ore than 5000 researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs, industry representatives, young people and politicians are gathered in Vilnius from November 6-8 for the ICT 2013 Conference. The event focuses on Horizon 2020 - the EU's Framework Programme for Research and Innovation for 2014-2020.
The conference features top ICT professionals from industry, academia, research. Speakers from across the ICT sector will address a range of issues from cloud computing, broadband, ICT infrastructures, ICT skills, cyber security, long term visions on the future and much more. Experts will present details on how to participate in the next EU's Research Programme - Horizon 2020. A special focus wil be on Digital Futures - a journey into 2050's futures and policy challenges...
What is Horizon 2020? It is the financial instrument implementing the Innovation Union, a Europe 2020 flagship initiative aimed at securing Europe's global competitiveness. Running from 2014 to 2020 with a budget of just over €70 billion, the EU’s new programme for research and innovation is part of the drive to create new growth and jobs in Europe.
The entire conference is live streamed so anyone interested can follow the sessions online. In addition, the event is being live Tweeted with the hashtag #ICT2013eu.
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