E-Asia starts on December 2
E-Asia's premier event on Information and Communication Technologies
will start on December 2 at the BMICH Colombo. The event is jointly
organised by the Centre for Science, Development and Media Studies (CSDMS),
India and Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA), Sri
This is the fourth annual E-ASiA conference and exhibition and this
year it is held in Sri Lanka to celebrate the year 2009 as the year of
ICT and English declared by the Government to promote the growth of ICT.
E-Asia 2009, is the annual international Information and
Communication Technologies (ICT) development event started with the
objective of reinforcing technology and knowledge-centric growth and
needs of Asia.
E-Asia 2009 will provide the right opportunity for all stakeholders
in the ICT arena to come closer and share a level-playing field through
active conferencing and networking.
The event will be held for three days and the themes of the
conference are e-Governance, Digital Learning, e-Health, Telecentres and
The conference will consist of a number of plenary and technical
sessions, focused workshops, seminars, discussion round tables and a
full-fledged exhibition, providing excellent opportunity for showcasing
projects, programmes and initiatives of Government and private sector
It will also be a showcase for innovative ICT products, solutions and
applications for various domains covered under the scope of the event.
The speakers will include policy-makers, senior government officials,
industry leaders, international development agencies, civil society,
academia and investors.