Live stream event - Digital Exclusion: The most important divide of the 21st Century?

Event Info

Tue 21 Sep, 2010 at 10:00am
Live stream available online
Cost: Free - event available to watch online


New UK consumer research sheds new light on the issue of digital exclusion. Those that benefit most from access to IT (and consequently lose out more when this is denied) are the socially excluded, in particular women with fewer educational qualifications and on lower incomes.


BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT will be releasing these findings in a report

Information Dividend Report: Why IT makes you ‘happier’? at an event on 21 September. The report’s findings demonstrate the empowering and positive impacts of IT on society and certain groups in particular.


Outline of event:



  • Elizabeth Sparrow, President, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT (Chair)
  • Ken Olisa OBE, Vice President Policy and Public Affairs, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
  • Dr Ellen Helsper, academic at the LSE (specialism: digital exclusion)
  • Helen Milner, MD, UK online centres
  • Paul Flatters, Trajectory Partnership who conducted the research