The Future Internet Forum

What will the network of the future look like? What can we expect from it, what are the implications of the Future Internet on our economic development and societal progress? Why should you be interested?

Understanding the implications of this emerging connected society is critical for Ireland's academic and industrial success.

Irish Future Internet Forum 2008

Dublin - 29/10/2008

The event featured a number of keynote presentations from internationally renowned speakers, including a talk from Rainer Zimmermann, Head of Unit "Future Networks", European Commission, DG Information Society and Media (DG-INFSO).

The context was the EU funded research initiatives designed to progress the agenda of the Future Internet, both in the "Future Networks" unit of DG-INFSO, and in related research and development activities. These are currently gathered under the umbrella of the European portal site.