Future Network & Mobile Summit 2013
3 - 5 July 2013, Lisbon, Portugal
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Future Network and MobileSummit 2013 took place in Lisbon, Portugal, 03 - 05 July 2013. This was the twenty-second in a series of Annual Conferences supported by the European Commission, which regularly attracts delegates from industry and research to share experiences and research results, identify future trends, discuss business opportunities and identify opportunities for international research collaboration under FP7-ICT and Horizon 2020. It contributed to showcasing European research in the field, and position it within the multiplicity of related initiatives supported in other regions of the world.

In the context of convergence and innovation, the 22nd Future Network and MobileSummit addressed the challenges of building the Future Internet Infrastructures, based on mobile, wireless and fixed broadband communications technologies.


The Final Programme incorporated Plenary, Panel, paper and poster sessions and workshops.

FutureNetworkSummit 2013 was opened by the General Co-chairs: Mário Campolargo, Director for "Net Futures", DG CONNECT, European Commission and Zeinal Bava, CEO, Portugal Telecom.

Keynote Speakers included:

- Dr. Aref Chowdhury, Chief Technology Officer Optics, Alcatel-Lucent

- Ulf Wahlberg, Vice President, Industry and Research Relations, Ericsson

- Dr. Stefan Ferber, Director Business Development, Bosch Software Innovations

Panel Sessions include:

Towards Virtualised Networks

Optical Networking: Enabler for the Future Converged Networks

Public Safety Future Networks: Industry and Stakeholder Views on Emerging Technologies, Standardisation Status and Regulatory Issues

Supported by the European Commission and the Net!Works European Technology Platform (through the NetSoc CSA project), Future Network and MobileSummit integrated high-level industry/policy plenary sessions that discuss strategic issues for Future Networks with high quality technical/scientific tracks and workshop sessions. Technical/scientific tracks presented papers that showcase original results and hot topics in all areas of mobile, wireless and fixed broadband communications systems and networks.

Listen to impressions from Plenary Speakers and participants via the Video Blog

The NetSoc project organised a real-time video blog during FutureNetworkSummit 2013. Visit the Net!Works ETP website to view the video clips and interviews with plenary speakers, panelists and participants.


The Best Paper was awarded to "A Control Architecture for Wireless MAC Processor Networking" authored by Pierluigi Gallo, Domenico Garlisi, Fabrizio Giuliano, Francesco Gringoli, Ilenia Tinnirello, Giuseppe Bianchi, CNIT, Italy (ICT Flavia & CREW Projects). The Runner up Paper was awarded to "A Cognitive Management Framework for Service Provisioning in the Internet of Things" authored by Vassilis Foteinos, Dimitris Kelaidonis, George Poulios, Panagiotis Vlacheas, Vera Stavroulaki, Panagiotis Demestichas, University of Piraeus, Greece (iCore Project).

The Best Demonstration Stand was awarded to iCore project and the runner-up demonstration stand to Future Cities Project.

General Co-chairs

Mário Campolargo Zeinal Bava
Download Final Programme