Going Digital for a Safe and Secure Europe | 17-18 October 2017 Tallinn, Estonia | Hotel Hilton

Day One (17 October) – Conference

09:00 – 09:30 Welcome Coffee and Registration
09:30 – 10:30 Keynote Addresses: Going Digital  – IT solutions for a safe and secure Europe
09:30 – 10:00 Krum Garkov, Executive Director of eu-LISA
10:00 – 10:25 Andres Anvelt, Minister of the Interior of Estonia
10:25 – 10:30 Dimitris Avramopoulos | Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break and discussion in the hall
11:00 – 12:30 Session 2: The Digital Transformation – Looking forward
Moderator: Stephan Brandes,
 Head of Application Management and Maintenance Unit, eu-LISA 
Introduction by Filip Pynckels,
 Director-General IT, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Belgium

Richard Ares Baumgartner, Senior Strategic Advisor of Frontex
Luis de Eusebio Ramos, Deputy Executive Director of Europol
Lauri Lugna, Secretary General of the Ministry of the Interior of Estonia
Rainer Stentzel, Deputy Director General, Legal and General Public 
 Security Issues Directorate, Federal Ministry of the Interior of Germany
12:30 – 14:00 Buffet lunch
14:00 – 15:30 Session 3: Interoperability for Internal Security
  –  Breaking down the silos for improved efficiency
Moderator: Ciaran Carolan,
 Head of External Affairs and Capacity Building Sector, eu-LISA

Introduction by Rob Rozenburg,
 Head of Information Systems for Borders and Security Unit,
 European Commission, DG Migration and Home Affairs: – Vision for interoperability in IT systems for internal security in Europe

Ana Maria Andrei, IT Specialist, Interoperability Team, eu-LISA
 – Initiatives towards interoperability: European Search Portal, Biometric Matching Service
Johann Jergl, Senior Desk Officer, Police Information System Division,
 Federal Ministry of the Interior of Germany
 – Enhancing interoperability in law enforcement
Klemen Oven, Policy Officer, Risk management and security,
 European Commission, DG Taxation and Customs Union
 – Interoperability in the customs domain and synergies with home affairs
15:30 – 16:00 Short coffee break
16:00 – 17:30 Session 4: Digitalisation and Interoperability in the Justice Domain
Moderator: Stephan Brandes,
 Head of Application Management and Maintenance Unit, eu-LISA
Introduction by Dick Heimans,
 Deputy Head of the Criminal Law and Judicial Training Unit,
 European Commission, DG for Justice and Consumers
 – Perspectives for interoperability in the justice domain

Ernst Steigenga,
 Project Manager, Digital Interaction, Ministry of Justice, the Netherland
 – Future of e-CODEX
Vincent Cambier,
 Director of the Central Criminal Record, Ministry of Justice of Belgium
 – ECRIS – creating synergies between justice and home affairs
Joanna Goodey,
 Head of Department, Freedoms and Justice, Fundamental Rights Agency
 – Digitalisation, Interoperability and Fundamental Rights
17:30 – 17:45 Closing remarks for day one by eu-LISA Executive Director Krum Garkov

Day two (18 October) – Innovation Day/Workshops

09:00 – 09:30 Welcome Coffee
09:30 – 11:00 Session 1: Mobile Devices and Technologies
 – Driving efficiency of the operations on the ground
 Moderator: Maria Bouligaraki,
 Head of Asylum Systems Sector, eu-LISA

Frank Smith, Chair, ENLETS Mobile
 – Trends and perspectives in mobile technologies
Sarah Hjortsmarker, Swedish Police
 –  Practical initiatives towards the use of mobile technologies in operational work
Axel Görlich, Senior Sales Engineer, Crossmatch
 – Mobile technologies for operational efficiency
Joao Fernandes
 Head of Information & Communication Technology Unit, EASO – Enhancement of the use of mobile devices in hotspots
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break and discussion in the hall
11:30 – 13:00 Session 2: Delivering Security through
Enhanced Interoperability and Analytics
Moderator: Tõnu Tammer,
Counsellor of IT systems in Home Affairs, Ministry of the Interior of Estonia

Andres Kütt, Former Architect of Estonian Information System, Information System Authority of Estonia (RIA)
 – X-Road, Estonian experience and vision in building secure platforms enabling interoperability
Brandon Murdoch, Partner Software Engineer, Identity Division, Microsoft
 – Global trends and innovation by the
industry in developing solutions for interoperability for secure Europe

Sergio Fernandez, Regional Director for Airport,
 Passenger and Security in Europe, IATA
 – Enhancing data processing through new interoperable technologies
Martin Ruubel, President, Guardtime,
 – Blockchain-based solutions for enhanced interoperability
13:00 – 13:15 Closing remarks by:
Krum Garkov, Executive Director of eu-LISA
13:15 – 14:30 Buffet lunch