The Greens - EFA

Document Freedom Day

Open standards in the eBook market

recorded stream from the European Parliament in Brussels:

Wednesday 28 March 2012 16:30 - 19:00

A Greens/EFA conference


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

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