IRI is hosting an information day on the « Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation » (CAPS) initiative, which will be launched under objective 5.5 within call 10 of the ICT workprogramme 2013 (deadline for proposal submission: 15/1/2013).
In the wake of the crisis there is now the chance to harness the Internet for solving large-scale problems in Europe by harnessing social innovation. Hosted by l’Institut de recherche et d’innovation, will feature a number of speakers such as Bernard Stiegler (IRI) on how public markets can help Europe create a revolutionary programme of knowledge studies, and Philippe Aigrain (La Quadrature du Net) on the ACTA mobilization and the future of copyright in Europe. The European Commission is funding up to 15 million euros for collective awareness platforms, and a representative from the Commission will be on hand to explain the programme and listen to pitches for future work.
The information day is open to anyone free of charge upon registration.
What the day will achieve:
Presentations, starting at 10:00, include an overview of the call by Fabrizio Sestini, EU Scientific Officer, followed by keynote talks from:
After lunch, participants are invited to an open forum to develop and discuss ideas and proposals in areas of interest related to this call. The day will close at 17:00.
Participants will have the opportunity to make a five minute/three slide presentation and contribute to the start of the discussion. The presentations will then be uploaded on the event web page.
Lunch will not be provided at the information day. There are however many restaurant options surrounding the Centre Pompidou that you can go to during the 1-hour break.
If you plan to be in Paris for the night after this infoday, MetaCAPS invites you to a CAPS infoday after hours cocktail to celebrate the launching of the metaCAPS website, and socialize between project holders @CAPS. MetaCAPS is an innovative mechanism that aims to overcome the divide between competition and cooperation through a coopetitive response to this call CAPS (FP7 5.5.). The event will take place at Atelier de Rochas, 14 rue des Volontaires 75015 Paris.