2-3 December 2020, Marriott Grand Place, Brussels, Belgium

We’re Looking for Great Speakers

The deadline for speaker proposals has passed. Any new proposals will be considered for use as a “stand-by” presentation in case of a speaker cancellation. The EU Cybersecurity Act (EUCA) Conference Program Committee seeks proposals for presentations from industry professionals with experience in technology, application, and policy of certification standard. We are seeking:

Front-Line Professionals

We prefer high-quality vendor-neutral presentations from integrators, consultants, procurers, deployers, administrators, government organizations, and academia.

Strong Topic Focus

Our focus is on the future specification, development, evaluation, certification and approval of standards for ICT products, services, and processed in the EU.

Neutral Content

We prefer proposals from front-line implementers. Product vendors are encouraged to recruit clients and partners who are front-line implementers as presenters.

Benefits of Speaking

As a speaker, you’ll receive complimentary full 2-day conference registration, an € 880 value. Your name, photo, professional biography and organization will be featured in conference promotion and the conference web site. Over 850,000 marketing impressions are made in this promotion campaign. One complimentary speaker registration per presentation is permitted. Additional co-speakers will receive discount registration of 20% off published fees. Speakers are responsible for their travel expenses. For any questions, please contact us at [email protected]

Submission is Easy

Only a proposal title and brief (about 75-word) description is required for submission. All submissions will be peer reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical and/or research content/depth, relevance to conference focus, and speaker experience. English is the official language of the conference.

About the Submission Process

Conference Format

Our program consists two days of 40-minute presentations (including time for Q&A), and 60-minute panel discussions. We solicit proposals for high-quality presentations and ideas for panel discussions that will be of interest to the community involved with Common Criteria standards, implementation, and policy, focusing on:

  • Advances in the Use of Common Criteria
  • Meeting Customer Requirements
  • Updates from Schemes and ITCs

Online Speaker Proposal Management System

Speaking proposal submissions and reviews for the conference are managed through an online management system called EasyChair which allows the author to submit a proposal and check the status of their submission. The Program Committee will review the submissions and notify the authors of the results. The submission review process will be finalized by 18 June 2019. If you have any questions about the process, please contact us at [email protected]

  • Click “create an account” (If you have an existing EasyChair account, log in and skip to step 8)
  • Enter the Captcha code and click “Enter”
  • Enter your contact info and click “Continue”
  • You will receive an email with an activation link for your account. Use the link to finish the registration process
  • Enter your personal data and click “Create My Account”
  • Log into EUCA19 by clicking “click here” and enter your username and password
  • Enter your presentation proposal and click “Submit”

Due Dates for Presentation Proposals

Proposals Due: 11 June 2019 25 June 2019
Review and Comments: 28 June 2019
Acceptance Notifications: 15 July 2019
Presentation Slides Due: 15 October 2019

Dates of Conference: 18-19 November 2019

Checking Status and Notification of Your Submission

The submission review process will be finalized by 2 July 2019. Once the review of your submission is finalized, you will receive notification by email. You can also check the current status of your submission by logging in to EasyChair.

Conference Program Committee

  • Miguel Bañon, Managing Director, Epoche and Espri (a DEKRA company), Spain
  • David Cerezo, Certification Body CCN, Spain
  • Martin Chapman, Director Standards Strategy and Policy EMEA, Oracle, Ireland
  • Matthias Intemann, Head of Section, BSI – Federal Office for Information Security, Germany
  • Philippe Magnabosco-Caillat, Chargé de mission, ANSSI, France
  • Petra Manche, Compliance Engineer, Cisco, United Kingdom
  • David Martin, Head of International Assurance, NCSC, United Kingdom
  • José Ruiz Gualda, Co-Founder, jtsec, and Program Director, EU Cyber Act Conference, Spain
  • Bill Rutledge, Project Director, EU Cyber Act Conference, United States
  • Martin Schaffer, Global Head of Secure Products & Systems, SGS SA, Switzerland