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WSA GLOBAL CONGRESS 2013

Colombo, Sri Lanka Oct 23-26 2013

 

Showcasing The World´s Best in e-Content and Creativity 2013 and Young People using Internet and Mobile to take action on the Sustainable Development Goals.

 

Presenting the world’s best ICT-innovations, gathering first-hand information on the latest digital developments and meeting opinion leaders from all corners of the world were only some of the many indispensable features of this international four-day event.

 

Together with our hosting partner, the Information Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA), the WSA Global Congress 2013 from October 23rd to 26th was designed to be an unforgettable event taking place in Colombo.

 

 

The conference and gala honored WSA and Youth Award winners, giving them the unique possibility to present their products to a high-level audience, and introduced them to an international network of renowned ICT-experts, decision-makers and business leaders. 500 participants from more than 70 countries met in workshops and interactive discussions to discuss how ICTs can contribute to an open knowledge society.

 

The President welcomed 170 international experts, 40 winners of the World Summit Award (WSA) and 18 winners of the Youth Award (WSYA)

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Opening Inauguration
  • Lightening Talks – Speed Presentations by the WSYA Winners
  • Breakfast Workshops

 

PROGRAM

 

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KEY SPEAKERS

 

Niki Ernst

Co-Founder

Silicon Valley Inspiration Tours

Austria

Gary Schwartz

Global Director

Location Based Marketing Association

Canada

Felix Lee

Mentor. Connector. AspectSolar. CloudMining.SG.

Singapore

David Shelters

Program Director C Asean

Thailand

Reshan Dewapura

CEO

ICT Agency of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Effat El Shooky

Director of Online Distance Learning Program, Cairo Regional Center for Training on Conflict Resolution and Peacekeeping in Africa -CCCPA- Cairo

Egypt

Elizabeth Quat

Legislative Council Member | Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, Founder | Internet Professional Association (iProA)

Legislative Council Member SAR Hong Kong

China

Adam Montandon

Associate Professor for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Factory of Imagination

Denmark

Ralph Simon

Chief Executive & Founder

Mobilium International

United Kingdom

Peter A. Bruck

WSA Chairman

World Summit Awards

Austria

Herman van Oorschot

Media enterpreneur

Fullmoon Interactive Solutions

Netherlands

George Sharkov

Director

ESI Center Eastern Europe

Bulgaria

Badr Ward

CEO

LAMSA

Saudi Arabia

Manar Al Hashash

eContent Alchemist & Activist

Dot Design

Kuwait

Janine Warner

Co-founder and executive director

SembraMedia

United States of America

Dorothy Gordon

Consultant

Technology for Development Consultant

Ghana