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Re: Next Meeting: September 6 2010

From: Prof. I. Kushchu <ik@mgovernment.org>
Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2010 17:54:13 +0100
Cc: "public-mw4d@w3.org" <public-mw4d@w3.org>
Message-Id: <47126DB4-DD75-4415-A9FD-D94565F53789@mgovernment.org>
To: Stephane Boyera <boyera@w3.org>
Dear Stephane

Ou conference son Mobile Life and Mobile development are approaching  
fast. I am enclosing below a brief info for you and for our colleagues  
on the list.

As your groups has a significant contribution to the field, we would  
like to encourage the list members to join us and perhaps present on  
new issues regarding mobile internet.

mLife conferences can be good platform to diseminate the ongoing work  
done by the group members.  As I did last year, this year too, we  
will  be happy to offer special rates for any members of the list who  
would like to participate.

Looking forward to hearing from you

best wishes,
Kushchu

======= Please disseminate widely


MOBILE LIFE CONFERENCES 2010
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CONFERENCE DATES: 27-28-29 October 2010

-- Registrations are open at  www.m4life.org
-- Draft Program Posted at http://www.m4life.org/conferences/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/mlife2010pgm.pdf

WE ARE SOLiCITING INDUSTRY / PRACTICE TALKS, DEMOS AND COMPANY  
SHOWCASES:
if interested please send email to organisers.

The Grand Hotel, Brighton, UK,
http://www.m4life.org  conf@m4life.org

-- The 5th European Conference on Mobile Government (The EURO mGOV 2010)
-- The 3rd International Conference on Mobile Society (mSOCIETY 2010)
-- The 2nd Int. Conference on Mobile Development (mDevelopment 2010)

The influences of mobile technologies range from personal relations to  
interaction in society, and from the transformation of the public  
sector to the dynamics of economic development.

mLife conference and exhibitions are prime events for all  
organizations and professionals who would like to monitor, take part  
in, and shape the development of the social impact of the mobile  
revolution.

They provide opportunities to businesses, public sector organizations  
and researchers to explore the frontiers of the social mobile  
revolution and be informed in order to reach their goals. The three  
conferences will cover all aspects of mobile life, technology,  
services and implementation as they relate to individuals, society,  
economies and governments.

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Serge Ferre, NOKIA, Vice President Corporate and Head of EU  
Representation

Jane Fountain, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy and  
Director, National Center for Digital Government (ncdg.org) Director,  
Science, Technology and Society Initiative (umass.edu/sts)

Dorothy Gordon, Director-General, Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of  
Excellence in ICT

William H. Dutton, Professor and Director of the Oxford Internet  
Institute, Professor of Internet Studies, University of Oxford, and  
Fellow of Balliol College

Ibrahim Kushchu, Associate Prof. and Founding Director, mGCI, UK
Rain Rannu, Founder at Fortumo Ltd, Estonia

Roland Traunmüller, Professor Emeritus, the Institute for Informatics  
in Business and Government at Linz University, Austria.


HOW TO PARTICIPATE?

Speaking: Professionals from Industry can still propose a talk summary.

Organising: For panels, tutorials, demos or cases, please send a page  
long proposal.

Exhibiting:  If you would like a high visibility, more face-to-face  
interaction to introduce your business, products and services, this is  
a best option. Please request the exhibition pack.

Sponsoring: The highest visibility and best impact during  
participation and a good way of supporting mLife events.


CONFERENCE TOPICS

Euro mGov:

E-gov and m-gov integration
m-Government Applications and Services
Adoption of mGov
M-government Best practices & Business Models
Transforming Public Sector
Mobile Health, Education, M-payment applications
M-democracy, M-Voting

Mobile Society:

Mobile internet technologies, Standards and Protocols
Mobile Devices and capabilities
Impact of mobile communications, individuals and psychological issues
Mobile phones and household interactions
Mobility for improving impairments and disability
Mobile Gaming, Entertainment, Social Networks
Usability issues, Country and community case studies

Mobile Development:

The role of the governments, NGOs, private sector organizations
Community building, Technology transfer and use
Impact on developing economies
Social and economical welfare creation
Mobile Development Platforms


FURTHER INFORMATION:

Conference web site (http://www.m4life.org) for updates, detailed  
information on submissions and participation
-------
IBRAHIM KUSHCHU, MBA, MSC., PHD
Associate Professor and Founding Director,
Mobile Government Consortium International, UK
http://www.mgovernment.org
ik@mgovernment.org
+44 1273 327876

- Visit mLife Conferences http://www.m4life.org
-------
IBRAHIM KUSHCHU, MBA, MSC., PHD
Associate Professor and Founding Director,
Mobile Government Consortium International, UK
http://www.mgovernment.org
ik@mgovernment.org
  +44 1273 327876

- Visit mLife Conferences http://www.m4life.org
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