Internet economy

Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2009

 

The OECD organized the following events at the 2009 IGF:

 

Workshop 95  Expanding access to the Internet and broadband for development
Day 2 - 16 Nov 09:30 to 11:00 in Room 5: Sphinx    
The IGF workshop 95, on Expanding access to the Internet and broadband for development, is a follow-up to the OECD/infoDev workshop on ICT for development (www.oecd.org/ict/4d).

(http://www.intgovforum.org/cms/index.php/component/chronocontact/?chronoformname=WSProposals2009View&wspid=95).

 

Chair: Dimitri Ypsilanti, Head of Information, Communication and Consumer Policy Division, OECD 

 

Keynote Speaker:  Rohan Samarajiva, Executive Director, LIRNE Asia 

 

Discussants:
Tim Kelly, Lead ICT Policy Specialist, infoDev - World Bank
Olfat A. Monsef, Vice President of National Telecommunication Regulator, Telecom Services, Egypt 
Anriette Esterhuysen
, Executive Director, Association for Progressive Communications (APC) /
Jake Jennings, Executive Director International External and Regulatory Affairs, AT&T.

 

Background documents:

Policy Coherence in the Application of Information and Communication Technologies for Development - Workshop Summary
How the developing world may participate in the global Internet Economy: Innovation driven by competition, Rohan Samarajiva, 2009

Workshop report


OECD Open Forum:

The importance of Internet Access and Openness for a sustainable economic recovery 
Day 3 - 17 Nov 09. 9:00 - 10:30, Room 4: Nile Valley    
http://www.intgovforum.org/cms/index.php/component/chronocontact/?chronoformname=WSProposals2009View&wspid=533

 

Speakers and a link to their bio/photos follow:

  1. Chair: Richard Beaird, Senior Deputy Coordinator for International Communications and. Information Policy, Department of State, United States
  2. Constance Bommelaer, Senior Manager, Strategic Global Engagement
  3. Taylor Reynolds, Communication Analyst, OECD 
  4. Jacqueline Ruff,  Vice President, International Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Verizon Communications, Representing the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD(BIAC)
  5. Willie Currie, Communications and Information Policy Programme Manager, Association for Progressive Communications (APC), Representing the Civil Society Information Society Advisory Committee to the OECD  (CSISAC)

 

Background document:

The Role of Communication Infrastructure Investment in Economic Recovery, OECD, 2009

 

Forum report

 

 

 

Related Documents

 

OECD events at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2009

2009 IGF Report

OECD Resources on Internet Governance

Workshop on global ICT services sourcing post-crisis: trends and developments (Egypt, 14 November 2009)

 

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