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Tuesday, December 6 • 12:00 - 13:00

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IEEE has been organizing local conversations to connect technologists, policy makers, industry, civil society and others engaged in technology and industry domains globally to advance solutions for the Internet-related challenges we face today. The Open Forum will share insights from conversations for use by stakeholders to enable inclusive and sustainable growth. It will focus on issues of Internet access and affordability for social inclusion and economic growth, and privacy and security. While economic growth and societal good have resulted from the Internet, the benefit to humanity yet to be realized is even greater. In addition to opportunities in new services, improved productivity, real-time decision-making and new business models, the drive toward universal connectivity, the rise of IoT and the adaptation of ICTs in new industries, are bringing to the forefront a complex set of issues.

Name of Speaker(s)

Ning Kong, Director of International Dept, China Internet Network Information Center; Limor Shmerling Magazanik, Director of The Israeli Law, Information and Technology Authority ; Juan Gonzalez, Senior Strategist Office of the Chief Technology Office Cyber Security and Communications US DHS; Osama Manzar, Founder and Director Digital Empowerment Foundation; Min Jiang, Associate Professor of Communication, UNC Charlotte; Affiliate Researcher at the Center for Global Communication Studies, University of Pennsylvania; Oleg Logvinov, CEO IoTecha

Session Organizers
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Karen McCabe

Senior Director, Public Affairs, IEEE
Senior Director of Public Affairs, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Leading efforts in the IEEE Internet Initiative, including the focal area of advancing solutions to connect the unconnected. For more information, please see: http://internetinitiative.ieee.org/.I... Read More →

Tuesday December 6, 2016 12:00 - 13:00 CST
Workshop Room 8 PALCCO, Guadalajara, Mexico