The Wealth of Networks: Digital Economies and the Next-generation Internet
Bringing together researchers, industry and the UK community to explore the future of the Digital Economy in the UK.
You are invited to help shape the future of the Internet
9.30am-5pm, 24th March, 2009
The Congress Centre, London
Participating Institutions: Imperial College London, Oxford University, University of Southampton
Sponsor: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
The EPSRC-funded Digital Economies Research Cluster, "Opportunities and Challenges in the Digital Economy: an Agenda for the Next-Generation Internet" announces an open forum to shape the direction of research into the digital economy in the UK. This will be a national event which will bring together leaders in research and industry from across the UK in conversation with the general public. We welcome a broad range of views from everyone interested in the future of the Internet and the digital economy.
The keynote address will be given by Prof. John Domingue (Open University), Deputy Director of the Knowledge Media Institute.
The forum continues a discussion begun at the first Wealth of Networks meeting in July. It will feature open panel discussions with cluster researchers and industry leaders.
Topics will include:
- Next-generation Healthcare
- Digital Entrepreneurship
- The Mobile Economy
- Trust, Data and Security
- e-Society and the future of social networks
These discussions will contribute to setting the national funding council priorities for
Attendance is free, but pre-registration is required.
When & Where
ECS, University of Southampton
The School of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton is the UK’s leading academic department integrating computer science, electronics, and electrical engineering. With over 500 researchers in the School, ECS has unrivalled depth and breadth of expertise in world-leading research, new developments and their applications.