What is it? In my words, IGF (internet governance forum), is group think and group participation to make the internet ecosystem and related better. Internet governance can be loosely defined as the rules and related, surrounding use and operation of the internet. read more….
“IS IT TIME for us in the Caribbean to consider our trust issues?” asked George Gobin of the audience gathered for the third local Internet Governance Forum (TTIGF) last Friday…..read more…
The fourteenth Annual General Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will be hosted by the Government of Germany in Berlin from 25 to 29 November 2019.
The Government of Germany is inviting applicants for travel sponsorship.
Please note that the deadline for the submission of your application is 30th June, 2019.
Academic Community Representative from UWI
Sanjay Bahadoorsingh holds the B.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The University of The West Indies (UWI), the M.Sc. degree in Power Systems Engineering and Economics from The University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology (UMIST) and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Power Engineering from The University of Manchester (UoM).He is a Lecturer in Energy Systems and Postgraduate Coordinator within the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The UWI St Augustine Campus.
He has served as, the Assistant Chief Examiner for CXC’s CAPE Electrical and Electronic Technology, a member of CROSQ (CARICOM Organization for Standards and Quality) Technical Sub-Committee on Electric Cables at the Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS) and an alternate on the Committee for the Certification of Energy Service Companies, Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs (MEEA). He continues to serve as a member of the Electrical Technical Committee at the Government Electrical Inspectorate (GEI) and the Education Liaison Officer of the International Society of Automation (ISA) Trinidad Section. He is a locally registered Electrical Engineer with the Board of Engineering of Trinidad & Tobago (BOETT) and a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). He is a former Chairman of IEEE Trinidad and Tobago Section. He is the Chairman of the GEI Technical Committee Working Group on Electric Vehicles. He also advises on local and regional power engineering technical issues. He is a member of 5th Board of Trustees for The College of Science, Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago (COSTAATT).
Dev Anand Teelucksingh is a Technical Community/ICT Civil Society Representative from the Trinidad & Tobago Computer Society (TTCS).
Dev Anand graduated from the University of the West Indies with an honours degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He has been working for the engineering firm Engineering Consultants since 1995.
He is a founding member of the Trinidad & Tobago Computer Society (TTCS) which became a non-profit organisation in 2004 under his direction. Dev Anand has been a lead drafter of many of the TTCS’s comments on ICT related policies in Trinidad and Tobago for the past fifteen years and is the lead developer of the TTCS OSSWIN , a collection of Free and Open Source Software for Windows.
With the TTCS becoming an ICANN accredited At-Large Structure in mid 2006, he continues to participate in ICANN At-Large as the At-Large Representative from TTCS. He served as secretariat for the Latin American and Caribbean Regional At-Large Organisation (LACRALO) from 2009-2012. He has also served as a member of the ICANN At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) and as a member on the ALAC Leadership Team. In 2019, he received an award by the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) for his outstanding contribution to Caribbean Internet Governance.