Payal Malik, Senior Research Follow (India), LIRNEasia will be speaking at the International conference organized by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre – Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (JRC-IPTS, Information Society Unit) on the 20 October 2011. She will be speaking at the “Changing computer services and software R&D landscape” session along with Martin Przewloka, Senior Vice President, SAP Research Internet Applications & Services and Fabien A. P. Petitcolas, Director for Innovation, Europe, Microsoft Europe. The session will be chaired by Jean-Paul Simon of JRC-IPTS, European Commission.
The conference will bring together industry representatives, ICT R&D and innovation analysts, and policy makers, coming from Europe, the USA and Asia. Main purposes of the conference are to identify and debate trends in the changing global ICT and ICT R&D landscape, debate their impact on the EU ICT industry and consequences for research and innovation location and modes and also to discuss implications for ICT R&D and innovation policies in Europe.