eASia 2007: Agenda

  • 6-8 February 2007
    Putrajaya International Convention Centre, Malaysia

    Programme Schedule

    Day I (6 February, 2007)

     8.00 am – 10.30 am Delegates Registration & Welcome Tea/Coffee
     10.00 am – 11.30 am Grand Inaugural SessionWelcome Note:
    Dr. M P Narayanan, President, Centre for Science, Development and Media Studies (CSDMS), IndiaeASiA The Vision:
    Ravi Gupta, Director, Centre for Science, Development and Media Studies (CSDMS), IndiaMinisterial Keynote Address:
    Dato’ Sri Dr. Lim Keng Yaik, Hon’ble Minister of Energy, Water and Communications, Malaysia

    • Walter Fust, Director General, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC),
      Switzerland
    • R. Chandrashekhar, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Communication and Information
      Technology, Government of India
    • Vincent Quah, Director, Public Sector Programs, Microsoft Asia Pacific
     11.30 am – 11.45 am Launch of International ‘Telecentre Magazine’ – a joint initiative of telecentre.org/IDRC, Canada & CSDMS, India

    • Dato’ Sri Dr. Lim Keng Yaik, Hon’ble Minister of Energy, Water and Communications,
      Malaysia
    • Akhtar A Badshah, Senior Director – Community Affairs, Microsoft, USA
    • Walter Fust, Director General, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC),
      Switzerland
    • Richard Fuchs, Regional Director–Southeast & East Asia, IDRC, Singapore
    • Ravi Gupta, Director, CSDMS, India


     11.45 am – 11.55 am Launch of ITU-UUM Asia Pacific Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Rural ICT Development

    • Dato’ Sri Dr. Lim Keng Yaik, Hon’ble Minister of Energy, Water and Communications,
      Malaysia
    • Dato’ Dr. Nordin Kardi, Vice Chancellor, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Malaysia
     11.55 am – 12.00 pm Vote of  thanks
    12.00 pm – 12.30 pm Official Inauguration of eASiA 2007 Exhibition

    • Dato’ Sri Dr. Lim Keng Yaik,  Hon’ble Minister of Energy, Water and Communications,
      Malaysia
     12.30 pm – 2.00 pm Networking Lunch & Exhibition Time
     2.00pm-3.30pm Malaysian ICT Vision Session: My ICMS 886

    • Rubaiah Hashim, Under Secretary, Ministry of Energy, Water and Communications,
      Malaysia
    • Zamani Zakaria, General Manager, Directorate of My ICMS 886, Malaysian
      Communications and Multimedia Commission, Malaysia
    • Nor Akmar Shah Minan, Manager, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia
      Commission, Malaysia
     3.30 pm – 4.00 pm Tea/Coffee Break
     4.00pm-6.00pm Global Knowledge Partnership (GKP) International Panel on Multi-stakeholder Partnerships: Emerging People, Emerging Markets, Emerging TechnologiesChair : Walter Fust, Director General, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), SwitzerlandPanelists

    • Akhtar A Badshah, Senior Director – Community Affairs, Microsoft, USA
    • Aruna Sundararajan, CEO, Common Service Centres Initiative, Government of India,
      India
    • Clotilde Fonseca, Executive Director, Omar Dengo Foundation, Costa Rica
    • Gianluca Misuraca, Executive Director, Executive Master in e-Governance, EPFL,
      Switzerland
    • Klaus Stoll, President, Fundacion ChasquiNet, Ecuador
    • Michael Gurstein, Community Informatics Research Network, Training &
      Development, Canada
    • Sundaresan Hariharan, Friday Solutions, India
     6.00pm – 8.00pm Exhibitor’s Reception & Networking Time
     8.00 pm  - 10.00pm Gala Dinner & Cultural Programme (by Tourism Malaysia)

     

 

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