IST 2006 - Strategies for Leadership

This year's edition of the most important European event in the field of Information Society Technologies will coincide with the launch of the EU's Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Development. IST 2006 includes a high-level conference, an exhibition of cutting edge research results from across Europe and a programme of networking sessions and workshops. Three strands, but one overriding aim: to help achieving Europe's innovative potential in developing and rolling out Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs).

The preliminary conference programme is now live:

  • it opens with a first day devoted to high-level policy discussions on what governments and public policy can do to help ICT contribute to an innovative Europe;
  • days Two and Three are devoted to the Seventh Framework Programme and other topics surrounding European research and innovation.

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