The NEM Summit is an international conference and exhibition, open to co-located events and organised every year since 2008 by the NEM Initiative (New European Media – European Technology Platform – www.nem-initiative.org) for all those interested in broad area of Media and Content. Over the years, the NEM Summit has grown to become an annual not-to-be-missed event, providing attendees with a key opportunity to meet and network with prominent stakeholders, access up-to-date information, discover latest technology and market trends, identify research and business opportunities, and find partners for upcoming EU-funded calls for projects.
The 9th edition of the NEM Summit will be organized in Porto, a fascinating city in northwest Portugal, on 23-25 November 2016 at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Porto – Av. de Rodrigues de Freitas 265, 4049-021 Porto, Portugal.
Building on successful previous Summits, the conference will address many of today’s hot topics on Driving the Future of Digital Media Experiences. These will include research and business challenges, societal and user needs incl. accessibility, implementation requirements for smart content and media convergence, and the regulatory and standardization environment.
The program of this year’s NEM Summit will consist of keynote presentations and invited talks, an exhibition focused on presentation of research results in the NEM area achieved by various projects and organizations, Scientific and Technical Summit Tracks, as well as Shows / Show Cases on Media and ICT for Creative Industries. In order to collect relevant contributions from the wide NEM community on Scientific and Technical questions as well as Shows / Show Cases, the NEM Summit 2016 Program Committee issued a Call for Extended Abstract, a Call for Exhibitions, and a Call for NEM Art & Design Competition. In addition, all Summit participants are invited toShape program of the Creative & Cultural Industries workshop at the NEM Summit 2016 by answering a corresponding survey available here.