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PRESENTATIONS

DAY ONE: Wednesday 7th July 2004

DAY TWO: Thursday 8th July 2004

 

Day One: Welcoming Ceremony

Speaker's Opening Remarks

Format

Dr. MOHAN KAUL, CEO, Commonwealth Business Council

Mr. HAMADOUN I. TOURE, Director, ITU, Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT)

Dr. HENRY CHASIA, Executive Deputy Chairperson, E-Africa Commission, NEPAD

Hon DEELCHAND JEEHA, Minister of Information Technology & Telecommunications, Mauritius

Mrs. Oluwatoyin Job, Programme Coordinator, Commonwealth Secretariat

Hon. JAYA KRISHNA CUTTAREE, Acting Prime Minister, Mauritius

Day One: State of Play: Challenges to LDCs

Speakers

Format

Dr. COSMAS L. ZAVAZAVA, Head, LDC Unit, ITU/BDT, Overview on ICT State of Play in LDCs

HON. PATTERSON OTI, Minister of Communications, Aviation & Meteorology, Solomon Islands

to be posted soon

HON. NATAN TEEWE, Minister for Communications, Transport and Tourism Development, Kiribati

H.E. MR. IBRAHIM MALIK ELZAHAWI, Minister of Information & Communications, Sudan

to be posted soon

Day One: Setting the Stage: Policy Tracks/Issues

Speakers

Format

Professor, DAVID MELLOR, OBE, President, (Cable & Wireless Virtual Academy)

Dr. ABU SUFIAN E. DAFALLA, Telecom Officer, COMESA

MR. OSMAN ATAÇ, Chief Enterprise Management Development Section DISS, International Trade

Day One: ICTs in Action: Private Sector Contributions to Achieving MDGs

Speakers

Format

MR MASHUDU RAMANO, Exec Chairman, African Legend Investments

to be posted soon

Mr. STEPHEN PARRY, International Manager, Vodafone Group

Ms. ERIN WALSH, Senior Manager, International Partnerships & Strategies, CISCO Systems

Day One: Mauritius Presentation of Cyber Park / Initiatives

Speaker

Format

Mr. Robin UNUTH, Ministry of IT & Telecommunications

Day One: Regional Perspective - Nepad ICT Initiatives

Speaker

Format

Dr. HENRY CHASIA, Executive Deputy Chairperson, E-Africa Commission, NEPAD

 

Day Two: Donor Perspectives

Speakers

Format

DR. GEROLF WEIGEL, Head of Division, ICT4D Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)

MR.EDWARD MALLOY, Telecoms / IT Policy Advisor, USAID

Mrs GERTRUDE MWANGALA AKAPELWA-EHUENI, Division Manager, African Development Bank (ADB)

Mr. FLAVIO BELLO, First Secretary and Head of Unit for Economy, Regional Integration, Civil Society and Trade Issues, European Commission

Day Two: Projects - Providing an Infrastructure Backbone

Speakers

Format

Mr. HENRY CHASIA, E-Africa Commission

Mr. KEZANG KEZANG, Head of Telecom Section, ICTization of Schools in Bhutan

Mr. YOSSI BARKAN, VP Sales, IP Planet Network Ltd

Day Two: Projects - Private Sector Showcase

Speaker

Format

Ms Elli Takagaki, Cisco Systems

Day Two: Projects - Universal Access

Speakers

Format

Ms. STELLA HUGHES, UNESCO CMCs

Ms THANDIE MBVUNDULA, , Managing Director, Epsilon and Omega, Malawi

Mr. MUSTAFA ABDELRAHMAN ELTAYEB, National Telecom Corporation (NTC), Sudan

Ms. HELOISE EMDOM, Senior Programme Officer: Acacia Southern Africa, IDRC

Day Two: Projects - ICTs Providing Education Services

Speakers

Format

Mr MATTHEW CHETTY, E-Africa Commission – E-Schools

MR. DAVID BEARD, British Telecom

MR. NEIL SHAW, ICT in Education Adviser, British Council, Global Gateway Project, Department for Education and Skills (DfES), UK

Mr. SAMER HALAWI, Global E- Learning Initiative (ITU-INMARSAT)

ROSELIE VASQUEZ-YETTER, JOEL SCHROEDER (I-Linx, LLC)

Mr. Geoff Daniels, GVF

Day Two: Projects - Encouraging SME Development / Entrepreneurship

Speakers

Format

Mr JAMO MACANZE, Mozambique Institute of Information & Communication Technology

MR. AKHIL MONNAPA, Youth Employment Summit

 

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