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Frequently Asked Questions
The Information & Communications Technology Committee in the US ASEAN Business Council plays a pivotal role in promoting collaboration and dialogue between businesses in the United States and ASEAN countries within the ICT sector. It focuses on issues such as digital trade, cybersecurity, regulatory policies, and emerging technologies, working to foster a conducive environment for businesses to thrive in the rapidly evolving technology landscape.
Companies interested in participating in the activities of the Information & Communications Technology Committee can typically become members of the US ASEAN Business Council. Once a member, they gain access to various committee meetings, events, and initiatives. Participation allows companies to network, share expertise, and stay updated on the latest developments and policy changes within the ICT sector across ASEAN countries and the United States.
The committee typically focuses on key areas such as promoting digital innovation, advocating for policies that facilitate cross-border data flows, addressing regulatory challenges, enhancing cybersecurity cooperation, and encouraging the adoption of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and blockchain. By addressing these issues, the committee aims to create a conducive environment for businesses to harness the potential of ICT for economic growth and development.
Yes, the Information & Communications Technology Committee often organizes events, conferences, webinars, and workshops. These events serve as platforms for industry experts, policymakers, and businesses to discuss relevant topics, share insights, and collaborate on solutions. Attending these events can provide valuable networking opportunities and facilitate knowledge exchange among professionals in the ICT sector.
The committee engages in policy advocacy by representing the interests of its members to governments and regulatory authorities. It conducts research, develops policy recommendations, and participates in consultations with policymakers to ensure that the regulatory environment supports innovation, investment, and fair competition within the ICT sector. By actively engaging with policymakers, the committee helps shape policies that benefit businesses and promote the growth of the ICT industry in both the United States and ASEAN countries.