2007 IDIA Conference Program


Wednesday 7 November

1. Prof. Don Schauder, Monash University, Australia
Introducing International Development Informatics Association
Presentation (PDF)

2. Dr Jacques Steyn, Monash University, South Africa
The idea behind IDIA

3. Eduardo Villanueva, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
Dreaming of development while living with technology: observations on ICT and promotion of development

4. Jacques Steyn, Monash University, South Africa
ePost: networking remote areas
Presentation (PDF)

5. Theresa Riviera, Xavier University, Philippines
The old and the new media: community communication and citizen participation in a tri -cultural community in Upi, Maguindanao, Philippines

6. Leopoldina Fortunati (University of Udine), Anna Maria Manganelli (University of Padova), Patrick Law (Hong Kong Polytechnic University), Shanhua Yang (Peking University, Beijing)
Practices of mobile phone use in Beijing
Presentation (PDF)

7. Tom Denison, Dharmalingam Arunachalam, Graeme Johanson and Russell Smyth
The Chinese Community in Prato
Presentation (PDF)

8. Bin Wu (School of Contemporary Chinese Studies, University of Nottingham), Valter Zanin (Dept Sociology, University of Padua, Italy)
Globalisation, International Migration and Wenzhou's development
Presentation (PDF)

9. Melih Kirlidog, Marmara University, Turkey
Developing Information Systems and their HCIs for major disasters
Presentation (PDF)

10. Jan Meyer, Monash University, South Africa
e-Governance in South Africa: making the populace aware. An Eastern Cape perspective
Presentation (PDF)

11. Panel Discussion
The challenges for Development Informatrics in developing regionsSummary (PDF)