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
On-site display Area


Other Links


Slide Show: See Invited Scientific Organizations, What CERN is.  (2 min show)


Visitor pictures taken on the stand
with the First Web Server
Ministries, citizens from all around the world, ambassadors, all were willing to be photographed next to the World's first web server, and their picture to be displayed on the SIS-forum site, without any hierarchy. The web that CERN invented is for all.

The Official SIS-Forum Photo Collection

Projects Presented by
Centre for Technology Assessment TA-SWISS
Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Dalle Molle Institute for Perceptual Artificial Intelligence (IDIAP)
Data Link Informatica
Fermi National Laboratory (FNAL)
FOM-institute for Plasma Physics Rijnhuizen (EFDA)
European Space Agency (ESA)
European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF)
International Union of History and Philosophy of Science
Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL)

Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare  (INFN)
Open Source Health Care Alliance
Regina Elena Cancer Institute
Science and Development Network ((SciDevNet))

Stanford Linear Accelerator (SLAC)
Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL)
TERA Foundation
The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)
The Egyptian National S&T Information Network
The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Centre
United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
University Hospitals of Geneva
University of Chicago

University of Florence
University of Geneva
University of Milano Bicocca
University of Rome "La Sapienza"







Blind young visitors touch the World's first web server


Mr. Kofi Annan, Dr. Tim Berners-Lee and Prof. Luciano Maiani at the inauguration ceremony

His Excellency Mr. Ion Iliescu, President of Romania, visiting the SIS-Forum stand

SIS-Forum Themes

Education and Culture


Development, Environment Risks*

Fundamental Sciences
Enabling Technologies

CERN in the Information Society

Full Programme

* Organized in collaboration with UNOPS


Download SIS-Forum flyer (pdf)
42 projects displayed from
32 institutions worldwide



Science is collaborative and transcends borders
Scientific communities can be the vector for IS deployment is developing regions

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Last edited: 09-Jan-04 .                                                                                                           
Francois Fluckiger