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Follow e-G8 Forum on Twitter: France to hold Forum - Internet on focus
“e-G8 Forum, an engine of growth,” is a two-day meeting that will start May 24 in Deauville at the initiative of French President Nicolas Sarkozy. The G8 are meeting to debate "how governments can encourage innovation on the Internet, while taming its excesses". The social networking site's founder Mark Zuckerberg, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and Amazon's Chief Executive Jeff Bezos are expected to be attending. Talks will focus the “Internet and Growth”, “Internet and Societal issues”, the “Future of the Internet”, “Innovation and Financing” and “Start-up Nations”.
The Forum will address the change in traditional sectors due to the impact of information technology and communication. It will also shed more light on the favorable conditions of innovation in the digital economy, particularly in terms of education and training, Intellectual property in the digital age, the development of electronic commerce and the revolution made by the mobile Internet.
The conclusions of the forum will be presented at a May 27-28 summit of G8 heads of state in the French seaside resort of Deauville.
Forum website link here.
Fact sheet may be downloaded here. [pdf]
Follow the #G8 leaders on Twitter next week http://twitter.com/davos/G8 or follow list here: @davos/g8 You may also follow The World Economic Social Forum's account at @davos
Last Updated (Friday, 20 May 2011 15:59)
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