The Information Society: New Horizons for Science

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Civil society entities

Information about the project
The Information Society: New Horizons for Science
CODATA 2004 was the first major international conference designed specifically to address all facets of how the Information Society is creating new and unprecedented horizons for science. The conference addressed issues such as preserving cultural data as our heritage, the future of the Internet and science, scientific discovery and data preservation, how data access impacts on health issues, scientific data and its role in disaster management, bridging the scientific digital divide, and scientific data and society.
International implementation
Completed from 07/11/04 to 10/11/04

WSIS information
* Access to information and knowledge
* Capacity building
* Building confidence and security in use of ICTs
* Enabling environment
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
  • WSIS Thematic Meeting
  • Conference
  • Publication
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No