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Milipol Paris 2017

Milipol Paris is the leading event dedicated to homeland security. The 20th edition was held on 21-24 November 2017 at Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre. In 2017, and despite difficult circumstances, the event still succeeded in attracting no fewer than 1000 exhibitors from 53 countries, 29939 visitors from 151 countries and 161 official delegations from 77 countries.

Some of the ARIES partners exhibited at Milipol Paris and distributed ARIES dissemination materials.

ARIES project presented to the Council of the EU

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.

World e-ID and cybersecurity

This 13th edition gathered on stage 70 speakers, keynotes and panellists to present and debate the hottest Identity and (Cyber)Security challenges such as Large Scale Cybersecurity Initiatives (EU Framework, US NIST, PPPs…), EU Regulations (GDPR, eIDAS, ePrivacy, PSD2, NIS directive, secure labelling), future Digital Identity (Online & mobile Identity, strong authentication …), IoT security, ID on Blockchain…

The attendees also enjoyed world-class networking with the co-located security conferences participants, while further exploring innovation at the exhibition. 

EAB Research Projects Conference (EAB-RPC) 2017

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. 

Porto users workshop

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.

ARIES and LIGHTest joint workshop in the framework of the ARES Conference 2017

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.