The international Porvoo 18 conference will be held on 22 - 23 May 2014 in the ETSI headquarters in Sophia Antipolis, France.

The themes of the conference include electronic identification, trust services for electronic transactions (for example, electronic signatures, time stamps and documents, as well as website verification) and matters connected with the protection of privacy. Among other things, the focus at the conference will be on the regulation of strong electronic identification and trust services, as well as the presentation of interoperable solutions.

The conference will focus on e-ID solutions for governments and public services, in particular: 

  • drivers and requirements
  • state of the art technical developments including the latest approaches of strong identity and authentication matters
  • regulatory context , e.g. status of eIDAS

The conference will also hold a “Country Update” session where the participating countries will present their respective situation i.e. recent developments and governmental outputs and where those stand in terms of standards developments.

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Physical location
Sophia Antipolis, France
ETSI headquarters, 650 Route des Lucioles, 06921 Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France
650 Route des Lucioles, 06921 Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France