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World e-ID Congress 2013

Venue: Nice, France
From 25/09/2013 to 27/09/2013

Europe's electronic identification and authentication project, Stork 2.0 (Secure idenTity acrOss boRders linKed) is one of the special events at the eighth World e-ID congress, taking place in the French city of Nice in late September. The conference is intended for government and technology experts on electronic ID projects, policies and trends.

The STORK 2.0 session aims to "inform industry players and standardization bodies about the project's progress, outcomes and applications". Speakers include John Heppe, a senior consultant for Indra and Stork.2.0 Central Work Package Leader and Stork 2.0 partner Herbert Leitold, head of the Graz Division A-SIT, as well as Frank Leyman, Manager International Relations at Belgium's federal ICT organisation FEDICT, also a Stork 2.0 partner.

Networking opportunities

This year, the World e-ID organisers expect around 400 participants. Delegates will have the opportunity to network with the attendees of three other conferences by the same organisation: the NFC (Near Field Communication) Congress, the Chip-to-Cloud Security Forum and the M2M (Machine to Machine) Congress. Together, the four conferences are estimated to attract some 1700 participants.

Registration fees range from EUR 480 to EUR 1450, depending on the time of registration and various discounts for academics, non-profits and students. For more details, please consult the conference website.