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:
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"
|LEONARD DE VINCI
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
| 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!
|Lunch (Hall Albinoni 1 & Espace Brillat-Savarin)
| Business in Practice 1
Business on the Web
| Business in Practice 2
| Business in Practice 3
Legal & Regulatory
| Business on the Web in Practice:
George Metakides, EC DGIII
Conclusions of the three theme sessions
|FRIDAY 10 MAY - SMEs Forum "Business on the Web"
| Hands-On Experiences
The do's and don'ts of Business on the Web for SMEs
---HIGHLIGHT---Best of the Web
| SME Success Stories 1
| SME Success Stories 2
---HIGHLIGHT---Flexible Solutions through the Intranet - Nick Graves
Network Computing - Peter Bondar
|Lunch (Espace Brillat-Savarin)
|LEONARD DE VINCI
Business on the Web for SMEs Award Session
Jean-Michel Blottière, Canal+
Michel Carpentier, European Commission
| CLOSING SESSION
A View of the Future for doing Business on the Web:
Christian Thommessen, IBM
Conclusions & Closing:
Walter De Backer, EC DGXIII
Guided Tour of this site
Send a mail to the Organizers