Barcelona, 13 SEPTEMBER 2017

- Programme of the forum -

  Download the NGI Forum 2017 Agenda here (PDF)

09:15 – 09:45 | Registration & coffee

09:45 – 10:40

Opening & Welcome (Download this presentation on PDF here)
  • 09:45 – 09:55 The Next Generation Internet Forum
    Monique Calisti, Executive Director and Partner of Martel Innovate, Coordinator of the HUB4NGI Project
  • 09:55 – 10:40 Welcome & opening
    Francesca Bria, Chief Technology and Digital Innovation Officer, Barcelona City Council
    Daniel Marco Parraga, SmartCatalonia Strategy Director, Secretary’s Office for Telecommunications, Cybersecurity and Digital Society, Presidential Department of the Government of Catalonia
    Infrastructures and systemic innovation
    Sergi Figuerola, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer at i2CAT Foundation (Download this presentation on PDF here)
    The NGI Rocket Construction
    Simon Marussi, Co-founder at Playedo

10:40 – 11:00

The Next Generation Internet Initiative
  • The Next Generation Internet: resilient, reliable and ready for all Europeans. An EU Vision for 2025
    Georgios Tselentis, Scientific Project Officer at European Commission

11:00 – 12:30

Building the Next Generation Internet – Keynote Speeches

12:30 – 13:00

What is Needed to Build the Next Generation of the Internet?
  • Round table discussion with all Keynote experts
    moderated by Sergi Figuerola, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer at i2CAT Foundation

13:00 – 14:00 | Lunch break

14:00 – 14:15

NGI Governance: Beyond Technology Challenges

14:15 – 15:45

Parallel round-table working sessions – 3 groups

– Session 1 –
Identifying R&D Priorities for NGI

moderated by Michael Boniface,
Technical Director of the IT Innovation Centre, University of Southampton (HUB4NGI)

– Session 2 –
Recognising New Business Models & Opportunities

moderated by Richard Stevens,
Director of the Government Consulting Unit in IDC (HUB4NGI)

– Session 3 –
NGI Skills and Education: Opportunities & Challenges

moderated by John Domingue
Director of the Knowledge Media Institute at The Open University, President of STI International (HUB4NGI)

15:45 – 16:15

Wrap-up from round-table sessions, open discussion and NGI rocket
  • Construction of the NGI rocket wih Playedo bricks
    facilitated by Simon Marussi, Co-founder at Playedo
  • Report from moderators of working group sessions
    5 minutes summary each
  • Q&A session
    moderated by Alessandra Scicchitano, Project Manager at Martel Innovate (HUB4NGI)

16:15 – 16:30

Upcoming NGI Call and Opportunities
  • Overview ICT-2018 & WP 2018-2019
    Georgios Tselentis, Scientific Project Officer at European Commission

16:30 – 16:45

Closure & next appointments

– Side Event –

From 19:30

Social Event *Access granted only with the event’s badge.*

A cocktail fun time where you can networking with good food and drinks.
Where? At Marina Bay, that’s located at the harbour with a nice sea view.


















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