The US-ASEAN Business Council is pleased to announce that it is now registering senior-level executives for its ICT Virtual Business Mission to the 1st ASEAN Digital Ministers Meeting (ADGMIN) taking place Thursday, January 21 to Friday, January 22, 2021 in Malaysia. The mission will take place virtually from January 21, 2021 – February 5, 2021. The mission will consist of an annual plenary session with all ADGMINs and will propose bilateral meetings with each of the ASEAN Digital Ministers and U.S. Government officials from the U.S. State Department Office of International Communications and Information Policy.
This will be the 4th consecutive mission and engagement with the ASEAN Digital Ministers. The mission themes focus on COVID-19 ICT Best Practices, regional and national ICT advocacy issues related to COVID-19, the Virtual Digital Policy Consultative Forum for 2021, and ASEAN digital priorities such as data governance and cybersecurity.
The Virtual Meeting will cover the following topics:
Presentation on COVID-19 ICT Best Practices:
Discussion will focus on COVID-19 ICT issues. The following regional and national advocacy issues related to COVID-19 may include:
Data Privacy/ Data Protection
Virtual Digital Policy Consultative Forum for 2020
Explore possibilities of doing DPCF with certain ministry.
The following meetings have been proposed. Given possible conflict meeting other engagements, please indicate the importance of these meetings in the Business Mission Manager.
Office of International Communications and Information Policy, U.S. State Department
Ministry of Communications, Brunei
Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, Cambodia
Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Indonesia
Ministry of Post and Telecommunications, Lao PDR
Ministry of Communications and Multimedia, Malaysia
Ministry of Transport and Communications, Myanmar
Department of Information and Communications Technology, Philippines
Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), Singapore or Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore
Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, Thailand
Ministry of Information and Communications, Vietnam
Additional meetings can be requested per mission delegates' interests and the officials' availability. Please note that we must have sufficient interest from mission delegates before requesting additional meetings.
Note: Once your registration is initiated using the link in this invitation, you have the option to cancel your registration to receive a full refund up to December 28. After this date, your registration cannot be canceled and you will be responsible for all registration fees.