Guyana hosting a high-level technology conference of Internet experts on national & regional issues in October
Internet experts from around the world will be in Georgetown in October for Internet Week Guyana, a high-level technology conference focused on national and regional development issues.
Hosted by the Guyana ministry of public telecommunications, the meeting is jointly organized by the Latin America and Caribbean Internet Addresses Registry (LACNIC), the Caribbean Network Operators Group (CaribNOG), the Internet Society (ISOC), the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU).
“Internet Week Guyana will draw on the expertise of global Internet organizations, to address local and regional Internet development issues,” said Kevon Swift, head of strategic relations and integration at LACNIC, an organization that distributes and manages Internet number resources in the Caribbean and Latin America.
The five-day event starts on October 9 with an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Awareness Day which will introduce topics to be covered more in-depth during the week.
On October 10, ISOC and ICANN will jointly lead an Internet Governance Day, focused on the establishment of Guyana’s national Internet Governance Forum, or IGF.
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