As a celebration of the fourth anniversary of the second phase of the World Summit on Information Society, held in Tunisia in November 2005, the Tunisian Government, in collaboration mainly with UNCTAD, ITU, and in partnership with G@ID, ECA, ADB,World Bank, Arab Society for Intellectual Property and the UTICA, organises the fourth edition of "ICT 4 All Forum-Tunis+4" in Hammamet (Tunisia) during 24th and 25th November 2009 to deal with developing ICT activities through:
ICT Innovation as a Tool for
Strengthening Competitiveness and Growth
The Forum is hailed as an important international event, consisting of an International Forum and a Technological Exhibition, aiming to contribute to the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society through the promotion of more dynamic business environment for the ICT sector in the Mediterranean area and particularly in Africa.
The 2009 edition of the "ICT 4 ALL Forum-Tunis+4" (www.ict4allforum.tn) will be held on the 24th - 25th November 2009.
India will be the Honour Guest of the event.
It will focus on "ICT Innovation as a Tool for Strengthening Competitiveness and Growth", with a view to shaping the opportunities in this field to promote investment and partnership, stimulate growth and develop knowledge economy, with special attention to the Mediterranean area, Africa and developing countries.
"ICT 4 All Forum-Tunis+4" includes a high level International Forum as well as a Technological Exhibition to enable enterprises to present their own innovative applications and solutions.
Therefore, this praiseworthy event constitutes a profitable space for meetings and technological survey for world wide business especially through:
Exchanging best practices and experiences at the level of promoting ICT Innovation
· Offering investment and partnership opportunities.
· Presenting potential markets and developed business models.
Last year edition was a huge success with the participation of -
1500 participants coming from 67 countries, among which there are the Secretary General of ITU, and the Vice Secretary General of the United Nations, 20 ministers in charge of ICT and 22 high level representatives of international organizations
A considerable number of leaders and responsible of telecommunication operators, Internet service providers from African, European, American and Asian countries,
More than 500 presidents and vice presidents of many international noteworthy enterprises such as Cisco, Microsoft, Ericsson, HP, Alcatel-Lucent, Nokia, Siemens, Huawei Technologies, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Intel Corp, Patton Electronics, Thomson, Altran, Nortel, ZTE, Interoute, LG Electronics, Axia Network, Korea Telecom, Saudi Telecom, Qatar Telecom, EITL, Iburst group, Idate, Arthur D. Little...