International Institute of Communications

Shaping the policy agenda: TELECOMMUNICATIONS • MEDIA • TECHNOLOGY
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Welcome to the IIC

The International Institute for Communications enables the balanced, open dialogue that shapes the policy agenda for the telecoms, media and technology industries.

The International Institute for Communications enables the balanced, open dialogue that shapes the policy agenda for the telecoms, media and technology industries.

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upcoming events

TELECOMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA FORUM
24-25 may 2018, miami

TELECOMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA FORUM
3-4 July 2018, sydney

communications Policy & regulation week
8-11 october 2018, mexico city

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Miami

TMF MIAMI 2018

This two-day discussion will examine the key components and regulatory frameworks that can enable the development of an effective digital economy. Registration is now open here.

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TMF Brussels 2018

Among a line-up of high profile regulators, government representatives and industry giants, Mr Talwar kicked off two days of stimulating debate on AI and the future digital single market. See photos here.

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ETHICAL STANDARDS IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

For Europe to lead in AI it must lead in ethical standards. It is a pre-requisite that we create an environment of trust by design. Dr Ieva Martinkenaite, Vice President of Telenor Research and Head of Telenor-NTNU AI-Lab / Start IoT shares her viewpoint in her recent blog.

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REGULATORY WATCH

Read a roundup of the latest news and policy reports on the digital ecosystem here.

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Policy World

The March issue of Policy World is now available to read here.

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Intermedia

The latest issue of InterMedia is now available to read here.

Confirmed Speakers for Brussels include:

Andreas Tegge (Dr)

Andreas Tegge (Dr)

Head of Global Public Policy, SAP SE

Antonio Nicita (Prof)

Antonio Nicita (Prof)

Commissioner, Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni (AGCOM), Italy

Cornelia Kutterer

Cornelia Kutterer

Senior Director, EU Government Affairs, Privacy and Digital Policies, Microsoft

Fiona Taylor

Fiona Taylor

Head of International Public Policy, Verizon

Geza Sapi (Dr)

Geza Sapi (Dr)

Economist, Chief Economist Team, DG Competition, European Commission

Giovanni Buttarelli

Giovanni Buttarelli

European Data Protection Supervisor

Ieva Martinkenaite (Dr)

Ieva Martinkenaite (Dr)

Vice President of Telenor Research, Head of Telenor-NTNU AI-Lab / Start IoT

Jean Paul Simon (Dr)

Jean Paul Simon (Dr)

Director, JPS Public Policy Consulting

Nick Wallace

Nick Wallace

Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Data Innovation/ITIF

Peter Alexiadis

Peter Alexiadis

Partner, Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher LLP; Trustee, International Institute of Communications


What TMT Professionals say about the IIC

  • Ajit Pai

    "Reading about developments and challenges is entirely different to being able to meet personally."

    Ajit Pai
    Chairman, Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

  • Antonio Garcia Zaballos

    "It is the perfect way to get in touch with the different stakeholders of the industry and have an open dialogue about issues that in other circumstances everyone may not feel comfortable talking about."

    Antonio Garcia Zaballos
    Telecommunications Lead Specialist – Leader of the Broadband Programme, Institutions for Development (IFD), Capital Markets and Finance (CMF), IADB

  • Augusto Preta

    "Over the past twenty years the IIC has set milestones in the convergence of telecoms, media and technology which has been witnessed by international key players from industry, institutions and academia."

    Augusto Preta
    CEO, IT Media Consulting

  • Eric Loeb

    "As always, IIC does a tremendous job facilitating substantive exchange, and really outstanding networking between industry and regulators.  I look forward to our ongoing participation at the events!"

    Eric Loeb
    Senior Vice President, International External and Regulatory Affairs, AT&T

  • Franceso Liberatore

    "The IIC is a truly unique association and enables an open, expert-based and non-partisan dialogue that shapes the policy agenda for the telecommunications, media and technology industries."

    Franceso Liberatore
    Partner, Squire Patton Boggs, LLP

  • Kyung-Sin Park

    "IIC provides a rare opportunity to hear candid self-assements of the regulators and exchange equally candid views of the industry and academics, which is exactly what we need in this age of changing alliances and political landscapes."

    Kyung-Sin Park
    Director, Public Policy, Professor, Korea University School of Law

  • Mohammed Ali Al-Mannai

    "Our partnership with the IIC has been hugely beneficial. There is no better platform than IIC’s TDMF to exchange insights and hear from industry leaders about how they tackled the various challenges facing the ICT sector."

    Mohammed Ali Al-Mannai
    President of Communications Regulatory Authority of Qatar

  • Oscar Reyes Peña

    "At IIC events I hope to strengthen ties with other countries outside the Ibero-American Regulators Platform and to enrich the exchange of experiences, and learn from others."

    Oscar Reyes Peña
    Chairman of the Chilean audio-visual regulator CNTV

  • Tan Kiat How

    "The IIC’s forums and conferences are excellent opportunities for regulators and industry players to network. The forums in particular provide a platform for candid exchange of views on common challenges and good practices among fellow practitioners."

    Mr Tan Kiat How
    CEO of the InfoComm Media Development Authority, Singapore


INTERMEDIA

Members receive InterMedia, the IIC's quarterly journal. It reviews key developments in telecommunications and media policy, regulatory affairs, emergent ICT trends and, especially, the impact of the internet across the entire communications ecosystem.

MEMBERSHIP

Our Members come from boardrooms and senior strategic teams of regulators, telecoms operators, broadcasters, content providers, IT and network providers, lawyers and many more. Incumbents and new players alike benefit from the IIC’s diversity.

EVENTS

We hold at least five international events a year including the Annual Conference, the Telecommunications and Media Forum series and the International Regulators Forum, exclusively for regulators.


Latest InterMedia Articles

Members automatically receive InterMedia, the IIC's quarterly journal. It reviews key developments in telecommunications and media policy, regulatory affairs, emergent ICT trends and, especially, the impact of the internet across the entire ecosystem. InterMedia is a rich resource of articles, reports and interviews and the contents reflect the IIC's on-going discussion themes. Here are some open access articles available to read in full.

A New Model for Media Regulation

A New Model for Media Regulation

Decoding 'Digital DNA'

Decoding 'Digital DNA'

Young, Safe & Free

Young, Safe & Free

Zero-Rating Behaviour

Zero-Rating Behaviour


IIC Sponsors & Supporting Organisations

Sponsors work closely with the IIC, helping to shape the policy agenda, contributing to discussions from which the wider community benefits. The IIC operates on a not-for-profit basis solely to enable the balanced, open dialogue that shapes the policy agenda. Sponsorship and membership fees enable us to do this.

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We will give you a monthly round up of up-coming events, where we’ve been as well as interviews and selected articles from InterMedia.

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