TTIGF 2023 was pleased to have the Honourable Minister of Education give the Opening Address
About the TTIGF 2023
TTIGF 2023 held over 2 days, Thursday 26th and Friday 27th January, 2023. The theme was selected to reflect the current climate in Trinidad and Tobago after being forced into a digital age. The discussions engaged experts from the different stakeholder groups. This collective brainstorm about Creating a Stronger, More Resilient Internet for Trinidad and Tobago’s Shared Sustainable Futurebenefited from contributions from all stakeholder groups:
Technical Community/ ICT Civil Society
Commercial / Business
ALL INTERNET USERS … your participation and your voice were vital in this conversation.
Day 1: Panel Sessions
1. Internet Resilience: Implications for Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean
2. Future-proofing ICT in Education
Day 2: Panel Sessions
1. Digital Government / Society: Digital Acceptance, Transformation and Acceleration for T&T
2. The A.R.T of Cybersecurity: Attacks, Risks, and Threats
TTIGF 2022 will be held over 2 days on Thursday 27th and Friday 28th January, 2022. The theme was selected to reflect the current climate in Trinidad and Tobago after being forced into a digital age. Adapting was necessary, but thriving is the goal. Join the discussions with experts from the different stakeholder groups. This collective brainstorm about the Future of the Internet in Trinidad & Tobago is more important than ever in our evolving society.
Technical Community/ ICT Civil Society
Commercial / Business
ALL INTERNET USERS … your participation and your voice are vital in this conversation.
Register to join the discussion. We need to hear from YOU!
You only need to register once for access to all the days.
TTIGF 2022 Day 1:
Introductory Keynote Addresses Vint Cerf, VP & Chief Internet Evangelist, Google Incorporate
Anriette Esterhuysen, Outgoing Chair, United Nations Internet Governance Forum Multistakeholder Advisory Group(UN-IGF MAG)
Senator the Honourable Hassel Bacchus, Minister of Digital Transformation, Ministry of Digital Transformation
The fourth annual Trinidad and Tobago Internet Governance Forum (TTIGF) was on Friday January 31 2020 at the Naparima College Auditorium, San Fernando from 9am to 5pm. The theme of TTIGF2020 was “The Internet & YOU: Ensuring the Internet’s future”.
TTIGF 2020 featured two panel sessions, a youth-led Collaborative Exchange on “The Future of the Internet” and an Open Forum.
Vint Cerf, Chief Internet Evangelist, Google
Anriette Esterhuysen, Chair, United Nations Internet Governance Forum’s Multistakeholder Advisory Group
Senator the Honourable Allyson West, Minister of Public Administration, Ministry of Public Administration
Panel Session : Fake News & its Impact on You
Shernon Osepa, Manager, Regional Affairs for Latin America & The Caribbean Bureau, Internet Society (ISOC)
Mark Lyndersay, Editor, TechNewsTT and Opinion Leader Columnist, Newsday
Daniel Hernandez, Head, Cyber & Social Media Unit, Trinidad and Tobago Police Service
Trinidad and Tobago Network Information Centre (TTNIC)
TTNIC manages the .TT (Trinidad and Tobago) Country Code Top Level Domain
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
ICANN is a nonprofit organization responsible for coordinating the maintenance and procedures of several databases related to the namespaces and numerical spaces of the Internet, ensuring the network’s stable and secure operation.
The third annual Trinidad and Tobago Internet Governance Forum (TTIGF) took place on January 25th, 2019, from 9AM to 5 PM at the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Westmoorings, Trinidad and Tobago. The theme of TTIGF2019 was “The Internet of Trust” in keeping with the International Internet Governance Forum 2018.
The TTIGF 2019 featured three panel sessions and an open forum.
Panel Session 1: Caribbean Data Protection Regulations (CDPR)
George Gobin, Director, TTMAG (Moderator)
Ms. Vashti Maharaj, Head, Legal Services – Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs
Mr. Darren Mohammed, Corporate Business Manager, Caribbean/Country Representative – Microsoft Trinidad & Tobago
Dr. Yufei Wu, Associate Professor and Coordinator – Caribbean Institute of Cybersecurity
Mr. Bartlett Morgan, Associate Attorney at Law – Lex Caribbean
Panel Session 2: Cultural Factors in the Caribbean Affecting Trust & Privacy for Digital Security
Jacqueline Morris, Director, TTMAG (Moderator)
Mr. Randall De Freitas – Manager, Technology Risk, Ernst & Young Services Limited
Mr. Anselm Charles – ICT Manager, Caribbean Community Implementation Agency for Crime and Security
Mr. Michael Walcott – Senior Manager, Operational Risk, Republic Bank Limited
Panel Session 3: Using Technology to Increase Trust in Public Institutions
Glenn McKnight, Secretariat, the North American Regional At-Large Organization (NARALO) (Moderator)
Charles Bobb-Semple – Deputy CEO, The National Information and Communication Technology Company Limited (iGovtt)
Master Christie-Anne Morris-Alleyne – Court Executive Administrator, the Judiciary of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Rishi Maharaj – Executive Director, EquiGov Institute
Thanks to everyone who attended and participated in our Trinidad and Tobago Internet Governance Forum (TTIGF) 2017 held on January 26th, 2017 from 9AM to 1 PM at the Marriott Courtyard in Port of Spain.
Moderator: Mr. Mark Lyndersay – Writer and Photographer, Lyndersay Digital
Dr. Kim Mallalieu – Senior Lecturer, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of the West Indies (UWI)
Mr. Kurleigh Prescod – Chairman, Trinidad & Tobago Internet Exchange Co. Limited (TTIX)
Mr. Kirk Sookram – Executive Officer, Technical Services and Development, Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT)
Professor Patrick Hosein – Director, Trinidad and Tobago Multistakeholder Advisory Group (TTMAG)
on the theme “The Role of the Internet and the Digital Economy in the Sustainable Development of Trinidad and Tobago” and an open forum where participants (in the room and remotely) discussed policy issues related to key elements of Internet governance issues, such as the Internet’s sustainability, robustness, security, stability, access and development.