the Virtual Policy Network organized themes and speakers for a a workshop on 11 March 2009 convened by the UK Government’s Department of Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR) with OECD’s Committee for Information, Computer and Communications Policy (ICCP). The workshop examined the following themes:

  • How can virtual worlds contribute to innovation, to transformation of business, government and public services and to increasing transparency, improving innovative services delivery, and creating employment?
  • Should public policy frameworks be adapted to support governments, citizens, and businesses using virtual worlds to improve their performance? If so how?

Speakers included Mr Tom Watson MP (UK Minister for Digital Engagement).

A summary of the workshop can be downloaded here: http://www.virtualpolicy.net/_Downloads/OECD/IE(2009)_8_virtual worlds.pdf

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