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Global Forum / Shaping the Future

February 2023 – The United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) initiative has published a report on Blockchain for smart sustainable cities.
Interested experts are also welcome to join the U4SSC initiative and share their expertise. Additional information can be found here United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC)

October 19, 2022 – Global Forum and Water & Humanity Press Release Global Forum and Water & Humanity 

October 18, 2022 – Global Forum and Water & Humanity AI Ethics – A Call For Action at a Global Level

June 15, 2022 – Webinar VII on “Local Democracy“; “Digital Accessibility & Assistive Technologies; Future of Digital Identity

March 16, 2022 – Webinar VI on “Digitalization in Energy / Water Transition” & “Circular Economy
Report of Webinar VI

December 8, 2021 – Webinar V on  “Ethics & AI” & “Digital Transformation in Times of COVID-19”

News – Please do not hesitate to visit an initiative designed to capture important aspects of your and your household’s behaviour and attitudes to food during this time of pandemic.

September 22, 2021 – Webinar IV on Health for All – addressing preventative measures and medical interventions adopting  new technologies / Education and Learning – exploring novel ways in making use of Digital Solutions – Report of Webinar IV

June 30, & July 1, 2021 – Information on upcoming Digital Planet For Sustainability Conference conference :

June 9, 2021 – Webinar III on Industry 4.0 / Sustainable Smart, Cognitive Cities, Regions & Communities and Tech for Good

April 7, 2021 – Webinar II on COVID-19 Pandemic as a Science and Technology Accelerator & Disruptive Digital Technologies, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, 5G, Blockchain – Report of Webinar II

March 2021 – Insights of GSMA Covid-19 Big Data Analytics Paper

March 3, 2021 – Webinar I on Challenges of Wireless and Wireline Infrastructures and Regulatory, Policy, Governance Frameworks in a Complex World – Report of Webinar I

October 16, 2020 – The first Steering Committee Meeting of the Global Forum 2021 was held via three international Zoom webinars taking into account the different time zones Asia, Europe and Africa, and the USA and Canada. See the report.

October 10, 2020 – Article on LEAD Digest: Shaping the Future – The Sylviane Way

September 17, 2020 – Video Interview of Dr. Sylviane Toporkoff, President Global Forum/Shaping the future by Dr. Sherif Aziz on LEAD Digest: Global Forum – Shaping the Future

September 15, 2020 – Global Forum 2019 Report & Focus by Robert Deller   
Following the Global Forum 2019 in Angers, Robert Deller, Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland Global Campus in USA, one of our esteemed steering committee members, prepared an interesting & insightful article providing an analysis of perspectives presented by developers and executives responsible for supporting individuals, societies and governments related to processing information as service to citizens. Available Citizen Centric Focus for Innovative Information Technology


Other Activities & News

January 27, 2021 – ICTC (Information and Communications Technology Council, Canada) Policy Contribution to the Davos (World Economic Forum) 2021 discussion: Shaping the Next Normal

November 22, 2020 – Report on “Oman E-Government Development Index” and “Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) 2018” from ITU as well as the suggested by Samia Melhem, Global Lead, Digital Development Community of Practice, World Bank Group, This report demonstrates Oman’s interest and place in Digital & cybersecurity.

November 18, 2020 – Report on “Sustainable Development & Intellectual Property, Access to technologies in developing countries   from INPI – French Industrial Property Office suggested & written by Joël Ruet, CNRS Researcher, Paris-North Economic Center, associated with the Management Research Center of Ecole Polytechnique; Chairman, TheBridgeTank, France. This document illustrates that the South doesn’t lack access to green technology IP -greentech IP but lacks knowhow and that IT communities cans spread the know how.

2020 – An ICTC (Information and Communications Technology Council, Canada) Whitepaper on Economic Resiliency in The Face of Adversity 

April 18, 2019 – Résumé séminaire “Menace Cyber: Êtes-vous vraiment prêts?”, à Hôtel de ville d’Issy-les-Moulineaux