The European Commission's has
just published the advance programme for its eBusiness and eWork
2002 (e2002) conference. The event will take place in Prague
on 16-18 October 2002. e2002 provides an opportunity for projects
funded by the IST Programme Key Action II, New Methods of Work
and Electronic Commerce, to present their results.
The conference programme addresses
topics of relevance to the development of the information society
in Europe. As the title of the event suggests, the focus is on
eBusiness and eWork. Topics covered include knowledge management;
new methods of working and managing; legal issues; mobile eCommerce;
user friendly systems; and much more.
Keynote speakers include senior
executives from Microsoft Network, Oracle and EDS. Geoff Sutton,
Director, MSN.co.uk, will be speaking about the future of digital
marketing. John Meyer, President EMEA, EDS, will address the
topic of security & privacy services - defending Europe's
critical infrastructure from cyber attacks. Rosalie Zobel, Director
responsible for Key Action II, will also be addressing the conference.
The Commission expects to publish
the final conference programme in the autumn.
The eBusiness and eWork events
are the conferences for RTD projects in Key Action II of the
IST Programme. Key Action II of the IST Programme is also the
primary sponsor of the eBusiness and eWork conference series.
The major sponsor of e2002 is the Technology Centre, Czech Republic.