Saturday, March 13, 2010

ICT Asia 2010 (Keio University, Tokyo, Japan)

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7th ICT Asia regional seminar, ICT Asia program
March 15 and 16, 2010
Keio University, Mita campus, Tokyo, Japan


Taking into account the dynamism of the ICT sector in Asia, a regional program for education
and fundamental and applied research in ICT has been set up through the scientific network
of the French cooperation in this region, along with research bodies and higher education

The ICT-Asia program of the French Ministries of Foreign and European Affairs
and of Higher Education and Research was launched in November 2003 in Bangkok at the
first regional seminar held at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), which was attended by
more than 70 representatives from France and a dozen countries in the region.

Organized by the Embassy of France in Tokyo and the French Regional Delegation for
Co-operation in South-East Asia, the 7th Regional Conference in the framework of the
ICT-Asia Scheme will be held at the Keio University in Tokyo - Japan, on March 15 &
16, 2010.

This symposium will give the opportunity, inter alia, to follow up on the 5 projects selected
under the fifth call for proposals in 2008 (you are kindly advised to read their descriptions
online at: and discuss new avenues for cooperation between France and Asia. It will include a presentation of the scheme, thematic
sessions of scientific presentations and a discussion of the terms of the next call for
proposals. Furthermore, Professor Jun Murai of Keio University, known as "the father of
Japan's Internet" has kindly agreed to host the conference.

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