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Event:
19th NEM General Assembly ‘Driving the future of Digital Experience’
Date:
February 26, 2015
Cost:
Free, booking required
Category:
Updated:
February 13, 2015
Venue:
Digital Catapult Centre
Address:
101 Euston Road, London , NW1 2RA, United Kingdom

On Thursday 26th February, The Digital Catapult is hosting the General Assembly for the NEM (New European Media) initiative.

There are 20 free places on a first come first served basis for SMEs to attend. Please note one representative per SME.

Background

NEM is a European Technology Platform for convergence between consumer electronics, broadcasting and telecoms companies to drive growth in networked and electronic media.

In order to respond to the HORIZON 2020 PROGRAMME, NEM has broadened its focus beyond pure technology and into the creative industries and now includes all major European organisations working in the networked and electronic media landscape, icontent providers, broadcasters, network equipment manufacturers, network operators and service providers, academia, standardisation bodies, government institutions and every aspect of the creative industries.

All these members are contributing to a Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) as well as position papers, in order to accelerate the innovative development of the digital economy across Europe.

Crucial to this ecosystem is the engagement of SMEs with strong interest, capability, and active development/work in creating new products, services and experiences.

The NEM general assembly 26th February– ‘driving the future of digital experience’ will include:

  •  Talks from EC officials on the NEM perspective in the Horizon 2020
  • programme
  • Discussion on positioning of the NEM Initiative in Horizon 2020
  • Creation of a PPP (Public Private Partnerships) on Immersive
  • Content
  • Opportunities arising for NEM from a 5G network infrastructure
  • Update on FI-WARE http://www.fiware.org/about/ [1] programme
  • activities
  • Expressions of Interests by NEM members to create consortia and
  • project proposals

Draft agenda is here.

If you are an SME and would like to take up this offer of free attendance to the NEM General assembly on Thursday 26th February please respond directly to:

Michella Oswald, michella.oswald@cde.catapult.org.uk and Luitgard Hauer hauer@eurescom.eu with NEM General Assembly at Digital Catapult in the subject line.

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