Following from the presentation given in Keynote 2, this presentation will
focus on the use of information and communications technologies (including
telecommunications) within the Government of Canada. The panelist will
describe the layers of the common infrastructure in the government system.
He will then summarize the underlying principles for the management and
development of the common infrastructure, including user cooperation,
procurement, standardization and privacy. Emphasis will be on the unique
mechanisms that have been adopted based upon practical experience and best