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Presentations: ITU-TRCSL Event

​​​​​​​​12 September 2017 

Day - 1

08:30 – 09:00 ​​​​​​Registration
09:00 – 09:30Opening Ceremony
Opening remarks:  Mr. Sameer Sharma, Senior Advisor​, ITU Regional Office Asia- Pacific [Speech]​​
        Welcome Re​​​​marks: Director General, TRCSL 
09:30 – 10:30 Keynote Address
ICT for Innovation and Entrepreneurship     
Mr. Sameer Sharma, Senior Advisor, ITU [
Bio]  [Presentation]
10:30 - 11:00    Morning Break
11:00 –12:30 A New ICT Education Framework : Mr Peter Argent [Bio​]  [Presentation]
•  Case Study: Technology Entrepreneurship Training in Sydney, 
    Australia

•  Modern course design
•  Teaching methodologies
•  Practical outcomes
•  Attracting new students  
12:30 – 13:30  Lunch Break​​​
13:30 – 15:00Teaching Future Technology​: Mr. Peter Argent [Presentation​]
•  Demystifying future tech for students
•  Access to Open Source
•  Solving important problems
•  Case studies of communities using future tech to solve challenges
          
 15:00 – 15:30Afternoon Break
15:30 – 17:00How to earn money online by freelancing : Mr. Shahryar Khan [Bio]  [Presentation]
•   Different platforms available for freelancing 
•   Technical, Business and Communication skills required for
     Freelancing  

•   Different payment methods available for remote work      

13 September 2017

Day - 2

09:00 – 10:30Creating a new business / service on a budget : Mr. Shahryar Khan [Presentation]
•   Difference between traditional and ICT based businesses 
•   ICT business Examples  
•   Find partners, investors and mentors  
•   Programs available for incubation of small businesses in Sri Lanka 
•   Promotion and marketing        
10:30 - 11:00Morning Break
11:00 –12:30 ICT improves efficiency and innovation of EnterpriseMr. Hu Zhongming , Huawei [Bio]  [Presentation​]
12:30 – 13:30  Lunch Break
13:30 – 15:00 Education, Skills and Career Development : Ms. Achia Khaleda Nila​ [Bio​]  [Presentation​]
•  Online learning programs 
•  Skills and certifications relevant in today's IT job market 
15:00 – 15:30  Afternoon Break
15:30 – 17:00 Creating Supportive Communities for Networking and Collaboration : 
Mr. Peter Argent  [Presentation]

14 ​ September ​2017

Day - 3

09:00 – 10:30ICT enabled/based applications for business : Mr. Shahryar Khan [Presentation]
•  Android and iOS applications / games 
•  Challenges and opportunities for startups
•  Technical skills required to develop apps     

10:30 - 11:00Lunch Break
11:00 –12:30Lean startup methodology : Mr. Shahryar Khan [Presentation​]
•  Build, Measure and Learn 
•  How to develop minimum viable product (MVP)
•  Pivots and Perseverance 
•  Idea Validation through customer feedback
•  Lean Model Canvas         
12:30 - 13:30  Lunch Break
13:30 –15:00Security, Risk and Privacy, ethics in ICT Businesses :
  Mr. Sameer Sharma [Presentation​]

  Mr. Shahryar Khan
15:30 – 16:00Afternoon Break
16:00 – 17:30 IT product development Process : Ms. Achia Khaleda Nila​ [Presentation​]
•   New product development is the complete process of bringing a new product
    to the market till its consumption 

•   Feedback from the end user of the business chain through the systematic
    procedure & parameter.    

​15 September 2017

Day - 4​ ​​

09:00 – 1030Leveraging Open Source & Free/cheap online services : Mr Peter Argent  [Presentation​]
10:30 - 11:00 Morning Break
11:00 –12:30  Social Impact of increasing ICT access : Mr. Shahryar Khan​ [Presentation​]​
•  Bhutan case study 
•  Transformational power of broadband and ICT based applications           
12:30 - 13:30Lunch Break
13:30 –15:00Empowering SMEs through E-Commerce : Ms. Achia Khaleda Nila [Presentation​]
•   Facebook Commerce
•   Bangladesh Case study 
15:30 – 16:00Afternoon Break
16:00 – 17:30  Closing Ceremony 
    Mr. Sameer Sharma, Senior Advisor, ITU
    Director General, TRCSL ​​​
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