Room B (Autoworld, 1st floor), 17/06/2011 (09:30-13:00)
In this workshop stakeholders have discussed with key spectrum policy makers what is needed to take full advantage of wireless innovation in Europe. The workshop discussions have been focused on identifying spectrum priorities for wireless innovations in the fields of eHealth, Transport and Smart Grids as examples outside of wireless broadband as well as to assess progress and challenges in Europe. The participants discussed and agreed on a set of "Stakeholder recommendations on the next steps needed to take full advantage of wireless innovation in Europe".
Please find below the results of the workshop as well as all presentations.
09:45h-10:45h First Session
Wireless Europe in 2020
In the first session, the discussion will be launched by an opening presentation that will focus on regulatory challenges resulting from innovative technologies and more intensive use of spectrum. Following the presentation, the spectrum policy makers on the panel will have the possibility to respond and to outline how future-proof spectrum regulation can be implemented.
11:00h-12:00h Second Session
In the second session, stakeholders from the health, transport and utilities sectors will provide the participants with a particular point of view on the spectrum needs for taking full advantage of wireless innovation in their respective fields and show concrete examples of how wireless capabilities will make a difference for citizens and businesses in the EU.
12:00h-13:00h Concluding Session
In the final session, all workshop participants will be asked to discuss and agree on a set of "Stakeholder recommendations on the next steps needed to take full advantage of wireless innovation in Europe".
Session organiser: Daniel KITSCHA (European Commission, DG Information Society and Media, Belgium)
Chair: Catherine TRAUTMANN (European Parliament, Belgium)