- 2005-01-14 GR, Athens - Adding Value: commercial exploitation of Public Sector Information in Europe +/-
(ePSINet) Policy Conference on re-use of Public Sector Information in Europe. The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for policy makers, public content providers, re-users and international experts to discuss the prospects for adding value through commercial exploitation of public sector information. The conference will also act as a progress check on the early implementation of the European Directive on PSI re-use, published late in 2003, and discuss the future agenda.
- 2005-03-04 UK, Oxford - Bridging the Digital Divides: Best Practices and False Perceptions +/-
(OII) Papers are invited for a seminar to be held on 4 March 2005 at the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), University of Oxford as part of a seminar series sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and organised by the OII, called Critical Perspectives on the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS): Civil Society Participation and Issues. The meeting will focus on case studies of initiatives designed to narrow the digital divides - within developing countries and between developing and developed countries - relating to the use of the Internet and other information and communication technologies (ICTs). Abstracts of no more than 600 words to firstname.lastname@example.org by 1 February.
- 2005-09-08 UK, Oxford - Safety and Security in a Networked World: Balancing Cyber-Rights and Responsibilities +/-
(OII) Call for papers. 8-10 September 2005. The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) is organising a major conference, in collaboration with the University of Auckland, NetSafe (the New Zealand government backed Internet Safety Group), EURIM and others, to address the value choices and conflicts surrounding cybersafety in a converging world. The conference will feature leading international authorities from government, industry, NGOs and academia, including the computer sciences, humanities, law and the social sciences. It will be held between 8th and 10th September 2005 at the University of Oxford. Submission of abstracts: 11th March 2005.