DAY 2: TUESDAY 9 MAY 2017
Day 1 Recap and Overview of Day 2 Programme
Alasdair Grant, Head of Asia Pacific, GSMA
Session 2: Business and Government Drivers for Digitization
Ian Huh, SVP, IoT Business Division, SK Telecom [presentation
Part 1: Products and Services
A Vision of the Future What can we expect from the advent of 5G and the new services and products that will emerge in an IoT environment? Senior leaders from industry will introduce their vision of the future and answer key questions about the benefits for citizens, society, and national economies.
Moderator: Mohammad Chowdhury, Partner/TMT Sector Lead, PwC
• Foong Chee Kheong, Group Head of Regulatory Affairs, Axiata, Malaysia [presentation
• Peter Rhee, Vice President, Global Public Affairs, Samsung, South Korea [presentation
• Rajiv Bawa, Head of Public and Regulatory Affairs, Asia, Telenor Group [presentation
Ibrahim Kholilul Rohman, Research Fellow, UN University presentation
Part 2: Government Initiatives for the Future
New technologies will herald new solutions for governments coping with tough socioeconomic challenges. This panel discussion brings together government officials to discuss different approaches and new ways of working to harness the power of ICTs.
Moderator: Masanori Kondo, Deputy Secretary General, APT
• Dr Syed Ismail Shah, Chairman, PTA, Pakistan [presentation
• Shahajan Mahmood, Chairman, BTRC, Bangladesh
• Dr Adisak Srinakarin, EVP, Electronic Government Agency, Thailand
Session 3: Building our Digital Environments – Smart Cities and Development
Part 1: Smart Cities and Key Lessons in our Physical Environment
With the trend of urbanisation as a key backdrop, this panel will look at the most pressing issues that cities face in building urban environments that work for citizens through the integration of ICTs. It will provide an opportunity for participants to learn from panellists who have already undertaken the difficult journey of building a Smart City in Asia Pacific.
Moderator: Jeanine Vos, Executive Director, Connected Living, GSMA
• David Sehyeon Baek, Chief of Informational Affairs Cooperation & Public Relations,
Gyeonggi Center for Creative Economy & Innovation, South Korea [presentation
• Mike Lee, EVP, Far EasTone, China (Taiwan) [presentation
• Klee Aiken, External Relations Manager, APNIC, Australia
Raj Singh, Regional Director, ISOC
Part 2: Locally Relevant Content and Uptake of Services
Building inclusive digital societies entails addressing the basic requirements that would enable all citizens to take advantage of the socio-economic benefits that ICTs bring. This involves not only Internet connectivity, but also components such as digital literacy, locally relevant content and targeted investments to low-income, rural and marginalised communities.
This interactive panel will share insights on successful partnerships and interventions, and deliberate on how lessons learned, along with findings from recent studies on Internet access, can inform and align stakeholders’ priorities as we work towards achieving the UN SDGs.
Moderator: Noelle Francesca de Guzman, Regional Programmes Coordinator, ISOC
• Atsuko Okuda, Head of ICT and Development Section, UNESCAP [presentation
• Daniel Gelfer, Head of Strategic Relations and Telecoms, Google
• Joyce Chen, Senior Manager GSE, ICANN [presentation
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