After the recent IFIP Workshop TC9 WG 9.2 in Barcelona (3rd and 4th of March 2016 on « Where is digital technology taking us ? Who is in charge ? »

some outcomes

After the recent IFIP Workshop TC9 WG 9.2 in Barcelona (3rd and 4th of March 2016 on

                 «  Where is digital technology taking us ? Who is in charge ? »

From Raymond Morel
as participant
18th of March 2016

First draft for a contribution to :
•    The WSIS Forum’2016 ⇒ «  IFIP Workshop on Digital Equity  » during the week 2nd to 6th of May 2016 in Geneva http://www.ict-21.ch/l4d/pg/file/read/888098/towards-wsis-forum-2016-results-of-the-open-consultation-process-on-the-26th-of-february
•    Abstract of a contribution for a symposia Digital Equity  inside « SaITE IFIP TC3 working conference » in Guimaraes (6th to 8th of July 2016) http://www.ict-21.ch/l4d/pg/file/read/886445/saite-2016-ifip-tc3-joint-conference-stakeholders-and-information-technology-in-education-6th-to-8th-july-2016-guimaraes-portugal-new-call-for-symposia
•    Abstract of a contribution for a symposia Digital Equity  inside « IFIP WITFOR » in San Jose – Costa Rica (12th to 14th of September 2016) http://www.ict-21.ch/l4d/pg/file/read/886552/witfor-2016-world-information-technology-forum-ict-for-promoting-human-development-and-protecting-the-environment-call-for-papers-and-demonstrations-costarica-1214-september-2016
•    Observation : the process should continue in 2017 with WSIS Forum in May, IFIP WCCE in Dublin and at some other activities from IFIP sides and with other international stakeholders as well (e.g. Unesco,…)

Prolegomenon

Digital Equity is defined here as Digital Divide + Non e-Participation (some people mean also e-exclusion or more positively e-inclusion)

At the IFIP Workshop TC9 WG 9.2 in Barcelona (3rd and 4th of March 2016 on

«  Where is digital technology taking us ? Who is in charge ? » (have a look on the programme at the following link),http://www.ict-21.ch/l4d/pg/file/read/888194/workshop-tc9-wg-92-barcelona-on-the-3rd-and-4th-of-march-on-where-is-digital-technology-taking-us-who-is-in-charge-

 

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You find among all the activities which have potential outcomes of this workshop, regarding the WSIS process during the next decade, the following project
« Fondamental prerequisites to put in action inclusive, sustainable and equitable for  Information Societies » introduce a feaasible and effective way to get into the problematics rised by the WSIS Action Lines x SDG matrix http://www.ict-21.ch/l4d/pg/file/read/883880/wsis-x-sdg-sustainable-development-goals-matrix-document

 

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http://www.ict-21.ch/l4d/pg/file/read/883880/wsis-x-sdg-sustainable-development-goals-matrix-document
With the project
                     « Fondamental prerequisites to put in action inclusive, sustainable

                                         and equitable for  Information Societies »
we introduce a feaasible and effective way to get into the problematics rised by the WSIS Action Lines x SDG matrix.

Effectively the above matrix is too rich and complex with plenty  of dependant componants and we propose to keep in a first step (may be during the next 2 or 3 years) the key components with few but very importnat criteria. With this assumption we propose a simplify matrix to elaborate simple but concrete measures to bootstrap really the information SociatieS

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In each cell of this matrix we will elaborate concrete actions to promote a good start of information societieS with different contexts, environmments, institutions, status of IT developpement, etc and using different ways and methodology fitting with various countries and their diversities. The same thing with technologies (slow tech, clouds,…) fiitting with  diverse levels of enrolement / strategies in mater of IT integration for usge in the societieS.
The planned workshops will be as highly interactive as possible (not a sequence of  lectures with one question at the end), with looking on concrete proposals and recommandations to push the stakeholders to act and measure the progresses on an annually base.

About Raymond Morel (2239 Articles)
Raymond Morel is a member of the Board of Directors at SI and is President of Social-IN3, a cooperative of a researchers’ convinced of the need to address new challenges of today's Information Age, which is slowly and surely modify the entire society.

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