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Washington 2017

Washington 2017

5 - 6 december 2017

supported by verizon, Washington DC

Digital transformation – how do we enable an open, safe and secure space for future global communication?

As the first year of the new administration draws to a close, we were back in Washington DC for our final TMF of 2017.

We brought together leaders of technology and communications businesses and regulatory bodies to discuss the policy and regulatory roadmaps for the Americas and the rest of the world.

 

Discussion themes for this TMF looked at the sector through the prism of four key enablers… 

KEY DISCUSSION THEMES

Data privacy and security
Data privacy and security

Balancing the competing principles of freedom, security and transparency

Global policy and regulation
Global Policy and regulation

Evolving roles of inter-governmental agencies

Connectivity
connectivity

Closing the gap in rural and urban coverage

Digital Transformation
digital transformation

Policy implications of the convergence of telecom and media platforms

Plus:

  • Digital trade - what is needed to support seamless global services?
  • Impact of recent and forthcoming legislation on the data-driven economy and IoT
  • Content futures, changing consumer demand patterns and their impact on business models, and internet culture versus copyright

 

confirmed speakers

Ajit Pai

Ajit Pai

Chairman, Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Brendan Carr

Brendan Carr

Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission (FCC), USA

Terrell McSweeny

Terrell McSweeny

Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission, USA

Robert L Strayer

Robert L Strayer

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cyber and International Communications and Information Policy, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, US Department of State

Thomas M Dailey

Thomas M Dailey

Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Verizon International

Alice Munyua

Alice Munyua

Founder, Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet)

David A Gross (Ambassador)

David A Gross (Ambassador)

Partner, Wiley Rein LLP, USA

Jeff Brueggeman

Jeff Brueggeman

Vice President, Global Public Policy, AT&T

Lauren Van Wazer

Lauren Van Wazer

Vice President, Global Public Policy, Akamai Technologies

Nuala O'Connor

Nuala O'Connor

President & CEO, Center for Democracy & Technology


 

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