19th eSafety Forum Steering Group meeting
Brussels, Belgium – 2006’s first meeting of the eSafety Forum Steering Group took place 7 February at ERTICO in Brussels. At the meeting, the Steering Group discussed the 2006 work programme of the eSafety Forum, as well as the status of the membership, Working Groups, and related activities. One of the Steering Group’s important new tasks will be to guide the activities of the newly established EC-funded eSafety Support project office located in Brussels.
Besides its own meetings, the Steering Group has set the dates for this year’s eSafety Forum Plenaries – the first of which will take place 2-3 May in Vienna, Austria. A full agenda of eSafety Forum events is now available as well.
The Steering Group also discussed other important eSafety events, such as the Intelligent Car Demonstration event to be held 23 February in Brussels, June’s Transport Research Arena 2006 in Gothenburg, Sweden and the ITS World Congress, 8-12 October in London.
New Working Group
The 7 February meeting also included a recap of present and future activities from the existing eSafety Forum Working Groups. Additionally, the Steering Group launched the new Service Oriented Architectures Working Group. Its terms of reference and chairman will be defined at a later date.
The Steering Group will re-group again for its next meeting 4 April in Brussels.