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AGENDA

 Venue: Hilton Tashkent City, 1 Ukchi Street, Tashkent, Republic of Uzbekistan

Day 1

June 21, 2024

   09.00 – 10.00Registration of participants
Welcome coffee
 Opening of the Central Asia Internet Governance Forum
10.00 – 10.30Moderator: Tattu Mambetalieva, CEO LLC National Legal Corporation

  • Shermatov Sherzod, Minister of Digital Technologies of the Republic of Uzbekistan
  • Сhengetai Masango, Head of IGF Secretariat, UN 
  • Mikhail Anisimov, Global Stakeholder Engagement Sr. Manager, Eastern Europe & Central Asia ICANN
  • Vahan Ovsepyan, External Relations Officer (Caucasus and Central Asia), RIPE NCC
10.30 – 12.30Session 1: Digital Transformation in Central Asia: Challenges and Opportunities for the State, Business and Citizens

Moderator: Tattu Mambetalieva, CEO LLC National Legal Corporation 

  • Olga Skorokhodova, Government Affairs & Public Policy Manager, Emerging Markets, Google (online)
  • Thomas Tiirs, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Estonia to the countries of Central Asia
  • Oleg Byakhov, Government and Regulatory Affairs Executive, Government Business Development, IBM Corporation (online)
  • Trandin Sergei, CEO LLC «BaseAlt free software»

Panel discussions:

  • Ministry of digital technologies of the Republic of Uzbekistan
  • Ministry of Digital Development, Innovations and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Thomas Tiirs, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Estonia to the countries of Central Asia
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch 
13.30-15.30Session 2. Digital Infrastructure: Realizing Central Asia’s Potential in the Age of Technology 

 

Moderator: Natalya Mochu, ITU Regional Director for the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Region

  • Michel Rogy, Digital Development Practice Manager for the Europe and Central Asia and the Middle East and North Africa regions, World Bank
  • Mikhail Anisimov, Global Stakeholder Engagement Sr. Manager, Eastern Europe & Central Asia ICANN
  • Bakhrom Radjabov, UNESCO
  • Makhliyo Muksinova, Deputy director, IT park UZ
  • JSC Uzbektelecom

Panel discussions:

  • Toktorbaev Altynbek, Chairman of the Service for Regulation and Supervision in the Communications Industry under the Ministry of Digital Development of the Kyrgyz Republic
  • Mikhail Anisimov, Global Stakeholder Engagement Sr. Manager, Eastern Europe & Central Asia ICANN
  • Michel Rogy, Digital Development Practice Manager for the Europe and Central Asia and the Middle East and North Africa regions, World Bank
  • Parvin Ibodova, Deputy director at PF Civil Initiative Policy Internet
Session 3. Central Asia’s Secure Digital Future: Strategies, Initiatives, and Cooperation in an Era of Growing Cyber Threats

Moderator: Artem Goriainov

  • Rafal Rohozinski, CEO SecDev Foundation
  • Cybersecurity center of the Republic of Uzbekistan
  • Aikanysh Imanalieva, marketing director at Laboratory of Kaspersky
  • Olzhas Satiev, Director Digital Resilience Association , TSARKA

Panel discussions:

  • Damirjon Jabborzoda, Commercial director, Universoft IT
  • Aikanysh Imanalieva, marketing director at Laboratory of Kaspersky
  • Olzhas Satiev, Director Digital Resilience Association , TSARKA 
  • Shukhrat Sattarov, Center for studying regional threats
Session 4: Contributing to Digital Transformation: The Key Role of Parliamentarians in shaping the Digital Space

Moderator: Celine Bal

 

A multistakeholder approach to governance: from regional initiatives to global collaboration (incl. the Global Digital Compact and the WSIS+20 review process)

15:30 – 16:00Coffee break
             Day 2

June 22, 2024

09:30 – 10:00Welcome coffee
10.00 – 12.00Session 5. Digital Initiatives to Address Social Challenges in the Region: Inclusion, Sustainability, Partnership

Moderator: Tattu Mambetalieva

  • Saida Mirziyoyeva, assistant to the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan
  • Aziza Shuzheyeva, Chairman of the Management Board of the non-profit organization TechnoWomen, founder of the Digital Transformation Foundation
  • Michel Rogy, Digital Development Practice Manager for the Europe and Central Asia and the Middle East and North Africa regions, World Bank
  • Sergei Sokolov, Director of Government Relations and Corporate Affairs in Eastern Europe, Tik-Tok
  • Sardor Kadyrov, GR Director of Yandex Uzbekistan Group of Companies.
  • Bakhrom Radjabov, UNESCO

Panel discussions:

  • Ministry of education or healthcare of the Uzbekistan
  • Saida Mirziyoyeva, assistant to the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan
  • Aziza Shuzheyeva, Chairman of the Management Board of the non-profit organization TechnoWomen, founder of the Digital Transformation Foundation
  • Bakyt Djangaziev, Deputy minister on digital development of Ministry of healthcare of Kyrgyz Republic (online)

(general panel closing session)

12:00 – 12:30Summing up the results of the forum
12.30 – 13.30Lunch