Trust (in) the digital transition
Management and archiving challenges
facing a new legal & standard framework

29th of November 2017

Interpretation into French, Dutch and English will be provided for all sessions

Registration (8.45am – 9.30am)


9.30 – 9.40
Welcome from M. Karel VELLE, National Archivist (State Archives of Belgium)

9.40 – 10.10
Introduction – Keynote speech: “Trusting records in the Cloud: The InterPARES TRUST research project
Prof. Dr Luciana DURANTI (Interpares TRUST, University of British Columbia, Canada)

10.10 – 10.25
What are standards and what is their added value?
Johan Haelterman, CEO at NBN (National Bureau for Standardisation, Belgium)

10.25 – 11.15
The HECTOR research project: context, case studies and results – Part 1
By the promotors and the researchers of the project.

Coffee break (11.15am – 11.45am)

11:45 – 12:30
The HECTOR research project: context, case studies and results. – Part 2

Lunch (12.30am – 1.30pm)


Panel discussion (part 1 & 2): Digital information management and archiving within the new legal and normative framework at the Belgian and European level (E-IDAS/Digital Act).

1.30 – 3.00

Part 1Law, Standardization & Certification : designing Trust from the new legal framework.

Moderator : Prof. Dr Marie Demoulin (Université de Montréal, Canada)

Panel :
* Didier Gobert (FPS Economy – Service Digital Economy Law, Belgium)
* Sylvie Dessolin (Senior consultant at Sopra Steria and ISO TC46/SC11 expert, Luxembourg)
* Marc Wouters (FPS Economy – eIDAS Control Service, Belgium)
* Wout Van Der Reijden (Recordkeeping advisor at the National Archives and ISO TC46/SC11 expert, Netherlands)
* Lucas Colet (Information Security Lead Auditor at Certi-Trust, Luxembourg)

Coffee break (3.00pm – 3.30pm)

3.30 – 4.45

Part 2Standards & IT Solutions: how to certificate Trust?

Moderator : Frederik Rosseel (Docbyte/Agoria, Belgium)

Panel :
* Arnaud Hulstaert (IT Project leader at Smals, Belgium)
* Paul Lagasse (Executive Director at Zeticon and Comsof, Belgium)
* Christian Dubourg (Directeur Product Marketing at SparkArchives, France)
* Heiko Tjalsma (Senior Policy Advisor at Data Archiving and Networked Services-DANS, Netherlands)

4.45 – 5.15
Conclusion – Keynote speech: “Digital preservation, a challenge without boundaries”
Annemieke Vanlaer (Policy officer in Records & Archives management, European Commission-SG)

5.15 – 5.30
Closing Note: Anne-Sofie Vandevelde, Advisor “Digital Agenda”, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister of Development Cooperation, Digital Agenda, Telecom and Postal Services Alexander De Croo

Drink & Networking (5.30pm)