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2010 Video Review

Since I wrote one of these posts last year, the world of video within EurActiv has changed considerably. Our partnership with EUXTV adds lots in terms of the quality of content that I (we) certainly would have not managed alone. This list is in no particular order, but will hopefully highlight some of the good… » read more

The Issue Of Net Neutrality

In the press over the last few weeks, there has been some coverage of a rather detailed and hard to follow – but very important – topic. Net neutrality. I can admit that I don’t fully understand all of the angles of the topic. As with many tech issues, the different companies and groups seem… » read more

Have you ever wondered what it feels to work at the European Commission in the field of communication? Informing EU citizens about the European Commission’s initiatives activities and keeping abreast of public opinion in Europe are the twofold mission of DG COM.

[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/p__tQFLsN-Y” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Here Karina interviews Maurits Aalders (European marketing manager for Xerox) and talks about how he came into contact with me and what he thinks about the unique environment of a Social Computer Building. A sandbox in Software terms refers to a space that can be changed without breaking anything.… » read more

[kml_flashembed movie=”http://uk.youtube.com/v/Nxq4q1UCvKM” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] In 2002, Mathew Lowry was the communications strategist behind the event we presented at in ist2002. I think, although he was a science journalist for many years, this was the first time he was interviewed. I shouldn’t say interview because we talked most of the time haha. Original post… » read more

Playful experiments

[kml_flashembed movie=”http://lads.myspace.com/videos/vplayer.swf” width=”320″ height=”346″ fvars=”m=881568;type=video” wmode=”transparent” /] I think a good event reminds people that there are new possibilities out there. It is warm and friendly and gives people a nice backdrop to meet new people and explore common interests or discover new ones. It is open to new ways of thinking and gives room… » read more

Skills are key for meeting Europe’s technology challenge, says French MEP Catherine Trautmann, who gave the closing remarks at the Rendez-vous de l’INRIA event in Brussels on 28 May 2008. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/qeVeHzfU6e4″ title=”http://www.youtube.com/v/qeVeHzfU6e4″ width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Catherine Trautmann is a Member of the Socialist Group in the European Parliament. The French MEP serves as… » read more

This video is about impressions from the 2008 edition of the European Business Summit, and how the event blog managed and hosted by Blogactiv helped make this conference more interactive. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://youtube.com/v/CqIoPJS7PCA” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Original post by Greening the Economy

Questionnée sur la prèsence rèlativement basse d’industriels russes à l’edition 2008 de European Business Summit, Tatiana Shubina (European House, Moscou) répond: “On se prépare à un grand évennement avec une participation et un partneariat russe en 2009.” Concernant les livraisons de gaz naturel de la Russie en Europe Centrale et Occidentale, elle dit: “C’est la… » read more

Didier Malherbe, Administrateur-délégué UCB Pharma Belgium: “If working on the greening of the economy makes the companies more competitive, more attractive to new talents, it’s a win-win situation.” [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/4CqBhw06F7c” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Original post by Greening the Economy

Gerd Leipold, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, on nuclear energy and its climate change promises – and on the paradigm shift in energy policy. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/N6nViBN4gCI” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Original post by Greening the Economy

Pierre Hermant, General Manager of the European Business Forum, organiser of the European Business Summit. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/ZpM4Qd-0In0″ width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Original post by Greening the Economy

Michel Wurth (ArcelorMittal) on carbon trading and energy efficiency at the European Business Summit 2008. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/K21TWYAA2i4″ width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Original post by Greening the Economy

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