Gerard Dantec

Gerard Dantec

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Biography

Gerard Dantec is a public works engineer at the French Ministry of Ecology, Energy and Sustainable Development. He is vice-president of ISOC France (February 2009).
Beginning in 1986, he was involved in the launch of Videotext servers (Minitel) for the Bureau of the Seine-Saint-Denis Department and in the deployment of applications on these servers.
He first worked with the Internet in 1993 during a 5-year mission in the French West Indies Bureau, in particular during the installation of local networks and their connection to servers in France. He was also in charge of implementing the ICT aspects of the State Contingency Plan in case of hurricanes and other natural disasters.
Since 1998, he has deployed intranet applications and ICT Training platforms for the French Ministry of Ecology, Energy and Sustainable Development as ICT Project Manager for the center for vocational training.
Since 2003, he has also held a teaching position at the Rene Descartes Paris 5 University. He teaches Managing, technical and organizational aspects of ICT projects and coordinates the Comor digital campus for the degree course in Communications' Technical Activities.
Since 2006, he has been project leader for the General Secretariat of the French Ministry of Ecology, Development and Sustainable Planning. He is also head of the IT mobility and security steering and equipment committee.
He was also involved in the use of technology, fostering the emergence of new forms of activism in a main political party and the campaign of a presidential candidate in 2007.

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