• Cooperative Mobility Showcase 2010: smart vehicles on intelligent roads
    Event23 March 2010 to 26 March 2010

    This event includes a high level conference on the theme of cooperative mobility, live on-road demonstrations and an exhibition. The showcase will be the biggest ever in Europe of cars 'talking' to each other and the traffic infrastructure to achieve greener, safer and smarter road transport. The final results of the three major integrated projects COOPERS, CVIS and SAFESPOT, co-financed by the European Union’s Sixth Framework Programme for Research will be presented. The demo rides will feature around 40 cooperative applications live on the public road network and in a dedicated safety area. The i&CDrive exhibition will display the products of cooperative mobility components and systems manufacturers and service providers. Subscription to the conference includes a 60 minute all-inclusive demo ride.

  • Worldclass Cooperative Mobility Showcase opening soon
    Event23 March 2010 to 26 March 2010

    The biggest showcase ever in Europe of cars 'talking' to each other and the traffic infrastructure to achieve greener, safer and smarter road transport is opening its doors in Amsterdam from 23 to 26 March 2010. The 'Cooperative Mobility Showcase' will be held in association with Intertraffic 2010, the leading exhibition for infrastructure, traffic management, safety and parking. Presenting the results of the three EU-funded large-scale research projects SAFESPOT, CVIS and COOPERS, the showcase will host a conference, demonstration rides and an exhibition. The conference will give delegates a 360-degree update on where we are and where to go with cooperative mobility. The demo rides will be featuring +/- 40 cooperative applications live on the public road network and in a dedicated safety area. Last but not least, the i&CDrive exhibition will display the products of cooperative mobility components & systems manufacturers and service providers. Subscription to the conference includes a 60 min. all-inclusive demo ride.

  • Conference on Ageing and technology
    Event23 March 2010 to 25 March 2010

    120 national and international experts will discuss the state of the art on Ageing and Technology from 2010-03-23 to 2010-03-25 in Vechta, Lower Saxony, Germany. Organized by the Lower Saxony Research Network "Design of Environments for Ageing", the conference aims at researchers in gerontology and geriatrics, computer scientists, technicians, sociologists, economists and psychologists working in the field of "Ageing and Technology" or "Ambient Assisted Living". Prof. Sabine Koch (Karolinska Institute, Stockholm) will give the keynote presentation entitled "Healthy ageing supported by technology - an interdisciplinary research challenge" on Tuesday. Dr. Paul Timmers (ICT for Inclusion, European Commission) will give a lecture on the political framework and European goals for ICT and inclusion on the second day.

  • European Conference on Research Infrastructures - ECRI 2010
    Event23 March 2010 to 24 March 2010

    The event will focus on the following issues : promoting a new European Strategy for Research Infrastructures (RIs) in the framework of the future Strategy for the EU2020 ; prioritising the RoadMap outlined by the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI), which identifies new RIs of pan-European interest corresponding to long term needs of the European research communities ; the e-infrastructure for Science ; the Management and funding of the RIs within context of the European Research Area (ERA) ; the Governance and future of RIs within the ERA

  • Telecoms: Lithuania withdraws proposed regulatory measures on network access market
    News article23 March 2010

    On 16 March 2010 the Lithuanian telecoms authority RRT informed the European Commission that it was withdrawing its proposed measure on network infrastructure access markets. These access services are used by alternative operators to connect their customers to telecoms services like telephone and internet. The Commission had earlier this month raised serious doubts about the compatibility of the proposed regulation with the principles of EU competition law and EU's telecoms rules and had launched a two month investigation. RRT has now indicated to the Commission that it intends to revise its findings and notify the revised measure to the Commission.

  • Report of the ICT-PSP consultation meeting on ICT and Ageing of 16 February 2010
    Report / Study23 March 2010

    This Consultation meeting brought together experts from all over Europe. The objective was to provide strategic guidance for future topics for the ICT Policy Support Programme in the field of ICT & Ageing for 2011 and beyond. The outcome will be used as input for the preparation of future calls for proposals. Topics under the ICT Policy Support Programme were discussed, in particular demand driven pilot projects related to independent living of elderly people: Fall prediction, prevention and protection of elderly people; Enhanced mobility of elderly people. The meeting was organised back to back with a consultation meeting on the AAL Joint programme.

  • 25th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference
    Event22 March 2010 to 27 March 2010

    This event covers the topic of assistive technology and the positive impact on persons with disabilities. The conference draws more than 4,500 persons annually who attend sessions, visit the exhibit halls, and participate in affiliate meetings and informal gatherings.

  • Be ready for next year's EU Sustainable Energy Week
    Event22 March 2010 to 26 March 2010

    We all know that our energy use must change so that the future is different from the situation that exists today. The use of new and renewable energy sources must be increased, energy needs to be used more efficiently, and the future has to be low-carbon. These are the challenges that the EUSEW aims to address. The EUSEW is the key annual event of the Sustainable Energy Europe Campaign: the next edition will take place 22-26 March 2010. Furthermore, we invite you to organise an event on renewable energy or energy efficiency in Brussels and add to the EUSEW agenda. Visit www.eusew.eu and take a week to change tomorrow

  • Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare 2010
    Event22 March 2010 to 25 March 2010

    The Pervasive Healthcare conference aims to gather together health professionals, technology experts, industry, and national authorities contributing towards the development and application of human-centered pervasive and ubiquitous computing technology for healthcare and wellness. Information on the Calls for workshops (30/10/2009), Position Papers, Posters (04/12/2009), Demos and Videos (22/01/2010) are available on the website.

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