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ITU ACMA Regulators' Roundtable 2014

Beyond Convergence - the Networked Society​

21-22 July, 2014, Sydney, Australia

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​The 4th Asia-Pacific Regulators' Roundtable, organised by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) with support from the Department of Communications, Government of Australia aims to hold strategic discussion and information sharing amongst top level management of telecommunication, broadcasting and converged ICT regulators in an era of the networked society i.e., beyond telecom, IT and broadcasting convergence.  

​The objective of the meeting is to share real experiences, brainstorm on possible solutions to address emerging challenges anddiscuss potential collaboration. The Regulators' Roundtable will be followed by ITU-ACMA International Training Programme on Convergent Regulation Through First Principles Thinking from 23-25 July 2014 at the same venue. The Roundtable was attended by 55 participants from 24 countries.

FINAL Outcome can be downloaded here.

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Session 1 and 2

21 July (Monday)

0900-1000
Opening Session

 

Sameer Sharma web.jpgWelcome Remarks:  Mr. Sameer Sharma, Regional Director a.i., ITU Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific      

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Opening Remarks: Mr. Chris Chapman,  Chairman, Australian Communications and Media Authority

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1000-1200
Session 1:    Evolution of the Regulator – in the changing environment of a fully networked society the regulator needs to be agile and adaptive in order to remain relevant. (Addressing national concerns)

Session Chair: Mr. Chris Chapman, Chairman, Australian Communications and Media Authority, Australia

Mr. Suthiphon Thaveechaiyagarn, Commissioner, National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission, Thailand

Mr. Keng Thai Leong, Director General, Infocomm Development Authority

All Roundtable Participants

 

1330-1500
Session 2:  Evolution of the Regulator – in the changing environment of a fully networked society the regulator needs to be agile and adaptive in order to remain relevant. (Addressing international concerns)

Session Chair:
Mr. Keng Thai Leong, Director General, Infocomm Development Authority, Singapore 

All Roundtable Participants

 



 

Session 3 and 4



1530-1700
Session 3:   The changing communications sector – How user’s expectations have changed and how that is driving the sector.
 
Session Chair: Mr. Syed Ismail Shah, Chairman, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, Pakistan

Mr. Sunil Kanti Bose, Chairman, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission
 
Mr. Choi Sung-joon, Chairman, Korea Communications Commission

All Roundtable Participants
 
 
1700-1800: Reception
 
 
 
22 July (Tuesday)
 
0930-1130
Session 4: Facilitating regulatory environment for the networked society: The way forward
 
Session Chair: Mr. Sharil Tarmizi, Chairman, Malaysian Communications And Multimedia Commission, Malaysia
 
All Roundtable Participants




11:30-12:00
            Closing Session
Mr. Sameer Sharma,
Regional Director a.i., ITU Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

 Mr. Chris Chapman,
Chairman, Australian Communications and Media Authority                                                                                       
 
 
 
 

 

 

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