ICT in South Asia: Prospects and Potentials
Date: 04, July, 2012
Time: 10:30 am
Venue: Faculty Lounge, LUMS
LUMS Initiative on Internet and Society will host a roundtable discussion on ICT in South Asia with Dr. Rohan Samarajiva, Sriganesh Lokanathan and LUMS Vice Chancellor Dr Adil Najam, on July 4, 2012.
Rohan Samarajiva is founding Chair and CEO of LIRNEasia, which is a think tank active across 12 emerging Asian economies and deals with ICT policy and its regulation. He is also assisting the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications in Bangladesh as policy advisor.
Sriganesh Lokanathan is Senior Research Manager at LIRNEasia. He is currently managing research on the nexus between ICTs and agricultural markets.
The goal of the LUMS’ Initiative on Internet and Society is to explore the development of cyberspace in Pakistan, to facilitate its study, to better understand its relationships to business, technological, economic, social, legal and other dimensions of Pakistani society, and to undertake projects that encourage better utilisation of cyberspace for Pakistan’s development.
This is an open event and interested individuals, including IT industry representatives, bloggers, faculty, students and stakeholders from business, law, civil society and media are invited to attend.
To attend the event, please email:
Miss Kiran Nazish
LUMS Initiative on Internet and Society