Brussels - Concertation Meeting, 26/04/2018


Join us at the first Concertation meeting, 26 April 2018!

The event will be held at the Brussels Marriott Hotel Grand Place Rue Auguste Orts 3-7, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

The objective of this first concertation meeting is to take stock of the current R&I landscape and to identify common themes and challenges for clustering activities. With a strong EC presence, this is a key event to ensure all the projects of the catalogue get noticed. There will be opportunities for all projects to have their say through interactive discussions, break-out sessions, position papers and presentation opportunities.

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

Your project's position paper by 12 April

With the cyber security and privacy market very much in mind, for the Concertation meeting we are creating a portfolio of position papers from Unit H1 projects as well as projects coming from other units dealing with cyber security and privacy related themes. These will be published online and showcased at the event. We ask all project to complete the online form here no later than 12 April. The emphasis is very much on short and attractive texts covering what user needs, what the actual project services can solve or how it will or is improving the lives of end-users.

The Agenda of the day

10:00 – 10:30

Registration & Networking Coffee

10:30 – 10:50


Chair: Nicholas Ferguson, Trust-IT & Coordinator

10:50 – 11:40

Piecing together the Cybersecurity & Privacy ecosystem

Chair - David Wallom, University of Oxford

An introduction on the Cybersecurity Atlas - Nineta Polemi, European Commission

  • Roberto Cascella, ECSO
  • Afonso Ferreira, CNRS
  • Helmut Fallman, Fabasoft
  • Andrei Kelemen, Cluj IT

Introduction to the cluster break-out sessions – David Wallom, University of Oxford

11:40 – 12:00

Quick networking break

12:00 – 13:30

Breakout Sessions - Lightning talks and Top fives

Each breakout session will follow the following format:

  • Project lightning talks – 2 Minute overview from projects
    Roundtable discussion – Top fives:
    Identification of Top: 5 R&I Challenges, Top 5 Cross cutting themes, Top 5 New collaboration opportunities and new ideas.
  • A view to the future: A vision of what the CS&P ecosystem will look like in 2019

Download the presentations of Break-out 1 – Applications & user-oriented services

Room: Studio 1

Chair: Bharadwaj Pulugundla, Verizon & Re-CRED

CITADEL, Helmut Kurth
CREDENTIAL, Cristoph Striecks, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology
CIPSEC, Rodrigo Diaz Rodriguez, ATOS Spain
FORTIKA, Dimitrios Tzovaras, Centre for Research & Technology Hellas - Information Technologies Institute
KONFIDO, Ioannis Komnios, EXUS Software Ltd
MITIGATE, Christos Douligeris University of Piraeus Research Center MITIGATE
PANORAMIX, Claudia Diaz, KU Leuven
PRIVACY FLAG, Ioannis Chochliouros, Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A.(OTE)
Re-CRED, Bharadwaj Pulugundla, Verizon
SCOTT, Marco Steger, Virtual Vehicle
SHIELD (EU Security in Health Data Exchange), Xabier Larrucea, Tecnalia 
SMESEC, Rodrigo Diaz Rodriguez, ATOS Spain
SpeechXRays, Jean-Loup Dépinay, IDEAMIA France SAS
YAKSHA, Rodrigo Diaz Rodriguez, ATOS Spain

Download the presentations of Break-out 2 – Foundational technical methods and risk management for trustworthy systems

Room: Studio 4 (plenary room)

Chair: Brian Lee, Athlone IT & PROTECTIVE

ANASTACIA, Jorge Bernal Bernabe, University of Murcia
ATENA, Matthieu Aubigny, Itrust Consulting
C3ISP, Fabio Martinelli, CNR,  Ismail Khoffi, Digital Catapult
DiSIEM, Alysson Bessani, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa
FENTEC, Alberto Crespo, ATOS Spain
GHOST, Konstantinos Votis, CERTH/ITI
HERMENEUT, Ahmed Bounfour, Paris-Sud University
PRISMACLOUD, Daniel Slamanig, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology
PROTECTIVE, Brian Lee, Athlone IT
REASSURE, Francois Koeune, Université catholique de Louvain
SAINT, John Bothos, NCSRD
SPECIAL, Harald Zwingelberg, ULD
VESSEDIA, Armand Puccetti CEA, Klaus-Michael Koch, TECHNIKON

Download the presentations of Break-out 3 – Policy, governance, ethics, human aspects, trust and usability

Room: Studio 5

Chair: Linda Strick, Fraunhofer FOKUS & EU-SEC

PROTASIS, Evangelos Markatos, FORTH
AEGIS, Yolanda Ursa, INMARK
CANVAS, Michele Loi, University of Zurich
certMILS, Klaus-Michael Koch, TECHNIKON
COMPACT, Lorenzo Sutton, Engineering Ingegneria Informatica spa
CS-AWARE, Juha Röning, University of Oulu
DOGANA, Francesca Giampaolo, Engineering Ingegneria Informatica S.p.A.
E-SIDES, Stefania Aguzzi, IDC
EU-SEC, Linda Strick, Fraunhofer FOKUS
EUNITY, Gregory Blanc, IMT
FutureTrust, Jon Shamah, EEMA
LIGHTest, Jon Shamah, EEMA, Martin Griesbacher, University of Graz

13:30 – 14:30

Networking Lunch

14:30 – 14:50

ECSO WG6 Strategic Research & Innovation Agenda – Identifying the future R&I landscape and future priorities - Fabio Martinelli, CNR & Chair, ECSO WG6 SRIA

14:50 – 15:30

Reporting back to base on Top fives – Interactive panel discussion on cross-cutting themes and future collaboration opportunities

Chair: David Wallom, UOXF &

Break-out 1 Applications & user-oriented services - Bharadwaj Pulugundla, Verizon & Re-CRED

Break-out 2 Foundational technical methods and risk management for trustworthy systems - Brian Lee, Athlone IT & PROTECTIVE

Break-out 3 Policy, governance, ethics, human aspects, trust and usability - Linda Strick, Fraunhofer FOKUS & EU-SEC

Opportunities for projects to collaborate with EU Cybersecurity clusters - Jorkin Garatea, GAIA

15:30 – 16:10

International policy and standards evolution

Chair – Mark Miller, CPT &

Click here to fill our quick survey on cyber security policy and regulatory framework in the european union & associated countries.

  • Gregory Blanc, IMT & EUNITY
  • Yolanda Ursa, Inmark Europe & AEGIS
  • Helmut Fallman, Fabasoft 
  • Sebastiano Toffaletti, European Digital SME Alliance
  • Paolo Balboni, ICT Legal Consulting

16:10 – 16:30

Future Cybersecurity & privacy challenges and funding opportunities

Nineta Polemi, European Commission

16:30 Meeting Close



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