BERLIN 28-29 October 2013 The Global Forum on the digitalization of citizen ID documents

Endorsement from Fraunhofer FOKUS and Bundesdruckerei GmbH


The National eID & ePassport Conference ( - the Global Forum on the drivers behind the digitalization of citizen ID documents – brings 5th edition to BERLIN, Germany.


Stockholm, Berlin, Lisbon – August 22nd, 2013PrimeKey Solutions, Fraunhofer FOKUS, Utimaco and MULTICERT, are organizing the National eID & ePassport Conference ( in Berlin, Germany, on the 28th and 29th October. This forum on electronic identification gathers 35 speakers and 300 experts, key industrial as well as top-level government representatives from over 30 countries in high profile keynotes, case-oriented panel sessions, workshops, networking and exhibition.

This 5th edition will highlight European Interoperability issues, Crossborder Security, Electronic IDs on the track, Commercial credentials vs National IDs, eIdentity Cloud Services, Health Cards, Next Generation ID technologies and applications, Actual Standardization Smartphones and M2M - as well as promote new major technology initiatives from all across the Globe. Delegations from Asia, Africa and EU will gather for two rewarding days full of discussions on electronic identification, industry innovation, business processes and legal aspects.

Berlin is known for its competencies in the ID sector – top-class universities, research institutes and innovative companies meet in our capital area and build a stable network in the emerging  market of electronic identities. We are looking forward to welcome international experts and top level speakers at the conference here in Berlin to exchange ideas and views on the future of electronic identification and encourage international networking, perspectives and business cooperation.”, says Prof. Radu Popescu-Zeletin, Director of the Fraunhofer Insititute FOKUS.

”This has been a breakthrough year, in which citizens across the world have been confronted with the power and value of their electronic identities. This conference offers a great opportunity to share experiences and learn how this evolution can be optimally handled.” Hans Graux – ICT Lawyer and Legal Advisor to the European Commission.

”The National eID & ePassport Conference is a very effective touch base for both government delegates and industry players to gather together for sharing experiences and know-how followed by top delegate networking.” Eric Billiaert – Communications Manager, Government Programs, GEMALTO.

Our esteemed sponsors:


iTEXT  *  intoIT  *  SecureMetric

AET Europe  *  AEP Networks  *  Cryptovision  *  SafeNet  *  NagraID  * SIGNICAT

JURA  *  OpenLimit  *  CrossMatch  *  Ascertia  *  Oberthur Technologies *  Matica Technologies 


Media Contacts:

Anna Seddigh - MarCom Manager PrimeKey - Phone: +46 709 886048 /

Marina Grigorian – Marcom Manager Fraunhofer FOKUS – Phone: + 49 171 331 6984 /

Tanja Toelke – Marcom Manager Utimaco – Phone: +49 173 9080499 /

Sio Chun Jia – Marcom Manager SecureMetric - Phone: +60 16 228 4825 /

Ana Ferreira – Marcom Manager MULTICERT - Phone: +351 967 250 652 /