Athens welcomes the annual Future Internet Assembly conference at Megaron Athens International Conference Center on 18-20 March, where more than 400 European Internet scientific and economic actors, researchers, industrialists, SMEs, users, service and content provider representatives are expected to attend, deliver new ideas, and share views, aiming at advancing activities for reshaping the Future Internet.
FIA Athens 2014 constitutes the 11th consecutive conference of the Future Internet Assembly, which is a collaboration of more than 150 projects, aiming at strengthening European activities on the Future Internet to maintain European competitiveness in the global marketplace. The thematic areas in this year’s event revolve around the formulation of the new Internet technological landscape based on network/cloud integration & virtualization and innovative software, services and cloud technologies that enable application innovation.
The event will be held under the auspices of the forthcoming Greek Presidency of the European Union, co-organised and supported by the European Commission. FIA Athens 2014 will focus on reshaping the Future Internet infrastructure for innovation. Visit the FIA2014 website to explore the event's main program, featuring parallel sessions on reshaping the Future Internet infrastructure for innovation. Follow the event daily updates on Twitter @FIAATHENS2014 and use the #FIA_Athens hashtag.
Prior to the event, thirteen pre-FIA workshops will also take place. After the conference, you are welcome to attend the 5G-PPP Event, that will take place on Thursday, 20 March from 14:00 to 16:00. In parallel, a workshop on EU-Mexico R&D collaboration workshop on Future Internet and Cloud Computing will also take place.
An exhibition will be held during the conference, as an integral component of FIA Athens 2014. The exhibition features both demonstrations and posters falling under seven thematic areas: Net Futures, FIRE, Connected Smart Cities, FI-PPP, Cloud Computing, Software and Services, Network Technologies, International Cooperation.