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[FYI] Tanum, Sweden, on 15 and 16 June 1999
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CORDIS RTD-NEWS/c European Communities, 1999.
Record Control Number: 12989
To raise awareness among regions, towns and cities
of the benefits of telematics technologies applied
to regional development, a conference will be held
in Tanum, Sweden, on 15 and 16 June 1999. With
only a month to go before the event takes place,
the organisers are expecting over 300 participants
from all over Europe.
The conference, which will be based on the results
of a European joint pilot project, will focus on
two major keynotes - telematics for regional
development and the economics of telematics
Representatives from the European Commission's
User-friendly Information Society programme will
review the research activities undertaken during
the past four years and will present new actions
foreseen in the coming years. Additionally,
representatives from Telecom Italia and Telia and
Ericsson will present their industrial
Around 50 experts will present their visions and
the results of validation and demonstration
projects (most of them carried out under the
Commission's Telematics Applications programme,
1994-98) in the following areas:
- Support to rural development;
- Case studies on economic benefits of new
telematics services; - Distance education and
training; - Regional telematics services to
support small and medium-sized enterprises; -
Social inclusion: How telematics can support the
social cohesion of various types of communities at
the regional level; - Quality of life for
dependent people; - Reorganisation of work in
European regions and cities.
In parallel to the event, a wide range of existing
telematics applications will be demonstrated
within the cyber-café.
The event is being organised by the TeleRegions
Network and the European Digital Cities (EDC)
project, a support action of the European
Commission's Telematics Applications programme.
Data Source Provider: EDC Coordination Office
Document Reference: Based on event announcement.
Programme Acronym: FRAMEWORK 4C; FRAMEWORK 5C;
TELEMATICS 2C; IST
Subject Index Codes: Telecommunications;
Information Processing, Information Systems
For further information, please contact:
EDC Coordination Office
18 square de Meeûs
Tel. +32-2-5520868; Fax +32-2-5520889