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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | 2-4 June
DAY 1   -   DAY 2



Session 1: National eID in Africa

Session 2: Role of International Development Agencies

Session 3: Role of Solutions Providers

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Making Everyone Count - Providing Legal Identity and Delivering e-ID Enabled Services to All
Hassane Cissé, Director, Governance and Inclusive Institutions, Governance Global Practice, The World Bank


Establishing Solid Linkages between Civil Registration and National Identity Systems
Raj Gautam Mitra, Chief, Demographic and Social Statistics Section, African Centre for Statistics United Nations Economic Commission for Africa


Electronic Identity in the Service of Democratic Elections in Africa
Niall McCann, Lead Electoral Adviser, Bureau of Policy and Programme Support, UNDP

Keynote - Foundational Identity Programs Around the World
Alan Gelb, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development

Tanzania’s National Identity Programme: Vision and Execution
Joseph Makani, Director of Management and Information Systems (DMIS), NIDA, Tanzania

Experience of Rwanda in Implementing a National Identification Program
Pascal Nyamulinda, Director General, National Identification Agency, Rwanda


Innovations in Digital Identity Implementation: The Ghana Experience
H.E. Edward Ato Sarpong, Deputy Minister of Communications, Ghana


The Circle Of eLife - with an Integrated System

Tobaiwa T. Mudede, Registrar General, Ministry of Home Affairs, Zimbabwe

Henry T. Machiri, Director, ICT, IDs and Passport Production, Ministry of Home Affairs, Zimbabwe


Kenya’s Experience in Identification and Registration of Persons
Reuben Kimotho, Director, National Registration Bureau, Kenya

Beyond Identity: Government Services Enabled by Tanzania’s Identity Smart Card
Mr. Nuru Yakub Othman, Director, IRIS Corporation, Tanzania


Building a World Class Administration from Scratch in Mauritania. An ID Management Case Study
Ibrahima Kamara, Business Development Area Manager, Government and Identity Solutions Division (GIS), Morpho


Delivering High Security Electronic Credentials and eServices to Bangladesh
Vincent Bernard, VP, Marketing & Partnership, Citizen Access & Identity M Business Unit 
Oberthur Technologies


National Registry, Corner Stone of a Secure National Scheme
Charles Mevaa, Vice President, Sub-Saharan Africa, Government Programs, Gemalto


Shaping the identification future - the African challenge
Thomas Harenberg, Managing Director, Veridos FZE


Biometric Authentication of the Recipients of Universal Health Cover in Côte d’Ivoire
Bart Symons, Senior Technical Consultant, Zetes PASS

Day 1



Session 4: Digital Identity Applications & Services

Session 5: The eID Technology Roadmap

Session 6: African Strategies for Digital Transformation

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Identification: The Cornerstone of Social Protection
Robert Palacios, Global Thematic Group Leader, Pensions & Social Insurance, Social Protection and Labor Practice, World Bank Group

The Role of Identity in Social Protection: Challenges and Opportunities for More Inclusive Approaches to Programs
H.E. Zahra Youssouf Kayad, Minister of Social Solidarity, Republic of Djibouti

How Identity Enables Financial Inclusion and Social Protection
Vijay Madan , Director General and Mission Director, Unique Identity Authority of India

10 Years of Secure Digital ID, from eID to Mobile ID
Janek Mägi, Head of Citizenship and Migration Policy Department, Ministry of Interior, Estonia

Guinea Bissau - Delivering Trusted Services with Secure National ID
Wayne Fletcher, Marketing Manager, Government Solutions, Entrust Datacard

How Chip Technology Enables Multiple Electronic Identity Applications
Ingo Liersch, Director, Product Marketing, Government Identification, Infineon Technologies

eID and Secure Payments Convergence in Africa
Vadim Teresko, Co-owner and Business Development Director, X INFOTECH


Mobile Biometrics: The Expectations and The Realities
Nandan Gopalakrishna, Director, Innovations, Techno Brain


Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Migrating to eID Systems (But Were Afraid to Ask) 
Jean-Baptiste Milan, Vice President, Business Development, Alliances and Innovation, Arjo Systems


Optical Security Features to Complement Chip-based Government Documents 
Holger Reinke, General Director of Sales - Africa, Government Documents, OVD Kinegram


Identity-To-Go – Secure & Convenient Authentication for eID Cards and Smartphones
Laurent Muller, Senior Director, Regional Marketing & Sales, Identification EMEA, NXP Semiconductors

Digitization of Immigration Control & ID Management in Madagascar: Expectations and Challenges
Iris Jacky Bezokiny, Director of Immigration and Emigration
Ministry of the Interior and Decentralisation, Republic of Madagascar


Integration of Identity Management and Civil Registration for Secure Identity Management and Improved Service Delivery - The Case of Botswana
Neo Lepang, Statutory National Registrar, Identity Management and Civil Registration
Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs, Republic of Botswana


How to Successfully Implement ID Cards and National Registration - The Lesotho Perspective
Tumelo Raboletsi, Director, National Identity and Civil Registry, Ministry of Home Affairs, Lesotho

Day 2
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