Some people indicated to me that the editor did not cooperate well when composing
the anouncement I sent out earlier. Here is my second attempt, and hopefully, this
time it is O.K.
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Recognizing the challenges and opportunities brought forth by the information age
that we are in, as we speak, the Ethiopian Scientific Society (ESS) Internet
Committee has organized an international conference entitled "Ethiopian
Telecommunications in the Information Age", for the purpose of assessing the
current state of the industry in the country and prescribing technical and
business solutions for a solid, competitive development of infrastructure and
services that allow the country and its people to benefit form the global
The conference will be conducted on July 2nd 1996 at the World Bank in Washington,
DC. Participants from ITU/WorldTel; the World Bank; the US State Department; Major
R&D facilities in Europe and North America; PADIS; and major universities from the
US and Ethiopia will be present at the conference.
The specifics of the conference is as follows:
Date: July 2nd, 1996
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Place: The World Bank, Room: JB1-075
Address: 701 18th Street, North West, Washington, DC, USA
Attendance is open to the general public with PRIOR REGISTRATION as per the Bank's
security regulations. Proceedings of the conference will be published into a book
and will be made available for distribution during and after the conference,
If you are planning to attend the conference, please send your full name and
contact address to [log in to unmask], by June 25th, 1995. A confirmation
message will be sent out on a first-come-first-served basis.
The Agenda and more details no the conference will be posted shortly. In the
meantime, if you need more information, please contact the above e-mail address.
The ESS Internet Committee
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Michael Damena | [log in to unmask]