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II EU-Brazil Cooperation Workshop in ICT - EUBR 2014

Monday, July 28, 2014 - Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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During de XXXIV CSBC - Congress of the Computer Science Society, which is the major conference in Computer Science in Brazil, the II EU-Brazil Cooperation Workshop in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) - EUBR 2014 will be held between July 28th and July 29th, in Brasilia-DF.

Two sessions are planned:

The first on the 28th aims at presenting the EU-Brazil Coordinated Calls in the area of ICT, highlighting their impact. It will start with the presentation of the achievements of Call 1 projects, some of which just finished, and of the objectives of the recently started Call 2 projects, followed by an information session on the 2015 Call 3, including topics and rules of participation. Finally, looking towards H2020 WP2016-17, there will be an open discussion on future topics of cooperation.

The second is dedicated to Cloud Computing. The EU and Brazil will launch a coordinated call for project proposals on the theme of Cloud Computing, including security aspects on 15 October 2014. The goal of this session is two-fold:

1. Bring together experts, researchers and industry representatives from the EU and Brazil in order to identify common interests and foster the creation of partnerships that may result in project proposals related to Cloud Computing (deadline: 21 April 2015).

2. Identify research and innovation challenges in the Cloud Computing area that should be addressed in a future EU-Brazil coordinated call.

This II EUBR 2014 is supported by the SBC, the SEPIN / MCTI of Brazil, the Ministy of Foreign Affairs (MBR), the European Union Delegation in Brasilia and the DG Connect Unit of the European Commission.


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