GÉANT Launch outline agenda

Tuesday 1 December - Museum of Modern Art (Moderna Museet) and Vasa Museum

11:30 onwards Registration
12:30 onwards Standing plated lunch
13:30 Chairman’s welcome
Hans Doebbeling, General Manager, DANTE

Commissioner Viviane Reding  - European Commissioner Responsible for Information Society & Media  - Video Address

13:50 Swedish Presidency goals towards Pioneering the Future Internet
Dr Katarina Bjelke - Director-General, Swedish Ministry of Research and Education

Pioneering the Future Internet - initiatives Address plus ceremonial link with Kuala Lumpur to show global reach of network and tie up with Launch of Tein3

Dr Zoran Stancic - Deputy Director General, European Commission, Information Society and Media Directorate-General

14:20 GÉANT and TEIN3: Bringing cultures together across continents - Introduction by Cathrin Stover - view presentation
14:30 A brief overview of GÉANT
Hans Doebbeling - General Manager Dante - view presentation
14:50 Coffee Break
15:20 Enabling research and education – impact on the next generation and their expectations
Dr Giovanni Colombo - EIT Executive Committee and Adjunct Professor, Politecnico di Torino - view presentation
15:50 Panel Discussion: Keeping Europe at the cutting edge of Science Discovery
Chairman; Kostas Glinos - Head of Unit “GÉANT & e-Infrastructure” in DG INFSO (The Directorate General for Information Society and Media)
Panel Members;
Dr Alexandre M.J.J Bonvin – Professor of Computational Structural Biology and Education Director Chemistry, NMR, Utrecht University - view presentation
Dr. Edward Seidel - Director, Office of Cyberinfrastructure, U.S. National Science Foundation  - view presentation
Gard Titlestad - Head of Department of Education, Research and Labour Affairs, Nordic Council of Ministers - view presentation
Dany Vandromme – Director, RENATER - view presentation
16:40 The Future of network usage
Ulf Wahlberg- Vice President, Head of Industry and Research Relations- Vice President, Head of Industry and Research Relations - view presentation
17:10 Chairman’s wrap-up
Vasa Museum
19:00 Cocktail reception
19:30 Guided tour of the Vasa ship
20:00 Dinner is served

Wednesday 2 December - Museum of Modern Art
09:00 Welcome back
09:05 Opening Remarks
09:10 Pioneering the Future Internet through addressing geographic issues
Robert Klapisch - President, Sharing Knowledge Foundation - view presentation
09:40 Panel Discussion: Pioneering the Future Internet through technological innovation
Chairman; Vasilis Maglaris - Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) - view presentation
Panel members;
Harald Alvestrand - Engineer, Google - view presentation
Mauro Campanella - Senior Network Engineer, GARR  - view presentation
Prof. Scott Kirkpatrick - Professor, School of Engineering and Computer Science, HUJI  - view presentation
Sam Samuel - Vice president and CTO, North Europe Bell Labs  - view presentation
Prof. Dimitra Simeonidou - Member of the Photonic Networks Laboratory  - view presentation
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Exploration of global environmental issues
Robert Koopman - Expert, GEO, the Group on Earth Observations - view presentation
11:30 Panel Discussion - Perspectives on networks’ contribution to societal and environmental issues
Chairman; Dai Davies - General Manager, DANTE
Panel members;
Prof. Geerd-R. Hoffmann – Director-General, Business Area Technical Infrastructure and Operations, Deutscher Wetterdienst - view presentation
Robert Koopman - Expert, GEO, the Group on Earth Observations  - view presentation

Dr Giovanni B. Frisoni - Vice Scientific Director, IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio FBF - The National Centre for Alzheimer's and Mental Diseases - view presentation

Dr Pär Strand - Researcher, Chalmers University of Technology - view presentation
12:30 Chairman’s Closing remarks
13:00 Standing plated lunch