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Identity High Meeting __ Tuesday 20/03/2018

Dear friends and colleagues,

We are delighted to welcome you all to Dublin on behalf of Intergraf’s Committee of Experts.

The 2018 Identity High Meeting has been specifically designed for printers of passports in circulation, identity documents issuing authorities and law enforcement, to allow you to interact, discuss and reflect on the trends currentlyshaping the ID world, and on the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

Identity fraud, electronic identity and next generation documents will be at the heart of the debate. A full day of learning and networking, the Identity High Meeting is an unparalleled opportunity for direct engagement and exchange with decision-makers and industry leaders.

We hope it helps you turn today’s discussions into successful, lasting partnerships.

Thank you for your support and participation.

Tony Dean

De La Rue __United Kingdom
Intergraf’s Committee of Experts

Georg Hasse

secunet Security Networks AG __ Germany
Intergraf’s Committee of Experts

Claudia Schwendimann

Austrian State Printing House (OeSD) __ Austria
Intergraf’s Committee of Experts

Practical info


Tuesday 20/03/2018


The Convention Centre Dublin
Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay
Dublin 1, D01 T1W6, Ireland


Registration desk
Entrance foyer __ Level 0

Speaker room

Level 1

Check the Speaker corner
Speakers are encouraged to visit the Speaker room ahead of their session


Available free of charge
Entrance foyer __ Level 0

Welcome cocktail

Foyer __ Level 3

All delegates and registered partners are welcome to join. Please wear your badge to enter

Identity High Programme

Joint Session __ Banknotes/Identity High Meeting

09:00- 09:10Welcome speech

Dieter Sauter
Chairman, Intergraf’s Committee of Experts __ Switzerland

The Liffey B __ Level 1

09:10-09:30Fintech revolution in financial services

The speech will cover the current Fintech landscape in Ireland; opportunities and challenges posed by Fintech to financial firms, consumers and regulators; Central Bank of Ireland activity in the Fintech space; and work conducted at EU and international level, including that of the European Supervisory Authorities, the European Commission and Parliament, and the Financial Stability Board.

Gerry Cross
Director of Policy and Risk, Central Bank of Ireland __ Ireland

The Liffey B __ Level 1

09:30-09:50Fighting back – identity document fraud in focus

INTERPOL actively pursues solutions that help identify, prevent and disrupt global threats to the security of countries and their citizens, caused and facilitated by criminal activities involving false and fraudulent identity and travel documents. This presentation will describe its role and response to document fraud, including the latest developments in this fast-evolving environment.

Malik Alibegovic
Forensic Analyst, INTERPOL __ France

The Liffey B __ Level 1

09:50-10:00 Q&A

10:00-10:30 Coffee break

Identity High Meeting

10:30-10:45 Welcome and presentation round

11:05-11:50Preparing for the release of the US Next Generation Passport

Key decisions, technology investments, manufacturing and personalisation process changes, acquisition challenges and lessons learned from one of the most ambitious passport redesign programs in recent history.

R. Michael Holly
Senior Advisor for International Affairs, Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport Services __ United States of America

Stephen LeBlanc
Managing Director, Security and Intelligent Documents (SID), US Government Publishing Office __ United States of America

The Liffey A __ Level 1

11:50-12:10Celebrating 100 years of independence – new Polish passport

This presentation will provide an overview of the new Polish passport with a polycarbonate e-data page, to be launched in 2018 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Poland’s independence.

Marek Borowski
Chief Expert, Ministry of the Interior and Administration __ Poland

Joanna Gurtowska
Chief Security Features Specialist, Polish Security Printing Works (PWPW) __ Poland

The Liffey A __ Level 1

12:10-12:25 Q&A

12:25-14:00 Lunch

14:00-14:20ID document fraud – a closer look at Syrian passports

Forgeries and counterfeits of Syrian passports: a link analysis based on correlations deduced from the forensic analysis of the 2D-barcode.

Christian Weigand
Specialist Document Examiner, Federal Criminal Police Office __ Germany

The Liffey A __ Level 1

14:40-15:00What is a digital passport? Australia’s progress in the production of digital passports and its use by border officials in the travel journey

Physical passports will be with us for decades to come. However Digital Travel Credentials will be with us sooner than we think. What government strategies need to be devised to integrate DTC into future operations? And how do the airline industry, travelers and governments make the transition to a virtual passport work?

Ivan Clarke
Passport Technical Specialist, Australian Passport Office __ Australia

The Liffey A __ Level 1

15:00-15:20The new electronic identity card – a step into the digital future in Kyrgyzstan

The presentation will discuss the introduction of new eIDs for Kyrgyz citizens, offering secure and convenient access to a range of digital services supplied by banks and government organisations.

Talant Abdullaev
Director, State Enterprise INFOCOM under the State Registration Service of the Kyrgyz Republic __ Kyrgyzstan

The Liffey A __ Level 1

15:20-15:40 Q&A

15:40-16:15 Coffee break

16:15-16:35The way to new European visas and residence permits

This presentation will outline the legislative procedures, the actors involved, and the challenges faced to achieve the establishment of more secure, state-of-the-art European visas and residence permits, and then review the technical processes and features of these new documents.

Carlos Gomez
Head of R&D and Innovation, Fábrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre - Real Casa de la Moneda (FNMT-RCM) __ Spain

Silvia Kolligs-Tuffery
Policy Officer, European Commission __ Belgium

The Liffey A __ Level 1

16:35-17:00Specific attacks on polycarbonate from a law enforcement and from a forensic perspective

The presentation will discuss current trends in, and the latest findings of, specific attacks on polycarbonate-based documents.

Karsten Klenke
Head of Document Examination Unit, Federal Police Headquarters __ Germany

Klaus Seibert
Head of Document Examination Unit, Federal Police District Office for Crime Control Airport Frankfurt/Main __ Germany

The Liffey A __ Level 1

17:00-17:20They only have to get it right once

How legal and commercially available techniques and paraphernalia available on the open commercial market can be re-purposed for counterfeiting.

Paul Alty
Specialist Document Examiner, National Document Fraud Unit, Specialist Intelligence __ United Kingdom

The Liffey A __ Level 1

17:20-17:30 Q&A

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