Posted on 02/06/2011
Dr G. Harindranath
Dr G. Harindranath was a Programme Co-Chair of the 2011 IFIP WG9.4 International Conference on the social implications of computers in developing countries, held 22-25 May in Kathmandu, Nepal. The theme of this year’s conference was 'Partners for Development – ICT Actors and Actions'.
The conference brought together around 80 delegates from all over the world, and included 48 refereed research papers, 5 demos, a set of 4 ‘Nepal Showcase’ posters as well as 6 PhD posters (in partnership with IPID). Accepted submissions included authors from 22 countries with the UK, Norway, South Africa, India and Bangladesh accounting for the largest group of authors. The programme also included 3 exciting panels on doing, teaching and publishing ICT4D. Magsaysay Award-winner, Dr Mahabir Pun and Professor Geoff Walsham of Cambridge University delivered the keynote addresses.
IFIP Working Group 9.4 Conference
International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP)