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Newsletter 07/2012

Young Digital Changemakers hit the Red Carpet
ICT activists fighting poverty, hunger and child mortality will present their projects at WCIT 2012.
To change the world using PCs and Mobile devices: This is the goal of eighteen young ICT entrepreneurs who settled the race in this year’s World Summit Youth Award. October 22nd-24th, they will present their innovative projects to business leaders, experts and politicians at the number one world event for ICT: WITSA's 18th World Congress on Information Technology. Join us in Montreal to find out how a generation of young New Media pioneers sets out to shape our global future.

Roadmap for a Young Digital Planet
Event program for WCIT 2012 youth track
Exciting days lay ahead of this year’s World Summit Youth Award Winners: At WCIT’s “Young Digital Planet” program, they will take part in fishbowl sessions, presentations and B2B meetings. They will connect with potential business partners, learn about latest New Media trends, and present their ideas to the crème de la crème of the ICT world. Check out the detailed program here …

Experience boosting Innovation
Meet renowned experts and the high ranking speakers at the Young Digital Planet
For the Winners of this year’s Youth Award, WCIT 2012 is more than just a stage for their own startups. High ranking speakers and renowned experts from all over the world will be in Montreal to share their knowledge and experience with the young guns. Join and discuss with high-profile speakers and participants such as:

• Mr. Philippe Kridelka: Director of the UNESCO New York Office, Representative to the United Nations, UNESC.O
• Mr. Ivo Ivanovski Minister of Information Society, Republic of Macedonia
• Ms. Dorothy Gordon: Director-General of Advanced Information Technology Institute – Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT, Ghana
• Mr. Jim Poisant: Secretary-General of WITSA, USA
• And many more ...

Find all the key participants of the Young Digital Planet here …
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Convened under the theme of ONE Vision for a Global Digital Society, WCIT has become the world’s leading information technology gathering. The congress will feature high ranking speakers such as Wim Elfrink, Juliana Rotich, Andrew P. McAfee,Tom Jenkins, Robert Youngjohns, and Eric Brown.

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