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Europe's Communications Networks, Content & Technology Newsroom Update
Europe's Communications Networks, Content & Technology Newsroom Update
Weekly Issue - 24 January 2013

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High Level Group on Media Freedom and Pluralism

(21 January 2013) The final report of the High Level Group on Media Freedom and Pluralism is now available. The report presents the findings and recommendations of the independent group chaired by the former President of Latvia, Professor Vaira Vike-Freiberga, with Professor Herta Däubler-Gmelin, Professor Miguel Maduro and Mr Ben Hammersley.

Selection of Future Emerging Technologies (FET) flagship initiatives

(23 January 2013) On Monday 28th January at 11.15, Vice-President Neelie Kroes will give a short press conference to announce the two research projects chosen as winners of the FET (Future and Emerging Technologies) Flagships initiative.

See also: Graphene and Human Brain Project win largest research excellence award in history, as battle for sustained science funding continues

‘Build, Connect, Grow: Make Business in the Digital Single Market’

21 February 2013 Brussels, Belgium

Business and usage opportunities that are created by the Large Scale Pilot (LSP) projects for digital public services will be discussed. The event will give an insight on how to be active participants in the coming developments of new Pan-European cross border public services. Some of the topics that are going to be addressed are: What business opportunities exist for ICT industries under the new European Commission’s initiatives? What can we learn from LSPs past experience/results, especially concerning the promotion of the Digital Single Market? How can the ICT industry, through the facilitation of LSPs, contribute to economic growth within the EU?

ECLAP 2013 - Conference on Information Technologies for Performing Arts, Media Access and Entertainment

8 April 2013 - 10 April 2013 Porto, Portugal

This event is organised by ECLAP, a Best Practice Network that aims to create a network of experts and media access service for performing arts institutions in Europe, along with an e-library for the performing arts. A call for papers has been launched (deadline: 31 January)

The 1st International Conference on Internet Science

10 April 2013 - 11 April 2013 Brussels, Belgium

This is a multidisciplinary conference combining Computer Science, Sociology, Art, Mathematics, Physics, Complex systems analysis, Psychology, Economics, Law, Political Science, Epistemology and other relevant disciplines. The conference aims to foster a dialogue among scholars and practitioners belonging to these disciplines. A call for papers has been launched (deadline: 15 February).

Future Internet Assembly Dublin 2013

8 May 2013 - 10 May 2013 Dublin, Ireland

The event will focus on how European Future Internet research and innovation will support EU’s competitiveness and enable a new wave of technologies at the eve of Horizon 2020.

Contact: FIA-Dublin 2013 Organizing Committee

Fifth International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications - ITA 13

10 September 2013 - 13 September 2013 Wrexham, United Kingdom

The conference will draw together researchers and developers from academia and industry across all fields of Internet computing and engineering. A call for papers has been launched (deadline: 1 February)

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