Euritas EU Digital Summit 2018

28. November 2018 all-day
Representation of the European Region Tyrol - South Tyrol - Trentino
Rue de Pascale 47 – B-1040 Bruxelles
Zehra Kilic-Türkan
+43 664 8340440

The Euritas EU Digital Summit is an invitation only event.

You can find the final agenda here:

Session Topic Duration Speakers
Welcome Registration and welcome 45 min
09:45-10:00 Opening
Opening and introduction 15 min Hubert Ludwig, President of Euritas

Simone Puksic, Vice-President of Euritas

Panel I
Half year of GDPR – What are the lessons learned of the GDPR implementation?

What level of data protection is adequate in order to comply with GDPR when transferring personal data outside the EU – are the existing data transfer mechanisms enough, taking the four European Essential Guarantees into account?

1,5 h Presentations and panel discussion

Willem Debeuckelaere, Deputy Chair of the European Data Protection Board

Helle Uldbaek Sorensen, DPO of Statens IT – Denmark

Vlasta Marinovic, DPO of APIS IT – Croatia

Paul Van den Berg, Strategic Vendor Manager of the Dutch ministry of Justice

Panel II
How is the implementation of eIDAS realized in EU countries and which challenges have occurred?

What are the lessons learned?


1,5 h Presentations and panel discussion

Andrea Servida, Head of Unit “eGovernment and Trust” at DG CONNECT

Herbert Leitold, Secretary-General of A-SIT – Austria

Jens Bender, eID expert at Federal Office for Information Security – Germany

Bozo Zeba, Deputy Secretary at Central State Office for the Development of the Digital Society – Croatia

Ge Linssen, Head of department ICT infrastructure at Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations – The Netherlands

ICT regulations and how they relate to policy goals of the European Digital Agenda 15 min Carl-Christian Buhr, Deputy Head of Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
Panel III
Single Digital Gateway
How can Euritas contribute to a successful implementation of the SDG?

What is status of the digitisation of the procedures listed in Annex II?

Which additional features, components and technologies can make the Single Digital Gateway as user centric as possible?

1,5 h



Presentations and panel discussion

Hettel Varik, Policy Assistant at the EC, Leader of the technical development of the Single Digital Gateway

John-Lloyd Holler, White paper presentation by Euritas

Kristian Mul, Product manager at Logius – The Netherlands

Robert Krimmer, Full Professor of e-Governance, TOOP coordinator – Estonia

Susanne Kroeger, e-Government department at Federal Ministry of the Interior – Germany

Networking opportunity
Zehra Kilic-Tuerkan, BRZ (Austria)
Zehra Kilic-Tuerkan, BRZ (Austria)