European Cyber Security Salon

12th October 2021 | 16:00 - 17:30 (CET)

This event will be live today between 16:00 – 17:30 CET. 

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The European Cyber Security Salon is one of the cybersecurity activities under the European Union’s annual campaign – The European Cybersecurity Month (ECSM), which is the dedicated to promoting cybersecurity among EU citizens and organisations. This second session in the Cyber Security Salons regional series will focus on “Strengthening Trust in Digital Tech”, analysing approaches to cybersecurity in the European region, and drawing on experience from regulators, industry, and cybersecurity experts. It will look at the role and responsibilities of the individual, private organisations, governments and international bodies. The discussions will culminate in a mapping of regional cyber security approaches, highlighting the need to develop closer global cooperation on cyber security.


Key questions to be addressed will include:

Participants will come from national ministries, regulators, telecommunication operators, universities, telecommunication equipment manufacturers, research and design institutes, software developers and other interested stakeholders. Alongside the panel, the audience will have the opportunity to pose their questions and comments.


Note: All sessions below are in CET (UTC + 2)

16:00 – 16:05

Welcome Remarks

Dingding Chen
President, Intellisia Institute

16:05 – 17:20

Strengthening Trust in Digital Tech

16:05 – 16:10

Öykü Işik
Professor of Cybersecurity, IMD

16:10 – 16:15

Paul Triolo
Eurasia Group

16:15 – 16:20

Thorsten Jelinek
Taihe Institute; OECD Trust in Business Initiative

16:20 – 16:25

Benjamin Lim
Straits Times

16:25 – 16:30

Afke Schaart
SVP and Head of Global Impact, Huawei

16:30 – 17:20


17:20 – 17:30

Concluding Remarks