HDVIPER final event


Oct 14, 2009 from 03:00 PM to 07:00 PM (Europe/Madrid / UTC200)


Citilab, Cornella

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The HDVIPER project final event will take place on October 14th afternoon in the auditorium of Citilab, Cornellà (Barcelona).

With a duration of 2 years, a 2.8 MEuros total budget and a project consortium composed by 9 partners from Poland, Spain and Sweden, HDVIPER main aim is to promote Europe’s role as a leading technological player by implementing an open and scalable HD videoconferencing platform, called Snake.

HDVIPER project is carried out in the framework of CELTIC, an EUREKA cluster programme that initiates and stimulates R&D projects on telecommunications systems and services.

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The agenda is as follows.

15.30 h Welcome and registration
16.00 h Opening session
- Jordi Bosch, Secretary of Telecommunications and Information Society, Catalan Government (Spain)

- Sebastià Sallent, Director, i2CAT (Spain)

- Artur Serra, Adjunct Director, i2CAT (Spain)

16.15 h HDVIPER presentation: main project objectives and results
- Mats Nordlund, HDVIPER Project Coordinator, Borderlight (Sweden)

- Mathias Johanson, Co-founder, Alkit (Sweden)

- Piotr Pawalowski, Project Manager, PSNC (Poland)

16.45 h HDVIPER final demonstration: live high definition three-party videoconference
- Carlos Encabo, Project Engineer, Telefónica I+D (Spain)

- Ola Gran, Telemedicine Methods Specialist, Karolinska Institutet (Sweden)

- Kristina Groth, Researcher, Karolinska Institutet (Sweden)

Final demonstration will consist in including two more people to the debate via a live high definition (1080i) multiconference connecting Sweden (Stockholm), Poland (Poznan) and Spain (Cornellà) through a dedicated 100 Mbps Internet connection.

17.15 h HDVIPER and the market
- Francesc Mateu, General Director, Androme Ibérica (Spain)

- Jesus Alcober, HDVIPER Technical Director, i2CAT (Spain)

- Erik Eliasson, Researcher, KTH (Sweden)

17.45 h Round table: high definition videoconferencing over Internet, challenges and opportunities in Europe
- Chairman: Peter Herrmann, Programme Coordinator, CELTIC (Germany)

- Jesús Cañadas, Technical Advisor, Ministry of Industry (Spain)

- Oscar Chabrera, External Projects Director, Gigle Semiconductor (Spain)

- Peter Feil, Senior Researcher, Deutsche Telekom (Germany)

- José Luis Jorge, Multimedia Competence Centre Manager, Alcatel-Lucent (Spain)

- Daniel Portillo, Major Account Manager, Tandberg (Sweden)

18.45 h Closing session
Peter Herrmann, Programme Coordinator, CELTIC (Germany)
Flaminio Minerva, Audiovisual Cluster Coordinator, i2CAT (Spain)
After the event, the HDVIPER consortium will be pleased to offer an aperitif.