Enabling participation: A Digital ID for all - Infrastructure and access - GSMA Mobile 360 Series

Enabling participation: A Digital ID for all – Infrastructure and access


Date & Time

Wednesday, 05 Sep

13:40 - 15:30


A digital society needs to be accessible to all members thus the need of digital identity; otherwise it risks widening economic and social divides as well as delivering fewer benefits to the state. What mechanisms are proving effective, or hold out the hope to solve existing infrastructure and access problems?


Time Agenda
13.40 – 13.55 Presentation – Tom C. Varghese, Manager, Connectivity and Access Policy, Asia Pacific, Facebook
13.55 – 14.10 Presentation – Ashish Dhawan, VP of Enterprise, Commercial and Partner Sales for Asia Pacific, Japan and China, Juniper Networks
14.10 – 14.35 Panel –
Shahed Alam, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Robi Axiata Limited;
Austin Menyasz, Director, Group Public & Regulatory Affairs, Telenor Group;
Mehtab Sumar, Head of Product Development SCOPE, World Food Programme;
Moderator: Jeanette Whyte, Senior Policy Manager, GSMA
14.35 – 14.50 Presentation – Chris Perera, Senior Director, International External Affairs – Asia Pacific, AT&T
14.50 – 15.05 Presentation – Kevin Xu, Head of Marketing Operations, Huawei Wireless Network
15.05 – 15.30 Panel –
Nur Sulyna Lim Abdullah, Chief Officer, Corporate Strategy, MCMC;
Mehtab Sumar, Product Development Manager, Beneficiary Services, WFP SCOPE;
Moderator – Wong Loke Hwee, Group VP, Strategic Projects APAC, G+D Mobile Security