The eBusiness & eWork conferences
were previously called EMMSEC, which in turn developed out of
a series of events organised around research projects funded
by the European Commission's Esprit research programme, in the
area of Embedded Microprocessor Systems.
Starting in Florence, Italy,
in 1997, when the EMMSEC name was first used, the scope of the
conference was expanded to include Electronic Commerce and Multimedia.
EMMSEC 98 was held in Bordeaux, France, and EMMSEC 99 in Stockholm,
Sweden, where the scope was expanded once more to include new
In 2000 it was decided to rename
the EMMSEC event as eBusiness 7 eWork and to focus on the areas
of eCommerce, eBusiness and New Methods of Work. Multimedia,
embedded systems and business processes would still be addressed,
but only in relation to the main themes of the conference.
eBusiness & eWork conferences,
like EMMSEC have:
- Plenary sessions on strategic
issues and several parallel streams for technical papers;
- Special sessions organised
by Commission funded projects and relevant external organisations;
- An exhibition with booths
- Informal discussions at coffee
breaks, luncheons and cocktail receptions;
- A partners programme that
aids contacts and can attract more senior managers;
- Full text proceedings as a
Cheshire Henbury organises
the eBusiness & eWork conferences in partnership with a number
of other companies located in different parts of Europe.