2010: Xi’an, China

CPRsouth5: Convergence:  Infrastructure, Services, Policies

6- 8 December 2010, Xi’an, China

CPRsouth5 was held at the Xi’an University of Post and Telecommunication (XUPT) in Xi’an China under the theme Convergence: infrastructure, services, policies from 6-8 December 2010. Prior to the conference, tutorial sessions will be held for Young Scholars on the fundamentals of technology, markets, regulation and policy from 4-5 December 2010.

The paper sessions in alphabetical order.

  1. Business strategy in dynamic markets
  2. Energy on one side and content on the other
  3. ICTs for poverty alleviation
  4. Policies enabling convergence
  5. Policies for e development
  6. Preconditions for mobile 2.0
  7. Reform and regulation

Fifteen International young scholars have been selected for the tutorial session which will be held prior to the CPRsouth5 conference which will be held in Xi’an, China.

Applications were requested to submit an one page curriculum vita and an one-page write-up outlining why you wish to be an Asia-Pacific based expert capable of contributing to ICT policy and regulatory reform in the region. The applications were reviewed according to the following criteria:

1. Content of application
2. Evidence of interest in, and commitment to, policy-relevant research for the Asia Pacific
3. Quality of writing
4. Gender and country representation

Selected Young scholars for CPRsouth5

Name Organization Country of Origin Country of Residence
Abdul Azeez Beyond Borders/ The Sunday Leader Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Khadak Singh Bhandari High Level Commission for Information Technology Nepal Nepal
Tshewang Choden Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority Bhutan Bhutan
Christina Maureen Dulce ideacorp Philippines Philippines
Najibullah Kamali Telecom Development Company Afghanistan limited/ Roshan Afghanistan Afghanistan
Nunik Lestari Ministry of Communication and Informatics Indonesia Indonesia
Ramrao Mundhe Indicus Analytics India India
Niranjana Ramesh Mint, HT Media Ltd. India India
Muhammad Yousaf Sheikh Pakistan Telecom Authority Pakistan Pakistan
Muhamad Sowwam University of Indonesia Indonesia Indonesia
Chalita Srinuan Chalmers University of Technology Thailand Sweden
Peter Tom Tolibas Philippine Senate Philippines Philippines
Khalid Wazir Pakistan Telecom Authority Pakistan Pakistan
Sameera Wijerathna Dialog Telekom PLC Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Shamsuzzoha Zoha Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) Bangladesh Bangladesh

Tutorial sessions will be held for Young Scholars on the fundamentals of technology, markets, regulation and policy. The young scholars participating the tutorials will have the opportunity to attend the CPRsouth5 conference that follows. Tutorials will be held from 4 – 5 December 2010 and the conference from 6 -8 December 2010

Click here for the tutorial presentations

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