13th NEM General Assembly

held in Brussels on 20 March 2012

Venue: Hotel Bedford, Rue du Midi 135, 1000 Brussels


Welcome session

09:00 – 09:15 Welcome and agenda approval, Jean-Dominique Meunier (Technicolor, NEM Chairman) and Halid Hrasnica (Eurescom, NEM Secretariat)

09:15 – 10:00 NEM in WP2013 and Horizon2020, Viorel Peca (EC, Head of Unit "Networked Media Systems")

10:00 – 10:30 Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme – CIP, Francisco Medeiros (EC, Deputy Head of Unit "Networked Media Systems")

10:30 – 11:00 Break

Session on Digital Growth through web-based applications and services

11:00 – 11:20 Cloud Gaming, Pierre-Yves Danet (France Telecom, NEM Vice-chair "Strategy")

11:20 – 12:30 Presentations from NEM members and discussion

  • Game development and digital growth, Malte Behrmann (EGDF, Mobile Game Arch project)
  • Promotion of creative works by SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) based platforms, Alexandru Stan (IN2)
  • MPEG-M: Multimedia Service Platform Technologies, Panos Kudumakis (Queen Mary University of London)
  • Tools and services for rapid 3D authoring, enriching and publishing, Daniel Vander Vorst (Vicomtech)
  • Influence of web-based applications on media and TV world, Ralf Neudel (IRT)
  • Transmedia Innovation (TRIO) Community of Practice Project: Innovation and Competitiveness in Ontario’s Cultural Media Industries, Kathleen Webb (RTA Transmedia Centre Ryerson University)

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch break

Session on possible NEM members’ participation

14:00 – 14:30 Opportunities for SME’s in Eurostars programme,  Peter Chisnall (Eurostars Programme Call Coordinator)

14:30 – 14:40 Celtic Plus programme, David Kennedy (Eurescom, Celtic Plus Office)

14:40 – 15:00 Turkish ICT Industry, How to innovate and contribute to NEM Domain?, Bulent Erbas (Turkish Software Industrialist Association) – additional information available here

15:00 – 15:15 NEM Summit 2012, Florent Genoux (SIgma Orionis, Summit OC) and Halid Hrasnica (Eurescom, Summit PC)

15:15 – 15:30 Break

Session on NEM Challenges 2012/13

15:30 – 15:45 Overview on NEM Challenges 2012/13, Jean-Dominique Meunier (Technicolor, NEM Chairman)

15:45 – 16:45 Presentations on individual NEM challenges

  • Content storage and personalization, Pierre-Yves Danet (France Telecom)
  • Smart Search challenges, Haluk Gökmen (Arcelik)
  • International cooperation, Julián Seseña (Rose Vision)

16:45 – 17:00 AOB and meeting closure

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