EFPE 2017

European Forum on Electronic Signature and Trust Services

6-7 June,


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The year 2016 brought a significant increase in the interest and involvement of the banking market of electronic identification and trust services. In the current year, we expect to strengthen this trend considering that administrative and commercial eID node will be implemented. It is also planned by the banking sector to introduce trust services, including

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Registration of EFPE 2017 speakers just start!

We are pleased to announce, that speakers registration forms are activated! We encourage you to reservation of free slots in our conference and to send your topics of speeches. EFPE 2017 conference give posibility to become acquainted with the latest informations about electronic trust services, digital identyfication and security but also to meet the world

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We would like to invite you to XVII EFPE!

We would like to invite you to XVII EFPE! Once again we would like to invite you to XVII edition of our Conference. This year, the EFPE conference will be held in Szczecin on 6-7 June 2017 in Center of Euroregion Culture “Stara Rzeźnia”. Main topic will focus on Digital identification and mobile e-services –

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17th European Forum on Electronic Signature and Trust Services is the largest international conference in Europe dedicated to electronic trust services (including electronic signature and PKI) and electronic identification and security. The conference has become a fixed item on the agenda of meetings of specialists involved with these topics. They represent various academic, state, local, EU and business institutions.

This year, the EFPE conference will focus on:

Digital Identification and Mobile E-services – Security and Availability

We are planning to discuss the following topics:

  • Overview of the state of implementation eIDAS regulation in European Union.
  • Changes of qualified trust services on the domestic and european market after 1st July 2017.
  • Innovative technologies and solutions in terms of digital identification and mobile e-services.
  • Good practice and experiences in terms of security and availability of mobile e-services and cloud technology work.
  • mDocuments and mID – Experiences, chances and capabilities on international markets.
  • eIDAS compliance audits – Experiences of european auditors and overview of current requirements.
  • National identificationnodes – Experiences exchange, good practices and notification state of identification systems.
  • National identificationnodes – Experiences exchange, good practices and notification state of identification systems.
  • Benefits from trust services implementation in document workflow systems, e-banking and in telecommunication services.

We are inviting you to send Yours topics proposals and abstracts of yours presentations:

Speaker’s registration

There are over 120 participants who take part in conference, representing every year almost 20 countries from Europe and Asia.

If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact the EFPE conference office at: info@efpe.eu





9:00 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 10:10 Conference opening:

Piotr Krzystek – Mayor of the City of Szczecin
Andrzej Bendig-Wielowiejski – Member of the Supervisory Board at Asseco Data Systems, Founder of The European Forum on Electronic Signature (EFPE), Poland
10:10 – 10:30 Inauguration:
Ministry of Development – Ministry of Development

Tadeusz Kościński – Undersecretary of State at Ministry of Development of Poland, Poland
10:30 – 10:50 Inauguration:
Ministry of Digital Affairs – Plans related to the development of trust services in Poland. Potential benefits and risks associated with the spread of electronic registered delivery services.

Kazimierz Schmidt – Minister Counsellor at Ministry of Digital Affairs of Poland, Poland
Theme session: eIDAS regulation – new challenges and opportunities for the European market
10:50 – 11:15 eIDAS regulation – current status of implementation

Gábor Bartha – Task Force Legislation Team (eIDAS), European Commission, Belgium
11:15 – 11:40 European Committee for Standardization (CEN) work on standards for server signatures

Nick Pope – European Telecommunications Standards Institute ETSI, United Kingdom
11:40 – 11:55 Coffee break #1
11:55 – 12:20 Technical guidelines implementing eIDAS Regulation – ENISA actions

Sławomir Górniak – ENISA, Greece
12:20 – 12:45 Conditions for creating, improving and functioning of the cross-border trust space

Sergey Kiryushkin – Gazinformservice, Russia
12:45 – 13:10 Concept of a broker for validation services; Building Polish eIDAS infrastructure

Robert Poznański – The Institute of Mathematical Machines, The Ministry of Digital Affairs, Poland
13:10 – 14:10 DINNER
14:10 – 14:30 UNCITRAL work on identity management systems and trust services: status and perspectives

Luca Castellani – Secretary, Working Group IV (Electronic Commerce), Secretariat of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Austria
14:30 – 14:50 New audit requirements under eIDAS

Mirco Przybylinski – TUV IT, Germany
14:50 – 15:10 Trust services as a basis to ensure the security of electronic transactions

Michał Tabor – The Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications, Poland
15:10 – 15:30 Safety and trust – towards new business opportunities

Magdalena Marucha-Jaworska – Internet and New Technology Law Expert, Poland
15:30 – 15:50 Coffee break #2
Theme session: Trust services and e-identification – latest technologies and solutions for mobile devices
15:50 – 16:10 Identification with the use of mobile devices

Artur Skrzeczanowski – Orange, Poland
16:10 – 16:30 Mobile Connect – Flexible Architecture, Industry Standard APIs & Global Discoverability

Iain McCallum – GSMA, United Kingdom
16:30 – 17:00 Discussion Panel: Trust services and e-identification – accessibility or security? How to keep the right balance, having in mind the benefits for the end-user?
19:00 Party
9:30 – 9:40 Day 2 opening:

Andrzej Dopierała – CEO of Asseco Data Systems, Poland
Theme session: Trust services e-identification and Paperless Country – international experiences and development directions
9:40 – 10:00 eID and e-Signature in the Nordic countries – survey and recommendations for cross-border cooperation

Jon Ølnes – Unibridge AS, Norway
10:00 – 10:20 E-seal – authentication of corporate and official documents

Dariusz Szostek – Associate professor at the University of Opole, legal adviser, partner of Szostek_ Bar And Partners Law Office, Poland
10:20 – 10:40 Information interaction based on trust services

Assel Seifullina/Murat Seisenov – State Technical Service, Kazakhstan
10:40 – 11:00 From e-Signature to eID and trust services. Ukraine’s experience

Yurii Kozlov – Ministry of Justice, Ukraine
11:00 – 11:20 Server signature – new experiences

Peter Lipp – Graz University of Technology, Austria
11:20 – 11:40 Electronic seal – foundation of an uniform European digital market

Thaddäus Welnicki – Bundesdruckerei GmbH, Germany
11:40 – 11:55 Coffee break #1
11:55 – 12:15 EU-China e-Signature platform – boost for EU economic growth

Richard Wang – WoSign, China
12:15 – 12:35 eID and trust services in eGovernment applications in the EU Member States

Dusko Karaklajic – PwC Technology Consulting, Belgium
12:35 – 12:55 Finnish National Authentication and Digital Signature Platform

Pekka Kuosmanen – Avaintec Oy, Finland
12:55 – 13:15 eIDAS – Implications of EU regulation on use of Thales HSMs

Nick Pope – Thales, United Kingdom
13:15 – 14:15 DINNER
14:15 – 14:35 Development directions for signing PDF documents in the cloud

Leonard Rosenthol – Adobe, USA
14:35 – 14:55 BESTDOC PORTAL with Mobile-ID: A new cross-border identification project for a muslim region

Jana Krimpe – B.EST Solutions LLC, Azerbaijan
15:55 – 15:10 Coffee break #2
15:10 – 15:30 Authentication and e-identification with the use of bank electronic identity

Patrycja Rajczykowska-Strugalska – Bank Millennium, Poland
15:30 – 15:50 Since we must change it, why not doing it better? – Boosting e-Signature improving the integration inside processes

Marco Scognamiglio – Bit4id, Italy
15:50 – 16:10 Signing documents in the cloud – problems and challenges based on current experiences

Marcin Szulga, Andrzej Ruciński – Asseco Data Systems, Poland
16:10 – 16:40 Discussion Panel: Paperless Country – how will the eIDAS regulation help us move to a paperless world?
16:40 – 16:50 Summary of EFPE 2016 conference
16:50 – 22:00 Networking session and party among the tall ships

The Programme Committee

  • Bendig-Wielowiejski

    Andrzej Bendig-Wielowiejski, Ph.D.

    Independent consultant, founder of European Forum on Electronic Signature and Trust Services (EFPE), Poland

  • FB_Dumortier

    Prof. Jos Dumortier

    Director of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Law and ICT University of Leuven

  • Luca-Castellani

    Luca Castellani

    Secretary, Working Group IV (Electronic Commerce), Secretariat of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Austria

  • Iszkowski

    Ireneusz Piecuch

    President, Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications

  • Pejas

    Jerzy Pejaś, D.Sc.

    Chairman of the Program Committee EFPE 2017, West Pomeranian University of Technology

  • Kiernozycki

    prof. dr hab. inż. Stefan Domek

    Prorector for organize and develop of university, West Pomeranian University of Technology, Poland

  • Arno-Fiedler

    Arno Fiedler

    ETSI ESI expert,

  • Shelupanov

    Prof. Aleksandr A. Shelupanov

    Rector of Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics

Szczecin – conference locations




Szczecin is located:
45,6 km
from Goleniów – Szczecin Airport
566 km
from Warsaw
191 km
from Berlin – Schönefeld Airport
170 km
from Berlin Tegel Airport
410 km
from Hamburg
107 km
from Świnoujście



Riders on routes:
Goleniow Airport- Szczecin- Goleniow Airport
Berlin Tegel Airport- Szczecin- Berlin Tegel Airport
Berlin Schönefeld Airport- Szczecin- Berlin Schönefeld Airport



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  • Opening hours Mon. - Fri. 08.00 - 16.00
  • Where to find us Królowej Korony Polskiej 21,70-486 Szczecin / Poland

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