Monday, April 26, 2010

ICT 2010 conference Europe's most visible forum for ICT research and innovation

The ICT 2010 conference will take place in Brussels on 27-29 September 2010.

ICT 2010 is organised by the European Commission and hosted by the Belgian Presidency of the European Union. Around 4.500 participants are expected to attend this event.

This biennial event has become a unique gathering point for researchers, business people, investors, and high level policy makers in the field of digital innovation. ICT 2010 will focus on policy priorities such as Europe's Digital Agenda and the next financial programme of the European Union for funding research and innovation in ICT.

At ICT 2010:

* latest research trends in information and communication technologies
* European priorities for 2.8 billion Euros research funding in ICT, 2011-2012
* Meet potential research and business partners at dozens of networking sessions
* an exhibition with over 5000 square meters of Europe's latest cutting edge ICT research

Key themes for the 2010 conference:

* the potential of digital solutions to promote sustainable growth in a low carbon economy

* The continuing constructive role of ICT in the daily life of citizens

* the importance of public participation in the innovation process.

The conference will include special sessions presenting the European Union's funding priorities for the 2.8 Billion Euros of EU funding available for ICT research and development during 2011-2012.

These themes will be discussed and debated by leading figures from business, academia and politics.

For more info, please see the sources below!