Telecommunications: Ubiquity And Equity In A Broadband Environment will be held on August 26-28, 2010. Wellington, New Zealand. Co-Chaired by Stanford Levin, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Bronwyn Howell, Victoria University of Wellington & ISCR
The deployment of increasingly faster and more capable broadband technologies around the world poses significant questions for telecommunications firms, regulators and policy-makers.
Where will these new technologies and the applications they support be made available, what forms will they take, who will provide them and how will they be regulated?
The Oxford Internet Institute, the Policy Studies Organisation and Berkeley Electronic Press invites you to contribute to the first peer-reviewed journal investigating the implications of the internet for public policy.
Policy & Internet invites papers reporting world class research and scholarship on any aspect of the relationship between the Internet and public policy. The journal is fully multi-disciplinary in scope. Topics will range across policy sectors and regions of the world, including generalised, sectoral or country-specific policy effects.
For submissions please click HERE
Further details can be found HERE
Unpublished, original empirical papers are invited for the forthcoming international workshop on ICTs and Development:
The workshop aims to provide a forum for scholars to share their empirical research with academic experts, policymakers, and activists from the regional and international development community.
Papers should examine how mobile phones, computers, and the Internet influence the empowerment of marginal individuals and communities, including whether ICTs create and enhance livelihood opportunities for people in the developing world.
Papers should be in the range of 5,000-8,000 words (including abstract and bibliography) and should include a clear discussion of the implications of the findings for development policy and/or practice.
No more than twelve papers will be selected by the workshop organizers for presentation. The first author of each paper chosen will be given air fare and lodging/meals.