High Level Panel

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

- WET
The Seismic Shift in The Global Landscape - Shift in Internet User Base from West To Emerging Economies: New Threats, Challenges & Opportunities for Africa & World?
Dr Moctar Yedaly
Dr Moctar Yedaly
African Union Commission, Head of Information Society
Nasser Kettani
Nasser Kettani
Microsoft, Chief Technology Office, Middle East and Africa, ,
Dr. Imad Hoballah
Dr. Imad Hoballah
ICTTT Consulting, Chairman and CEO
Warren Hero
Warren Hero
Microsoft, CTO, South Africa
Ralph Simon
Ralph Simon
Mobilium Global, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Lucky Masilela
Lucky Masilela
ZACR, CEO

The Seismic Shift in The Global Landscape - Shift in Internet User Base from West To Emerging Economies:

-What New Threats, Challenges & Opportunities This presents To & In Africa & Africa?

-Can You or the World Afford NOT To Pay Attention?  

The shift of Internet User Base from west to Emerging Markets is seismic.

The Internet and the global landscape are undergoing a Global change with huge ripples signaling a new Internet and Landscape Ecosystem

Today Half of the internet users today are in Asia and the shift is increasing.

3 billion internet users worldwide today - 2/3rd of them are from Emerging Markets and Economies.

What opportunities do the current 2 billion and next billion+ internet users in emerging markets present to your business?

How  are they interacting on the internet today? Is your service what they are missing?  What challenges  do these opportunities present?

Join and learn of MLi Group research conducted on internet user habits and usability in the Arabic, Urdu and Farsi language communities. High Level critical key findings will be shared to help you make more informed strategic decisions to aim or not to aim at emerging markets for your products and services.

Case studies presented.  

- WET
Child Protection Online in the New MiLE - The Grave New Threats, Challenges & Possible Solutions for Africa and The World.
Dr Moctar Yedaly
Dr Moctar Yedaly
African Union Commission, Head of Information Society
Sheri Falco
Sheri Falco
IFFOR, Board of Directors
ZACR
ZACR
ZACR
Magdalena Gaj
Magdalena Gaj
TRA of Poland, President

Child Protection Online in the New MiLE -  The Grave New Threats, Challenges & Possible Solutions for Africa and The World.

The seismic change to the global internet has given birth of a new Internet that raises concerns on new critical issues in relation to child protection online with many new challenges and questions in this space that need addressing such as::


1-Technical issues: will traditional keywords filtering on child sexual abuse materials be sufficient in the new internet and the new range of languages of the new Multilingual Internet. If not, what needs to be developed

2-Will current blocking lists compiled by local and international law enforcements/ISPs be sufficient to tackle the challenges of more than a hundred IDN gTLDs? If not, what needs to be updated?  

3- How can local communities’ stakeholders be turned motivated & proactive in safe guarding their local internet and its content for a safe online experience for children?

4- How can the functionalities of reporting hotlines on child sexual abuse materials be updated to reflect the newer needs and challenges of  the new internet (both in terms of report collection and their analysis.

5- The new Internet will create new virtual markets and locations, new audience, but will also create new potential child victims as new avenues for interacting with children emerge - How can stakeholders prepare to mitigate these new challenges that will increase the possibilities of local child sex offenders on the new Internet reaching out to children who can speak and understand their local language. How can jurisdictional law enforcements be improved?

6-  How to turn unsuspecting unaware local stakeholders from becoming prospective victims to empowered ready and enabled stakeholders in the new Multilingual Internet?

7-  Key points to discuss , debate , share best practice experiences and conclude with a recommendations on moving forward on how to safe guard children online in the new Multilingual Internet.




- WET
Health in Africa - Challenges & Innovative Solutions. Keynotes by MTN Group, Nando's and Mobilum Inc. Followed by High Level Panel Discussions & Debates
G Gruber
G Gruber
Nandos, CEO,
GF
G. Finsh
MTN Group, Head of content & Partnerships
ZACR
ZACR
ZACR

Health in Africa - Challenges & Innovative Solutions. Keynotes by MTN Group, Nando's and Mobilum Inc. Followed by High  Level Panel Discussions & Debates

- WET
Securing "Trust" online and offline. How Real Are The Threats To Trust Online & Offline in the new MiLE?
Dr Moctar Yedaly
Dr Moctar Yedaly
African Union Commission, Head of Information Society
ZACR
ZACR
ZACR

How Real Are The Threats To Trust "Online" &  "Offline"? How can we wecure 'TRUST' Online & Offline in The New MiLE?

What is the value of TRUST in an online or offline world?

How critical is TRUST to everyday life?

Is the concept of TRUST the same across the world? & What are the common factors?

What would the damage be if TRUST was compromised in the online World?

What are the threats to TRUST in the new Internet and Landscape Ecosystem?

What can be done to safeguard TRUST in the new Ecosystem?

Thursday, November 26, 2015

- WET
What & Where are the Great New Opportunities in The New MiLE for Africans and their Front Line Service Providers?
Dr Moctar Yedaly
Dr Moctar Yedaly
African Union Commission, Head of Information Society
Nasser Kettani
Nasser Kettani
Microsoft, Chief Technology Office, Middle East and Africa, ,
Ralph Simon
Ralph Simon
Mobilium Global, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Lucky Masilela
Lucky Masilela
ZACR, CEO

Are South Africa & African Innovators Ready to Turn Billions of Ready Users all over the Wordl Into Customers in The New Multilingual Internet & Internet Landscape Ecosystem?

Today, Half of the internet users today are in Asia and the shift is increasing.

3 billion internet users worldwidey so far - 2/3rd of them are from Emerging Markets and Economies.

The next billion+ will come predominantly from Emerging Markets Economisies, NOT the west.

The Internet and the global landscape are undergoing a global Seismic change with huge ripples signaling a new Internet and Landscape Ecosystem.

How  are they interacting on the internet today? Would you like to know if your products & services are what they are thirsty for?  What challenges do these opportunities present?

Q- What opportunities do the current 2 billion and next billion+ internet users / consumers in these growing markets present to you, your operations and your business?

Q- Are your products and servcies what they are ready or craving for?

Join and learn of MLi Group research on internet user habits and usability conducted in the Arabic, Urdu and Farsi language communities.

Disover the High Level critical key findings that will be shared at this session to help you make more informed strategic decisions on how tap these ripe markets for your products and services.

- WET
Tools for Success to Empower Emerging Economies in New MiLE - Supporting New Innovations, Local Entrepreneurship & New Empowerment Models locally - Localization vs. Globalization (Linked to 'Innovator Meet Accelerator' session)
Dr. Imad Hoballah
Dr. Imad Hoballah
ICTTT Consulting, Chairman and CEO
Warren Hero
Warren Hero
Microsoft, CTO, South Africa
Ralph Simon
Ralph Simon
Mobilium Global, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
ZACR
ZACR
ZACR

Tools for Success to Empower Emerging Economies in New MiLE - Supporting New Innovations, Local Entrepreneurship & New Empowerment Models locally - Localization vs. Globalization (Linked to "Innovator Meet Accelerator" session later)

Tools for success to Empower Emerging Economies & Supporting New Innovation&  Local Entrepreneurship & Empowerment models - What is the right balance between localization vs. globalization?

Synopsis: Emerging Economies’ citizens and consumers’ needs and wants are very different from those in the west.

How do we turn the current 2 billion and next multi billions Internet users who will come from Emerging Markets into empowered entrepreneurs and believers in the system we use?

How and what new mechanisms are neededed to be brought in to help  shrink the ever growing gap between those in the west that Have and the those in emerging markets that Have NOT? Case studies presented.

- WET
Cloud Services - The challenges & Opportunities in the New MiLE - A Tool for Empowerment or a New Risk to Privacy?

Cloud Services in The MiLE - The challenges & Opportunities - A Tool for Empowerment or a New Risk to Privacy?

Join and weigh in on the debate

- WET
Africa's Regulators, Banking Sector players & Smart Cities Challenges and Opportunities for in New MiLE.
Martin Sutton
Martin Sutton
HSBC UK, Group Fraud Risk, HSBC and President of the Brand Registry Group
ZACR
ZACR
ZACR

Global & South Africa & Africa's Challenges of Regulators, Banking Sector players & Smart Cities in New Internet and Landscape Ecosystem.

Preparedness of  Regulators, Banking sector, smart cities, and eGovernments to the challenges of the new internet and Landscape Ecosystem are huge ranging from old and new Cyber terrorism and security threats to Privacy concerns all crytilaised by the mandatory delivery of TRUST at all levels.

What are the new threats? How should they be addressed? By whom? How? when?

will these industries be abel, on their own, tol determine what needs to be done? will they be able to deliver TRUST while safeguarding their citizens'/ users' privacy and their day to day operations and those of all their stakeholders at all levels?

Case studies will be presented