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Title: WITSA New Board of Directors Meeting


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WITSA New Board of Directors Meeting
  • February 24, 2011 (Thursday) Via conference call

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  • Call to Order
  • Opening Remarks
  • Dato Dan E Khoo

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  • Roll Call
  • Dr. Jim Poisant

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Board of Directors
City Name Organization Attendance
1 Abuja Dr. Jimson Olufuye ITAN
2 Amsterdam Drs. Bernd Taselaar ICTOffice
3 Athens Mr. Yannis Sirros SEPE
4 Beirut Mr. Nizar Zakka PCA
5 Bucharest Dr. Vasile Baltac ATIC Apologies
6 Buenos Aires Dr. Jorge Cassino CESSI
7 Cairo Mr. Sameh Montasser EITESAL
8 Canberra Mr. Ian Birks AIIA
9 Hamilton Mr. John Kyle Bermuda Chamber of Commerce
10 Kuala Lumpur Dato Dan E Khoo PIKOM
11 Kuala Lumpur Mr. Looi Kien Leong PIKOM
12 London Mr. John Higgins Intellect Apologies
13 Madrid Ms. Mar Duque AETIC
14 Mexico City Mr. Carlos Allende Macias AMITI
15 Midrand Mr. Roger Latchman ITA
16 Moscow Mr. Christo Karakashev APKIT
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Board of Directors
City Name Organization Attendance
17 Nairobi Mr.Waudo Siganga CSK
18 New Delhi Mr. Som Mittal NASSCOM Apologies
19 Ontario Mr. Bernard Courtois ITAC
20 Port of Spain Mr. Rabindra Jaggernauth ICTS
21 Seoul Mr. Ki-Chul Kim FKII
22 Singapore Ms. Ho Se Mun SiTF
23 Skopje Mr. Goran Mitreski MASIT
24 Taipei Mr. James Liu CISA
25 Tokyo Mr. Hiromi Sugiyama JISA
26 Virginia Mr. Phil Bond TechAmerica Apologies
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In Attendance
City Name Organization Attendance
1 Guadalajara Dr. Amado Espinosa AMITI / GPPS 2011 / WCIT 2014
2 Kuala Lumpur Mr. David Wong PIKOM
3 Kuala Lumpur Mr. Ong Kian Yew PIKOM
4 Ontario Mr. Claude Lemay ITAC / WCIT 2012
5 Tokyo Ms. Junko Kawauchi JISA
6 Canberra Mr. Tim Conway WITSA
7 Chinese Taipei Mr. David Chang CISA
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  • Approval of Minutes
  • Minutes of meeting held on August 7, 2010
  • Minutes of meeting held on October 31, 2010

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  • Decision Block
  • 2011 Budget
  • 2011 Business Plan
  • 2011 Goals
  • 2011 Sec Gen KPI
  • 2010 Strategic Planning Meeting
  • New Member Application
  • Damascus Meeting

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Review and Approval of 2011 Budget
D 1
  • 2011 BUDGET OVERVIEW
  • Estimated Total Income 668,375.83
  • Estimated Expenses 598,083.77
  • Estimated Net Income 70,292.06
  • Estimated year-end Balance 999,309.23
  • DISCUSSION AND APPROVAL

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Review and Approval of 2011 Business Plan
D 2
  • Member Response on Plan Positive
  • Highlights
  • Unparalleled Growth in
  • Membership
  • Financial Condition
  • Influence

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Business Plan
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New Vision/Priorities
  • WITSAs unique position demands WITSA to take
    Lead role
  • In Fulfilling the Promise of the Digital Age
  • Business Plan
  • Calls for Focus on 11 Priorities that
  • Produce Revenue
  • Enhance WITSA Brand
  • Provide Value to Members
  • Increase involvement in International
    Organizations
  • Operate Effectively and Efficiently
  • Continue to Grow WITSA
  • Discussion
  • Request Business Plan Approval

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Review and Approval of 2011 Goals
D 3
  • Goals reflect Eleven (11) Key Initiatives and
    Operational Requirements
  • Ref Goals Link

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Review and Approval of 2011 Sec-Gen KPIs
D 4
  • The Secretary Generals KPI aligns with the 2011
    WITSA Goals and Operational Requirements
  • Ref KPI link

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Review of 2010 Strategic Planning
D 5
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Strategic Planning 11 Initiatives (1/2)
Initiative Meets Value to Members (Trade Adoption) Meets Revenue Producing Meets Branding (Voice/ PR Media) Count
1 WCIT (Revenue Generator) 15 15 15 45
2 GPPS (Revenue Generator) 14 15 15 44
3 The Digital Planet/ Publication and Sales (Revenue Generator) 14 13 14 41
4 20 Multi National Corporations (Revenue Generator) for Host Country 11 12 12 35
5 Global Partners and Associate Member Programs (Revenue Generator) 9 14 11 34
6 China Germany Membership (Revenue Generator) 10 8 12 30
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Strategic Planning 11 Initiatives (2/2)
Initiative Meets Value to Members (Trade Adoption) Meets Revenue Producing Meets Branding (Voice/ PR Media) Count
7 Participation in Global Organizations (IGF, ICANN, UN) 12 3 14 29
8 G20 ICT Network 9 5 14 28
9 Global ICT Impact Study (Tim Conway) 10 6 11 27
10 UNGAID (Global ICT Portal eNabler) (Potential Revenue Generator) 8 4 11 23
11 ICT Excellence Awards (biennial) 9 2 12 23
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Review of 2010 Strategic Planning
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Review of 2010 Strategic Planning
  • Fulfilling the Promise of the Digital Age
  • Fulfilling the new vision will require
  • Embedding the vision throughout WITSA to include
  • Branding
  • Plan to be developed

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WITSA is Growing!
  • Total Members comparison within last three (3)
    years
  • Four (4) new members were admitted in 2009
  • Six (6) new members were admitted in 2010

2008 2009 2010
68 72 78
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  • Membership Application
  • Iranian ICT Guild Organization (IIG)
  • DISCUSSION AND APPROVAL
  • Dr. Jim Poisant
  • Mr. Nizar Zakka

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Iranian ICT Guild Organization
D 6
  • IIG
  • Established in 2005
  • Estimated about 5,900 members
  • Formed to order and organize computer, legal and
    commercial activities with great efforts made by
    the industrialists in Irans Telecommunication
    Information Technology
  • Members from 17 Provinces
  • Council of 23 Members
  • Special Work Groups
  • Open Discussion/Vote

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WTM Damascus, Syria Report
D 7
  • Conference is Proceeding on Schedule
  • Unrest in the Region Should not Affect the
    Conference
  • Meeting Venue away from the City Center
  • No Cancellations
  • Discussion

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  • Treasurers Report

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Financial Report
Total Gross Revenue 1,346,858.94 (including advance payments)
Total Expenses 561,755.47
Net Income for YTD Ended December 31, 2010 785,103.47
Advance Payment Received from Mexico WCIT 2014 (500,000.00)
Advance Payment GPPS 2011 (37,500.00)
2010 Net Income 247,603.47
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Financial Report
Budgeted Net Income for Year Ended December 31, 2010 149,999.99
Amount Realized in Excess of 2010 Net Income Goal 97,603.48
Year-end Cash Balance 929,017.17
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Accounts Receivable
Amount Due 2008 Dues 2,825.00
Amount Due 2009 Dues 5,750.00
Amount Due 2010 Dues 13,775.00
Amount Due in May 2010 WCIT 2012 200,000.00 (10 months overdue) Action Contingency Plan being drafted by SG
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Aging Financial Report
Description Current 1 - 30 31 - 60 61 - 90 gt 90 TOTAL
1 Algeria IT Association 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 525.00 525.00
2 Benin 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 275.00 275.00
3 Bermuda 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
4 Brazil - Assespro 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,775.00 3,775.00
5 Bulgarian Association of Information Tech 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,050.00 1,050.00
6 Cambodia 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 275.00 275.00
7 Canada 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 200,020.00 200,020.00
8 Curacao Information Communication Assoc 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,050.00 1,050.00
9 Hungarian Association of IT Companies 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,575.00 1,575.00
10 ICT Norway 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,825.00 3,825.00
11 Indonesian Telematic Software Association 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 525.00 525.00
12 Israeli Association of Software Houses 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,075.00 3,075.00
13 ITAP (Philippines) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 525.00 525.00
14 Jamaica 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 275.00 275.00
15 Jordan 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 525.00 525.00
16 Morocco 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 525.00 525.00
17 Pakistan 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 525.00 525.00
18 Philippines 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 525.00 525.00
19 Rwanda ICT Association 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 550.00 550.00
20 Senegalese Information Technology Assoc 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 275.00 275.00
21 Serbia 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,050.00 1,050.00
22 The Professional of Info Com Tech Assoc 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 275.00 275.00
23 The Tanzania ICTA 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 275.00 275.00
24 Trinidad and Tobago 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 525.00 525.00
25 Uganda 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 275.00 275.00
26 Zimbabwe 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 550.00 550.00
TOTAL TOTAL 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 222,645.00 222,645.00
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Dues Report
2008 Dues
1 Hungarian Association of IT Companies 525.00
2 Israeli Association of Software Houses 1,025.00
3 ICT Norway 1,275.00
2,825.00
2009 Dues
1 Bulgarian Association of Information Tech 525.00
2 Hungarian Association of IT Companies 525.00
3 Israeli Association of Software Houses 1,025.00
4 Curacao Information Communication Assoc 525.00
5 ICT Norway 1,275.00
6 ITAP (Philippines) 525.00
7 Zimbabwe 275.00
8 Rwanda ICT Association 275.00
9 Benin 275.00
10 Serbia 525.00
5,750.00
2010 Dues
1 Algeria IT Association 525.00
2 The Professional of Info Com Tech Assoc 275.00
3 Bulgarian Association of Information Tech 525.00
4 Cambodia 275.00
5 Hungarian Association of IT Companies 525.00
6 Indonesian Telematic Software Association 525.00
7 Israeli Association of Software Houses 1,025.00
8 Jordan 525.00
9 Morocco 525.00
10 Curacao Information Communication Assoc 525.00
11 ICT Norway 1,275.00
12 Pakistan 525.00
13 Philippines 525.00
14 Rwanda ICT Association 275.00
15 Senegalese Information Technology Assoc 275.00
16 Serbia 525.00
17 The Tanzania ICTA 275.00
18 Trinidad and Tobago 525.00
19 Uganda 275.00
20 Zimbabwe 275.00
21 Brazil - Assespro 3,775.00
13,775.00
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  • Matters Arising

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Matters Arising BOD Meeting, Oct 30, 2010
ITEM DESCRIPTION ACTION
Events Taskforce Set up an Events Taskforce with Sec Gen as Chairman Committee Members Nizar Zakka, John Kyle, Claude Lemay, Roger Latchman Dr Espinosa. First meeting will be in Montreal
Event Licensing Fees The subject of event licensing fees was raised by a member of the BOD The fees are in Section 5.4.2 - 2011 Business Plan/comments welcome
Financial Reports Request for additional details contained within Financial Reports Additional details have been added the reports/Comments Column
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Matters Arising BOD Meeting, Oct 30, 2010
ITEM DESCRIPTION ACTION
Knowledge Portal Best Practices of Associations Survey scheduled be sent to all members by Q1 of 2011 This survey did not rank high enough to be implemented with new initiatives therefore will not go out
WITSAs Global Impact Study RFP for WITSAs Global Impact Study went out to interested organizations Status on the RFP and Study is in todays Agenda
Events Calendar WITSA Global Events need to be posted on WTISAs web site and kept current The calendar is presently up-to-date Sec Gen is working with the regional offices to keep calendar current
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Matters Arising BOD Meeting, Oct 30, 2010
ITEM DESCRIPTION ACTION
Digital Planet 2010 201 Digital Planet Released The report is presently on sale. The publication was offered to all WITSA members at no cost
BOD Approval of Dr. Cassino to the BOD Chairman Khoo requested that Dr. Poisant send out a Continuing Resolution to the entire Board for their approval of Dr. Cassinos nomination to the BOD. Voting form sent to all BOD members . Dr. Cassino received a unanimous vote of approval.
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Matters Arising BOD Meeting, Oct 30, 2010
ITEM DESCRIPTION ACTION
Delinquent Membership dues The subject of actions to be taken by WTISA regarding members not in good standing due to non payment of dues will be added to the May BOD agenda for discussion Mr. Higgins volunteered to contact members in Hungary Israel. And, Dr. Olufuye volunteered to contact members in Rwanda Zimbabwe. Mr. Higgins made contact (Results pending). Dr. Olufuye has received no response from one and awaiting information on the other.
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Matters Arising BOD Meeting, Oct 30, 2010
ITEM DESCRIPTION ACTION
New Member Applications Both the Myanmar Computer Industry Association (MCIA) Association Haiti Development TIC (AHTIC) were approved by those present in Johannesburg however due to the lack of a quorum. BOD needed to conduct another vote. Sec Gen emailed to the BOD for their votes. Both approved.
Associate Membership Inviting associate members to join WITSA committees. Invitation added to program benefits/Invitation to members needs to be sent out.
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Matters Arising BOD Meeting, Oct 30, 2010
ITEM DESCRIPTION ACTION
Grant Request Dr. Olufuye requested that WITSA consider providing ITAN with a grant/funding to offset cost to recruit new WITSA members. Jimson wrote a proposal. The grant request will be discussed by the Finance Committee in May, in Montreal
WITSA Goals Sec Gen to establish WITSA Goals based the Strategic Planning Meeting Goals pending approval of the BOD
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Matters Arising BOD Meeting, Oct 30, 2010
ITEM DESCRIPTION ACTION
Meltwater Media Service Mr. Zakka inquired if WITSA members could use the media service by Meltwater. Chairman Khoo then asked to send the link to the Board of Directors for review The Sec Gen responded to Mr. Zakka that members could use the service if their searches were related to WITSA. The Sec Gen sent the entire agreement to the BOD as it provided a more accurate description of the services offered to WITSA
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Matters Arising BOD Meeting, Oct 30, 2010
ITEM DESCRIPTION ACTION
List of Eminent Persons Candidates The Sec Gen was asked by Chairman Khoo to seek nominations for WITSA Eminent Persons Award from the BOD On Feb 14, 2011, an email went out to the BOD seeking nominations
Awards Committee The matter had been forward for discussion at this February 24 call Sec Gen asked Looi if Awards doc existed. Feb 15, 2011. Looi responded with a proven example
BOD meeting Mr. Higgins raised concern that BOD meetings were too long. Some of the BOD agreed with Mr. Higgins. The Sec Gen was tasked with making recommendations on how BOD meetings could take less time. The Sec Gen will have recommendations at the BOD mtg in Montreal so that the BOD can discuss.
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  • Standing Committee Report

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COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
Finance/Audit/Compensation Mr. Roger Latchman ITA
Global Trade Mr. David Wong PIKOM
Membership Mr. Ian Birks AIIA
Public Policy Mr. John Higgins Intellect
WCIT / Events Dr. Jim Poisant WITSA
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  • Finance / Audit / Compensation Committee
  • Mr. Roger Latchman, ITA

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Finance Committee
  • Investment Strategy
  • WITSA needs to invest its revenue in order to
    capitalize on its cash reserves.
  • Today, over 800,000.00 is in a US Money Market
  • Options/Recommendations
  • Place Six (6) months Operating Expenses (300K) in
    Money Market rate (.30-.50)
  • Purchase a 300,000.00 12 Month Certificate of
    Deposit (Rate at Nation Wide Bank 1.3)
  • Invest 100,000.00 in Foreign Investment Ex
    South Africa Money Market Est. 5
  • Invest 100,000.00 in US Treasury Bonds (Interest
    rate varies)

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COMPENSATION
  • Status on 2010 Year-End Incentives for WITSA
    Paid Staff
  • Mr. Roger Latchman

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  • Status on WITSA Annual Audit
  • Gilliland Associates CPA to Perform 2010 Audit
  • Process Underway
  • Estimated Completion Date-end of March 2011

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  • Global Trade Committee
  • Mr. Ong Kian Yew, PIKOM

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WTM in Chinese Taipei, Dec 2010 Report
Highlights
WTM -TPE held in conjunction with ASOCIO ICT
Summit 2010 (December 1-3, 2010)
  • Visit to the Industrial Technology Research
    Institute (ITRI)
  • Tour on how the container based data center works
  • Demo session on Cloud OS
  • Session with Dr. Jim Poisant, Sec Gen of WITSA on
    the rising trends and opportunities trading
    globally and innovation being the key driver of
    global trade.
  • Dr. Truong Gia Binh, the Chairman of FTP
    presented on the overview and facilities offered
    by Hoa Lac Hightech Park, Vietnam .
  • Mr. Stanley Wang, Deputy Director General of
    International Group of Institute for Information
    Industry shared on the ICT trends in Chinese
    Taipei .
  • Global Public Policy Summit (GPPS) 2011, which is
    scheduled to be held in Mexico on Nov 6 to 8, was
    the finale presentation by Chairman of GPPS 2011,
    Dr. J. Amado Espinosa.
  • Business Matching Session.
  • 90 delegates from 11 countries
  • Canada
  • Laos
  • Lithuania
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Pakistan
  • Singapore
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • USA
  • Vietnam

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Next WTM MENA ICT Week 2011
  • The Syrian Computer Society (SCS) will host one
    of the most prominent ICT sector events in the
    Arab world, the 3rd Annual MENA ICT Week with
    The Arab ICT Organization (IJMA3) from 25-29
    March 2011 in Damascus, Syria.
  • The event will be held in conjunction with the
    Sham Exhibition 2011 for Informatics and
    Communication in the Umayyad Palace for
    Conferences in Damascus.
  • The following points will be discussed during the
    MENA ICT Week 2011
  • Arab strategies that aiming at achieving
    sustainable development for ICT.
  • Status quo of ICT in the Arab world and the
    obstacles of developing this sector.
  • Future strategies for ICT sector development
  • The conference will also include a number of
    other activities such as
  • Arab Golden Chip Awards (AGCA)
  • IJMA3 Annual Meeting
  • WITSA Trade Mission
  • MENA-WITSA Business Matching Sessions
  • Sham Expo 2011

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MENA ICT Week 2011 Program Overview
Activity Day-0 Friday Mar 25 Day-1 Saturday Mar 26 Day-2 Sunday Mar 27 Day-3 Monday Mar28 Day-4 Tuesday Mar 29
Arrival
City Tour Welcome Reception
Sham Expo
WTM Agenda Site Visit/Tour to an Industry Park (tbc) Overview on ICT Trends on MENA region Trade Opportunities Business Guidelines at MENA region Dialogue session (topic TBD)
Official Opening of MENA ICT Week 2011
MENA ICT Conference Program - Panel Session 1-8
MENA -WITSA Business Matching Sessions (jointly organized with MENA ICT)
Arab GoldenChip Awards
Overnight Trip ( Tadmor) Trip to Ancient Syrian city
Departure
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WTM Agenda (Tentative)
Proposed Agenda on Saturday, March 26 (1 pm 4
pm)
TIME AGENDA VENUE
0930 1130 City Visit (Hamadiya Souk)
1130 1200 Back to Umayyad Palace Convention Center
1200 1245 Lunch
1245 1300 WTM-Syria Registration Hall 6
1300 1305 Opening Remarks by David Wong, Chairman Of GTC Hall 6
1305 1310 Welcome Remarks by Mr.Nizar Zakka, Secretary General Lebanon Union of Arab ICT Association IJMA3 Hall 6
1310 1330 Presentation 1 Overview of ICT Trends on MENA region Hall 6
1330 1350 Presentation 2 Trade Opportunities Business Guidelines at MENA region Hall 6
1350 1430 Dialogue Session (topic tba) Hall 6
1430 -1500 Coffee / B2B Networking Hall 6
1500 1600 Official Opening of MENA ICT Week 2011 Main Hall
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2011 WTM Destination Plans
Mark Your Calendars!
  • 1H of 2011
  • 2H of 2011

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  • Membership Committee
  • Mr. Ian Birks, AIIA

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2010 Discussion Updates
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Annual Survey 2010
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Annual Survey Input on WITSA Key Activities
  • Feedback collated from the survey will be
    channeled as input in efforts in improving
    current activities as well as planning for future
    activities for the benefit of members.

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2011 Moving Forward
  • Annual Survey 2011 To align with the results of
    the Strategic Planning session
  • Study the results from the annual survey 2010

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  • Public Policy Action Committee (Formally the
    Public Policy Committee)
  • Mr. Anders Halvorsen
  • Mr. Tim Conway

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Global Public Policy Issues
  • IGF 2011 (September 27-30)
  • Dr. Jimson Olufuye CSTD WG WITSA Workshop
  • ICANN (Business Constituency)
  • BC Finance Committee WITSA Stipend Proposal
  • Global ICT Impact Study (Marketing report/Tim)
  • G20 ICT Policy Network
  • GPPS 2011 Declaration G20i (Tim)

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Public Policy Manifesto / Brochure
  • Public Policy Manifesto presented at Johannesburg
    meeting
  • Manifesto presented a summary of WITSA policy
    stances, but a more coherent story including the
    effects that ICT has on society is needed A
    WITSA Public Policy Brochure (updated annually)
  • Key sections will feature
  • Establishing an Enabling Environment (a)
    Positive investment environment and (b) Develop
    a plan for information infrastructure
  • Supporting Innovation (a) Recognize and protect
    intellectual property (b) support open technical
    standards
  • Developing Skills (a) Build digital skills (b)
    Facilitate access to skills
  • Using Public Sector to Drive Demand (a) The
    public sector as exemplar (b) Openness and
    transparency
  • Cross-Border Opportunities (a) Promote trade in
    ICT products and services (b) Participate in the
    digital planet
  • Timeline (a) 1st Draft Friday, March 11 (b)
    Final draft Friday, March 25
  • Member Support Members will be called upon to
    provide success stories within the above
    described sections.

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  • Status on ICT Impact Study
  • Tim Conway

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  • WCIT/Events Committee
  • Dr. Jim Poisant

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Committee Members
  • Jim Poisant (Chairman)
  • Nizar Zakka
  • John Kyle
  • Roger Latchman
  • WCIT 2012
  • GPPS 2011
  • Others?

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  • WITSA Membership
  • Status on CCID China
  • Mr. Claude Lemay, ITAC

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WCIT 2012 Marketing
  • Visit to Beijing February 14-18, 2011
  • Negotiations with CCID Group for Membership in
    WITSA and leading major Chinese delegation to
    WCIT 2012
  • Potential interest of China for WCIT2016
  • Invitation by Canadian Industry Minister Clement
    to his Chinese counterpart at MIIT (Miao Wei) to
    be a keynote speaker at WCIT 2012 and leading
    Chinese Delegation
  • Corporate meeting for sponsorships

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  • WITSA GPPS 2011
  • Dr. Amado Espinosa

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2011 Global Public Policy Summit
(GPPS) Fulfilling the Promise of the Digital
Age e-Inclusion in an i-Society
Project office status
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Main activities
Creating a high quality convocatory that
positions Mexico as a leading country
Objective
Public Relations
  • Planning (Done)
  • Image and protocol (In process)
  • Lobbying CEOs (In process)
  • Positioning (In process)
  • Media management (In process)
  • Internal and external communication (Plan done)
  • Delegations (Approach in process)

Organizing a successful event that has a positive
impact in the participants and gains
international recognition for Guadalajara in the
development of these kind of events
Logistics and Operations
Objective
  • Events general logistics and assembly (venues,
    transportation, accomodation, etc.) (In process)
  • Registration (In process)
  • Logistics and assembly suppliers control (In
    process)

Security and Safety
Ensuring the security and well-being of all
attendees
Objective
  • Involvement of government and experts
    (Done)
  • Security and safety plan (In process)
  • Emergency response plan (In process)
  • Crisis management plan (In process)

2011 Global Public Policy Summit
(GPPS) Fulfilling the Promise of the Digital
Age e-Inclusion in an i-Society
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  • WITSA WCIT 2012
  • Mr. Claude Lemay, ITAC

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Date of Event May 21-24, 2012
Theme of Event The New Digital Society towards the Digital Planet
Critical Success Factors
Challenges Attract top level CEOs, large technologies users CIOs and CTOs and ICT Ministers from G20 and emerging economies to the event
Opportunities Organize a truly global conference with all areas of the world participating and gene-rating business opportunities
Most pressing issues Closing sponsorships contracts
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Fund Raising/ Sponsorships
Amount Required US 8-10 millions
Amount Committed US 3.8 millions (US 7 millions in negotiation)
Amount Collected US 1.9 million
Program
Complete 25
List Key Speakers first complete draft April 2011
Marketing
Overview of Plan Major promotion in North and South America, Europe, Asia, ME. Ongoing since 2009.
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WCIT 2012 Marketing
  • 2010 Asia Korea (G20 ICT Forum), Japan (Apec), HK
    and China (CHTF in Shenzhen), India, Malaysia,
    Taiwan (ASOCIO) Bilateral, large ICT companies,
    national delegations.
  • February 2011
  • Visit to Delhi and Mumbai (Nasscom Leadership
    Conference) Discussion on National Pavilion,
    Nasscom Delegation and major corporate sponsors

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WCIT 2012 Marketing
  • 2011 Visit to Europe (Feb 28 to March 10)
    Speech in London for Intellect on March 2
  • Visit to Spain and South America (March 16-April
    4)
  • Speech in Madrid for Ametic (March 18), in
    Montevideo March 23-24 (Aleti)
  • WCIT 2012 newsletter and marketing to accelerate
    in 2011 including contacts with journalists as
    Program outline is available and list of key
    speakers established.

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Delegate Registration (if applicable)
Target 3000
Registered To Date Registration September 2011
Do you need something from (BOD, GA) members at this time? Please specify Support from Board members during national visits and input on WCIT 2012 during discussions
Other Issues
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  • WITSA Spring Meeting

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Logistics (1/2)
Date Proposed dates May 12-13, 2011 (Thursday Friday)
Location Montreal, Canada
Meeting Venue To be advised
Accommodation To be advised
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Logistics (2/2)
Meeting Structure May 10 (Tuesday) 0900-1500         Arrival Day 1 May 11 (Wednesday) 0900-1700         Site Visit / Activity (Proposal from host)   Day 2 May 12 (Thursday) 0830-1000         Finance/Audit/Compensation Committee Meeting 1015-1100         Membership Committee Meeting 1115-1200         Global Trade Committee Meeting 1215-1300         Event Taskforce Meeting 1300-1400         Lunch 1400-1700         Public Policy Committee Meeting 1900 Welcome Reception (Tentative)   Day 3 May 13 (Friday) 0900-1300         Board of Directors Meeting 1300-1400         Lunch PM Reserved for BOD Meeting 1900 Dinner (Tentative)  
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  • Regional Discussion
  • Feedback has been received Discussion and
    recommendations in Montreal

77
  • Other Business /
  • Open Discussion

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  • THANK YOU
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Title: WITSA New Board of Directors Meeting


1
WITSA New Board of Directors Meeting
  • February 24, 2011 (Thursday) Via conference call

2
  • Call to Order
  • Opening Remarks
  • Dato Dan E Khoo

3
  • Roll Call
  • Dr. Jim Poisant

4
Board of Directors
City Name Organization Attendance
1 Abuja Dr. Jimson Olufuye ITAN
2 Amsterdam Drs. Bernd Taselaar ICTOffice
3 Athens Mr. Yannis Sirros SEPE
4 Beirut Mr. Nizar Zakka PCA
5 Bucharest Dr. Vasile Baltac ATIC Apologies
6 Buenos Aires Dr. Jorge Cassino CESSI
7 Cairo Mr. Sameh Montasser EITESAL
8 Canberra Mr. Ian Birks AIIA
9 Hamilton Mr. John Kyle Bermuda Chamber of Commerce
10 Kuala Lumpur Dato Dan E Khoo PIKOM
11 Kuala Lumpur Mr. Looi Kien Leong PIKOM
12 London Mr. John Higgins Intellect Apologies
13 Madrid Ms. Mar Duque AETIC
14 Mexico City Mr. Carlos Allende Macias AMITI
15 Midrand Mr. Roger Latchman ITA
16 Moscow Mr. Christo Karakashev APKIT
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Board of Directors
City Name Organization Attendance
17 Nairobi Mr.Waudo Siganga CSK
18 New Delhi Mr. Som Mittal NASSCOM Apologies
19 Ontario Mr. Bernard Courtois ITAC
20 Port of Spain Mr. Rabindra Jaggernauth ICTS
21 Seoul Mr. Ki-Chul Kim FKII
22 Singapore Ms. Ho Se Mun SiTF
23 Skopje Mr. Goran Mitreski MASIT
24 Taipei Mr. James Liu CISA
25 Tokyo Mr. Hiromi Sugiyama JISA
26 Virginia Mr. Phil Bond TechAmerica Apologies
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In Attendance
City Name Organization Attendance
1 Guadalajara Dr. Amado Espinosa AMITI / GPPS 2011 / WCIT 2014
2 Kuala Lumpur Mr. David Wong PIKOM
3 Kuala Lumpur Mr. Ong Kian Yew PIKOM
4 Ontario Mr. Claude Lemay ITAC / WCIT 2012
5 Tokyo Ms. Junko Kawauchi JISA
6 Canberra Mr. Tim Conway WITSA
7 Chinese Taipei Mr. David Chang CISA
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9
10
7
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Minutes of meeting held on August 7, 2010
  • Minutes of meeting held on October 31, 2010

8
  • Decision Block
  • 2011 Budget
  • 2011 Business Plan
  • 2011 Goals
  • 2011 Sec Gen KPI
  • 2010 Strategic Planning Meeting
  • New Member Application
  • Damascus Meeting

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Review and Approval of 2011 Budget
D 1
  • 2011 BUDGET OVERVIEW
  • Estimated Total Income 668,375.83
  • Estimated Expenses 598,083.77
  • Estimated Net Income 70,292.06
  • Estimated year-end Balance 999,309.23
  • DISCUSSION AND APPROVAL

10
Review and Approval of 2011 Business Plan
D 2
  • Member Response on Plan Positive
  • Highlights
  • Unparalleled Growth in
  • Membership
  • Financial Condition
  • Influence

11
Business Plan
12
New Vision/Priorities
  • WITSAs unique position demands WITSA to take
    Lead role
  • In Fulfilling the Promise of the Digital Age
  • Business Plan
  • Calls for Focus on 11 Priorities that
  • Produce Revenue
  • Enhance WITSA Brand
  • Provide Value to Members
  • Increase involvement in International
    Organizations
  • Operate Effectively and Efficiently
  • Continue to Grow WITSA
  • Discussion
  • Request Business Plan Approval

13
Review and Approval of 2011 Goals
D 3
  • Goals reflect Eleven (11) Key Initiatives and
    Operational Requirements
  • Ref Goals Link

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Review and Approval of 2011 Sec-Gen KPIs
D 4
  • The Secretary Generals KPI aligns with the 2011
    WITSA Goals and Operational Requirements
  • Ref KPI link

15
Review of 2010 Strategic Planning
D 5
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Strategic Planning 11 Initiatives (1/2)
Initiative Meets Value to Members (Trade Adoption) Meets Revenue Producing Meets Branding (Voice/ PR Media) Count
1 WCIT (Revenue Generator) 15 15 15 45
2 GPPS (Revenue Generator) 14 15 15 44
3 The Digital Planet/ Publication and Sales (Revenue Generator) 14 13 14 41
4 20 Multi National Corporations (Revenue Generator) for Host Country 11 12 12 35
5 Global Partners and Associate Member Programs (Revenue Generator) 9 14 11 34
6 China Germany Membership (Revenue Generator) 10 8 12 30
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Strategic Planning 11 Initiatives (2/2)
Initiative Meets Value to Members (Trade Adoption) Meets Revenue Producing Meets Branding (Voice/ PR Media) Count
7 Participation in Global Organizations (IGF, ICANN, UN) 12 3 14 29
8 G20 ICT Network 9 5 14 28
9 Global ICT Impact Study (Tim Conway) 10 6 11 27
10 UNGAID (Global ICT Portal eNabler) (Potential Revenue Generator) 8 4 11 23
11 ICT Excellence Awards (biennial) 9 2 12 23
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Review of 2010 Strategic Planning
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Review of 2010 Strategic Planning
  • Fulfilling the Promise of the Digital Age
  • Fulfilling the new vision will require
  • Embedding the vision throughout WITSA to include
  • Branding
  • Plan to be developed

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WITSA is Growing!
  • Total Members comparison within last three (3)
    years
  • Four (4) new members were admitted in 2009
  • Six (6) new members were admitted in 2010

2008 2009 2010
68 72 78
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  • Membership Application
  • Iranian ICT Guild Organization (IIG)
  • DISCUSSION AND APPROVAL
  • Dr. Jim Poisant
  • Mr. Nizar Zakka

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Iranian ICT Guild Organization
D 6
  • IIG
  • Established in 2005
  • Estimated about 5,900 members
  • Formed to order and organize computer, legal and
    commercial activities with great efforts made by
    the industrialists in Irans Telecommunication
    Information Technology
  • Members from 17 Provinces
  • Council of 23 Members
  • Special Work Groups
  • Open Discussion/Vote

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WTM Damascus, Syria Report
D 7
  • Conference is Proceeding on Schedule
  • Unrest in the Region Should not Affect the
    Conference
  • Meeting Venue away from the City Center
  • No Cancellations
  • Discussion

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  • Treasurers Report

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Financial Report
Total Gross Revenue 1,346,858.94 (including advance payments)
Total Expenses 561,755.47
Net Income for YTD Ended December 31, 2010 785,103.47
Advance Payment Received from Mexico WCIT 2014 (500,000.00)
Advance Payment GPPS 2011 (37,500.00)
2010 Net Income 247,603.47
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Financial Report
Budgeted Net Income for Year Ended December 31, 2010 149,999.99
Amount Realized in Excess of 2010 Net Income Goal 97,603.48
Year-end Cash Balance 929,017.17
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Accounts Receivable
Amount Due 2008 Dues 2,825.00
Amount Due 2009 Dues 5,750.00
Amount Due 2010 Dues 13,775.00
Amount Due in May 2010 WCIT 2012 200,000.00 (10 months overdue) Action Contingency Plan being drafted by SG
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Aging Financial Report
Description Current 1 - 30 31 - 60 61 - 90 gt 90 TOTAL
1 Algeria IT Association 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 525.00 525.00
2 Benin 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 275.00 275.00
3 Bermuda 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
4 Brazil - Assespro 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,775.00 3,775.00
5 Bulgarian Association of Information Tech 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,050.00 1,050.00
6 Cambodia 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 275.00 275.00
7 Canada 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 200,020.00 200,020.00
8 Curacao Information Communication Assoc 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,050.00 1,050.00
9 Hungarian Association of IT Companies 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,575.00 1,575.00
10 ICT Norway 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,825.00 3,825.00
11 Indonesian Telematic Software Association 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 525.00 525.00
12 Israeli Association of Software Houses 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,075.00 3,075.00
13 ITAP (Philippines) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 525.00 525.00
14 Jamaica 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 275.00 275.00
15 Jordan 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 525.00 525.00
16 Morocco 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 525.00 525.00
17 Pakistan 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 525.00 525.00
18 Philippines 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 525.00 525.00
19 Rwanda ICT Association 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 550.00 550.00
20 Senegalese Information Technology Assoc 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 275.00 275.00
21 Serbia 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,050.00 1,050.00
22 The Professional of Info Com Tech Assoc 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 275.00 275.00
23 The Tanzania ICTA 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 275.00 275.00
24 Trinidad and Tobago 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 525.00 525.00
25 Uganda 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 275.00 275.00
26 Zimbabwe 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 550.00 550.00
TOTAL TOTAL 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 222,645.00 222,645.00
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Dues Report
2008 Dues
1 Hungarian Association of IT Companies 525.00
2 Israeli Association of Software Houses 1,025.00
3 ICT Norway 1,275.00
2,825.00
2009 Dues
1 Bulgarian Association of Information Tech 525.00
2 Hungarian Association of IT Companies 525.00
3 Israeli Association of Software Houses 1,025.00
4 Curacao Information Communication Assoc 525.00
5 ICT Norway 1,275.00
6 ITAP (Philippines) 525.00
7 Zimbabwe 275.00
8 Rwanda ICT Association 275.00
9 Benin 275.00
10 Serbia 525.00
5,750.00
2010 Dues
1 Algeria IT Association 525.00
2 The Professional of Info Com Tech Assoc 275.00
3 Bulgarian Association of Information Tech 525.00
4 Cambodia 275.00
5 Hungarian Association of IT Companies 525.00
6 Indonesian Telematic Software Association 525.00
7 Israeli Association of Software Houses 1,025.00
8 Jordan 525.00
9 Morocco 525.00
10 Curacao Information Communication Assoc 525.00
11 ICT Norway 1,275.00
12 Pakistan 525.00
13 Philippines 525.00
14 Rwanda ICT Association 275.00
15 Senegalese Information Technology Assoc 275.00
16 Serbia 525.00
17 The Tanzania ICTA 275.00
18 Trinidad and Tobago 525.00
19 Uganda 275.00
20 Zimbabwe 275.00
21 Brazil - Assespro 3,775.00
13,775.00
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  • Matters Arising

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Matters Arising BOD Meeting, Oct 30, 2010
ITEM DESCRIPTION ACTION
Events Taskforce Set up an Events Taskforce with Sec Gen as Chairman Committee Members Nizar Zakka, John Kyle, Claude Lemay, Roger Latchman Dr Espinosa. First meeting will be in Montreal
Event Licensing Fees The subject of event licensing fees was raised by a member of the BOD The fees are in Section 5.4.2 - 2011 Business Plan/comments welcome
Financial Reports Request for additional details contained within Financial Reports Additional details have been added the reports/Comments Column
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Matters Arising BOD Meeting, Oct 30, 2010
ITEM DESCRIPTION ACTION
Knowledge Portal Best Practices of Associations Survey scheduled be sent to all members by Q1 of 2011 This survey did not rank high enough to be implemented with new initiatives therefore will not go out
WITSAs Global Impact Study RFP for WITSAs Global Impact Study went out to interested organizations Status on the RFP and Study is in todays Agenda
Events Calendar WITSA Global Events need to be posted on WTISAs web site and kept current The calendar is presently up-to-date Sec Gen is working with the regional offices to keep calendar current
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Matters Arising BOD Meeting, Oct 30, 2010
ITEM DESCRIPTION ACTION
Digital Planet 2010 201 Digital Planet Released The report is presently on sale. The publication was offered to all WITSA members at no cost
BOD Approval of Dr. Cassino to the BOD Chairman Khoo requested that Dr. Poisant send out a Continuing Resolution to the entire Board for their approval of Dr. Cassinos nomination to the BOD. Voting form sent to all BOD members . Dr. Cassino received a unanimous vote of approval.
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Matters Arising BOD Meeting, Oct 30, 2010
ITEM DESCRIPTION ACTION
Delinquent Membership dues The subject of actions to be taken by WTISA regarding members not in good standing due to non payment of dues will be added to the May BOD agenda for discussion Mr. Higgins volunteered to contact members in Hungary Israel. And, Dr. Olufuye volunteered to contact members in Rwanda Zimbabwe. Mr. Higgins made contact (Results pending). Dr. Olufuye has received no response from one and awaiting information on the other.
35
Matters Arising BOD Meeting, Oct 30, 2010
ITEM DESCRIPTION ACTION
New Member Applications Both the Myanmar Computer Industry Association (MCIA) Association Haiti Development TIC (AHTIC) were approved by those present in Johannesburg however due to the lack of a quorum. BOD needed to conduct another vote. Sec Gen emailed to the BOD for their votes. Both approved.
Associate Membership Inviting associate members to join WITSA committees. Invitation added to program benefits/Invitation to members needs to be sent out.
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Matters Arising BOD Meeting, Oct 30, 2010
ITEM DESCRIPTION ACTION
Grant Request Dr. Olufuye requested that WITSA consider providing ITAN with a grant/funding to offset cost to recruit new WITSA members. Jimson wrote a proposal. The grant request will be discussed by the Finance Committee in May, in Montreal
WITSA Goals Sec Gen to establish WITSA Goals based the Strategic Planning Meeting Goals pending approval of the BOD
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Matters Arising BOD Meeting, Oct 30, 2010
ITEM DESCRIPTION ACTION
Meltwater Media Service Mr. Zakka inquired if WITSA members could use the media service by Meltwater. Chairman Khoo then asked to send the link to the Board of Directors for review The Sec Gen responded to Mr. Zakka that members could use the service if their searches were related to WITSA. The Sec Gen sent the entire agreement to the BOD as it provided a more accurate description of the services offered to WITSA
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Matters Arising BOD Meeting, Oct 30, 2010
ITEM DESCRIPTION ACTION
List of Eminent Persons Candidates The Sec Gen was asked by Chairman Khoo to seek nominations for WITSA Eminent Persons Award from the BOD On Feb 14, 2011, an email went out to the BOD seeking nominations
Awards Committee The matter had been forward for discussion at this February 24 call Sec Gen asked Looi if Awards doc existed. Feb 15, 2011. Looi responded with a proven example
BOD meeting Mr. Higgins raised concern that BOD meetings were too long. Some of the BOD agreed with Mr. Higgins. The Sec Gen was tasked with making recommendations on how BOD meetings could take less time. The Sec Gen will have recommendations at the BOD mtg in Montreal so that the BOD can discuss.
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  • Standing Committee Report

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COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
Finance/Audit/Compensation Mr. Roger Latchman ITA
Global Trade Mr. David Wong PIKOM
Membership Mr. Ian Birks AIIA
Public Policy Mr. John Higgins Intellect
WCIT / Events Dr. Jim Poisant WITSA
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  • Finance / Audit / Compensation Committee
  • Mr. Roger Latchman, ITA

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Finance Committee
  • Investment Strategy
  • WITSA needs to invest its revenue in order to
    capitalize on its cash reserves.
  • Today, over 800,000.00 is in a US Money Market
  • Options/Recommendations
  • Place Six (6) months Operating Expenses (300K) in
    Money Market rate (.30-.50)
  • Purchase a 300,000.00 12 Month Certificate of
    Deposit (Rate at Nation Wide Bank 1.3)
  • Invest 100,000.00 in Foreign Investment Ex
    South Africa Money Market Est. 5
  • Invest 100,000.00 in US Treasury Bonds (Interest
    rate varies)

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COMPENSATION
  • Status on 2010 Year-End Incentives for WITSA
    Paid Staff
  • Mr. Roger Latchman

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  • Status on WITSA Annual Audit
  • Gilliland Associates CPA to Perform 2010 Audit
  • Process Underway
  • Estimated Completion Date-end of March 2011

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  • Global Trade Committee
  • Mr. Ong Kian Yew, PIKOM

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WTM in Chinese Taipei, Dec 2010 Report
Highlights
WTM -TPE held in conjunction with ASOCIO ICT
Summit 2010 (December 1-3, 2010)
  • Visit to the Industrial Technology Research
    Institute (ITRI)
  • Tour on how the container based data center works
  • Demo session on Cloud OS
  • Session with Dr. Jim Poisant, Sec Gen of WITSA on
    the rising trends and opportunities trading
    globally and innovation being the key driver of
    global trade.
  • Dr. Truong Gia Binh, the Chairman of FTP
    presented on the overview and facilities offered
    by Hoa Lac Hightech Park, Vietnam .
  • Mr. Stanley Wang, Deputy Director General of
    International Group of Institute for Information
    Industry shared on the ICT trends in Chinese
    Taipei .
  • Global Public Policy Summit (GPPS) 2011, which is
    scheduled to be held in Mexico on Nov 6 to 8, was
    the finale presentation by Chairman of GPPS 2011,
    Dr. J. Amado Espinosa.
  • Business Matching Session.
  • 90 delegates from 11 countries
  • Canada
  • Laos
  • Lithuania
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Pakistan
  • Singapore
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • USA
  • Vietnam

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Next WTM MENA ICT Week 2011
  • The Syrian Computer Society (SCS) will host one
    of the most prominent ICT sector events in the
    Arab world, the 3rd Annual MENA ICT Week with
    The Arab ICT Organization (IJMA3) from 25-29
    March 2011 in Damascus, Syria.
  • The event will be held in conjunction with the
    Sham Exhibition 2011 for Informatics and
    Communication in the Umayyad Palace for
    Conferences in Damascus.
  • The following points will be discussed during the
    MENA ICT Week 2011
  • Arab strategies that aiming at achieving
    sustainable development for ICT.
  • Status quo of ICT in the Arab world and the
    obstacles of developing this sector.
  • Future strategies for ICT sector development
  • The conference will also include a number of
    other activities such as
  • Arab Golden Chip Awards (AGCA)
  • IJMA3 Annual Meeting
  • WITSA Trade Mission
  • MENA-WITSA Business Matching Sessions
  • Sham Expo 2011

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MENA ICT Week 2011 Program Overview
Activity Day-0 Friday Mar 25 Day-1 Saturday Mar 26 Day-2 Sunday Mar 27 Day-3 Monday Mar28 Day-4 Tuesday Mar 29
Arrival
City Tour Welcome Reception
Sham Expo
WTM Agenda Site Visit/Tour to an Industry Park (tbc) Overview on ICT Trends on MENA region Trade Opportunities Business Guidelines at MENA region Dialogue session (topic TBD)
Official Opening of MENA ICT Week 2011
MENA ICT Conference Program - Panel Session 1-8
MENA -WITSA Business Matching Sessions (jointly organized with MENA ICT)
Arab GoldenChip Awards
Overnight Trip ( Tadmor) Trip to Ancient Syrian city
Departure
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WTM Agenda (Tentative)
Proposed Agenda on Saturday, March 26 (1 pm 4
pm)
TIME AGENDA VENUE
0930 1130 City Visit (Hamadiya Souk)
1130 1200 Back to Umayyad Palace Convention Center
1200 1245 Lunch
1245 1300 WTM-Syria Registration Hall 6
1300 1305 Opening Remarks by David Wong, Chairman Of GTC Hall 6
1305 1310 Welcome Remarks by Mr.Nizar Zakka, Secretary General Lebanon Union of Arab ICT Association IJMA3 Hall 6
1310 1330 Presentation 1 Overview of ICT Trends on MENA region Hall 6
1330 1350 Presentation 2 Trade Opportunities Business Guidelines at MENA region Hall 6
1350 1430 Dialogue Session (topic tba) Hall 6
1430 -1500 Coffee / B2B Networking Hall 6
1500 1600 Official Opening of MENA ICT Week 2011 Main Hall
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2011 WTM Destination Plans
Mark Your Calendars!
  • 1H of 2011
  • 2H of 2011

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  • Membership Committee
  • Mr. Ian Birks, AIIA

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2010 Discussion Updates
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Annual Survey 2010
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Annual Survey Input on WITSA Key Activities
  • Feedback collated from the survey will be
    channeled as input in efforts in improving
    current activities as well as planning for future
    activities for the benefit of members.

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2011 Moving Forward
  • Annual Survey 2011 To align with the results of
    the Strategic Planning session
  • Study the results from the annual survey 2010

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  • Public Policy Action Committee (Formally the
    Public Policy Committee)
  • Mr. Anders Halvorsen
  • Mr. Tim Conway

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Global Public Policy Issues
  • IGF 2011 (September 27-30)
  • Dr. Jimson Olufuye CSTD WG WITSA Workshop
  • ICANN (Business Constituency)
  • BC Finance Committee WITSA Stipend Proposal
  • Global ICT Impact Study (Marketing report/Tim)
  • G20 ICT Policy Network
  • GPPS 2011 Declaration G20i (Tim)

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Public Policy Manifesto / Brochure
  • Public Policy Manifesto presented at Johannesburg
    meeting
  • Manifesto presented a summary of WITSA policy
    stances, but a more coherent story including the
    effects that ICT has on society is needed A
    WITSA Public Policy Brochure (updated annually)
  • Key sections will feature
  • Establishing an Enabling Environment (a)
    Positive investment environment and (b) Develop
    a plan for information infrastructure
  • Supporting Innovation (a) Recognize and protect
    intellectual property (b) support open technical
    standards
  • Developing Skills (a) Build digital skills (b)
    Facilitate access to skills
  • Using Public Sector to Drive Demand (a) The
    public sector as exemplar (b) Openness and
    transparency
  • Cross-Border Opportunities (a) Promote trade in
    ICT products and services (b) Participate in the
    digital planet
  • Timeline (a) 1st Draft Friday, March 11 (b)
    Final draft Friday, March 25
  • Member Support Members will be called upon to
    provide success stories within the above
    described sections.

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  • Status on ICT Impact Study
  • Tim Conway

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  • WCIT/Events Committee
  • Dr. Jim Poisant

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Committee Members
  • Jim Poisant (Chairman)
  • Nizar Zakka
  • John Kyle
  • Roger Latchman
  • WCIT 2012
  • GPPS 2011
  • Others?

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  • WITSA Membership
  • Status on CCID China
  • Mr. Claude Lemay, ITAC

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WCIT 2012 Marketing
  • Visit to Beijing February 14-18, 2011
  • Negotiations with CCID Group for Membership in
    WITSA and leading major Chinese delegation to
    WCIT 2012
  • Potential interest of China for WCIT2016
  • Invitation by Canadian Industry Minister Clement
    to his Chinese counterpart at MIIT (Miao Wei) to
    be a keynote speaker at WCIT 2012 and leading
    Chinese Delegation
  • Corporate meeting for sponsorships

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  • WITSA GPPS 2011
  • Dr. Amado Espinosa

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2011 Global Public Policy Summit
(GPPS) Fulfilling the Promise of the Digital
Age e-Inclusion in an i-Society
Project office status
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Main activities
Creating a high quality convocatory that
positions Mexico as a leading country
Objective
Public Relations
  • Planning (Done)
  • Image and protocol (In process)
  • Lobbying CEOs (In process)
  • Positioning (In process)
  • Media management (In process)
  • Internal and external communication (Plan done)
  • Delegations (Approach in process)

Organizing a successful event that has a positive
impact in the participants and gains
international recognition for Guadalajara in the
development of these kind of events
Logistics and Operations
Objective
  • Events general logistics and assembly (venues,
    transportation, accomodation, etc.) (In process)
  • Registration (In process)
  • Logistics and assembly suppliers control (In
    process)

Security and Safety
Ensuring the security and well-being of all
attendees
Objective
  • Involvement of government and experts
    (Done)
  • Security and safety plan (In process)
  • Emergency response plan (In process)
  • Crisis management plan (In process)

2011 Global Public Policy Summit
(GPPS) Fulfilling the Promise of the Digital
Age e-Inclusion in an i-Society
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  • WITSA WCIT 2012
  • Mr. Claude Lemay, ITAC

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Date of Event May 21-24, 2012
Theme of Event The New Digital Society towards the Digital Planet
Critical Success Factors
Challenges Attract top level CEOs, large technologies users CIOs and CTOs and ICT Ministers from G20 and emerging economies to the event
Opportunities Organize a truly global conference with all areas of the world participating and gene-rating business opportunities
Most pressing issues Closing sponsorships contracts
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Fund Raising/ Sponsorships
Amount Required US 8-10 millions
Amount Committed US 3.8 millions (US 7 millions in negotiation)
Amount Collected US 1.9 million
Program
Complete 25
List Key Speakers first complete draft April 2011
Marketing
Overview of Plan Major promotion in North and South America, Europe, Asia, ME. Ongoing since 2009.
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WCIT 2012 Marketing
  • 2010 Asia Korea (G20 ICT Forum), Japan (Apec), HK
    and China (CHTF in Shenzhen), India, Malaysia,
    Taiwan (ASOCIO) Bilateral, large ICT companies,
    national delegations.
  • February 2011
  • Visit to Delhi and Mumbai (Nasscom Leadership
    Conference) Discussion on National Pavilion,
    Nasscom Delegation and major corporate sponsors

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WCIT 2012 Marketing
  • 2011 Visit to Europe (Feb 28 to March 10)
    Speech in London for Intellect on March 2
  • Visit to Spain and South America (March 16-April
    4)
  • Speech in Madrid for Ametic (March 18), in
    Montevideo March 23-24 (Aleti)
  • WCIT 2012 newsletter and marketing to accelerate
    in 2011 including contacts with journalists as
    Program outline is available and list of key
    speakers established.

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Delegate Registration (if applicable)
Target 3000
Registered To Date Registration September 2011
Do you need something from (BOD, GA) members at this time? Please specify Support from Board members during national visits and input on WCIT 2012 during discussions
Other Issues
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  • WITSA Spring Meeting

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Logistics (1/2)
Date Proposed dates May 12-13, 2011 (Thursday Friday)
Location Montreal, Canada
Meeting Venue To be advised
Accommodation To be advised
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Logistics (2/2)
Meeting Structure May 10 (Tuesday) 0900-1500         Arrival Day 1 May 11 (Wednesday) 0900-1700         Site Visit / Activity (Proposal from host)   Day 2 May 12 (Thursday) 0830-1000         Finance/Audit/Compensation Committee Meeting 1015-1100         Membership Committee Meeting 1115-1200         Global Trade Committee Meeting 1215-1300         Event Taskforce Meeting 1300-1400         Lunch 1400-1700         Public Policy Committee Meeting 1900 Welcome Reception (Tentative)   Day 3 May 13 (Friday) 0900-1300         Board of Directors Meeting 1300-1400         Lunch PM Reserved for BOD Meeting 1900 Dinner (Tentative)  
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  • Regional Discussion
  • Feedback has been received Discussion and
    recommendations in Montreal

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  • Other Business /
  • Open Discussion

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