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[FYI] Towards a sustainable Information Society
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CORDIS RTD-NEWS/© European Communities, 1999.
Record Control Number: 13996
A conference entitled 'Towards a sustainable Information Society',
organised by the Joint Research Centre's Institute for Prospective
Technological Studies and the 'Alliance for a sustainable Information
Society' (ASIS) project funded by the EU's ACTS programme, will take
place in Brussels on 21 and 22 February 2000.
The aim of the conference is to bring together researchers from both
the Information Society and sustainable development perspectives to
raise awareness of the issues affecting both and strengthen synergies
between the two. The main issues which will be the focus of the
- Different perspectives of a sustainable Information Society in both
global and regional contexts;
- Practical steps, based on the results of the ASIS project, which
can lead towards a sustainable Information Society.
While the main issues surrounding sustainability include
environmental, economic , social and cultural aspects, the
Information Society will have particular importance in supporting and
developing social sustainability and cultural identities. The
conference will attempt to set out strategies and policies to support
a sustainable Information Society.
Data Source Provider: European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Document Reference: Event announcement.
Programme Acronym: FRAMEWORK 4C; ACTS
Subject Index Codes: Information, Media; Coordination, Cooperation
For further information, please contact:
Joint Research Centre
Institute for Prospective Technological Studies
Tel. +34-95-4488318; Fax +34-95-4488208