EU ICT Cybersecurity – Industrial Strengths and Weaknesses

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    Cercle Gaulois
    Rue de la Loi 5
    1000 Bruxelles

    Driven by new rules in the US, Australia, the UK and Europe regarding security aspects for telecom equipment, this half-day panel event will discuss industrial cybersecurity issues such as hybrid threats, vendor certification and trust, strategic procurement and supply chain issues, the role of standardization and mitigation measures. In this workshop, we will discuss a holistic view of the challenges and possible responses based on academic, policy and industrial insights. The lively debates will be followed by lunch and networking.

    8:30 – 9 a.m. Registration and Coffee
    9 – 9:15 a.m.

    Opening Remarks

    Jason Whalley, Vice Chairman of International Telecommunications Society (ITS)

    Brian Hartnett, Office Managing Partner, Brussels, Squire Patton Boggs

    9:15 – 10:45 a.m.

    International Policy and Global Trade Challenges

    Matthew Kirk, International Affairs Advisor, Squire Patton Boggs (Chair)

    Dr Paul Timmers, Centre for Technology and Global Affairs, University of Oxford

    Jose María Viñals, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs

    EU Representative

    Industry Representative

    10:45 – 11:15 a.m. Coffee Break
    11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.  

    Emerging Cybersecurity Challenges on Industrial Global Supply Chains

    Dr Georg Serentschy, Senior Advisor, Squire Patton Boggs (Chair)

    Dr Bjoern Rupp, Chief Executive Officer, GSMK

    Dirk Backofen, Senior Vice President, T-Systems International GmbH

    Prof. Jean-Pierre Seifert, Einstein-Professor for Security in Telecommunications, TU Berlin

    Torsten Küpper, Senior Director Government Affairs Europe, Qualcomm Europe Inc

    12:45 – 12:50 p.m. Closing Remarks
    12:50 – 2 p.m.   Buffet Lunch