• Edition 2016

      Conference Dominios Latinoamérica 2016 Sheraton Old San Juan Hotel – Puerto Rico

      20/ 21 October 2016

      9:00Open ceremony
      Javier Rúa Jovet - Chairman, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Puerto Rico
      Oscar Moreno – President - Nic Puerto Rico
      Pablo Rodríguez – Executive Vice President – Nic Puerto Rico
      Oscar Messano - President CCAT LAT – Vicepresident LACNIC
      Internet in Puerto Rico
      Javier Rúa Jovet - Chairman, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Puerto Rico
      Oscar Moreno – President - Nic Puerto Rico
      Pablo Rodríguez – Executive Vice President – Nic Puerto Rico
      10:30Welcome message
      Chaesub Lee
      Director of ITU’s Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
      ITU – International Telecommunications Union
      Internet Growth in LAC region and IXPs as Access enablers
      Challenges and future scenarios
      Oscar Messano
      President CCAT LAT – Vicepresident LACNIC
      11:40Coffee break
      US efforts to expand global Internet access
      Manu K. Bhardwaj
      Senior Advisor for Technology and Internet Policy to the Under Secretary of State
      US Department of State – United States Government
      14:30Business opportunities in the Domain Name Industry
      Lucas Vall
      Hexonet – Canada
      15:30DNS in Latin America and opportunities for entrepreneurs
      Albert Daniels
      ICANN - USA
      16:30End of first day of activities
      DAY 2
      What are blockchain technologies?
      Olga Cavalli
      Academic Director South School on Internet Governance
      10:30Google: Innovation made simple
      Alejandro Rico Zuluaga
      Google Accounts Director CAC
      11:30Coffee break
      12:00Legal aspects of Domain Names, recovery and defense.
      Salvador Camacho Hernández
      Kalpa Protección Digital - México
      14:30Internet standardization – Why open standards are important?
      Christian O´Flaherty
      Regional Development - Internet Society
      15:30Open dialogue with the audience
      Bring your ideas to improve Internet and DNS industry in Latin America and the Caribbean.
      How can I get involved? How can I make my voice Heard?
      Presenter and moderator: Olga Cavalli
      16:30End of the conference
      • Christian O’ Flaherty

        Christian O’ Flaherty began his career in academia, he was the Internet Operations Director at the Argentine National Research and Education Network and became Internet Operations Manager for a regional Internet Service provider. He served as Latin American Internet Product Manager for Global Crossing, and was responsible for developing and implementing the strategic plan for Internet products in the region. Christian joined the Internet Society as Internet Development Senior Manager, where his work focuses on promoting Internet access, growth, and sustainability in Latin American and the Caribbean.

      • Lucas Vall

        Lucas is the Vice-President of Product Development at Hexonet, a leading domain registrar.
        Originally from Argentina, he obtained his Masters and PhD at Nagoya University, Japan, and later worked for a Japanese Intellectual Property consulting firm for 6 years. He relocated to Canada to work at Hexonet were he is part of the executive team and leads the front-end engineer department.
        He has more than 8 years experience in the domain name industry and has helped large companies like Toyota and Sony obtain their new domain extensions. He has served also as a consultant for numerous companies on domain name strategies. Currently, he and his team develop tools for management of domain name portfolios and create internet related services.

      • Olga Cavalli

        Olga Cavalli is an Internet leader whose work has been fundamental for enhancing a relevant participation of Latin America and the Caribbean in Internet Governance. In 2007 she co-founded the South School on Internet Governance which has granted more than 1200 fellowships for attending an intensive training on Internet Governance, organized in eight different countries of the Americas. Since 2012 the School is also open to the community through remote participation, hosting thousands of attendees from all over the world.

        Since June 2016 she is a member of the Board of Trustees of Internet Society, being elected by all the ISOC chapters in the world. She is the first woman from Latin America and from Argentina in having this important role.

        During 2007- 2014 she was distinguished by the United Nations Secretary General, being chosen to be a part of the Internet Governance Forum's Multistakeholder Advisory Group, MAG.

        Recognized by ISOC as a “Game Changer”, Olga works towards the inclusion of girls and women in ICTs and the Internet, organizing activities jointly with ISOC, ISOC Argentina Chapter, ITU, UNESCO, ICANN, the Argentina National Center of Engineers and the University of Buenos Aires.

        In 2012 she co-founded Dominios Latinoamerica, a news website and a conference focused on online tools for the productivity of SMEs and entrepreneurs of the Latin American and Caribbean region. Website includes content in Spanish, English and Portuguese.

        As an Internet expert, she has been appointed by the ITU as rapporteur of the newly established Study Group 20 on Internet of Things and Smart Cities. ITU has recognized her work as an innovator in this field.

        Since 2006 Olga is very active in ICANN, she was GNSO Council Member (2007- 2011) and GNSO vice chair. Presently she is the Argentina Representative in the Governmental Advisor Committee, GAC, where she is vice chair. Her involvement in ICANN includes the participation in several cross-community working groups, including the Cross Community Working Group on Accountability for the IANA transition and other processes.

        Olga was the Argentina representative in WSIS (Tunis 2005), a member of the steering committee of the eLAC Regional Plan of Action for the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean (2010 - 2015) and the coordinator of the IADB Roaming Project in Regulatel (2010-2013). Presently she is involved in the eLAC Internet Governance and in the Infrastructure working groups and a member of the Latin American and Caribbean IGF coordination committee.

        In Argentina, she was a Member of the National Commission on Cybercrime that defined the Argentina Cybercrime Law (2008 – 2009), a Member of the Commission that created the National Digital Agenda of Argentina (2008 – 2009) and a Board Member of the National Center of Engineers, CAI.

        Previous professional experience includes involvement in radio planning and design of the national mobile phone networks in Argentina, Internet service network design and its implementation in rural areas of Argentina.

        Olga is a Teacher at the University of Buenos Aires, the President of the ISOC Argentina Chapter and she is also involved in the development of wireless connectivity projects in rural areas of the center and north of Argentina. She is also a member of the ISOC Chapter Advisory Council representing Latin America and the Caribbean.

        Olga is frequently invited as keynote speaker and panelist in international summits and events, and she is a frequent contributor writing papers and chapter books in subjects related with her areas of expertise.

        Her education includes a PhD in Business Direction, a Master degree in Business Administration, a Master degree in Telecommunications Regulation, and Electronic and Electric Engineer.

        She is fluent in Spanish, English, Portuguese and German, and can understand French and Italian.

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

      • Adrián Carballo

        Adrian Carballo is currently the Director of Institutional Relations and Co-founder of the South School on Internet Governance and Director and of Marketing and Business Strategy and Co-founder of Dominios Latinoamerica. He also serves as Board Member of CCAT-LAT, Technology Training Center for Latin America and the Caribbean, a nonprofit organization which is Excellency Training Center of ITU and also organizes every year several capacity building and outreach events like the South School on Internet Governance, Dominios Latinoamerica, Internet Challenges, among others, in different countries of the region and the Americas.
        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 Board Member of the ISOC Argentina Chapter, 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”.

      • Timothy C. Finton

        As Senior Counselor for International Communications and Information Policy at the U. S. Department of State, Mr. Finton covers a range of communications and information policy issues, including telecommunications trade and Internet policy. He represents the State Department in telecommunications negotiations before the World Trade Organization (WTO), as well as bilaterally for many years with the European Union and its Member States, and now with countries of the Western Hemisphere. He has served as Chairman of the U.S. Delegation to the Committee on Information, Computer and Communications Policy (now known as the Committee on Digital Economy Policy) of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris and has represented the U.S. Government before meetings of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in Geneva.
        Mr. Finton is a summa cum laude (Phi Beta Kappa) graduate of Ohio University. He also has received a Master of Arts in jurisprudence with honors from Oxford University and a Juris Doctor from the Washington College of Law at The American University. He is a member of the Bar of the District of Columbia and is a frequent speaker internationally on digital economy issues.

      • LIC. Salvador Camacho Hernández

        Intelectual en esta misma Universidad. En su constante actualización en relación con Propiedad Intelectual y Nombres de Dominio, sobresale su participación en diversos cursos impartidos por la Organización Mundial de la Propiedad Intelectual, en el de Investigación Avanzada impartido por Investigative Solutions Network y en la UL Brand Protection Conference. Actualmente cursa la Maestría en Derecho de las Tecnologías de la Información y Comunicación en el INFOTEC.
        Su trayectoria profesional incluye la experiencia en litigio de Derecho Penal enfocado a los delitos relacionados con la Propiedad Intelectual trabajando con la Procuraduría General de la República, con el SAT a través de la Dirección General de Aduanas, IMPI e INDAUTOR y destacando como especialista en acciones como Enforcement y Digital Brand Protection.
        En su experiencia como consultor sobresalen los temas de posicionamiento, administración, recuperación y defensa de Nombres de Dominio, Derecho de las TIC y Privacidad para diversas empresas. Fue Abogado Asociado en la Firma Legal Arochi & Lindner, donde formó parte del área de Enforcement y dirigió el área de Nombres de Dominio. Laboró en el Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social como consultor de temas de Propiedad Intelectual. Asimismo, es socio y Director Jurídico de Inside-Out Analytics, una empresa dedicada a la minería de datos.
        Salvador ha sido invitado a dar cátedra en diversas universidades entre las que destacan:
         La Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México con la cátedra de Nombres de Dominio en el Diplomado de Titulación de Telecomunicaciones y Propiedad Intelectual.
         La Universidad Panamericana en la Licenciatura en Ingeniería y para el Posgrado de Propiedad Intelectual.
         El TEC de Monterrey Campus Santa Fe en la Licenciatura en Negocios Internacionales.
         El INFOTEC en la Maestría en Derecho de las Tecnologías de la Información y Comunicación.
        Como conferencista ha participado en diversos eventos relacionados con temas políticos y de Propiedad Intelectual tales como:
         “Semana de la Juventud en el Tribunal Federal Electoral” como representante del entonces Instituto Federal Electoral.
         “Propiedad Intelectual y Taller de Internet (Social Media)” y “Agenda Digital: Avances en la protección efectiva del Derecho de Autor en medios digitales” ambos organizados por Asociación Mexicana para la Protección de la Propiedad Intelectual (AMPPI).
         Electronic Entertainment Expo E3 y recientemente en NamesCon, la conferencia de Nombres de Dominio más importante del mundo, así como en el LACIGF 9 en Costa Rica y la Semana de Internet en República Dominicana, entre otros foros.
        Participó activamente en el comité de Tecnologías de la Información y Telecomunicaciones de AMPPI. Es Presidente del Comité de Nombres de Dominio de la Academia Mexicana de Derecho Informático (AMDI), miembro activo del Observatorio Iberoamericano de Legislación, Jurisprudencia y Políticas Públicas en materia de Tecnologías de la Información y Comunicación (OLEPTIC) y del Capítulo México y del SIG Observatorio de la Juventud de la Internet Society (ISOC).

      • Manu K. Bhardwaj

        Manu is a Senior State Department Official, reporting to the Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment. Manu serves as a key political advisor to the Under Secretary on a variety of international economic matters, including technology and internet policy. In this capacity, Manu has managed the Global Connect initiative among other forward-leaning, proactive efforts at the Department for the Under Secretary of State. Prior to his current position, Manu reported directly to three U.S. Ambassadors, including as Chief of Staff.

        Over the past fifteen years, Manu has worked in all three branches of the federal government and in two private practice law firms. Manu was an attorney at Willkie Farr & Gallagher in Washington, D.C., and at Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd in Chicago, Illinois. In addition, Manu has served as a staff member at the White House Counsel’s Office to the Honorable William J. Clinton, a legislative assistant at the U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Committee to the Honorable Patrick J. Leahy, staff member to the Honorable Edward M. Kennedy of the United States Senate, and judicial law clerk to a U.S. federal judge. Manu graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Northwestern University and a Juris Doctor from Michigan Law School.