Welcome Remarks by Dr. Dilawar Grewal, Chair of CROP ICT Working Group
Welcome Remarks by Dr. Cosmas Zavazava, Chief, Project Support and Knowledge Management Department, ITU/BDT
Opening Remarks by Hon. Sosefo Fe'ao Vakata, Minister for Internal Affairs
Vote of Thanks by Mr. Andrew To'imoana, Director of Information
Appointment of Chair and Drafting Committee
Strategies for ICT in the Pacific [ICT for Sustainable Development]
As countries move towards diverse trade, economic, regulatory reforms that create an enabling environment within which local content can be encouraged, and diverse utilization of various ICT infrastructures, creation of economic opportunities will see Pacific communities thrive. There many aspects of ICT for development such as education, commerce, preservation of culture and languages, e-Government applications that enable access for citizens.
Moderator: Mr. Paula Ma'u, CEO of MEIDECC
1.1 Presentation by World Bank, Ms. Natasha Beschorner
1.2 Presentation by APT, Dr. Stephen Sheehan
1.3 ICT in Pacific Education, Mr. Ian Thompson,
University of the South Pacific
1.4 ICTD Capacity Development for SIDS, Mr.
Michael Riggs, UN-APCICT/ESCAP
16:00-16:10 Afternoon Tea - hosted by
Government of Tonga
Strategies for ICT in the Pacific [Cybersecurity]
The Pacific has been subjected to diverse forms of threats and attacks including but not limited to increase in spam, malware, viruses, denial of service attacks, botnets, child online pornography, cyber bullying, espionage, intrusion, theft etc.
Moderator: Ms. Tepua Hunter, ICT Director, Cook Islands
1.5 Presentation by APNIC, Mr. Paul Wilson
1.6 PacCERT, PacCERT Board
1.7 Cybersecurity Initiatives, ISOC
18:30-22:00 Dinner hosted by Government of Tonga, Likualofa Beach Resort