INET DELHI 2009 <http://inet.defindia.net/index.asp>
Towards an Enabling Internet Access Environment
The Internet Society, in collaboration with New Delhi based Digital
Empowerment Foundation will organize the ISOCs South Asia Regional
conference INET Delhi 2009, in New Delhi on September 17, 2009. The
conference, part of the Internet Society's INET series of regional
conferences, will be focused on An Enabling Internet Access
Environment in South Asia with a critical focus on Inclusive Development
through the Internet.
INET, Delhi <http://inet.defindia.net/inet_delhi.asp> will bring
together regional and international policy and technical experts,
government, network operators, the private sector and the user community
to discuss and deliberate the current state of play of the Internet
access environment in the region.
About INET <http://inet.defindia.net/about_inet.asp>
Since 1994, the Internet Society has organized INET conferences around
the world. Originally staged as annual global conferences, over time
ISOC has refined their focus, targeting the specific needs of previously
underserved regions. Today, the Internet Society holds multiple INETS
each year, each with a unique regional focus and a selection of topics
most relevant to the communities involved.
INET Delhi 2009 Provisional Agenda <http://inet.defindia.net/agenda.asp>
INET 2009 is structured into the following Themes:
Internet for Development
Decentralisation of the Internet & Citizen Advantage
Building National Internet Infrastructure
An Enabling Technology Framework
Managing the Internet as a Development Resource
Internet Governance and Regulation
The Internet Society ( ISOC <http://inet.defindia.net/about_isoc.asp> )
is a nonprofit organisation founded in 1992 to provide leadership in
Internet related standards, education, and policy. With offices in
Washington D.C., USA, and Geneva, Switzerland, it is dedicated to
ensuring the open development, evolution and use of the Internet for the
benefit of people throughout the world.
Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) is a New Delhi (India)
not-for-profit ICTD entity to provide key ICTD knowledge solutions
including digital technology and content in meeting key development
objectives in India and South Asia.
Invitation for INET Delhi 2009
INET Delhi 2009 looks forward to active involvement and participation of
key stakeholders from academics, government, civil society and private
entities having stake in Internet promotion for inclusive development.
Participation is sought from all South Asian countries and non-SAARC
countries and entities.
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