BILAT USA4.0 joins the 4th International Conference on Internet Science on November 22nd 2017 with two workshops.
The Digital Social Innovation/Civic Tech, a topic EU- USA collaboration in research workshop aims to set the ground of discussion among policy makers and researchers. During the workshop, hot topics related to DSI/Civic Tech will be discussed by speakers coming from the EU & the USA. More specifically, Mrs. Ursula Holtgrewe from the Centre for Social Innovation will discuss about the societal context regarding DSI and Civic Tech in the EU and US. In addition, she will also present the SCI project (www.siceurope.eu). Mrs. Paley, from the Center for Government Excellence at Johns Hopkins University, USA, will talk about government data, community engagement, publicly accessible data, and civic tech cities. Mrs. Stavroula Maglavera from the University of Thessaly, will present the DSI Manifesto and the EU policy for collaboration with the US. Mr.Cave Regulatory Policy Committee – University of Warwick, will address the challenges and opportunities of EU- US research collaboration under the frame of monetizing data. On behalf of BILATUSA 4.0, the H2020 Guide for US researchers as well as the funding opportunities will be presented.
EU-US and Academia-Industry Cooperation in DSI / Civic Tech workshop aims to discuss about the accelerators, barriers and opportunities of Academia-Industry Cooperation in DSI, from the EU perspective and from the US perspective. Mr. Zygna, Professor at Provadis School of International Management and Technology, and CEO, NineSigma North America Inc, will discuss about the general framework of Academia & Industry collaboration in the EU and US. Mr. Ladid, president of Ipv6, will talk about the Technology generations and standards in Industry & Academia. Mr. Votis, from CERTH/ITI, will present the Secure and Trusted blockchain services for Interoperable health Services. An open discussion will follow in order to identify opportunities, barriers and suggestions to enhance the EU & US collaboration in Academia and Industry. In addition, on behalf of BILAT USA4.0, EU funding opportunities will be presented.
For registrations please use the following link: http://internetscienceconference.eu/register.html (no registration fees for the workshops).
Digital Social Innovation/Civic Tech, a topic EU- USA collaboration in research workshop will be held at 11:10 – 13:10 (Room Aiolos)
11:10 - 11:20
Welcome and introduction / purpose of the workshop by the moderator – Despina Anastasopoulos INTRASOFT S.A.
11:20 - 11: 35
DSI and civic tech - societal context and collaboration. A social innovation perspective
Ursula Holtgrewe, Centre for Social Innovation, SIC project (www.siceurope.eu)
11:35 - 11:55
Civic Tech: A Tale of Two City Centers
Sharon Paley, Deputy Director and co-founder of the Center for Government Excellence at Johns Hopkins University, USA
11:55 - 12:15
DSI Manifesto- EU policy for collaboration
Stavroula Maglavera, University of Thessaly
12:15 - 12:30
Could monetizing data enhance the EU – US research collaboration ?”
Jonathan Cave, Regulatory Policy Committee – University of Warwick
12:30 - 12:45
EC Data policy – t.b.c.o.k.
Daniele Rizzi, European Commission, DG Connect
12:45 - 13:10
EU-US and Academia-Industry Cooperation in DSI / Civic Tech workshop will be held at 16:30 – 18:30 (Room Zefyros)
16.30 - 16:45
Welcome and introduction / purpose of the workshop by the moderator – Babis Ipektsidis INTRASOFT S.A.
16:45 - 17:05
General Framework conditions of Academia & Industry collaboration
Andy Zygna, Professor at Provadis School of International Management and Technology, and CEO, NineSigma North America Inc.
17:05 - 17:25
Latif Ladid, Chair at 5G World Alliance & President, IPv6 Forum
17:25 - 17:45
Secure and Trusted blockchain services for Interoperable Health Services
Konstantinos Votis, Researcher Grade C' & Director of Visual Analytics Lab at CERTH/ITI / Visiting professor De Montfort University
17:45 - 18:30