Speakers’ List Expands As Regulators, Platforms, Media, Telcos & Tech Converge On Miami 19-20 May For IIC Online Event


By Clifford Agugoesi, Editor-in-Chief

“The wait is nearly over and networking is back! We are very much looking forward to seeing our members and wider community in-person in Miami next week. The session Chairs and speakers are collaborating to ensure that the panel discussions take full advantage of the range of expertise represented to enable balanced debate. Don’t forget that there will be Spanish / English simultaneous translation and that the discussions will be held under the Chatham House Rule.” 

These were the exact words employed by the Director-General of the International Institute of Communications(IIC), Lynn Robinson, underscoring her organisation’s trigger-readiness to host the IIC annual Telecoms & Media Forum, even as she announced more names joining the rich speakers’ ranks.

According to Ms Robinson: “The IIC’s annual Telecom & Media Forum is the perfect opportunity to have face-to-face meetings once again with your peers at the vanguard of digital transformation, connectivity, universal service, AV content, digital platforms, spectrum, AI, data governance, cybersecurity and critical infrastructure protection. “

Latest speakers to confirm include:

  • Secretaria General, Asociación Interamericana de Empresas de Telecomunicaciones (ASIET) Maryleana Méndez Jiménez
  • Senior Vice President, Business and Legal , Affairs, NBCUniversal Media, LLC, Sally Ng
  • Vice Provost for Research Computing and Data, Institute for Data Science and Computing, University of Miami, Nicholas Tsinoremas
  • Director, Economic Policy, Meta, USA, Eliana Garcés

Regulatory and policy perspectives from:

  • Commissioner, Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT), Mexico, Ramiro Camacho Castillo
  • Director, Department of Investment and Innovation, Secretariat of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications, Brazil, Pedro Lucas da Cruz Pereira Araújo

Chairman, Barbados Broadcasting Authority; Director, National Transformation Initiative, Government of Barbados, Allyson Leacock

  • Audiovisual Content Commissioner, Commission for Communications Regulation, Colombia, Ernesto Paul Orozco Orozco
  • Chief Legal Advisor, Office of the Chairwoman, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Priscilla Delgado Argeris
  • Head of the Digital Markets General Directorate, Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE), Mexico, Pedro Isaac Alcalá Berhouague

Those interested in attending the event are note that registration is still open and  small fee is applicable for non-members.

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