Information Technology

Objectives

  • To bring together developers, users, academicians and researchers in the information & communication technology for sharing and exploring new areas of research and development
  • To address the complex and subtle relationships between technology, knowledge and society
  • To empower communities with the ability to apply information and communication technologies to their own social and economic well being
  • To examines innovative ways that ICTs are being used to overcome gender inequalities and bridge the digital divide, promoting ICT Digital Literacy, and facilitates the interaction between researchers, business, government and educational segments, and
  • To advocate for the use of Free and Open Source Software for community development challenges

Focusing Platforms

  • ICT policies for rural development
  • Use of ICT in natural resources management
  • Democratization of knowledge: digital spaces, digital gifts, digital sharing
  • Blogs and wikis: the liberation of discourse
  • On-line scientific press, scientific communication
  • Digital open content and intellectual rights
  • Right to information in the Internet and globalization age
  • E-Health Care
  • E-Learning
  • E-Commerce
  • Energy and Power-efficient Systems
  • Language technology
  • Electronic governance
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