PRsouth8/ CPRafrica 2013
Innovation & Entrepreneurship in ICT: Changing Asia / Africa
5-7 September 2013, Mysore, India
Organized by LIRNEasia, Research ICT Africa, and the Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Supported by the International Development Research Centre, Canada (IDRC) and the Department for International Development, UK (DFID)
Communication Policy Research: south (CPRsouth) intends to build human capacity in the South by reinforcing and developing the knowledge, skills, and commitment of ICT policy and regulation scholars in the region or with substantial interest in the region. The overall objective is to create policy intellectuals capable of informed and effective intervention in ICT policy and regulatory processes in specific country contexts.
CPRsouth8/ CPRafrica 2013 provides a forum for policy-engaged scholars to meet face-to-face to exchange ideas, network and improve the quality of their scholarly work. It fosters the next generation of active scholars and in-situ experts capable of contributing to good ICT-related policy and regulation in the region.
The conference will be hosted at the Infosys Campus Mysore India. The state-of-the-art Campus has been set up and is managed by the Indian global technology services company, Infosys, for the purpose of training its staff and recruits. The Infosys Bangalore and Mysore campuses inspired Thomas Friedman to write the international bestseller The world is flat.