Porvoo 19: Identity in a Changing World

Many thanks to all who made the Porvoo 19 conference such a success. Presentations from the event are available for download here.

On May 25th/26th, the IDENTITY IN A CHANGING WORLD conference brought together Porvoo19 and the EKSISTENZ Final Event assembling a wide range of speakers and topics with a focus on what comes next in relation to identity in this changing world. It was hosted by Agenzia per l’Italia Digitale (AgID). The agenda can be downloaded here and the press release here.

The conference considered how the various initiatives can support the movement towards having more mature and valuable interoperable identity schemes. The programme was been arranged by the Porvoo Group, and  eForum representing the EKSISTENZ Project supported by EEMA.

A core focus of the Porvoo Group is keeping abreast of what the national representatives are doing in their own countries. Therefore, there will be updates from a variety of countries including Estonia, Belgium and Finland. Additional insights will be provided from outside the EU and there will also be a focus on how this experience can best be shared with the developing world and also, how the existing networks can strengthen their cooperation.

In addition to updates on eIDAS, there were be reports on the work of no fewer than six ongoing EU funded projects in the field: