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David Puttnam

Lord Puttnam addresses INDIE Members meeting

Lord Puttnam addresses INDIE Members meeting

05 June, 2015

The INDIE Members meeting was held at ICS on Tuesday 2nd June with a very special guest in attendance; Ireland's Digital Champion Lord David Puttnam. 

David Puttnam at INDIE Members Meeting

Working with the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources on the 'National Digital Strategy', Lord Puttnam provides leadership, to encourage individuals to engage with digital, and to help to achieve Strategy's goals. He spoke about improving digital literacy in Ireland along with his own education experience and how he became so interested in ICT.

INDIE, The Irish Network for Digital Inclusion and Engagement, has a mission to create a digitally inclusive Ireland, which creates equal chances for all to engage with digital services and opportunities.

The group of representatives from the NGO, CVC (Community, Voluntary and Charitable Organisations) and educational sectors, seek to inform government at a policy level and to pursue measurable and practical solutions to digital inclusion and digital engagement across Ireland. As a network, it provides a platform for collaboration and sharing best practices and resources for those involved in digital inclusion, and promote a unified voice for this agenda. For more information on INDIE and to become involved, visit www.digitalinclusion.ie