keywordsITU Telecom World 2012
ITU Telecom World 2012 to convene major ICT stakeholders, set the stage for global change
Date: Fri, 04/13/2012 - 11:06
ITU’s upcoming ITU Telecom World 2012 event will take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 14-18 October 2012
The event, which follows the format pioneered at World 2011, will see interactive debate, networking and knowledge-sharing placed firmly at the centre of an influential discussion agenda.
ITU Telecom World 2012 will welcome a mix of leaders of governments, senior executives, key players from big business, technology companies; manufacturers, operators, content and applications providers plus regulators, policy advisers, academia and representatives of global media. Organized by ITU, the event is hosted by the government of UAE and takes place alongside GITEX, the leading ICT event for the Middle East, Africa and the South Asian region.
ITU Telecom World 2012 highlights will include:
Leadership Summit: roundtables and discussions for top-level representatives of governments and global business.
Critical Debates: spanning issues such as new business and investment models, innovation, development and the economic crisis, energy efficiency, privacy and cybersecurity, citizen services – how governments can best communicate and engage online with their citizens – the applications and limitations of cloud computing, and more.
Big Conversations: an opportunity for government, industry & thought leaders to come together and debate differing perspectives of critical industry issues in a stimulating, participatory discussion.
Workshops: breakout sessions and workshops provide a more targeted look at core industry areas.
Technology Insight: cutting-edge information exchange between technical pioneers and digital innovators
Young Innovators Competition: the chance for the next generation of young entrepreneurs to demo their ideas and innovations on this world stage.
Enhanced Networking Opportunities: international and regional media can connect with global ICT leaders in specially designed networking spaces, benefit from facilities in the exclusive MediaSpace, attend informal and structured networking events and meet and build contacts online with a dynamic online networking platform.
Global technology showcases: National pavilions from around the world will feature innovations and highlight investment opportunities in countries across the world. Dynamic industry showcases will spotlight on innovations and advancements in connected technologies.