Monday, April 21, 2008

eINDIA2008

Centre for Science, Development and Media Studies (CSDMS) in collaboration with Elets technomedia Pvt. Ltd. is organising eINDIA2008, the fourth annual ICT4D forum in India. Department of Information Technology, Government of India and Global Alliance for ICT4D are co-organisers of the event.

OneWorld South Asia is one of the media partners for the event.

eINDIA2008 aims to examine the myriad challenges, which appear while integrating Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in different spheres of life, to share and work together, to analyse and assess, as well as to create actionable plans for leading technology-enabled knowledge society.

The conference will be convened from July 29-31, 2008 at New Delhi, India. The three-day forum aims to render active conferencing, networking and showcasing. The conference offers a perfect platform for establishing and fostering high level networking contacts with leading representatives of the world’s ICT sector on both governmental and business levels.

As an international event, apart from the general public and the media, the eINDIA2008 Conference and Exhibition expects to bring together 4000 high-level representatives of the ICT industry, government, civil society, academia and private sector from all across the globe to share the best practices and digital opportunities for development, to discuss, and exchange knowledge and ideas that will shape the future of the global ICT development.

eINDIA2008 is an inclusive, consultative and constructive ICT for Development forum – the largest and only one of its kinds in India – promoting and propagating the use of ICT4D through its seven seminal thematic track conferences:
• egov
• digital Learning
• Telecentre Forum
• mServe
• eHealth
• eAgriculture
• municipalIT

Conference Objectives

The conference aims to:

• Provide a collaborative forum to participants to share knowledge and ideas, enabling them to develop cross-sectoral contacts and partnerships, as well as to enhance their knowledge, expertise, and abilities;

• Give a reference framework for describing impact, looking at approaches and methods currently used in the ICT4D sector and their suitability;

• Highlight barriers of ICT integration in India and for other countries, identify gaps in current research;

• Synthesise the main results of the experience sharing and progress made in recent years to provide a baseline for discussion with policy makers, and community of practitioners;

Registration Fee

For Indian Delegates
• Pre Registration - INR 7,500
• Spot Registration - INR 10,000

Foreign Delegates
• Pre Registration - USD 300
• Spot Registration - USD 350

For Registration visit: http://www.eindia.net.in/2008/registration.asp

Source: http://southasia.oneworld.net/article/view/159807/1/4867

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