About Wealth of Networks II

Wealth of Networks 2009: Digital Economies and the Next-generation Internet

Bringing together researchers, industry and the UK community to explore the future of the Digital Economy in the UK.

We are inviting the public and anyone involved in the digital economy to help shape the direction of research.

9.30am-5pm, 24th March, 2009

Congress Centre London, 28 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS

Host: University of Southampton
Sponsor: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
website: http://wealthofnetworks2.wordpress.com

The EPSRC-funded Digital Economies Research Cluster, “Opportunities and Challenges in the Digital Economy: an Agenda for the Next-Generation Internet” announces the second open forum to shape the direction of research into the digital economy in the UK. This will be a national event which will bring together experts from across the UK in conversation with the general public. We welcome a broad range of views from everyone interested in the future of the Internet and the digital economy.

The keynote address will be given by Prof. John Domingue (Open University), Deputy Director of the Knowledge Media Institute. The forum will feature open panel discussions with cluster researchers and industry leaders.

Topics will include:

· Next-generation Healthcare

· e-Government

· Digital Entrepreneurship

· The Mobile Economy

· Trust, Data and Security

· e-Society and the future of social networks

These discussions will contribute to setting the national funding council priorities for future research.

Attendance is free, but pre-registration is required. For details, please visit the website at http://wealthofnetworks2.eventbrite.com

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