3rd International ICT Preparatory and Industry Watch Meeting 

June 26, 2023
Venue: Virtual

On behalf of Secretary-General Rodney Taylor, the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) is pleased to announce the hosting of its 3rd International ICT Preparatory and Industry Watch Meeting on Monday 26th June 2023. This meeting is intended to apprise our members of the forthcoming series of regional and international meetings taking place for the 3rd quarter of 2023.




Provisional Agenda

Time Item Presenter
13:00 Welcome Remarks


Mr. Rodney Taylor


Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU)



3rd – 4th July 2023

ITU’s 18th World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS)V

6th – 7th July 2023

ITU’s AI for Good Global Summit

27th – 29th September 2023

3rd ITU Inter-regional Workshop on WRC-23 Preparation

Mr. Cleveland Thomas

Caribbean Area Representative




4th July 2023

CARICOM DAY – 50th Anniversary

Ms. Michelle Garcia

Marketing and Communications Specialist – CTU



16th – 19th July 2023

CANTO 2023 Conference

Ms. Teresa Wankin

Secretary-General – CANTO



19th July 2023

Spectrum Management Task Force and Workshop

Mr. Alvin Augustin

Chairman, Spectrum Management Task Force; and

Spectrum Officer, ECTEL



14th – 16th August 2023

Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU) Annual General Assembly (AGA)

Ms. Sonia Gill

Secretary-General, CBU



21st August – 1st September 2023

6th Session of the Ad Hoc Committee to Elaborate a Comprehensive International Convention on Countering the Use of Information and Communications Technologies for Criminal Purposes

Ms. Andrea Martin-Swaby

Senior Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions

Unit Head, Cybercrime & Digital Forensics Unit, Jamaica  

14:00 16th – 18th August 2023

CTU’s 19th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum and


CTU’s 2nd Caribbean Youth Internet Governance Forum


Mr. Nigel Cassimire

Deputy Secretary-General, CTU

 Mr. Tariq Mohammed

Radio Engineer, ITU; and

Chair, Caribbean Youth IGF

Time Item Presenter
14:10 28th August – 1st September 2023

42nd Meeting of Permanent Consultative Committee (PCC) II – CITEL, Canada

2nd – 6th October 2023

Permanent Consultative Committee (PCC) I CITEL

Meeting, Asuncion – Paraguay

Mr. Miguel Muñoz

PCC II Specialist

Inter-American Telecommunication

Commission (CITEL)/OAS



11th – 15th September 2023

CTU’s ICT Week 2023

Mr. Rodney Taylor

Secretary-General, CTU



13th – 14th September 2023

CaribNOG 26 (IX growth/IPV6/Security)

Mr. Bevil Wooding

Director, CARIBNOG

14:50 2nd – 6th October 2023


Mr. Kevon Swift

Head, Public Safety Affairs, LACNIC

15:00 8th – 12th October 2023

18th UN Internet Governance Forum

Mr. Nigel Cassimire,



Ms. Anja Gengo
Internet Governance Forum Secretariat

United Nations Office, Geneva

15:10  Caribbean Industry Watch Ms. Nia Nanan

Senior Research Analyst, CTU

15:20  Global Industry Watch “Digital Economy and OTTs:           

 Regulation and International Trends”

Ms. Sonia Agnese

Senior Principal Analyst – Latin America


15:30  Wrap Up