[Air-L] Early Bird Deadline for M4D2012 approaching

Jakob Svensson Jakob.Svensson at kau.se
Mon Nov 21 21:22:38 PST 2011

Apologies for Cross-Posting

Dear All

(Feel free to circulate this among your networks)

This is to remind you of the approaching deadline for early bird 
registration (December 1st) to the 3rd International Conference on Mobile 
Communication for Development (M4D2012) organized by SERD (The Society for 
Education and Research Development, India) in co-operation with HumanIT 
(Karlstad University, Sweden). Go to the webpage 
http://www.m4d2012.com/Registration.aspx to register already today.

The conference will take place the 28-29th of February at the Mapple Emerald 
Hotel in New Dehli, India 
Among the topics to be addressed in Dehli are:

Mobile Health
Mobile Communication and Political Participation / Political Change
Agriculture, Rural Development and Mobile Communication
Mobile Banking and Mobile Money
Mobile Learning
Mobile Communication and Corruption Fighting / Government Monitoring
Innovative Applications for Mobile Communication
The M4D conference has both a research track and a practioner track and 
hence is a unique opportunity for practitioners, researchers, development 
agencies and NGO workers to convene, discuss and socialize among each other.

We are happy to already today confirm our cooperation with UNCTAD (the UN 
Conference on Trade and Development) that will present their latest report 
at the conference, with NOKIA, who together with HumanIT organizes an Ideas 
Challenge in connection to the conference (will be online December 1st at 
http://www.ideasproject.com/community/en), the WORLD WIDE WEB FOUNDATION 
will organize a pre-conference workshop the 27th of february and SPIDER (the 
Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions) will organize a workshop on 
Mobile Communication for Democracy. We are currently negotiating with 
several other exiting partners so keep an eye on the webpage, 
www.m4d2012.com for updates.

M4D2012 will be one of the most exiting events of 2012, we whish you very 
welcome to New Delhi.

For inquiries contact us at prof.vikaskumar at gmail.com

Dr. Vikas Kumar (Conference Chair)
Dr. Jakob Svensson (Vice Conference Chair)

Jakob Svensson, Ph. D.

Director HumanIT (www.kau.se/en/humanit)
Ass. Prof. in Media and Communication Studies
Karlstad University
65188 Karlstad - Sweden

+ 46 (0) 54  700 1893
jakob.svensson at kau.se

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