Presentation on theme: "European Regional Information Society Association where policy and practice meet."— Presentation transcript:
European Regional Information Society Association where policy and practice meet
eris@ : Founded in 1998 as an international non-profit making association Member regions represent about 30% population of EU Partners include European Alliance for Innovation (EAI); Fiber-to-the-Home Council (FTTH).
Member services : Establish network of partners for project collaboration Engage with EU institutions Organization of events : annual conferences, round table meetings, thematic workshops and seminars Guide to best practices and access to experts Regular news updates and services via : – www.eris.be www.eris.be – www.broadband-europe.eu www.broadband-europe.eu
eris@ projects examples: EBP – European Broadband Portal EBP seeks to create an on-line community of stakeholders, providing them with the tools for effective sharing of best practices and a participatory environment for seeking common and shared solutions. DE-LAN – Digital Ecosystems Learning Application Network DE-LAN enables regional SMEs to share experiences, while accounting for the potential impact of emerging trends in ICT and supporting its adoption and development across regions.
eris@s future activities : More EVENTS Round table meetings : 12 in 2011 Workshops and seminars organized in member regions eris@ annual conference : April 2011, Kraków Network of Corp of EXPERTS eris@ is extending its pool of experts in various fields of ICT to deliver advice and guidance on implementation Focus From policy to practice
eris@ round tables: Where policy and practice meet Thought provoking Stimulate debate and indicate potential course of action Opportunity to network and exchange views
eris@ Brussels Office : E uropean R egional I nformation S ociety A ssociation Boulevard de l'Empereur 24, B-1000 Bruxelles tel. : +32 (0)2 230 03 25, fax : +32 (0)2 230 92 01 firstname.lastname@example.org www.erisa.be