About the Organisers, Sponsors & Exhibitors
Forum Europe www.forum-europe.com
Forum Europe is the leading EU dedicated conference and event provider. Founded in 1989 and with offices at the heart of the European Union in Brussels, Forum Europe specialises in EU focussed political and economic conferences and debates. We work successfully with businesses, institutions, NGOs and governments alike while organising our own portfolio of sector leading events.
The Forum Europe team consists of multilingual EU policy and events specialists and our strategic services can maintain and develop your networks at EU level while delivering forums where key issues can be aired and debated.
You can find out more about us by going to www.forum-europe.com
BSA | The Software Alliance www.bsa.org/eu
BSA | The Software Alliance is the leading global advocate for the software industry.
It is an association of world-class companies that invest billions annually to create software solutions that spark the economy and improve modern life. Through international government relations, intellectual property enforcement and educational activities, BSA expands the horizons of the digital world and builds trust and confidence in the new technologies driving it forward.
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
Qualcomm is the driving force behind the growth and progress of the global wireless industry. It is the world’s leader in patents and other intellectual property that provide the technological basis for the global wireless communications industry. That goes for existing 3G (third-generation) technology that makes wireless Internet data as well as voice transmissions practical around the world. It also applies to next-generation, 4G technology, which delivers an even more enhanced and seamless user experience.
In addition to licensing its intellectual property to more than 170 companies worldwide, Qualcomm also manufactures highly sophisticated chips that are the engines of some of the most advanced wireless handsets and devices on the market. The company is the driver behind the very latest next-generation devices, which combine mobile communications, computing, and consumer electronics, that are now coming to market.
Cybersecurity and Privacy Forum ( CSP Forum) www.cspforum.eu
The CSP forum is responsible for the clustering, collaboration and networking of EU funded Unit H4 trust and security funded research projects. It brings together the main projects active in this domain to create synergies and increase their potential impact. Interested in finding out more about the Success Stories coming from EU FP7 ICT Trust & Security Projects, find out more from the CSP forum initiative http://www.cspforum.eu/uploads/SecCord_SuccessStories_2015.pdf
· Support Enhance collaboration between the trust and security projects, evolving the clustering activities of the projects. Stimulating networking, dissemination and a forum for discussing best practices, state of the art, standards and issues.
· Demonstrate that the trust and security research programme is delivering tangible results with high potential impact.
· Provide greater visibility of trust and security research programme through a high-profile annual conference and a T&S research web repository portal that become recognisable brands. Identify, link and collaborate with Member state national T&S R&D activities, providing two-way communication channel, reducing fragmentation and divergence.
· Provide a forward, strategic perspective of the emerging and developing trust and security issues, challenges, requirements, and priorities.
CSP FORUM is coordinated and funded by the SecCord Coordination and Support Action under the Trust and Security Unit H4 of the European Commission.