The 13th European Electronic Signature Forum (EFPE), the largest in Europe, took place in Poland this June and was dedicated to trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market.
This year the Forum was preceded by an extended three-day session of ETSI TC experts.
The main aim of the conference was to update participants on the current trends, remarkable implementations and available solutions for the development of electronic trust services in the information space.
EFPI-2013 brought together some of the leading experts from 22 countries, including some non-EU countries such as Australia, US, UK, Japan, Russia and Ukraine.
Professor Alexander Shelupanov, TUSUR Vice-Rector for Research and the director of Institute of System Integration and Security, who is a permanent Russian representative in the program committee, also participated in the Forum. He was a speaker at the plenary session where he focused on modelling of identification and authentication mechanisms for information systems security, creation of guaranteed trusted environments and theoretical research in strong authentication
On the last day of the forum its members have signed a memorandum that was sent to the specialised EU committees, bodies and ministries to prompt them to implement the proposals of the conference members.