Digital for Good Conversation – Mei Lin Fung x Hamilton Mann

About the webcast,  The webcast series is the opportunity to welcome diverse viewpoints from Entrepreneurs, Academics, Corporate Executives, Public Officials, Volunteers, on how Digital can help the world to be a better place, The webcast session is recorded via Zoom, There will be only the two of us online during the session – no live Read More

Decade & Digital Inclusion: How do we define broadband?

With nearly half the world unconnected and $42B in broadband infrastructure funding going out to states in the US right now, digital equity is center stage in the journey to bring opportunity to everyone. The Decade of Digital Inclusion brings together technologists, policymakers and digital inclusion advocates to create collaborations to bridge the digital divide. Read More

Design Thinking ImpAct Conference

There are only a couple of weeks to go until the Design Thinking community gathers at the Design Thinking ImpAct Conference, which will take place on-site in Potsdam and online on September 15th and 16th, 2022. Join us to review the highlights of the last 15 years of Design Thinking activities at Hasso Plattner Institute and discuss how we can further shape Read More

Mei Lin on Community Climate Clubs at Planet Positive

Photo: Afternoon tea before Planet Positive (left to right): Stephen Ozoigbo, Benedikt Signer, Julia Pope, Tamara Singh, Navroop Sadhev, Mei Lin Fung, Ross Casley, and Usha Jagannathan. Mei Lin spoke at the first Planet Positive meeting at Stanford University on how the Community Climate Clubs can shape the future of humanity and the planet. For Read More

UNGIS Side Event

A side event organized by the United Nations Group on the Information Society (UNGIS) and the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) is scheduled for July 7th, 2022. This session will focus on how Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and WSIS Action Lines may accelerate Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and learn from COVID-19 in order to Read More

WSIS TalkX: Program and Guidelines

Networking Cocktail Party: Meet to Discuss Outcomes of WSIS TalkX and WSIS Forum The WSIS TalkX were launched during the WSIS Forum 2019 and has continued with great success to be held in virtual format during the 2020-2022. Coming back to the ITU HQ, this year’s WSIS TalkX evening session will be another opportunity to Read More

WSIS Forum 2022 High-Level Policy Session 1: Bridging Digital Divides

We look forward to welcoming you and your High-Level Representative at the WSIS Forum 2022 High-Level Policy Sessions.

Kindly find below some important information regarding the High-Level Policy Sessions:

The session will be moderated by a High-Level Track Facilitator who will be asking you 2 questions asked together and you will have 5 minutes to respond. Make sure you stick to this timing as the programme is very tight. For those who did not send the questions, make sure to send them no later than 25 May, along with your statement as we need to share them with the moderator and interpreters.
Kindly find attached a promotional material for your session, do not hesitate to promote it widely within your network, linking it to the following page: https://www.itu.int/net4/wsis/forum/2022/Agenda/Session/452
Physical Registration and badging Information: https://www.itu.int/net4/wsis/forum/2022/Home/Registration Try to collect your badge in advance, to avoid making a queue.
Badging Opening Hours available here: https://www.itu.int/en/wsis/Pages/Badging-Opening-Hours.aspx

Hasso Plattner Institute named Mei Lin Fung the latest HPI Fellow at the Clean-IT Summit

The Clean-IT Summit is an international platform for the exchange of ideas to make the digital world more sustainable. High-ranking policy and industry leaders engaged in a dialogue with academia and civil society to address the pressing issue of how digital technologies can support the fight against climate change and what needs to be done to reduce Read More