In order to continue and deepen the discussion and to enable all those interested in the Global Forum to keep networking despite the COVID-19 situation, 4 thematic discussions in form of live webinar sessions will be organized from the beginning of 2021.

Webinar I
“Wireless & Wireline Infrastructures: The Upcoming Challenges”
“Designing a Regulatory, Policy, Governance Framework Addressing Safety Security & Accountability in a Complex World”
March 3rd, 2021; 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Paris time
Report of Webinar I
John Giusti, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA Wireless and Wireline Infrastructures: The Upcoming Challenges
Latif Ladid, President, IPv6 FORUM IPv6-based New Internet 

Webinar II
“COVID-19 Pandemic as a Science and Technology Accelerator?”
“Disruptive Digital Technologies, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, 5G, Blockchain …”
April 7th, 2021; 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Paris time
Stéphane Grumbach, Research Director, INRIA, France Living under a long-lasting Pandemic & Impact on the Evolution of Technologies
Amir Johri, Senior Specialist, ‎Ministry of Health of Oman
Paul Wormeli, Innovation Strategist, USA Cross-boundary Information Sharing Principles – Complexities and Challenges
Gary Shapiro, President & CEO, CTA – Consumer Technology Association, USA Disruptive Technologies, AI, IoT, 5G
Geneviève Fieux-Castagnet, SNCF – L’Éthic Groupe, France A European Perspective of Ethics for AI Systems
Michael Stankosky, Research Professor, George Washington University, USA Internet of Ideas
Don Davidson, Director of Cyber-SCRM, Synopsys, USA The never-ending dilemma of the need to share vs. protect information!

Webinar III
“Sustainable Smart, Cognitive Cities, Regions & Communities and Tech for Good”
“Industry 4.0”
June 9th, 2021; 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Paris time / 7:30 am – 9:00 am Washington DC time / 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm Tokyo time

Webinar IV
“Health for all – addressing preventative measures and medical interventions adopting  new technologies”
“Addressing Education and Learning in novel ways making use of Digital Solutions”
September, 2021; 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Paris time / 7:30 am – 9:00 am Washington DC time / 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm Tokyo time

If you are interested in participating in our upcoming webinars or if your organization is interested in becoming a sponsoring partner, please contact us , we would like to hear from you.

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