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PRESS RELEASE -National Services Week Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Unleashing ICT for Development: Session with Aneesh Chopra
National Services Week Unleashing ICT for Development: Session with Aneesh Chopra
TUESDAY 30th OCTOBER 2012
Former Advisor to US President Barack Obama, Aneesh Chopra will be the main presenter on Tuesday October 30th from 7am to 1230pm when the Trinidad and Tobago Coalition of Services Industries (TTCSI hosts a session entitled “ Unleashing Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Development”, at the Hyatt Hotel. President Obama appointed Mr. Chopra as the first Chief Technology Officer of the United States in April 2009. In his position as Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Chopra’s job was to promote technological innovation to help the county meet its goals such as job creation, reducing health care costs, and protecting the homeland. Mr. Chopra designed the National Wireless Initiative and executed and open innovation strategy across the agencies built on private sector collaboration.
In this age of modern information and communication technology, the opportunity exists for public and private sector entities to offer products and services to the markets they serve in a unique and intimate way. These technologies, if utilized properly, can result in a strengthened bond between business and customer and also improve efficiency thereby reducing costs. TTCSI invites both public and private sector enterprises to be part of this informative event. Come and learn from a man who has developed systems to effectively utilize ICT in the world’s leading technology and economic powerhouse. Apart from a presentation, Mr. Chopra would also answer your questions during a lively interactive session. You cannot afford to miss it. Do not let technology train pass you by.
You are invited to send a reporter and a photojournalist to cover this event
For further information, please contact the TTCSI Secretariat at 622-9229