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The third issue of the "Information Society" journal for 2014 was published
This issue includes articles of representatives of National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU). The articles reflect different aspects of scientific research in the field of development of intellectual information systems. These works represent scientific and educational cluster Cognitive systems and telecommunications of TPU.
Colleagues say goodbye to Professor Bukreev

Professor Igor BukreevOn July 20, 2014 one of the leaders of the Russian Information Society Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Engineering, Chairman of the Section on Informatics and Radio Electronics of RAE, member of the Supervisory Board of the Institute of the Information Society, member of the Editorial Board of the information and analytical Journal "Information Society ", Professor Igor Bukreev passed away.

IIS Representative took part in the international practical conference in Kazan
Irina Miroshnichenko, Manager of the NCO technological support program infoDonor, which is coordinated by IIS, took part in the VII International practical conference White Nights of Fundraising: searching for tools for development of people, organizations, territories which took place in June 12-15, 2014 in Kazan
IIS leaders contribute to the WSIS+10 High-Level Event's sessions

Dr. Tatiana Ershova, Director General, Institute of the Information Society, Russian Federation (speaking); H.E. Mr. Janis Karklins, Ambassador-at-large of Latvia, and Chair, Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group (MAG); H.E. Mr. Stanley Simataa, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Information and Communication; Dr. Cosmas Zavazava, Chief of Department, Project Support and Knowledge Management, ITU; Mr Pablo Tactuk, Director, National Statistical Office of the Dominican Republic; Ms Li Li, Deputy Director-General, National Statistical Bureau of China; Ms Silvia Monzón de Bidart, Vice-Chair, World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WTISA)

On 12 June 2014, Tatiana Ershova shared Russia's experience and her own evaluations of the information society monitoring system in Russia at the High-level Dialogue on Monitoring the Information Society organized by the Partnership on Measuring ICT for Development. Yuri Hohlov chaired the Open Government at the Facilitation Meeting on Implementing WSIS Outcomes related to Action Lines C1, C7eGov, and C11 and made a presentation. 
The WSIS+10 High-Level Event opens in Geneva
WSIS 10 High-Level Event, Opening SessionThis event is an extended version of the WSIS Forum. It is coordinated by ITU and co-organized by ITU, UNESCO, UNCTAD and UNDP.  It is designed to review the progress made in the implementation of the WSIS outcomes and to take stock of achievements in the last 10 years in the field of information society development. IIS leaders Tatiana Ershova and Yuri Hohlov are participating in WSIS+10 High-Level Event activities.
The second issue of the "Information Society" journal for 2014 was published
The topics of the issue are: the peculiarities of the Internet, the imperatives of the information policy, gaming as a socio-cultural phenomenon, counteraction to misuse of insider information, media and socialization of young adults, measuring efficiency of information society development and others.
IIS representatives participated in the Round Table Paths of the Information Society Development, which took place at the Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics (MESI)
The participants of the eventThe topics discussed were the following: overcoming the digital divide, ICT as an accelerator of
social and economic development, ICT as a potential mean for strengthening of peace and conflict prevention, problems of implementation of outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) at national, regional and international levels, ICT for consolidation of rights and expanding peoples capabilities, social communications in the context of information society and many others.  

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