To coincide with Issue #28 of the VAULT we will be hosting once more a two-hour online webinar 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. The timing is targeted to our APAC partners and interested companies. You can check out the agenda and speakers below.


28th January 2021 – 15:00 – 17:00 (APAC) / 08:00 – 10:00 (CET)

AGENDA (Timings are APAC timings / CET +7 hours)

15:00 Welcome & Introduction — Speakers: Steve Atkins / Goh Say Yeow – Vice President, Regional Centre Head of Connected Secure Systems Asia Pacific, Infineon Technologies Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

Goh Say Yeow is Vice President, heading the Connected Secure Systems Division in Infineon Technologies Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. As the Regional Center head for Asia Pacific, Mr Goh leads the Sales & Business Development, Marketing, Application Engineering & Centers of Competence teams for the Connected Secure Systems Division in Asia Pacific. His portfolio includes growing businesses for Smart Card Solutions,  Embedded Security Solutions and IoT Compute & Wireless . The application segments  under his purview includes Payment, Transport and Ticketing, Government ID, Mobile Security, embedded security for Smart Home,  device authentication, Industrial, ICT, Cloud Security, Bluetooth, Wifi and Automotive Security industries. He has extensive experience in growing Smartcard & IT Security businesses in his previous capacities and is a highly regarded and renowned person on business advisory in the Smartcard industry.  


15:10 The 5-year forecast to 2025: Market update for chip card & Government ID,  — Speaker : Nicolás AceroInfineon Technologies 

15:30 Update: Hardware/Software/Packaging — Speaker: Markus Moesenbacher, Infineon Technologies

15:50 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

16:10 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%.

16:30 COVID-19 card: Hardware-based assistance for International Travelling

Speaker: Ji Zheng, Infineon Technologies

Ji Zheng is Principal Engineer of Technical Marketing at Infineon Technologies’s Secure Identification business. He is responsible for the eID systems and solutions worldwide. His remit also includes driving strategic marketing, as well specific customer projects and communication. In over 10 years of working alongside Infineon’s customers and partners, Ji Zheng has witnessed, and contributed to, a significant growth of eID schemes globally. Besides project deployment, his strategic focus includes innovation, from the initial idea to industrialisation. Prior to joining Infineon, Ji Zheng worked for Siemens on various international projects. A Chinese national, is now Munich-based and holds a diploma of Business Informatics from the University of Regensburg.


16:50 The Silicon Trust in 2021 — Speaker: Steve Atkins, Silicon Trust

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