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Digital Growth: Our Future Economy

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Mossley Mill

Carnmoney Road North

Newtownabbey

BT36 5QA

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NILGA and Ofcom, supported by Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council, invite you to ‘Digital Growth: Our Future Economy’ to consider:

• Collaborative working to improve broadband availability in Northern Ireland
• Digital transformation trends in central and local government
• The current regulatory landscape
• Collaborating with the private sector
• Local Full Fibre Network funding
• Future proof digital growth

PROGRAMME

Delivering regional and local growth - Mayor of Antrim & Newtownabbey, Councillor Paul Hamill

Digital trends & digital transformation in government - Trevor Steenson, Department of Finance

Current regulatory landscape - Sinead Lee, Ofcom NI

Broadband in Scotland - Jonathan Ruff, Ofcom Scotland

Learning from the Irish National Broadband Plan - Fergal Mulligan, Dept. of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (Ireland)

Local Full Fibre Network opportunities - Billy McClean, Broadband Delivery UK

Private sector initiatives

Frank McManus, BT NI Networks

Conor Harrison, Virgin Media

Dominic Kearns, B4B

Panel discussion: Future proofing digital growth & delivering the Programme for Government

Majella McAlister, Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council

John-Paul McGonigle, Belfast City Council

Alan Preston, Dept. for the Economy

Dr. Trevor Forsythe, Dept. for the Economy

Dave Vincent, Invest NI

A roadmap for moving forward - Jonathan Rose, Ofcom Northern Ireland & Derek McCallan, NILGA



Registration & Networking is from 9.30a.m., the event will start sharp at 10.00a.m.

For further information, please contact Lisa O’Kane at NILGA on l.okane@nilga.org or call 028 90 798972


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