Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony between IEEE Consumer Technology Society (CTSoc) and Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU)

Bridgetown, Barbados, Dec.1, 2022



Left to Right:  Curtis Gittens (IEEE CTSoc GEM'22 Conference Executive Chair), Francola John (CTU Relationship & Events Management Specialty), Gary Kalloo (CTU Business Development & Implementation Support Director), Wahab Almuhtadi (IEEE CTSoc President 2019-2022), Wen-Chung Kao (IEEE CTSoc President-Elect 2022), Mahsa Pourazad (2019-2022 IEEE CTSoc Secretary/Governance), Raed Abdullah (2019-2022 IEEE CTSoc VP Conferences), Charlotte Kobert (IEEE CTSoc Administrator)


Dr. Wahab Almuhtadi, IEEE CTSoc President 2019-2022, and Gary Kalloo, CTU Business Development & Implementation Support Director signed an MOU on Dec. 1. 2022, on the conclusion of the 2022 CTSoc’s Gaming Entertainment and Media Conference held in Bridgetown, Barbados. 

Dr. Almuhtadi stated “Today is an important day for signing this MOU between IEEE CTSoc and CTU. It is an  important cooperation to start fostering activities mutually beneficial to both organizations.” 

Cooperation between the IEEE, notably the Consumer Technology Society (CTSoc), and the CTU will support each other’s mandates in the areas of standards, technology development and capacity building for policy plus education outreach.

The Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) was established by the member states on 28th April 1989, to recognise the importance of telecommunications to the social and economic development of the Caribbean.  

The IEEE Consumer Technology Society (CTSoc) is a leading society that inspires research, development, and deployment of cutting-edge technologies for consumer products, and it is the leading forum for the global technical exchange of engineering and scientific information on advancements in consumer technologies for the advancement and benefit of humanity.