Event dates: Tuesday, 29th July 2008 09:00 AM to Thursday, 31st July 2008 17:00 PM

Location: New Delhi, India Contact: Announcements
 
eIndia 2008 - Opportunities for Digital India
Technology

New Delhi, India - eINDIA2008 is an inclusive, consultative and constructive ICT for Development forum - the largest and only one of its kind in India - promoting and propagating the use of ICT4D through its seven seminal thematic track conferences.


Organizer: CSDMS; Elets technomedia; Ministry of Communications & IT, India; and Ministry of Human Resource, India; GAID
Venue: New Delhi, India
Website: http://www.eindia.net.in/2008/

eINDIA2008 is an inclusive, consultative and constructive ICT for Development forum - the largest and only one of its kind in India - promoting and propagating the use of ICT4D through its seven seminal thematic track conferences.

* egov
* digital Learning
* Telecentre Forum
* mServe
* eHealth
* eAgriculture

Centre for Science, Development and Media Studies (CSDMS) announces and invites you to join the premier ICT4D (Information and Communication Technology for Development) event eINDIA2008. The event aims to examine the myriad challenges, which appear in integrating Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to different spheres of life, to share and work together, to analyze and assess, as well as to create actionable plans for leading technology enabled knowledge society.

eINDIA2008 (www.eINDIA.net.in), the fourth annual ICT4D forum in India will be convened at New Delhi 29-31 July 2008. The three days forum aims to render active conferencing, networking and showcasing while organising six seminal tracks- egov INDIA, Digital Learning INDIA, Telecentre Forum INDIA, eHealth INDIA, mServe INDIA, eAgriculture INDIA and i4d fi lm festival As an international event, apart from the general public and the media, the eINDIA2008 Conference and Exhibition expects to bring together 2000 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.

The Conference offers a perfect platform for establishing and fostering high level networking contacts with leading representatives of the worlds ICT sector on both governmental and business levels.

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.

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