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Final Program

ISOC Event at Geneva Forum 2000

Session One: The Internet and Social Development Worldwide: "The Internet Is for Everyone" - Identifying the Issues

26 June - 10:00 to 11:45
Conference Centre of Varembé
Conference Room CCV A
Rue de Varembé 9
1211 Genéve 20

Panelists/Presenters:

  • Don Heath, President and CEO, Internet Society - "ISOC, ISTF and Social Development Issues"
  • Rosa M. Delgado, Societe Internationale de Telecommunications Aeronautique, "The Info-Rich and the Info-Poor"
  • René Berger, Art Critic/Historian - "How the Internet Is Changing our Way of Thinking"
  • Lynn St. Amour - "ISOC's Education and Training Programmes in the Context of Social Development"

Moderator:

  • Lance Laack, International Policy Coordinator, Internet Society
Session Two: The Internet and the UNGASS Special Session Agenda

28 June - 14:00 to 15:45
Conference Centre of Varembé
Conference Room CCV C
Rue de Varembé 9
1211 Genéve 20

Panelists/Presenters:

  • Presenter: Don Heath, President and CEO, Internet Society- "The New Economy and Society"
  • Presenter: Paula Uimonen, Researcher, Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University, Sweden- "The Internet and Human Rights"
  • Presenter: Jocelyn Fenard, UNITAR - "The Internet, the Environment, and the UN System"

Moderator:

  • Lance Laack, International Policy Coordinator, Internet Society

An extended question and answer period followed presentations during both sessions.

Note: Text of presentations and summary of discussions to be provided online shortly.