08.12.2003 -

WSIS Week in Geneva Starts With Science Conference

Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee is expected to participate today in Geneva at the conference "The Role of Science in the Information Society" (RSIS) that the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) organizes today and tomorrow together with the International Council for Science, the Third World Academy of Sciences, and UNESCO.

RSIS, organized as one of the many events of the World Summit on the Information Society, will review the prospects that present developments in science and technology offer for the future of the Information Society, especially in education, environment, health, and economic development.

 

The event will bring together scientists, policy makers and stakeholders from around the world to develop a vision for how information and communication technologies can be applied for the greater benefit of all.




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