Over 270 delegates from more than 40 countries attended the recent High Security Printing Europe conference held in Budapest to learn from leaders in the industry in a series of illuminating seminars, case studies, policy briefings and technology presentations.



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The organisations that joined us in Budapest

  • Advanced Track & Trace (France)
  • AGFA Graphics Belgium
  • Angstrom Technologies USA
  • ANY Biztonsagi Nyomda Nyrt Hungary
  • API Holographics United Kingdom
  • APO Production Unit Philippines
  • ARH Inc. Hungary
  • Arjowiggins Security France
  • Art-Line Projekt Germany
  • Atlantic Zeiser Germany
  • Austrian State Printing House Austria
  • Authentix USA
  • AVDSolutions The Netherlands
  • Bank Al Maghrib Morocco
  • Bank of Indonesia Indonesia
  • Bank of Israel Israel
  • Bauman Moscow State Technical University Russia
  • CEA-Liten France
  • CBN International Europe Romania
  • Central Office for Administrative & Electronic Public Services Hungary
  • Cusbor Spain
  • CETIS Slovenia
  • Chief Directorate Border Police Bulgaria
  • Cross Group United Kingdom
  • CSP Consulting Security Printing Austria
  • Currency Research South Africa
  • Czech National Bank Czech Republic
  • Dai Nippon Printing Netherlands
  • De La Rue Russia
  • Demax Bulgaria
  • Deutsche Bundesbank Germany
  • Digma Graphic Sys Russia
  • Diosgyori Papigyar Hungary
  • Drenth Holland Netherlands
  • Drukarnia Częstochowskie Zakłady Graficzne Poland
  • Educational Authority Accredation Center for Foreign Languages Examinations Hungary
  • Elyctis France
  • Europol Netherlands
  • Eurosmart Brussels
  • Federal Office of Police Switzerland
  • FGUP “CentrInform” Russia
  • First Print Yar Russia
  • FNMT Spain
  • Forensic Science Centre Russia
  • FPY Russia
  • FSUE “CentrInform” Russia
  • G4S International UK
  • Giesecke & Devrient Germany
  • Gleitsmann Security Inks Germany
  • Government Communications Bureau United Kingdom
  • Graphic Solutions Germany
  • Hologram Industries France
  • Home Office Immigration United Kingdom
  • Home Office National Document Fraud Unit United Kingdom
  • Hungarian Banknote Printing Company Hungary
  • Hungarian National Police Hungary
  • IAI Industrial Systems Netherlands
  • Imprimerie Nationale France
  • Innovia Security Australia
  • Institute of Criminalistics Russia
  • International Reference Systems Netherlands
  • Joh Enschedé Security Print Netherlands
  • Jura JSP Austria
  • KBA-NotaSys Switzerland
  • Keesing Technologies Netherlands
  • Komori Corporation United Kingdom
  • Krypten Research & Production Russia
  • Kugler-Womako Germany
  • Landqart Switzerland
  • Leonhard Kurz Germany
  • Luminescence International United Kingdom
  • Luminochem KFT Hungary
  • Mediharta Sdn Bhd Malaysia
  • Melzer Maschinenbau Germany
  • Merck Chemicals United Kingdom
  • Mincovňa Kremnica Slovakia
  • Ministry of Administration and Interior Romania
  • Ministry of Interiror Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Ministry of Interior Qatar
  • Ministry of Interior Russia
  • Ministry of Internal Affairs Republic of Kosova
  • Ministry of Internal Affairs (Border Police) Moldova
  • Ministry of Finance Azerbaijan
  • Ministry of Finance Bulgaria
  • Ministry of Finance Lithuania
  • Mohammed Rashaideh for Export & Import Jordan
  • MOI - Security Printing Press Qatar
  • Monea UK
  • Morpho Netherlands
  • Moscow Mint Russia
  • National Bank of Belgium
  • National Bank of Belgium Printing Department
  • National Bank of Bulgaria Printing Works
  • National Bank of Hungary
  • National Bank of Poland
  • National Bank of Slovakia
  • National Department of Transport Distribution Bamako Mali
  • National Examinations Council of Tanzania Tanzania
  • National Research Institute of Electronics and Cryptology Turkey
  • Nigerian Security Printing & Minting Co. Nigeria
  • Norwegian ID Centre Norway
  • Note Printing Australia
  • Office of Immigration and Nationality Hungary
  • Opalux Canada
  • Orell Fússli Security Printing Ltd Switzerland
  • Orfix International Germany
  • OVD Kinegram Switzerland
  • Papeteries De Vizille France
  • Papierfabrik Louisenthal Germany
  • PAV Card Germany
  • Parvis Systems and Services Italy
  • Paul Leibinger Germany
  • Personalisation of Identity Documents Centre (Ministry of Interior) Lithuania
  • Police and Border Guard Estonia
  • Judicial Police National Counterfeiting Analysis Centre Portugal
  • Polish Security Printing Works Poland
  • Population and Immigration Authority Israel
  • PrintColor Germany
  • Radece Papir Slovenia
  • RDW Netherlands
  • Regula Belarus
  • Royal Oman Police Oman
  • Schmid Rhyner Switzerland
  • Schreiner Group Germany
  • Scientific & Technological Council of Turkey Turkey
  • Sectago Germany
  • Security Paper Mill Czech Republic
  • Security Papers UK UK
  • Seiler Anlagenbau Austria
  • Service of Technological Security of State Documents under the Ministry of Finance Lithuania
  • SICPA Switzerland
  • SisTrade Software Consulting Portugal
  • Special Service for National Security Hungary
  • SPS France
  • Stardust Europe Estonia
  • State Enterprise "CSIR "Registru" Moldova
  • State Enterprise Polygraph Combine "Ukraina" Ukraine
  • Tanzania Revenue Authority Tanzania
  • Tesa Scribos Germany
  • Teslin Substrate from PPG Industries France
  • Troy USA
  • University of Lausanne Switzerland
  • University of Prishtina Republic of Kosova
  • Watermark Russia
  • Yam International Russia
  • Zeon Europe Spain

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The 2015 Programme

Monday 23 March

Pre-Conference Seminars 2015

  • Euro Banknotes - 1st Series vs. 'Europa' Series

  • Made in Hungary: Passports and Identity Documents

  • Combatting Document Fraud and Counterfeiting

Tuesday 24 March

Session OneThe Regional Secure Document Landscape

  • Anikó Bódi-Schubert, Head of Cash Issuance and Strategic Management Division, Magyar Nemzeti Bank (Hungary)

    The Hungarian Cash Supply Chain - Actual Trends and Challenges

  • Wolfram Seidemann, Papierfabrik Louisenthal (Germany)

    Two in One - Royal Bank of Scotland's Commemorative £5 Note

  • Sergiu Mocanu, Ministry of Interior and Public Administration (Romania)

    Romania’s New e-ID Card

  • Dragan Mikovic, Ministry of Interior & Alexander Ristic, OeSD (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

    Implementation of Civil Register for e-Government in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Session TwoCurrency Developments

  • Lior Lichtman, Bank of Israel

    The New Shekel Series

  • Arkadiusz Manikowski, National Bank of Poland

    The New Zloty Series

  • Laszlo Baliko, Hungarian Banknote Printing Company

    Developing the First Denomination of a Thoroughly Upgraded Banknote Series

Session ThreeTravel and ID Documents

  • Detlef Houdeau, Eurosmart (Belgium)

    The E-ID Landscape in Europe

  • Prof Bekim Hoxha, Ministry of Internal Affairs & Prof Blerim Rexha, Former Special Advisor (Kosovo)

    Transition to Europe’s Most Advanced Electronic Documents - A Way Ahead

  • Dr Oktay Adalier, Scientific and Technological Council of Turkey

    Republic of Turkey Identity Card

  • Bas van den Berg & Henk Westerhof, RDW (Netherlands)

    Introduction of Electronic Vehicle Registration Cards in the Netherlands

  • Leonas Stankevicius, Service of Technological Security of State Documents, Ministry of Finance (Lithuania)

    Lithuania’s New Driving License

Wednesday 25 March

Session FourDesign and Production

  • Gábor Zsámboki, ANY Security Printing Company (Hungary)

    New Visions of Document Design and Verification

  • Barna Barabas, Jura (Hungary)

    Challenges During the Introduction of a New Product

  • Andrew Bonnell, Innovia Security (Australia)

    Guardian Polymer Substrate: The Facts

  • Gerben Van Wijk, KBA-NotaSys (Switzerland)

    Turnkey Passport Solutions for Optimum Security, Quality and Control

Session FiveTechnology and Innovation

  • Valentin Monovski, Demax (Bulgaria)

    Novel Non-Rainbow OVDs Based on Diffraction Optics

  • Prof Sergei Odinokov, Bauman Moscow State Technical University (Russia)

    Automated Authentication of OVDs on Russian Passports

  • Andre Arsenault, Opalux (Canada)

    OpalPrint: Customised Multi-Application Colourshift

  • Thomas Voelcker, Schreiner PrinTrust (Germany)

    Bit-Secure - The Copy Detection Technology

Session SixAnti-Counterfeiting and Document Fraud

  • Manuel Mourato, National Counterfeiting Analysis Centre, Polícia Judiciária (Portugal)

    New Euro Banknote Security Features – How Much They Contribute to Prevent Their Counterfeiting

  • Evgeny Starikov, Independent Expert, former Head of Forensic Science Centre, Russian Ministry of Interior

    Counterfeit High Denomination Russian Notes and Their Effect on Cash Transaction in the Banks of the Russian Federation

  • Martin Fürbach, Institute of Forensic Science, University of Lausanne (Switzerland)

    Forensic Analysis of the Paper of Counterfeited Banknotes

  • Maria Donos, Border Police, Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Moldova

    Counterfeit Travel and Identity Documents in Moldova

  • Michael van Gestel, Keesing Technologies (Netherlands)

    First Line Verification of Travel and ID Documents

  • Alex van Duuren, AVD Solutions (Netherlands)

    ID Document Forgery – Current Status, Methods of Attack, Future Design

Thursday 26 March

Post-Conference Tour: Cash Centre, Central Bank of Hungary

Thank you to our sponsors and exhibitors


  • ANY


  • Innovia Security
  • KBA-NotaSys
  • Jura


  • Regula


  • DIPA
  • Hungarian Banknote Printing Company


  • Advanced Track & Trace
  • AGFA Graphics
  • Angstrom Technologies
  • ART-Line Projekt
  • Atlantic Zeiser
  • Drenth Holland
  • Drukarnia
  • Elyctis
  • International Reference Systems
  • Keesing Technologies
  • Kugler-Womako
  • Leibinger
  • Luminescence International
  • Luminochem
  • Melzer maschinenbau
  • Opalux
  • OVD Kinegram
  • Papeteries de Vizille
  • PCH Seiler Systems Engineering
  • Printcolor AG
  • Schmid Rhyner
  • Schreiner PrinTrust
  • Sistrade Software Consulting
  • Security Papers UK
  • SPS
  • Stardust Europe
  • Troy
  • Zeon Europe