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  1. 1. WITSA/WORLDCONGRESS ON ITDR. JAMES POISANTSECRETARY GENERAL/WITSA www.witsa.org
  2. 2. About WITSA  Founded in 1978, WITSA was incorporated in the Commonwealth of Virginia, USA in 1998.  WITSA is a consortium of 81 Information and Communications Technology (ICT) leading industry associations from economies around the world.  Our members represent 90% of the world ICT market  ICT Spending 2011- 4.1 Trillion USD2 www.witsa.org
  3. 3. WITSA Vision and Mission Vision WITSA is the leading recognized voice of the global ICT Industry which is the key driver of global economic growth. WITSA is a key facilitator in Fulfilling the Promise of the Digital Age for everyone. .3 www.witsa.org
  4. 4. WITSA EVENTS WITSA AWARDS ITS MEMBERS TWO MAJOR EVENTS: •1. THE WORLD CONGRESS ON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (EVEN YEARS-MONTREAL CANADA 2012) •2. THE GLOBAL POLICY ACTION AND TRADE SUMMIT (2013 BRASIL)4 www.witsa.org
  5. 5. World Congress on IT (WCIT)  A premier global ICT congress, WCIT brings together over 2,000 global leaders in business, government and academia from OVER 80 countries.  Often referred to as the ‘Olympic of ICT World, WCIT was World founded in 1978. Since then, it has become the world’s leading ICT gathering with notable speakers from all over the world.  WCIT 2010 won the Best Conference in Europe for 2010.5 www.witsa.org
  6. 6. World Congress on IT (WCIT) 6 Key Components of WCIT B2B Matching The Congress ICT Awards Program Networking ICT Exhibition Other Activities Reception6 www.witsa.org
  7. 7. World Congress on IT(WCIT) WCIT Locations at a Glance: 2016 Open / 1996 Bilbao, Spain 2014 Guadalajara, Mexico 1994 Yokohama, Japan 2012 Montreal, Canada 1992 London, England 2010 Amsterdam, The Netherlands 1990 Washington D.C., USA 2008 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1988 Paris, France 2006 Austin, USA 1986 Toronto, Canada 2004 Athens, Greece 1984 Tokyo, Japan 2002 Adelaide, Australia 1982 Copenhagen, Denmark 2000 Chinese Taipei 1980 San Francisco, USA 1998 Fairfax, Virginia, USA 1978 Barcelona, Spain7 www.witsa.org
  8. 8. World Congress on IT 2008 Highlights (2/2) In addition, the WCIT 2008 anchored 12 other prestigious core and satellite events with over 50,000 participants, 7,500 delegates and 43,000 exhibition visitors engaged in various ICT-related activities over a period of 10 days. WCIT 2008 & Related Events8 www.witsa.org
  9. 9. World Congress on IT 2010 Highlights WCIT 2010 achievements Speakers 250 speakers confirmed Delegates More than 3,500 delegates from 96 countries Media & Branding Estimated between EUR7.5 and Value 12.5 million Match making More than 500 profiles network Live Channel WCIT 1.5 million hits 20109 www.witsa.org
  10. 10. World Congress on IT 2010 Highlights (2/2) Themed pavilions offered WCIT 2010 visitors opportunities for corporate networking and possibilities to get inspired by showcases in all WCIT 2010 tracks Declaration of Amsterdam The Digital Road to Recovery10 www.witsa.org
  11. 11. Who Attends? Sectors (in %) 5% • ~ 2,000 PLUS 25% Private Public delegates: 70% Academia • High level executives – CEOs, CIOs, VPs Continents (in %) Africa and Middle East • ~ 80+ countries 10%10% Asia 25% 40% Europe 15% North America South America11 www.witsa.org
  12. 12. WCIT 2012 Objectives  Content rich 2.5 days of broad discussions on how (ICT) technology shape and help today’s “digital society”  Featuring senior leadership of the Canadian & Global industry and thought-leaders  Use the occasion to showcase to a global audience the Canadian innovation  Build contest / create opportunity for Canadian entrepreneurs  Attract / engage foreign investment (direct and indirect)  Facilitate on-site B2B meetings through a web platform  Create a “Global Digital Society Action Plan” based on the output of the Digital Techno Jam12 www.witsa.org
  13. 13. WCIT 2012 Conference Theme: ONE Vision for a Global Digital Society SECTORS Media, Education Healthcare Public Env., Energy Transportation Arts & & Digital & Medical Service & & Sustainable & Smart Cities Culture Skills Research Innovatio Development n Access & Participation Environment & Technology &THEMES Digital Literacy & Skills Trends Innovations Online Safety & Security Privacy Solutions & Societal Intellectual Impacts Property Information Rights13 www.witsa.org
  14. 14. Conference Components  Digital Techno Jam: June 5-6, 2012  Congress: October 22-24, 2012  Plenary sessions and experts’ panels  Breakout sessions  B2B for SMEs  C200, Investment Forum for growth stage SMEs  Ingenious / World Summit Youth Awards14 www.witsa.org
  15. 15. About the Digital Techno Jam  On-line engagement, prior to the Congress – up to 20,000 people world wide  Structured and moderated discussion topics  Outcome is a broad-based opinion on today’s “digital society” issues  will influence the experts’ panels discussions  will be used to create the “Global Digital Society Action Plan”  1st time a Global event of this scale included a broad-based facilitated participation  True use of social-media and human connectivity instead of traditional “brick & mortar” conference with exhibition15 www.witsa.org
  16. 16. Digital Society Jam  Key Topics  Education & Digital Skills  Healthcare & Medical Research  Smart Cities & Sustainability  Government & Public Service Innovation  Media, Arts & Culture  Key Dates  Youth Jam: April 27-28, 2012  Digital Society Jam: June 5-7, 2012  Draft Action Plan: September 24, 2012  WCIT Brainstorming: October 22-23, 2012  Unveiling of the Action Plan: October 24, 201216 www.witsa.org
  17. 17. The Digital Society Action PlanJam Session WCIT Congress Digital Society Breakouts Healthcare & Moderated table brainstorming Action Plan Medical Research Education & Questions Innovations Case Unveiled in Montreal Digital Skills Ideas Experiences studies October 24, 2012 Transportation &  Leading ideas & Smart cities DAY 1 DAY 2 innovations across --- --- sectors Public service & Generating & Synthesizing Innovation & Prioritizing  Industry Refining commitments to Env., Energy & action Sustainability Public policy Technologies Barriers &  Public policy suggestions obstacles recommendations Media, Arts & Pre-Populated Jam Content Culture  Case studies17 www.witsa.org
  18. 18. B2B Event  Provide high-value, structured business meetings for 300 to 500 SMEs  Bring together ICT providers, integrators and buyers  Web-platform available to schedule meetings with participants  Participants: executives, decision makers, CIO, VP- Strategic Alliances  Partners: DFAIT, TechnoMontreal, ITAC  Tuesday, October 2318 www.witsa.org
  19. 19. Awards & Gala  United Nations World Summit Youth Award to support  Use of Internet and Mobiles to the UN Millennium Goals into Action (global participation)  Ingenious Awards  Celebrating success through Technology (Canadian companies)  Oct 24th evening19 www.witsa.org
  20. 20. WCIT 2012 Legacy  A “Global Digital Society Action Plan” that will be used to create the Digital Citizenship Charter at the WCIT 2014 in Guadalajara, Mexico  Local / International trade through B2B  Augment business transactions  Meet partners / customers  Economic growth through C200 Forum  Showcase Canadian Technology & create investment / partnering opportunities20 www.witsa.org
  21. 21. •NOTE: This list is not distributed as part of our marketing efforts to attract delegates. Sponsor categories are reflected on our web site and in our brochure.21 www.witsa.org
  22. 22. THANK YOU!22 www.witsa.org

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