HANNOVER, Germany, November 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The TÜV NORD Group is transmitting the economic conference "get connected 07" (http://www.getconnected-germany.de) in Hannover (November 9-11) live via the Internet at http://www.tuev-nord.de/getconnected07.asp. In this way, the competent and globally active technical service corporation renders the conference accessible to interested parties from companies, organizations and political institutions. Transmission will take place in German and English. "We are pleased to be able to offer an interested audience the opportunity to participate in this event via our global Internet presence," says Hans-Joachim Brandt of the TÜV NORD Group.

On Friday November 9th from 10.30 am (all times CET), the event will be transmitted live with simultaneous English translation. Among others, the program will feature presentations by the Minister of Economics, Labor and Transport of Lower Saxony, Mr. Walter Hirche, on the topic "Ten Good Reasons for Lower Saxony" and by Mr. Martin Fischedick, Regional Management Board of Commerzbank AG, on the topic "Medium-Sized Businesses - Growth Through Globalization."

The panel discussion "Innovative Lower Saxony - A Federal State on the Move" will also be transmitted live from 1.30 pm.

The visit by dozens of participants in the TÜV NORD Group on Saturday, November 10th, from 2.30 to 5.00 pm will also be transmitted via the Internet. The focus here will be on energy efficiency and climate protection. Furthermore, from 2.50 pm onwards, the Chairman of the TÜV NORD Group Board, Dr. Guido Rettig, will present the Group's capabilities. The highlight of the event will be a presentation by the Mobility department on type testing at the Institute for Vehicle Technology and Mobility, as well as an electronically rendered test at a TÜV-STATION starting at 4 pm.

The transmission will be a Windows Media Multistream. "We recommend broadband internet access of at least 512 kb/s", says Hans-Joachim Brandt. "This speed should guarantee uninterrupted reception."

Press contact: TÜV NORD Group, Hans-Joachim Brandt Telephone +49-40-8557-2730, Jochen May Telephone +49-511-986-1421, Email: presse@tuev-nord.de, Web: http://www.tuev-nord.de/presse.

Press contact: TÜV NORD Group, Hans-Joachim Brandt Telephone +49-40-8557-2730, Jochen May Telephone +49-511-986-1421, Email: presse@tuev-nord.de