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Re: Invitation to make presentation

From: Libby Miller <Libby.Miller@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2002 15:43:29 +0100 (BST)
To: Edmundas Zvirblis <zvirblis@infobalt.lt>
cc: public-esw@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.44.0209131538130.22876-100000@mail.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>

Dear Edmundas

I am very sorry, but unfortunately none of our project team members is
available to speak in this period so that we will have to regretfully
decline your invitation.

For more information about SWAD-Europe please look at the website, which
is at


There is also a fact sheet about the project available at


Please contact me or public-esw@w3.org, our public email list, if
you require any more information about the project.

Best wishes,

Libby Miller

On Mon, 26 Aug 2002, Edmundas Zvirblis wrote:

> Dear Libby MILLER,
> It is our great pleasure to extend to you an invitation to make presentation
> or to participate at the TELEBALT  Conference Teleworking for Business,
> Education, Research and e-Commerce (Vilnius, Lithuania, 21-22 October
> 2002): (http://www.infobalt.lt/telebalt )
> On behalf of the organizers we invite you or your project SWAD-EUROPE
> partner to submit presentation topics, abstracts and bios for the TELEBALT
> Conference. The number of possible presentation is limited.
> Organised by INFOBALT - Association of Information Technologies,
> Telecommunications and Office Equipment of Lithuania in the frame of the
> project TELEBALT (Teleworking as a Tool for Information Society Technologies
> Programme Promotion to Baltic States) funded by Information Society
> Programme of the European Union. The conference is organized in co-operation
> with Earth Data Networks for Education and Scientific Exchange (EDNES),
> France, public foundation Open Latvia.
> The Conference Teleworking for Business, Education, Research and
>  e-Commerce aims at strengthening the scientific and technological
> co-operation between the European Union and the Newly Associated States
> (NAS), in particular the Baltic countries in the field of IT application to
> new methods of work, business, education, research, e-commerce, medicine,
> regional development and social integration using IT.
> Currently Baltic States community faces changes and opening possibilities
> for cooperation with EU partners in the field of information society
> development and added value creation through the various information and
> communication technology related programmes. In-time acknowledgement about
> these possibilities would serve as basement for future fruitful
> collaboration.
> Some 50 speakers and 200 participants from all countries of the Baltic
> Region and the European Union and the European Commission have been invited
> and will be invited. Parallel to the TELEBALT conference INFOBALT organize
> 4th International Conference Information Society 2002 and League of
> Investors. These events will take place in the same venue as TELEBALT. Last
> year it attracted some 90 speakers and 600 participants. More information
> about these events at http://www.infobalt.lt/english/ .
> TELEBALT conference participants will have occasion to present their IST
> project in the INFOBALT 2002 trade fair that will be organized 23-26 October
> 2002. It is 9th International ICT sector trade fair and is the major such a
> type event in Baltic States. Last year it attracted 200 exhibitors and 60000
> visitors (+ 100 000 visited virtual trade fair). Association INFOBALT and
> organized events will also provide occasion to disseminate material about
> your project, extend it finding new partners from Candidate Countries or
> initiate new activities under various EU programmes umbrella.
> Edmundas Zvirblis or Saulius Arelis will provide detailed information under
> your request.
> We also contact you due to the project SWAD-EUROPE, for which you have been
> mentioned as the contact person implementing another Association INFOBALT
> activity.
> Association INFOBALT participates in working group P2F (Projects to
>  Funds), which was initiated by the Information Society Development
> Committee under the Government of Lithuania. The working group P2F was
> especially formed, to develop a large range of multiple project proposals
> and to seek subsequently for their co-funding at international donor
> programmes. Currently, P2F comprises sixteen members from different
> Lithuanian ministries, universities and private companies.
> It is one of our immediate tasks, to gather 50-70 project proposals from
> previously successful funded ICT projects. Thus, we aim to achieve both, (a)
> to facilitate the project development work of the working group, as well as
> (b) to identify appropriate cooperation partners and programmes for joint
> projects. The gathered information will be made available to the members of
> the working group P2F only.
> For this reason we kindly ask you to provide us with more background
> information to the project mentioned above. Of a particular interest for us
> would be the project application form as it was submitted to the co-funding
> donor programme (We currently still lack experience with non-national donor
> programmes; thus an application example would be of a great value for us).
> Many thanks in advance for your assistance. If you have any further
> questions, please do not hesitate to contact Saulius Arelis at any time. You
> may also get a deeper insight in the functions and responsibilities of the
> two major stakeholder organisations of the working group P2F at the links
> below. Yours sincerely,
> Yours sincerely,
> Edmundas Zvirblis
> Project Manager
> Tel. + 370 2 622623
> Mobile: + 370 86 55422
> Fax: + 370 2 622629
> INFOBALT Centras
> Vokieciu 28/17-16
> LT-2001 Vilnius
> zvirblis@infobalt.lt
> www.infobalt.lt
> Saulius Arelis
> Project Manager
> Association INFOBALT
> Tel. + 370 2 622623
> Mobile: + 370 610 35036
> Fax: + 370 2 622629
> saulius@infobalt.lt
Received on Friday, 13 September 2002 10:45:28 UTC

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