The PKI Conference is the brand new forum for the presentation, sharing and discussing about the PKI technology. Its offers a unique opportunity for organizations to research, gain feedback and establish collaborative relationships with an international audience of PKI and business leaders in the Asia PKI Conference.
This year Securemetric Technology & Asia PKI Consortium (hereinafter APKIC) are proud to jointly organizing this conference in Kuala Lumpur on the 9th and 10th of June at Royale Chulan Hotel with Malaysia Communication & Multimedia Commission (MCMC) being the official government sponsor for this event.
The conference is set to have the objective of:
- Learn from PKI & digital security experts around the world with the latest PKI technology and industry updates
- Promote and accelerate PKI technology standardization and interoperability among Asian countries
- Establish effective networking platform to strengthen co-operation among PKI industry among Asia & across other region
PKI Conference was proud to have 25 industrial and governmental experts across Asia and Europe to join the conference as speakers. Among the speakers are, Dr. Phillip Leung, Dato’ Mohd Ali Hanafiah, Ms. Eva Chan, Mr. Lars Bagnert, Mr. Liaquat Khan, Ms Phoebe Yip, Mr. Reynaldo Joseph Jr. Callao, Ms. Pitinan Kooarmornpatana and others.
PKI Conference is a 2 days conference with workshop session, which provide more targeted topics for the delegates to discuss in further details. The conference was proud to have the Deputy Minister of the Science, Technology and Innovation, Datuk Dr. Abu Bakar Bin Mohd Diah, to address an interesting welcoming speech to all the delegates. Followed by keynotes presented by CEO of Cybersecurity Malaysia, Dr. Amirudin Abdul Wahab, regarding Cyber Security Development in Malaysia. The event was followed by a coffee break with a VIPs tour at the exhibition area. Right after the coffee break session, Chief Officer of Content, Security & Innovation of the Malaysia Communication & Multimedia Commision, Dato’ Mohd Ali Hanafiah Mohd Yunus presented “Trusted Ecosystem as a Major Component of Smart Nation”.
The presentation captures the eyes of all the national governmental representatives and the security experts. The conference received huge positive feedback on the content where the speakers and contents were informative and interesting. PKI Conference were proud to have representatives across Asia participating the event namely, China, Macao, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Philippines, Thailand, Laos, Myanmar, Singapore, Indonesia and Vietnam.
The event started with the panel discussion and received valuable insights and answers from the panels. The crowd was engaging as well where some critical questions were raised and ideas were given on certain topics.
The first day ended with a special networking session with all the governing bodies around Asia together with the sponsors. This special networking session was sponsored by MCMC, the event official government partner.
2nd day of PKI Conference’s content were more on industrial professional insights. PKI Conference Platinum sponsors, Primekey and Ascertia gave their presentations about PKI and digital signatures implementation to the audience, which attracted much interest from the delegates that visited their booth later on. Mr. Krishna Rajagopal presented the last keynote from Akati Consulting. He highlighted a few interesting hacking cases around the world which is related to the PKI industry. These incidents were then analyzed and discussed together with his co-speaker, Mr. Anders from Comfact AB Sweden.
After the lunch, the workshop session began with the different topics for detailed discussion. The conference ended with a gala dinner and a closing speech from the Deputy Minister of Communication & Multimedia, Datuk Jailani Johari. The conference ended with a smile on everyone faces especially those who were lucky to win the lucky draw prizes.
PKI Conference will be planning the following edition next year 2016 again in June. A lot of parties from different ASEAN countries are interested to become the host for next year. The organizing committee will announce the next PKI Conference by end of the year 2015.