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  1. WCIT 2010 Mark Frequin High level meeting Brussels 24 february 2009

  2. WCIT 2010: • a world congress • in Europe • Premier global ICT forum • Flagship event of the World information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) • Delegates from more than 80 countries • 17th Edition since Barcelona 1978 • Also known as the Olympics of the ICT industry

  3. WCIT 2010: a world congress in Europe • Trade missions and country delegations • 60% Europe16% US/Canada,15% Asia/Pacific5% South America4% Africa • Three days summit, where sustainability and economic growth are leading themes • Participation of CEO’s of major ICT companies in the world Mark Frequin High level meeting Brussels 24 february 2009

  4. WCIT 2010: a global platform to position Europe as the advanced player in the ICT domain • Technological dimension • • Showcase of new developments in ICT • • Services and apllications that contribute to growth and sustainability • Market dimension • • Economic dimensions • • Presentation of different approaches • Administrative and governance dimensions • • Public debates about role and deployment of ICT solutions • • Possibilities and need for private public partnerships Mark Frequin High level meeting Brussels 24 february 2009

  5. Tracks being considered for inclusion at WCIT 2010: • ICT & Energy ICT & Finance • ICT & Life ICT & Creative industries • ICT & Water ICT & Safety • ICT & Mobility ICT & Food • A declaration of Amsterdam: energising the future! • Ambitious goals for ICT industry, ICT user organizations • and governments in relation to current economic • crisis and in line with the European Agenda. Mark Frequin High level meeting Brussels 24 february 2009

  6. Theme 1: ICT & Energy Mark Frequin High level meeting Brussels 24 february 2009

  7. ICT & Energy: Estimates for 2020 CO2 : = Mark Frequin High level meeting Brussels 24 february 2009

  8. ICT & Energy: Chances for ICT • ICT enables energy saving and sustainability through: • Teleconferencing/Telesourcing • Smart cars • Smart power grids • Smart meters Mark Frequin High level meeting Brussels 24 february 2009

  9. Theme 2: ICT & Life Mark Frequin High level meeting Brussels 24 february 2009

  10. ICT & Life: chances for ICT • WCIT 2010 is the ideal platform to showcaseDutch and European best practices in the field of:• E-health • E-skills • Ageing • E-government Mark Frequin High level meeting Brussels 24 february 2009

  11. Theme 3: ICT & Water Mark Frequin High level meeting Brussels 24 february 2009

  12. ICT & Water: chances for ICT • Using ICT applications of smart technologies by • innovative approaches such as 3D internet and serious gaming to approach issues like: • • Flood control • • Clean water • Safety & risk water management Mark Frequin High level meeting Brussels 24 february 2009

  13. Theme 4: ICT & Mobility Mark Frequin High level meeting Brussels 24 february 2009

  14. ICT & Mobility: chances for ICT • Logistics and transport are major economic sectors • in trading countries. Mobility topics with economic and environmental impact: • • Traffic security • • Pro-active traffic management • • Road pricing Mark Frequin High level meeting Brussels 24 february 2009

  15. How can we make it work? Close cooperation With the European Commission, the Spanish Presidency in 2010, and EU member states. Declaration of Amsterdam: energising the future Ambitious goals for ICT industry, ICT user organizations and governments in relation to current economic crisis and in line with the European Agenda of i2010 and i 2020 Mark Frequin High level meeting Brussels 24 february 2009

  16. WCIT 2010 Mark Frequin High level meeting Brussels 24 february 2009