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INET Trinidad and Tobago

 

On October 8-9, 2014, the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad & Tobago (TATT), the local telecoms and broadcasting regulator, joined forces with the Internet Society to host INET Trinidad and Tobago.  The goal of this event was to get the local community acquainted with Internet challenges and how to be engaged with addressing these challenges.

Webcast

Watch the recorded INET Trinidad and Tobago webcast here:

Agenda 

8 October 2014

Time

 

Activity

Speaker

8.15-8.45

Registration

 

8.45-9.00

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Mr. Chris Seecheran, TATT

Mr. Raul Echeberria, Internet Society

9.00-9.30

Keynote Address:

The Internet Enhancing Social and Economic Development

Hon. Minister Dr. Rupert Griffith, Minister of Science and Technology

 

9.30-10.00

The Internet Ecosystem

Mr. Sebastian Bellagamba, Internet Society

10.00-10.30

Recent Global Internet Developments

 

Mr. Raul Echeberria, Internet Society

10.30-11.00

Coffee Break

 

Sponsored by TATT

11.00-11.30

IPv6 What Is It? Why Is It Needed?

 

Mr. Christian O’Flaherty, Internet Society

11.30-12.00

IPv6 Deployment: Business Cases and Development Options (in the Caribbean)

Mr. Brent McIntosh, LIME

12.00-12.45

Securing the DNS and Internet Routes

Mr. Christian O’Flaherty, Internet Society

12.45-1.45

LUNCH

Sponsored by TATT

 

1.45-2.30

Regional Organizations At Your Service

CANTO, CTU, LACNIC

2.30-3.00

The Internet: Privacy and Identity

Ms. Christine Runnegar, Internet Society

3.00-3.30

The Threat of the Theft of Passwords and Identities in Trinidad & Tobago

Mr. Shiva Bissessar, Pinaka Technology Solutions

3.30-4.00

Cellular Technologies:

Enhancing Internet Development

Dr. Patrick Hosein, UWI

4.00-4.15

COFFEE BREAK

Sponsored by TATT

4.15-5.00

Moderator: Mrs. Jane Coffin

Roundtable: The Future of the Internet: How Could Trinidad & Tobago Benefit?

All presenters

5.00-5.05

Closing

Mr. Sebastian Bellagamba, Internet Society

5.05-7.00

Cocktail & Networking

Sponsored by Internet Society

 

9 October 2014

Time

 

Activity

Speaker

8.30-9.00

The Telecoms and Internet Environment in Trinidad & Tobago

TATT

9.00-9.45

IXPs Implementation Experiences and Challenges Globally and in LAC-region

Ms. Jane Coffin, Internet Society

Mr. Christian O’Flaherty, Internet Society

Mr. Bevil Wooding, PCH

Mr. Kurleigh Prescod, Columbus Communications

9.45-10.15

How Does The Internet/Telecoms Contribute to Trinidad & Tobago’s Gas and Oil industry?

Mr. Riard Mohammed, Honeywell International

10.15-10.45

Use of Internet/Telecoms in Trinidad and Tobago Maritime Surveillance

Mr. Garth Lezama, Periweb

10.45-11.15

Coffee Break

Sponsored by TATT

11.15-11.45

dotTT Domain Name Management: Challenges and Opportunities

Dr. Patrick Hosein, TTNIC

11.45-12.15

How to be Engaged with the local ISOC-Chapter

Mrs. Cintra Sooknanan

12.45-2.00

LUNCH

Sponsored by TATT

2.00-2.30

Cybersecurity

Ms. Christine Runnegar, Internet Society

2.30-3.00

Content Development

Mr. Bevil Wooding, PCH

3.00-3.30

Net neutrality

Ms. Jane Coffin/Sebastian Bellagamba, ISOC

3.30-3.45

Coffee Break

Sponsored by TATT

3.45-4.45

Moderator: Jane Coffin, ISOC

Roundtable: Is the Internet disrupting traditional telecoms business? The case of OTT-providers.

TATT, ISPs, Internet Society, TTNIC, local telecoms operator, civil society

4.45-5.00

Closing

TATT & Internet Society

Speakers and Panelists will include:

 

Agenda topics will include:

  • The Global Internet Landscape
  • The Future of the Internet
  • The Domain Name System
  • RPKI
  • DNSSEC
  • IPv4 Depletion & IPv6 Transition
  • Cybersecurity
  • Identity and Privacy
  • ccTLD Management
  • OTT Challenges
  • IXPs
  • Internet content development
  • And much more...

 

Who should attend?

  • Government Policy Makers
  • Regulators
  • Internet Service Providers
  • Telecomms Operators
  • Academic Institutions
  • Civil Society
  • Internet Users
  • Businesses
  • Students

Registration is complimentary!  However, seating is limited.  Register today!

To register, email Mr. Rawley Harvey, Communications Officer at Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago.

For additional details and inquiries on how to support this program, please contact Mr. Shernon Osepa.