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ITEE seminar @ ICT Week 2016

ITEE Centre of Excellence in Digital Connected Economy
We are hosting an ITEE seminar during the ICT week 2016 @ Radisson BLU Hotel Olümpia 30th of May.

The seminar will discuss the exciting research and innovation agenda of the new ITEE Centre of Excellence and its impact on the economy. We will explain how our adopted innovation system model will help increase the cooperation between companies and universities, bring new innovative solutions to the market or improve the existing technologies.

The event gives you a unique opportunity to get a detailed insight into the Estonian ICT research scene and to learn about future collaboration possibilities with one of the top universities in the world!

Please register here!

The agenda:
12.30-13.00 Welcome coffee & snacks

Session 1
13.00-13.30 Jaak Vilo (Professor, University of Tartu) - Introduction - ITEE CoE Digital Connected Economy  

13.30-14.00 Colin Adams (Professor, University of Edinburgh) - R&D Commercialisation and innovation strategies

14.00-14.20 Gert Jervan (Professor, Tallinn University of Technology) - ICT research for advancing the Digital Connected Economy

14.20-14.40 Ain Aaviksoo (Deputy Secretary General on E-services Development and Innovation, Ministry of Social Affairs) - Building data-driven and personalised health care in Estonia

Coffee break (14.40-15.00)

Session 2

15.00-15.20 Andrus Ansip (Vice-President for the Digital Single Market, European Commission) - Digital Single Market in the EU - latest developments

15.20-15.40 Jaak Aaviksoo (Rector, Tallinn University of Technology) - Universities as cradles of innovation

15.40-16.00 Taavi Kotka (Deputy Secretary General for Communication and State Information Systems, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications) - Disruption as a driver to economic success

16.00-17.00 Panel discussion - Impact of universities on economy - Jaak Aaviksoo, Taavi Kotka, Colin Adams - lead by Jaak Vilo

Contact the organizer:
Silver Traat
silver.traat@stacc.ee