On 15 November 2013, the IIEA held a major Cybersecurity Conference in Dublin. The conference brought together a high-profile line-up of policymakers and experts from the White House, NATO, GCHQ and beyond to discuss emerging cyber threats and their implications for governments, businesses and citizens. The conference explored these themes across three high-level panel discussions, which focused on the implications of cybercrime for global business; protecting the individual and the small business online; and global responses to emerging threats. Speakers included Michael Daniel, Special Assistant to President Obama and U.S. Cybersecurity Coordinator; Ambassador Sorin Ducaru, Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, NATO; Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar, Cybersecurity Policy Advisor, European External Action Service (EEAS); and Olivier Burgersdijk, Head of Strategy and Outreach, European Cybercrime Centre (EC3).
Videos of keynote addresses from the conference can be viewed here.
Conference on ‘The Future of Banking in Europe’, 2 December 2013, The Institute of International and European Affairs, Dublin, in association with McCann FitzGerald Solicitors and supported by KPMG
On 2 December the IIEA, in association with McCann FitzGerald, hosted a major conference in the Convention Centre Dublin, entitled ‘The Future of Banking in Europe’. Featuring six sessions and 15 high-level speakers drawn from the banking sector, European Institutions and five
European central banks, the conference focused on the European Commission’s proposals for a Banking Union and their implications for the European banking sector. Participants in the conference included Vítor Constâncio, Vice President of the European Central Bank; Michael Noonan, Irish Minister for Finance; Patrick Honohan, Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland; John Bruton, Chairman of the International Financial Services Centre Ireland; Alan Dukes, Former Irish Finance Minister; Paul Gallagher, Former Attorney General of Ireland; and Robert Priester, Deputy CEO of the European Banking Federation. Videos and audio of the speakers can be found at the conference website.