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Global Industry Leaders Forum (GILF) 2010

GILF 2010 Programme

The GILF is an annual event which provides a neutral platform for ITU-D Sector Members to share their views with policy makers and regulators on major issues facing the ICT sector, with a particular emphasis on reducing barriers to ICT investment in developing and least developed countries.

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Tuesday, 9 November
Registration
08:00 - 09:30
OPENING CEREMONY
09:30 - 10:30
Mr Sami Al Basheer
Director
ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau Speech
Mr Mahfoudh Ould Brahim [Chairman of GILF-10]
Deputy Director-General
Expresso Senegal Speech
Mr Ndongo Diao [Chairman of GSR-10]
Director General
Regulatory Authority for Telecommunications and Post of Senegal (ARTP) Speech
Ms Isabelle Mauro
Head, External Affairs
GSM Association Speech
S.E. Mme Fatou Ndiaye Diop Blondin
Minister
Information and Communication Technologies Speech
Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:00
Session 1: securing a wireless future
11:00 - 12:30
  • What needs to be done today to ensure that we have sufficient spectrum to support investment and services for future needs?
  • Which flexible policy and regulatory approaches have successfully supported innovation in spectrum use? What role can non-licensed spectrum play?
  • How can public and private sector spectrum needs be balanced? What are some examples where the right balance has been struck?
Mr Istvan Bozsoki [Moderator]
Senior Engineer for Spectrum Management and Broadcasting
ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau  
Mr Mamadou Kolade
Group Director, Regulatory Affairs
Bharti Airtel Limited  
Mr Zolisa Masiza
Group Executive, Regulatory Affairs
MTN  
Mr Thabiso Thukani
Government and Industry Relations Manager
Ericsson  
Mr Eric Lacombe
Alcatel-Lucent  
Lunch Break
12:30 - 14:30
Session 2: creating a "light touch" policy and regulatory environment
14:30 - 16:00
  • What is a light touch policy and regulatory environment? What kind of basic rules are needed for a healthy, sustainable and competitive market place?
  • When does regulation get in the way of competition and investment? When does it stimulate competition and investment?
  • Can taxation, including both levies and deductions, be used to stimulate positive market behaviours, or does taxation always have a negative impact on ICT sector growth?
  • What should be the role of policy-makers and regulators to help foster the introduction and adoption of new, innovative ICT applications, including those for health, education, and commerce among others? What about the respective roles and responsibilities of the market players in a converged environment?
Mr Mario Maniewicz [Moderator]
Head, Policies and Strategies Department
ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau  
Lynne Dorward
Group Chief Regulatory Officer
Zain  
Mr Marc Ricau
Vice President for Partnerships, Africa Region
Orange France Telecom  
Ms Crystal Watley Kigoni
Intersat Africa Ltd  
Ms Zeina Mokaddem
SES  
Coffee Break
16:00 - 16:30
Session 3: review of GILF Draft Recommendations
16:30 - 17:30

NOTE: GILF Chairman's report to be presented to GSR on 10 November. GILF participants are invited to attend the GSR sessions held on 10 November.

 

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