CTU/ARIN Policy Forum

18 May, 2021 - 19 May, 2021
Venue: Online

The American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) and the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) are pleased to host the 4th ARIN/CTU Public Policy Group Special Forum. The theme for this event is “Caribbean Priorities Within A Changing Global Internet.”

This virtual forum will feature keynote speakers, interactive discussions, and case studies on international Internet public policy topics relevant in the Caribbean.

The Forum will offer attendees a current, holistic view of the issues, trends and opportunities affecting adoption, resilience, and security of the Internet in the Caribbean. The goal is to foster awareness of approaches and practical strategies in the following areas:

  • Synchronization: coordination and collaboration on Internet policy development initiatives
  • Cooperation: safeguarding national, regional, and international development interests
  • Participation: facilitating Caribbean involvement in and tracking of international policy developments
REGISTER
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
Opening and Forum 2021 Overview 09:00 – 09:05 (EDT)
Welcome Remarks – ARIN 09:05 – 09:10 (EDT)
Welcome Remarks – CTU SG 09:10 – 09:20 (EDT)
Remarks – Country Priorities 09:20 – 09:30 (EDT)
Feature Address: The Connectivity Conundrum: Access, Inclusion and Digital Transformation – Trends, Challenges and Opportunities for SIDS and the World 09:30 – 09:50 (EDT)
Keynote Interaction/Q&A 09:50 – 10:05 (EDT)
Morning Break 10:05 – 10:15 (EDT)
Round Table Discussion I: Strengthening Caribbean Connectivity: Public Policy Priorities for Caribbean Internet Infrastructure Development 10:15 – 11:15 (EDT)
Round Table Discussion II: Enabling Digital Inclusion: Public Policy Priorities for Caribbean Digital Inclusion 11:15 – 12:15 (EDT)
Closing Remarks
Wednesday, 19 May 2021
Day 1 Review 09:00 – 09:05 (EDT)
Welcome Remarks – LACNIC 09:05 – 09:10 (EDT)
Remarks from CITEL 09:10 – 09:20 (EDT)
Remarks from OAS 09:20 – 09:30 (EDT)
Feature Address: Accelerating Caribbean Internet Development: Internet Policy Priorities and Imperatives 09:30 – 09:50 (EDT)
Keynote Interaction/Q&A 09:50 – 10:05 (EDT)
Morning Break 10:05 – 10:15 (EDT)
Round Table Discussion III: Regulatory Considerations for Fostering Digital Transformation 10:15 – 11:15 (EDT)
Round Table Discussion IV: Connecting the Dots Practical Actions for Accelerating Regional Digital Transformation 11:15 – 12:15 (EDT)
Fourm Closing – Priority Areas, Practical Next Steps and Wrap Up 12:15 – 12:30 (EDT)

ARIN Caribbean Forum, Day 1 - Spring 2021

ARIN Caribbean Forum, Day 2 - Spring 2021