Speakers 2018

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Dave Remue
Growth Catalyst ⎜Fintech⎜Blockchain Lead

Leading blockchain initiatives at B-Hive Europe, a collaborative fintech platform that brings together major financial institutions to work on common innovation challenges with the start-up community. 

Fascinated by the intersection between finance and technology. Helping financial institutions and financial technology (fintech) companies adapt and realise their growth plans in evolving environments. 

+20 years international leadership experience in financial services and management consulting.

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Peter Volckaert
Technical Lead IAM Benelux

Peter has a long track record in IT and a passion for IT Security. He has been in the IT sector for almost 30 years and – after journeys in software engineering and system management – has been active in IT security for the past 15 years. Peter specializes in Identity & Access Management and more specifically in the domain of web access management.

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Erik R. van Zuuren (chairman)
Founder Trustcore.EU

Erik is activily engaged in several jobs / activities, which activities include:

  • Founder TrustCore.EU
  • Topic Leader ITSE-S2 “Security Practices” at Solvay Brussels School
  • Security advisor and architect at BNP Paribas Fortis - Global Security
  • Advisor/Expert on Trust/eID/eSig/eSeal/Blockchain at Flemish Government
  • Expert / PM regarding (Qualified) Trust Services related guidelines for ENISA

Since January 2015 Erik left a big4 to start up TrustCore.EU and is currently active in the roles mentioned in the list above. Erik has years of experience/expertize in amongst others: Governance/Risk/Compliance, eGovernment/eBusiness/eBanking, Trust Services and Trusted/Trustworthy (eco-)systems, Enterprise (Security) Architectures, Service Oriented Architectures and Cloud Platforms, Information & CyberSecurity (Management) etc. Erik's engagements include activities in public sector (Chancellery of the Prime Minister, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Federal ICT Department (Fedict), the eGov & ICT agency of the Flemish Gov, DG Connect, DG Employment, DG RTD, EC-ISA, etc.) as well as activities in a diverse spectrum of private sector organizations (incl. NBB, ING, KBC, Electrabel Suez, Infrabel, DeLijn, BPost, Euroclear).Erik's achievements include being one of the fathers/authors of the blueprint for the Belgian Personal Identity Card Project (BelPIC) and being one of the fathers of key egov-supporting services at the Flemish government (wide range of (trust-)services wrt e-identification / e-authentication / authorisation / e-signing / stamping, etc). Currently Erik is focusing on Enterprise (Security) Architecture, on the effects/implementation of the eIDAS-Trust Regulation and on the upcoming Payment Services Directive 2.


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