Conference on Deve...

Conference on Development and Information Technologies. Mobile Phones and Internet in Latin America and Africa

What benefits for the most disadvantaged?

The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) is pleased to invite you to participate in the Conference on Development and Information Technologies. Mobile Phones and Internet in Latin America and Africa: What benefits for the most disadvantaged?

The Conference, organized by the UOC and cofinanced by the Agència Catalana de Cooperació al Desenvolupament, will take place on 23 and 24 October at the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute Building (IN3) located in Castelldefels (Barcelona).

It will be an excellent opportunity to exchange the results of the empirical research and to debate about the influence of the diffusion of the Information and Communication Technologies, specifically the mobile phones and Internet, they can have in the social and economic development in Latin America and Africa, and specially, among the most vulnerable segments of the population.

If you have any question, please do not hesitate to contact the organizing committee: jornadesitd2009.in3@uoc.edu (Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol, Scientific Committee)

In the coming all the information about practical issues and the contents will be available at the website of the Conference (http://www.uoc.edu/activitats/jornadaitd/index.html).


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