First Internet Day to take place in Estonia on 11 May
The internet has become a 'lubricant' of the
economy, and this creates a fertile ground for innovation in technology and
services. There is much talk about the Internet of Things. However, will the internet
be able to kick-start every frozen economy? What is the extent of freedom and
responsibility on the internet – how much should and could citizens know about
state control? Is privacy on the internet an illusion? How much has the
development of technology increased the digital divide, and what reason has it
given to talk about digital literacy and a balance between real and virtual
These and other intriguing subjects will be tackled by Valdur Mikita, Linnar Viik, Carri Ginter, Erkki Koort, Pille Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt, Andra Siibak, André Karpištšenko, Toomas Kärner, Riho Kurg, Kristjan Lepik, Rain Rannu, Henrik Aavik and Hans Lõugas.
The main idea of the one-day conference is to bring together Estonia's internet and community enthusiasts to discuss and contribute to the development of the internet in Estonia.
Internet Day will be held in Estonian and it is free for all participants. Additional information and registration: päev.internet.ee
The major "ICT Week" technology week will take place in Tallinn on 8 - 15 May, with ICT specialists exchanging ideas, establishing contacts and experiencing ICT-related achievements from the public as well as private sectors. Details on the programme, presenters and entertainment are available at www.ictweek.eu.
In today's world, secure and effective personal identification of end users is becoming more and more important in order to protect both companies and service users from possible bad guys and theft. In addition to security, the convenience and flexibility of the solution cannot be left behind. For this very purpose, the Estonian Internet Foundation has created the eeID personal identification service, which offers a strong authentication solution with an international reach.
Every year, the Estonian Internet Foundation (EIF) supports projects and activities that contribute to the development of Internet-related knowledge. Thereby, we contribute to the development and growth of the local internet community. The beginning of the year is a good time to take a look at the results of the projects and activities supported in 2023.