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1st Workgroup Seminar: Europe
February 7th, 2008
Paris, France


Hosted by
Institut TELECOM
in partnership with
Fondation Caisses d’Epargne pour la Solidarité

Holiday Inn, Marne La Vallée. Val d’Europe (Near Disneyland Paris)

Preliminary program



9:30 – 12:30





9:00 – 9:30 Opening



M. Mokhtari (Institut Telecom, France), Chris Nugent (Ulster University, UK), Sergio Guillen (ITACA, Spain)

National, European and International Programs

- European initiatives
Peter Wintlev-Jensen (European Commission). DG INFO H3 eIclusion PPT

Gerard Roucairol (Chief Scientist, Bull France and ITEA Board Vice President). ITEA and eInclusion PPT

Brian O-Connor, European Centre for Connected Health

Nakita Vodjdani, Agence Nationale Recherhe  PDF

- French initiatives
Robert Picard (CGTI-Ministry of Economy, Finances and Industry, France)  PPT

Industry innovation perspectives

- Industrial strategies
Ginny C Ghezzo (IBM Corporation, USA)  PPT

Maria García-Robledo (Siemens, Spain)  PPT

- SMEs involvement
Philippe Letellier (Scientific Direction. Institut TELECOM, France). SMEs and innovation

Dr Cristiano Paggetti (I+, Italy)

Eric McAdams (ST&D, UK)  PPT

10:45 break
& posters




14:00 – 17:45



Research/innovation perspectives

This session will be organised as live demonstrations of prototypes in the main lobby.


· Cogknow IST project: ICT for Cognitive impaired people. Ulster University (UK) and University (Sweden)

· Context aware living space. Handicom Lab., France

· Service Oriented Device Architecture: Using open standards to integrate the embedded world. IBM Corporation, USA

· Nestling Technologies, Ireland

· Home cognitive assistant. DOMUS Lab, University of Sherbrooke, Canada

Usability, Users involvements and requirements

Users representatives

Johann Bengtsson (Lulea University, Sweden)  PPT1  PPT2

Helène Pigot (Sherbrooke University, Professor Canada)  PPT

Jacques Demongeot (University of Grenoble, Professor France)

Brainstorming: Global Village initiative Roadmap


15:45 break
& posters