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Regional Innovation through the Future Internet Public Private Partnership

When: 13 October 2011 11:15-13:00

Where: Committee of the Regions, Room JDE 52, Rue Belliard 101, B-1040 Brussels

This non-technical workshop presents and debates the value of the Future Internet PPP for regional innovation, showcasing examples and exploring opportunities for involvement of new regions and cities.


11.15 – 11.20 – Welcome & Introduction to the Regional Innovation Dimensions of the Future Internet PPP – Peter Fatelnig, DG INFSO

11.20 – 11.40 – The Importance of ICT Innovation for Regions: The Socio-Economic Arguments – Robert Madelin, Director General DG INFSO

11.40 – 12.10 – Future Internet Driving Smart Specialisation for a Smarter Regions

Introduction & moderator: Petra Turkama, CONCORD/Aalto University

?  Luc Van den Brande – Advisor to Regional Policy Commissioner Johannes Hahn, former President of the Committee of the Regions

?  Alvaro Oliveira – European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL)

?  Richard Tuffs – European Regions Research and Innovation Network (ERRIN)

?  Claus Schultze – Policy Analyst, European Commission, DG REGIO D.2.

12.10 – 12.40 – Future Internet: Be Smart, Get Involved – Smart Specialisation Put Into Practice

Introduction & moderator: Annika Sällström FIREBALL/CDT-LTU

?  FI-WARE Stefano de Panfilis

?  CENTRALAB – Darko Fer?ej

?  URBIOTICA – Antoni Brey

?  MEDLAB  – Jesse Marsh

?  S³ Platform Region – Dr. Willem R. Reek, Senior Strategist of the Province of Friesland

12.50 – 13.00 – Wrap-up & Conclusions

13:00 Networking and Drinks

For more information, please contact wout.van-wijk(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)ec.europa.eu

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