European Parliament, Altiero Spinelli Building, Room A3H-1
By invitation of Ivailo Kalfin, MEP
10:00 - Opening and Welcome, Richard L. Hudson, Science|Business
10:10 - Commission view: Zoran Stančič, Deputy Director-General, DG INFSO, European Commission
An update on ICT plans for Horizon 2020, and the prospects for cloud computing. Followed by Q&A.
10:40 - How can the Internet be used to stimulate more jobs, start-ups and growth?
SME Case Studies:
Conor O’Riordan, CEO, TradeFacilitate
Payam Moini Tabatabai, Founder and Managing Director, Mobylla
Guillaume Desclée, Managing Director and Founder, Mymicroinvest
11:15 - Policy workshop: What could the EU do to encourage more growth in this field? An open discussion.
Megan Richards, Director, Converged Networks & Services, DG INFSO, European Commission
Martin Przewloka, Senior Vice President- Global Head of Internet Applications & Services, SAP
Mark Lange, Senior Policy Counsel, Microsoft
Eric Merkel-Sobotta, Executive Vice President Corporate Communications, Springer
12:30 - Networking Lunch
This event will take place at the European Parliament in Brussels, Altiero Spinelli Building, room