Training Course in Telecom Reform: Strategies to achieve connectivity and convergence

Posted on November 13, 2006  /  7 Comments

An executive course on telecom regulation, including World Dialogue on Regulation Expert Forum on Sector and Regulatory Performance Indicators
Offered by LIRNEasia and CONNECTasia Forum Pte. Ltd.

February 25th – March 3rd, 2007. Changi Village Hotel, Singapore

The 2007 course is designed to enhance the strategic thinking of a select group of senior decision makers in the telecom and related sectors in the Asia Pacific and elsewhere. The focus will be on the most current strategic issues.

The faculty includes:
Prof. William Melody (course convener; designed and led the previous Telecom Reform courses); Prof. Rohan Samarajiva (course convener;designed and led the previous Telecom Reform courses); Dr. Tim Kelly, Head of the Strategy and Policy Unit of the International Telecommunication Union; Mr. Rajendra Singh, of the World Bank, also Former Secretary, TRAI; and Dr. Harsha de Silva, Lead Economist at LIRNEasia.

Mr. Yusuf Annuar Yaacob (Chief Executive Officer of TM International Sdn Bhd. [Telekom Malaysia], a leading investor in the South and South East Asian region) will deliver the keynote at the opening session.

M.H Au (Director General of Telecom, Hong Kong China) will deliver the keynote speech at the course banquet on 1 March.

A day and a half will be set apart for discussing cutting-edge research on sector and regulatory performance commissioned as part of the 2006-07 World Dialogue on Regulation at the Expert Forum on March 2nd and 3rd.

This will be the 11th LIRNE.NET executive training course on telecom regulation, and the second to be offered in the Asia Pacific by LIRNEasia and CONNECTasia Forum Pte. Ltd. Previous LIRNE.NET courses have been offered in Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. This course builds on the successful course held in Singapore in September 2005, with attendees from 18 countries.

Registration ends: January 10th, 2007 (early bird) or February 9th, 2007 (regular; extended due to some seats coming open at the last minute)

More information…


  1. A few seats have come open and are available for those who apply immediately.

  2. I am very much interested to take training because i am looking a course which fulfill the whole aspects of telecommunication so please tell me the prerequisites for admission and
    fee structure also. I am waiting for your reply.

  3. please let know when next there is going to training on telecommunication

  4. The 2008 course was held in June. It is most likely that the 2009 course will be held in June 2009 either in Singapore or in Bali. Please check on the site or send an email.

  5. please let know when next there is going to training on telecommunication

    Lume Polume

  6. The 2009 course was held in Cape Town in April 2009. Please check periodically. We will post the 2010 course details when our African colleagues, who are in charge of the course now, announce a date/location. LIRNEasia and Asian researchers will continue to be involved, though it will be offered in Africa.

  7. Thank you for your prompt response. I will keep in touch

    Thank you