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Xinnovations – Forum for Internet, politics and Innovation

04 June 2012
For their 10th anniversary, the Xinnovations are inviting experts form all over the world in order to discuss the interplay between the Internet, society and innovation from September 10th until September 12th 2012. The event is organised in co-operation with the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG).
Within the essential thematic blocks “Corporate Semantik Web”, “Internet enabled Innovation” and “Innovation Society and Politics” researchers, entrepreneurs, politicans, developer of innovative information technologies and their user come together in order discuss about chances and disadvantages within this field and think ahead about these.
The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society is especially involved in the organisation of the thematic field “Internet enabled Innovation” on September 11, 2012 which will open up with a keynote by Professor Thomas Schildhauer. Within the sessions “Perspective Science & Development” “Perspective Society” and “Perspective Economics”, three speakers will open each discussion with a short impulse lecture.
You can find a preview of the programme here. 

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Martin Pleiss

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