Call for Participation
4 March 1999
Women in IT BoF at APRICOT'99 Conference
Suntec City Convention Centre
Online Registration also available at
FYI Women in IT (WinIT) BOF@ APRICOT. Do come and support. It
is open to men and women.
Laina R Greene
--- On 12 Feb 99 18:05:10 SIN Vivien@idrc.org.sg wrote:
You may be aware that Internet World Asia is being held at
Suntec City the first week in March. APRICOT (Asia Pacific
Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies) is a
conference being held in tandem with Internet World.
The Singapore Business & Professional Women's Assocation
(SBPWA), together with the Singapore Women in IT (SWIT), are
involved in organizing a "Birds-of-a-Feather" Women in IT
Networking Dinner to serve as a side event of APRICOT on the
evening of 4th March 1999. We are recruiting a panel of
distinguished speakers from the
government and private sectors.
Ascend Communications, Hong Kong, has kindly agreed to sponsor
the event again (they sponsored last year's event in Manila).
The topic for the panel discussion is "How Technology Is
Empowering Professional Women". We want to hear from the
leaders in the industry, as well as have audience participation
on what the key issues for women in IT.
Last year, about 70 women and men attended the evening and
feedback was very positive. This year we are hoping to at have
the same number, if not more. The announcement is on the
APRICOT web site (www.apricot.net) as well as the
women-connect-asia site (www.women-connect-asia.com). This is
an event you shouldn't miss as it gives women a platform to
discuss IT-related issues affecting their professional and
Please RSVP before 26th February by calling Tel: 338-9395 or
printing out the registration off the web and faxing it back to
Tel: 336-7170. It's free attendance, and open to both men and
women! As we are expecting a lot of APRICOT delegates to come,
please secure your seat by booking early.
Tel(65)8316-828 Fax (65)2351189
Business & Partnerships Development Manager
International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Singapore