Fwd: First Announcement, IST 2002 - Copenhagen, November 4-6

From: Judy Brewer (jbrewer@w3.org)
Date: Tue, Apr 02 2002

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    From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
    Subject: Fwd: First Announcement, IST 2002 - Copenhagen, November 4-6
    >From: INFSO-IST2002@cec.eu.int
    >To: Jbrewer@w3.org
    >Subject: First Announcement, IST 2002 - Copenhagen, November 4-6
    >Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2002 13:12:17 +0100
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    >IST 2002: Partnerships for the Future
    >Europe's leading networking event for Information and Communications
    >4-6 November 2002, Copenhagen
    >IST 2002 - co-organised by the European Commission and the Danish EU
    >Presidency - will broaden its scope to all European Information Society
    >research, whether it be funded at European, national or regional level - or
    >even entirely within the private sector.
    >In short, to develop a European Research Area for the Information Society.
    >The general theme is therefore 'Partnerships'. The aim is to help Europe's
    >researchers and industrialists build networks for collaboration, at a time
    >when the IST priority within the EU's 6th Framework Programme for research
    >and technological development is getting underway.
    >DON'T JUST ATTEND IST 2002 - HELP SHAPE IT. The European Commission will
    >soon publish an informal Call for Ideas for both specific workshops and
    >research exhibits. We expect the response to be high in number and quality.
    >The result will be an event tailored to the participants' needs.
    >This is therefore an event not to be missed by anyone who is actively:
    >- Engaged in research
    >- Funding research anywhere in Europe through national, regional or private
    >- Setting strategic research priorities
    >- Seeking to commercially exploit the results of research
    >IST 2002 is your best opportunity to meet Europe's top researchers and
    >decision-makers from the information and communications industries and the
    >related public sectors. The event will feature a wide range of workshops
    >designed to maximise opportunities for discussion and informal networking.
    >IST 2002 is organised by Information Society Directorate-General of the
    >European Commission and the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and
    >Innovation, under the patronage of European Commissioner Erkki Liikanen and
    >Minister Helge Sander.
    >Don't miss out
    >4-6 November 2002 - Copenhagen
    >This announcement is available in a ready-to-print pdf format for further
    >dissemination, from
    >the Commission's Information Society Newsroom:
    >Further Information:
    >http://www.woco.dk <http://www.woco.dk>  for information on Copenhagen
    >http://www.cordis.lu/ist <http://www.cordis.lu/ist>  for information on
    >today's IST Research Programme
    >yours sincerely,
    >the IST 2002 Team.
    Judy Brewer    +1.617.258.9741    http://www.w3.org/WAI
    Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
    MIT/LCS Room NE43-355, 200 Technology Square, Cambridge, MA,  02139,  USA