Event


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Document Freedom Day

Open standards in the eBook market


16:00
Welcoming participants

16:30
Introduction
Malika BENARAB-ATTOU
, MEP

Panel 1 - Challenges for open standards in the eBook market

Moderator: Sandrine BÉLIER, MEP

16:45
European policies on standards and interoperability and the eBook market 
Dr. Carl-Christian BUHR
, Member of the Cabinet of Ms Neelie Kroes, European Commission Vice-President for the Digital Agenda

17:00
Bookeen: The first multi-format eBook reader
Michaël DAHAN
, Chief Executive Officer, Bookeen

17:15
Challenges posed by multiple devices and formats in the eBook sector

Dr. Charles HALEY, Managing Director, Frogfish Technologies Ltd, Calibre

17:30
Debate with participants

Panel 2 - Pushing for change: The role of civil society in technology policy

Moderator: Christian ENGSTRÖM, MEP 17:50
Document freedom in France
Jeanne TADEUSZ, Public Affairs Officer, April 18:00
Open standards and business models in the digital public domain
Anne-Catherine LORRAIN, Co-Founder/Board Member, Communia Intl. Association on the Digital Public Domain

18:15
Open standards and free software - what's at stake? 
Karsten GERLOFF, President, Free Software Foundation Europe

18:30
Debate with participants

18:50
Conclusions
Judith SARGENTINI, MEP