Future Network and MobileSummit 2013 takes place in Lisbon, Portugal, 03 - 05 July 2013. This is the twenty-second in a series of Annual Conferences supported by the European Commission, which regularly attracts delegates from industry and research to share experiences and research results, identify future trends, discuss business opportunities and identify opportunities for international research collaboration under FP7-ICT and Horizon 2020. It will thus contribute to showcasing European research in the field, and position it within the multiplicity of related initiatives supported in other regions of the world.
In the context of convergence and innovation, the 22nd Future Network and MobileSummit will address the challenges of building the Future Internet Infrastructures, based on mobile, wireless and fixed broadband communications technologies.
The Final Programme incorporates Plenary, Panel, paper and poster sessions and workshops.
FutureNetworkSummit 2013 will be opened by the General Co-chairs: Mário Campolargo, Director for "Net Futures", DG CONNECT, European Commission and Zeinal Bava, CEO, Portugal Telecom.
Keynote Speakers include:
- Dr. Aref Chowdhury, Chief Technology Officer Optics, Alcatel-Lucent
- Ulf Wahlberg, Vice President, Industry and Research Relations, Ericsson
- Dr. Stefan Ferber, Director Business Development, Bosch Software Innovations
Panel Sessions include:
Towards Virtualised Networks
Optical Networking: Enabler for the Future Converged Networks
Public Safety Future Networks: Industry and Stakeholder Views on Emerging Technologies, Standardisation Status and Regulatory Issues
Supported by the European Commission and the Net!Works European Technology Platform, Future Network and MobileSummit integrates high-level industry/policy plenary sessions that discuss strategic issues for Future Networks with high quality technical/scientific tracks and workshop sessions. Technical/scientific tracks present papers that showcase original results and hot topics in all areas of mobile, wireless and fixed broadband communications systems and networks.