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If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.
Probably, George Bernard Shaw used this quote to encourage his readers to have a greater participation in events and a wider exchange of ideas. In the same spirit, from 6 to 8 November 2013, nearly 6000 participants attended the event ICT2013 in Vilnius (Lithuania), including several highly esteemed speakers. For instance Neelie Kroes , Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda, who spoke during the session Innovating by exploiting big and open data and digital content [Link: Speech]. Nearly 200 exhibitions were opened for the visitors, who could join over 180 networking sessions about Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Furthermore, many people could follow the conference via social media or live streaming.
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