Conference review: Identity & Access Management conference 2017

The first Belgium edition of the Identity & Access Management conference was hosted on the 21st of November in Affligem. The theme of the conference was, IAM – A foundation for any organisation’s IT-environment. The following topics were covered:

  • The foundation of IAM
  • IAM as a continuous process
  • Leveraging IAM
  • Preparing for the Post-Password era
  • IAM and IoT
  • PxM in practice

With more than 130 people, many interesting sessions and lots of networking possibilities we can state that this first edition in Belgium has been a huge success.

Programme highlights:

  • Joshua Kroeze, Senior Sales Engineer Okta: Redefine security with modern identity - Strong authentication to all apps and services
  • Chris Adriaensen, Senior Customer Engineer Forgerock: The relationship model — ‘The next evolutionary step in digital identity
  • Panel discussion Dries van Bilzen (European Commission), Annick Loks (ING) & Colin Wallis (Kantara Initiative): Lessons learned for setting up a corporate IAM
  • Marc Vanmaele, CEO SecurIT, IAM in the age of the Digital Enterprise
  • Peter Volckaert, Senior Presales Consultant IBM, Are You Ready to Move Your IAM to The Cloud?
  • Sven Pauwels, Managing Partner IS4U: Data protection. Where to start?

2018 edition

Due to the great success of this year’s conference, a second edition will be organised on the 20th of November 2018! 

 

Participants about the 2017 edition:
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Coen Jacobs
— Diplad
Very well organised, well moderated, good accomodation and speakers' knowledge on the topics
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Krista Haegeman
— Euroclear
Nice and interesting event. Good for IAM networking and experience sharing.
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Pieter Lenaerts
— Flemish Government
Top speakers and great networking opportunities in a very well managed event. Well done Heliview!
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Tim Janssens
— Provincie Antwerpen
Great event with relevant speakers and a good atmosphere enabling peer-to-peer information exchange.
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Didier van Oosthuyse
— ULB
Great event! It provides some enlightments and subjects of reflection around IAM
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Luc van der Stockt
— Ministerie van Defensie
Excelent event in order to obtain a general view on IAM combined with practical experiences.
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Ron Versluis
— Insight alliances
Very well organised and well sized (#participants) event with right level of speakers, participants and vendors.
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Francis van Zutphen
— ING Bank
Love the concept of mix of session and one-to-one meetings
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Maarten de Nil
— Euroclear
Overall very good event. Interesting day.
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Samira Doukkali
— Telenet
I am very happy to have been part of the 1st edition. Personnaly I experienced it as a success and wish you luck for the upcoming ones.