As long as you are a user of the internet IGF is for you. See more in our recording of the event
Ms. Bernadette Lewis Secretary General, Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU)
Congratulate the team in SVG for organising the national IGF.
An overview of the work of the CTU was given with an example of there IGF framework and the implementation of this framework.
Darron Andrews – Internationally Acclaimed Violinist
Mr Andrews performs a spectacular violin rendition of Justin Bieber “Let me love you” For more of the beautiful rendition See our recording of the event
Understanding the internet ecosystem
Mr. Albert Daniels
Stakeholder Engagement Senior Manager, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
Mr Daniels explained ICANNs ecosystem
ICANN is open to everyone. Important decision that is made at these meetings affect everyone. Fellowships are available for interested persons. There is an online application process 3x year around.
If we as a Vincentian citizen does not participate, then the people that are at these meeting, will make the decision for us.
The importance of Internet Governance and how to address internet challenges
Mr Shernon Osepa
Manager LAC, Internet Society (ISOC)
Critical aspect of the internet that should be taken into consideration:
Economic – How to use the internet to generate an income
Development – We are looking at the digital divide – How can we bridge the digital divide
Social Cultural – Content development privacy and Data Protection – Rights of people with Disability – when can develop system that they too can get internet.
Security – Cyber Security spam protection of children online
Understanding Net Neutrality and Relevance to the Caribbean
Mr Maurice John and Eben Wilkins -TechnoBlurbs Team
This presentation informed us about Net Neutrality. How it is important to our daily lives and why all stakeholders should support equal opportunity for all users of the internet.
Full presentation slides can be downloaded below:
Understanding Digital Finances and how it will change the traditional way of conducting business
Virtual Regional Panel (Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados and Dominican Republic)
Presentation on: Building resiliency and security of the internet
Mr. Shernon Osepa, ISOC
Vote of Thanks and Award Recognition Janelle Ross -McIntyre-General Manager, MRH Holding