Global Forum 2001

Speaches / Discours Oct 18, 9h00-9h45 WELCOME SPEECH / DISCOURS DE BIENVENUE

  • Councillor Mary Carr, Lord Mayor of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • Rt. Hon.Gordon Brown MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, UK
  • Councillor David Wood, Newcastle City Council, UK
  • Dr. Sylviane Toporkoff, President Global Forum, France

Different vision on shaping the future to expand the Global e-Society

The Dynamics of the e-Marketplace in the 21st Century

Oct 18, 14h30-18h00-PANEL 2 Industry Regulation and Competition Issues in the e-Economy

Oct 19, 8h30-9h00 : Opening session

Oct 19, 09h45-13h30- PANEL 3 Virtual Services in the Information Society

  • Giorgio Prister, Manager of Local Government Market Segment, Global Government Industry, IBM, EMEA

The New Business Models

  • Frédéric Tatout, Ministère de l’Economie, des Finances et de l’Industrie, France
  • David Ankri, Development Manager, Smart Is Marketing, France
    Virtual Services in the Information Society
  • Roger Watson, Head of e-Business Strategy and Planning, BT Ignite, UK
    New e-Business Models
  • Jonni Murphy, Director, Leighton, UK
  • Andy Kyte, Vice President & Research Director, Gartner

Addressing User Needs

Knowledge Management : A Strategic Tool for the Information Society

Oct 19, 14h30-18h15 – PANEL 4 e-Society Applications for Citizens

Innovative Applications : Best Practices and Usages

The Dimensions of the Digital Divide


  • John Littleton, Head of IT, Newcastle City Council, UK
  • Tom Cosh, Head of Economic Development, Newcastle City Council, UK
  • Sébastien Lévy, Partner, Items International, France
    Councillor David Wood, Newcastle City Council, UK