US Cloud Computing Event

Details of the 2013 Event

Vice-President Reding Zoran Stancic Ambassador Kennard
Audience Robert Holleyman Ambassador Shiojiri Dale Strange

Bringing together over 250 delegates, The 2013 European Cloud Computing Conference provided a platform to hear from the key policymakers and stakeholders involved in this field.  The conference discussed the opportunities offered by the technology and examine the necessary steps to be undertaken so that Europe can fully take advantage of the benefits provided by the Cloud while continuing to protect European businesses and citizens interest.


The conference assessed the plans outlined in the European Cloud Computing Strategy, analysed the barriers to a successful implementation of the proposed measures, and finally looked into various solutions to overcome the remaining challenges to maximize the potential of Cloud Computing in Europe.


Participants included representatives of the EU and national governments, along with stakeholders from the telecom sector, and several member of the Press.


High-Level Speakers Included:

- Viviane Reding, Vice-President and Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship, European Commission

- Zoran Stančič, Deputy Director General, DG CONNECT, European Commission

William E. Kennard, US Ambassador to the EU, US Mission to the EU

- Ambassador Kojiro Shiojiri, Ambassador of Japan to the European Union, Mission of Japan to the EU

Dale Strange, Executive Director Global Cloud Computing, Dell

- Ken Ducatel, Head of Unit, Software and Services, Cloud Computing, DG Connect

European Commission

Robert Holleyman, President and CEO, BSA | The Software Alliance


More information about this event can be found on the 2013 website here.



Wednesday 9 April, 2014
09.00 to 17.30




Square – Brussels Meeting Centre

Mont des Arts,
1000 Bruxelles
(Use the entrance situated at 2 Rue Ravenstein)

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