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Presentation at the International ITAPA Congress (Medzinárodný kongres ITAPA -, …

Presentation at the International ITAPA Congress (Medzinárodný kongres ITAPA -,
Bratislava, 24 October 2012.

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  • 1. Medzinárodný kongres ITAPA Bratislava, 24 October 2012The DigitalAgenda for Europe:Where do we stand? Carl-Christian Buhr, @ccbuhr (All expressed views are those of the speaker.)
  • 2. 101 Actions DAE,@NeelieKroesEU
  • 3. PartnersEuropean Parliament Member States Council of the European Union
  • 4. Outline1. DAE: State of Play2. Waiting for the Budget CEF Horizon 20203. Cloud Computing Strategy4. Sneak preview
  • 5. DAE: State of PlayDigital AgendaScoreboard Good progress: • 38 actions completed • 49 on track • 14 actions behind schedule
  • 6. Waiting for the Budget...November 2012: European Council to decide onMulti-Annual Financial Framework (2014-2020)Proposal: EUR 1033 bn, 1.08% GNI
  • 7. What‘s CEF?Transport 30bn, Energy 9bn, ICT 9bnHigh-speed broadband & services tocomplete the Digital Single MarketState of PlayCouncil & EP: Substance largely stableOngoing strong outreach for ICT budget
  • 8. CEF Digital deliversLetter by 12 PMs (UK, NL, IT, EE, LV, FI, IE, CZ, SK, ES, SE, PL) 20 February 2012 “create a truly digital single market by 2015. (…) We must (…) build modern infrastructure to provide better broadband coverage and take-up and extend and promote e-government services to simplify the start up and running of businesses and aid the mobility of workers”European Council 1-2 March 2012 ”In particular, efforts will continue in order to (…) complete the Digital Single Market by 2015, in particular by adopting measures to boost confidence in on-line trade and by providing better broadband coverage, including by reducing the cost of high-speed broadband infrastructure”
  • 9. What‘s Horizon 2020?Competitiveness, Excellence, ChallengesClearer structure, simpler processesEUR 80bn (ICT 16bn) for R&D&I supportState of PlaySubstance almost clear, budgetdiscussion looming
  • 10. Cloud Computing Strategy „Unleashing the Potential of Cloud Computing in Europe“Supply side: new opportunities for telcos, equipment, services providersDemand side: Productivity potential for all; quicker and less risky IT for new users (e.g. start-ups)
  • 11. Cloud: ActionsKey Actions• Cutting through Jungle of Standards• Safe & Fair Contract Terms• European Cloud PartnershipPlus: Digital Single Market, Access to content online, Simplifying transactions (e.g. eID), Trust and Confidence (e.g. Privacy), Focus R&D&I, International Dialogue, Data Protection
  • 12. Sneak PreviewCyber Security Strategy Legislative ProposalTelecoms: Regulation for Investment Public Works Initiative Formalise 12 July Announcement Net Neutrality
  • 13. Ďakujem zapozornosť! Otázky?
  • 14. Selected Pointers The Digital Agenda for Europe Connecting Europe Facility Official documents: Digital EU needs digital investment: Connecting Europe: Fast Broadband for All: Horizon 2020 Official documents: R&D in ICT. Time for radical change?: Cloud Computing Strategy for EuropeOfficial documents: Library: Contacts <web>{NeelieKroesEU, cc_buhr}</web> <twitter>@NeelieKroesEU, @ccbuhr</twitter> <facebook></facebook>