Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


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8.00 - 10.00 Registration and coffee
10.00 - 13.30 Parallel workshops | Browse participants
  01. Open data and re-use of public sector information
  02. What next for e-Identity and e-Signatures?
  03. Interoperability and standards: making it happen
  04. Cybersecurity: barriers and incentives
  05. Financing and facilitating broadband projects
  06. Partnership-based ICT research and innovation
  07. Social networks, a driver for economic and political change?
  08. Mainstreaming e-Learning in education and training
  09. Access and digital ability: building a barrier-free digital society
  10. Addressing demographic change: a socio-economic challenge and opportunity for Europe
  11. Greening ICT
  12. Towards smart mobility: increasing the speed of intelligent transport systems takeup in Europe
13.30 - 15.00 Lunch
15.00 - 18.00 Plenary I (facilitated by Richard Wilson)
Digital Agenda for Europe: assessing progress
  • Welcome to the conference, practicalities, programme of the plenary
  • Neelie Kroes, European Commission Vice-President responsible for the Digital Agenda: Digital Agenda for Europe - state of play and challenges ahead
  • Zsolt Nyitrai, Minister of State for Infocommunications, Hungary
  • Open Data Challenge and Hack4Europe! Awards
  • Feedback from morning workshops
  • Piotr Kołodziejczyk, Undersecretary of State, Deputy Minister for the Interior and Administration, Ministry of the Interior and Administration, Poland
  • Results from the ICT Finance Market Place Venture Academy and Investment Forum
  • Panel discussion: Stimulating ICT research, investment and innovation
    • Malcolm Harbour, Member of the European Parliament
    • Markku Markkula, Committee of the Regions
    • Wim De Waele, Director of the Interdisciplinary institute for Broadband Technology, Ghent (Belgium)
  • Conclusions of the day and information on the rest of the programme
18.00 - 22.00 Cocktail and dinner
8.00 - 9.30 Registration and coffee
9.30 - 13.00 Parallel workshops | Browse participants
  13. ICT and management of creative content
  14. Building confidence for the digital single market
  15. IPv6 deployment in Europe
  16. Every European child safe online
  17. Spectrum for wireless innovation in Europe
  18. Towards a cloud computing strategy for Europe: Matching supply and demand
  19. Future digital economy: a chance for competitive and innovative European entrepreneurs and organisations
  20. Digital literacy and e-Inclusion
  21. ICT for the Single Market: e-Government driving Innovation
  22. Women for smart growth
  23. The Digital Agenda for Europe: building an open and global marketplace
  24. The Digital Agenda for local and regional development
13.00 - 14.30 Lunch
14.30 - 17.00 Plenary II (facilitated by Richard Wilson)
Digital Agenda for Europe: the challenges ahead
  • Recap on previous day, programme of the plenary
  • Charlotte Sahl-Madsen, Minister for Science Technology and Innovation, Denmark
  • Feedback from morning workshops
  • Panel discussion: Social impact of ICT
    • Staffan Nilsson, President of the Social and Economic Committee
    • William Kennard, US Ambassador to the EU
    • Diogo Vasconcelos, Cisco
    • Graham Walker, Government Director at UK Digital Champion / Race Online 2012
  • Vincent Van Quickenborne, Minister of Economy Innovation and Administrative simplification, Belgium
  • Robert Madelin, European Commission, Director-General for the Information Society and Media: close of the first Digital Assembly; next steps

Last update: 10th June 2011


Last updated on 06/11/2012