Bart Groothuis and Ben Kokx among the Keynote Speakers at INTERSCT.24 Conference

The INTERSCT.24 Conference is approaching fast. In slightly more than 2 weeks, on May 28th, the Eindhoven University of Technology will host more than 150 participants from Scientific Universities, Technical Universities and International Companies in the Netherlands for the biggest annual event of the project.

We introduce below the first two keynote speakers of the event: Bart Groothuis and Ben Kokx.

Bart Groothuis (1981) is a member of the European Parliament on behalf of the Dutch People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD), which is part of the liberal political group Renew Europe. He is a member of the Industry, Research and Energy committee and a substitute member for the committee Security and Defence. In parliament, he focuses on cybersecurity, especially in his role as Rapporteur of the NIS II Directive, the energy transition and disinformation & foreign interference. Before Bart became a member of the European Parliament in February 2020, he was head of cybersecurity for the Dutch Ministry of Defence.

Ben Kokx has over twenty years of security and privacy experience within Philips. For the last decade, as Directory Product Security, he is responsible for security related standards & regulations and the global Philips Product Security Policy and Process Framework. Ben is a healthcare and IoT security expert who leads and participates in several industry associations and standard development organizations. Ben is, as the convenor of CEN/CENELEC JTC 13/WG 6 on product security, closely involved with the development of security standards to be used in European legislation.

Information about additional keynote speakers will be published in the next few days. Meanwhile, you can check the full program of the event here

We recall that participation in the event is free, but registration is required, until the reach of maximum capacitance. And you? Did you register? If you did not, you can still do it here.

Written by INTERSCT Communication