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Digital Agenda Assembly
The Digital Agenda Assembly will take place on June 16th/17th again in Brussels. In particular the local workshop will be on Friday 17th June ( no 24 ). Seehttp://ec.europa.eu/information_society/events/cf/daa11/item-display.cfm?id=6005 .
The draft agenda for the local workshop is published below – please add your comments.
The Digital Agenda for local and regional development
June 17th, 2011 Autoworld, Brussels
|Workshop Planning WS 24
|Issues and supporting preparatory online activity http://www.local2020.eu/|
Capture the Audience
|What can a “Digital Agenda do for me?”
5 short (10 mins )presentations from the front line (selected from online activity)
Followed by brief question and answer (20 mins)
Chair: M Markkula?
|What is a Digital Agenda? Is Digital relevant to local? What are the key issues/challenges at local level? On what issues is ICT making a difference? What is being done to generate value from existing and planned ICT investments? Is ICT investment a luxury in times of austerity?
OnLine preparatory activity:
- Forum Debate – General discussion about key issues and issues where ICT makes a difference or not – Identification of ideas/proposals/best practices – selection in local2020 forum of 5 front line presentations: “I know a way …”
|10.45 Prioritise !||Select 4/5 from the proposed regional priorities ( see list below ) for discussion.
Session voting added to online priorities
|The priorities will become the discussion topcs for a series of “roundtable” discussions after coffee.
Priority selection online via local2020 as an input.
|11.15 Structure||Taking one of the regional priorities. How can digital help make it happen. How can I make it happen in my Region / Locality. How would it be supported by a Local Digital Agenda.
Discussion groups animated by TNO plus a front line region / session 1 presenters.
Output recommendations , what conditionalties would help , how could barriers be removed, how can EC enable.
Chair: Queen’s Commissioner Jorritsma?
Address enablers and barriers. Who has the key? Why can some do and some not? Why are Structural funds not being used to the maximum? How they can be used? What are the key bottlenecks in the existing regulation? What can we do to make sure they are addressed next time round (2014-2020)?
OnLine preparatory activity:
- “front-Liners” discuss enablers/barriers -Discussion on main problems/bottlenecks/enablers with SF financial regulation -Identification of main bottlenecks/enablers
|Presentation on Mentoring from CoR/Friesland|
|12.45 Conclude||Wrap-up Next Steps
Based on recommendations from groups
Chair: European Commission
The Art of the possible
|Identification of follow-up activities to be continued at the REGIO Open Days in October, as part of the revision of the Structural Funding Regime and in adapting the Digital Agenda for Europe
OnLine on-going activity:
- Collate and process ideas. Remain part of the Strategy planning processes for Regional and Digital Agenda Evolution -Provide an initial platform for inter-regional mentoring
§ Strengthening research and technological development
§ Promoting innovation and smart specialization
§ Enhancing accessibility to and use and quality of information and communication technologies
§ Removing obstacles to the growth of SMEs
§ Improving the quality and performance of education and training system at all levels and increasing participation in tertiary or equivalent education
§ Supporting in all sectors the shift towards a low-carbon, resource efficient and climate resilient economy
§ Promoting renewable energy sources
§ Upgrading Europe’s energy network
§ Promoting sustainable transport
§ Correcting and preventing unsustainable use of resources
§ Removing bottlenecks in key network infrastructures
§ Increasing labour market participation of women and men, reducing structural unemployment and promoting job quality
§ Developing a skilled workforce responding to labour market needs and promoting lifelong learning
§ Promoting social inclusion and combating poverty