU "Digital Signature Software" (DSS) Ms Anneli ANDRESSON, Policy Officer, DG Internal Market, European Commission

eID and eSignature programs at national level in Europe Dr Detlef HOUDEAU, Chairman of the Working Group eID at EUROSMART, Belgium and Senior Director Business Development at Infineon Technologies AG, Germany

People like e-Signature if you K.I.S.S: Keep It Simple and Secure M Alfonso TORNATORE, Vice President, Bit4ID, Italy

SSL EV certificates - CA/B Forum M Moudrick DADASHOW, CEO, Skaitmeninio Sertifikavimo Centras, Lithuania

International best practices: 2 - Infrastructure:

Mobile signing infrastructure Ms Marta IENCO, Regulatory and Policy Director, GSMA

EU Supervision model: M Richard TEVORAH, Technical Manager, tScheme ltd, UK

EU Trusted list M Olivier DELOS, Owner, Sealed, Belgium

International best practices: 3 - Standardisation:

EU e-signature standardisation mandate m460 Pr Riccardo GENGHINI, Chairman of the Electronic Signatures and Infrastructures technical committee - ESI, European Telecommunication Standardisation Institute - ETSI

Session 4, Chair:  Ms Elodie SERVENT, Deputy Head of ICT, Délégation interministérielle à la Méditerranée - DiMed, France

 International best practices: 4 - Legislation:

Forthcoming EU eIDAS regulation, M Gérard GALLER, Policy Officer, DG CONNECT, European Commission

Approach of OHADA, the Organisation for business law harmonisation in Africa M Thierry PIETTE-COUDOL, Lawyer, Piette-Coudol Law Office, France

UN's approach to e-signature: UNCITRAL texts on e-commerce and UN/CEFACT Recommendation 14 M Jae-Sung LEE, Legal Officer, UNCITRAL

Discussion on potential instruments for further actions

M Kevin BORTZ, Managing Director of financial operations, Union for the Mediterranean

Ms Elodie SERVENT, Deputy Head of ICT, Délégation interministérielle à la Méditerranée - DiMed, France

Open discussion with the audience: possible tracks for future undertakings

Moderators: M Cyril MURIE, Head of Convergence Unit, Agence nationale des titres sécurisés -ANTS, France, and M Martin SPÄT, Policy Officer, DG CONNECT, European Commission

Announcement of the 2nd exploratory seminar and closing

M Martin SPÄT and Gérard GALLER, Policy Officers, DG CONNECT, European Commission

Link to first day agenda and presentations

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