Curacao to host Caribbean ICT Roadshow

Curacao will host the Caribbean ICT Roadshow from September 9 - 11. The Roadshow is a series of country visits across the region, designed to foster a spirit of innovation in the development of ICT-based practical solutions, to raise awareness and to encourage harmonization of efforts in the adoption of ICT solutions for inclusive economic and social development.

The theme of the series is ‘Harnessing The Power Of Innovation -The Engine For ICT-Enabled Development’.

Next month’s event will focus on the opportunities in the use of ICT for the development of the education, health care and public sector, among other topics. A variety of international and local speakers will address issues related to cyber security, e-commerce and the telecommunications sector.

The Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) is inviting Caribbean governments, telecommunication operators, ISP’s and regulators, professionals from the healthcare, educational and (semi-)public sector, cyber security professionals and e-Commerce participants, with an interest in ICTs for Caribbean development, to partner with the Curacao Roadshow.

The Caribbean ICT Roadshow was developed to raise awareness within the public sector, the private sector, civil society and academia, of the innovative approaches possible and necessary for the effective use of ICTs in government, business and social development.