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Opening Plenary Session

Organizers
M. Concepcion Anton Garcia - Unit E3- Net Innovation DG CONNECT European Commission
Description

The Opening Plenary of FIA2014.

Agenda

10'
Keynote
Zoran Stančič Deputy Director-General, European Commission Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology
5'
Keynote
Prof. Panayiotis Tsanakas GRNET Chairman and CEO
10'
Presentation(s)
Josef Urban NSN - Nokia Solutions and Networks, Head of the Software and Security Research
30'
Panel Discussion
  • To what extent cloud computing is an enabler for SDN and NFV? To what extent SDN facilitates cloud computing and NFV boosts cloud computing?

  • The EU Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) (Future Internet-PPP and 5G Infrastructure-PPP) and how they are positioned relative to the cloud computing and developments of Software Define Networking and Network Function Virtualization? How can they foster innovation?

  • Are there opportunities for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Web entrepreneurs in this new Internet technological landscape or only big players will benefit from it?

15'
Keynote
Mario Campolargo European Commission, Director Net Futures
Wednesday, 19 Mar
Plenary Session
9:00
10:30

Speakers

Deputy Director-General, European Commission Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology
GRNET Chairman and CEO
Project Manager, Telecom Italia
NSN - Nokia Solutions and Networks, Head of the Software and Security Research
Research Director, Ericsson
European Commission, Director Net Futures