Join the expert panel

Are you interested in becoming an expert?

WSA is constantly looking to extend its network. The WSA national experts use their knowledge and experience to search for their country's greatest mobile content. They are local focus points and local representatives to the WSA mission.

WSA has over 178 experts worldwide who are not only in the ICT sector, but are also exceptionally well connected locally, and holders of high level positions.

Expert Tasks and Responsibilities

So what is the main task for experts? To provide nominations of the best multimedia products or applications from his/her country.

Based on an objective process of judgement, each UN member state shall propose 8 products (one per category) by entering the data into the WSA online database. This is done according to the 8 categories and guidelines of WSA mobile. Please find more information here.

Required Skills

  • High expertise & several years of working experience in the fields of multimedia, content industries, and ICTs
  • Proficiency in English
  • Be well informed about the WSA initiative and processes, prove high motivation and state a clear reason for their intention to join the WSA

Selection Strategy

Experts can choose one of the following strategies for their selection of the best practices examples from their country.

  • WSA National Contest: based on the WSA rules and procedures. WSA offers national contests an extensive software package for handling the registration and jury process, plus a manual and contest hand book (find more here).
  • Cooperation with an existing national contest: Adaptation of the categories or establishing a sub-WSA contest is required. The winners in the categories become nominees for the WSA mobile award.
  • Selection by a Committee/Board: Committee is established by the expert. The establishemnt of such a committee must be reported to and approved by the WSA Board.
  • Personal selection: made by the expert & based on extensive experience and acquaintance with the local content market (*for small countries and/or less developed economies only)

If you wish to become a national expert for the World Summit Award and represent your country in the search for the best eContent, please contact office@worldsummitawards.org