On November 16th 2017, ARIES was presented to the Council of the EU. A delegation of the project represented by Mr. Alberto Crespo from Atos and Mr. Antonio Skarmeta from the University of Murcia, participated in the Working Party meeting on Frontiers / False Documents with focus on "Registration of Identity" . The project was invited by the Estonian Presidency of the Council and the audience consisted of a wide representation of member states experts in identity management.
The ARIES project was presented at the EAB Research Projects Conference (EAB-RPC) 2017. A project poster was also exhibited.
The 4th edition of the EAB Research Projects Conference took place at the premises of Fraunhofer IGD in Darmstadt, Germany. The conference is organized by the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) in cooperation with the Joint Research Center (DG-JRC) of the European Commission, through its Cyber and Digital Citizens' security Unit.
A workshop has been organised and carried out in Porto on 14th September.
The objective of this workshop was to present the ARIES e-commerce demonstrator to a selected group of users and collect their feedback.
Several use cases and contexts were proposed to the attendants in order to assess ARIES system usuability and functionality: enrolment, including biometrics, generation of virtual identities, authentication and access to Sonae e-shop.
The 1st International Workshop on Creating Identity – Trustworthy Ecosystems CITE 2017, co-organized by the H2020 ARIES and LIGHTest projects was held in conjunction with the ARES EU Projects Symposium 2017.The CITE workshop has focused on the challenges deriving from a digital environment where there is an increasing amount of identity crimes, and at the same time the need for a trustworthy ecosystem to verify virtual identities in order to take advantage of the new paradigm in the growing digital market.
ARIES has published its first article describing the main concepts and expected advances in ERCIM News This magazine reports on joint actions of the ERCIM partners, and aims to reflect the contribution made by ERCIM to the European Community in Information Technology. Through short articles and news items, it provides a forum for the exchange of information between the institutes and also with the wider scientific community.
ARIES attended the Porvoo 19 conference : identity in a changing wordl. The project representatives presented its view on how a more reliable identity European ecosystem can be built.
In addition to updates on eIDAS, other H2020 funded projects also joined and present their reports on their work: