The Ministerial Programme 2019 put the global citizen first. The industry is at a point of inflexion where the growth of digital services and technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and 5G will have a significant impact on society’s progress for generations to come.

Digital is establishing itself as a key platform for delivering an advanced and inclusive society. Structured around three key themes, Ministerial Programme 2019 looked beyond traditional telecom regulation and policy topics to a new narrative centered around mobile and the emerging digital citizen.

Monday 25 February – Rise of the Digital Citizen
In creating a society without exclusion, a new form of leadership to support the emerging digital citizen is required. How can an IoT and AI enabled world lead to new job growth, and ensure financial and gender inclusion for the future?

Tuesday 26 February – Modernising Policies for the Digital Citizen
As the digital ecosystem grows to all regions, are policy frameworks meeting access and data requirements for citizens of today and tomorrow?

Wednesday 27 February – Innovating for the Digital Citizen
Ensuring citizens have access to government services requires an environment that supports digitisation, but how is technology shaping public and financial services that deliver the greatest societal impact?

To view speaker presentations from the 2019 Ministerial Programme, click on the relevant session in the agenda below. Our diverse line up of thought leadership speakers can be found here.

The agenda for the 2020 Ministerial Programme will be announced in September, with a call for speakers opening over the Summer.

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