IDENTITY Talk in the Tower


Thank you to all delegates who attended "The Future of Identity" debate hosted by Giesecke & Devrient and kindly supported by ENISA on 28th November 2013 at The Representation of the Free State of Bavaria in Brussels.


Please click here to view a selection of photos from the event. You will also be able to view some event highlights below.


 Video Highlights



Speakers include

Udo Helmbrecht

Udo Helmbrecht

Executive Director

European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA)

Zhong Chen

Zhong Chen


Peking University

Juliet Lodge

Juliet Lodge

Professor, University of Leeds; Member, Privacy Expert Group, Biometrics Institute, and Participant

IDENTITY | Talk in the Tower

Paul Nemitz

Paul Nemitz

Director, Fundamental Rights and Union Citizenship, DG Justice

European Commission

Troels Oerting

Troels Oerting

Assistant Director, Europol & Head

European Cybercrime Centre

Walter Schlebusch

Walter Schlebusch

Chairman of the Management Board and CEO

Giesecke & Devrient

Andrea Servida

Andrea Servida

Head of Task Force sIADS

DG Connect, European Commission

Jamie Shea

Jamie Shea

Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges


Pramod Varma

Pramod Varma

Chief Architect

Unique Indentification Authority of India (UIDAI)

Edgar Whitley

Edgar Whitley

Reader in Information Systems, Information Systems and Innovation Group Department of Management

London School of Economics

More Information


Organised as part of IDENTITY | Talk in the Tower, a platform for an open, creative and crossborder discussions on the future of identity, this event gathered some 150 stakeholders and provided a key opportunity to debate the changing nature of identity in the digital age.


Issues under discussion included:

- Digital identity

- Ethics in ICT

- Identity Management

- Data protection and privacy regulation

- eGovernment


A full programme can be found here.


Registration for this event is now closed. If you have any questions regarding the event please contact Jessie Atkinson by email or on +44 (0) 2920 783029.



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Thursday 28 November, 2013
09.30 to 17.30




Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the EU

Rue Wiertz 77
1000 Brussels

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Press Release

IDENTITY Talk in the Tower Task Force 1 Publication: Personal Information Space

IDENTITY Talk in the Tower Task Force 2 Publication: Innovative and user centric identity management



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