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madame monsieur
dans le cadre de la préparation des appels de la thématique TIC du programme H
2020, nous vous signalons :

1st European Conference on the Future Internet - ECFI    Brussels, 2-3 April

Registration is free!   Deadline: 28 March 2014

The 1st European Conference on the Future Internet (ECFI) aims at bringing
together key stakeholders to discuss how Europe can achieve global leadership
in ICT by 2020 through innovative Internet technologies. In this context,
industry and political stakeholders will discuss central socio-economic and
technological topics of Future Internet infrastructures and services in
The event will present cutting-edge research results on the European Internet
infrastructures and services of the future, which have been developed in the
Future Internet Public-Private Partnership (FI-PPP). The event links the
discussion of FI-PPP results with a wider perspective on the Future
Internet in
the context of the EU's Digital Agenda by including partners like Digital
Europe and the European Internet Foundation (EIF) in the programme.

Target audience
ECFI is particularly targeting political stakeholders, including
representatives of public bodies and private associations, as well as ICT
industry stakeholders, including innovation managers and CIOs from large and
medium-sized companies, who are involved in shaping the networks and services
of the future. We also welcome representatives of other Future-Internet
initiatives from Europe and abroad as well as representatives of the
prospective FI-PPP phase 3 projects and SMEs planning to get involved in phase
3 of the Future Internet PPP.

Key benefits – Why you should participate
Attending the event will give participants a number of key benefits,
¦ The opportunity to discuss with peers from industry and the political domain
how Europe can achieve global leadership in ICT by 2020
¦ A clear understanding of how FI-PPP initiatives, projects and actions in FP7
and Horizon 2020 will achieve the goals of the Innovation Union
¦ Insights on the latest developments in Future Internet technologies
¦ Direct access to key players in European Future Internet initiatives who are
the drivers of the Internet infrastructures and services of tomorrow
¦ A unique opportunity to discuss major Internet-related topics with political
and industry stakeholders

Topics – Be part of the discussion
ECFI will cover a wide range of Future Internet-related aspects of direct
relevance for Europe's competitive advantage in the short- to mid-term, which
will be discussed in high-level plenary sessions and three parallel tracks:
¦ The role of the Future Internet for innovation in Europe
¦ FI-WARE, FI-Ops and FI-Lab – The pillars for the Future Internet
¦ Open APIs and Open Minds – Success stories of today, opportunities for
¦ Privacy and data protection 
¦ Crossing the chasm - moving European R&D to the market 
¦ A European roadmap for Future Internet infrastructures
¦ Future Internet and Smart Utilities
¦ Future Internet - Enabling opportunities for vertical application sectors 
¦ Business models for the use of Future Internet technologies
¦ Network infrastructures for Smart Cities
¦ Future Internet at the crossroads of content, media, networks and creativity

A line-up of high-level speakers will share their insights at the event,
¦ Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission for Digital Agenda
¦ Mario Campolargo, Director ‘Net Futures', European Commission
¦ Malcolm Harbour, MEP, Chair of EP Committee on the Internal Market and
¦ John McSweeney, Head of Innovation at ESB Group (Irish energy provider) and
member of the FI-PPP Executive Industry Board
¦ Luigi Gambardella, Chairman of ETNO
¦ Patrice Chazerand, Director Digital Europe

Event format
The event will consist of a conference and an exhibition.
At the plenary sessions of the conference, keynote speakers will share and
discuss their insights on how the Future Internet can sustain Europe's
competitiveness through generating innovation across different sectors. The
parallel conference sessions will explore a variety of Future Internet-related
The exhibition will showcase results by the different projects of the Future
Internet PPP, giving participants the unique experience of putting their hands
on tomorrow's technologies and for directly talking with the people who are
developing them.

Further information and registration
Further information and registration are available on the event website at
Registration deadline: 28 March 2014
The number of participants is limited to 250. 

Future Internet Public-Private Partnership (FI-PPP)
represented by Mr Ilkka Lakaniemi, FI-PPP Programme Chairman
E-mail: info@fi-ppp.eu
Website: www.fi-ppp.eu


the 5G Infrastructure Association is organizing a public information day on
Call 1 of the PPP 5G (ICT 14)

On behalf of the 5G Infrastructure Association we are pleased to invite you to
an Information Day on the 5G Infrastructure PPP. The 5G Infrastructure PPP
be implemented essentially through open call for project proposals under of
Horizon 2020, starting with the Call 1 / Objective ICT-14.

So on the 28th April 2014 in the Orange Labs premises in Issy-les-Moulineaux
(Paris) we will have an information day to tell you how the PPP is being
and to listen to your ideas on how the objectives of the PPP can be achieved.

Venue: Orange Labs Research, 38-40 rue du Général Leclerc, 92794
Issy-les-Moulineaux, Paris

In order to organize the meeting logistics please register via the 5G PPP
website at the following link: 

Draft Agenda from 10.00 to 16.00:

Opening and welcome     Association representative
EU context and priorities for 5G"       Commission representative

Part 1: Organisation and working structure
The 5G Infrastructure Association and its activities    Association
H2020, ICT-14   Association representative
5G PPP challenges presentation  Association representative

Part 2: Addressing the challenges - Preparing for 5G PPP Call

A 5G-Infrastructure-Associaton view on how a coheren Association
set of projects could address all the challenges

Role of experiments and testbeds in the 5G PPP  
Association / Commission representative

Open debate on the view presented  is coverage  All adequate, additions,
improvements, disruptions,
Expression of interests by participants, opportunities  
All for participation 
Networking opportunities        
Conclusions and Announcement of next open event 
Association representative

Registration opens immediately and is on a first come, first served basis
the capacity of the venue is reached.
Please register online via the www.5G-PPP.eu website under the events page
We look forward to meeting you on April 28, 2014 in Paris,