• Edition 2015

      Conference Dominios Latinoamérica 2015
      Universidad Latina Auditorium
      Sede San Pedro, Edificio C – San José de Costa Rica
      2 – 3 November 2015


      DAY 1November 2nd
      9:00Open ceremonySantiago Núñez, Director de Investigación y Desarrollo Tecnológico. Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología y Telecomunicaciones
      Autoridades de Universidad Latina de Costa Rica y CCAT LAT
      9:30KEYNOTE: Internet of ThingsPerspectives of the next online revolution for cities and citizens
      Chaesub Lee (TBC)
      Director of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
      Cristina Bueti (TBC)
      Advisor on Internet of Things and Smart Sustainable Cities at ITU
      9:40Towards IPV6John Curran
      American Internet Registry - ARIN
      10:00KEYNOTE: Internet ecosystem in Latin AmericaOscar Messano
      President CCAT LAT – President LACNIC
      11:0011:30Coffee break
      11:30The Domain Name System and securityCarlos Álvarez, Senior Manager Security, Stability and Resilience
      ICANN, USA
      12:30SMEs online opportunities: The ConnectAmericas ProjectJaime Granados
      Lider specialist in commerce and integration
      Integration and commerce Division
      IDB – Interamerican Development Bank
      14:30KEYNOTE: Leveraging cloud Services to Accelerate Your ImpactJeffrey Kratz
      Managing Director
      Amazon Web Services Public Sector Latin America
      15:15Your business online in a multiplatform worldSebastian Sposito
      Public Policy Analist
      Public Policy and Governmental Relations Department
      Google México
      16:0016:30Cofee break
      16:30Growth and development opportunities for in SME in Costa RicaMarcelo Jenkins, Minister Science Technology and Telecommunications

      Gilbert Camacho, President SUTEL Sperintendency of Telecommunications

      Geannina Dinarte
      Ministry of Economy, Industry and Commerce
      Alexander Mora
      Ministry of International Trade

      Pedro Beirute
      General Manager
      International Trade Promotion
      17:30National Strategy CRDigit@lEmilio Arias, Viceminister Telecomunications
      Minister of Science, Technology and Telecommunications
      18:00End of first day of activities
      DAY 2November 3rd
      US efforts to expand global Internet access
      Stephan Lang
      US Department of State
      10:00Domain Names: ccTLDs, new gTLDs, challenges for the regionRosalía Morales - Directora Ejecutiva de NIC .CR
      10:30LACTLD Regional perspectives, Internet domain namesMaría Antonieta Chavarría - LACTLD
      11:0011:30Coffee break
      11:30ICTs Digital MapLuis Carlos Chaves
      Cámara de Tecnologías de Información y Comunicación (CAMTIC)
      12:30New business opportunities in standardization – The IETFCarlos Watson
      ISOC Costa Rica
      13:30End of the conferenceAutoridades de Universidad Latina de Costa Rica y CCAT LAT
      14:30End of the conference
      • Marcelo Jenkins Coronas

        Minister of Science, Technology and Telecommunications

        Graduated as Ph.D. in Computing and Informatics with emphasis on Software Engineering from the University of Delaware (1992); and graduated as Masters in Computing and Informatics (1989) from the same university. He holds a Bachelor of Computer and Information Technology (1986) from the University of Costa Rica. He also has a Quality Certification in Software Engineering (CSQE) 2003.

        At the University of Costa Rica he has been a professor at the School of Computing and Informatics from February 1986 to 2015. Program Director of the Information Society and Knowledge (PROSIC), Director of the Center for Research in Information and Communication Technologies (CITIC), former Director of the Masters Program in Computer Science and Information and former director of the School of Computer Science and Informatics.

        He has extensive experience at national and international level in defining business strategies of information technology, evaluation of new information technologies, planning and project management of information technology and software engineering processes.

        National Science and Technology Award 1997
        Computer Merit Award 2006
        Researcher of the Year 2013 Award

      • Gilbert Camacho Mora

        Nationality: Costa Rica.
        Current Job Position: SUTEL Board of Directors, President.
        Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones, SUTEL (Costa Rica Telecommunications Regulatory Agency) Board of Directors Member. February 2013 to date.
        • Master in Business Administration (MBA), emphasis in Financing. Universidad Interamericana de Costa Rica (Laureate Internacional University). 2007
        • Electrical Engineer, emphasis in Telecommunications. Universidad de Costa Rica. 1988.
        • Program on Utility Regulation and Strategy, World Bank-University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. June 2013.
        • Global Symposium for Regulators 2014, International Telecommunications Union, Bahrain, June 2014.
        • GSMA Ministerial Program for Telecommunications Regulators, Barcelona, Spain, March 2015.
        • Various training courses on Quality Management System (Alcatel-Lucent University) 2008-2012
        Other Job experiencies:
        • Alcatel-Lucent Quality Manager for Central America and Caribbean, July 2018 to January 2012.
        • Lucent Technologies Costa Rica, Commercial Manager. April 1994- July 2008
        • Switching Procurement Unit Manager. Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad, ICE. July 1985 to April 1994.
        • ICE. Switching Digital Dept. Operations and Maintenance Engineer.
        Associate Competences.
        High level of proficiency in English. Costa Rica British Institute Graduate. 1991.
        Contract Negotiation Skills (technical, legal and financing)
        Awards and Recognitions:
        1997, 1998, 2000. Lucent’s Certificate of Achievement. Achievers Club Member.
        1997. Lucent Technologies Performance Award.
        2003. Lucent’s Certificate for contribution to Cellular System Expansion in Costa Rica.
        2004. Highest Customer Loyalty Index.

      • Jaime Granados

        Leader Specialist in Trade and Integration (INT) in the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) during 16 años. Since six years he is based in San José, Costa Rica, from where he coordinates the sub-regional hub for integration in countries of Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic. In this role, Mr. Granados leads the formulation, execution and evaluation of financial and non-financial operations to support commerce and integration in the subregion´s countries and he is provides adivisory and training to goverments and other actors in commerce and integration. He has coordinated several national and regional initiatives, including the support that the Bank gave to the FTAA negotiating process, issues of trade and integration in Central America and the training program run by the Bank with the WTO, among others. For four years he taught a course on Trade and Integration in the Americas at the Faculty of Law at Georgetown University in Washington DC (2004-2008). Before joining the Bank, he was General Director for International Trade Negotiations of the Ministry of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica, an institution with which he remained for six years. He graduated in law from the University of Costa Rica, holds a Master of Laws (LLM) from the University of Georgia and a Masters (MSc) in Public Policy from the University of Oxford. He has published or edited several books and articles on trade and integration; the most recent books are: "Free Zone trade and development in Latin America and the Caribbean" (INTAL 2012) co-edited with Alejandro Ramo; and "A Bridge for Growth: Opportunities and Challenges of the Association Agreement between Central America and the European Union" (IDB, 2009), co-edited with Eduardo Lizano and Fernando Ocampo

      • Rosalia Morales

        Since 2012 she is the Executive Director at NIC Costa Rica where she leads projects at a local and international level related to Internet infrastructure, Internet governance, administration of the country code top level domain .cr among many others. She is part of the Kauffman Fellowship Program in Silicon Valley, CA, where she is learning about the latest trends related to Venture Capital and innovative ways to promote the growth of startup ecosystems. From 2010-2012 she was a Senior Associate at the Transaction Services Group at PriceWaterhouse Coopers in Chicago, IL, where she focused on valuation of S&P 500 technology and services companies going through a merger, acquisition or IPO. From 2005 to 2006 she was the Executive Director at the Chamber of Technology, Information and Communications (CAMTIC) where she led the creation of the project LINK with the IDB-FOMIN which promoted the creation and growth of new companies in technology from their incubation stage through export phase.

        She is part of the volunteer group Vital Voices where she mentors women entrepreneurs in low income areas. She has an MBA from Wharton, University of Pennsylvania and a MA in International Studies also from Wharton, University of Pennsylvania Lauder Institute. She also has a B.A. in Economics and International Studies and a Minor in Political Science from Macalester College, MN.

      • Marian Antonieta Chavarria Quesada

        Operations Manager ( 15 years being part of .cr).
        Member of the Fiscal Commission of LACTLD.
        Master of Projects Management from Laureate International Universities, Universidad Latina of Costa Rica.
        Has been part through the years with the development of NIC CR in the elaboration of the Operational Policies of the TLD .cr, also the Disputes Policy about domain names and trademarks. 
        Is responsable of make, supervise the policies and rules about domains .cr and issues like the mentioned before.
        Also, is responsable of all the operative processes about domains and the implementation of new services in order to improve the registration.
        Actually, is leading a project about implement a Process of Dispute of Controversies in Costa Rica, it does include a certification and training for all the experts.

      • Steve Lang

        Deputy U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy
        Office of Bilateral and Regional Affairs Director

        Steve Lang has served as deputy U.S. coordinator for international communications and information policy and as director of the International Communications and Information Policy Office of Bilateral and Regional Affairs in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs since August 2015.

        Prior to joining the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, he was the political counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City from 2013 to 2015. Previously, Mr. Lang served as deputy director of the Office of Chinese and Mongolian Affairs at the Department of State (2011-2013) and as a senior analyst in the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office of Japan, Korea, and APEC Affairs (2010-2011).

        He has also worked in the U.S. Consulate-General in Guangzhou, China, the American Institute in Taiwan in Taipei, the State Department’s Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok, and the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, Cuba. Before joining the State Department, Mr. Lang worked as an economist for the Department of Labor.

        He is married to Karin Lang and has two daughters.

      • John Curran

        John Curran is the President and CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), responsible for leading the organization in its mission of managing the distribution of Internet number resources in its geographic region. He was also a founder of ARIN and served as its Chairman from inception through early 2009.

        John’s experience in the Internet industry includes serving as CTO and COO for ServerVault, which provides highly secure, fully managed infrastructure solutions for sensitive federal government and commercial applications. Prior to this, he was CTO for XO Communications, and was integral in leading the organization’s technical initiatives, network architecture, and design of leading-edge capabilities built into the company’s nationwide network. Mr. Curran also served as CTO for BBN/GTE Internetworking, where he was responsible for the organization’s strategic technology direction. He led BBN’s technical evolution from one of the earliest Internet Service Providers through its growth and eventual acquisition by GTE.

        He has also been an active participant in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), having both co-chaired the IETF Operations and Network Management Area and served as a member of the IPng (IPv6) Directorate.

      • Carlos Alvarez

        Based in Los Angeles, Carlos is Sr. Manager, Security Engagement with ICANN’s Security, Stability and Resiliency Team. His work is mainly focused in trust-based collaboration with worldwide cyber law enforcement and the operational security community, as well as in capability building – training law enforcement, ccTLD administrators and other constituents involved in the operation or the security of the Internet identifiers.
        Attorney and Certified Fraud Examiner, Carlos served in the past in ICANN's Contractual Compliance Team where he managed the team responsible for processing all the complaints that ICANN receives involving domain name registrars worldwide. He also provided key subject matter expert advice and guidance to ICANN's Contractual Compliance Audit Program and to the gTLD registry-related work of the Compliance Team. Prior to joining ICANN, Carlos participated in the International Attorneys Program at Holland & Knight in Miami. He also served as the head of the Legal & Business Affairs Division at Sony Music for Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela and Peru and while in this position was a member of the Andean legal committee of the IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry). He was a pioneer in Latin America in matters related to software anti-piracy and cyber crime, initially through his work with the local law firm of the Business Software Alliance in Colombia since 1998. His articles on piracy and terrorism, cyber crime, botnets, digital evidence, information security, the Budapest Convention, and other relevant matters have been published in Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina, Mexico and Spain. He taught computer law, legal aspects of information security and intellectual property in two universities in Bogota and has lectured before many different audiences in the Americas, Europe and Asia, from students to c-level executives, as well as government representatives, regulators, law enforcement, and military and intelligence personnel. He maintains working relationships with cyber units from many law enforcement agencies from different nationalities and is a former representative for Colombia of the Counter Pedophilia Investigative Unit (www.cpiu.us.) While still living in Bogota he was a member of the local Electronic Commerce Subcommittee of the International Chamber of Commerce.

      • Oscar Messano

        President of eCom-Lac - American Federation and the Caribbean for Internet and Electronic Commerce. International based in Uruguay. Founder and current Vice President of CABASE - Cámara Argentina de Internet. President of LACNIC - Internet Address Registry for Latin America and the Caribbean. Uruguay-based International Director ISOC-AR - Argentina Chapter - Internet Society. Rapporteur of the Internet Matters CCPI CITEL / OAS. Specialist ITU.
        Academic area:President of CCAT-LAT - Center for Advanced Technology Training.
        Private area:Tecnomedia CEO - Digital Media - Radio and Internet TV. Radionexo media director and Nexotv (Radio and Television on the Internet)

      • Olga Cavalli

        Olga Cavalli is an ICT and Internet specialist with large experience in project management, market research, competitive analysis, public policy and regulations.

        Between 2007 and 2014 Ms. Cavalli has been a member of the United Nations Secretary General´s Advisory group for the Internet Governance Forum. She is the Argentina Representative in the GAC of ICANN, where she has the role of Vice-chair. She was GNSO Council Member in ICANN and GNSO Vice chair.

        As an advisor of the Ministry of Foreing Affairs of Argentina, she has represented Argentina in the WSIS Second Phase held in Tunis, she was a Member of the Special Commission appointed by the Government of Argentina for the Cybercrime Law and a leading member of the commission that developed the National Digital Agenda of Argentina.

        Since 2007 she is co-founder and academic director of the South School on Internet Governance, pioneering program that grants fellowships to students in Latin America and the Caribbean to recieve an intensive face to face training in Internet Governance and then become the leaders of Internet Governance in the region. Since 2012 Dr. Cavalli is the Academic Director of Dominios Latinoamérica.

        Ms.Cavalli is the president of the ISOC Argentina Chapter and a member of the Steering Committee of the Chapters Advisory Council of ISOC in representation of Latin America and the Caribbean.

        Ms. Cavalli is a PHD in Business Direction, MBA, Master in Telecom. Regulation and Electronic and Electric Engineer. She is fluent in Spanish, English, Portuguese and German.

        She lives in Buenos Aires and is the mother of Juana and Federico.

      • Adrián Carballo

        Adrian Carballo is co-founder and Director of Institutional Relations of the South School on Internet Governance and co-founder - Director of Marketing and Director of Business Strategy of Dominios Latinoamerica. He also serves as Director of CCAT-LAT, Technology Training Center for Latin America and the Caribbean, a nonprofit organization which is Center of Excellency Training in ITU and also organizes every year the South School on Internet Governance and Dominios Latinoamerica in different countries of the region.

        He has served as an advisor to UNESCO´s connectivity projects and content for rural schools, library digitization and e-commerce projects for the development and integration of rural cooperatives. He previously served as Coordinator of the Advisory Committee on Technology for MERCOSUR Production Integration in the Department of Economic Integration for America and MERCOSUR in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Argentina. Adrian Carballo was also the Coordinator of the Financing Committee of the Regional Action Plan for the Information Society eLAC 2010. Prior to these positions, he worked as a technology specialist in the Department of International Trade, in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Argentina where he developed programs to promote SMEs first export. In the past he has worked for Telefónica Argentina in Marketing Management. He participated and organized in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Argentina the Cyberlegislation training program of UNCTAD and the Government of Spain.

        Adrian Carballo is a member of Executive Committee of the Argentine Chapter of the Internet Society, ISOC Ar, and an active participant in ICANN, LACNIC, LACNOG, LACIGF and IGF meetings. In ICANN he serves in the ALAC as President of the ALS “Fundación Incluirme”.

      • Jeffrey B. Kratz

        As Director General in Amazon Web Services (AWS), Jeffrey Kratz is the executive responsible for sales in vertical sectors of government, education and nonprofit organizations in Latin America. His experience in building and managing complex international teams has accelerated the regional commitment to customers, specifically on issues such as social networking, Internet-of-things, big data, workflow, security, storage / archiving and web hosting . Thank you as his strong background in sales services, licensing, developments in cloud and international channels, Jeff is frequently invited as a speaker on international technology trends, dynamics of channel sales and growth strategies during his last three years Amazon.
        Prior to joining Amazon, Jeff had a long career at Microsoft since 1992 in a variety of executive positions, both within the organization in the areas of sales and marketing for Microsoft, as well as at corporate headquarters. His last role at Microsoft was to lead the public sector channel worldwide, boosting the efforts of migration to cloud services. He came to Microsoft since Trek, Inc., a software company specializing in automation systems and information retrieval for corporate and public libraries. He holds a BA in Political Science and Mathematics by Prinicipia College, St. Louis, Missouri, with postgraduate studies in Graziado Pepperdine University School of Business & Management. As chosen by the Queen Anne Community Council of Seattle official, Jeff represents their city in the efforts of the community. He is an active member of the Aircraft Owner's & Pilot's Association and the Seaplane Pilot's Association. When not on a explorarando the Pacific Northwest and FAA commercial pilot, plane Jeff probably in a kayak in the waters of the metropolitan area of ​​Seattle Washington.

      • Sebastián Esposito

        Sebastian is essentially a multifaceted person. Graduated with a degree in Economics and Political Science at the University of Buenos Aires, he is also Technical Photographer of the National School of Photography (ENFO) and studied guitar since the age of eleven.
        During his college years, he worked as sport and music journalist, in order to join the Department of Strategic Communication of the Government of the Province of Buenos Aires after his graduation. From there he went to the sales team department for small and medium enterprises in Google´s office in Buenos Aires, where for three years he was the link between Google and the digital advertising agencies in the region, specializing as online marketing consultant. Today he is part of the team of Public Policy and Government Relations at Google and is based in Mexico City.

      • Leslie Nobile

        Leslie Nobile is the Senior Director of Global Registry Knowledge at the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN). Her current focus is to develop and maintain a comprehensive repository of Internet number registry data accuracy and integrity practices globally, and to provide strategic and tactical advice to ARIN’s CEO aimed at improving ARIN’s registry service. Prior to that, Leslie served as ARIN’s Director of Registration Services for 14 and ½ years where she was responsible for the overall development, direction and operation of the department.

        Leslie has over 25 years of experience in the Internet industry, where she has held various technical management positions. Her previous work includes Internet registry operations at the DDN/DoD Network Information Center (NIC), as well as technical support of the development and expansion of the Defense Data Network (DDN), a high-speed military data network that evolved from the ARPANET.

        Leslie has been a contributing author to RFCs, Internet Society (ISOC) articles, and various other industry publications and has been actively involved in the global coordination of Internet addressing policy. She has represented ARIN at various industry forums including RIR meetings, ICANN, NANOG, Caribbean Telecommunications Union, ARIN on the Road, ARIN Government Working Group, and various law enforcement venues and cyber crime conferences.

        Leslie received her B.A. from the American University in Washington, D.C.

      • Moisés Fraguela Loper

        Moses Fraguela Loper has a Degree in Law and Political Science from Universidad del Istmo. He was the General Director of Electronic Commerce at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of Panama , which is the authority for document storage technology services, the use of Internet as a medium for the provision of commercial Services , as well as promoting use of an Internet secure environment for commercial Services . Previously he served as Deputy General Director at the Registry of Industrial Property of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of Panama , which is responsible for the technological and economic development through the legal protection of inventions and technological advances.
        He has participated as an active member in committees that drew imprortant laws for Panamá.