Cape Peninsula University of Technology
CIRN2005, the second annual conference of the Community Informatics Research Network, attracted over 200 international and local delegates to Cape Town. Some 100 contributions covered a wide range of community-related topics, from technical and design issues right through to strategies and methodologies.
The conference focused on (but was not limited to) research, policy development and practice that relates to the theme of partnerships in a Community Informatics construct. The aims and objectives of the conference were:
As the focal point of the WSIS Volunteer Family, Viola Krebs talked about "Cybervolunteerism: Building multi-stakeholder partnerships".