Köln 2007: Information Day on European ICT Research & Development
ICT Proposers' Day - 1 February, 2007
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Köln 2007 was a one day event to help ICT researchers respond to the calls for proposals under the work programme 2007/2008 of the 7th Framework Programme for R&D. It was all about networking - meeting other people with similar or complementary research interests who wish to form project consortia. Around 3000 people attended, with more participating via this site's interactive facilities.
This website will remain active to allow participants to continue exchanging views and making contacts
After a short opening ceremony with speeches from Dr. Annette Schavan, German Federal Minister of Education and Research and Viviane Reding, European Commissioner for Information Society and Media, the rest of the day was organised as an information fair, with no formal agenda.
This highly interactive website was an integral part of the networking, and will remain active to allow participants to continue exchanging views and making contacts.
How to Get the Most out of Köln 2007
The event - and this site - was structured around 40 'networking booths', each corresponding to one of the Objectives of the work programme. Logged in visitors to this site can comment on the Objectives using the site's interactive features to increase the effectiveness of their visit to the event.
is essentially unstructured. What you get out of it depends on what you put in"
To get the most out of the event, therefore:
When you register to the event, choose to publish your Köln 2007 Profile. Use your Public Profile to tell all site visitors about yourself, your organisation and your interests in the field of European ICT research. Be sure to upload a photo so people will be able to recognise you. more on Public Profiles ...
IST 2006 Participants: use your IST 2006 username and password, and your IST 2006 Profile (address, interests, photo ... ) will be transferred across. more ...
Add "Email Me" to your Public Profile so that you can contact other delegates before the event. Your email address will not be published. more
Browse the Challenges and the Objectives of the workprogramme using this site's navigation bar (left) to identify the areas of the workprogramme of most interest to you;
Use the 'Add a Comment' feature to comment on the Objectives, suggest ideas for discussion, etc. The conversation which will develop should help you identify who you need to meet on the day. more