Events

Provisional Agenda

Opening Ceremony – Montserrat

Wednesday, 21st April, 2010

Time Activity Speaker
17:00  National Anthem  
17:05 Opening remarks Mr. Denzil West – Master of CeremoniesDirector – Department for Information Technology and E-Government Services
17:10 Invocation Father George AggerChairman Montserrat Christian Council
17:15  National Song  Mrs. Shirley Spycalla
17:20 Welcome Address Hon. Charles T. KirnonMinister of Communications, Works and Labour
17:35 The Caribbean ICT Roadshow –A Call For Innovation And Entrepreneurship Ms. Bernadette Lewis Secretary General,

Caribbean Telecommunications Union

17:50 Remarks  - Platinum Sponsor  Mr. David LittlePresident

PSTG Consulting

18:55 Cultural Presentation Small Beginnings Band
18:15 KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
Challenges and initiatives for developing the information Society in Montserrat.
Hon. Reuben T. Meade Chief Minister and Minister of Finance  Economic Development, Culture & Tourism
18:45 Vote of Thanks Mrs. Claudia SkerrittPrincipal Assistant Secretary

Ministry of Communications, Works and Labour

18:50 Presentations and Photographic Session   
19:00 End of  Ceremony  
  RECEPTION  


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DAY 1  Thursday, 22nd April, 2010 General Interest Fora
POLICY AND REGULATORY FORUM Facilitated by: Mr. Selby Wilson

Telecommunications Strategist, CTU  

09:00 ICT 4 Development  Case Study: Antigua and Barbuda Sen. Hon. Dr. Edmond MansoorMinister of State responsible for Information, Broadcasting and Telecommunications
09:30 ICT 4 Development  Case Study: Bermuda Hon. Marc BeanJunior Minister Tourism, Transport, Energy, Telecommunications and E-Commerce.
10:00 Discussion: Making ICT work for you  
10:45 Coffee Break  
ELEMENTS OF A NATIONAL ICT PLAN Facilitated by: Mr. Denzil West

Director- Department for Information Technology & E-Government Services

11:00 Elements of a National ICT PlanE-Government Mr. David LittlePresident, PSTG Consulting
11:30 E-Government: a Developmental Imperative Mr. Andre Griffith IT and E-Government Officer, CARICAD
12:00 Discussion  
12:30 Lunch  
       

 

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DAY 1  Thursday, 22nd April, 2010 General Interest Fora
BANKS AND SMALL BUSINESS FORUM Facilitated by:Ms. Bernadette Lewis

Secretary General, CTU

13:30 ICT-enabled business transformation Ms. Cassandra Ryan Manager, Royal Bank of Canada
14:00 Extending markets for New Business Opportunities -Fruit Processing Mr. Ken ShipleyCEO, Search Antigua

Ms. Julie-Ann Laudat
Technical Specialist, IICA

15:00 Discussion  
15:30 Coffee Break  
ENGAGING CITIZENS  – Open forum Facilitated by: Mr. Jeevan Robinson

Founder, MNI Alive

16:00  Connecting to the Diaspora Hon. R.T. Meade Chief Minister

Hon. J. Wade

Parliamentarian 

16:30  Social Connectivity Ms. Nerissa Golden Director, Information & Communications
16:45 Discussion Local CommunityDiaspora
17:45 End of Forum  
       

 

COMMUNITY OUTREACH at the Lyme Facilitated by:Mr. Selby Wilson

Telecommunications Strategist, CTU

19:00 The Power is in Your Hand – The Mobile Phone Mr. Joseph Cassell Country Manager, LIME
  What you can do with your phone – What your phone can do for you  Mr. Ken ShipleyCEO, Search Antigua
  What parents don’t Know Mr. Bevil WoodingProject Director, CTU
  Q&A  


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DAY 2   Friday, 23rd April, 2010  General Interest Fora
ICT INNOVATORS FORUM Facilitated By: Ms. Bernadette Lewis

Secretary General, CTU

09:00 UWI Open Campus: Your Higher Education Solution in Montserrat  Ms. Gracelyn CassellHead – UWI Open Campus Montserrat 
09:15 MNI Alive: Connecting Montserratians Globally Mr. Jeevan Robinson Editor in Chief, MNI Alive
09:35 Lavabits Video Presentation Mr. Manish Valechha Founder, Lavabits
09:45 The Digital Generation and Benefits of Web Presence Ms. Ellen DeboeckOperations Manager, Search Antigua
10:05 Web 2.0 Technologies in Libraries Ms. Beverley WoodHead of Cataloguing, UWI, Barbados
10:25 Using ICT to develop a Brand with Global Appeal Ms. Nerissa GoldenCreative Director, Golden Media Montserrat
10:45 Discussion  
 11:15  Coffee Break  
HOT SEAT DISCUSSION: International Connectivity Facilitated by:Mr. Bevil Wooding

Internet strategist, PCH

11:30 Cost of Internet Services Mr. Joseph Cassell, LIMEMr. Selby Wilson, CTU 

Mr. Denzil West, Government 

12:30 Discussion  
13:00 Lunch  
       

 

 

CTU AND PARTNERS AT YOUR SERVICE Facilitated By:Mr. Selby Wilson

Telecommunications  Strategist, CTU 

14:00 CTU Ms. Bernadette LewisSecretary General, CTU
14:20 ICANN Mr. Shernon OsepaManager of Regional Relations, ICANN 
14:40 CARIBNOG Mr. Bevil WoodingInternet Strategist, PCH
15:00 Coffee Break  
ICT SOLUTIONS FOR REAL PROBLEMS Facilitated By:Ms. Bernadette Lewis

Secretary General, CTU

15:15 Establishing a Trademark Registry for Montserrat  Mr. Warren CassellAttorney at Law, Cassel & Lewis
15:45 Monitoring the Learning Experience   Mr. Fitzmaurice Christian Investment Promotion Director, Antigua and Barbuda Investment Authority
16:15 Caribbean Case studies: The Importance of Network Security and Protection of Digital Assets Mr. Gregory P.K. Richardson
CEO, Secure Tech International
16:45 Discussion and Commitment  
17:15 CLOSING SESSION  

 
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(Youth)

DAY 1  Thursday, 22nd April, 2010  Youth Forum  (Primary)
   
09:30 Dangers in Cyberspace: Video Presentation Facilitated by: School Teacher
11:30 Views and Viewpoints from the young people of Montserrat  
   
       

 

DAY 2  Friday, 23rd April, 2010 Youth Forum (Post Primary)
 
13:30  Dangers in Cyberspace: Video Presentation Facilitated by: Mr. Jeevan Robinson 
14:00 Views and Viewpoints from the young people of Montserrat  
15:00 Workshop: Creating a podcast Mr. Bevil WoodingProject Director, CTU
16:00 Q&A