This year the Silicon Trust will host its first online Partner Meeting in response to the current travel freeze and conference cancellations this year. Thanks for nothing, pandemic!

To coincide with Issue #28 of the VAULT (available at the start of November) we will be hosting a two-hour online meeting with speakers discussing; NFC routes to multi applications in payment and eID, how to facilitate travel in times of a pandemic and discussing hardware-based assistance for international travelling when it comes to a COVID-19 health card. You can check out the agenda and speakers below.

This webinar has now ended but you can access the speakers presentations below:


Date: 24th November 2020 Time:14:00 – 16:00


14:00 Welcome & Introduction — Speakers: Steve Atkins / Maurizio Skerlj 

Maurizio Skerlj is a technology executive with more than 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry and has covered various engineering and leadership positions with increasing responsibilities at Alcatel, Texas Instruments and Infineon Technologies.

Since 2017 Maurizio is leading the Product Line “Identity Solutions”, bringing the product line to a market leadership position and expanding the portfolio offering from secure microcontrollers to complete solutions including OS, Applets,  Inalys and eCovers. Maurizio is also a member of the Board of Directors of NFC Forum.


14:10 The 5-year forecast to 2025: Market update for chip card & Government ID,  — Speaker : Nicolás AceroInfineon Technologies 

14:30 Update: Hardware/Software/Packaging — Speaker: Markus Moesenbacher, Infineon Technologies

14:50 Technology Briefing: NFC Tag Mode: An easy route to implement multi-application in Payment & eID

Speaker: Ursula Schilling, Infineon Technologies

As a Director of Partnerships & Ecosystems for Payment & Ticketing in the Digital Security Solutions Division of Infineon Technologies AG, Ursula is responsible for managing Payment & Ticketing partnerships and steering strategic projects in the respective ecosystems.

She has more than 20 years of experience in the security industry including business development activities for prepaid telecom business & marketing positions for various security applications.

Since March 2019 Ursula has been appointed vice chair for the Retail & Payment Special Interest Group of the NFC Forum driving marketing messages for NFC standardization.

SPECIAL FOCUS: Building a COVID-19 Travel document for a post pandemic world

15:10 Facilitating responsible travel in times of a pandemic

Speaker: Stephan Hofstetter, SECOIA Executive Consultants

Stephan Hofstetter looks back on an over 20-year successful business career in various senior management positions with P&L responsibility in internationally operating SME and Fortune 500 companies. He is passionate in achieving results under challenging start-up and turnaround situations, or accomplishing any highly demanding and complex project.

Stephan worked for leading brands and companies in the ID and Homeland Security field, and drove the development of portfolios, led his companies to successful market entries in Europe and Asia (such as HongKong Smartics, EstEID, SwissID and many more) and redesigned portfolio-structures, sales & innovation procedures reducing both cost and time to market by more than 30%.

15:30 COVID-19 card: Hardware-based assistance for International Travelling

Speaker: Bernd Zwattendorfer, Infineon Technologies

Bernd Zwattendorfer is a senior technical marketing manager in Infineon‘s identity solutions product line. He is responsible for various technical topics in the field of electronic identity, authentication, and electronic signatures. His scope includes driving strategic ID topics and new applications, particularly from a system perspective. 

Prior to joining Infineon, Bernd worked for the E-Government Innovation Center, thereby working on and managing various national and international projects related to eGovernment and IT security.


15:50 Moving on from 2020 into 2021 — Speaker: Steve Atkins, Silicon Trust

16:00 END

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