Feeds

Outsourcing and the digital divide at CTF 2005

And you can win tickets

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Security for virtualized datacentres

Reader offer The Commonwealth Technology Forum 2005 will be held in London in early July, just after the conclusion of the G8 Summit in Gleneagles.

The Forum will see many of the big names in technology, from government, academia and industry come together to consider issues of IT outsourcing, technology innovation in Europe and how ICT (Information and Communications Technologies) can help in the developing world.

There will be a presentation from the Secretariat Chair of the Commission for Africa, followed by a panel debate on the question "Is Africa the new India". Also, the editorial director of The Times Online will conduct a live interview with Microsoft UK's CEO Alistair Baker, and our own Drew Cullen will be chairing the debate on "India/China and global services".

The content of discussions and presentations at the meeting, particularly those considering the question of the digital divide between developed and developing nations, will be used to form part of a report for the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in November 2005.

The conference takes place on the 11th and 12th of July at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington. You can have a look at the agenda, list of speakers and so on here.

The first 20 readers to send a message to this email address will get free passes to the conference worth £495. The next 20 will be offered half-price tickets. ®

Related stories

More outsourcing = more unhappiness
Indian outsourcing revenues skyrocket
IBM and Red Hat to teach Uni students how not to get offshored

Security for virtualized datacentres

More from The Register

next story
Phones 4u slips into administration after EE cuts ties with Brit mobe retailer
More than 5,500 jobs could be axed if rescue mission fails
JINGS! Microsoft Bing called Scots indyref RIGHT!
Redmond sporran metrics get one in the ten ring
Driving with an Apple Watch could land you with a £100 FINE
Bad news for tech-addicted fanbois behind the wheel
Murdoch to Europe: Inflict MORE PAIN on Google, please
'Platform for piracy' must be punished, or it'll kill us in FIVE YEARS
Phones 4u website DIES as wounded mobe retailer struggles to stay above water
Founder blames 'ruthless network partners' for implosion
Sony says year's losses will be FOUR TIMES DEEPER than thought
Losses of more than $2 BILLION loom over troubled Japanese corp
Radio hams can encrypt, in emergencies, says Ofcom
Consultation promises new spectrum and hints at relaxed licence conditions
Why Oracle CEO Larry Ellison had to go ... Except he hasn't
Silicon Valley's veteran seadog in piratical Putin impression
Big Content Australia just blew a big hole in its credibility
AHEDA's research on average content prices did not expose methodology, so appears less than rigourous
prev story

Whitepapers

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops
Balancing user privacy and privileged access, in accordance with compliance frameworks and legislation. Evaluating any potential remote control choice.
WIN a very cool portable ZX Spectrum
Win a one-off portable Spectrum built by legendary hardware hacker Ben Heck
Storage capacity and performance optimization at Mizuno USA
Mizuno USA turn to Tegile storage technology to solve both their SAN and backup issues.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
The next step in data security
With recent increased privacy concerns and computers becoming more powerful, the chance of hackers being able to crack smaller-sized RSA keys increases.