Thursday, October 04, 2012

Upcoming Conferences: The Information Society

7th Annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF 2012), Baku, Azerbaijan, 6-9 November 2012
The proposed main theme for the meeting is: ‘Internet Governance for Sustainable Human, Economic and Social Development’.
3rd WORLD CONFERENCE on INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (WCIT-2012), Barcelona - Spain , 14-16 November 2012
The conference aims to bring together academicians, researchers, engineers, system analysts, software developers, graduate and undergraduate students with government and non-government organizations to share and discuss both theoretical and practical knowledge about information technology in the scientific environment. So, we invite all colleagues, researchers, academicians, engineers and project leaders around the world to submit their outstanding and valuable original research articles and review papers to this leading international conference. 
World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT-12), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 3-14 December 2012. 
This landmark conference will review the current International Telecommunications Regulations (ITRs), which serve as the binding global treaty outlining the principles which govern the way international voice, data and video traffic is handled, and which lay the foundation for ongoing innovation and market growth. The ITRs were last negotiated in Melbourne, Australia in 1988, and there is broad consensus that the text now needs to be updated to reflect the dramatically different information and communication technology (ICT) landscape of the 21st century.
The Democrat-led Senate Foreign Relations Committee has passed a resolution in support of a multistakeholder modal of Internet governance. The full Senate it expected to follow suit. Read more....

UNESCO has provided its comments on the future of telecommunications regulations.