Global Forum 2010 : ICT FOR AN EMPOWERED SOCIETY, Washington DC – USA

Marvin Center, George Washington University, USA, 8th & 9th November 2010 Address : 800 21st Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20052 ; 3rd Floor

The « Global Forum/Shaping the Future » is an annual international and independent event, dedicated to the Economic, Political, Social and Societal issues related to the successful evolution of the Information Society.



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Morning Sessions

WELCOME ADDRESSES 8:45 am – 9:15 am

Chair : Sylviane Toporkoff, President, Global Forum, Founder & Partner, Items international, Professor at the Institute of European studies, University of Paris, France
Sébastien Lévy , Vice President Global Forum / Shaping the Future & Partner Items International, Administrator Silicon Sentier, France
Bernard Benhamou , Delegate on Internet Usage, Ministry of Research and Higher Education, France
Beatrice Covassi , Counselor for the Digital Agenda, European Union Delegation to the United States of America, European Union representing Robert Madelin, Director General DG INFSO & Media, European Commission
Paul H. Grossman, Jr. , Director of International Trade and Investment, Virginia Economic Development Partnership, USA
Steven Lerman , Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, George Washington University, USA


KEYNOTE OPENING SESSION 9:15 am – 11:00 am

Chair : David Gross , Attorney at Law, Wiley Rein LLP, USA
Anne Altman , General Manager Global Public Sector IBM, USA
Kathryn Brown , Senior Vice-President Public Policy Development & Corporate Responsability, Verizon Communications, USA
Jose W. Fernandez , Assistant Secretary for Economic, Energy and Business Affairs, US Department of State, USA
Francisco Garcia Moran , Director General, DG Informatics-DIGIT, European Commission Presentation
Gabrielle Gauthey , Executive Vice President Global Government & Public Affairs, Alcatel-lucent, France
Edward P. Lazarus , Chief of Staff Federal Communications Commission FCC, USA
Chairman Jon Leibowitz , Federal Trade Commission-FTC, USA
Yasuhiko Taniwaki , Division Director, ICT Strategy Policy Division, Global ICT Strategy Bureau, Japan Smart Cloud Strategy in Japan
Chairman Konrad Von Finckenstein , Canadian Radio Television and Telecommunications Commission- CRTC, Canada


SESSION 2 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Chair / Moderator : Jim Baller , President The Baller Herbst Law Group, P.C, USA
Johnathan Adelstein , Administrator US Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Services Program, USA Presentation
Steven Adler , Director IBM Data Governance Solutions, IBM, USA Presentation
Michael Bartholomew , Director European Telecommunications Network Operators’ Association -ETNO, Belgium
Mark Crisson , President and CEO American Public Power Association-APPA, USA
Gabrielle Gauthey , Executive Vice President Global Government & Public Affairs, Alcatel-lucent, France Disruptive Changes and New Investment Models
Latif Ladid , President IPv6 Forum ; Chair EU IPv6 Task Force ; Emeritus Trustee Internet Society, IPv6 Forum, Luxembourg Cloud Computing , Internet of Things
Thomas J. Sugrue, Vice President Government Affairs, T-Mobile USA, Inc, USA
Thierry Zylberberg , Executive Vice President in charge of Strategic Partnerships & General Manager of Health Line of Business France Telecom, France e-Health : Opportunity for Broadband Development
SESSION 3 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Chair : Denis Gardin, Senior Vice President System Design Centre and Cyber Security Solutions, Cassidian, an EADS Company, France
Moderator : Michael Stankosky , Professor of Engineering Management & Systems Engineering ; editor emeritus vine “Journal of information and knowledge management systems, George Washington University, USA.
Jeff Brueggeman, Vice President Regulatory Planning and Policy, AT&T, USA
Dennis Carlton, Business Development, Strategic Planning, Biometrics, IBM, USA Doing More with Less, A Strategy for Improving Trust in Identities in an Era of Tight Budgets
Thomas Flynn, Director of Sales & Marketing for Enterprise Security, Gemalto North America, USA Authentication in the Cloud –Breaking Down the Dilemma of Compromising Security Vs Convenience
Joe Jarzombek, Director for Software Assurance, National Cyber Security Division, US Department of Homeland Security, USA
Philippe Laflandre, Head of the EADS Corporate Trust Center —ECTC-, EADS, France Secure Collaboration : How Global Defense & Aerospace Competitors Collaborate
Willam Piatt, DAA Technology Strategy Office of Government-Wide Policy, General Services Administration- GSA-,USA
Gerald Santucci, Head of Unit “Networked Enterprise and RFID ”, DG INFSO, European Commission Safer Services in a Digital Society Security with RFID
Virgiliu Stan, General Manager at Items International for Eastern Europe, Tirgu-Mures Digital City Strategy Consultant, Romania
Commentator : Julie Ryan, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, George Washington University, USA
Afternoon Sessions

Keynote Speeches 2:00 pm- 3:00 pm

Moderator : Giorgio Prister, President Major Cities of Europe, Italy Local Government Strategies for Citizen Empowerment
Citizen Web Empowerment in a network of European Municipalities : “value for citizens” in web 2.0 projectsDanilo Broggi, CEO Consip S.p.A, Italy “ICT and Competitiveness” ; Speech
Mark Cleverly, Director Strategy Global Government Industry, IBM, USA The Planet is Becoming Smarter
Jean-François Junger, Head of Sector ICT for Government and Public Services, DG INFSO & Media, European Commission Presentation
Tom Wilkey, Executive Director United States Election Assistance Commission, USA Innovations in the Electoral Process
Anja Wyden Guelpa, State Chancelor State of Geneva, Switzerland Walking on our Hands,or How to Secure a Transactional IT System ; Speech

Introduction 3:00 pm
Session 4 : Sharon Nunes, Vice President Smarter Cities – Government Industry Strategy & Solutions, IBM, USA Collaborative Government & Collaborative e-Procurement
SESSION 4-1 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm
COLLABORATIVE GOVERNMENT ICT for Government Empowering the Society, Citizens & Businesses

Chair Sharon Nunes, Vice President Smarter Cities – Government Industry Strategy & Solutions, IBM, USA
Moderator : Hugo Kerschot , Founder IS-Practice, Belgium
Robert Bell, Executive Director, Intelligent Community Forum -ICF, USA Collaborative Government, Case Study
Brig. Gen. Pasquale Lavacca, Gen. Head of III Reparto (Technology Department) Headquaters, Arma dei Carabinieri, Italy &
Gianluigi Me, Major, Arma dei Carabinieri, Italy eLogistic Governance, The Carabinieri Silac Project
Guido Marinelli, Managing Director, Nestor ; Lecturer Tor Vergata University of Rome, Italy Presentation
Samia Melhem, Senior Operations Officer Global ICT Department, World Bank Group Presentation
Jeremy Millard, Senior Consultant Danish Technological Institute, Denmark Everyday eGovernment
Madeleine Siösteen-Thiel , Senior Program Manager Services & IT Implementation Department, Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems, VINNOVA, Sweden RTD eGovernment
Alan Shark, Executive Director, Public Technology Institute- PTI-, USA Presentation
Rapporteur : Jean-Pierre Chamoux, Professor, Université Paris Descartes, France
SESSION 4-2 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm
COLLABORATIVE EPROCUREMENT ICT empowering citizens, businesses and public authorities

Chair : Francisco Garcia Moran , Director General, Directorate General « Informatics » DIGIT, European Commission Presentation

Moderator : Angela Russo , Head of International Affairs, Consip S.p.A, Italy
Gian Luigi Albano , Head of Research Italian Public Procurement Agency, Consip, Italy Consip and the Italian Model of e-Procurement : Measuring “Created Value” through Public Procurement

Radu Bogdan Savonea , Director of the Office of State, Ministry of Communications & Information Society, Romania The Public Acquisitions Electronic System (SEAP)

Chong-Suk Kang , Procurement Consul, Public Procurement Service-PPS-, Korea Innovating Public Procurement through Korea ON-line E-Procurement System

Kathleen Turco , Associate Administrator Office of Governmentwide Policy-General Services Administration- GSA, USA Presentation

Debra Woodard , Director Logistics Systems, US Department of State, USA Innovating Public Procurement through Korea ON-line E-Procurement System : Integrated Logistics Management System ILMS

Dora Ruiz , Head of Monitoring Department, ChileCompra, Chile E-Public Procurement in Chile:Stronger Institutions

Rapporteur : Helena Lindskog , CEO HelDag AB ; Professor Linkuping University, Sweden


SESSION 5 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Chair / Moderator : Andrew Lipman , Partner and Head of Telecom Group, Bingham McCutchen, USA
Sébastien Bachollet , Vice Chair ALAC ; Honorary President ISOC France
Patricia Cooper , President Satellite Industry Association-SIA-, USA
Leonidas Kanellos , President EETT (the Greek National Regulatory Authority), Greece
Brent Olson , Assistant Vice President – Public Policy, AT&T, USA
Maria Tsakali , Scientific Officer DG INFSO D3 :« Software & Service Architectures and Infrastructures », European Commission
Julie Veach , Office of General Counsel Federal Communication Commission – FCC, USA
Richard S. Whitt , Head of Policy, Google, USA
Reinhard Wieck , Managing Director Deutsche Telekom, USA
Rapporteur : Jean-Pierre Chamoux , Professor, Université Paris Descartes, France
SESSION 6 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Moderator : Alan Shark , Executive Director Public Technology Institute- PTI-, USA Presentation
Adam Braunstein , Research Director, Wintergreen Research ; USA & Calvin Braunstein, Chairman & CEO/Chief Research Officer, Robert Frances Group, USA GreenWay Collaborative : Knowledge Base and Research Report
Ingrid Götzl , Head of Cabinet of the Executive Councilor in the Rank of Regional Minister for Urban Development, Traffic and Transport, Austria
Kevin Kampschroer , Director Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings, Office of Governmentwide Policy, U.S. General Services Administration, USA
Richard Lechner , Vice President Energy & Environment, IBM, USA Sustainability on a Smarter Planet
Steve Evans , Director of Corporate Services, Newcastle Upon Tyne City Council, The United-Kingdom Presentation
& Anita Lower , Deputy Leader Newcastle Upon Tyne City Council, United-Kingdom
Timothy Miles , Associate Director, Office of Technology and Electronic Commerce, Manufacturing and Services, US Department of Commerce ITA, USA Why is Green Important ?Impact of ICT on the Environment and Energy Use
Marius Opran , Member of the Executive Bureau European Economic and Social Committee Group, Economic and Social European Committee, UGIR, FNPSPR, Romania
Alyssa Quarforth , Program Manager Commercial Properties ENERGY STAR Buildings Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency- EPA, USA Presentation
Hervé Rannou, President Items International, France Toward New Development of Local / Regional Models in Energy
Peter Thomond , Senior Consultant Imperial College, The United Kingdom Enabling Technologies for Environmental Sustainability
Thierry Van Landegem , Vice President Global Operations, Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, USA Presentation
DAY 2 Tuesday 9 NOVEMBER 2010

KEYNOTE OPENING SESSION 8:45 am – 10:00 am
Moderator : Madeleine Siösteen Thiel , Senior Program Manager Services & IT Implementation Department, Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems, VINNOVA, Sweden
Beatrice Covassi , Counselor for the Digital Agenda, European Union Delegation to the United States of America, European Union Presentation
Ulf Dahlsten , Principal Adviser DG INFSO & Media, European Commission User-Driven : Innovation
Martin Kohn , Associate Director Healthcare Analytics, IBM, USA Corporation Empowering Healthcare Consumers
Robert Morin , Secretary General Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission – CRTC, Canada
Commissioner Thomas J. Rosch , Federal Trade Commission-FTC, USA Information & Communication Technology : The Evolving Competitive Landscape
SESSION 7 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Chair : Bror Salmelin , Adviser to the Director ICT addressing Societal Challenges, DG INFSO, European Commission Participative Innovation for Collaborative Society
Moderator : Jay E. Gillette , Professor of Information and Communications Sciences, Center for Information and Communication Sciences, Ball State University, USA Presentation
Sofia Adjas , European Affairs Manager Universcience – Cité des sciences et de l’industrie, France
Anthony DiMaso , Vice President Strategy, Development & Planning, Verizon Communications, USA
Kent Baker , Vice President , Director of Standards and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy, Qualcomm, USA Presentation
Charlotte Brogren , Director General Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems, VINNOVA, Sweden Presentation
Sladjana Cabrilo , Assistant Professor University Educons./ Faculty of Business in Services, Serbia IC -Based Innovation Gap Assessment ForFuture Knowledge andInnovation Driven Economy
Margot Dor , Director Partnerships & EU Affairs, European Telecommunications Standards Institute -ETSI- France Presentation
Bruno Le Dantec , Representative EIT ICT Labs Paris node manager, INRIA EIT ICT LabsThe ICT Innovation Catalyst for Europe
Eric Legale , Managing director Issy Media, City of Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
Denis Rousset , Director Public Affairs Department, ST-Ericsson, France Presentation
Adrijan Bozinovski , Assistant Professor, University American College Skopje, Macedonia Brain-Machine Interface – A 21st Century Dynamic Technology : Anticipatory Brain Potentials and Robot Control
Brain Machine Interface:A 21st Century Dynamic Technology
Commentator : Edith Cresson , Former France Prime Minister, France

SESSION 8 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Chair : Elena Bonfiglioli , Director Corporate Citizenship, Legal and Corporate Affairs, Microsoft EMEA, Belgium
Moderator : Daniel Hamilton , Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Professor ; Director Center for Transatlantic Relations ; Executive Director, American Consortium on European Union Studies, USA Presentation
Catalina Dima , Project Manager ICT for Health, DG INFSO & Media, European Commission EU eHealth Agenda and Transatlantic Cooperation
Paolo Barichello , ICT Manager, Azienda ULSS Asolo, Italy
Patrice Cristofini , Vice-President Partnership and Strategic Alliance, Orange Healthcare, France mHealth by Orange Healthcare
Michèle Thonnet , e-Health Official Representative of the French Ministry, France
Linda Zecher , Corporate Vice President Public Sector, Microsoft, USA
SESSION 9 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Chair : Maurizio Talamo , Professor Department of Mathematics Università degli Studi di Roma « Tor Vergata », President Laboratorio Nestor, Italy
Moderator : Susie Ruston , Partner, 21c Consultancy Ltd, The United-Kingdom
Bartolome Arroyo , Acting Head of Unit « Networked Media Systems », European Commission The Future of « Networked Media »:a Research Perspective
Sarah Boerner , Head of Marketing Human Web Presentation
Letteria Fassari , Researcher at the DISS (Department of Social Science) at the Faculty of Sociology, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy The Future of « Networked Media »:a Research Perspective
Linda Kinney , Motion Picture Association of America, USA Copyright Theft and the Digital Economy
Laszlo Horvath , President Active Media, USA Presentation
Alfredo Ronchi , General Secretary of EC Medici Framework, Politecnico di Milano, Italy Presentation
Yianna Vovides , Director of Instructional Design, Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning, George Washington University, USA Presentation

DAY 2 Tuesday 9 NOVEMBER 2010 Afternoon

SESSION 10 2:30 pm- 4:30 pm

Keynote Speaker : Melanne Verveer , Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, US Department of State, USA

Chair : Thaima Samman , Partner Piton Samman Law firm ; President European Network for Women in Leadership, France
Elen Blacker , Executive Director-Public Policy, AT&T, USA
Beatrice Covassi , Counselor for the Digital Agenda, European Union Delegation to the United States of America, European Union
Rachelle S. Heller , Professor Computer Science Department ; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Mount Vernon Campus ; George Washington University, USA
Edit Herczog , Member Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, European Parliament
Ruth Milkman, Chief Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, Federal Communications Commission- FCC- , USA
Sharon Nunes, VP Smarter Cities – Government Industry Strategy & Solutions, IBM, USA
Jacquelynn Ruff, Vice President International Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Verizon Communications, USA
Kathleen Turco , Associate Administrator Office of Governmentwide Policy-General Services Administration- GSA, USA
Sue Watts , Vice President & Managing Partner, Unisys, USA
Linda Zecher , Corporate Vice-president Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft, USA