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Thu, Apr 19 2018

  • Seminar Room
    09:00 am to 09:30 am
    Raúl Katz, President of Telecom Advisory Services LLC
  • Seminar Room
    09:30 am to 10:55 am
    In this panel, the potential of the Internet to reduce social inequalities will be discussed. Likewise, the importance of its adoption for the effective participation of citizens in the economic, political and social spheres will be reviewed. The panelists will also discuss how digital skills and digital culture contribute to closing the digital divide and the implications it has in terms of equal opportunities and socio-economic mobility.
  • 10:55 am to 11:10 am
  • Seminar Room
    11:10 am to 11:40 am
    Mischa Dohler, Professor in Wireless Communications at King’s College London
  • Seminar Room
    11:40 am to 01:05 pm
    One of the greatest challenges facing the region will be addressed: how to translate the growing connectivity into a greater integration of physical and digital markets? In this framework, policies that can increase economies of scale, facilitate cross-border digital commerce and the export of digital services will be discussed. Also, the opportunity of these technologies to integrate small and medium-sized businesses into international trade and more demanding supply chains will be discussed.
  • 01:05 pm to 02:25 pm
  • Official delegations room
    02:25 pm to 06:00 pm
  • Seminar Room
    02:25 pm to 02:40 pm
    Robert Pepper, Head of Global Connectivity and Technology Policy at Facebook
  • Seminar Room
    02:40 pm to 03:50 pm
    The main challenges faced by regulators in the region will be addressed, considering the importance of having an efficient and effective regulation that guarantees the correct functioning of markets, access to the benefits of the digital economy to citizens, promote competition and investment in high-capacity networks, the implementation of infrastructure deployment plans, and efficient management of the radio spectrum.
  • 03:50 pm to 04:05 pm