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                        PUBLIC KEY SOLUTIONS 1996

                        30 September - 2 October
                     Zurich-Glattbrugg, Switzerland


Public Key Solutions 1996 (PKS'96) is the second in a new family of
annual international conferences for the promotion of public key infor-
mation security solutions for electronic commerce, trade, telecommuni-
cations, administrations and health care systems. The conference is
application-oriented, examines existing solutions and identifies
emerging technologies and trends in

- Electronic commerce security
- Internet security
- Electronic payment systems
- Trust center infrastructures
- Public key implementation
- Crypto laws and policy issues
- Public key algorithms


The program consists of a two-day conference (30 September/1 October 1996)
and a special SEMPER workshop (2 October 1996). A number of speakers with
high reputation in the field and with experience in practical solutions
have been invited.

SEMPER Workshop

The SEMPER workshop is part of PKS'96 and it will be dedicated to pre-
sentations and pilot demonstrations of the partners involved in the
European Project SEMPER (Secure Electronic Marketplace for Europe).
The sponsoring partners and the SEMPER Special Interest Group will
meet on that occasion. Visit http://www.semper.org to get more
information about the project.

Program Table

September 29, 1996

19:00 - 21:00 Reception

September 30, 1996

9:00  - 10:00 Registration

10:00 - 11:00 Welcome and Keynote Address

11:00 - 11:30 Break

11:30 - 12:00 Electronic Commerce - A Key to the Single Market Philippe Lefebvre,
              Commission of European Communities, DG III

12:00 - 12:30 Europay - Chip cards in an International Payment System
              Marijke De Soete, Europay International

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 14:30 The ECBS Recommendations for Secure Electronic Bank over
              the Internet
              Rainer A. Rueppel, r3 security engineering ag

14:30 - 15:00 Electronic payment systems Michael Waidner, IBM Zurich Research

15:00 - 15:30 Break

15:30 - 16:00 Business impact of public key solutions to the German banking sector
              Wilhelm Niehoff, Bundesverband Deutscher Banken

16:00 - 16:30 Mastercard's Payment System Strategy
              Bill Poletti, Mastercard International

16:30 - 18:00 Panel discussion: The future of Internet Payment Systems

October 1, 1996

09:00 - 09:30 Digital signature legislation in the US and Versign's
              certification services
              Michael S.Baum, Verisign

09:30 - 10:00 Public Key Infrastructure on the Internet
              Paul Van Oorschot, Nortel (Bell-Northern Research)

10:00 - 10:30 Trusted Third Parties in the European Information Infrastructure
              Ted Humphreys, ITAEGV/Xisec

10:30 - 11:00 Break

11:00 - 11:30 Practical solutions to key escrow and regulatory aspects
              Chris Mitchell, University of London Royal Holloway

11:30 - 12:00 Key Management Services in Switzerland
              Juerg Spoerndli, Telekurs Payserv AG

12:00 - 12:30 SWIFT's Electronic Bills of Lading
              Peter Landrock, Cryptomathic/University of Aarhus

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 14:30 Elliptic Curve Cryptosystems - providing solutions for
              electronic commerce
              Scott Vanstone, Certicom/University of Waterloo

14:30 - 15:00 The UK banks' strategy regarding public key technology
              Paul J. Faulkner, Barclays Bank

15:00 - 15:30 Break

15:30 - 16:00 Chip cards and Elliptic curve public key systems
              Walter Fumy, Siemens AG

16:00 - 16:30 Deployment of Public Key Solutions within the German Telekom
              Bernd Kowalski, Roland Nehl, Deutsche Telekom

16:30         Conference wrap up

October 2, 1996 - SEMPER Workshop

09:00 - 09:30 Advanced Communications Technologies and Services to
              support Electronic Commerce
              Renaud di Francesco, Commission of European Communities, DG XIII

09:30 - 10:00 Overview of SEMPER
              Michael Waidner, IBM Zurich Research

10:00 - 10:30 User Requirements on Electronic Commerce
              Ingo Saleck, Otto-Versand, Hamburg

10:30 - 11:00 Break

11:00 - 11:30 Security Architecture of SEMPER
              Torben Pedersen, Cryptomathic

11:30 - 12:00 Electronic Means of Payment
              John West, Europay International

12:00 - 12:30 SEMPER Trials and Prototype
              Maria Tsakali, INTRACOM, Athens

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:00 Demonstration of the SEMPER Prototype
              Dimitri Livas, EUROCOM, Athens

15:00 - 16:00 Panel Discussion: SEMPER's Role for the Global Marketplace

16:00         Workshop wrap up

Program Committee

- Rainer Rueppel, r3 security engineering ag
- Walter Fumy, Siemens AG
- Peter Landrock, Cryptomathic A/S / University of Aarhus
- Scott Vanstone, Certicom Corp. / University of Waterloo
- Michael Waidner, IBM Zurich Research

Location and Hotel information

The conference will be held in the Renaissance Hotel in Zurich/Glattbrugg,
one of best equipped conference hotels in the greater area of Zurich,
close to the airport. A number of rooms have been reserved.

Renaissance Zurich Hotel
Talackerstrasse 1
CH-8151 Zurich-Glattbrugg
Phone +41 1 810 8500
Fax   +41 1 810 8755


Registration fee

PKS'96 Two-Day conference (30 September/1 October)       CHF 1200.-
SEMPER Workshop (2 October)                              CHF  600.-

Please note that full payment is due prior to commencement of the conference.
The registration fee includes VAT (6,5%), the conference lectures,
documentation, refreshment breaks and lunch on each day of the conference.
The cost of hotel accommodation is not included in the registration fee.

Early Registration Discount
Make your payment before 2 August 1996 and receive a CHF 100.- discount on the fee.

Registration Confirmation
Your registration will be confirmed after receiving your payment. Details
of venue and hotel accommodation will be sent with your confirmation.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be received in writing Friday, 23 August 1996 and will
be subject to a 10% administration fee. After 23 August 1996 no refunds
will be given. Substitutions may be made at any time without charge.

Registration Deadline
Friday, 23 August 1996

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c/o PKS'96
Zurichstrasse 151
CH-8607 Aathal/Zurich

Fax : +41 1 934 5657

About the sponsors

- r3 security engineering ag

based in Aathal/Zurich, Switzerland - is a highly specialized research,
consulting and engineering company providing open security solutions for
diverse environment. For more information please visit http://www.r3.ch

- Certicom Corp.

based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada - is a leading information security
company and providers of the leading edge Elliptic Curve Cryptosystem (ECC).
For more information please visit http://www.certicom.ca

- Cryptomathic A/S

based in Aarhus, Denmark - is one of the few independent consulting companies
in Europe which develops data security and cryptography. For more information
please visit http://cryptomathic.aau.dk

- IBM Research

IBM has developed several technologies for network security and electronic
commerce that are based on key innovations made within IBM Research. The
Research Division's Zurich Laboratory has been selected to provide technical
leadership for the SEMPER project. For more information please
visit http://www.zurich.ibm.com


The official brochure will be available in the middle of July.
To get a copy or other information please contact :

r3 security engineering ag
c/o PKS'96
Zurichstrasse 151
CH-8607 Aathal/Zurich

Phone : +41 1 934 5656
Fax   : +41 1 934 5657
Email : pks96reg@r3.ch

For the latest news please visit : http://www.r3.ch

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