This year's edition of the most important European event in the field of Information Society Technologies will take place in Helsinki on 21-23 November, coinciding with the launch of the EU's Seventh Framework R&D Programme. Day One of the conference programme will feature high-level policy discussions on how governments can help ICTs contribute to an innovative Europe, with Days Two and Three devoted to the Seventh Framework Programme and other topics surrounding European research and innovation. Organisations from across Europe can submit proposals via the website for the Exhibition (deadline: 21 April) and the Networking Programme (deadline: 15 June).