Hosting the digital economy forum 2020 on St Helena – Martin George and Jerry Roberts
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On Friday, SHG announced that St Helena will host the Commonwealth Digital Economy Forum between 23 and 27 March 2020. The theme for the 2020 forum is ‘Shifting landscapes and trends’ with planned presentations and workshops to focus on a globally connected St Helena, Digital Economy, Broadband Usage, GDPR and Data Protection. Martin and Jerry spoke about how the event hosted on St Helena will bring a number of benefits for the Island, including increasing knowledge in this area, forging strategic partnerships, local up skilling, creating and extending networks and increased awareness of St Helena as a tourism and investment destination.
St Helena will benefit from key areas that will include Advisory services in national ICT policy development and implementation for universal broadband access, Cybersecurity, Regulatory environments and applications, for example e-education, e-health, e-agriculture and e-governance.
Further details radio discussion on Saint FM and online promotion for the forum will become available over the coming weeks.