Friday, 21 July 2000   
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1 Technologies for Internet Infrastructure Voice/Video in the Internet Steve Casner       Paper Seiji Ariga Keio University Japan The relative growth rates of traditional telephony and Internet traffic strongly suggest that the networks will converge during the coming decade, with Internet technology in the core. Before this can happen, high quality voice and video must be demonstrated on the Internet backbone, and appropriate business models to support it must be developed and deployed.
          Silvio Salza Universita' di Roma "LaSapienza" and IASI-CNR Italy
Andreas Schrader NEC Europe Ltd. Germany
2 Internet Technology and Science for the 21st Century Intelligent Web Navigation         Paper Stuart J. Soltysiak Advanced Communications Research, British Telecommunicationsplc. UK Web search engines often cannot deliver direct answer to your question. This session will present several mechanisms to better address user's interest in timely, context-sensitive manner.
          Kazunori Fujimoto NTT Communication Science Laboratories Japan
          Kazuya Koyama NEC Corporation Japan
5 Bio-Medical Issues Privacy and Security in the Use of the Internet to Support Medicine Ross Smith New York University USA Panel David C. Balch East Carolina University Telemedicine Center / Center for Health Sciences Communication, East Carolina University School of Medicine USA The Internet is ideal for transmitting information between all the parties involved in the complex task of managing, delivering and paying for health care. The single problem that appears to raise concerns most in the community is that of the security and privacy of medical information. This panel will look at issues such as: ubiquitous access to medical data, e-mail, Internet support for telemedicine applications and the emerging regulatory environments.
7 E-Commerce and E-Business Knowledge Management: The Key to Success in the Knowledge Society Florencio Utreras REUNA Chile   Paper Kumiko Aoki Boston University USA The society towards we are heading has been called The Knowledge Society or The Information Society, yet we have a lot to learn to cope with the huge masses of information we are receiving every minute and how to transform that in useable knowledge for our company, our family or ourselves. This session explores several aspects of this process, be it in information distribution, collaboration or learning, but always focusing on how information and knowledge are the central key to understand the ongoing process.
          Christoph M. Jansen Institute for Information Management, University of St. Gallen Switzer-land
Abigail T. Cooke Concurrent Technologies Corporation USA
Roland E. Schmid University of St. Gallen Switzer-land
8 Regulation, Policy and Governance Virtual Communities         Paper Sherwood A. Dowling Smithsonian American Art Museum USA The Internet is famous for its ability to eliminate the barriers of space and time, and unite people with common interests who maybe scattered around the globe. This panel provides three case studies of virtual communities that have been created on both the local and the global level.
          Mario de Paula Leite Gouvea LEAD International, Inc. (Leadership for Environment and Development) USA
Martin Ross Cawthon ChipChat USA
8 Regulation, Policy and Governance Freedom of Speech, Content Filtering, and Linguistic Diversity in Cyberspace         Paper Alain Clavet Office Of The Commissioner of Official Languages -Government of Canada. Canada Diverse content on the Internet stimulates a variety of actions on the part of companies, governments, and community organizations. Promoting the use of a non- dominant language may require regulations to control the use of English. Governments concerned with inappropriate content resort to various technological and regulatory solutions, most of which are rejected by activists who support free speech and the free flow of all information. This session examines recent case studies from Sweden, Saudi Arabia, Chile, the U.S., Australia, Canada, and elsewhere.
          Paul A. Pierlot Industry Canada / Governmentof Canada Canada
Stig Roland Rask The Foundation for Knowledge and Competence Development Sweden
Margarita Valdes Nic Chile, University of Chile Chile
Eyas Al-Hajery KACST (King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology) Saudi Arabia
8 Regulation, Policy and Governance Extreme Internet: Use of the Internet in Emergences Izumi Aizu Asia Network Research Japan Paper Georges-Yves Kervern TACTIC France When natural disaster strikes, how can the Internet be used to provide support for rescue operations? Both Japan and Turkey have recently suffered from massive earthquakes, and the Internet has played a critical role in recovery efforts. This panel will discuss how other countries can make use of the network to deal with flood, war, tornadoes, earthquakes, and other disasters.
          Malcolm Iain Heywood Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir Turkey
Nobuhiko Tada Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. Japan
Friday, 21 July 2000   
Invitation to INET 2001  
ISOC in Review Lynn St. Amour
Network Training Workshop Report George Sadowsky
ThinkQuest 2000 Al Weis
Keynote Speech Dr. Ken-ichi Ohmae
Invited Speech David Farber, CTO, Federal Communications Commission
Global Access for Everyone (GEA): Review and Results
Closing of INET 2000 Donald M. Heath / Jun Murai