version 21 September 2012
Day 2 – Tuesday 25 September
09.00 – 10.30 Session 5, Stream 1 Session 5, Stream 2 Session 5, Stream 3 Session 5, Stream 4
coordinator Indrajit Banerjee/Bhanu Neupane Roger Johnson Aart Simons
theme Open Access : Enabler or Disabler for Innovation? Professionals needed to manage ICT risks NGI/VRI Annual Congress
(these sessions will be held in Dutch)
topics / questions
  1. Is Open Access really Open?
  2. Why are the mandates essential to enhance "Open Access"?
  3. How does "Open Assess" influence innovation, or does it?
  4. Cost of "Opening up" – does it worth it?
  1. Managing corporate ICT risks – now and in 2020
  2. Effective ICT risk management is only possible through profession and ethical workers
format The session involves a moderated debate, which will be organized in 'Team-Policy' format. The debate will involve 4 brief speeches. Prsentation  
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break / information market visit
11.00 – 12.30 Session 6, Stream 1 Session 6, Stream 2 Session 6, Stream 3 Session 6, Stream 4
coordinator Basie von Solms Franz Rammig Ben Smith Aart Simons
theme Do patents and intellectual property enable innovation in the computer software field? Mobile, Cloud and Embedded Technologies (Cyber Physical Systems) Creating the workforce for 2020 NGI/VRI Annual Congress
topics / questions
  1. Patents and intellectual property towards 2020
  2. Are patents enabling or disabling innovation?
  1. How will the next generation of mobile platforms change business and society?
  2. Will 'The Cloud' really solve our ICT problems?
  3. How to include "Real World Awareness" into 'The Cloud'?
  1. How must companies prepare to have a resilient ICT workforce by 2020?
  2. What must be done to motivate more young people to join the ICT profession?
format Presentations Presentations/Delegate participation Presentations  
speakers Moderator: James Nurton
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch / information market visit
14.00 – 15.30 Session 7, Plenary  
coordinator Sorene Assefa  
theme The future (of the) Internet  
topics / questions We need a totally new Internet to take us to 2020  
format 2 Keynote addresses of 25 minutes plus debate of 40 minutes between 2 persons on stage and audience  
15.30 – 16.00 Tea break / information market visit
16.00 – 17.30 Session 8, Plenary  
coordinator Leon Strous  
theme Skills and practices for a successful innovator  
topics / questions  
  • Jeroen Tas, CIO Philips Electronics, Netherlands
  • Peter Denning, Naval Postgraduate School, USA
  • Alain Chesnais, Immediate Past President, ACM, Canada