The policy conference is a major part of ICT 2015, covering the three days (20-22 October). It is designed to present the new Commission policies and initiatives with regard to Research & Innovation in ICT - in particular, with regards to two of the top 10 priorities of the Juncker Commission: Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness and The connected Single Digital Market.
It is aimed at all constituencies involved in ICT research and innovation: engineers and researchers, all ranges of industrial companies (be it larger industry, SMEs or start-ups), investors, policy makers, as well as people contemplating a career in the ICT world. The conference is being organised around:
- Plenary sessions, with the participation of EC Commissioners, MEPs and industry leaders;
- Information sessions about the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-17;
- Thematic parallel sessions on defined topics, structured around the three main themes of the event: Innovate, Connect, Transform.
Check out the provisional Conference Programme, to find out the timing, titles and a short description of each of the sessions.
Speakers at ICT 2015 Conference
The conference will bring in front of you a great panel of speakers, coming from the political area but also from the academia, research centres and ICT companies. You can find the speakers at the end of each conference session they will be attending. Pencil their participation in your agenda and do not miss their presentation.
Below, you can find our weekly speakers selection.
Chalmers University of Technology - Sweden
Ministerio de Educacao e Ciencia - Portugal