Wednesday, May 21, 2008

[ News, Nation, May 15 2007] Ministers, CEOs, int'l figures to discuss future of Internet in Seoul

A number of the world's leading figures in the Internet and telecommunication industry will gather in Seoul next month to share their views before more than 40 ministers from industrialized countries about how the Internet should and will change the world.

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Ministerial Meeting on the Future of the Internet Economy is to be held at the COEX exhibition complex in southern Seoul on June 17-18. Forty-two ministers from 37 countries and 41 influential figures from business and academic sectors will attend.

Leaders and representatives of 14 international organizations, including OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria, who will chair the event, and Secretary General of International Telecommunication Union Hamadoun Toure will also be among the participants.

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