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Community Network Xchange (CNX) 2018

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49% of the world is still not connected. Each person without Internet access is someone who is missing out on the future opportunities.

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The theme of Community Network Xchange (CNX) 2018 will be ‘Role of community networks and community radios in leveraging public wi-fi in Asia Pacific countries’. This year’s CNX will focus on the role that community radios and community networks can play in creating public wi-fi spaces in Asia Pacific.

Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) and the Internet Society organised the first Community Network Xchange (CNX) in 2017 with support from Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and APNIC. The theme of the first Community Network Xchange (CNX) was ‘Understanding the social & economic sustainability approaches of Community Networks in Asia Pacific’. As the first edition identified synergies between community networks and community radios, CNX 2018 will be focused on their further exploring.

Rajnesh Singh, our Regional Bureau Director for Asia-Pacific, will be speaking at this event.

Together we can #SwitchItOn.

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Time

Wednesday 31 October 2018

Location

UNESCO Office, New Delhi

1, San Martin Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, Delhi 110021, India

Speakers

Osama Manzar

Founder & Director, Digital Empowerment Foundation

Osama Manzar is a convert social entrepreneur spearheading the mission to overcome information poverty in India. He is an inspiring speaker, influencer, angel investor, mentor and believer. Osama founded Digital… Read more

Maarit Palovirta

Former Senior Manager, Regional Affairs Europe

Maarit Palovirta was the Senior Manager, Regional Affairs Europe, from November 2013 through February 2019. Image credit: © Jordi Ruiz Cirera/Panos Read more

Rajnesh Singh

Regional Bureau Director, Asia-Pacific

Rajnesh Singh is Regional Bureau Director, Asia-Pacific at the Internet Society, where he oversees projects, initiatives, and activities across the Internet Society's functional and programmatic areas in the Asia and… Read more

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