This workshop, organised as part of the European Week of Regions and Cities, will gather national and regional Broadband Competence Offices to share their experiences in helping regions and cities accelerate the roll-out of broadband infrastructure. Deadline for registration to the workshop is 29 September.

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BCOs: Making broadband roll-out easy for EU Regions and Cities

Workshop organised by the Broadband Competence Offices Support Facility as part of the European Week of Regions and Cities


Wednesday 11 October, 9:00 – 11:00 AM CET


Centre Borschette - Room 1B, Rue Froissart 36, Brussels

Registration is by application:

Applications close on September 29

How to apply:

  1. Go to the workshop catalogue
  2. In the keyword search box at the top of the page, type "BCOs"
  3. Below the search box, click on the date tab for "11/10/2017"
  4. Click the box under the event image to select the workshop
  5. At the top of the page, click "Apply"

Workshop objectives

  • Present the BCOs Support Facility to key EU regional stakeholders
  • Facilitate knowledge transfer on how to successfully implement broadband projects at national and regional level


  • Jan Droge, BCOs Support Facility
  • Alfred Ruzika, Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology
  • Priit Soom, Estonian Broadband Development Foundation
  • Sandra Lotti, Lepida SpA – Regional BCO of Emilia Romagna Region, Italy

Moderated by Bruno Chauvin, Head of Unit Dir E - Rural development I and Pre-accession assistance, DG AGRI, European Commission.

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