IPv6… The way forward – 14 December Ghent

part of the Future Internet conference week - a full program overview of the week is available here !

8:30 – 09:00 Registration

Morning Convener: Jacques Babot, IPv6 Team Leader (DG INFSO)

09:00 – 09:10 Conference Welcome

09:10 – 09:30 Opening & Inaugural session

  • Google, Vinton Cerf (Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist) (video address)
  • Inaugural speech, Mr Robert Madelin (Director General DG INFSO)

09:30 – 11:00 World wide action for IPv6 deployment Stock taking and the way forward

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00 Main Players – Ready?

Telecom operators,  Internet Service Providers, equipment providers

Keynote speech: Latif Ladid, Chairman of the IPv6 Forum

Round Table, moderated by Mario Campolargo, Director DG Infso F

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:30 Parallel sessions

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break

Afternoon Convener: Georgios Tselentis, Senior Project Officer (DG INFSO)

16:00 – 17:30 What we do next (Government)

  • Reporter (5′ each): TNO, IABG/ENISA, INNO, Commission
  • Round table, Moderated by Per Blixt, Head of Unit DG INFSO
    • Sweden: Ms. Maria Häll, Deputy Director Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications
    • Germany: Constanze Bürger, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Germany
    • Slovenia: Mr. Davor Šoštarič,  Ministry of Higher education, Science and Technology
    • Czech Republic: Petra Holubičková, Ministery of Industry and Trade
    • Luxembourg: Mr. Carlo Simon, Lieutenant-colonel at Gouvernement Communication Center, Luxemburg
    • United Kingdom: Mr. Simon Hicks, Head of Communications Technology Information Economy (IE) Directorate, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills
    • Turkey: Mr. Onur Bektas, System Administrator    Technical Support Group, TÜBITAK ULAKBIM

17:30 – 17:45 Discussion with the floor

  • Moderator: Bernadett Koteles, National expert

17:45 – 18:00 Closing remarks

  • Commission Strategy Digital Agenda: Detlef Eckert, Director DG INFSO C

Joint conference dinner IPv6 conference, Living Labs & Smart Cities, FIRE conference and ServiceWave 2010

18.30 – 19.30 Boat trip from conference venue to the joint dinner

19.30 – 22.00 Joint conference dinner IPv6 conference, Living Labs & Smart Cities, FIRE conference and ServiceWave 2010 @ Handelsbeurs

Participation to the IPv6 workshop and the Joint Conference Dinner are free of charge. But registration is obligated.