9:00 AM – 5:30 PM Tuesday, 21 June, 2016
Carretera Cancun-Chetumal Km. 340
CP77500 – México
BIAC, supported by the OECD and the Mexican Ministry of Economy, is convening a one-day business focused conference as part of the Stakeholder Forums of the 2016 OECD Ministerial on the Digital Economy. The business community at the OECD will take this opportunity to communicate and discuss the future of the digital economy and the opportunities and challenges that it presents. The program willbring together business speakers, OECD officials and senior government officials .
The agenda and biographical information are provided below:
Click here to see how the event fits in the full Ministerial schedule.
Official registration is quickly closing. Information on registration and logistical guidance is available here. Information about hotel reservations are available here. The event will be conducted in English.
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Business Statement to the Ministers of the Cancún, 2016 OECD Digital Economy Ministerial
In preparation for the Ministerial and Business Stakeholder’s Conference, members of the Business and Industry Advisory Committee developed the following documents.
Panel Background Information
In preparation for the panel discussions, the following background information is available:
Framework Conditions for Success in the Digital Economy and Information Society
Enabling the Benefits of Innovation
- IFPI Global Music Report
- IFPI Investing in Music Report
- The value gap- the missing beat at the heart of the recording industry
Workforce Mobility and Development
- 21st century competencies: Future work requires modern Education
- Workforce Assessments for the 21st Century
- The Deloitte Millennial Survey 2016 – Winning over the next generation of leaders
- Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends 2016
- Cracking the UK Tech Literacy Challenge Report- Video
OECD Digital Economy Ministerial, 21-23 June
Ministers and stakeholders will gather in Cancún, Mexico, for an OECD Ministerial Meeting on the Digital Economy: Innovation, Growth and Social Prosperity, to move the digital agenda forward in four key policy areas foundational to the growth of the digital economy. For more information on the Ministerial, click here.
BIAC Hackathon “Connected Communities, Connected Lives”, 20-21 June
In the auspices of the OECD Digital Economy Ministerial, BIAC in cooperation with the Mexican Ministry of Economy and its generous sponsors, AT&T, CISCO, Disney, Google, ITAC, INTEL, ORACLE, Microsoft and Verisign, will be holding a 24-hour Hackathon. This contest will enable app developers, particularly youth, from around the world to showcase their talents and collaborate with peers to develop innovative solutions to address a local or global challenge. For more information on the BIAC Hackathon, click here.
BIAC wishes to thank the Mexican Ministry of Economy and the OECD for their generous support.