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WORLD SUMMIT AWARD GLOBAL CONGRESS 2013

October 23, 2013 @ 8:00 am - October 26, 2013 @ 7:00 pm

 

WEDNESDAY, OCT 23rd

09: 00 – 16:00 ARRIVALS
17:00 – 19:00   WORKSHOP for WSA Winners only

  • how to sell your product
  • marketing and presentation tool kits
  • preparation for Winners presentations

Workshop leaders:
Milind Pathak, Global Head of New Business | ONE97, India
Cath Warren, President | FanTrust Entertainment Strategies, Canada
Niall Austin, Founder & CEO | OmniMotion Entertainment and Technology, Ireland

19:00 – 20:30 OPENING INAUGRATION

Guest of honor H.E. President Mahinda Rajapaksa
Lotus Pond Theater

20:30 – 22:00 Social Get2Gether and Lightning Talks

Meet world´s best in e-Content –  WSA Winners 2013 speed product presentations WSYA Winners

THURSDAY, OCT 24th

9:00 – 10:00  OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE CONFERENCE

  • Prof. Peter A. Bruck, Chariman of the World Summit Award, Board of Directors
  • Reshan Dewapura, CEO ICTA

…. to be continued

10:00 – 11:00 INNOVATION SESSION 1

The Content Economy – Facts, Visions and Employment

2 Shot Talks (15min) + Panel Discussion

Moderation: Peter A. Bruck, WSA Chairman

Shot Talk 1: Bruno Lanvin, INSEAD, France
Innovation: eContent and Business Dev”

Shot Talk 2:
“Incubation: Best practice in marketing local content production”

11:00 – 11:30                                                                                     refreshment break
11:30 – 13:00 INNOVATION SESSION 2

Women and ICT

2 Shot Talks (15min) + Panel Discussion

Moderation: Dorothy Gordon, DG | Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT, Ghana

Shot Talk 1: Hon. Elisabeth Quat, Legislative Council Member, Hong Kong, SAR China
“Internet Professionals and Women Entrepreneurship” 

Shot Talk 2:  Dr. Hessa Al-Jaber, CEO, ICT Qatar
“Women as Leaders in the Knowledge Economy”

13:00 – 13:30                                                                                 Tour through exhibition
13:30 – 14:30                                                                                    lunch break
14:30 – 16:00

Meet the best in e-Content

Winners Presentation: e-Government & Open Data

Winners Presentation: e-Health & Environment

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16:00 – 16:30                                                                          refreshment break             
16:30 – 18:00

Meet the best in e-Content

Winners Presentation: e-Learning & Science

Winners Presentation: e- Culture & Tourism

18:00 – 19:00 WORKSHOPCreativity – The process is the Content – Strategies and Tricks

Jürgen Wolff, creativity coach, USA

19:00 – 21:30                                                              Cultural Program and Dinner

 

FRIDAY, OCT 25th

9:00 – 10:00 INNOVATION SESSION 3 – WSYA

Social Entrepreneurship, Social Activism, Youth taking action on MDGs

10:00 – 11:00 INNOVATION SESSION 4

The Knowledge Society – Facts, Visions and Employment

2 Shot Talks (15min) + Panel Discussion

Moderation: Reshan Dewapura, CEO ICTA

Shot Talk 1: Govindan Nair, Associate | Ensoft Consulting Pte Ltd, India / Singapore
“Demographics of the Future: Millions of Youth and Creation of Digital Content”

Shot Talk  2:
“Jobs of the Future: Best practice profiles, educational capital and sustainable careers for millions”

11:00 – 11:30                                                                  refreshment break                      
11:30 – 12:30 INNOVATION SESSION 5

Teaching Future ICT – Academic Visions and The New University

2 Shot Talks (15min) + Panel Discussion

Shot Talk 1:Adam Montandan, E-Concept Ass. Professor at Erhvervsakademiet Lillebælt, UK / Denmark “Play: New Formats for University Learning”

Shot Talk 2:
“Research: New Format for University Teaching”

12:30 – 13:30 INNOVATION SESSION 6

Teaching Future ICT – Market Visions and The New University

2 Shot Talks (15min) + Panel Discussion

Shot Talk 1:  Felix Lee, Singapore University
“Entrepreneurship: New Ways for University Learning” 

Shot Talk  2: NN,
“Financing: New Biz Content for University Teaching”

13:30 – 14:30                                                                       lunch break
14:30 – 16:00

Meet the best in e-Content

 

Winners Presentation: e-Business & Commerce

Winners Presentation: e-Entertainment & Games

16:00 – 16:30 refreshment break 
16:30 – 18:00

Meet the best in e-Content

 

Winners Presentation: e- Inclusion & Empowerment

Winners Presentation: e-Media & Journalism

18:00 – 19:00 WSYA FISHBOWL SESSION

ICT4D :: Young social entrepreneurs act to make a difference,
locally, regionally, globally

19:00 – 20:30  GRAND JURY MEETING

for Grand Jury members only

voting on the 8 WSA Global Champions 2013

20:30 WSA BOARD MEETING

For WSA Board Only

SATURDAY, OCT 26th

9:00 – 11:00 MOBILE CONTENT CONFERENCE | SESSION 1 & 2

The App Economy – The Big View

Shot Talk 1: Tomi Ahonen, Finland/ Singapore
Mobile going virtual: Integration Content Augmentation into mass mobile content”
Respondent: NN

Shot Talk 2:  Gary Schwartz, CEO | Impact Mobile, USA
“Mobile Marketing:  What works in the US might also work elsewhere”
Respondent: NN

Shot Talk 3: Janine Warner, Creator | DigitalFamily.com, USA
“Mobile Design: What works in the world, will work also locally”
Respondent: NN

Shot Talk 4:  Flash Talks by 4 best mobile Youth Projects

11:00 – 11:30 refreshment break
11:30 – 12:30 MOBILE CONTENT CONFERENCE | SESSION 3

Mobile as a Learning and Knowledge Device

Shot Talk 1: Badr Ward, CEO, ertica, Saudi Arabia
“Pre-school kids love learning on mobiles”   

Shot Talk 2: Gregor Cholewa, CTO, KnowledgeFox, Austria
“Adults love building up knowledge with mobile devices”

12:30 – 13:30 MOBILE CONTENT CONFERENCE | SESSION 4

Mobile for Health 

Shot Talk 1:  Mobile Doctor, Mobile Nurse: Supporting health care professionals with mobiles

Shot Talk 2:  Women’s’ Health: Maternity and children’s care support

13:30 – 14:30 lunch break
14:30 – 16:00 MOBILE CONTENT CONFERENCE | SESSION 5

Mobile Enterprise

Shot Talk 1:  Enterprise Resource Planning: Deploying mobiles for critical business functions

Shot Talk 2:  Mobile Agriculture: best practice in improving small and middle sized farming

16:00 – 16:30                                                 Refreshment Break
16:30 – 19:00                                                      free time
19:00 – 22:00 Celebrating richness and diversity in e-Content         

WSA and WSYA Award Ceremony and Gala Dinner

Mount Lavinia Beach

Details

Start:
October 23, 2013 @ 8:00 am
End:
October 26, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
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Website:
http://events.wsis-award.org/

Venue

Unnamed Venue
Colombo, Sri Lanka