Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

2016 CEF Telecom Virtual Info Day

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 00:00

The 2016 CEF Telecom virtual Info Day took place on Thursday 17 March 2016 between 10:00 and 13:00 and covered three priorities of the 2016 CEF Telecom Calls:



Virtual Info Day

Date & time: Thursday 17 March 2016, as from 10:00

Location: this Info Day was virtual-only



The event was web streamed live and the recording will be available for two years from the event's date at the link below.



The Info Day also offered the opportunity to ask questions to Commission and Agency staff members pertaining to the calls vie email. Questions received during the event were answered immediately, but written replies will be available on the FAQ page of the Calls.



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Final Agenda

Draft agenda -







All speaking slots include Q&A



Introduction and Welcome

Anna Panagopoulou

Head of Department, Programme Support & Resources - Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA)






CEF Telecom policy background

Erika Magonara

Project Officer, Programme Coordination - Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CNECT)




Evaluation process and award criteria

Bernadette Frédérick

Head of Unit, Programme Support, Coordination & Communication - INEA



How to submit a successful application

Kara Baptista

Evaluation Manager - INEA



Questions & Answers

Olga Sihmane

Programme and Call Coordinator - INEA









2016 CEF Telecom Call Priorities



Business Registers Interconnection System (BRIS)
Jorge Herédia

Project Manager, Company Law - Directorate General for Justice and Consumers (DG JUST)




Electronic Exchange of Social Security Information (EESSI)

Octavian Purcarea

Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion (DG EMPL)




Marc Christopher Schmidt

Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW)




Questions and Answers & Conclusions

Susan Tournis, Deputy Head of Unit, Energy & ICT - INEA

Olga Sihmane, Programme and Call Coordinator - INEA