High Security Printing EMEA

Tallinn, Estonia

13-15 June 2022

 

It has been splendid, excellent presentations from distinguished players in the currency and ID documents ecosystem. The coronavirus threat couldn’t stop HSP EMEA, Lisbon, Portugal!

National Identity Authority, Ghana

High Security Printing EMEA

Tallinn, Estonia

13-15 June 2022

 

The conference was very interesting. Regarding the new trends in technology it’s interesting to explore both perspectives from industry and law enforcement.

Immigration and Borders Service (Portugal)

High Security Printing EMEA

Tallinn, Estonia

13-15 June 2022

 

In my opinion, the conference gave me the opportunity to see the next products and technical developments in the area of ID document security. The conference is well organised and I do not have any remarks.

Ministry of the Interior, Croatia

High Security Printing EMEA

Tallinn, Estonia

13-15 June 2022

 

Continues to be a very interesting conference that lets us know the news and good practices used by partner as well as trends.

INCM

High Security Printing EMEA

Tallinn, Estonia

13-15 June 2022

 

Good venue – excellent! A pity what is happening in the world – great that it still happened! Well done!

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About High Security Printing EMEA

The Regional Forum for Secure Document Technologies

The latest technologies and techniques in the production and issue of banknotes, ePassports, ID cards, visas and other secure documents across Europe, Middle-East and Africa.

The conference, which provides excellent networking opportunities alongside the programme and exhibition, is complemented by a number of social events, including a welcome cocktail reception and gala dinner.

Attendance at the EMEA events is generally in the region of 300-350, with attendees not just from the region, but all parts of the globe. This provides an excellent opportunity to meet senior level decision makers in one location and will be of interest to those companies already working in, or looking to expand into, European, Middle-East and African region.

Government organisations are provided an attractive fee structure whilst Europe, Middle-East and Africa delegates who live and work in the region are also eligible for reduced rates.

High Security Printing™ EMEA focuses on government-specified and issued documents, including currency, fiduciary documents, excise stamps, ID cards, e-passports, visas, vehicle documents and licences, with a particular emphasis on banknotes and the emerging technologies for ID and travel documents. As in previous events, speakers will be specialists in their field providing technical presentations, including some regional case studies. Running in tandem with the event will be a trade exhibition of approximately 30 exhibitors working in the currency, e-passport, smart card, authentication and related industries.

High Security Printing EMEA is one of a trio of regional events from Reconnaissance, with its two sister events – High Security Printing Latin America and High Security Printing Asia – also taking place annually, serving their respective regions.

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Attendees

Countries

Organisations

Government Organisations

Who Should Attend the Forum?

  • Governments
  • Central banks
  • Banknote issuing authorities
  • Issuers of passports, ID and travel documents
  • Regulators/Enforcement
  • Law enforcement agencies
  • Document examiners
  • Border and immigration control
  • Counterfeit analysts
  • Specialist Service Providers & Equipment Suppliers
  • State printing works
  • Commercial high security printers
  • Suppliers of substrates, security features and biometrics
  • Suppliers and integrators of passport and ID systems
  • Pre-press, printing, finishing and inspection equipment manufacturers
  • Suppliers of specialist services for the security printing and ID markets

About Estonia

Estonia is a safe and secure country where the fundamental rights and freedoms of all are equally guaranteed.

More information about the Estonia can be found on the Estonian government’s website https://www.valitsus.ee/en.

Conditions and restrictions that foreigners arriving to Estonia must take into account, are found on the website of the Estonian Ministry of the Foreign Affairs https://kriis.ee/en/travelling-crossing-state-border/travelling-estonia/coming-estonia.

Internal restrictions valid in Estonia can be found here:https://www.kriis.ee/en/crisis-management-qa/crisis-management/current-restrictions.

Police and Border Guard Board, Estonia

Programme

Monday 13 June 2022

09:00 – 12:30 Identity – Digitizing Identity: Benefits and Risks Highlighted by the Current Regulatory Landscape

In this interactive workshop we will provide the context of international remote identity verification and will compare and contrast different global approaches and how they impact user experience, fraud detection and document design.

This session is designed to bring together specialists from different fields to brainstorm problems and present their proposed solutions. All of the attendees will focus on distinct problems and highlight their insights for the benefit of all the participants.

09:00 – 12:30 SustainabilityReducing the Environmental Impact of Cash

Sustainability has become a high profile topic for good reasons. This seminar will look at what producers of cash and coins and what cash management stakeholders can do to reduce the environmental impact of their operations and the cash cycle. The aim of these talks, given in a workshop format to allow discussion and exchanges of views and information, is to share best practice and to provide examples which others might want to consider doing. They will include what has been done, and with what results, and how the organisations approached making these changes.

Given the role of central banks in shaping the environment and setting the agenda for the cash industry, there will also be a panel discussion with central banks about the priority they place on sustainability, their ambitions for it and the changes they would like to see.

Wherever you are on your journey to sustainability, this session aims to give food for thought about new opportunities to do things differently.

13:30 – 17:00 Identity – Going Inside Counterfeiting Print Shops

What would you expect to find inside a counterfeiting print shop? Using open source intelligence, this interactive seminar will develop your understanding of the equipment and materials used in counterfeiting operations and train you to identify them in media reports. It will be demonstrated that this approach can be useful for counterfeit analysis without having access to the counterfeits. This seminar will be of interest to delegates who have responsibility for examining and processing counterfeits or developing security features.

13:30 – 17:00 Sustainability – Waste Not, Want Not – New Solutions to Support the Circular Economy’

Whilst the partner seminar: ‘Reducing Environmental Impact’ looks at what producers and distributors of documents of value can do to reduce the environmental impact of their operations – ‘Waste Not, Want Not’ explores the adaptation and application of authentication and track and trace technologies to the developing circular economy.

As the name implies, a circular economy (CE) extends the traditional notions of operations management to include production, consumption, reuse and waste management.

The seminar will focus on the beginning and end of the CE (if that’s possible for a circle) – ethical sourcing and waste management. Many of the issues faced in developing and sustaining the CE are bound into identifying where materials have come from and where goods, after their useful life, are going to. These topics are familiar to many companies involved in the security and identity industries, but which provide new opportunities for their solutions beyond the conventional applications for brand protection, track and trace and authentication.

The seminar is arranged to look at waste management first and then, after the break, ethical sourcing. The first part will open with an introduction into what waste management is, in context of CE, and what role technology plays in this area.

The session will continue with presentations from companies within the secure document industry on their vision for the circular economy, and how their solutions are supporting this.

After a short break, the seminar will look at the important role that secure documentation and traceability are playing in supporting the move towards ethical sourcing. Blood diamonds, child labour, deforestation, supply chain transparency and verifiable provenance are just some of the topics open to discussion.

18:30 Welcome Reception

Tuesday 14 June 2022

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Session 1 – Secure Document Landscape Review

09:00

Welcome and Conference Overview

Samantha Burns

Reconnaissance International (UK)

09:10

Welcome Address

Kristjan Jaani

The Minister of the Interior (Estonia)

09:20

Regional Developments in Banknotes and Coins 2020-2022

Astrid Mitchell

Currency News (UK)

09:40

Sustainability & Ethics – Taking Action Together to Drive Change

Lachlan McDonald

CCL Secure (Australia)

10:00

New Version of the e-Passport

EC Commission

EC Commission (Belgium)

10:20 Session Q&A
10:35 Break – Refreshments

Session 2 – Regional Currency Developments                              

11:05

TBC

11:25

Neuroscience Applied to Banknotes and Security Features

Cristina García

Banco de España (Spain)

11:45

TBC

PWPW

PWPW (Poland)

12:05

An Objective Look at Security and the Future of Cash

Gerben van Wijk

Luminescence Sun Chemical (UK)

12:25

TBC

12:45 Session Q&A

Session 2 – Identity Landscape – Design through to Delivery

11:05

What can Possibly go Wrong when Designing a new Document?

Toni Kaskiala

Thales (Finland)

11:25

How to Design Identity Documents in a Changing World

Barna Barabas

JURA (Hungary)

11:45

The Emerging Influential Factors of Document Design

Simon Horswell

Onfido (UK)

12:05

The New German ID Card – More Than Meets The Eye

Anna Wandschneider

Forensic Science Institute at the Bundeskriminalamt (Germany)

Duncan Faulkner

Bundesdruckerei (Germany)

12:25

Counterfeit Travel and Identity Documents in the Republic of Moldova

Maria Donos

General Inspectorate of Border Police of MIA (Republic of Moldova)

12:45 Session Q&A
12:55 Lunch

Session 3 – Design and Production

13:45

Digital, Modular, Sustainable: The Future of Banknotes

Christophe Butzerin

Koenig & Bauer Banknote Solutions (Switzerland)

14:05

Relief™ : 3D Solutions for the Future

TBC

Oberthur Fiduciaire (France)

14:25

A Culture of Improvement

Phil Holland

Komori (Japan)

14:45

Nanoengineered Optical Security Features for Protection of Banknotes

Robert Dvorak

IQ Structures (Czech Republic)

15:10

Advanced Security Features for Banknotes

Ian Smith

LEONHARD KURZ Stiftung & Co. KG (Germany)

15:30

Introducing the latest UV-feature Mouve (INK)

Ulrich Walter

Gleitsmann Security Inks

15:40 Session Q&A

Session 3 – Authentication and Certification

13:45

Innovative Optical Technology Dedicated to Security Document Authentication

Andrey Karyuchin

SICPA (Switzerland)

14:05

The Ghanacard’s Trajectory to the ICAO Certification

Emmanuel Kpakpo Brown

Ghana National Identification Authority (Ghana)

14:25

Uganda’s new Driver’s Licensing System

David Jacob Ruhinda

Ministry of Works and Transport (Uganda)

Dr Aweke Lemma

Veridos Uganda (Uganda & Germany)

14:45

Barcoded Postage Stamps: Variable Matrix Code Printing and Inspection Challenges

Maarten Rambach

Lake Image (UK)

Manuel Hernandez

Domino Printing (UK)

15:10

eID Innovative Antenna Connections for Ultra-thin and Robust Contactless eID Documents

Ksenia Egorova

Infineon Technologies (Germany)

15:30

How to add Smartphone Connectivity to Secure Documents with Fully Printed Electronic Authentication

Jan Thiele

Prismade (Germany)

15:40 Session Q&A
16:00 Close of Day One
16:30 Extended Exhibition Viewing

 

18:30 Gala Dinner

Wednesday 15 June 2022

Session 4 – Processes

09:00

Different Substrates Within the Devaluation Process – Shreds fit for Recycling

Gabriel Moser

Hunkeler (Switzerland)

09:20

Black Diamond – Advanced Gravure Currency printing technology

Mark Jones

Roto Hybrid Advanced Technologies (UK)

09:40

TBC

Richard Perera

Landqart (Switzerland)

10:00

TBC

Veronica Esponda

WTG Water Treatment (Austria)

10:20

Can Security be Agile?

TBC

Portals (United Kingdom)

10:40 Session Q&A

Session 4 – Substrates, Features and Secure Docs

09:00

Pushing Boundaries in Polycarbonate and Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) Enabled Identification Documents

Georgios Tziovaras

Covestro (Germany)

09:20

Innovative Solution to the Polycarbonate IDs

Robert Dvorak

IQ Structures (Czech Republic)

09:40

Passport Transition From Paper to Polycarbonate Datapage

TBC

Surys (France)

10:00

The New era of Colour in ID Documents

Thomas Poreaux

IDEMIA (France)

10:20

Next Level Security Windows

Terhi Halminen

Thales (France)

10:40 Session Q&A
11:00 Break – Refreshments

Session 5 – Sustainability / Cash of the Future

11:30

Cash of the Future

Dr. Johannes Beermann

Deutsche Bundesbank (Germany)

11:50

Cashtech: Can Innovation Solve the Cash Conundrum?

Guillaume Lepecq

Agis Consulting (France)

12:10

De La Rue Data Analytics – Banknote Data Trends

TBC

De La Rue (UK)

12:30

Sustainable Cash

John Winchcombe

Reconnaissance Intl (UK)

12:40 Session Q&A

Session 5 – Verification / Fraud / Examination

11:30

TBC

11:50

Why Mobile Identities Need a Card

Liz O'Brien

HID Global (USA)

11:50

Addressing Document Fraud and Facilitating Ease of Use

Joachim Caillosse

Secure Identity Alliance (France)

12:30

Digital Printing and Counterfeiting

Alex van Duuren

Andrupos (Netherlands)

12:40 Session Q&A
13:00 Lunch

14:00 Session 6 – Panel Session – Design and Production of Security Documents through Digital Print

This panel will provide an introduction to high-end digital print equipment and its use for security documents. It will offer information, guidance and a contextual overview on the digital security print, as well as practical insights in to setting up and using the systems. The session will be invaluable to all involved in security document issuance design and printing.

Dgital printing technologies are finding an ever-increasing role in the production of secure documents, particularly in areas that require low setup costs and the individualisation of documents with unique or sequential features. This is seeing the development of digitally-specific security print design features. What are they and how do you incorporate them in to your security document?

Before adopting digital printing for your secured documents you need to consider its characteristics, the consumables available for digital printing and the supporting design and pre-press software available – as well as how you might integrate with traditional analogue printing. You also need to consider the easy availability of digital printers and how its output compares against the output of the specialist equipment being developed for security printing.

This panel will examine the characteristics of these specialist digital printers for secured documents, with information on security inks for digital printing, feature design software, printing hardware and real-life applications. It will also take a big-picture look at the opportunities and threats arising from these printer developments.

The session will feature presentations from equipment, software and ink suppliers as well as a company already offering digitally printed documents, to ensure that you get clear, detailed and practical information on the possibilities and options of using high-end digital systems for security documents.

16:00 Panel Q&A
16:15 Closing Speech, Closing Cocktails, Exhibition
18:30 HSP Football

Our Venue

Hilton Tallinn Park

Making your hotel reservation

Delegates are responsible for arranging their own travel and accommodation.

Booking Your Stay

Delegates can book their stay for the conference and receive the special Reconnaissance International rate.

EUR 125 per night

Includes breakfast, Wi-Fi and VAT. 

Contact details

Fr. R. Kreutzwaldi 23
10147 Tallinn
Estonia
Tel: +372 630 5333

Website

Beware of Unsolicited Offers

Delegates should only book their accommodation using the official reservation page when it becomes available – and not through any other agent.

Disreputable companies (such as Trade Show Housing) have been known to approach delegates with unauthorised offers – and these companies cannot be trusted.

Such companies have not been endorsed by us – and we never share delegate information with any housing company or travel agent. All unsolicited offers should be ignored.

If you have any questions or concerns about the hotel arrangements, contact the conference team:
events@reconnaissance-intl.com
+44 (0)1932 785 680

Delegate Fees

Government representatives can attend the conference free of charge – while special rates are available to regional delegates and state enterprise subsidiaries who permanently live and work across the Europe, Middle-East and Africa.

Further discounts apply for early registration – ends on 11 March 2022

Ends 11 Mar 2022

After 11 Mar 2022

Standard Delegate

EUR 2,490

EUR 2,760

State Enterprise Delegate 1

EUR 820

EUR 900

Government First Two Delegates 2

Free of charge

Free of charge

Government Additional Delegate 2

EUR 820

EUR 900

1. State Enterprise Delegate – Applies to 100% state-owned enterprises, such as printers and paper mills, based across the Europe, Middle-East and Africa
2. Government Delegate – Applies to government issuing authorities such as passport agencies, immigration authorities and central banks. Includes any government department responsible for the issue of banknotes, passports, ID cards and documents, revenue stamps, health cards or vehicle registration documents etc, as well as customs, immigration and law enforcement agencies.

Pre-Conference Workshops Fees

There is an additional charge to attend our pre-conference workshops. Government delegates can attend for free.

Government

All Other Delegates

One Pre-Conference Workshop

Free of charge

EUR 470

Two Pre-Conference Workshops

Free of charge

EUR 690

Government delegates can attend these seminars for free. The government rate applies to issuing authorities only, ie. government departments responsible for the issue of banknotes (central banks), or passports, ID cards and documents, revenue stamps, health cards, vehicle registration documents etc only, as well as customs, immigration and law enforcement agencies

Delegate Fees

Government representatives can attend the conference free of charge – while special rates are available to regional delegates and state enterprise subsidiaries who permanently live and work across the Europe, Middle-East and Africa.

Further discounts apply for early registration – ends on 11 March 2022

Standard Delegate

Ends 11 Mar 2022

After 11 Mar 2022

EUR 2,490

EUR 2,760

State Enterprise Delegate

Ends 11 Mar 2022

After 11 Mar 2022

EUR 820

EUR 900

State Enterprise Delegate – Applies to 100% state-owned enterprises, such as printers and paper mills, based across the Europe, Middle-East and Africa.

Government First Two Delegates

Ends 11 Mar 2022

After 11 Mar 2022

Free of charge

Free of charge

Government Delegate – Applies to government issuing authorities such as passport agencies, immigration authorities and central banks. Includes any government department responsible for the issue of banknotes, passports, ID cards and documents, revenue stamps, health cards or vehicle registration documents etc, as well as customs, immigration and law enforcement agencies.

Government Additional Delegate

Ends 11 Mar 2022

After 11 Mar 2022

EUR 820

EUR 900

Government Delegate – Applies to government issuing authorities such as passport agencies, immigration authorities and central banks. Includes any government department responsible for the issue of banknotes, passports, ID cards and documents, revenue stamps, health cards or vehicle registration documents etc, as well as customs, immigration and law enforcement agencies.

Pre-Conference Workshop Fees

There is an additional charge to attend our pre-conference workshop. Government delegates can attend for FREE.

All Other Delegates

One Workshop

Two Workshops

EUR 470

EUR 690

Government delegates can attend these seminars for free. The government rate applies to issuing authorities only, ie. government departments responsible for the issue of banknotes (central banks), or passports, ID cards and documents, revenue stamps, health cards, vehicle registration documents etc only, as well as customs, immigration and law enforcement agencies