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SPEAKERS

21-24 May 2024 I Cape Town, South Africa

Dr. Joseph J. ATICK

Executive Chairman

ID4Africa

Host:

PS0, PS1, PS2, PS4, PS9

Yodahe ZEMICHAEL

Executive Director

National ID Program, and ID4Africa Ambassador, Ethiopia

Speaker:

PS1

Amb. Prof. Julius BITOK

Principal Secretary

State Department for Immigration & Citizen Services, Ministry of Interior and National Administration, Kenya

Speaker:

PS1

Engr. Abisoye COKER-ODUSOTE

Director General/CEO

National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), and ID4Africa Ambassador, Nigeria

Speaker:

PS1

Moderator:

PS5

Silété DEVO

Director General

National Identification Agency, and ID4Africa Ambassador, Togo

Speaker:

PS1

Sihle MTHIYANE

Chief Director, Policy & Strategy

Department of Home Affairs, South Africa

Speaker:

PS2

Panelist:

PS12

Josephine MUKESHA

Director General

National Identification Agency (NIDA), and ID4Africa Ambassador, Rwanda

Speaker:

PS2

Panelist:

PS12

Zeze REED

Deputy Executive Director

National Identification Registry; and ID4Africa Ambassador, Liberia

Speaker:

PS2

Mohamed M. MASSAQUOI

Director General and Chief Registration Officer

National Civil Registration Authority (NCRA); and ID4Africa Ambassador, Sierra Leone

Speaker:

PS2

Jonathan MARSKELL

Senior Program Officer, ID4D Initiative

The World Bank

Moderator:

PS3

Dr. Claire Dennis S. MAPA

Undersecretary, National Statistician and Civil Registrar General

Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), The Philippines

Speaker:

PS3

Emily R. PAGADOR

Assistant National Statistician, Use Case Development and Management Service

PhilSys Registry Office, The Philippines

Speaker:

PS3

Dr. Prabal PRATAP

Technology Director, Aadhaar Usage Division

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), India

Speaker:

PS3

Sofiene HEMISSI

CEO

Smart Tunisian Technoparks, Tunisia

Speaker:

PS3

Dr. Teguh SETYABUDI

Director General

Population and Civil Registration (Dukcapil), Ministry of Home Affairs, Indonesia

Speaker:

PS3

Hon. Tahina Michel RAZAFINDRAMALO

Minister

Ministry of Digital Development, Digital Transformation, Post and Telecommunications, Presidency of the Republic of Madagascar

Speaker:

PS4

Robert OPP

Chief Digital Officer

UNDP

Speaker:

PS4

Dr. Kanwaljit SINGH

Senior Program Officer, DPI

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Speaker:

PS4

Nanjira SAMBULI

Fellow, Technology and International Affairs Program

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Speaker:

PS4

Rosemary KISEMBO

Executive Director

National Identification & Registration Authority (NIRA); and ID4Africa Ambassador, Uganda

Speaker:

PS4

Chairperson:

F2

Dr. Hatwib MUGASA

Executive Director

National Information Technology Authority (NITA), Uganda

Speaker:

PS4

Mouhamed Mahi SY

Director, Information Systems

Agency for Universal Health Coverage; and ID4Africa Ambassador, Senegal

Speaker:

PS4

Aissatou Ndiaye SY

Director, ICT

Ministry of Communication, Telecommunications and Digital Economy; and ID4Africa Deputy Ambassador, Senegal

Speaker:

PS4

Mphatso SAMBO

Principal Secretary

National Registration Bureau; and ID4Africa Ambassador, Malawi

Speaker:

PS4

Paul KATEMA

eGovernment Director

Ministry of Information and Digitalization; and ID4Africa Deputy Ambassador, Malawi

Speaker:

PS4

Luke MATE

Director, Systems Development and Support

Smart Zambia Institute; and ID4Africa Deputy Ambassador, Zambia

Speaker:

PS4

Lisuba KABANDA

Deputy Project Manager, INRIS Project

Ministry of Home Affairs and Internal Security, Zambia

Speaker:

PS4

H.E. Victor Domingos CANHEMBA JÚNIOR

Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Interior, Mozambique

Speaker:

PS5

Matthias Kar KÖHLER

Vice President TECURITY®

Mühlbauer Group

Speaker:

PS5

Karim BENDADDA

Regional Sales Manager, Africa

IDEMIA

Speaker:

PS5

Yann HAGUET

Executive Vice President, Identity Division

IN Groupe

Speaker:

PS5

Tomas ANTOLIK

Executive Director, EMEA

Innovatrics

Speaker:

PS5

Suresh SETHI

MD & CEO

Protean eGov Technologies

Speaker:

PS5

Dr. Lourino Alberto CHEMANE

Chairman

National Institute of Information and Communication Technology (INTIC); and ID4Africa Deputy Ambassador, Mozambique

Moderator:

PS6

Chairperson:

W4

Andreas KUBA

Global Vice President, Sales

Veridos

Speaker:

PS6

Mark SULLIVAN

Director, Digital Services

Canadian Bank Note

Speaker:

PS6

Devendre GOPAUL

Permanent Secretary, Home Affairs Division

Prime Minister’s Office; and ID4Africa Ambassador, Mauritius

Speaker:

PS6

Sébastien GUÉRÉMY

VP, Digital Identity and Verification Solutions

Thales

Speaker:

PS6

Jeremy SPRINGALL

Global Head

SITA AT BORDERS

Speaker:

PS6

Sean ZHENG

CEO

EMPTECH

Speaker:

PS6

Patrick GROTHER

Biometric Testing Project Lead

NIST

Speaker:

PS7

Craig WATSON

Image Group Manager

NIST

Speaker:

PS7

Mei Lee NGAN

Computer Scientist

NIST

Speaker:

PS7

Gail HODGES

Executive Director

Open ID Foundation

Moderator:

PS8

Andrew HOPKINS

Chief, Digital Identity and Registration Section

UNHCR

Speaker:

PS8

Chairperson:

W2

Tumelo RABOLETSI

Principal Secretary

Ministry of Local Government, Chieftainship, Home Affairs and Police, and ID4Africa Ambassador, Lesotho

Speaker:

PS8

Dr. Victor AMADI

Research Fellow, Centre for Comparative Law in Africa

University of Cape Town, South Africa

Speaker:

PS8

Albert SIAW-BOATENG

Director, Free Movement of Persons, Migration and Cross Border Cooperation

ECOWAS

Speaker:

PS8

Rule Jimmy OPELO

Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs, Botswana

Speaker:

PS8

Adam COOPER

Technical Consultant

European Commission

Speaker:

PS9

Ramesh NARAYANAN

CTO

MOSIP

Speaker:

PS9

Michael McCASKILL

Director, Identity Management

America Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA)

Speaker:

PS9

Loffie JORDAAN

Business Solutions Architect

America Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA)

Speaker:

PS9

Kim HAMILTON DUFFY

Executive Director

Decentralized Identity Foundation (DIF)

Speaker:

PS9

Jacques VON BENECKE

CTO

Bhutan National Digital Identity Scheme

Speaker:

PS9

Ankur BANERJEE

CTO

Cheqd

Speaker:

PS9

Dr. Sarah LISTER

Head, Governance Bureau for Policy and Programme Support

UNDP

Moderator:

PS10

Hon. Shakeel SHABBIR AHMED

Member of Parliament

Kenya National Assembly

Speaker:

PS10

Hon. Gladys GANDA

Member of Parliament and Budget Committee Chair

Malawi National Assembly

Speaker:

PS10

Hon. Mariama Ella GOBA

Member of Parliament, Communication, Technology and Innovation

Sierra Leone House of Parliament

Speaker:

PS10

Madeleine SATILOU GOLEMAN épouse TOUVOLI

Member of the General and Institutional Affairs Committee

National Assembly, Côte d’Ivoire

Speaker:

PS10

Risa ARAI

Programme Specialist, Legal Identity

UNDP

Speaker:

PS10

Chairperson:

W3

Alexandre Marie YOMO

Director General

National Civil Status Registration Office (BUNEC), Cameroon

Speaker:

PS10

Discussant:

F2

Tulimeke MUNYIKA

Director, National Population Register, Identification and Production, Dept. of Civil Registration

Ministry of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety and Security; and ID4Africa Ambassador, Namibia

Speaker:

PS10

Dr. Aminah ZAWEDDE

Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Information and Communication Technology and National Guidance, Uganda

Speaker:

PS10

Percy CHINYAMA

National Coordinator

Smart Zambia Institute, Zambia

Speaker:

PS10

Discussant:

W4

Matthew McNAUGHTON

Digital Development Practitioner

Co-Develop

Moderator:

PS11

Sulemana BRAIMAH

Executive Director

Media Foundation of West Africa

Speaker:

PS11

Marianne DÍAZ HERNÁNDEZ

Global Campaigner

AccessNow

Speaker:

PS11

Pam DIXON

Founder & Executive Director

World Privacy Forum

Speaker:

PS11

Discussant:

F3

Nashilongo GERVASIUS

Technology Policy Researcher

University of Science & Technology, Namibia

Speaker:

PS11

Elizabeth ATORI

Legal Officer

Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER), Uganda

Speaker:

PS11

Discussant:

F4

Prof. Mame Penda BÂ

Researcher & Lecturer, Political Science

Gaston Berger University, Saint-Louis, Senegal

Speaker:

PS11

Mariam JAMAL

Digital Rights Program Officer

Haki na Sheria Initiative, Kenya

Speaker:

PS11

Conrad DALY

Senior Counsel, Human Development & Technology, Legal Vice Presidency, Operations Policy Unit

The World Bank

Moderator:

PS12

Nay CONSTANTINE

Legal Expert and Data Governance Specialist, ID4D Initiative, Digital Development Global Practice

The World Bank

Moderator:

PS12

Mohamed OUZGANE

Governor, Director of Liberties & Civil Society

Ministry of Interior, Morocco (TBC)

Panelist:

PS12

Edson GUYAI

Ag. Director, ID Management

National Identification Agency (NIDA); and ID4Africa Ambassador, Tanzania

Panelist:

PS12

Dr. Vincent OLATUNJI

National Commissioner/CEO

Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC), Nigeria

Panelist:

PS12

Discussant:

F3

Laura BINGHAM

Executive Director, Institute for Law, Innovation & Technology (iLIT)

Temple University Beasley School of Law

Panelist:

PS12

Jean AHOLOU

National Coordinator, WURI Project

National Agency for the Identification of Persons (ANIP), Benin

Panelist:

PS12

Speaker TBA

CSO Representative

South Africa

Panelist:

PS12

Marie EICHHOLTZER

Digital Development Specialist, ID4D Initiative

The World Bank

Chairperson:

W1

Ghislain de SALINS

Senior Digital Development Specialist, ID4D Initiative

The World Bank

Discussant:

W1

Prof. Carsten MAPLE

Professor of Cyber Systems Engineering

Cyber Security Centre, University of Warwick

Discussant:

W1

Ibifuro APIAFI

Strategic Account Executive

Smile ID

Discussant:

W1

Omar SEIDU FAROUK

Chief Operations Officer

MedTrack, Ghana

Discussant:

W1

Chinenye CHIZEA

Technical Lead and Security Architect

Digital ID4D Project, Nigeria

Discussant:

W1

Teki AKUETTEH

Founder & Executive Director

Africa Digital Rights’ Hub, Ghana

Discussant:

W1

Sanjay DHARWADKER

Author and ID Policy Expert

UNHCR

Chairperson:

W2

Bhaskar MISHRA

CRVS & Legal Identity Specialist

UNICEF

Chairperson:

F1

Martin Bratschi

Technical Director, CRVS

Vital Strategies

Discussant:

F1

William MUHWAVA

Chief, Demographic & Social Statistics Section

African Centre for Statistics (ACS), UNECA

Discussant:

F1

Edward DUFFUS

CEO

OpenCRVS

Chairperson:

F2

Annina WERSUN

Chief Impact Officer

OpenCRVS

Chairperson:

F2

Abdikani WEHLIYE

Director, Civil Registration Services

Ministry of Interior; and ID4Africa Deputy Ambassador, Somalia

Discussant:

F2

Discussant:

W3

Lindsey CRUMBAUGH

Global Head, Investments

Co-Develop

Discussant:

F2

Huyen Tran Titi Ho BREKKEN

Senior Advisor, Section for Innovation

NORAD

Discussant:

F2

Chahine HAMILA

e-Gov Senior Advisor & Technologist

UNDP

Chairperson:

W3

Victor MARGALL VON HEGYESHALMY

Governance Procurement Lead, Office of Procurement

UNDP

Chairperson:

W3

Chris Tullis

Senior Digital Development Specialist, ID4D Initiative

The World Bank

Discussant:

W3

Mbawaka MWAKHWAWA

Principal Registration Officer

National Registration Bureau, Malawi

Discussant:

W3

Mustapha Saidu KAMARA

Director, Procurement & Logistics

National Civil Registration Authority (NCRA), Sierra Leone

Discussant:

W3

Prosper Simon Blaise OTTOU OTTOU

Director, Information Systems

National Civil Registration Office (BUNEC), Cameroon

Discussant:

W3

Mouhcine YEJJOU

Director

Morocco eID Project, DGSN, Morocco

Discussant:

W3

Lt. Col. David JOBOJOBO

Deputy Director, ICT

Directorate of Civil Registry, Nationality, Passports and Immigration; and ID4Africa Ambassador, South Sudan

Discussant:

W3

Alexander Morgan CHEGE

Assistant Director, ICT

Civil Registration Services, Ministry of Interior and National Administration, Kenya

Discussant:

W3

Nachiyunde NACHIYUNDE

Provincial Registrar, Central Province

Department of National Registration, Passport and Citizenship (DNRPC), Zambia

Discussant:

W3

Eyob Alemu BUBA

Technical Director

National ID Program (NIDP), Ethiopia

Discussant:

W3

Princess Nkoyo EKAMMA ANIEFIOK IWOK

Director, Procurement

National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Nigeria

Discussant:

W3

Jaume DUBOIS

GovStack ID & Wallet Building Block Lead & Principal Consultant

GovStack & ID30

Chairperson:

W4

Vijay VUJJINI

CTO & Chief Architect

Center for DPI & G2P Connect

Chairperson:

W4

Immaculate KASSAIT

Commissioner

Office of the Data Protection Commissioner, Kenya

Chairperson:

F3

Stella ALIBATEESE

Director, National Personal Data Protection

Personal Data Protection Office, Uganda

Chairperson:

F3

Omar SEGHROUCHNI

Chairman

National Data Protection Monitoring Commission, Morocco

Discussant:

F3

Keith BRECKENRIDGE

Professor & Acting Co-Director

Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WiSER), University of Witwatersrand

Chairperson:

F4

Bulelani JILI

Meta Research PhD Fellow

Harvard University

Discussant:

F4

Nanjala NYABOLA

Writer, Political Analyst, Activist & Author of 'Digital Democracy, Analogue Politics' and 'Traveling While Black'

Independent

Discussant:

F4

Tsitsi Mariwo

Director Data Protection

Postal & Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (PROTAZ)

Discussant:

F3

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