Past Events TTIGF2022

Trinidad and Tobago Internet Governance Forum 2022

About the TTIGF

The Future of the Internet … WHAT’S NEXT?

Date: 27th & 28th January 2022.

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.

  • Academic Community
  • Technical Community/ ICT Civil Society
  • Civil Society
  • Commercial / Business
  • Government

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

Day 1 Panel Session 1: Building a Digitally Competent Society
Sanjay Bahadoorsingh, Director, TTMAG

Panelists: ​​
Pundit Shiva Maharaj, Director and Chief Operations Officer, I.C.T Expertz Ltd

Dr Roland Birbal, Assistant Professor, Centre for Education Programmes, UTT

Swasti Maharaj, Student, Lakshmi Girls Hindu College

Mr and Mrs Bhola, Internet User Parents

Darren Mohammed, Senior Solution Specialist Manager – Caribbean Region, Microsoft Country Representative, Microsoft Trinidad & Tobago

Day 1 Panel Session 2: Enhancing Internet Research, Data and Measurement for Development
Nigel Cassimire, Telecommunications Specialist, Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU)

Patrick Hosein, Director, TTMAG

Niran Beharry, Chairperson, ISOC-TT

Kim Mallalieu, Senior Lecturer, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, UWI 

Annie Baldeo, Executive Officer – Policy, Planning and Economics, TATT

Day 2 Panel Session 1: The Internet and the Law 

Rabindra Danny Jaggernauth, Director, TTMAG

Rishi Maharaj, Principal Consultant Privacy Advisory Services, EquiGov Institute

Grace Lindo, Attorney at Law and Partner, Carter Lindo Attorneys-at-Law

Tira Greene, Legal, Policy and Legislative Drafting Consultant, Tira Greene Consultancy

Mukta Balroop, In-house Legal Counsel, Financial Institution

Day 2 Panel Session 2: Trinidad and Tobago’s Digital Transformation Journey – What’s Next?
Ajmal Nazir, Director, TTMAG

L. Anthony Watkins, CEO & Principal Consultant, ODYSSEY CONSULTinc Limited

Kandyss Trancoso, Founder, The FinRoute

Master Christie-Anne Morris-Alleyne, Court Executive Administrator, Judiciary of Trinidad and Tobago

Feature Address
Vint Cerf, VP & Chief Internet Evangelist, Google

Closing Address
Tracy Hackshaw, Vice-Chair, TTMAG

TTIGF 2022 Report