24-25 may 2018
INFRASTRUCTURE, INVESTMENT AND INNOVATION: POLICY AND REGULATORY BUILDING BLOCKS FOR THE DIGITAL ECONOMY
Kindly hosted by Squire Patton Boggs
This two-day discussion examined the key components and regulatory frameworks that can enable the development of an effective digital economy.
The meeting evaluated developments so far and examined whether existing policy frameworks are ‘fit for purpose’ and what needs to be done, especially to the infrastructure, to ensure investment in accessibility, affordability and security.
Experts joined the discussion with delegates and explored whether policy makers in government, regulatory authorities and industry are doing enough to encourage investment and develop resources.
What are the essential components, how are we upskilling the workforce, and can digital divides be avoided?
The roadmap for the region and the policy and economic models needed to drive sustainable investment
What is the impact of open access regulation, network sharing and approaches to wholesale regulation?
What next for spectrum policy? What are the lessons learned from the recent or forthcoming spectrum auctions, and what should the priorities be for
How might policy impact the development of cloud adoption, cross border data flows and the digital economy? How can these be leveraged to accelerate growth?
What are the constituent parts of cyber-security? How can we assess risk and establish levels of control and a coordinated approach to cyber threats and disaster and relief communications?
Innovations in emergency and disaster communications, with case studies.
Examples of data driven innovation and cross sectoral digital collaboration.