Dissemination event and Tutorials in Singapore: 21-22 June 2010

A dissemination event co-organised by LIRNEasia and the National University of Singapore (NUS) will be held on 22 June 2010 in Singapore. The event will feature research findings from LIRNEasia’s project “Mobile 2.0”.

A one day tutorial session will be held prior to the dissemination event on 21 June 2010.

If you would like to attend either one or both events, please download and fill out the application form given below and e-mail it to info@cprsouth.org. Preliminary agendas for the two events are given below.

Adjusted per diem allowance will be given to those who attend the event(s).

Application form

Agenda for the dissemination event

Agenda for the Tutorials

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Possible collaboration between IIT-Madras and NUS

Stemming from networking and discussions held during the recently concluded CPRsouth4 conference, possibilities of a double PhD in Engineering and Social Sciences between Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) and National University of Singapore (NUS) are being explored. The discussion is spear headed by Prof. Ashok Jhunjhunwala and Dr. Aarti Kawlra of the Department Electrical Engineering at IIT-M and Prof. Millie Rivera, the chair of the Communications and New Media Programme at NUS.

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Best Paper and Runner Up of CPRsouth4

Christoph Stork of Research ICT Africa won the best paper competiton while Nirmali Sivapragasam of LIRNEasia was placed runner up at the CPRsouth4 conference held in Negombo, Sri Lanka.

Christoph’s paper reviews the latest developments and trends for interconnection rates and shows how interconnection benchmarking can be used to set termination rates using the case of Namibia.

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CPRsouth4: SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER: Deadline Extended

LIRNEasia, is organizing the fourth CPRsouth conference, in Negombo, Sri Lanka from 7-8 December 2009.

The conference aims to provide a forum for senior, junior and mid-career scholars to meet face-to-face and exchange ideas, establish networking opportunities and improve the quality of their scholarly work, in order to facilitate the long-term objective of fostering the next generation of active scholars and in-situ experts capable of contributing to ICT policy and regulatory reform in the region.

Please check the Call for Abstracts and Call for Young Scholar Applications to see how you may participate in this event.

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