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eIndia 2009 ISOC Workshop

25 August 2009 - Hyderabad, India

Venue: Hyderabad International Convention Centre

eIndia is India's largest event on ICTs. This three-day international conference and exhibition is a platform for knowledge sharing in different domains of ICT for development and facilitates multi-stakeholder partnerships and networking among governments, industry, academia, and civil society. eIndia's objective is to bring together ICT experts, practitioners, business leaders, and stakeholders of the region onto one platform, through keynote addresses, paper presentations, thematic workshops and exhibitions. Read more...

At eIndia 2009, the Internet Society has organized a special workshop highlighting some of the most important questions in Indian Internet development today.


14:00-15:30 - The Internet Today
14:00-14:10 Welcome and Introduction, Rajnesh D. Singh, ISOC
14:10-14:30 The Internet is for everyone, Jon McNerney, ISOC
14:30-15:00 Internet Governance and ISOC's Enabling Access Initiative: Frederic Donck, ISOC.
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15:00-15:30 The Internet: An Indian Perspective, Deepak Maheshwari, Microsoft.
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15:30-16:00 Afternoon Break
16:00-17:30 Panel Discussion
16:00-16:15 Multilingualism on the Internet, Tulika Pandey, Additional Director - Department of Information Technology, Government of India
16:15-16:30 Global Addressing and IPv6, Sally Wentworth, ISOC. Read presentation (PDF)
16:30-17:25 Panel Discussion: The Internet and Public Policy Issues - an Indian Perspective
  • Panellists: Tulika Pandey, Additional Director - Department of Information Technology, Government of India
  • Rajen Varada, UN Solution Exchange
  • Niel Hirjee, Calport Technologies
  • Jayalakshmi Chittoor, ICT4D Consultant
  • Moderator: Nikhil Agarwal, Europe Asia Business School
17:25-17:30 Conclusion and Next Steps, Frederic Donck, ISOC