External (BDVA Participates)

Trans-Atlantic Symposium on ICT Technology and Policy

Monday, 19 June, 2017 to Tuesday, 20 June, 2017
Minneapolis (USA)

The “Trans-Atlantic Symposium on ICT Technology and Policy – 5G Networks, Big Data, Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems for a Smart Society” will be held in Minneapolis, June 19-20, 2017. The event is organized by the PICASSO project and hosted by the Technological Leadership Institute, University of Minnesota. Symposium sponsors include the U.S. National Science Foundation, the European Commission, IEEE Control Systems Society, and Intelligent Manufacturing Systems.

The event will comprise a combination of keynote lectures and plenary and parallel sessions, animated by a wide range of high-level technical and policy experts from the EU and US. The speakers and panelists include leaders from industry, academia, government agencies (including NSF, NIST, and the European Commission) and leading national and international private-public initiatives. By participating in the symposium you can expect to gain insight into the latest developments and trends in key information and communication technologies (ICT), as well as customer needs in smart-society sectors, ICT policy issues, and EU-US collaboration and funding opportunities.

Online registration is mandatory for all attendees and can be completed here. For more information (agenda, speaker list, hotel and travel information, etc.), check out the related website.

Some travel grants for US graduate students thanks to NSF are still available. More information here

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