BUDAPEST: National eID & ePassport Conference have been always the Global Forum on the drivers behind the digitalization of citizen ID documents. SecureMetric Technology is proud to join the 6th edition in BUDAPEST 2014 on 13th & 14th of October at Intercontinental Budapest as a Coffee Break & Cocktail Sponsor.

National eID & ePassport Conference 2014 Budapest is honored to have the official support from the Hungarian Banknote Printing Company, the sole producer of Hungarian Forint banknotes, and the leading security printer in Hungary specialized in production of ID documents and other products protected against counterfeiting.

200 top level government delegates together with the brightest minds in the industry, come together from all around the world to Budapest, to discuss the foundation and evolution of a global eID infrastructure, based on the digitalization of citizen ID documents.

Day One of National eID & ePassport Conference started with a warm welcome speech from the CEO of Multicert, Mr. Jorge Alcobia and Honoury Chairman Mr. Konstantin.

Mr. Edward Law, CEO of SecureMetric Technology moderated an interesting panel on the topic of “How secure is our e-Passport today? ” with Mr. Jason Clarke from Suisse International Organization of Migration and Mr. Krishna Rajagopal, CEO of AKATI Consulting Group Malaysia. The panel discussion was so interactive with lots of questions raised from the floor and it ended with putting a smile on everyone’s face in the first tiring afternoon session. The guest and delegates joined different workshop topics in different rooms for more interactive discussions.

Local host, Microsec hosted a wonderful dinner for all the delegates and sponsors on a cruise. The view was spectacular on the Danube River and everyone enjoyed the dinner and the night very much.

The conference continued with interesting topics and panel discussions on day two. Ms. Liina Areng, Head of International Relation / NATO CCD COE Ambassador at Estonian Information System Authority presented an interesting topic about eID & eServices in Estonia.

At the end of the day, the workshop panels presented their conclusion topics’ National eID & ePassport Conference 2014 ended with after event networking cocktail. It was a successful and fruitful event for SecureMetric where SecureMetric was able to meet again with European partners to discuss further corporations.

“It is our utmost pleasure to assist in the organization of the 6th eID Conference, as co-hosts in Budapest. This great event held for the first time in Central-Europe provides excellent opportunity to all experts of the IT industry working in this region to learn about the most up-to-date trends and technologies, and to companies in and around Hungary, having strong but only local presence in the market, such as our own company, to establish important connections to key industry players and users worldwide. Bringing the conference to the capital of Hungary in 2014 is a fantastic coincidence with the 30th anniversary of Microsec this year.”

says Mr. Vanczák, President of Microsec.