Nepal IT Conference 2001 / Information & Call for papers

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      From: 	"Gaurab Raj Upadhaya" <gaurab at lahai dot com> 
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      Date: 	Sat, 16 Dec 2000 09:26:43 +0530 
      Subject: 	Nepal IT Conference 2001 / Information & Call for papers 
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      Nepal IT Conference : "IT Revolution: A millennium Opportunity"
      CAN Info Tech 2001 offers a dynamic, full-fledge two days IT 
      Conference @ the foot hills of the Himalayas at the dawn of the 
      new millennium. The Conference aims to forum for discussions to 
      scholars, professionals, business from Nepal, SAARC and outside 
      region. The mega event CAN Info-tech 2001 is expected more to 
      attract than 100,000 visitiors from all over Nepal and neighbouring
      The conference also offers to discuss practical aspects of IT which
      will allow the participants mutual learning as well as an opportunity
      to explore new horizons and  perspective for developing nations.
      Besides, it provides a common forum for sharing success sotries while
      using IT in consolidating development efforts. Countries like Nepal
      can learn for use IT to provide better health services or education to
      poor and rural people, and increase agriculture productivity. 
      The conference will be divided into six sessions devoted to different
      topics. Country papers will be presented in the opening plenary,
      expected to attended by distinguished professionals from the region.
      Experiences from countries around the world, are expected during
      ongoing sessions. Please find the program below.
      The Highlights
      The conference has many powerful agendas that will update you 
      with the latest information and events related with IT and its 
      -	There will be over 6 directional keynotes by renowned 
      visionaries and apostles of teh IT industry.
      -	Major IT focused tracks will cover the entire spectrum of the IT
      -	There will be over 6 sessions in two days that will address a 
      gamut of technology, business and application issues.
      -	Above all, an in-depth panel discussion that will provide a 
      perspective to suit Nepalese demand.
      Conference Program
      The conference theme has been titled "IT Revolution: A millennium
      opportunity." Six sessions including opening and closing plenary will
      run marathon for two days.
      Categories and Topic Areas
      - Opening Plenary 
       IT in developing Countries : The SAARC Experience
      Country paper from SAARC countries.
      - First Session
      IT for Better quality of Life
      * E-Governance	* E-Commerce	*  Distance Learning	* Tele-
      - Second Session
      Breaking the ICE (Information, Communication & Entertainment) 
      * WAP	* Mobile Computing 	* New Media	* Broadband	* 
      Internet Radio
      - Third Session
      Information Technology Human Resources
      * IT Education	* IT Training	* Virtual (Open) University
      - Fourth Session
      IT Enabled Services
      * Medical Transcription      * Call Center	* GIS Data 
      Conversion	*
      Software exprots
      Closing Plenary
      IT Investment opportunities in Nepal
      Call For Papers:
      Papers are invited on above mentioned topics by 31st December 
      Conference Registration
      Ways to Register
      By E-mail: conference at caninfo dot org 
      By Mail: 	CAN, GPO BOX 4982, Kathamndu, Nepal. Fax. +977 1 
      424043 Tel. +977 1 432700
      Registration Fees (For two days conference)
      Foreign Delegate:	US$ 150.00
      SAARC Delegate:	US$ 75.00
      Nepali Delegate:	NRs 2500.00
      Nepali Students:	NRs 1500.00
      Group Discounts:
      Three or more delegates from the same organization registering at the
      same time will receive a 10% discounts.
      Member of professional CAN related associations are entitled to an
      additional 10% discount. Please mark the name of the association on
      the registration form.
      Open to All.
      More information available from 
      e-mail: basanta at icimod dot org dot np
      URL: and
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