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Technical Symposium at ITU Telecom World 2011 to deliver unique insights into future technology trends

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Technical Symposium at ITU Telecom World 2011 to deliver unique insights into future technology trends



Symposium will explore technological advances in the area of communications technologies and enablers




Geneva, 18 July, 2011 – From e-health and e-government to sustainable solutions, next-generation wireless standardization and deployment and more, the ITU Telecom World 2011 Technical Symposium will take an in-depth look at the cutting-edge technological developments which are defining and influencing the future of networks and services.


Organized through a Technical Co-sponsorship with the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc), the programme focuses on the hot topics and future trends shaping tomorrow’s information and communication (ICT) industry, featuring unique, fresh insights direct from R&D organizations. Designed for engineers and technical specialists, the event prides itself on being free of marketing hype.


Discussions will focus around 12 themes: Security Issues in Future Networks; Green Solutions for Sustainable Growth; Innovations in Broadband; Improving Healthcare through eHealth Services; New Concepts for Future Networks; Efficiency Challenges of eGovernment; LTE Deployment Challenges; Broadband Networks for Rural Service Delivery; Small Cells in Future Wireless Networks; Standardization in Practice; Cognitive Management of Spectrum; and Dependability of Emerging Economies on ICTs.


To ensure a high-calibre, wholly original programme, presentations will be selected via peer review by a panel of experts drawn from technical committees and study groups from influential organizations such as IEEE and ITU-T (ITU’s Telecommunication Standardization Sector).


“The Technical Symposium at ITU Telecom World 2011 builds on a long-standing tradition of cutting-edge debate and knowledge sharing,” said Dr Hamadoun Touré, ITU Secretary-General. “With the invaluable support of IEEE ComSoc, the Symposium harnesses the shared knowledge of a community of experts, drawn from across the industry, and I look forward to hearing the innovative thinking which will come out of it.”


Register now


Delegate registration for ITU Telecom World 2011 is now open. Participating delegates not only have the chance to attend all Forum debates, including the Technical Symposium, but can be part of the high level networking and knowledge-sharing taking place throughout the week in Geneva. Delegates registering before mid-September will benefit from ‘early bird’ discounts.


The full programme of the ITU Telecom Technical Symposium, including session timings, speakers and a downloadable PDF version, can be found at: http://world2011.itu.int/sites/default/files/Event_Calendar.pdf.




For more information, please contact:


Sarah Parkes

Chief, Media Relations and Public Information, ITU  +41 22 730 6039

 +41 79 599 1439








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