MISTICA: Fwd: Community Networking Conference 2002

From: Daniel Pimienta (
Date: Tue Oct 16 2001 - 10:04:01 AST

>From: Larry Stillman <>
>Mailing-List: list;
>Subject: [Globalcn2000] Community Networking Conference 2002
>Dear Colleague: Please forward to relevant lists and excuse cross-posting.
>Monash University, Caulfield Campus, Melbourne: 3, 4, 5 July, 2002
>Expressions of interest for workshops, papers and presentations are sought
>for the Conference. We invite proposals for reports and presentations
>(refereed and non-refereed) about current initiatives that respond to the
>main themes of the conference:
> Community Building
> Knowledge Economy/Knowledge Community
> Digital Divide/Income Divide
>The Advisory Committee is particularly interested in papers and workshops
>that address the following areas:
>Electronic networks in indigenous communities; Electronic networks for
>women, community groups; Electronic networks for local communities;
>Participation - promoting e-democracy in its broadest sense; Engaging the
>non-user; Employability and personal fulfilment; Building business and
>learning communities through partnerships using ICT; Technical - practice
>and skills for the community and non-profit sector; Social inclusion in
>the knowledge economy; Theoretical perspectives on electronic community
>networking and social capital.
>Please see the conference website, for details about how
>to submit an abstract or expression of interest for refereed and
>non-refereed tracks. Abstracts should be submitted by 1 December 200, and
>earlier if possible.
>The aims of the conference are:
> To energise practitioners, policy makers, academics and business people
>working in the field of community networking using information and
>communication technology (ICT).
> To engage delegates in issues of community networking and increase
>understanding in how community networking principles can contribute
>significantly to community building.
>Previous conferences have been a feature of the electronic community
>networking landscape in Australia since 1996, and participants have attended
>from all states, the Pacific, and other countries. This conference is part
>of a global trail of events associated with the Global Community Networking
>Alliance ( The Conference is being organised by the
>Centre for Community Networking Research (CCNR) , Monash University,
>Members of the Advisory Committee include:
>Gary Hardy, Centre for Community Networking Research, Larry Stillman,
>Centre for Community Networking Research; Craig Anderson, VICLINK
>(Victorian Public Libraries' Network); Tony Hill, Internet Society of
>Australia, ISOC-AU; Patrick Moriarty,; Inez van
>Polanen, Womens' Information and Referral Exchange; Mark Samuel-King,
>Knowledge Collaboration; Claire Shearman, Communities Online (UK), Global
>Community Networking; Leone Wheeler, Community Services / Regional
>Partnerships, RMIT University; Ken Young; Derek Whitehead, Library and
>Information Services, Swinburne University
>Larry Stillman & Gary Hardy
>Centre for Community Networking Research, Monash University,
>PO Box 197 Caulfield East, Victoria, 3145
>Registration, and industry display inquires to Mediawise
>Larry Stillman
>Accessibility and Evaluation Unit VICNET
>& Centre for Community Networking Research, Monash University

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