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CBS-2016 Speakers

​CBS-2016 brings together Ministers, Director-Generals of Regulatory Authorities, Heads of UN Organizations, CEOs of private sector companies, representatives from universities and research institutions and other experts in ICT capacity building. It is the main global event for capacity development in the field of ICT.

Confirmed speakers for CBS-2016 include: ​

 

 

 

Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology, Republic of Kenya 

 

 

 

 

Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Republic of Kenya​​

 

 

 

Secretary-General, ITU

 

 

 

Director General, Communications Authority of Kenya

 

 

 

 

Director Telecommunication Development Bureau, ITU

 

 

 

 

​H.E. Mr Mohamed Jama Mursal
Minister, Ministry of Post and Telecommunications, Somalia

 

 

 

H.E. Mr Suleiman Zuhairi
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology, State of Palestine

 

 

 

 

H.E. Mr Cornelius Deveaux
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Information and Communications, Sierra Leone

 

 

 

       
H.E. Dr Win Mlambo
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Information, Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services, Zimbabwe

 

​In alphabetical order:

 

 

 

 

Ms Lucienne Abrahams Director and Senior Lecturer, Link Centre,
Wits University

 

 

 

Digital Bridge Institute

 

 

 

 

Curriculum Coordinator, United States Telecommunications Training Institute (USTTI)

 

 

 

 

Chief Economist,
Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS)

 

 

 

 

Senior Associate, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)

 

 

 

 

Dr Saba Bokhari Education/Programme Specialist, UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa

 

 

 

 

Director, Swedish Programme for ICT in Developing Regions (Spider), Stockholm University

 

 

 

General Manager for East Africa,
Cisco

 

 

 

 

Head, Centre of Excellence for cybersecurity

 

 

 

Co-founder and Academic Director, South School on Internet Governance (SSIG)

 

 

 

 

Ms Kalaya Chinatiworn Director of International Organizations Group, Ministry of ICT, Thailand

 

 

 

 

Ms Nadine Chorao Executive Secretary, ARCTEL 

 

 

 

 

Adviser for Communication and Information, UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa

 

 

 

 

Executive Director, Association for Progressive Communications (APC)

 

 

 

 

Head of International Relations,
GSMA

 

 

 

Mr Mario Ferreira Continuing Education Associate Manager, Instituto Nacional de Telecomunicações

 

 

 

 

Dr Maria Garrido Research Assistant Professor, Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), University of Washington

 

 

 

Ms Annie Gladding
Global Education Specialist, 
INTEL Corporation

 

 

 

 

Dr Oliver Holland Research Fellow,
King’s College London

 

 

 

Project Manager and Researcher for Online Learning, Diplo Foundation

 

 

 

 

Dr Kemal Huseinovic Chief, Department of Infrastructure, Enabling Environment and E-Applications, ITU

 

 

 

Ms Anne-Rachel Inné Vice-President Government Engagement, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

 

 

 

 

Business Editor, Nation Media Group, Kenya

 

 

 

Programme Manager, Swedish Programme for ICT in Developing Regions (Spider), Stockholm University

 

 

 

 

Chief Executive Officer, Telkom Kenya

 

 

 

 

Facultad Regional San Nicolás, Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, Argentina

 

 

 

 

Co-Founder and COO, iAugmentor Labs

 

 

 

 

Founder and CEO,
World Tech Makers 

 

 

 

 

Business Development Manager,
BRCK Education

 

 

 

Board Member,
Internet Society (ISOC)

 

 

 

 

Professor,
Universidad Icesi, Colombia

 

 

 

 

Ambassador, Government Affairs,
iHub

 

 

 

 

Senior Council Member, Computer Society of Kenya (CSK) and World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA)

 

 

 

 

Director Corporate Affairs - EMEA,
Cisco

 

 

 

Senior Policy Advisor, Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Canada

 

 

 

 

Academic Vice Rector, Universidad Blas Pascal, Argentina

 

 

 

 

Regional Director for Africa,
ITU

 

 

 

 

Country Managing Direcor, Oracle Kenya

 

 

 

 

Director General, Ecole Supérieure des Télécommunications de Dakar (ESMT)

 

 

 

 

Chairman, Pakistan Telecommunications Authority, Pakistan

 

 

 

 

Chairman,
United Kingdom Telecommunications
Academy 

 

 

 

 

Managing Director, ICT Development Associates

 

 

 

 

Team leader,
L:ara

 

 

 

 

Deputy Chief of the International Bureau, Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Managing Director, HCBS ICT Learning Academy

 

 

 

 

Lead Developer,
Easyprep

 

 

 

Ms Liu Xiaohong Department Manager of China Telecommunication Technology Labs, China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT)

 

 

 

 

Director General, State Radio Monitoring Center, MIIT, China

 

 

 

Dr Cosmas Zavazava Chief of Department, Project Support and Knowledge Management, ITU

 

 

 

Visiting Tutor,
Royal Holloway,
University of London