5th Annual QED Conference on Cybersecurity

22 June 2017, 09.00 – 13.00, registration and welcome coffee from 08.30

Renaissance Hotel, Rue du Parnasse 19, 1050 Brussels



 

08.30 – 09.00  Registration and welcome coffee

09.00 – 09.10  Introduction by moderator

 

 

09.10 – 10.50  Session 1: Cybersecurity and upcoming challenges

 

The fight against cyber threats is necessary to ensure that the digital society has the possibility to deliver economic growth in the European Union. The discussion has been put high on the EU-agenda and the last few years there has been an ongoing discussion on how to improve the conditions.

 

 

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10.50 – 11.10  Coffee break

 

 

11.10 – 13.00  Session 2: The role of cybersecurity on the Digital Single Market

 

In a world where online services continue to grow in importance, both for consumers and businesses, the financial sector plays a crucial role. The focus has been to preserve a well-functioning internal market and free movement of data. The ambition is to create an environment where growth and jobs will flourish under the cybersecurity initiative. The fight against cybercrime can also reconcile safety and customers’ choice to ensure that the Internet and the mobile channels keep their promises of delivering economic growth for the EU.

 

 

Discussion points

 

 

 

Confirmed speakers

 

Jan Philipp Albrecht Member of the European Parliament

Jakub Boratynski Head of Unit, Dir H1 - Digital Society, Trust and Cybersecurity, DG
CONNECT, European Commission

Jacques Bus Secretary General, Digital Enlightenment Forum

Achim Klabunde Head of Sector IT Policy, EDPS – European Data Protection Supervisor

Jan Neutze Director of Cybersecurity Policy EMEA, Microsoft

Yves Vandermeer Chairman, ECTEG -  European Cybercrime Training and Education Group

Robert Carolina Executive Director, Institute for Cyber Security Innovation, Royal Holloway University of London

Martina Francesca Ferracane Research Associate, DTE Project Manager, ECIPE - European Centre for International Political Economy

Chris Muyldermans Counsel Regulatory Affairs, Corporate Public Affairs, KBC Group NV

 

 

 

Moderator

 

Lorenzo Pupillo Associate Senior Research Fellow and Head of the Cybersecurity Unit, CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies

 

 

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