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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 will be back in Washington DC for our final TMF of 2017.

We will bring 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 will look 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

Alice Munyua

Alice Munyua

Founder, Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet)

Brian Hendricks

Brian Hendricks

Head of Policy and Government Relations, North America and Latin America, Nokia

David A Gross (Ambassador)

David A Gross (Ambassador)

Partner, Wiley Rein LLP, USA

Jeff Blum

Jeff Blum

Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, DISH

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

Rajan S Mathews

Rajan S Mathews

Director General, Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI)

Terrell McSweeny

Terrell McSweeny

Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission, USA

Thomas M Dailey

Thomas M Dailey

Vice President and General Counsel, International Operations and Regulatory, Verizon International


 

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