2008 OCOVA FORUM
Innovation, Development and Quality of Life
September 9-10th, 2008, Gap, France
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At the occasion of its 5th edition, OCOVA TAKES OFF:
Pilot solutions deployed in the city with live broadcasting of the population?s reactions
Demos and displays of major innovations
Contextual advertisement on mobile, captors for energy consumption optimization, NFC on every mobile handsets, booking & ticketing via USB tokens, immotics and logical access control, etc.
A debate dinner
with high personalities in Science, Technology, Economics, Sociology?.
Presenting communicating solutions to the citizens of Gap and the Hautes-Alpes
to better inform the public about contactless technologies and their applications
Press coverage at a national level for better visibility
AND as always, in the charming Charance castle premises?.
The forum presentations, round tables, debates, with more opportunities for business contacts and interactions this year.
4 Events on September 9th-10th
5th OCOVA Edition: Communicating Objects, Technology Innovation & Quality of Life
Over 150 attendees from:
- major Industries
- Research Labs
- Development support & Financers
- Big accounts (payment, transportation, health, tourism & leisure, communities?)
Involved in communicating objects and contactless solutions: (nano-microelectronics, telecom networks, software, multimedia)
3 major clusters of the Alps-Mediterranean euroregion:
Forum: Program Outline
SESSION 1 ? INNOVATION & DEVELOPMENT
9:30-10:30 CLUSTERS: ACTIONS & RESULTS
Presentations of their actions and results by 3 world-class clusters of the Alps-Mediterranean euroregion:
10:10-10:30 Torino Wireless
R&D collaborative projects, mutualized technological platforms, actions directed to client industries, etc.
10:30-11:15 WHICH TOOLS FOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT? HOW TO BOOST SMES? INNOVATION, PERFORMANCE AND ACCESS TO MARKET?
Round-table and debate with governmental and regional authorities, development and innovation agencies, financers ?
Ministry of economy, ministry of Research, OSEO-Innovation, DGE, ANR, financial institutions, venture capitalists?
SESSION 2 ? RESEARCH INSTITUTES: VISIONS OF TECHNOLOGY BREAKTHROUGH, TRANSFERS TO INDUSTRY
- 6 major research institutes of the Alps-Mediterranean euroregion present:
their vision of major technology evolutions
- their R&D valorization actions directed to SMEs (spinouts, collaborative projects, etc.)
11:00-11:20 INRIA (Sophia Antipolis) ? Wireless Networks, Communication protocols, Security, Data analysis?
11:20-11:40 CMP-GC/EMSE (Gardanne) ? Micropackaging & security, secured processors for smartcards and portable devices?
11:40-12:00 CEA-Leti (Grenoble) ? Nanotechnologies, systems on chips, sensors, energy sources for autonomous devices?
14:00-14:20 Eurecom (Sophia-Antipolis) ? Wireless networks & Security, Biometry, Multimedia?
14:20-14:40 ISMB (Torino) ? Infomobiity, e-Health, geolocation?
14:40-15:00 IM2NP (Marseille, Toulon) ? Nano devices, memory, sensors for environmental monitoring and security?
SESSION 3 ? COMMUNICATING SOLUTIONS FOR HIGHER QUALITY OF LIFE
? Overview of innovations and achievements
? Presentations of pilots deployed in Gap city via live video broadcasting
? Demonstrations of novel solutions, debates between solution designers and users
15:00-16:15 E-Health solutions (P. Mallea, CHU Nice, SCS)
Monitoring and robotics solutions for the elderly, the disabled, home care, drug traceability, traceability at the hospital?
16:30-17:30 E-tourism & Leisure, communicating solutions for the communities (F. Edme, SCS )
Mobile solutions for the tourists and nomads, geolocation, information and security, Geolocated contextual advertisement on mobile, e-commerce and e-services for communities
All companies and laboratories willing to present their product, solution via a demo, a presentation or a poster are requested to contact the event organizers shortly: available space is limited.
info(at)ocova.com -- Tel. +33 (0) 687 119 143