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FIDO Paris Seminar: Mastering Passkeys, the Future of Secure Authentication

April 10 @ 10:00 am 4:00 pm France

Thales Cristal
Business Center Building
4, avenue des Louvresses
92622 Gennevilliers CEDEX – France

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Event Overview

Join the FIDO Alliance and host sponsor Thales for a  one-day seminar in Paris for a comprehensive dive into passkeys. The seminar will provide an exploration of the current state of passwordless technology, detailed discussions on how passkeys work, their benefits, practical implementation strategies and considerations, and case studies. 

Attendees will also have the opportunity to engage directly with those who are currently implementing FIDO technology through open Q&A, networking and exhibits to get first-hand insights on how to move their own passkey deployments forward.

Whether you’re a seasoned professional in the field or a newcomer interested in the potential of passwordless technology, this seminar promises to be an informative and engaging experience. 


Admission Fee: 100 € 
Please note: Identification is required to enter the event. Please ensure that your registration details match your identification/passport.

*Please note: Registration will close on April 8.


Session Time (CET)Session LocationSessionSpeaker
9:00-10:00Entrance and Buffet HallRegistration and Breakfast
10:00-10:10AuditoriumWelcomeDavid Noel-Lardin & Sarah Lefavrais, Thales
10:10-10:25AuditoriumThe State of PasswordlessMegan Shamas, FIDO Alliance
10:30-10:55AuditoriumPasskeys Deep DiveRoland Atoui, Red Alert Labs
11:00-11:30Buffet HallBREAK
11:30-11:55AuditoriumThe Fit for Passkeys for Employee and Consumer Sign-insPedro Martinez & Gregory Vigroux, Thales
12:00-12:25AuditoriumUse of FIDO in the Payments and Identity LandscapeHenna Kapur, Visa; Sebastian Elfors, IDNow
12:30-12:55AuditoriumPasskeys & Financial Services RoundtableMegan Shamas, FIDO Alliance; Henna Kapur, Visa; Heikki Henriksen, BankID
1:00-2:00Buffet HallLUNCH
2:00-2:20AuditoriumPasskeys for Digital Services in Action: Showcase of Common Use CasesEmmanuel Quedreux, Thales
2:25-2:50AuditoriumPasskey Providers & Enabling PortabilityRew Islam, Dashlane
2:55-3:20AuditoriumThe Role of FIDO in A Cyber Secure NetherlandsKoen Sandbrink, NCSC-NL
3:25-3:50AuditoriumPasskeys for Mobile Banking at ABANCAJose Manuel Valiño, ABANCA
3:55-4:20AuditoriumPasswordless Perspectives from Merck KGaAAndreas Pellenghar, Merck KGaA
4:20-4:30AuditoriumClosing Remarks


Parking is available at the venue; please indicate during registration that you will require a parking pass.

Directions and public transit information:

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Stay close to the event venue (5 minute walk, restaurant in the hotel only):

Mercure Gennevilliers
3 avenue des louvresses
+33 1 47 90 71
Hotel website

Stay in Paris (40 min by car/ shuttle):
A shuttle service will be provided from two hotels – please indicate during registration that you will be taking the shuttle (go and return): 

Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile
3 place du général Koenig 75017 
+33 1 40 68 12 34 
Hotel website

Meridien Etoile
81 bd Gouvion Saint Cyr 75017 
+33 1 40 68 34 34
Hotel website


Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are available! This event, in partnership with Thales, will provide an in-depth look at passwordless authentication with passkeys and how organizations all over the globe are leveraging them to speed up sign-ins, improve service delivery and lwer costs.

The event is expected to garner 200 decision-maker attendees from across Europe to meet solutions providers like you and learn about the fundamentals of passkeys, discuss the practical aspects of implementation, and hear real-world examples of successes other organizations have had with this technology.

Sponsoring this event will allow you to position yourself as an expert in passwordless authentication, providing 1-1 access to attendees through a dedicated expo space, opt-in registrant information, complimentary passes, speaking and ample networking opportunities. 

We look forward to exploring this sponsorship opportunity with you.

Seminar Sponsors