The deadline of the two calls for the IST 2004 conference and exhibition ideas has been extended from 17 May to 4 June 2004. IST is the annual "networking" event and showcase covering research and development in information society technologies (IST). It is organised by the European Commission in cooperation with the Dutch Presidency of the European Union and will take place in The Hague (Netherlands) from 15-17 November. Attendance is "a must" for researchers and industrialists planning to propose projects for the IST priority within the EU’s sixth Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development. The title of IST 2004 is : "Participate in your future", with "People" and "Economy" as the main themes. IST 2004 will include a conference, networking facilities, an exhibition of research results and the IST Prize Village. For more details on these calls and full information about the event, consult the IST 2004 conference web site.