Important Lecture in Cuban Computing Forum

Important Lecture in Cuban Computing ForumHavana, Jan 19. -The secretary-general of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), Dr Hamadoun Touré, will give the keynote speech at the computing forum to be held in February in Cuba, organizers said.

"Broadband: The Key to Accelerating Progress towards Meeting the Millennium Development Goals" is the title of the lecture Touré will give at the XIV Convention and the International Computing Fair 2011.

His dissertation adds prestige the central scientific program and captures the attention of the delegates who will be in Havana from February 7 to 11, said the meeting website:

According to the organizers, the convention will prioritize the scientific debate about the scientific and technical advances in the field with the development of 14 parallel events.

This time there will be included an international conference of computing science and software, which is attached to traditional issues of the implementation of new technologies in education, health, communications and electronic commerce.

The event, which has as its slogan "Converging Technologies: Integration and Independence", is expected to draw more than 2,500 participants from 51 countries. (Prensa Latina)