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GlobalPlatform Brings Training Sessions to Paris

8 September 2014 – GlobalPlatform, the association which standardizes the management of applications on secure chip technology, will be hosting its latest card specification and contactless training sessions in Paris at the Relais Spa Paris-Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport, from 14-16 October 2014. The course delivers a comprehensive explanation of the GlobalPlatform Specifications and demonstrates the benefits of managing secure chip applications in a standardized environment.

The two-day card specification training session on 14-15 October, will educate delegates on how GlobalPlatform Specifications support the secure deployment and management of multiple applications on secure chip technology. Working across GlobalPlatform’s standardized infrastructure, the training will also deliver a detailed explanation of the most recent amendments to GlobalPlatform Card Specification v2.2.

The one-day session, taking place on 16 October, is dedicated to the role of GlobalPlatform Specifications in relation to contactless-enabled services on mobile platforms. Topics to be covered include mobile equipment architecture and trusted service manager (TSM) messaging. The training will also feature use cases which illustrate the usage of GlobalPlatform messages for given processes and defined business models. Delegates are advised to attend the two-day card specification course before attending the more advanced contactless session.

Kevin Gillick, Executive Director of GlobalPlatform, comments: “We are always eager to accommodate regional market demand for training on the management of multiple embedded applications on secure chip technology. We relish our role in educating delegates on the business benefits gained from implementing highly specified and standardized technology in this market.”

To ensure good interaction between the instructor and students, places are limited and interested parties are advised to register promptly at https://globalplatform.wpengine.com/trainingopen.asp.

GlobalPlatform’s final card specification and contactless session of the year is scheduled to take place in Atlanta, from 9-11 December.

The two-day card specification training session is open to both GlobalPlatform members and non-members at a fee of US $1,595 and US $2,195 respectively. Organizations sending two students will receive a discount of US $200 per student. Organizations sending three or more students will receive a discount of US $350 per student.

The GlobalPlatform for Contactless Training session is also open to both GlobalPlatform members and non-members at a fee of US $995 and US $1,295 respectively. Organizations sending two students will receive a discount of US $100 per student. Organizations sending three of more students will receive a discount of US $200 per student.

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About GlobalPlatform

GlobalPlatform is a cross industry, not-for-profit association which identifies, develops and publishes specifications which facilitate the secure and interoperable deployment and management of multiple embedded applications on secure chip technology.  Its proven technical specifications are regarded as the international industry standard for building a trusted end-to-end solution which serves multiple actors and supports several business models.

The freely available specifications provide the foundation for market convergence and innovative new cross-sector partnerships.  The technology has been adopted globally across finance, mobile/telecom, government, healthcare, retail and transit sectors.   GlobalPlatform also supports an open compliance program ecosystem to ensure the long-term interoperability of secure chip technology.

As a member-driven association with cross-market representation from all world continents, GlobalPlatform membership is open to any organization operating within this landscape.  Its 130+ members contribute to technical committees and market-led task forces.  www.globalplatform.org

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