As you are aware, a NASSCOM delegation is visiting Japan from 13th - 15th June 2011. We would also like to inform you that Mr. Som Mittal, President - NASSCOM, would be delivering a Keynote Speech titled “Revitalizing Japan - Partnering with India for transformation and globalization" at the Global ICT Summit on 14th June 2011 from 14:55 - 15:25 hrs. The key speakers at the event include KDDI Corporation, Fujitsu Limited, NEC Corporation, NTT Communications and Sony.
Global ICT Summit 2011 - “ICT for Empowering People's Ties in Rebuilding Japan”
“Global ICT Summit 2011 (GIS2011)”is hosted by NIKKEI Inc. and supported by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC).
Dates: 13th & 14th June 2011
Venue: NIKKEI Hall (Ohtemachi, Tokyo, Japan)
Participation fee: Free (pre-registration required) (Registration Deadline – June 1 at 17:00 JST)
The main subject of the meeting is “ICT for Empowering People's Ties in Rebuilding Japan” to deal with how Japan can rebuild social infrastructure including electric power supply system, and ICT infrastructure to unite people, after the great earthquake inflicting devastating damage on eastern Japan last March. While suffering the damage, people have become aware that social media, such as Twitter and Facebook, were playing key roles in supplying many kinds of information on the earthquake, and significance of communication among suffering people in the disaster area is emphasized than ever. The people are now placing great expectations on ICT as social infrastructure bringing in human linkage, while they are anxious for rebuilding of physical infrastructure such as roads electric supply, and railways. The present Summit is intended to discuss roles to be played by ICT and policies to be sought hereafter and the like, based on lessons and reflections from the disaster in toto, by inviting executive managers of ICT relevant companies and policy makers from both inside and outside Japan.
For further details, please refer to http://www.ict-summit.jp/2011/en/program.html. Incase you are interested in participating, please click on http://www.ict-summit.jp/2011/en/registration.html.
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