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Net Futures 2016 conference

Published: Friday, 11 March 2016


The Net Futures 2016 conference is taking place on 20-21 April 2016 in Brussels.


Net Futures is the annual conference of the Future Internet community. Previously a research-focused conference known as the Future Internet Assembly (FIA) - organized annually in cooperation with the respective EU presidency - Net Futures has become a research and policy conference since the first edition in 2015.


This year, Net Futures 2016 will focus on Future Internet in its broad sense, including policy aspects, looking into current technological achievements and the challenges of a next generation internet.

Pertinent questions that will influence the different sessions are: What is the Internet's impact on new industrial business models? How can it help solve major society challenges? What is its key role in creating an innovative Digital Single Market? What is the impact of the next generation Internet on startups and entrepreneurship?


High-level speakers including Vice-President Andrus Ansip, the Commissioner for Digital Economy & Society Günther H. Oettinger,  and Chief Executives from Ericsson, Telefónica, ETNO and EIT Digital will address the audience during the two plenary sessions.


Registration is now open at the Net Futures 2016 website.

Net Futures 2016 Conference