Media registration is open for the APEC Telecommunications and Information Ministerial Meeting (TELMIN) to be hosted by Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur on 30-31 March and chaired by Malaysia’s Communications and Multimedia Minister Ahmad Shabery Cheek.

 

Background:

                                                                                             

Ministers from the 21 APEC economies will take new steps to build stronger, more adaptive and enabling information and communications technology regimes. Focus is on improving network and information access, fostering new economic and social services opportunities, and ensuring a secure, trusted, reliable and low-cost digital ecosystem needed to unlock next generation growth that benefits people and businesses throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

 

When: Monday, 30 March-Tuesday 31 March 2015

 

Where:

The Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur

5 Jalan Conlay, Kuala Lumpur 50450

Malaysia

 

Deadline for media registration: Thursday, 19 March 2015

 

Registration procedures:

 

All media representatives can register individually by completing a media registration form available at this link and emailing it to apectelmin10media@cmc.gov.my. Accredited media will receive their registration confirmation via email from the APEC TELMIN Planning Team.

 

Media events:

Date/Time

Media event

Monday, 30 March, 9:30am-10:30am:

  • APEC TELMIN opening remarks and Ministers’ family photo

Tuesday, 31 March, 12:30pm-1:00pm:

  • Joint APEC Telecommunications and Information Ministers’ News Conference

 

Doorstop interview and photo opportunities will be available in conjunction with the meeting. The above program reflects current information and may be modified at the discretion of the host.

 

Note on media access:

 

All media representatives must be accredited and wear their identification badge to gain access to the meeting venue, facilities and specified events open to media.

 

Queries pertaining to media registration and coverage arrangements may be directed to: apectelmin10media@cmc.gov.my

 

For more:

Learn more about APEC member economies’ joint telecommunications and information initiatives at this link.

 

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For further details, or to arrange possible media interviews with APEC officials, please contact:

 

David Hendrickson +65 9137 3886 at drh@apec.org

Michael Chapnick +65 9647 4847 at mc@apec.org

 

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