Why You Should Attend
  • The Conference brings together policy-makers, academics and stakeholders from across the European e-business community.
  • An unrivalled opportunity to interact, discuss ideas and build relationships.
  • A varied programme addressing the critical issues in this dynamic field.
  • A choice of sessions to gain in-depth knowledge of the topics of most interest to you.
  • A chance to help establish priorities for policy actions on e-business related issues at both national and European level.
  • Keynotes by Richard Ellis, Chair, EEDA; Soumitra Dutta, Dean of Executive Education, INSEAD; David White, Director for Innovation Policy, DG Enterprise and Industry, European Commission.

    Key Issues To Be Addressed

    • taking stock of public policy initiatives promoting the take-up of e-business practices by European enterprises, particularly SMEs;
    • the status of e-business uptake by European enterprises, notably at the sectoral level;
    • recent developments in the area of e-skills;
    • progress in removing cross-border legal barriers for electronic business, including B2B markets;
    • ongoing work in the areas of standardisation and the interoperability of e-business solutions;
    • initial experiences of the "digital ecosystem" approach for activating networks of local SMEs;
    • the way forward for e-business policy development.

    Event details

    Event Date(s)
    05/12/2005 - 06/12/2005
    Event Type
    West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge
    United Kingdom