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Programme

Implementing practical regulation in a cross-sectoral, cross-jurisdictional world

tuesday 12 february 2019

 

09:00    Registration

09.15    Welcome:
              Chris Chapman, President, International Institute of Communications
              Al-Ishsal Ishak, Chairman, The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission

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09:30  Session 1: setting the scene: key issues to be considerED

Moderator:
Chris Chapman, President, International Institute of Communications

Speakers:
Nur Sulyna Abdullah, Chief Officer for Corporate Strategy, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)
Jeremy Godfrey, Chair, BEREC 2019; Commissioner, Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg), Ireland

 

10:00  session 2: global issues: connectivity and accessibility as key enablers of digital growth

  • Incentivising infrastructure build
  • Challenges of connectivity due to geography and demographics
  • Minimising the digital divide/addressing the SDGs

Moderator:
Andrea Millwood Hargrave, Director General, International Institute of Communications

Speakers:
Phavanhna Douangboupha, Deputy Director General, Department of Planning and Cooperation, Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (MPT), Laos

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João Miguel Coelho, Vice-Chairman, Autoridade Nacional de Comunicações (ANACOM), Portugal

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Botlenyana Mokhele, Councillor, Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA)

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11:15 Refreshments

 

11:30 session 3: global issues; data flows, privacy, competition and (cyber) security

  • Data flows and data localisation – issues to be considered
  • Addressing concerns about privacy of individuals
  • Competition in the communications ecosystem: new models
  • Cybersecurity – what is both flexible and sustainable?

Moderator:
Chris Chapman, President, International Institute of Communications

Speakers:
Moa Chakrya, Chairman, Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC)
Dr Stephen Gale, Telecommunications Commissioner, Commerce Commission, New Zealand
Oli Bird, Head of International Internet Policy, Ofcom, UK

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Dr Rainer Schnepfleitner, Head, Regulation Affairs and Competition, Communications Regulatory Authority of Qatar (CRA)

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12:15 Lunch
 
 

13:15 session 4: global issues: initiatives to empower the user: consumer protection, measurement and capacity building

  • Consumer protection: What information is put in place to help consumers
  • What are possible measurement systems being considered to ensure efficiencies?
  • Capacity building: How does one build capacity within the organisation and out into industry and society – is ‘by design’ the answer?

Moderator:
Andrea Millwood Hargrave, Director General, International Institute of Communications

Speakers:
Cordel Green, Executive Director, Broadcasting Commission, Jamaica
Wei-Chung Teng, Commissioner, National Communications Commission (NCC),Taiwan

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Dr R S Sharma, Chairman, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)

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Li-Na Koh, Assistant Chief Executive, Planning and Digital Readiness, Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), Singapore

 

14:30 roundtable: what's happening in your jurisdiction to address the issues? what tools would you want to enable you to perform more effectively? what constitutes good regulatory practice?

An opportunity to drill down into the key issues for your organisation and share experiences

Moderators:
Dr R S Sharma, Chairman, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)
Nur Sulyna Abdullah, Chief Officer for Corporate Strategy, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)
Cordel Green, Executive Director, Broadcasting Commission, Jamaica

16:00 Wrap up

16:30 Close

 

     

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