The 4th ASEM eCommerce conference was opened by Mike O’Brien, the UK Minister of State for Energy and eCommerce.

Taking forward the agenda established at the last eCommerce conference in Seoul in October 2003 and taking into account recent developments in eCommerce, the programme comprised of five parallel seminars.

The Conference focused on the following themes:

  • Paperless Trading
    Importance of international standards and electronic documents in facilitating trade.
  • Tackling Spam
    Emerging responses to an increasingly criminal threat to the global information society.
  • eLogistics
    Global radio frequency identification (RFID) technology standards, applications and electronic tagging solutions.
  • eLearning
    Addressing the digital divide, market developments and opportunities for cooperation.
  • eHealth
    National programmes, global applications and evolving technologies.

Top level speakers from business, Government and academia in Asia and Europe feature highly in the stream programmes.