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2 nd Concertation Meeting of ICT-FP7-FP6 The Network of the Future
Brussels. 30-09, 1-10 and 2-10-2008 future-networks-080930.jpg


  • 30 September: Cluster meetings
  • 1 October: Plenary meeting
  • NEW!! 2 October: possibility to organize Project Workshop. 8 rooms available. Project Coordinator can contact Pierre Chastanet or Miguel Montarelo for workshop proposals ( room will be booked on a first-come first-served basis ).
  • Registration due to 19 th September 2008.
  • Privacy statement
  • Both FP6 and FP7 projects are invited to join
  • Practical information
  • Any comment or suggestion about this meeting or agenda, please send it to Pierre Chastanet or Miguel Montarelo

30 September 2008 Cluster Meetings - Overview of meetings

Venue: Our premises of Av. de Beaulieu 25 - Room BU25 0/S

Each cluster will book a slot to discuss and make some inputs about specific topics to be dealt with in the  Future Internet (FI) Assembly in Madrid in December.

Acronym Agenda Room Cluster Coordinator Project Officer
FI 9:00-18:00 BU25 0/S1

Future Internet Technologies


Henrik Abramowicz Remy Bayou
Paulo de Sousa
Pertti Jauhiainen
RAS 9:00-18:00 BU33 0/54 Radio Access and Spectrum Jossy Sayir (chair) Peter Stuckmann
Sven Zeisberg (co-chair) Francisco Guirao
  Jorge Carvalho
CaON 9:00-18:00 BU25 0/S9 Converged and optical Networks ( 72KB ) Mikhail Popov (chair) Andy Houghton
Peter Vandaele (co-chair) Pierre Chastanet

(*) Converged and Optical Networks Cluster Meeting:   [NB will conclude with an (optional) visit to the Exhibition at the Broadband World Forum Europe. Separate registration is necessary.


18:00-20:00 Networking Cocktail

1 October 2008 Plenary Meeting - Agenda

Venue: Our premises of Av. de Beaulieu 25  Room 0/S1

09:00 - 09:30
Welcome coffee
09:30 - 10:00
Commission Update and Announcements ( 81KB ) - Pierre Chastanet, European Commission
Collective review March'09 ( 2.026KB ) - Francisco Guirao, European Commission
COST (European COoperation in S&T) - Information & Communication Technologies ( 1.968KB ) - Dr. Gian Mario Maggio, Head of Cluster (SSO)
10:00 - 10:30
Patenting ICT in Europe ( 81KB ) - Keynote speech by Koen Lievens, European Patent Office.
For more information regarding the European Union IPR policies please visit the following websites:
OHIM - The Trademarks and Design Registration Office of the European Union
Internal Market - Protection of Rights
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:15
Radio Access and Spectrum Cluster Meeting Conclusions ( 309KB )
11:15 - 11:30
Converged and optical Networks Cluster Meetings Conclusions ( 46KB )
11:30 - 11:45
Future Internet Cluster Meeting Conclusions ( 6.802KB )
11:45 - 12:00
Madrid Future Internet Assembly Preparation: Introduction to afternoon sessions.
12:00 - 13:00
13:00 - 15:00
Madrid Future Internet Assembly Preparation: Presentation by FI caretakers, open discussion and inputs from the clusters ( 647KB )
Technical Program Committee (TPC) Preparation meeting for 2009 Mobile Summit.(with invitation)

2 October - WorkShops


 4WARD BirdWorkshop Info & registration here Agenda ( 94KB ) Borschette center - Room 3C
 E3 Workshop more info Agenda ( 61KB ) BU33 0/54
 UWB Workshop more info Agenda ( 107KB ) BU25 0/S10

Project's coordinators interested in organizing a Work-Shop, please contact Pierre Chastanet or Miguel Montarelo

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