Fifth International World Wide Web Conference

May 6-10, 1996, Paris, France

SMEs Forum "Business on the Web"

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Bringing you key elements and examples to develop your activities and business, in non-technical, business-oriented language. Address Web Users and Industry Watchers.

Are you a Small or Medium Enterprise seriously thinking about using the Internet for business? Already using the Web - and now looking for the next step in integrating the use of the Internet into your business strategy? Want to know how others have done it, overcome the practical problems - and started making money on the Web? Searching for a strategic vision - or hands-on experience? Looking for new contacts for Web-related business? You'll find all this and more at the Business on the Web event! Business on the Web is unique in its focus on SMEs, its practical, hands-on approach, the opportunity it provides to learn about state-of-the-art Internet applications and technologies, and the insights it will give you into the "Global Marketplace for SMEs" G7 initiative.

Attending Business on the Web will give you:

Your entrance fee also covers access to the parallel sessions of the 5th International World Wide Web Conference on May 9th and the Conference exhibition.

The Business on the Web event takes place in Paris on May 9-10. Organised by INRIA in cooperation with the European Commission, this major Internet-related event offers SMEs - small and medium-sized enterprises - the chance to catch up on state-of-the-art Internet technologies that can help them do business better. The Business on the Web days are part of the 5th International World Wide Web Conference, the most important international Web conference taking place this year.


THURSDAY 9 MAY - SMEs Forum "Business on the Web"

Opening of "Business on the Web"
European Commission Address:
Director General Von Moltke, DGXXIII-SMEs

Bernard Vergnes, Microsoft

Invited Presentations 3
Steve Fink, Digital Equipment
Steven McGeady, Intel
11:00-11:30 Break
11:30-13:00 Paper Session 17
Marketing on the Web
Panel Session 8
Data Protection and Respect of Privacy on the Internet
Panel Session 9
Good and Sensible Design is Crucial to the Success of the Web!
13:00-14:30 Lunch (Hall Albinoni 1 & Espace Brillat-Savarin)
14:30-16:30 Business in Practice 1
Business on the Web
Business in Practice 2
Business in Practice 3
Legal & Regulatory
16:30-17:00 Break
17:00-18:00 Business on the Web in Practice:
Plenary Session
George Metakides, EC DGIII
Conclusions of the three theme sessions

FRIDAY 10 MAY - SMEs Forum "Business on the Web"
9:00-12:30 Hands-On Experiences
The do's and don'ts of Business on the Web for SMEs
Best of the Web
Isabelle Astier
SME Success Stories 1

Health Online
Helmut Fluhrer
SME Success Stories 2

Flexible Solutions through the Intranet - Nick Graves
Network Computing - Peter Bondar
12:30-14:00 Lunch (Espace Brillat-Savarin)
14:00-15:00 Business on the Web for SMEs Award Session

Jean-Michel Blottière, Canal+

Michel Carpentier, European Commission

A View of the Future for doing Business on the Web:
Christian Thommessen, IBM

Conclusions & Closing:
Walter De Backer, EC DGXIII


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Created: 4 March 1996
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