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

From: Katrin Verclas <katrin@mobileactive.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 09:23:33 -0400
Message-Id: <6C9A059C-1B97-4102-91E8-BFE8FE5C9AE4@mobileactive.org>
Cc: public-mw4d@w3.org, member-bpwg@w3.org, "Ken Banks, kiwanja.net" <donotreply@kiwanja.net>
To: Jeff Sonstein <jeffs@it.rit.edu>
Hi, Jeff -- looks like the event will be webcast as well so remote  
participation is possible....

Katrin


On Aug 28, 2008, at 7:32 AM, Ken Banks, kiwanja.net wrote:

> Hi Jeff, all
>
> Thanks for bringing this to the Group’s attention.
>
> In fact, Steph and I are both going to be at the Conference,  
> talking separately but discussing similar digital divide and mobile  
> web issues.
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> Hope to see some of the other members of the Group there?
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> All the best.
>
> Ken
> www.kiwanja.net
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> From: public-mw4d-request@w3.org [mailto:public-mw4d- 
> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Jeff Sonstein
> Sent: 28 August 2008 12:15
> To: public-mw4d@w3.org
> Cc: member-bpwg@w3.org
> Subject: Fwd: Register now for Technology; a platform for development?
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> 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
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> 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  
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> Register for this high profile international conference by the 5th  
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> With technology now universally recognized as a driver for  
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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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> Speaker highlights
> José Maria Figueres Olsen
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> CEOConcordia 21, and
> Former President
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> Ken Banks
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> Founder
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> Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder
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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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Katrin Verclas
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