FIWARE Mexico is proud to announce its close collaboration with the EU Delegation in Mexico and the EU Member States diplomatic missions in Mexico, SmartSDK and FINEXT EU-Mexico co-funded Projects, which have made the European Science Diplomacy Week happen. This flagship event is organised in the framework of the next EU-Mexico Joint Steering Committee (JSC) meeting on science, technology and innovation that will take place on 22 March 2018 in Mexico City.
FIWARE Mexico will present the results of its working groups on research, industry and smart cities in the European Science Diplomacy Week and will provide input and recommendations on ICT priorities and areas of possible cooperation between Europe and Mexico to the Mexico EU Joint Steering Committee.
The agenda (subject to change) is the following.
DAY 1: March 21, 2018
FIWARE Mexico at the European Science Diplomacy Week:
Outcomes, Evolution and Outreach
Venue: Modern Art Museum located in Paseo de la Reforma y Gandhi, Bosque de Chapultepec I Sección, 11560 Miguel Hidalgo, CDMX, on 21 March 2018.
The EU Delegation in cooperation with the EU Member States diplomatic missions in Mexico,
FIWARE Mexico, SmartSDK and FINEXT EU-Mexico co-funded Projects.
Background of the Activity
The European Union, its Members States and Mexico have developed a strong cooperation relationship in science, technology and innovation, reinforced by bilateral agreements, which resulted in joint research projects and networks, research infrastructure, development of capacities, expert´s mobility, and specific training, among others.
In the framework of the next EU-Mexico Joint Steering Committee (JSC) meeting on science, technology and innovation, that will take place on 22 March 2018 in Mexico City, the EU Delegation in cooperation with the EU Member States diplomatic missions in Mexico and FIWARE Mexico will organise the European Science Diplomacy Week.
|09:15-09:20||Inauguration and welcome remarks by the Head of the EU Delegation in Mexico, Amb. Klaus Rudischhauser, and Representative of Scientific and Technical Cooperation of the Foreign Affairs Ministry|
|9: 20 -10:00||Presentation of the EU-Mex scientific cooperation by a representative of the European Commission (Cristina Russo, Director for International Cooperation, DG R&I – TBC) and CONACYT Representative (TBC)|
|10:00-10:30||Representative of EU Ms States (TBC)|
|10:30-11:00||Keynote Speeches (15 min each)
· Director for International Cooperation, Cristina Russo, DG R&I
· Presentation of Prof. Luk Van Langenhove: The role of Science Diplomacy in EU-Mex R&I cooperation (TBC)
|11:15-13:00||Thematic panels on EU-MEX cooperation
· ICT (Neil Hernandez Gress, ICT NCP, Moderator, FINEXT Mx coordinator)
o Yolanda Ursa (FIWARE Mexico Coordinator)
o Enrique Sucar (SmartSDK Smart Security coordinator)
o Representatives from FIWARE Mexico Working Groups (TBD)
· Health (TBC)
· Disaster preparedness / Biodiversity (TBC).
|15:00-15:45||EU Mexico Cooperation in ICT, Neil Hernandez
· Opportunities and barriers for ICT R&I collaboration, FIWARE Mexico, Yolanda Ursa, INMARK
· Priorities and follow up for cooperation in ICT and FIWARE, Miguel Gonzalez, ITESM
· EU-Mexico Roadmap ICT & FIWARE, Oscar Mayora, FBK
|15:45–16:30||FIWARE-driven synergies, Miguel Gonzalez, ITESM
· SmartSDK success stories, Hugo Estrada (INFOTEC)
· ORCHESTRACITIES success story, Monique Calisti, Martel
· FINEXT: evolution of FIWARE, Yolanda (INFOTEC), Ariel Garcia (ITESM)
· Networking, coordination and synergies, Salma Jalife (CUDI)
Conclusions and next steps, Neil Hernandez
Exhibition of EU MS cooperation activities. FIWARE related initiatives (FIWARE Mexico, SmartSDK and FINEXT) will have a common stand with demos and brochures, posters.
DAY 2: March 22, 2018
FIWARE Mexico Input to EU-Mexico Dialogue
Working Groups activities
In paralel to the EU – Mexico JSC meeting
Venue: CONACYT, Mezanine room. Insurgentes Sur 1582, Col. Crédito Constructor, Del. Benito Juárez C.P.: 03940, CDMX, on 21 March 2018.
Organizer: FIWARE Mexico, in collaboration with SmartSDK and FINEXT
|09:00-09:20||Welcome and meeting objectives
Yolanda Ursa, INMARK
Salma Jalife, CUDI
Karen Nájera (INFOTEC)
Nestor Velasco (ITESM)
CONACYT Representative (TBD)
|09:20-10:30||FIWARE Mexico Working Groups Overview
– Industry Working Group. Chair: Miguel González, Tecnológico de Monterrey
– Research and Education Working Group. Chair: Salma Jalife, CUDI
– Users Working Group. Chair: Oscar Mayora, Fondazione Bruno Kessler
|10:30-11:00||Priority setting & follow-up for cooperation in ICT and FIWARE: Open Discussion
ICT & FIWARE priorities
Success stories (SmartSDK examples)
Towards a Mexico-EU Cooperation in ICT & FIWARE
|11:15-13:00||Working Groups Input paper’s & WG recommendations for Mexico-EU Cooperation Whitepaper in ICT & FIWARE|
|12:50-13:00||Open FIWARE Camp at FIWARE Summit, Monique Calisti, Martel|
|13:00-14:00||Input to EU-Mexico Dialogue, conclusions and next steps|