Digital Regions: Public Private Strategies for IT-Cluster Development

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Mon, 04/03/2006 - 21:58.
05/01/2006 - 09:00
05/01/2006 - 18:00

IT Industry Clusters In the global knowledge economy, developed and developing regions worldwide are being challenged, as never before, to strengthen and sustain their economies by stimulating innovation, entrepreneurship and cluster development. Many regions focus on information technology as a key enabler in this endeavour. This seminar will present informative case examples, from Asia, Latin America, the EU and the US, of successful and challenged Public-Private Strategies for Cluster Development in the Global Knowledge Economy.
World Congress on Information Technology

!!! WCIT2006 participation now US$ 695 for participants in the Seminar !!!

The Digital Regions Seminar will take place in the context of the World Congress on Information Technology, the premier Information Technology forum. Seminar participants are invited to register for WCIT2006 and are offered an exclusive discount as well as discounts on preferential hotel accomodations. The WCIT registration fee for Digital Regions Seminar participants is US$ 695 in stead of the regular fee of $ 895. For more information about the WCIT2006, see the brochure or

Date: 1 and 2 May 2006
Thompson Conference Center
The University of Texas at Austin
2405 Robert Dedman Drive
Austin, TX 78712

Austin, Texas is internationally known for its accelerated technology based economic development from 1985 to 2006, based on exceptional academic-business-government collaboration. The region has managed to consistently outperform national growth levels and has been listed as a top region for entrepreneurship (Fortune Magazine), business development (Forbes Magazine) and was rated the top of the Richard Florida index of creative cities.

Day One: Learning from the Austin Experience

  • Overview of Austins accelerated technology development
  • Key examples of current and future oriented strategies of Austin and Texas

Day Two: Expanding Digital Regions in a Flat World

  • IT-cluster development in the global knowledge economy
  • Examining world-class examples from Asia, Europe and America

Registration for the Seminar

Registrations for this event are handled by Science Alliance. Click here to register directly online.

Alternatively, print the registration form and return it completed to:

Science Alliance
Ms. Helian Ophorst
Koninginnegracht 22
2514 AB The Hague
The Netherlands

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Thompson Conference Center
2405 Robert Dedman Drive
Austin, TX
United States