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Event Schedule 

Dice Schedule

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Pre unConference Day


Start and welcome to the DICE Pre-Conference at 13:30h

13:30-14:00 Official welcome by Swiss Government – Dr. Michael Schöll, Director Federal Office of Justice

14:00-15:30h Keynotes and presentations on Digital Identity Topics and Issues

Room 1:

SSI 101 - Introduction to Decentralized Identity Decentralized Identity Foundation DIF Damien Glover

An Introduction to VCs and DIDs AyanWorks Ajay Jadhav

Formats, Formats, everywhere Formats - what can an implementer do? Procivis AG Andreas Freitag

Room 2:

Secure Digital Identities showcase program Germany - Lessons Learned Begleitforschung Sichere Digitale Identitäten Franziska Granc

Trusted lists - an overview of the state of play

Scaling SSI - Technology and Ecosystem SICPA Victor Martinez Jurado / Vladimir Vujovic

15:30-16:00h Practical workshops "SSI applied - Swiss Proof of Concepts"

Swiss Railway SBB - Vitus Ammann University of Zurich - Prof. Claudio Tessone BIT ePerso - Carsten Plum

16:00 - 16:30 Internet Identity

The End of Usernames and Passwords - Dfinity Foundation, Dominic Williams, Founder & Chief Scientist

16:30-17:30h Panel “International digital identity programs – a government perspective”

Moderator: Prof. Tim Weingärtner, HSLU 

Alexandra Hacklin, Ministry of Finance Finland

Anil John, Department of Homeland Security USA

Anton Komendera, Austrian Federal Computing Centre

Rolf Rauschenbach, Department of Justice Switzerland 

Jacques von Benecke, Digital Identity Advisor Government of Kingdom of Bhutan

Caroline Copley, Department for Science, Innovation and Technology United Kingdom


17:30h-till late Official DICE welcome event


Thursday, June 8, 2023

Day One


Doors Open at 8:00 AM (coffee/tea, breakfast)

9:00 – 09:30 Welcome & Introductions 

09:30-10:30 Opening Circle & Agenda Creation 

10:30-11:30 Session 1

11:30-12:30 Session 2   

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:30 Session 3 

14:30-15:30 Session 4   

15:30-16:30 Session 5   

16:30-17:30 Closing Circle 

18:00 - 20:30 Conference Dinner


Friday, June 9, 2023

Day Two


Doors Open at 8:00 AM (coffee/tea, breakfast)

9:00 - 09:30 Opening Circle & Agenda Creation

9:30-10:30 Session 6   

10:30-11:30 Session 7   

11:30-12:30 Session 8     

12:30-13:30 Lunch            

13:30-14:30 Session 9      

14:30-15:30 Session 10    

15:30-16:30 Closing Circle

Meals - breakfast, lunch, the welcome reception, and conference dinner are included in the ticket price.