[Busec] Brazil and the Internet, at Brown: Brazilian Secretary of Information Technology, Virgilio Almeida, Wednesday, September 10, 6 pm

Sharon Goldberg goldbe at cs.bu.edu
Fri Sep 5 08:59:49 EDT 2014


FYI. Looks interesting.

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From: Rodrigo Fonseca <rodrigo.fonseca at gmail.com>

Next week we will be hosting an interesting talk by Virgilio Almeida, on
Brazil's positioning in Internet Governance, and you are all welcome to
come. Recently he has been the highest name in the Brazilian government for
information technology, including all Internet-related issues.

Feel free to advertise further if you know someone who would be interested.

Thanks,
Rodrigo

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From: Brazil <brazil at brown.edu>
Date: Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 4:51 PM
Subject: Forward Widely: Brazil and the Internet, Brazilian Secretary of
Information Technology, Virgilio Almeida, Wednesday, September 10, 6 pm,
Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute
To: BRAZIL-INITIATIVE_FACULTYSTAFF at listserv.brown.edu


Dear Brazil-Affiliated Faculty, Staff, Alumni and Friends:

Brown's Brazil Initiative will be holding its *inaugural lecture on
Wednesday, September 10 at 6 pm in Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111
Thayer Street*.

We have the pleasure of bringing Virgilio A.F. Almeida, Brazilian Secretary
of Information Technology and Professor of Computer Science. His talk will
explore domestic policies of internet regulation in Brazil and Brazil's
expanding role in international debates surrounding internet governance.
The event is a collaboration with the Department of Computer Science and is
also co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies. A
reception will follow.

The event will be live-streamed and available by webcast.

For more information on the event, including an abstract and biography of
the speaker, please visit the following link:
http://watson.brown.edu/brazil/events/2014/netmundial-marco-civil-and-cgibr-modern-brazilian-regulatory-environment-internet


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-- 
Sharon Goldberg
Computer Science, Boston University
http://www.cs.bu.edu/~goldbe
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