Info Days on IST

for Central America & Mexico:
Mexico City, 16 March 2000

for South America:
Rio de Janeiro, 4 April 2000
Buenos Aires, 26 June 2000

A European Union - Latin America Initiative for Cooperation in Information Society Technologies

Action A2: Diffusion, concertation and proposals in the area of science and technology
Home page of the programme with full description of all Actions:
IST Info Day in Buenos Aires, 26 June 2000
Programme and Papers
Topic Presenter
9:00-9:30 Welcome and Introduction. Dr. Dante Caputo - Argentine Secretary of State for Science, Technology and Productive Innovation
9:30-9:50 Presentation of the "e-Europe Initiative".
Link: e-Europe - Areas prioritarias
Giulio Menato, EU Delegation to Argentina
9:50-10:20 The IST programme - General presentation, international aspects, 4th and 5th Calls for proposals. Jean-Yves Roger, DG Information Society, European Commission
10:20-10:35 Questions & answers Jean-Yves Roger
10:35-11:00 Break
11:00-11:30 Organisation of the evaluation and follow-up of research projects at the EU Commission
Presentation 'The Fifth Framework Programme - Creating a User-Friendly Information Society": [ppt] [pdf]
Presentation 'Information Society Technologies - Programme Procedures and Information: [ppt] [pdf]
Jean-Yves Roger
11:30-11:45 Questions & answers Jean-Yves Roger
11:45-12:15 Experience of a Uruguayan partner in EU projects: Experience of CCC
Presentation: [pdf]
Fernando Brum, CCC International Manager
12:15-12:45 Experience of Argentine partners in EU projects
Presentation: [ppt] [pdf]
Daniel Yankelevich and Miguel Felder, Universidad de Buenos Aires and Pragma SA
12:45-13:15 Experience of Chilean partners in EU projects
Presentation: [pdf]
Dr. Leopoldo Bertossi - PUC -Chile and President of the Chilean Computing Science Society (SCCC)
13:15-14:30 Cocktail
14:30-14:50 Presentation of ERCIM - Examples of EU projects
Presentation: [ppt] [pdf]
Jean-Eric Pin, ERCIM
14:50-15:10 Presentation of CNR - Pisa
Presentation: [ppt] [pdf]
Norma Lijtmaer, CNR-Pisa
15:10-15:30 Presentation of GMD
Presentation: [ppt] [pdf]
Gilbert Kalb, GMD
15:30-15:50 Break
15:50-16:10 Presentation of INRIA
Presentation: [ppt] [pdf]
Marie-Christine Imbert, INRIA
16:10-16:30 Presentation of UPC
Presentation: [ppt] [pdf]
Ulises Cortes, UPC
16:30 Close  
17:00-18:00 Individual meetings of researchers with EU Delegation (upon request to discuss possible collaborations)
Suipacha 1079 (1008)
Buenos Aires
Tel: (+54 11 ) 4315-7117 / 5666

Marie-Christine Imbert

Tel: +33 1 3963 5201

EU Delegates
Jean-Yves Roger, responsible for Latin America in the IST Programme
- European Commission
Eckart Bierduempel, Director of International Relations, GMD, Germany

Ulises Cortés - Responsible for Latin America, UPC, Spain

MC Imbert - Responsible for Latin America and European Affairs, INRIA, France

Gilbert Kalb - Responsible for European Affairs, GMD, Germany

Norma Lijtmaer - Professor CNR-Pisa, Italy

Jean-Eric Pin - ERCIM Manager and LIAFA-CNRS, France

ERCIM has been designated by the European IST (Information Society Technologies) programme to propose the Terms of Reference of a future EU-Latin America programme in this field.