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The Internet Global Summit - A Net Odyssey - Mobility and the Internet

The 11th Annual Internet Society Conference
5-8 June 2001 - Stockholmsmässan - Stockholm, Sweden

Press Releases


Attention Press! You are invited to cover the INET 2001 activities and events. Press Accreditation includes:

  • Access to all speeches, plenary sessions, panels and exhibition hall
  • More to be announced...

The Internet Society will have staff assigned to work exclusively with the press to assist with meeting and interviewing keynote speakers, expert panelists, VIPs, corporate spokespersons, and other world renowned speakers from the leadership of global Internet development.

Press Registration

Passes will be distributed at the conference. Press will be asked to provide credentials on-site. Passes will not be issued in the absence of credentials. Please review the information section of the registration page for more detail.

INET 2001 MEDIA ACTIVITIES - Wednesday 6 June 2001

10.30 - Official Press Conference and opening of INET 2001 by Internet Society (ISOC) in the Press Lounge
Speakers: Lynn M. St. Amour / President /CEO of Internet Society; François Fluckiger and Steve Cisler, INET Program Committee Co-Chairs; Richard Perlman, ISOC Vice President for Conferences; and .sten FrOnberg /Chairman of Internet Society in Sweden

For more information please contact:

Lance Laack
Manager, Public Affairs and Communications
Internet Society
Tel: +1 703 326 9880
Tel (Stockholm): +46 (0)73-939 39 88

11.30 - ISOC-Sweden Press Conference in the Press Lounge

12.30 - Press Lunch at St. Eriks Restaurant at Stockholm International Fairs, Sponsored by Intelsat

14.00 - Press Conference held by the European DataGrid Project in the Press Lounge

European projects and experiences for the deployment of a new World Wide Grid. The coming of Grid technologies anticipates the next revolution in the Information Technology: the World Wide Grid. From eScience to eBusiness, leading experts from CERN, where the Web was born, and other leading research centres in Europe will present the efforts and results of European Community funded initiatives.

Speakers: Fabrizio Gagliardi, DataGrid project Manager - CERN; Edgar Gabriel, DAMIEN project

For more information please contact:

Mrs. Susanna Tosi
Italian National Research Counil
Tel: +39.6.4993.3205

15.00 - Press Conference held by Adaptiware in the Press Lounge

Adaptiware enables mobile services ŠToday! Adaptiware is releasing a new version of its' platform for developing mobile services. With an Application framework the task of taking existing services to the mobile Internet is made astly easier. Now, everyone can offer their service to a number of different mobile units. Furthermore, these services will be automatically prepared for new, coming standards, such as iMode.

Speakers: Anders JerkZrus, President; Bjsrn Nielsen, Sales; Jonas Malmsten, CTO

For more information please contact:

Anders JerkZrus
Tel: +46-8 442 9600
E mail:

16.00 - Press Conference held by the City of Stockholm/Challenge Award in the Press Lounge

Announcement of the finalists for the Stockholm Challenge Award 2001. 742 projects from 90 countries entered The Stockholm Challenge Award 2001. The jury has nominated 100 projects for the final. Evaluation is based on Innovation; User Need; Sustainability; Transferability. Special attention is given to projects that promote democracy, counteract segregation and discrimination or support gender equality. The Stockholm Challenge focuses on the positive effects of today's information society, technology itself is not the issue.

Speakers: Christer Asplund, Managing Director, City of Stockholm Economic Development Agency; Monica Bernestrsm, Project Manager; Maria Hinas, Information Manager

For more information please contact:

Maria Hinas, Information Manager
Tel:+46-8-508 28 068

Thursday 7 June 2001

11.00 - 12.00 - Press Conference held by Ericsson

Friday 8 June 2001

11.00 - 12.00 - Press Conference held by Tomw Communications Pty Ltd

Web expert Tom Worthington FACS will discuss web discrimination against the disabled following his presentation to INET2001.

For more information please contact:

Tom Worthington
Tel: +61 419 496 150
E mail:


INET 2001 Press Accreditation and Media Relations:

Lance Laack
Tel: + 703 326 9880, ext. 109
Tel (Stockholm): +46 (0)73-939 39 88
Fax: + 703 326 9881
Washington, D.C., ISOC

Martin Kupres
Tel: + 41 22 807 1444
Fax: + 41 22 807 1445
Geneva, ISOC

Pia Mooij
Tel: +46 (0)31-779 36 02
Fax: +46 (0)31-779 36 60