Members of the business development organisation, CommerceNet, are to meet today to debate issues facing global adoption of Internet commerce.
Discussions are taking place at CommerceNet 96, a four-day conference in the US, and will include representatives from industry, government, academia and civil liberties organisations. The conference will address the technical issues needed to deliver secure electronic commerce services and will work through three tracks.
A Technological Infrastructure track will debate issues including credit card payments, protecting cryptographic keys, global security and network services infrastructure.
Also under discussion will be how best to benefit from emerging marketplaces and opportunities. Print media on the Net, new marketing niches on the Internet, selling goods on the Internet and supply chain management will feature on the agenda.
A Legal and Social track will study the legal and social institutions that must evolve to allow equitable market practises.
The Global Partners Summit, a one-day meeting of the international members and affiliated organisations of Commercenet, will run parallel to the conference. Representatives from Japan, Canada, Sweden and the US will discuss the following: Joint Electronic Payments Initiative, Smart Card, Electronic Commerce Promotion Council of Japan, Global Interconnections and Technical issues, and Internet Commerce?s Emerging influence on the Canadian Financial Sector.
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