Think NEXUS organised its first Experts’ Workshop on July 10th in Washington DC, USA.
The Workshop started with an introduction session from Chris Greer, Director of the Smart Grid and Cyber-Physical Systems Program Office and National Coordinator for Smart Grid Interoperability, NIST. In addition, the opening remarks were presented by Peter Fatelnig, Minister Counselor for the Digital Economic Policy, European Union (EU) Delegation to the United States (USA).
Ken Calvert, Division Director for Computer and Network Systems in the Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Directorate, National Science Foundation (NSF), presented a session on “NSF-EU Collaboration in Networking Research”; and Andrew Sullivan, President & CEO of the Internet Society provided his views on Next Generation Internet.
During the day, each Expert Group had a breakout session to discuss the groups’ scope and goals and a session to discuss framework developments, operational objectives and the first sprint.
Finally, a “live” wrap-up of the outcomes of the breakout sessions was presented by the leaders of each Expert Group.
The Workshop was organised under the scope of the Global City Teams Challenge – Smart and Secure Cities and Communities Challenge (GCTC-SC3) – Expo, which is co-hosted by US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the US Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T), and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).
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