9-13 Dec.

SIS-Forum @ ICT4D

... where Science meets the Information Society


Science Tree stand

SIS-Forum Concept
Scientific Programme
Special Events
Visitors Area

Presenters Area
Organizers Area

Programme Committee

Organizing Committee

On-stand Management

On-stand Presence

Access passes

Reserved car park places

Standard technical setting

Technical Specifications

Creation of CERN Program


On-site display Area


Other Links



The SIS-Forum is organized around a Programme Committee and Organizing Committee.
They are coordinated y the Project Manager.

Programme Committee

The Programme Committee  (PC) is in charge of creating the scientific programme of the Forum. It is composed of CERN as well as  external members. CERN members come from multiple CERN departments.

The programme results from the combination of invited projects and projects selected from SIS-Forum Call or Content (CfC).

The work of the Programme Committee includes the following tasks

  • Approaching pro-actively potential scientists and  and research institutions likely to be invited

  • Evaluating Expression of Interests forms received as a response to the CfC

  • Liaising with presenters of selected projects for issues regarding the content

  • Reviewing pre-view material as received

  • Ensuring presenters deliver on time their presentation material

  • Verifying the presentation material operates correctly on the standard SIS-Forum computer servers

  • Being available during the event

Each selected projects has a designated PC member as a liaison person for content issues.

Organizing Committee

The Organizing Committee (OC) s in charge of ensuring the timely design, planning, construction of the stand and the necessary computing and networking environment, as well as organizing the promotion and public relation activities, including creation of leaflets and other printed material.

The work of the Organizing Committee includes the following tasks:

  • Project coordination

  • Secretariat support

  • Technical installation

  • Liaison with Stand Designer

  • Liaison with Swiss Agency for Development (ITC4D organizers)

  • Liaison with Scientific Presenters

  • Logo, message design

  • Public Relation

  • Funding

  • Sponsoring

  • Organisation of the SIS-Forum On-line









Last edited: 04-Dec-03 .                                                                                                           
Francois Fluckiger