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Programme

Wednesday 18 May 2016

09.15 Session 1: Evolving for the converged ecosystem: regulatory tools required

  • Analogue switch-off: the challenges and models for success
  • Creating a market-friendly environment for economic activity
  • Evaluating success, preventing blocks

Chair:
Alejandra de Iturriaga Gandini, Director for Telecommunications and Audiovisual Sector; CNMC representative for BEREC, Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC), Spain

Speakers:
Mindel De La Torre, Chief of the International Bureau, Federal Communications Commission (FCC), US

Dr Kim Mallalieu, Deputy Chairman, Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago

Juan Manuel Wilches, Executive Director, Commission for Communications Regulation, Colombia

Maryleana Méndez Jiménez, Member of the Board, Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (SUTEL), Costa Rica


10.45 Session 2: Competition or market failure
  •  What is the level playing field in the communications sector? 
  • Spectrum
  • Licensing
  • Content regulation
  • Financial incentives
  • Net neutrality

Chair:
Dr Cletus K. Bertin, Director, Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL); Director, Public Sector Modernisation, Ministry of the Public Service, Information and Broadcasting, Saint Lucia

Speakers:
Adriana Labardini Inzunza, Commissioner, IFT - Federal Institute of Telecommunications, Mexico

Stephen Bereaux, Director of Policy and Regulation, Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority, Bahamas

Leonardo Alberty Canela Fernández, Executive Director, Instituto Dominicano de las Telecomunicaciones (INDOTEL), Dominican Republic

Idoia Zenarrutzabeitia, Member of the Board, La Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC), Spain

 

 13.00 Session 3: Regional integration
  • The tension between domestic and regional policy
  • The infrastructure required for a successful digital economy
  • Cooperation between agencies

Chair:
Juan Manuel Wilches, Executive Director, Commission for Communications Regulation, Colombia

Speakers:
Luciano Charlita de Freitas, Regulatory Specialist, National Telecommunication Agency (ANATEL), Brazil

Alee Fa'amoe, Managing Director, Information & Communications Technology Authority, Cayman Islands

Dr Heber Damian Martinez, Director, Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones (ENACOM), República Argentina

Giuliano De Vita, Senior Advisor to AGCOM Council, staff of Commissioner Antonio Martusciello, Authorità per le Garanzie nelle comunicazioni (AGCOM), Italy


 Close 14.30

 

 

 

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