Next Generation Internet Summit – From the Internet of Things to the Internet of Humans: a European strategy for the next generation internet

Next Generation Internet Summit – From the Internet of Things to the Internet of Humans: a European strategy for the next generation internet

European Parliament , Brussels

Next Generation Internet Summit
time 2:00 pm

June 6, 2017

To

June 7, 2017

The Next Generation Internet Summit was held with the aim to support the European Commission to build a strategy together with leading policy makers, renewed innovators, researchers and citizens to foster the development of the internet, as a powerful, open, data-driven, user-centric, interoperable platform ecosystem, for the benefit of citizens and companies.

Organised with the European Commission and the European Parliament, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, El País, Il Sole 24Ore, Der Standard, Gazeta Wyborcza, Publico, Luxembourger Wort, La Libre Belgique, the summit followed the launch of the campaign on The Next Generation Internet.

In the framework of the Digital Single Market Strategy, the European Commission launched its “Next Generation Internet Initiative” to drive the development of the internet for the benefit of companies and citizens via regulation, policy initiatives and funding programmes.

The Next Generation Internet Summit has contributed to build a strategy together with leading policy makers, renewed innovators, researchers and citizens to foster the development of the internet, as a powerful, open, data-driven, user-centric, interoperable platform ecosystem, for the benefit of companies and citizens.

The topics investigated were:

– New technologies for disrupting the economy: business, employment and skills
– New technologies disrupting the public sphere: information, democracy and social media
– New technologies blurring online and offline worlds and disrupting the personal sphere