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PP-18 coneference

CBS-2018 Speakers

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​CBS-2018 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-2018 include: ​

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Vice-President of the 
Dom​inic​​an Republic​​ ​
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Vice​ Minister of the Presidency
Dominican Republic​​​ ​
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President​
INDOTEL​
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Director​ Telecommunication
​Dev​elop​ment Bure​au, ITU​ ​
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Member of the Board of Directors, INDOTEL​​​​
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In alphabetical order:
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CEO, profIT Develo​​pment Consulting, Haiti​​
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Manager Special Projects, National Information and Communications Technology Authority, Papua New Guinea​
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Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering, Chulalongkorn University,Thailand​
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Research Coordinator Techio Comunitario, Mexico​​​​
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Founder,​ UjuziKilimo & HydroIQ, Kenya​​​
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Deputy Programme Manager, ICT for Development (ICT4D), CARICOM, Guyana​​​​
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Board Member, CCAT LAT and SSIG​​​​
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Senior Manager, Stakeholder Engagement, ICANN​​​​
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Associate Professor,
Social Artificial ​Intellig​​ence, Delft University, Netherlands
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Dr Hopeton Dunn Professor of Communications Policy and Digital Media, University of the West Indies, Jamaica
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Head of Internaitonal Relations, GSMA​​​​​
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Mr Mario Ferreira ​Continuing Education Manager, Instituto Nacional de Telecomunicações, Brazil
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Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, University of Bremen, Germany​
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Ms Carmen Evarista Oriondo Gates Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria, INICTEL-UNI, Peru​
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Secretary General and Board Member, Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU), Barbados​
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Mr Gustav Gonzalez Founder, MaeFloresta, Colombia​​​​
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Under-Secretary of Regulation, Ministry of Modernization, Argentina​
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Dr Rolando Guzman​​ Rector,​Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC)
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Dr James A. Hendler Professor and Director of Institute for Data Exploration and Applications, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute​​​​
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Dr Toni Janevski Professor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, ​Skopje, TFYR Macedonia
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Manager, Talent Management Organisation Development, ​Communications Authority of Kenya
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Legal Officer, Copyright Law Division, WIP​O​​
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Ms Halima Letamo Training and Development Officer, ITU​​​

 

 

 
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​Ms Yolanda Martinez Mancilla National Digital Strategy Coordinator, Mexico
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Director-General, ITSO​​​
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Director of the Centre of Excellence for IT-enabled Innovation, Mona School of Business and Management, Jamaica​​​​​
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Ms Luciana Mermet Deputy Resident Representative, UNDP, Dominican Republic​​​​​
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Head, ICT in Education, UNESCO​​​​​
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Professo​r, Faculty of Sciences, University of Carthage, Tunisia​
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Senior Human Capacity Building Officer, ITU​​​​
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Co-​founder, CodePhil​​​
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Director ​Internet and Technology Research, Pew Research Center​
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Skills and Enterprise ​​​​​Specialist, ILO​​​
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Regional Director, ITU Office for the Americas Region​
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Senior Policy Advisor, Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Canada​​​​
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Senior Design and Policy Advisor, Centre of Excellence in Universal Design, National Disability Authority, Ireland​ ​​​
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Flying Lab Coordinator, WeRobotics, Dominican Republic​​​​
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Dr Marco Serrato Executive Director, Vice Rector ​for Executive Education Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico​​
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Head, Strategic Relationships, Office of Digital Learning, MIT, United States​​
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Research Fellow, Digital Media and Interaction Research Centre, Department of Communication and Arts, University of Aveiro, Portugal​​
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Human Capacity Building Officer, ITU
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Director, Cyber Solutions, CYBRcore
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Head of College, African Leadership ​University, Rwanda
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Head, Human Capacity Building Division, ITU​​
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Dr Spencer Thomas​ Chairman, National Telecommunications Regulatory ​Commission (NTRC), Grenada​​
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Founder, Odyssey Educational Foundation, Nigeria​​​​
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Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, CISCO​
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Chief of Department, Project Support and Knowledge Management, ITU