8th EuroCloud Congress: Cloud, Trust & Security
EuroCloud Forum 2017 is the primary cloud computing event connecting the industry to spread knowledge and stimulate businesses to invest in the cloud ecosystem. We promote the usage of Cloud Computing as it provides the platform for new services and as such is a fundamental game-changer in the digital society.
This year, the annual EuroCloud Europe Forum will take place in Brussels under the motto “Cloud, Trust and Security”.
A Unique B2B Conference Organised by EuroCloud Europe & Operated by Brewery of Ideas
The EuroCloud Forum 2017 connects all parties related to the cloud industry ranging from start-ups, to universities, research centers, government authorities and stakeholders of the cloud industry.
This B2B-conference will be held in Lamot (Mechelen) together with the Belgian Cyber Security Convention.
All visitors are invited for a unique day of networking, education and discussions regarding cloud computing.
Participating companies will have the chance to meet potential clients, build relationships and reach a wide audience in the international cloud computing community.
The agenda of the Forum will be based on the ECE Streams, i.e. the current EuroCloud value propositions for the cloud market:
|10:00 - 11:00||15'|| |
President, EuroCloud Europe (Luxembourg)
|EuroCloud Europe Forum 2017 |
Opening address of the EuroCloud Europe Forum 2017. President Tobias Höllwarth introduces the Digital Transformation 2020 programme and presents the schedule for the day
Acting Director, Future Networks Directorate, DG CONNECT, European Commission (Brussels)
Cloud & the European Commission
The Importance of Certification to achieve the Objectives of the Digital Single Market. Pearse O'DONOHUE reports on current programmes and planned measures of the European Commission' for the coming year.
Name Changed for Security Reasons (Location undisclosed)
Cloud & Secret Service
The Invisible Hurricane: Reflections on cyber warfare in the 21st Century. From his experience running cyber operations at GCHQ, to tackling corporate v corporate information warfare, "Specialist" will provide a unique perspective on the evolution of cyber security, and more importantly, illuminate the path ahead: Why are some actors so adept at cyber warfare? What are the origins of Russia' spectacular cyber achievements? How can we mitigate the potency of their operations?
To be announced
Cloud & Transparency
A programme by the German Ministry of Economic Affairs in search of European allies. Transparency and security through a quality seal.
|30'||Coffee Break||Ceremony and photo session: EuroCloud Europe Awards 2017|
|11:30 - 13:00||20'||SECURITY & QUALITY|| |
Head of Unit “Electronic Data Management - Environment”, Federal Ministry Environment of Austria
Cloud, Security for Environment
A 40-million-Euro cloud service to protect the environment: How cloud certification has significantly improved security. The Chief Officer at the Austrian Ministry for the Environment, reports on a multi-year effort to achieve the highest quality.
Lead Auditor, SGS (Belgrade)
Cloud, Quality for the Postal Service
How the Croatian Mail Service is preparing for cloud quality. How does a cloud audit work? Ivana Tepčević works for one of the world's largest audit firms (90,000 employees) and talks about her work.
IT Auditor, Erste Group Bank AG (Vienna)
Cloud, Security in Banks
How to prepare the internal audit processes of a bank for security-relevant aspects concerning the use of external services. Mr. Leitner, IT Auditor of a major banking group, is responsible for auditing and supporting the CISO and various business units on the topic of cyber threats and IT security. StarAudit helps with the assessment of new or existing service providers, and the StarAudit Controls can be used as a checklist for audits.
Dr. Walter FRAISSLER
Cloud, Security and Energy
The CIO of one of the largest European energy providers, explains how his company handles the question of cloud and security. How is he preparing for the security requirements demanded by the EU (NIS), and how can a public-private partnership (eCERT) provide a high degree of security support?
|60'||Lunch Break||Ceremony and photo session: StarAudit certificate for Austrian Ministry for the Environment and Croatian Post|
|14:00 - 15:00||15'|| |
|TRUST & KNOW HOW|| |
Trust in Cloud
CIO, TransAustria Gas Pipeline (Austria/Italy)
Gas Pipeline Goes Cloud
The Trans Austria Gas Pipeline uses several cloud services and has its entire SAP in the cloud. How does one deal with security issues in such an environment? The CIO reports on his cloud experiences.
PwC Austria (Vienna)
Cloud and Annual Accounts
PwC Austria and EuroCloud have addressed the question of how enterprises that use cloud services can prepare for legally mandated auditing by a public accountant/auditor.
|15'||Cloud Know How|| |
Chief Privacy Officer, GFT Technologies SE (Stuttgart)
|To be announced|
Trust in Cloud
|Cloud Services in Education and Knowledge Management Processes |
Continued learning has become an important element of personal professional development as well as for the prosperity of enterprises. Peter Balco from the Faculty of Management at Comenius University in Bratislava will share his experiences with developing a continuous learning system for an institution with e-lectures on the basis of a cloud service. He will also explain how to simultaneously develop a Knowledge Management System that employees can use to share experiences and store them for future use.
|30'||Coffee Break||Signing Ceremony and photo session with new EuroCloud member Belgium|
|15:30 - 17:00||20'||PRIVACY & SECURITY|| |
Lawyer, Timelex (Brussels)
Lawyer, PwC Legal (Tallinn)
Lawyer, Etude Reding (Luxembourg)
GDPR, basics everyone must know
The European General Data Privacy Directive is right around the corner, and every company must be prepared for it. Every European should have a basic understanding for this important legal topic. CPC lawyers explain the essentials.
Lawyer, Derra, Meyer & Partner (Düsseldorf)
GDPR, the 20 most important questions
The number of topics addressed by the new European GDPR is considerable. We have compiled the 20 most important questions and answered them. Presented by a Cloud Privacy Check lawyer.
Lawyer, Laux Lawyers (Zürich)
GDPR, how to perform an assessment
Company staff dealing directly with the implementation of the GDPR will want to participate in this session. CPC lawyer Christian Laux explains how to conduct a GDPR Readiness Assessment.
CEO, Glenfis (Zürich)
GDPR, how to adapt your organisation
Company staff dealing with IT projects or security issues will learn how to prepare for the GDPR in terms of IT processes and IT organisation from Martin Andenmatten in this session.
|5'||CLOSING NOTES of EuroCloud Europe Forum 2017|
Venue & Route
The convention is hosted at the Lamot Conference and Heritage Centre in the city of Mechelen. Being right at the heart of Flanders, the convention is accessible by car and public transport.
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