version 21 September 2012
Day 1 – Monday 24 September
08.45 – 09.00 Opening Speeches  
09.00 – 10.30 Session 1, Plenary  
coordinator Leon Strous & Basie von Solms  
topics / questions The likely shape of the ICT World in 2020  
format To be decided when the speakers are confirmed  
  • Subramanian Ramadorai, Vice-Chairman, Tata Consultancy Services/Adviser to the Prime Minister of India on Skills Development
  • Amirudin Abdul Wahab, Undersecretary for ICT Policy Division, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Malaysia
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break / information market visit
11.00 – 12.30 Session 2, Stream 1 Session 2, Stream 2 Session 2, Stream 3  
coordinator Leon Strous Kai Rannenberg Anthony Wong  
theme Do we understand what we have created? Social media — an irreversible innovation? The ICT workplace in 2020  
topics / questions Today's information systems, including the Internet, are too complex for us to understand properly and we are getting closer and closer to the abyss. Examples will be drawn from the financial sector.
  1. Social Media towards 2020
  2. What are the social and security risks in internet-based social networks?
  3. What is the role of Governments in protecting the privacy of social media data?
In 2020 we need an ICT profession working within an accepted legal and statutory framework.
  1. What are the leanings from the evolution of the Medical, Legal, Engineering and Accounting professions?
  2. Should ICT workers developing Critical Infrastructure Systems be regulated?
  3. If not, who should be responsible for injury, death and monetary loss resulting from ICT system failures?
format Debate Presentations Speaker and Debate/Panel  
  • Nicole Ellison, associate professor, Dept of Telecommunication, Information Studies and Media, Michigan State University, USA
  • Pavan Duggal, advocate of Supreme Court, expert on ICT act, India
  • Thilo Weichert, Data Protection and Privacy Commissioner, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
  • Y.B. Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Maximus Johnity Ongkili, Malaysian Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch / information market visit
14.00 – 15.30 Session 3, Stream 1 Session 3, Stream 2 Session 3, Stream 3  
coordinator Sorena Assefa Andrew McGettrick Stephen Ibaraki  
theme Who do you trust? Fostering innovation ICT capacity building and economic growth  
topics / questions
  1. What happens if the people we trust to secure our ICT systems fail that trust?
  2. How big is the risk of trusting your employees?
How can innovation in ICT be fostered to help address the major world problems?
  • The role of Governments
  • The role of international agencies
  • The role of education institutions
  • The role of society
  1. The ICT job market in 2020 and the impact on globalization
  2. The relationship between economic growth and the availability of ICT capacity
  3. ICT capacity building programs
format Presentations Panel discussion/Delegates Presentations  
15.30 – 16.00 Tea break / information market visit
16.00 – 17.30 Session 4, Plenary (Owner: Leon Strous)  
coordinator Leon Strous  
theme Smart cities and our daily life  
topics / questions Will the advances in technology lead to smart cities and what needs to be done to let the ordinary man in the street benefit from this?  
format Presentations  
  • 16.00 - 16.30: Nicola Villa, Senior Director Cisco
  • 16.30 - 17.00: Euro Beinat, Salzburg University
  • 17.00 - 17.30: Nico Baken, KPN and TU Delft