Brussels - Second CW Concertation Meeting, 04/06/2019

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Date: 
04/06/2019

Join us at the second Cyberwatching.eu Concertation meeting, 04 June 2019!

Venue: the meeting will be held at the Marriott Grand Palace hotel, Rue Auguste Orts 3-7, 1000 Bruxelles. See the hotel on Google Maps here.

If you wan to participate please send your registration at this PAGE.

 

The Agenda of the day

10:00 – 10:30

Registration & Networking Coffee

10:30 – 10:40

Welcome and introduction – Representative from the European Commission

10:40 – 11:10

What’s on the radar in today’s R&I cybersecurity & Privacy landscape
Four key pillars of the cybersecurity landscape are discussed in this scene setting session which examines the current evolving European policy landscape and how R&I and the market is responding to this.

Moderator – Nicholas Ferguson, Trust-IT Services

  • Research - David Wallom, University of Oxford

  • Policy - Mark Miller, Conceptivity

  • Business - Sebastiano Tofaletti, Digital SME Alliance Legal -Paolo Balboni, ICT Legal Consulting

11:10 – 12:00

What’s new in the cybersecurity landscape?

Earlier this year the four pilot competence centre projects were launched in order to operate a pilot for a European Cybersecurity Competence Network and to develop a common European Cybersecurity Research & Innovation Roadmap. This shall contribute to strengthening the EU's cybersecurity capacity and tackling future cybersecurity challenges.

But what opportunities are there for R&I projects collaborate and contribute to these four key projects which will not only develop a sustainable European cybersecurity competence network, but will also implement a variety of tasks, e.g. cybersecurity demonstration cases (in eHealth, finance, telecommunications, smart cities, transportation, etc.), provide trainings and programmes to tackle the cybersecurity-skills gap in EU, etc.

Panel discussion with representatives from

  • SPARTA

  • ECHO

  • CONCORDIA

  • CYBERSEC4EUROPE

12:00 – 12:30

Minute madness

Introducing new projects funded since Q2 2018. Each project is tasked with presenting in under 1 minute two simple slides covering:

  • Project objectives

  • How they intend to engage and contribute to the competence centre pilot projects

12:30 – 13:30

Networking Lunch

13:30 – 14:00

R&I priorities for the future

Moderator: Mark Miller Conceptivity

14:00 – 15:20

The EC have asked us to focus on these three priority areas and to gather recommendations from projects. These three breakout sessions will give the platform for projects to bring their own recommendations to the table. Open up, discuss and validate your recommendations with representatives from other projects and the EC. The results of these sessions will feed into post-event policy recommendations for the EC.

Break-out 1 –What is next for the GDPR?
Chairs: Paolo Balboni, ICT Legal Consulting

Break-out 2 – Standards for cybersecurity – Room B
Chair: Mark Miller, Conceptivity

Break-out 3 – Emerging Technologies and emerging opportunities – Room C
Chairs: David Wallom, Oxford University

15:30 – 15:40

Short convenience break

15:40 – 16:15

Reporting back to base on recommendations for the EC

Break-out 1 – GDPR
Break-out 2 – Standards and certification
Break-out 3 – Emerging technologies

16:15 - 16:30

A final word

16:30 Meeting Close 

News

Since the early 90’s, the EU has been investing in cybersecurity research and innovation.

Future Events

The CONCORDIA Open Door event is the first in their annual series to discuss key trends in Cybersecurity and to share to their work with their stakeholders. This will be held on 16-17 October 2019 in Alvisse Parc Hotel, Luxembourg.

16/10/2019 to 17/10/2019

The CYBERSEC2019 will be held on 29-30 October 2019 in Katowice, Poland. This is a public policy conference dedicated to strategic security aspects of the global technology revolution and a thriving inter-national community that combines the knowledge and experience of experts and professionals.

29/10/2019 to 30/10/2019