Relevance of eRegions Development to a Higher Competitiveness and a Better Life - Plenary Session II

June 5, 2006
11:00 - 12:30
Hotel Golf - Jupiter Hall 1

Douglas R. Vogel,
Professor/Chair of Information Systems
Department of Information Systems, City University of Hong Kong, SAR, China


Challenges in eConnectivity of the eSilk & eAmber Road Regions

Andrew Pinder
, Director
Entrust & Group President, Government Affairs, British Telecom
& Chairman, British Educational Communications and Technology Agency, United Kingdom

Challenges in Business-to-Business and Business-to-Government Cross-border Connectivity

Yao-Hua Tan,
Professor of Electronic Business
Information Management Group, Department of Economics and Business Administration, Vrije University Amsterdam, T

he Netherlands & Coordinator, ITAIDE - Information Technology for Adoption and Intelligent Design for eGovernment, Integrated Project
Innovative Approaches to eRegions Development: Global IT Provider Perspective

Wilfried Grommen,
General Manager
Business Strategy
EMEA HQ, Microsoft                
Challenges in eSolutions Development & Implementation in the eRegion of the Neighboring Countries

Ivan Žerko, President
SRC.SI, Systems Integration, Slovenia

European Commission Research & Action Plans for the Cross-border eRegions Development

Stephan Pascall
, Advisor to Director
International Cooperation, New Member States Integration, Regional Aspects and Communications, Information Society and Media Directorate-General

Colin Wolfe
, Head of Unit E/4, Slovakia and Austria
Regio Directorate-General, European Commission