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Title: WITSA Board of Director

WITSA Board of Directors Meeting
  • June 20, 2012, Brasilia, Brasil

  • Chairmans Remarks
  • Dato Dan E Khoo

  • Roll Call
  • Dr. Jim Poisant

Roll Call Board of Directors (1/3)
Country Organization Name Remarks
1 Bermuda Bermuda Chamber of Commerce John Kyle By Phone
2 Canada ITAC Karna Gupta Apologies
3 Chinese Taipei CISA James Liu
4 Egypt EITESAL Sameh Montasser Apologies
5 Greece SEPE Yannis Sirros
6 India NASSCOM Som Mittal
7 Japan JISA Takashi Igarashi
8 Kenya CSK Waudo Siganga By Phone
9 Lebanon PCA Nizar Zakka
10 Malaysia PIKOM Dato Dan E Khoo
11 Malaysia PIKOM Looi Kien Leong By Phone
Roll Call Board of Directors (2/3)
Country Organization Name Remarks
12 Mexico CANIETI Santiago Gutierrez
13 Netherlands ICTOffice Drs. Bernd Taselaar Apologies
14 Nigeria ITAN Dr. Jimson Olufuye By Phone
15 Republic of Korea FKII Ki-Chul Kim Apologies
16 Republic of Macedonia MASIT Vasko Kronevski Apologies
17 Romania ATIC Dr. Vasile Baltac By Phone
18 Russia APKIT Christo Karakashev
19 Singapore SiTF Ho Se Mun
20 South Africa ITA Roger Latchman
21 Trinidad Tobago ICTS Owen Fields
22 UK Intellect John Higgins By Phone
Roll Call Others (3/3)
Country Organization Name Remarks
1 Argentina CESSI Silvia Bidart Member
2 Argentina CESSI Vanessa Luchessi Member
3 Argentina CESSI José María Louzao Andrade Member
4 Brazil ASSESPRO Roberto Mayer Member
5 Canada WCIT 2012 Francois Morin Member
6 Chinese Taipei CISA Tina Hsu Member
7 Japan JISA Junko Kawauchi Member
8 United States TechAmerica Shawn Osborne Member
  • Call to Order /
  • Approval of Meeting Minutes

  • Welcome Remarks

  • Matters Arising
  • Dr. Jim Poisant

Matters Arising BOD Call, Feb 14
Matter Status
Member of the Board thought that the Sec Gen had too many KPI measurement requirements. Action Sec Gen to group KPIs into five major categories. Sec Gen will group the 2012 KPI under the following headings Events Policy Membership Financial Operational
The Board requesting a review and discussion of Associate Member dues during the next BOD meeting. Associate member discussion has been placed on the June 20th BOD agenda for Board action
Mr. Gupta mentioned that five (5) names had been suggested for the Eminent Persons Award recipient. Mr. Gupta said that he would shorten the list for the Boards consideration. Mr. Gupta made a suggestion for the recipient. His nominee, among others will be discussed on today's agenda.
Matters Arising BOD Call, Feb 14
Matter Status
The Finance and Compensation committee would determine whether there should be a 2011 year-end bonus be paid to full-time WITSA staff, and would make a recommendation to the Board no later than March 15, 2012 The matter has been placed on todays agenda. (June 20th)
Dr. Cassino resigned from the Board vacating the position of Audit Committee Chairman. Vacancy is on todays agenda. (June 20th)
Global Policy Action Committee proposed re-establishing the WITSA Advisory Council. The WITSA Advisory Council has been established with eight (8) external members and three internal WITSA members. A briefing is scheduled for today ( June 20th).
Decision Block
Board of Directors and Vice Chairman Nominations Argentina Nominee recommended to serve remaining term Silvia Bidart, CESSI Spain Nominee recommended to serve remaining term Antonio Cimorra, AMETIC United States Nominee recommended to serve term Shawn Osborne, TechAmerica
Membership Application WITSA Vice Chairmen (in their absence the Sec Gen) to present membership applications from their regions, where applicable. Membership Request from Scientific and Technological Association Infopark, Belarus
Establishing Membership fees for Associate Members
Call for Audit Committee Chairman Nominations to serve the remaining 2010-1012 term
Eminent Persons Awards for WCIT 2012 Spring 2013 meeting
Board attendance at WITSA events Decisions arising from Committee Meetings (if any)

Board of Director Nominations for remaining 2010
2012 term
D 1
  • Nominees

Economy Organization Resigned Nominee
Argentina CESSI Dr. Jorge Cassino Silvia Bidart
Spain AMETIC Mar Duque Antonio Cimorra
United States TechAmerica Phil Bond Shawn Osborne
Vice Chairman Latin America for remaining 2010
2012 term
  • Nominee

Infopark (Belarus)
  • The Scientific and Technological Association
    Infopark is the largest voluntary union of
    software developing companies in the Republic of
  • Legal status Non-profit.
  • Est. December 7, 2001.
  • 69 enterprises, with more than 12,000 people,
    11,000 IT professionals
  • Application endorsed by WITSA Vice Chairman Vasko

Membership ApplicationWITSA Chairman
D 2
  • Membership Request from
  • Discussion
  • Vote

Establishing Membership Fees for Associate
Members (1/3) Anders
  • WITSA Bylaws allows non-voting associate
    membership to the following entities

Other business entities or
Persons from any sector of the ICT industry
Service providers supporting or offering services or products to the ICT industry
Regional ICT related associations
Economic development authorities or organizations
Non-profit organizations
Universities and other educational institutions
Non-governmental organizations and
All others deemed eligible and acceptable at the discretion of the Board
Establishing Membership Fees for Associate
Members (2/3) Anders
  • Membership Benefits
  • Attendance at WITSA Meetings
  • Web Site presence
  • Opportunity each year to address either the GA or
    BOD (only highest paying categories)
  • Banner ads on WITSAs web site at a discounted
  • Invitation to participate in select WITSA
    committees(in the event that a suitable
    committee is identified)

Establishing Membership Fees for Associate
Members (3/3) Anders
D 3
Economic Development Organizations 10,000 annually Academic Institutions 1,000 annually
Corporate gt10M Annual Revenue 10,000 annually Consulting Firm gt 5M Annual Revenue 5,000 annually
Corporate 1-10M Annual Revenue 5,000 annually Consulting Firm 1-5M Annual Revenue 1,000 annually
Corporate lt 1M Annual Revenue 1,000 annually Consulting Firm lt 1M Annual Revenue 500 annually
Audit Committee Chairman NominationWITSA Chairman
D 4
Eminent Person Awards for WCIT 2012ITAC
  • ITAC Nominee Mike Lazaradis, Founder RIM
  • (Born March 14, 1961, Istanbul, Turkey)
  • A Greek Canadian businessman
  • Founder and Vice Chairman of Research In Motion
    (RIM), which created and manufactures the
    BlackBerry wireless handheld device.
  • He is also a former chancellor of the University
    of Waterloo, and an Officer of the Order of
  • With an estimated net worth of US 800 Million
    (as of June 2011), Lazaridis was ranked by Forbes
    as the 17th wealthiest Canadian and 651st in the
  • Responsible for starting SMARTPHONE business

Eminent Persons DiscussionWITSA Chairman
D 5
  • 3 Qualified Candidates - Board requires 3 nominees

ITAC Nominee Mike Lazaradis Other Nominees? Other Nominees? Call for Discussion Chairman Future Action
Spring 2013 meeting
  • CISA has offered to host the Spring 2013 meeting

Board Attendance at WITSA events
  • Rationale for amending bylaws regarding Board
    member qualifications
  • Recognizing that there is a responsibility of
    Board members to demonstrate support for WITSAs
    major events.
  • Unexcused absences will result in the individual
    becoming ineligible for the next term of office.

Board Attendance at WITSA events
D 6
  • Section 6.3, Board of Directors Qualifications
  • Presently, the individual pledges to attend the
    majority of meetings of the Board of Directors.
  • Proposed amendment
  • The individual shall attend the majority of
    meetings of the Board of Directors, including
    being physically present at one Board meeting
    held in conjunction with a flagship WITSA event,
    specifically either the GPATS or WCIT, during the
    individuals single term of office, failure of
    which will result in ineligibility for the next
    term of office. Exceptions, if any, shall only be
    granted by the WITSA Chairman.

D 7
  • Decisions arising from Committee Meetings (if

Compensation Recommendations
  • Finance / Compensation Committee
  • Board Members ONLY
  • Closed Meeting

The Finance Compensation Committee, after due
deliberation, recommends a performance bonus for
FY2011 to be paid to Sec-Gen Jim Poisant VP
Admin Anders Halvorsen In the amount of 1 month
basic salary based on the last drawn salary as of
Dec 2011 In addition, it is recommended that in
the qualitative appreciation of her outstanding
performance, a financial incentive performance
award in the amount of US5,000 be paid to
Jeralyn Quinsayas

Discussion Block
WITSA ICT Excellence Awards (October 2012)
Influencing Key Institutions and Governments around the World Update on WITSAs involvement in United Nations World Summit on Information Society (WSIS), Geneva (May 2012) Status on Dr. Jimson Olufuyes activities with the UN Report on Dato Dan E Khoos speech in China
Communicating WITSAs Objectives Status on WITSAs Upgraded Web Site WITSA / UNCTAD Global Survey of IT / Software Associations
WITSA ICT Excellence Awards (October 2012)Anders
D 1
  • Awards Ceremony at WCIT 2012 Gala Dinner (Oct.
  • New Award Sustainable Growth (in addition to the
    traditional three Private Sector Excellence
    Public Sector Excellence Digital Opportunity)
  • Up to 4 Nominees from Each Member Association
  • Nomination Deadline August 6, 2012
  • Awards Selection Committee to include WITSA VCs
    and key stakeholders (ICANN, OECD, World Bank,
    UNCTAD, Centre for Digital Government, James Liu,
    Graciela Roggio). Chaired by Looi Kien Leong.
  • The Success of the WITSA Awards Depends on You.
    Please send your Nominations by August 6th!

D 2
  • Influencing Key Institutions and Governments
    around the World

Update on WITSAs involvement in United Nations
World Summit on Information Society (WSIS),
Geneva (May 2012)
  • WITSA Secretary Generals Participation
  • Participated in the Opening High Level Session
  • Hosted a workshop on Enhanced Cooperation between
    WITSA members and government officials
  • Referenced WITSA Policy work and upcoming events
  • Made an Intervention on the importance of
    public/private partnerships
  • Enhanced WITSAs brand and advocated for more
    prominent recognition and involvement at the
    highest level within the UN and other
    internationally recognized institutions
  • WSIS Forum 2012 was held from May 14-18, 2012 in
    Geneva Switzerland
  • The Forum was hosted by ITU and jointly organized
  • More than 1,300 WSIS Stakeholders from more than
    140 countries
  • More than 35 Ministers and Deputies
  • Ambassadors, CEOs and Civil Society and Private
  • Remote participation over 1,000 stakeholders

Status on Dr. Olufuyes Activities with the UN
  • UN CSTD WG on IGF Improvement
  • CSTD Open Consultation on Enhanced Co-operation
    on Policy Issues Pertaining to the Internet
  • MAG appointment to prepare for the IGF 2012 in
    Baku, Azerbaijan on November 6 9
  • Other Developments
  • Global INET 2012
  • Establishment of Africa Information
    Communication Technologies Alliance (AfICTA)

Report on Dato Dan E Khoo speech in China
  • Speaker at the CHITEC China Strategic Emerging
    Industry Development
  • Keynote at Grand Opening Ceremony, Great Hall of
    the People
  • Keynote at Emerging Tech Industry Forum
  • Presented message on Fulfilling the Promise of
    the Digital Age
  • Demographic transition
  • Impact of digital technologies
  • The challenges

D 3
  • Communicating WITSAs Objectives

Status on WITSAs Upgraded Web SiteAnders / Amado
  • Word Press template
  • Key Full control over content by Staff
  • Added Functionality Blog/Discussion Forum Fully
    Integrated Social Media (Facebook, Twitter,
  • Expanded News Section/Functionality
  • Technical Assistance by Amado Espinosa Staff
  • Draft Template Ready for Demonstration

WITSA / UNCTAD Global Survey of IT / Software
Associations Anders
  • Explored role of associations in supporting local
    software industry development
  • Comprised of four parts Background information
    Information about the member companies in the
    software and IT services industry, Information
    about the IT/software association, and Policy
  • Will feature prominently in the UNCTAD
    Information Economy Report (IER) 2012
  • Responses from 38 national associations, covering
    over 50 of the global market
  • Survey results circulated last week
  • Thank you very much for making the survey a

WITSA / UNCTAD Global SurveyKey Findings
  • Top three barriers to growth of the software
  • 1 Limited access to venture capital
  • 2 Lack of qualified human resources and
  • 3 Lack of government procurement of
    software and IT services.
  • The greatest growth potential was seen in1 The
    export markets (33), 2 The vertical
    industries banking, mining, health care, etc.
    (30), 3 The government/defense sector (22).
  • The smallest growth potential was seen in the
    domestic sectors (14).
  • List of most important policy changes needed to
    facilitate the growth development of software
    and IT services industry

  • Other Discussion Items

  • KPI Strategic Planning Plan

Strategic / Business Plan
  • Strategic Planning Session (November 2010)
  • Passion Fulfilling the Promise of the Digital
  • Improving the lives of everyone on earth
  • Importance of aligning activities to passion
    (where applicable/KPIs)
  • Add China and Germany as Members
  • Develop an Advisory Council
  • Expand WITSA Policy Platform

Key KPI Initiatives 2012 Mid-Term Report
2012 Activities/Initiatives Status
1 WCIT 2012 WCIT 2012 is on track. Program announced last week thanks to new leadership. Revenue picture improving-Challenge ahead for WITSA delegations to attend.
2 GPATS 2013 Contract Signed. Much work ahead in a relatively short period.
3 WCIT 2016 Award Brasilia Announced its intention to bid Belarus (Decision in Prime Ministers office)
4 The Digital Planet/ Publication and Sales Global Insight to propose alternative arrangement (Free Digital Planet Data w/not continue
5 Global Partners A number of proposal are pending
6 Establish a WITSA Advisory Council Eight external Members confirmed(ahead of schedule)
7 Seek Grants No Progress
8 Produce at least one major paper on Public Policy Policy Committee (Advisory Council)identified there priority areas) Papers in progress
9 Maintain Relationship w/Internationally Recognized Institutions Increased through Advisory Council Membership
10 ICT Excellence Awards In Process
11 Membership Development/ Retention New members increasing /A number of existing members delinquent in paying dues
12 WITSA Eminent Persons Program Nominations under Consideration
13 Financial Responsibility 92 Under Budget (Pending receiving 25K from WCIT 2012) reduced expenses and increase of revenue as of May 31st.
14 Website Update Upgrade nearly completed thanks to Dr. Espinosa and staff.
15 Conduct Annual Survey To be conducted at year end
16 Produce Newsletters First Qtr produced-Web site will post news as it occurs
17 Global Recognition Speeches, workshops, committee and Council work active in first half 2012
  • WITSA Treasurers Report
  • Roger Latchman
  • Committee Chairman

Cash Balance
  • Cash Balance

Capital One Bank 263,288.79 (Rewards Money Market)
Wachovia Bank 79,273.06 (Checking Money Market)
Middleburg Bank 252,732.52 (Original Investment 250,000)
Total Cash Balance 595,294.37 (May 31, 2012)
Investment Amount Start date Tenure Interest
151,349.06 June 15, 2011 24 months 1.20
101,383.46 June 15, 2011 36 months 1.85
Financial Report
  • Accrual Balance
  • Total Net Equity 960,000.44 (WITSAs accumulated
    earnings since inception) Net worth of WITSA as
    of 5/31/2012
  • Under budget by 92.66 due to less expenses and
    more proceeds being earned
  • Reasons for Improvement Next slide

Financial Report
  • Reasons for Improvement
  • Expenses were in the following areas (Legal
    Fees, Accounting Fees, Printing and Copying,
    Supplies, Consultant Fees, Travel, and
    Contingency Fees).
  • Looking Ahead
  • Expect to continue to be under budgeted in the
    aforementioned areas and to include Medical

Dues Report
  • Members that are not paid in full by July 31st
    each year are not in Good Standing and cannot
    vote on WITSA matters
  • List of delinquent members 2011 2012 (refer to
    next slide)

Dues Report
  • Memberships not paid in 2011

Members 2011
15 Republic of Moldova 525.00
16 Rwanda ICT Association 275.00
17 Senegalese Information Technology Assoc 275.00
18 Serbia 525.00
19 Sri Lanka Information and Comm Tech Assoc 525.00
20 Syrian Computer Society 525.00
21 The Tanzania ICTA 275.00
22 Trinidad and Tobago 525.00
23 Tunisian IT Chamber 525.00
24 Turkish Informatics Industry Association 1,275.00
25 Uganda 275.00
26 Ukraine 525.00
27 Zimbabwe 275.00
Members 2011
1 ACIST-portuguese Comm 525.00
2 Afghanistan 275.00
3 Benin 275.00
4 Bulgarian Association of Information Tech 525.00
5 Cambodia 275.00
6 France 5,025.00
7 Gambia 275.00
8 ICT Norway 1,275.00
9 Indonesian Telematic Software Association 525.00
10 Israeli Association of Software Houses 1,025.00
11 Mongolia 275.00
12 Morocco 525.00
13 Netherlands - Curacao Info Comm 525.00
14 Pakistan 525.00
Dues Report
  • Memberships not paid in 2012

Members 2012
1 ACIST-portuguese Comm 525.00
2 Afghanistan 275.00
3 Algeria IT Association 525.00
4 Argentina (CESSI) 1,275.00
5 Armenian 275.00
6 BCS-Bangladesh Computer Samity 275.00
7 Benin 275.00
8 Bulgarian Association of Information Tech 525.00
9 Cambodia 275.00
10 Chilie 525.00
11 Ecuadorian Assoc of Software 525.00
12 Egypt-Commission/L Franz Travel 525.00
13 France 5,025.00
14 Gambia 275.00
15 Greece 1,025.00
16 Haitian Assoc. for the ICTs 275.00
17 Hungarian Assoc. of IT Companies 525.00
18 ICT Norway 1,275.00
19 India 2,525.00
Members 2012
20 Indonesian Telematic Software Association 525.00
21 Israeli Association of Software Houses 1,025.00
22 Jamaica 275.00
23 Japan Information Technology 10,025.00
24 Korea 2,525.00
25 Lao ICT Commerce Association 275.00
26 Lebanon 525.00
27 Lithuania 525.00
28 Mongolia 275.00
29 Morocco 525.00
30 Myanmar 275.00
31 Nepal 275.00
32 Netherlands Curacao Info Comm 525.00
33 ITAN (Nigeria) 512.00
34 Pakistan 525.00
35 Republic of Macedonia 525.00
36 Republic of Moldova 525.00
37 Romania 525.00
38 Rwanda ICT Association 275.00
39 Senegalese Information Technology Assoc 275.00
40 Serbia 525.00
Dues Report
  • Memberships not paid in 2012

Members 2012
41 Singapore Infocomm Technology Federatio 1,025.00
42 Sri Lanka Information and Comm Tech Assoc 525.00
43 Syrian Computer Society 525.00
44 The Tanzania ICTA 275.00
45 Trinidad and Tobago 525.00
46 Tunisian IT Chamber 525.00
47 Turkish Informatics Industry Association 1,275.00
48 Uganda 275.00
49 Ukraine 525.00
50 Uruguayan Chamber of IT 525.00
51 Venezuelan Chamber of IT Companies 525.00
52 Zimbabwe 275.00
  • Global Policy Action Committee
  • John Higgins
  • Intellect

Update on WITSAs Policy Actions for 2012
  • GPAC has agreed the 2011 brochure remains timely
  • Based on member priorities, additional work is
    being undertaken on
  • Three working groups have been established to
    develop WITSAs position on these issues

Data Protection Internet Governance International Trade
Covering privacy, jurisdiction, data retention and other data related policies and regulations Preparatory to the ITU World Conference in December Especially supporting the expansion of the ITA, and continued support for multilateral initiatives
Update on WITSAs Advisory Council
WITSA Members Chairman John Higgins Director General Digital Europe / Chairman, WITSA Global Policy Action Trade Committee
Dr. James H Poisant Secretary General
Timothy Conway Senior Policy Advisor
Corporate Members Corporate Members Kevin Jones Vice President, Services, Dell Inc.
Nick Tsilas Microsoft
Vint Cerf Chief Evangelist, Google (Confirmed)
HP, Intel Cisco (Pending)
Governments Governments Honorable H.E. Ivo Ivanovski Minister of Communication and Information Society, The Republic of Macedonia
Datuk Badlisham Ghazali CEO, Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC), Malaysia
Update on WITSAs Advisory Council
Global Institutional Members Dr. Thomas Stelzer Assistant Secretary General for Policy Coordination Inter-Agency Affairs Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) United States
Mr. Allan Marcus Senior Director, Head Information Technologies Communication Industries The World Economic Forum (WEF) United States
Mr. John S. Wilson Lead Economist, Development Economics Research Group Trade and International Integration The World Bank United States
Not for Profit Members Dr. Robert Kahn (One of the Fathers of the Internet) President CEO Corporation for National Research Initiatives United States
  • Global Trade Committee
  • Dato Dan Khoo
  • (On behalf of David Wong,
  • Committee Chairman)

WITSA Trade Mission
  • Upcoming trade mission

Hanoi, Vietnam (Asia Pacific Region) Montreal, Canada (North America Region)
June 26-27, 2012 October 22-24, 2012
In conjunction with Vietnam ICT Summit 2012 In conjunction with WCIT 2012
Cost Registration Complimentary Accommodation USD133 (single) or USD156 (dbl) for one night Cost Registration CAD575 Accommodation CAD189 for one night
WTM to Hanoi Event Overview
  • Venue Melia Hanoi

Keynote and Panel Sessions 26 June (Tue)
Presentation 27 June (Wed) AM
Business Matching 27 June (Wed) AM
ICT Best Practice Exhibition 26-27 June (Thu-Wed)
Site Visit 27 June (Wed) PM
Golf 28 June (Thu)
WTM to Hanoi Cost
For Single Occupancy
For Double Occupancy
Registration 0.00
Hotel Melia Hanoi Single occupancy (USD133 X 3 nights) 399.00
Airport Transfer (USD30 per one way) 60.00
Registration 0.00
Hotel Melia Hanoi Double occupancy (USD156 X 3 nights) 468.00
Airport Transfer (USD30 per one way) 60.00
WTM to Montreal Structure
  • 3 days conference
  • B2B would be arrange on October 23rd only (in
    parallel with the conference)
  • C200 Investment Forum on October 24th (in
    parallel with the conference)
  • Site visit would be arrange if there is interest
    with a minimum of 10 participants. Global Trade
    Secretariat to confirm arrangement one month
    prior the event.

WTM to Montreal Marketing and Guideline
  • WITSA Global Trade Secretariat will email to all
    WITSA members
  • There is no maximum passes
  • Registration to WCIT with a button / box to
    select WTM
  • Fee payable directly to WCIT
  • WITSA members can choose to register for WCIT
    under the partnership group (if any)
  • WCIT delegates can attend the WTM activities

WTM to Montreal Cost
  • Registration fee varies for WITSA members who
    signed a partnership with WCIT
  • Accommodation is for single / double occupancy

excl tax incl tax excl tax incl tax
Registration Fee 1,250.00 1,437.19 575.00 661.11
Option 1 Hyatt Regency (per night) 0.00 0.00 189.00 220.19
4 days rate (with internet only) 0.00 0.00 756.00 880.76
Option 2 TBA
4 days rate
Gala Dinner 0.00 0.00 250.00 287.44
Accompanying Person Pass 300.00 344.93 300.00 344.93
A new package (Registration Hotel
Transportation will be provided latest by next
Pass Entitlement
Items WCIT WTM Accompanying Person Pass
Keynotes x x
Keynotes Roundtables x x
B2B Networking Platform x x
ICT Showcase x x x
Bistro Pavilion Lounges x x x
Coffee Refreshements x x x
Daily Lunch x x x
Welcome Reception x x x
Gala Dinner x
Delegate Material x x
Accompanying Person Pavilion x
Accompanying Person Welcome Kit x
  • Membership Committee
  • Nizar Zakka
  • PCA

  • Events Committee
  • Dr. Jim Poisant

  • Nominating Committee
  • Dr. Jim Poisant

Status Board Nominee / Process
  • Status on Board Nominees for 2012-2014 Term
  • Additional Nominees admitted NLT 15 days (October
    7th) prior to the GA meeting on October 21st.
  • No Nominations will be accepted from the floor.
  • Nominating Committee will publicize its slate of
    qualified candidates to the entire Membership
    forty five (45) days prior to the GA and provide
    periodic updates.

Nominee Organization Economy
1. Roberto Mayer ASSESPRO Brazil
2. Luis Stein Gechs Chile
3. Francis Fong HKITF Hong Kong
Bylaws/Nomination Process
Request for Nominations for Chairman and BOD Nominations Due Slate of officers to be published and announced Nominating Committee to review all applicants to determine qualifications before the GA meeting

To be sent to GA on June 19, 2012 August 29, 2012 On or about September 5, 2012 Before the GA meeting on October 20,2012
  • WITSA World Congress on IT (WCIT) 2012
  • François Morin
  • (CEO WCIT 2012)

  • WITSA Global Policy Action and Trade Summit
    (GPATS) 2013
  • Roberto Mayer

GPATS 2013
  • GPATS Contract Signed
  • February 15th 2012

  • ICT in Brazil
  • Presentation by
  • Raul Colcher
  • Assespro, Brazil

Meeting Calendar
Conference Call Fall 2012
August 2012 October 20-21, 2012
Via Go-To-Meeting Montreal, Canada
Hosted by ITAC
  • Presentation by
  • The Honorable Agnelo Queiroz
  • Governor of Brasilia

  • See You in Montreal
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