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[FYI] Workshop on e-Commerce on 08.04.1999

CORDIS RTD-NEWS/c European Communities, 1998 

 Record Control Number : 12238 
                             Date : 1999-02-17 

Category : Event

General Information : 

To establish a good understanding of how the dynamics of competition
are changing and how the market is reshaped in the new networked
economy for electronic commerce, the European Commission, DG III, is
holding a workshop. The event, "The industrial Aspects of Electronic
Commerce", will take place in Brussels on 8 April 1999. 

The aim of the workshop is: 

- To start an intensive dialogue on the industrial aspects of
electronic commerce; - To assess how far electronic commerce is being
taken up by various industrial sectors in Europe - what the role is
for new distribution channels; - To expose the problems that
enterprises encounter when adopting e-commerce; - To understand the
benefits and methodologies of building industrial consensus through
business communities; - To assess new investment needs for information
technology in Europe and the merits of integrating new open
technologies with EDI systems; - To reflect the important role of
awareness in facilitating the take-up of e-commerce; - To inform
industrial partners of relevant Commission-sponsored initiatives; - To
encourage industry to share its experiences and expectations for the

The workshop is intended for European industry associations. Other
e-commerce related associations, research groups that have carried out
surveys on e-commerce, and non-profit business associations active in
the domain, are also welcome to participate. 

Data Source Provider : European Industry Associations

Subject Index Codes : Telecommunications; Information, Media

Contact Person : 

For further information, please contact: 

Lena Nielsen 
Fax +32-2-2967019 
E-mail: lena.nielsen@dg3.cec.be