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Fwd: Register now for Technology; a platform for development?

From: Jeff Sonstein <jeffs@it.rit.edu>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 07:15:26 -0400
Cc: member-bpwg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1C82E806-B47A-4FF8-B836-9A4DA31F3771@it.rit.edu>
To: public-mw4d@w3.org
if anyone is going to be in the UK during 30-31 October
it might be useful to have a presence
at this Chatham House conference

jeffs

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> Technology
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> A platform for development?
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> Thursday 30 - Friday 31 October 2008
> Chatham House, London
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> We are delighted to announce a number of exciting new speakers who  
> have joined the speaker line-up for this major event, including José  
> María Figueres Olsen - CEO, Concordia 21 and former President of  
> Costa Rica,  who will give the opening keynote address.
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> Register for this high profile international conference by the 5th  
> of September to benefit from the early booking discount!
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> With technology now universally recognized as a driver for  
> development, the event will look at key criteria for successful  
> technology diffusion and its potential throughout the world.  
> Sessions will address many issues including:
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> · Infrastructure development and scaling up
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> · Challenges of implementation
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> · Driving new investment
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> · The selection of optimum technologies
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> · Ensuring successful implementation
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> A unique networking opportunity
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> This conference will provide a unique opportunity to meet with  
> senior figures from the technology and development sectors,  
> including policymakers, government representatives, industry leaders  
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> Speaker highlights
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> José Maria Figueres Olsen
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> CEOConcordia 21, and
> Former President
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> Ken Banks
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> Alistair Lukies
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> Chinyelu Onwurah
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> Head of Telecoms Technology
> Ofcom
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> Mike Short
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> Vice President - R&d
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> Telefonica O2 Europe
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> Claire Thwaites
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> United Nations Foundation Technology Partnership
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