EIII project News

European Internet Inclusion Initiative project – September 20 , 2014

First European Internet Inclusion Initiative event announced

The European Internet Inclusion Initiative (EIII) will hold an event on 27-28 October, 2014, to provide a progress update on e-accessibility policies, methods and tools.

The event will be held in conjunction with ICEGOV2014 (the 8th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance) in Guimarães, Portugal. ICEGOV brings together researchers, policy makers, government officials, international civil servants, and business and civil society leaders to share their insights. The conference will explore e-government theory and practice to support public policy and sustainable development goals.

Interested participants are encouraged to contact EIII for a special 2-day registration code to attend this unique event on e-accessibility whereas anyone is welcome to also register for the full 4-day ICEGOV conference.

Press inquiries and EIII participation requests:

Dr Mikael Snaprud, Project Coordinator, +47 918 62 892;
mikael.snaprud@tingtun.no

About EIII

The EIII is co-funded under the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (Grant agreement no: 609667). The consortium consists of a number of partners and associate partners as follows:

Partners

Germany: Evangelische Stiftung Volmarstein (FTB), Iceland: Registers Iceland, Italy: Agenzia per l'Italia Digitale, Netherlands: Cooperatie Kwaliteits Instituut Nederlandse Gemeenten UA, Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, Stichting Accessibility, Norway: Kommunenes Sentralforbund Ans, Seniornett Norge, Tingtun AS, Sweden: DAKA advisory AB.

Associate Partners

Denmark: Agency for Digitisation, Denmark: Looms Consulting, Egypt: Ministry of State for Administrative Development, Norway: Agency for Public Management and eGovernment, Norwegian Association of the Blind and Partially Sighted, Norwegian Labour and Welfare Service, International Webmasters Association.