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Thailand Symposium 2018

Thailand Symposium 2018

International Symposium on Converging Technologies &  Disruptive Communications – Moving Forward

10-11 September 2018
Bangkok, thailand


Kindly hosted by the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC), Thailand

We are delighted to be working with the NBTC on this symposium. We will debate with international and national experts who will discuss the prevailing conditions and projected developments in the digital ecosystem, and consider regulatory policies and actions that might be effected in the field of broadcasting and telecommunications in an environment of converging technologies and disruptive communications.

This event is free of charge and delegates can register here


PANEL DISCUSSION THEMES INCLUDE

Content Delivery: The economic and social benefits of good policy making

Content Delivery: The economic and social benefits of good policy making

Building trust in digital communications and balancing data protection and privacy of the digital citizen while encouraging innovation.

Empowering the digital user – roles of regulators, government and industry

Empowering the digital user – roles of regulators, government and industry

Enabling safe and appropriate usage through digital literacy, education and other policies. Is a converged and coordinated approach possible?

Enabling Digital Infrastructure for enhanced connectivity and accessibility

Enabling Digital Infrastructure for enhanced connectivity and accessibility

Stimulating sustainable investment in digital communications, and how digital divides can be avoided.

Fragmentation to Survive: A Comparative View

Fragmentation to Survive: A Comparative View

Cultural considerations in a borderless world – how should policy makers react? How should industry respond?

The Current Content Landscape

The Current Content Landscape

How is the face of content changing across different platforms? Where are the opportunities for growth and innovation in the content market – do they exist?

The Transformation of Industry

The Transformation of Industry

What are the new business and policy models which will add value and opportunity for all? What are the arguments for and against a new policy environment for OTT and access providers?


CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

Andrea Millwood Hargrave

Andrea Millwood Hargrave

Director General, International Institute of Communications

Antonio Nicita (Prof)

Antonio Nicita (Prof)

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

Celene Craig

Celene Craig

Deputy Chief Executive, Broadcasting Authority of Ireland; Chairperson, European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA)

Ian Scott

Ian Scott

Chairperson and CEO, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)

Natee Sukonrat (Col. Dr )

Natee Sukonrat (Col. Dr )

Vice Chairman, National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission of Thailand

Nur Sulyna Abdullah

Nur Sulyna Abdullah

Chief Officer, Corporate Strategy, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)

Speaker to be advised

Speaker to be advised

Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)


NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

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