TDS Special Programme for Journalists

Tallinn Digital Summit on 17th September is bringing together the frontrunners of digital nations. In addition to the Summit day, we have crafted a special programme for journalists.

On 16 September, we would like to invite you to join the tour to EU-LISA, NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence and the e-Estonia showroom, which showcases Estonian e-solutions. On 18 September, you have the opportunity to take part in the main international electronic identification conference, where industry and governments will discuss eID technology and solutions.

Monday, September 16th

  • 11 AM – 1PM e-Estonia showroom

Get the full overview of Estonian e-solutions from the e-Estonia Briefing Centre. We work closely with our public and private sector partners for tailored briefings to suit each visiting delegation. Visitors are given an inspirational introduction to what makes the digital society, from electronic ID to data privacy, cyber security, autonomous transport and much more. We show you what is needed to accelerate digitizing, from policy making to overcoming challenges, and introduce you to the Estonian IT industry. Read more

  • 2 – 4 PM NATO CCD COE

The heart of the Centre is a diverse group of experts from 25 nations. We bring together researchers, analysts and educators from the military, government, academia and industry. Read more 

  • 4 – 5 PM EU-LISA

For the first time in its history the European Union has an agency responsible for managing and promoting information and communication technology (ICT) as a key success factor for the implementation of the Union’s policies in the area of justice, security and freedom. Read more 

  • 8 PM dinner at Tallinn Seaplane Harbour

Wednesday, September 18th

eID Forum 2019, Tallinn Creative Hub (Kultuurikatel, Põhja-Puiestee 27a),

8.30 AM – 4.30 PM

● Estonia Digital Leader of Europe

Ott Vatter, e-Residency, Deputy Managing Director, Estonia; Adam Rang, Chief Evangelist, Estonia; Hannes Astok, eGovernance Academy, Deputy Executive Director, Estonia

● Emerging Vertical Mobile ID Markets

Tor Fridell, LADOK, Sweden; Henry Kliegel, Ximedes GmbH, CEO, Germany; Eugene Mckenna, ECCA, Co-Founder, Ireland; Mobile Bank ID, Sweden; Sebastian Elfors, Yubico, Solutions Architect, USA

● eDemocracy

Bruno Lamoreux, Foreign Ministry, MOE Project Director Vote By Internet, France; Jean Souto, Specialist ID Digital Security; Gerrit Fischer, Magna BC, South Africa; Albert Royo, Gov2U, Director of Public Affairs, EU

● Towards Interoperable Mobile National Identities