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GSR13 Programme - Day 2

  Thursday 4 July 2013

   Global Regulators-Industry Dialogue


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9h00 - 10h15 SESSION III: FINANCIAL DEBATE: INFRASTRUCTURE 4.0 AND BEYOND: HOW TO ATTRACT INVESTMENTS AND SECURE FUNDS? 
 
- A perspective from the financial and capital markets on the impact of regulation
- What are the risks assessed by investors and landing institutions in the current economic environment? Which regulatory measures are encouraged to foster investment in ICT deployment and help overcome digital exclusion? Is network sharing a solution? 
- How to secure loans to finance ICT infrastructure and service deployment? 

Moderator:
- Ben Rooney, Technology Editor, The Wall Street Journal Europe
Panelists:
- Mr Hervé Drouet, Managing Director and Head of Equity Research for TMT for CEEMA region, HSBC
- Mr Maciej Witucki, President of the Board, Orange Polska S.A., Poland
- Ms Gabrielle Gauthey, Executive Vice President, Alcatel-Lucent
- Mr Jerónimo González, Director, Regulatory Strategy, Telefónica
- Mr Marc Furrer, President, Federal Communications Commission (COMCOM), Switzerland
- Mr Ron Box, Regulator, Telecommunication & Radiocommunication Regulator (TRR), Vanuatu
- Mr Gerry Oberst, Senior Vice President, Global Regulatory, SES World Skies
- Mr Bocar Ba, CEO, SAMENA Telecommunications Council, Dubai, UAE
 
10h15 - 10h30 COFFEE BREAK
10h30 12h00 SESSION IV: MAXIMIZING THE POTENTIAL OF UNIVERSAL SERVICE FUNDS THROUGH SUCCESSFUL ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT - ADDRESSING THE MISSING LINK

- Presentation of the GSR study on Universal service funds, Ms Lynne Dorward, Head, International Affairs, TMG
- Overview of measures needed to ensure efficient use of USF funds
- Recipes for successes: What worked and what didn’t? Is there a need to rethink the scope and regulation of USF in the digital era? Is “political will” key? 
- Expanding USF to cover new services and applications and encourage innovation

Moderator:
- Ms Magdalena Gaj, President, UKE, Poland
Paneliststs:
- Dr Vijayalakshmy Gupta, Member, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)
- Ms Fátima Barros, Chairman of the Board, ICP - Autoridade Nacional de Comunicações (ANACOM) , Portugal
- Mr Eric Loeb, Vice President, International External Affairs, AT&T
- Mr  Gonzalo Ruiz Díaz, President, Organismo Supervisor de la Inversión privada en Telecomunicaciones (OSPITEL), Peru
- Mr Monehela Posholi, Chief Executive Officer, Lesotho Communications Authority
 
12h00 - 14h00 LUNCH
14h00 - 15h30 SESSION V: DIGITAL TRANSACTIONS IN TODAY’S SMART SOCIETY
 
-  Presentation of the GSR discussion paper on digital transactions, Mr William Delylle, Partner, Greenwich Consultants

- Mobile money, e-payments, e-wallet and NFC, for whom and for what?
- What kind of regulation is needed to foster security and confidence in their use? Who’s in charge? Is there a role for the ICT regulator?  A call for global cooperation to reduce cybersecurity risks associated with global digital transaction
- Industry, regulatory and consumers’ perspectives

Moderator:

Mr Carlos Pablo Márquez Escobar, Executive Director, CRC, Colombia
Panelists:
- Dr Feliksas Dobrovolskis, Director, Communications Regulatory Authority (RRT), Lithuania
- Dr Eugene Juwah, , Executive Vice Chairman and CEO, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Nigeria
Mr Ananda Bose, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, du
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America Móvil

15h30 - 15h45 COFFEE BREAK
15h45 - 17h00 SESSION VI: A WORLD OF DATA: THE NEED FOR MORE IP ADDRESSES
 
- Presentation of the GSR discussion paper on the need for more IP addresses, Mr Latif Ladid, Researcher, Next Generation Internet Technologies, University of Luxembourg

- How to ensure smooth development of data- intensive services, applications and the Internet of things?
- Addressing the shortage of IP addresses by moving from IPv4 to IPv6 and removing the remaining related roadblocks, the role of policy makers and regulators.
Moderator:
Dr Abdullah A. Al Darrab, Governor, Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC), Saudi Arabia
Panelists:
- Dr Robert Pepper, Vice-President, Cisco Systems, Inc.
- Ms Margaret Chalwe-Mudenda, Director-General, Zambia Information & Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA)
- Dr Izzeldin Kamil Amin, Director-General, National Telecommunications Corporation (NTC), Sudan
- Mr Jose Alexandre Novaes Bicalho, Superintendent, ANATEL, Brazil
 
 
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