Workshop on Standardization – 15 December Ghent

part of the Future Internet conference week – a full program overview of the event week is available here !

Registration for the standardization workshop will automatically entitle you to a free ticket to the iMinds conference on Thursday December 16th !

This event will offer some key presentations from standardization and policy organizations, and research as well as industry testimonials. We will close this workshop with a constructive and summarizing debate with all three stakeholder groups, i.e. research, industry and policy, discussing and pointing out the position of research in the area of standardization.

8.30 – 9.00 Welcome coffee

9.00 – 10.30 Plenary session

  • Eefje Vandamme, IBBT : Opening/welcome
  • Marc Cumps, Agoria: Experiences of Agoria – as national trade association – in facilitating access to standardization
  • Daniel Dardailler, W3C
  • Véronique Beauvois, ULg.: Standardization in a University Laboratory – An experience
  • François Coallier, JTC1 SC7
    International standardization in Software and Systems: status and challenges.

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 – 12.30 Plenary session

  • Touradj Ebrahimi
    MPEG-JPEG: IP Strategies in MPEG and JPEG standardization
  • Rani Pinchuk, Space Applications Services:
    “Why Topic Maps (ISO/IEC 13250:2003)”
  • Leo Giannotti
    EPO: European Patenting alongside Innovation and Standardisation

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 - 15.00 Plenary session

  • Lars Eggert, IETF: From Research to Internet Standards
  • Wouter Haerick, IBBT
    Contribution to market adoption of in-home standards
  • John Ketchell, CEN-CENELEC: European ICT standardization, research and innovation – making parallel lines meet
  • Frank Van der Putten, Alcatel-Lucent: Testimonial of Alcatel-Lucent standardization activities

15.00 – 15.30 Coffee break

15.30 – 17.30 Plenary session

  • Ultan Mulligan, ETSI: Bridging the gap between research and standardization ; ETSI experiences with Future Internet
  • Alain Renault, CRP Henri Tudor:
    TIPA : How to build new and successful services from standards
  • Fabrice Clari & Trevor Peirce, EC-FIA:
    Supporting FIA standardization activities: a coordinated approach
  • Panel Debate: moderated by Jan Van Pelt

17.30 – 19.00 Reception