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IST 99 - Information Society Technologies Conference and Exhibition

IST 99, the EU's annual conference and exhibition on Information Society Technologies, will be held in Helsinki, Finland, from 22 to 24 November 1999. The conference theme for 1999 is Exploring the Information Society. Special attention will be given to Central and Eastern Eur...

22 November 1999 - 22 November 1999
Finland

IST 99, the EU's annual conference and exhibition on Information Society Technologies, will be held in Helsinki, Finland, from 22 to 24 November 1999. The conference theme for 1999 is Exploring the Information Society. Special attention will be given to Central and Eastern European countries.

The IST 99 conference will cover the themes of the Information Society Technologies Programme, one of the thematic programmes in the Fifth RTD Framework Programme. The results from ACTS, Esprit and Telematics Applications, programmes under the Fourth Framework Programme, will be presented. And Central and Eastern European countries will have the opportunity to present their IT expertise to potential EU partners.

The exhibition will present leading-edge technologies and products from the Framework programmes and will include a showroom presenting Finnish IT expertise. Central and Eastern European countries will have a special pavilion.

The event will also include the presentation of the European IT Prize awarded for Europe's most novel IT products. The Investment Forum will provide the opportunity for Europe's leading companies to present themselves to financial and industrial investors and intermediaries.

Details of the conference programme will posted as soon as they become available.
For more information please contact:

Tekes
P.O.Box 69
FIN-00101 Helsinki
Tel. +358-10-52151; Fax +358-10-5215908

or

European Commission
IST 99 Conference Secretariat
Fax +32-2-2968388
E-mail: ist99@cec.be