NEM Summit 2016

The NEM Summit is an international conference and exhibition, open to co-located events and organised every year since 2008 by the NEM Initiative (New European Media - European Technology Platform – for all those interested in broad area of Media and Content. Over the years, the NEM Summit has grown to become an annual not-to-be-missed event, providing attendees with a key opportunity to meet and network with prominent stakeholders, access up-to-date information, discover latest technology and market trends, identify research and business opportunities, and find partners for upcoming EU-funded calls for projects.


The 9th edition of the NEM Summit will be organized in Porto, a fascinating city in northwest Portugal, and will be focusing on Driving elements for the Future of Digital Media Experience. The program of the NEM Summit 2016 is still evolving and will be created around the following main areas:


·        Technologies enabling the future media experience

o   Emotional and Smart Content Creation and Consumption

o   Smart Media Convergence

o   Connected Realistic Digital Worlds


·        Media and ICT for Creative Industries

o   Relevant needs of the creative industries on media and ICT

o   Opportunities for creative industries by newest media and ICT technologies


·         Open discussions

o   Opportunities for media and entertainment industries in 5G networks

o   Addressing accessibility issues in future media developments


·        Start-up and SME involvement

o   Matchmaking innovation camp

o   Start-up forum


·        22nd NEM General Assembly will be also part of the NEM Summit 2016

o   To be held on 23 November 2016, from 09:00 – 13:00



NEM Summit 2016 - Call for Extended Abstracts


·        Expected length of the extended abstracts is two A4 pages with possibility to provide further supporting information

·        The extended abstracts have to be submitted until 30 September 2016

·        Fast track evaluations of the received contributions will be applied and results will be known by 17 October 2016

·        More information can be found in the attached Call for Extended Abstracts

·        Submission portal will be open on 1 September 2016



Further details about the NEM Summit 2016, opportunities to exhibit at the event, and online Summit registration will be provided beginning of September 2016 on the NEM Initiative website at



Date 23/11/2016 - 25/11/2016
Location Porto, Portugal
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