Brussels / 3 & 4 February 2018


Georgios Tselentis

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Georgios Tselentis is a Scientific Programme Officer at European Commission Directorate‑General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology(DG CONNECT). DG CONNECT is the department responsible to develop a digital single market "to generate smart, sustainable and inclusive growth" in Europe. He and his colleagues within the Next Generation Internet (NGI) unit are helping shape future internet as a powerful, open, reliable, user-centric ecosystem. He is also part of the Internet Governance team which represents and shapes the EU Internet policy in international fora (e.g. ICANN, IGF, ITU). He holds a PhD in artificial intelligence and sensor fault detection from the Technical University of Crete, Greece and a post doc in data analysis and sensor fault detection in industry.

His background is in control engineering with basic studies in production engineering and management. After working more than 10 years as freelance and in industry he joined the European Commission and participated in several initiatives such as the Training and mobility of Researchers, Robotics, New Working Environments and the Public-Private Partnership for the Future Internet. Before joining the NGI unit he was with the unit dealing with the Future Internet Research and Experimentation (a.k.a. FIRE) and is now responsible for the FED4FIRE+ project which federates many testing facilities over Europe with purpose to facilitate experimentally driven research in realistic conditions and big scale. He is interested and actively following research regarding Internet monitoring (projects MONROE and MAMI) which can also support regulation (Broadband monitoring study).



Title Day Room Track Start End
Next Generation Internet Initiative
An opportunity to fix the internet
Saturday Janson Keynotes 11:00 11:50