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In a joint effort between different organizations and key companies in our industry, we have a new great opportunity to reunite all of those who work for the improvement of the services and benefits provided by telecommunications throughout the region.

In this occasion, the Modernization Government Secretariat from the Republic of Argentina will be hosting the CLT 2019. This event is possible due to the great support and participation of UIT, CAF, ASIET and GSMA, with the collaboration of other entities such as the Government of the Córdoba Province, LACNIC, ISOC, ICANN, CEPALeLAC, COMTELCA, CPR Latam, ENACOM, and Regulatel, who make this meeting possible for the ecosystem.

The congress, which covers a mixed agenda of meetings and conferences, will take place in the city of Córdoba. Senior authorities, executives and delegates will be especially invited to participate, including ministers related to the industry from the region, regulatory organizations, congressmen, mobile operator companies, equipment and services suppliers, consulting companies, and relevant press and media.

We can assure that this event will be a great one and that it´ll be essential for a better development of the collaborative agenda in which all these institutions work on a daily basis.

ORGANIZED BY

ASIET is the association of telecommunications companies in Latin America, with more than 30 years dedicated to favor public policies that promote the sector development and the Information Society. Our mission is to promote the development of telecommunications industry, ensuring the common interests of our partners through the public-private dialogue. We are a diverse and representative association dedicated to positioning the sector as a strategic ally of countries and the society, and to establish a high level dialogue with all stakeholders on how to address the shared challenges for the regional digital development , supporting public policies and regulatory frameworks that contribute to this objective.

The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting more than 750 operators with over 350 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events such as Mobile World Congress, Mobile World Congress Shanghai, Mobile World Congress Americas and the Mobile 360 Series of conferences.

For more information, please visit the GSMA corporate website at www.gsma.com. Follow the GSMA on Twitter: @GSMA.

ITU is the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies – ICTs.

It allocates global radio spectrum and satellite orbits, develops the technical standards that ensure networks and technologies seamlessly interconnect, and strives to improve access to ICTs to underserved communities worldwide.

ITU is committed to connecting all the world’s people – wherever they live and whatever their means. Through its work everyone’s fundamental right to communicate is supported and protected.

COLLABORATORS

CPR LATAM promotes the exchange best practices and ideas around ICT policy in Latin America. Each year, more than 150 experts come together to examine specific cases of public-private partnerships for digital inclusion, and inform key stakeholders about the importance of investing in the modernization of ICT networks for sustainable development in the region.

This year, CPR LATAM will be bring together academic experts, and public and private sector leaders from around the region during CLT 2019 to discuss key issues facing the development of digital infrastructure and information ecosystems.

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers – 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. ICANN performs the actual technical maintenance work of the Central Internet Address pools and DNS root zone registries pursuant to the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) function contract.

Much of its work has concerned the Internet’s global Domain Name System (DNS), including policy development for internationalization of the DNS system, introduction of new generic top-level domains (TLDs), and the operation of root name servers.

ICANN’s primary principles of operation have been described as helping preserve the operational stability of the Internet; to promote competition; to achieve broad representation of the global Internet community; and to develop policies appropriate to its mission through bottom-up, consensus-based processes.

The Internet Society (ISOC) is an American nonprofit organization founded in 1992 to provide leadership in Internet-related standards, education, access, and policy. Its mission is “to promote the open development, evolution and use of the Internet for the benefit of all people throughout the world”.

The Internet Society has its global headquarters in Reston, Virginia, United States, a major office in Geneva, Switzerland, and regional bureaus in Brussels, Singapore, and Montevideo. It has a global membership base of more than 100,000 organizational and individual members.

The Internet Addresses Registry for Latin America and Caribbean (LACNIC – Registro de Direcciones de Internet para América Latina y Caribe) is the Regional Internet Registry for the Latin American and Caribbean regions.

LACNIC provides number resource allocation and registration services that support the global operation of the Internet. It is a not-for-profit, membership-based organization whose members include Internet Service Providers, and similar organizations.

Regulatel is an international collaborative platform with members from 23 Latin American and European telecommunications regulatory organizations. Regulatel is a meeting point for everybody in the telecommunications industry to share their own experiences.