Cloud as a driver for demand for high speed broadband

8:00 - 8:45 - Registration and welcome coffee

Morning session: trends and drivers of demand for broadband

9:00 - Report of the on-line activities: Carmela Asero

9:15 - Panel 1:Trends and drivers of demand for broadband. How cloud changes demand for broadband?

Moderator: Chi Onwurah, Member of the British Parliament


10:30  - 10:45 -  Coffee break

10:45 - Panel 2: How the cloud infrastructure depends on the broadband infrastructure. How broadband is responding to the cloud. Is current capacity of broadband an inhibitor or a driver for cloud deployment?

Moderator: Chi Onwurah, Member of the British Parliament


12:00 - 13:30 - Lunch

Afternoon session

13:30 - Firestarter: Should there be broadband demand stimulation? If yes, by whom?

Chair Benoit Felten, Co-founder, Diffraction Analysis

14:00 - 15:00 World Café coordinated by EC

The world café is a participatory leader technique. The aim is to discuss the issues/problems identified in the field of broadband and cloud computing and propose possible solutions. These issues will be discussed in three rounds of discussion and will then be voted on. The participants will be split into 8 tables with one theme/subject. Each table will have a host that will steer the discussion and produce a mind map of the main topics discussed.

15:30 - 15:45 - Coffee break

15:45 - Panel 3: The role of public sector demand stimulation

Moderator: Alicia Richart Ramon, Spanish Digital Champion


16:45 - Workshop closed

17:00 - 19:00 - Social reception, Dublin Castle

Plenary advocate: Chi Onwurah