Julián Casasbuenas G.

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Casasbuenas G.





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Co-author of Colombian GisWatch reports

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Chemical Engineer, University of America 1984 - Bogotá Colombia, with more than twenty years of experience in environmental and information and communication technologies - ICTs.

Director of Colnodo www.colnodo.apc.org, a non-profit organization established in 1993 with the main goal of facilitating the communications, the exchange of information and experiences among Colombian organizations at local, national and international level. Colnodo's strategic programs includes: e-government and e-democracy; Citizenship promotion and participation in the use and appropriation of ICTs; ICTs policies; Research, management and development of ICT knowledge. Colnodo works with three transversal axes: Free and Open Source Software, Gender and Sustainable development. Colnodo is the Secretariat of the Telecenter Network of Networks for Latin America and the Caribbean www.telecentros.org.

Council member of the Association for Progressive Communications - Apc and Former Chair of the Executive Board.

Council member of the Development Gateway Foundation.

Member of the Internet Society and Internet Governance Forum Ambassador for the 2007 and 2009 Forum.

Member of the Civil Society Internet Governance Caucus.

Has been participating in multiple ICTs events such as the ISOC conferences (1993-1995), Internet Governance Forum and their preparatory meetings in LAC, Responsible from Colnodo with .CO Internet SAS of the preparation of the Internet Governance Forum LAC preparatory meeting held in Bogotá in 2012, ICANN meetings (2010 Cartagena), Latin American Ministerial Conference on the Information Society (2010), Telecenter meetings in Europe and Latin America.