CTU’s 2nd International ICT Forecast and Industry Watch Meeting

April 3, 2024
Venue: Virtual

Dear Stakeholder,

On behalf of Secretary-General Rodney Taylor, the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) Secretariat is pleased to announce the hosting of CTU’s 2024 2nd International ICT Forecast and Industry Watch Meeting on 3rd April 2024. This is the 2nd in a series of preparatory meetings to be held quarterly in 2024. 

The meeting will apprise stakeholders of the upcoming series of regional and international meetings taking place in the 2nd quarter of 2024. The Secretariat has invited partner organisations to present a brief on each meeting to demonstrate the importance of Caribbean representation at all major decision-making events for the region.  

Please join us for this important meeting!


CTU’s 2024 2nd International ICT Forecast  and Industry Watch Meeting

2:00 p.m. Welcome Mr. Rodney Taylor

Secretary-General, CTU

2:05 p.m. 11th – 13th April 2024

CTU 50th Executive Council meeting, 21st Ministerial Strategic ICT Seminar and Inaugural Ministerial Retreat

Mr. Rodney Taylor, CTU
2:15 p.m. 14th – 17th April 2024



18th April 2024


Mr. Bevil Wooding

Director, Caribbean Affairs


2:25 p.m. 19th – 30th April 2024

CGI (Brazilian Internet Steering Committee): NETMundial+10 workshop (Brazil)

Mr. Luciano Mazza de Andrade

Head of the Trade and Economic Section

Brazilian Ministry of External Relations

2:35 p.m. 23rd – 26th April 2024

CTU 35TH Anniversary Open House

Mr. Trevor Prevatt

Director, Stakeholder Engagement, CTU

2:45 p.m. 06th – 10th May 2024

LACNIC 41 (Panama)

Mr. Miguel Nacho Estrada

Chief Strategic Relations Officer, LACNIC

2:55 p.m. 14th – 15th May 2024

Caribbean Spectrum Management Conference (Jamaica)

Mr. Dan Craft

Managing Director,

Forum Europe

3:05 p.m. 16th May 2024

Meeting of the Spectrum Management Task Force workshop (Jamaica)

Mr. Alvin Augustin


Spectrum Management Task Force

3:15 p.m. 20th – 24th May 2024

44 Meeting of PCC.I (Panama)

Ms. Maria Celeste Fuenmayor

Inter-American Telecommunication Commission/Organization of American States, CITEL

3:25 p.m. 21st – 23rd May 2024

CTO’s Digital Week – (London)

Ms. Bernadette Lewis


Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO)

3:35 p.m. 27th – 30th May 2024

4th International Conference on Small Island Developing States (Antigua and Barbuda)


SIDS IGF Special Event

Mr. Sai Navoti

Chief, Small Island Developing States Unit

UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Mr. Nigel Cassimire

Deputy Secretary-General, CTU

3:45 p.m. 27th – 31st May 2024

World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum will be branded as WSIS+20

30th – 31st May 2024

ITU’s AI For Good Summit

Mr. Cleveland Thomas

Area Representative, Caribbean


3:55 p.m. 05th – 07th June 2024

IEEE GEM Conference

Mr. Alberto Cannavo

Assistant Professor

Dept. of Control and Computer Engineering, Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy

4:05 p.m 10th – 13th June 2024

ICANN 80 (Kigali, Rwanda)

Mr. Albert Daniels

Senior Manager, Stakeholder Engagement, ICANN

4:15 p.m. Global ICT Industry Watch –

Artificial Intelligence: Update on the UN High Level Process


5G Trends



Dr. Craig Ramlal

Lecturer, UWI; and Member of the United Nations High Level Advisory Body on Artificial Intelligence

Ms. Sonia Agnese

Senior Principal Analyst – Latin America, OMDIA

4:30 p.m. Wrap Up Rodney Taylor