forum of the Statistical Conference of the Americas
establishment of this electronic forum is to fulfill the request
of the Executive Committee of the SCA to ECLAC. The Statistics and
Economic Projections Division of the Commission is in charge of
2. This electronic forum resides
in ECLAC's server. The system is compatible with Macintosh and Personal
Computer platforms. Basic requirements would be Netscape Navigator
3.0 or Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0, or more recent versions.
3. This system allows for rapid
and easy exchange of information. The participants can comment,
respond or propose topics of discussion organized as "conferences".
It is automatically configured to register the discussion sequence
and exchange of ideas that arise from the varions conferences.
4. The existing modalities are:
- As registered user: the participant has the
option to send and receive documents in several formats (.doc,
.xls. .ppt, .pdf, .gif, .htm, etc.), exchange personal e-mails
with other participants, administer their own accounts, communicate
on-line (chat). Participation implies previous registration, where
the participant will be assigned a password and login; these will
be required each time he/she enters the forum.
- As guest: the participant is restricted to
a read-only access to the forum.
5. Each registered participant
administers his own information: user profiles, e-mail lists, his
posted messages (they can be deleted or moved from one conference
6. Our electronic address is: http://www2.eclac.cl:8080/~CEA-CEPAL.
you have doubt or questions, please contact Verónica Lazo,