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Find here the presentations from the 3rd Annual Conference held April 26-28, 2016 in Windhoek, Namibia.
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Plenary Session 2: Reports from the Identity Authorities

– Keynote: The World Bank assessment of ID systems in Africa

Robert Palacios, Group Thematic Leader, The World Bank

– Moving the Namibia civil registration and identity system towards an unified and federated service oriented population and identity management platform

Stefanus van Staden, Director, IT Architecture Solutions, Department of Public Service IT Management, Office of the Prime Minister, Namibia

– How digital identity is becoming an enabler in amost every aspect of life in South Africa

Mkuseli Apleni, Director General, Department of Home Affairs, South Africa

– Towards the harmonization of the national ID and the civil register: the legal framework for institutional cooperation (In French)

Dieh Mandiaye Ba, Directeur, Centre National D’etat Civil, Sénégal

– Integration of services with the National Identification System, Uganda’s case

Prof. Peter Kasenene, Chairman, Board of Directors, National Identification and Registration Authority, Uganda

– Lessons learned and challenges in harmonization of databases to enable inclusion

Alphonce Malibiche, Ag. Director, Identification Management, National Identification Authority, Tanzania

Plenary Session 3: Reports from the International Development Agencies

– The ID4D Initiative: Progress and the road ahead

Vyjayanti Desai, ID4D Initiative Program Manager, The World Bank

– Putting digital transformation in the service of development (In French)

Gwenaël Prié, Chef de projet Télécoms et numérique, Direction des Opérations, Agence Française de Développement

– Digital for Development (D4D) strategy of the Belgian development cooperation in Africa (In French)

Frank Leyman, Manager, International Relations, Federal Public Service for Information and Communication Technologies (FEDICT), Belgium

– Identity systems as a concrete development priority (In French)

Samatar Omar Elmi, Senior ICT Engineer, African Development Bank

– Opportunities to support a sustainable eID ecosystem through functional investments – a USAID Perspective

Dr. Aubra Anthony, Center for Digital Development, USAID

Plenary Session 4: Reports from the Systems Integrators

– How correct identification contributes to national health (In French)

Ronny Depoortere, Senior Vice President, Zetes PASS

– Modernising border and visa management to facilitate an enhanced experience for travellers

Nkululeko Nxasana, Sales Director for Government, Programmes Africa, Gemalto

– A seamless path to trusted digital identity

Mark Joynes, Global Government Solutions Marketing Director, Entrust Datacard

– The future of identity and its impact on Africa

Michiel van der Veen, CEO, Genkey

– Navigating the digital and physical identity landscape

Richard Hird, Chief Commercial Officer, De La Rue

– From population registry to civil registry and vital statistics (In French)

Fabien Rouaud, Program Manager and Managing Director, Safran Morpho

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Plenary Session 5: Game Changing Innovations for Identity in Africa

– Keynote: Breakthrough in understanding the applicability of fingerprints as a biometric for children

Prof. Anil Jain, University Distinguished Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering,
Michigan State University, USA

– Leveraging mobile to enable life-enhancing identity services

Kyla Reid, Head of Digital Identity, GSMA

– Open source CRVS initiative

Edward Duffus, Project Manager for Digital Birth Registration, Plan International

– The humanitarian case for blockchains

Ashish Gadnis, CEO, Banqu Inc.

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InF1: Overcoming ID Systems Challenges in Africa

– Overcoming identity data integration challenges

Aliyu Aziz, Director General/CEO, NIMC, Nigeria

– Overcoming identity systems deployment challenges in South Sudan

Lt. Colonel Deng Kuol Deng, Director of ICT, Ministry of Interior, South Sudan

– Do fingerprint biometrics work in developing countries?

Dan Storisteanu, Research Fellow at Darwin College, University of Cambridge

– Towards the harmonization of the national ID and the civil register: the legal framework for institutional cooperation (In French)

Dieh Mandiaye Ba, Directeur, Centre National D’etat Civil, Sénégal

– Iris Recognition comes of age for National ID

Mohammed Murad, Vice President, Global Business Development and Sales, IRIS ID

InF2: ID in Financial Sector - Banking Applications

– Moderator’s Opening Remarks

Alan Gelb, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development

– Use of identity management to improve transparency, combat fraud, lower cost of transaction and increase financial inclusion

Olabiyi Dosumu, Deputy Director, Banking & Payment System Department, Immigration Service, Nigeria

– Financial services for the poor

Himanshu Nagpal, Senior Program Officer, The Gates Foundation

– Multibiometrics in the context of ID solutions for the financial sector

Jan Nack, Sales Director, Middle East and Africa, DERMALOG

– eID meets credit card and biometrics – next stage of convergence

Adam Ross, Product Manager for eID Solutions, Cryptovision GmbH

DocSec1: Expert Tutorials

– Physical identity document security in the age of digital transformation: a practitioners’ overview

Dr. Catherine Frankauser, Sales Director ISS, SICPA SA
Dr. Jean Salomon, Strategic Business Development Director, SICPA SA

– An overview of identity document materials and substrates

Peter Cantraine, Head of Technical Sales, ID Security Division, Agfa

– Identity document standards, interoperability and compliance

Claudia Schwendimann, ISO Expert, OeSD

InF3: ID in Healthcare

– Biometric information system for integrated management of universal health coverage (In French)

Mouhamed Mahi SY, Coordonnateur, Cellule des services informatiques et du système d’information documentaire, Agence de la Couverture Maladie Universelle, Sénégal

– Feasibility of using infant fingerprint biometrics for treatment follow-up

Paul Macharia, Data Manager, Ministry of Health, Kenya

– From enrollment to daily use, the mobile ID technologies tailored to African eHealthcare

Jacques Besançon, Product Manager Security Components and Vertical Solutions, Arjo Systems

– Challenges of patient and professional identification processes in the health sector in Mali: Do we need an open database? (In French)

Dr. Ousmane Ly, General Director of National Agency of Tele-health and Medical Informatics, Ministry of Health, Mali

InF4: ID in Financial Sector 2 - Payment Solutions

– Brief Introduction

Alan Gelb, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development

– The interoperable payment and settlement system for enhanced integrity and trust of financial transactions in Ghana

Archie Hesse, Chief Executive Officer, The Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems Limited (GHIPSS)

– Payments in an identity ecosystem: The case for public private partnerships

Shashi Raghunandan, Head of Identity Practice, Mastercard

– Identity and payment systems for social protection and financial inclusion

Dr. Tahir Noor, Director General, Cash Transfers & NSER, Benazir Income Support Program (BISP), Pakistan

– Identity in support of Financial Systems for Digital Transformation: The Case of Peru

Ing. Luis Alberto Bullón Salazar, General Manager, National Register of identification and Civil State (RENIEC), Peru

DocSec 2: Credential Security Printing & Features

– Latest color picture technologies for identity documents

Matthias Karl Köhler, Head of Sales, Mülbauer

– Understanding modern security controllers – which chip do you need for your identity document?

Ingo Liersch, Director, Product Marketing, Government Identification, Infineon Technologies AG

– The next steps in optical and digital authentication for new ID documents

Benoît des Places, Africa Regional Sales Manager, SURYS

– How can a comprehensive end-2-end trusted and secure EVE (Enrollment, Verification, Election) solution be deployed?

Eric Thebe, Africa Printing Technical Consultant, HP

InF5: Electoral Systems

InF6: CRVS & Legal Identity

– Legal identity: what is at stake

Mia Harbitz, Legal Identity Expert, The World Bank

– Reform of the civil registration system in Madagascar. Towards a reliable and efficient identification system (in French)

Marie Simone Ralinirina, Directeur de l’Administration des Juridictions, en charge de l’ état civil et de la nationalité, Ministère de la Justice, Madagascar

– Do we need more innovative approaches to get CRVS off the ground?

Sophie Ogilvy, Senior Government Relations Advisor for Sustainability and Development, De La Rue

– Legal Identity Versus Digital Identity

Alenka Prvinšek Persoglio, Cofounder, Vice President, Interact4C, formerly Undersecretary responsible for migration and nationality, Ministry of Internal Affairs of Republic of Slovenia

– Reform of CRVS in Namibia

Anette Bayer Forsingdal, Director, National Population Register, Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration

DocSec 3: ePassports & Travel Documents

– Keynote: The role of identity management in facilitation and enhancing border security

Muhammad Babandede, Comptroller General of Immigration, Nigeria Immigration Service, Nigeria

– Evidence of identity and civil registry: the key for secure passport issuance

Yolanda Varuhaki, Marketing Director for ID, Traffic and Health Care, Gemalto

– Conformity & interoperability: The key prerequisites for security of electronic ID documents

Holger Funke, Principal, Division Homeland Security, secunet Security Networks AG
-The virtual mobile identity: creating a world class customer experience

Marius Coetzee, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, IDECO

– Is e-ID really working out for the citizen? Maximizing the use of Electronic Passport though the use of biometrics and a Trusted Chain of Identity

Pedro Pinto, Business Development Manager, Vision-Box

InF7: Cross-Border & Regional Identity Management

– Moderator’s Opening Remarks

Samia Melhem, Global Lead Digital Development, The World Bank

– Regional identity in the ECOWAS region

Laouali Chaibou, Commissioner for Trade, Customs, Free Movement and Tourism, ECOWAS Commission

– World Bank on Regional ID Project

Laura Rawlings, Lead Social Protection Specialist, The World Bank

– Making movement for development easier in Africa – presenting the revamped AfDB Laissez-Passer

Prof. Vincent O. Nmehielle, Secretary General, African Development Bank

– Strategies for regional identity management and security

Grahame Saunders, Chief Technology Officer, Africa’s Safety & Security division, NEC

– Identity platforms, services, and transactions – ensuring national sovereignty – enabling regional cooperation

Tarvinder S. Sembhi, VP Sales Identity Market, WCC Smart Search and Match

– Facilitating regional and cross border mobility through e-solutions

Charles Harns, Senior Technical Consultant: Immigration and Border Management, International Organization for Migration (IOM)

InF8: Cross Fertilization between e-ID & e-Gov

– Overview of e-Gov: Does African e-Gov need eID, what for and when? (In French)

Alain Ducass, Director Associate, energeTIC, consultant in e-transformation of Africa

– The e-Government experience of Peru: Pertinent for Africa

Ing. Luis Alberto Bullón Salazar, General Manager, National Register of identification and Civil State (RENIEC), Peru

– How African governments can return investments when implementing eID

Vadims Teresko, Business Development Director, Banking and Mobile, X-Infotech

– e-ID: The Key for a successful e-Government Implementation

Veronica Boateng, Director, National Information Technology Agency, Ghana

– The Building blocks for the next generation of public services

Vasilis Koulolias Director, Director, eGovlab, Stockholm University

– The co-existence of secure physical and mobile IDs

Joby Mathew, Sales Director, Middle East, Africa & South Asia, Government ID Solutions, HID Global

DocSec 4: E-Passports & Travel Documents

– Keynote: The role of identity management in facilitation and enhancing border security

Anonymous Speaker, INTERPOL General Secretariat, France

– The e-Government experience of Peru: Pertinent for Africa

Louise Cole, Manager Passport Operations, Department of Internal Affairs, New Zealand

– How African governments can return investments when implementing eID

Celine Gouveia, International Sales Director, Groupe Imprimerie Nationale