Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

2017-1 CEF Telecom calls Virtual Info Day

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 00:00

The 2017-1 CEF Telecom calls virtual Info Day took place on Tuesday 28 February 2017 and covered four priorities of the 2017 CEF Telecom Calls which opened on 17 February.

Virtual Info Day

Date & time: Tuesday 28 February 2017

Location: virtual only - webstreaming (see below)

Webstreaming & recording

The event was web streamed and the full recording can be found here: The link will remain available 2 years. Please use the browser Chrome in case you experience problems watching the recording.


The Info Day also offered the opportunity to ask questions to Commission and Agency staff members pertaining to the calls via email to & Twitter @inea_eu #CEFTelecomDay. Questions received during the event were answered immediately, and written replies will be available on the FAQ page after the event.


The event was live tweeted with the hashtag #CEFTelecomDay. Follow us @inea_eu in order to receive all up-to-date news relating to this calls.

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Recording of the event:





 Introduction and Welcome

  Paloma Aba Garrote, 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 

  Dãmiao Chaves, CEF Programme and Call Coordinator - INEA





 How to submit a successful application 

  Kara Baptista, Evaluation Manager, CEF Telecom - INEA 






 Questions & Answers

  Susan Tournis, Deputy Head of Unit, CEF Energy & Telecom - INEA

 11:15-11:30  BREAK

2017-1 CEF Telecom Call Priorities




 Business Registers Interconnection System (BRIS) 

  Magdalena Collins, Directorate General for Justice and Consumers (DG JUST)






 eIdentification (eID) & eSignature 

  Gabor Bartha, DG CNECT





 Electronic Exchange of Social Security Information (EESSI)

  Octavian Purcarea, Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (DG EMPL)





 European  e-Justice Portal 

  Bogdan Dumitiru, Directorate General for Justice and Consumers (DG JUST)





 Questions and Answers & Conclusions

  Susan Tournis, Deputy Head of Unit, CEF Energy & Telecom - INEA