5th June, 2008, the madri+d Forum on Communications Technologies was hosted by the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M). The conference, "The Role of Europe in Internet Governance", began with a presentation on the international research institute, IMDEA Networks, and was followed by a speech by Professor Jon Crowcroft, Marconi Professor in Systems Communications at the University of Cambridge.
The Area of Technology Transfer at the UC3M´s Scientific Park and the Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies in Networks (IMDEA Networks) co-organized the forum, as part of the 2008 Forums on Science and Technology. These Forums are a new initiative from the organization madri+d, which forms part of the Department of Education of the Regional Government of Madrid. This particular conference provided a platform for sharing experiences, advances and areas of interest in the field of network communications.