The Privacy Flag project was actively represented at the IoT Week 2017 Conference, in Geneva Switzerland from June 6 to 9, 2017.

MI, AS, IIP and UoB organized several sessions on IoT Security and Privacy, including:

IoT Security & Privacy: chaired by Sébastien Ziegler of Mandat International (MI), with the participation of Luca Bolognini of the Istituto Italiano per la Privacy (IIP), Jean Phillippe   Walter of the Swiss Data Protection Office, James St-Pierre, Deputy Director of NIST Lab, and Paul Nemitz the Director responsible for Fundamental rights and Union citizenship in the Directorate-General Justice of the European Commission.

GDPR & IoT: chaired by Luca Bolognini (IIP), with Lucio Scudiero of Archimede Solutions (AS), Prof. Andrew Charlesworth of the University of Bristol (UoB), Steve Purser Head of Core Operations Department of ENISA, and Dr. Rolf H. Weber of the University of Zurich – Faculty of Law.

IoT Risk Management: chaired by Lucio Scudiero (AS), with Antonio Kung of Trialog S.A. and ISO, Stefano Bianchi of Softeco Sismat, Christopher Hemmens of MI, and Gyu Myoung Lee of SMIEEE Liverpool John Moores University.


AS also organized and operated a Booth presenting Privacy Flag and the certification scheme developed in the context of the respective Task T6.4. The Booth was quite successful and attracted a lot of attention. It also appeared on the Swiss national TV channel during the news.