Global Online Collaboration Event “World Tech Jam” to be held June 5-7

IBM and the World Congress on Information Technology  is co-hosting a Global Online Collaboration Event called the World Tech Jam online for 72 hours from June 5 to 7.  image

The Jam will present five forums to encourage discussions, suggestions and debate around policies impacting the IT industry’s growth and development – specifically opportunities and challenges effecting the digital society.  The output of the World Tech Jam will be used to help create a Digital Society Action Plan which will help guide decision makers and the agenda/discussions at the WCIT 2012 Conference, which is being held in October 2012

The five collaboration forums to be explored during the World Tech Jam will be:

  1. Collaborative Healthcare:  Hosts:  Sean Hogan, IBM Vice President, Global Healthcare Delivery Systems and Richard Alvarez, CEO, Canada Health Infoway
  2. Closing the Global Skills Gap:  Hosts:  Mike King, Global Education Industry Executive, IBM  and David Ticoll, Executive Director, CareerMash
  3. Smart Cities and Transportation:  Hosts:  Gerry Mooney, General Manager, Global Smarter Cities, IBM and Jeb Brugmann, Author and Consultant, Welcome to the Urban Revolution:  How Cities Are Changing the World
  4. Energy, the Environment & Sustainability:  Hosts:  Sharon Nunes, Vice President, Global Government & Smarter Cities Strategy and Solutions, IBM  and Dr. Peter Williams, Chief Technology Officer, "Big Green" Innovations, IBM
  5. Media, Arts & Culture in the Digital Age:  Hosts:  Saul Berman, Global Strategy Consulting Leader, IBM and Anthony Williams, Author, Wikinomics

Check out the jam schedule at this page    To register for the World Tech Jam, go to  Prior to and after the Jam, you can engage in related conversation via Social Media:    

4 thoughts on “Global Online Collaboration Event “World Tech Jam” to be held June 5-7

  1. The Jam will present five boards to motivate conversations, suggestions and controversy around guidelines affecting the IT sector’s growth and development.

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