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INFORMATION

ITU is pleased to welcome participants to the second ITU Green Standards Week, this section provides some practical information on frequently asked questions about the event, including logistical details.

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INFORMATION

ITU is pleased to welcome participants to the second ITU Green Standards Week, this section provides some practical information on frequently asked questions about the event, including logistical details.

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Forum on "Greener Smarter Better Cities"
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Monday, 17 September 2012
08:30 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 09:35 Opening Ceremony
Malcolm Johnson, Director, ITU's Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
[BIOGRAPHY] [SPEECH]
09:35 - 09:45 Keynote Speech:
Cristina Bueti, Advisor on ICTs, Environment and Climate Change, ITU
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]
09:45 - 10:00 Keynote Speech:
Colette Maloney, Head of Unit, ICT for Sustainable Growth, DG Connect
10:00 - 11:00 Roundtable 1 - Assessment of ICT Footprint in Cities
This roundtable will examine how cities can assess their GHG emissions and energy consumption. In addition, it will provide an overview of international standards, indicators and ICT reporting tools for measuring ICT footprints in cities. This roundtable will provide also an opportunity for cities to share their experiences in assessing GHG emissions and reducing energy consumption.

Moderator:
Jean Manuel Canet, Rapporteur Q.18/5, France Telecom
[BIOGRAPHY]

Speakers:
Vin Sumner, Managing Director, Clicks and Links Ltd on behalf of City of Manchester
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]
Lorraine Hudson, Smart City Coordinator, City of Bristol
[BIOGRAPHY] [ABSTRACT] [PRESENTATION]
Frans-Anton Vermast, Senior Strategy Advisor for Low Carbon and Connected Urban Planning, City of Amsterdam
[BIOGRAPHY]

Q&A
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Roundtable 2 - Regulation Versus Implementation of Voluntary Standards
This roundtable will discuss the need for a possible regulation versus the implementation of voluntary standards to reduce GHG emissions and energy consumption in cities.

Moderator:
Bilel Jamoussi, Chief of ITU-T Study Group Department, ITU
[BIOGRAPHY]

Speakers:
Yoshiaki Ichikawa, Chairman of IEC TC 111 and ISO TC 268/SC 1
[BIOGRAPHY] [ABSTRACT][PRESENTATION]
Jean-Marc Jancovici, Founding Partner, Carbone 4
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]
Silvia Guzman Arana, Global Director of Sustainability, Telefonica
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]
Jan Cornelis den Ouden, City of Utrecht
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]

Q&A
12:30 - 13:00 Closing Ceremony & Outcome of the Forum
The Forum will conclude with a Call to Action which identifies the main steps to be taken to help cities reduce their GHG emissions and energy consumption.

Bilel Jamoussi, Chief of ITU-T Study Group Department, ITU
[BIOGRAPHY]

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Forum on "Boosting Smart Grids through Energy Efficient ICT"
Monday, 17 September 2012
14:30 - 14:40 Opening Ceremony
Malcolm Johnson, Director, ITU's Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
[BIOGRAPHY] [SPEECH]
14:40 - 15:00 Keynote Speech
Franco Davoli, Professor of Telecommunication Networks, DITEN-University of Genoa / CNIT-University of Genoa Research Unit, Italy: ITU Report on "Boosting Energy Efficiency through Smart Grids"
[BIOGRAPHY] [ABSTRACT][PRESENTATION]
15:00 - 16:00 Roundtable 1 - Energy Efficiency, Clean Power and the Smart Grid
Energy efficiency is the cleanest and cheapest of all power choice options and allows us to lock in savings through tightened building and appliance standards and more efficient distribution. Energy-efficient buildings, combined with distributed renewable energy (e.g., solar PV) and the deployment of the smart grid, are the surest bet to achieve economic and environmental gains.
This session will address the need to integrate the strategies in reducing energy use, increasing distributed renewable energy generation, and increasing the intelligence of the grid, including the smart grid. The session will also address how ICTs can help play a role in developing a more sustainable, energy-efficient future.

Moderator:
Ahmed Zeddam, Chairman, ITU-T Study Group 5
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]

Panelist:
Michele De Nigris, Chairman of ISGAN
Flavio Cucchietti, Senior Manager, Telecom Italia
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]
Marga Blom, Manager, KPN
[BIOGRAPHY][PRESENTATION]
Miguel Toledano, Programme Manager Smart Energy, Cullen International
[BIOGRAPHY] [ABSTRACT][PRESENTATION]
Q&A
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:30 Roundtable 2 - The Role of Standardization for Smart Grids in Realizing Their Energy-Efficiency Potential and Their Enabling Effect in Developing Access to Electricity in the Third World
Information and Communication Technologies represent the pillars for the development of a "smarter" electric grid, which can help meet the challenge of delivering electricity more efficiently and reliably in our societies and extending the reach of electrical services to worldwide regions that are still excluded. In the meantime, the energy footprint of ICT itself is becoming a major issue and has to be taken into account so as to fully realize the potential of smart grids and minimize their drawbacks.
This session will debate how a standardization strategy, coordinated among SDOs of both the ICT and electrical sectors, can enable prompt an effective development of smart grids. It will also discuss how standardization can promote innovation in the delivery of energy-efficiency management solutions and best practices.

Moderator:
Bilel Jamoussi, Chief of ITU-T Study Group Department, ITU
[BIOGRAPHY]

Panelists:
Merce Griera i Fisa, Project Officer, DG Connect, European Commission
[BIOGRAPHY][PRESENTATION]
Paolo Gemma, Senior Manager, Energy & Infrastructure, Huawei Technologies
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]
Alicia Carrasco, EMEA Regulatory Director, eMeter, Siemens
[BIOGRAPHY][PRESENTATION]
Vida Rozite, Energy Analyst, Energy Efficiency Unit, International Energy Agency
[BIOGRAPHY][PRESENTATION]

Q&A
17:30 - 18:00 Closing of the Forum
Malcolm Johnson, Director, ITU's Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
[BIOGRAPHY]

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Forum Mapping E-Waste to Address Future Challenges
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Tuesday, 18 September 2012
08:30 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 09:45 Opening Ceremony
Malcolm Johnson, Director, ITU's Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
[BIOGRAPHY] [SPEECH]
Hoda Baraka, First Deputy to the Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Egypt
[BIOGRAPHY]
09:45 - 11:00 Session 1 - The Complexity of the E-waste Problem
The electronics industry has revolutionized the world: electrical and electronic products have become globally ubiquitous technologies. The widespread use of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) has raised public awareness of its positive effects such as the reduction of the digital divide, but also of the negative environmental and health effects associated with the inefficient waste management of end-of-life electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE or e-waste).
This session will provide an overview of ongoing efforts to tackle e-waste issues worldwide.

Moderator:
Hossam Allam, Regional Programme Manager of Strategic Concerns Programme at the Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE)
[BIOGRAPHY]

Speakers:
Mathias Schluep, Project Manager, Laboratory for Technology and Society, Materials Science and Technology (EMPA), Switzerland
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]
Flavio Cucchietti, Senior Manager, Telecom Italia
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]
Matthias Kern, Senior Programme Officer, UNEP-Secretariat of the Basel Convention
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]
Keith Mainwaring, ITU Consultant
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]
Catherine Martial, Environmental Manager, HP
[PRESENTATION]

Q&A
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:45 Session 2 - What Are the Next Steps on E-waste Resources?
There have been alarming reports of e-waste mismanagement in many countries, particularly in less developed nations and countries with economies in transition. E-waste is a significant contributor to the ICT industry′s impact on the environment, and urgent global action to address this issue is essential if the industry is to fulfill its commitment to a sustainable future.

This session will provide a platform to discuss possible next steps on e-waste.

Moderator:
Cristina Bueti, Advisor on ICTs, Environment and Climate Change, ITU
[BIOGRAPHY]

Speakers:
Tatiana Terekhova, Programme Officer, Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, United Nations Environment Programme
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]
Hossam Allam, Regional Programme Manager of Strategic Concerns Programme at the Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE)
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]
Helen Cynthia Nakiguli, Environment Management Specialist, Uganda Communications Commission (UCC)
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]
Jonathan Perry, Take Back Compliance Consultant, Dell
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]

Q&A
12:45 - 13:00 Closing of the Forum

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Forum "Greening ICT Supply Chain"
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Tuesday, 18 September 2012
14:30 - 14:45 Opening Ceremony
Malcolm Johnson, Director, ITU's Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
[BIOGRAPHY]
14:45 - 16:00 Session 1 - Challenges related to Sustainable ICT Supply Chains
Sustainable supply chain is affecting companies' business in conjunction with the usage of resources, the consumption of water and energy, and the generation of wastes and emissions. These matters are increasingly strategic for executives, employees and consumers, but bring along a number of challenges - including constant innovation, the realization that is an indefinite, long and complex process and that sustainability advances quickly become commoditized especially also in ICT, where products are replaced in very short times.

Moderator:
Hossam Allam, Regional Programme Manager, Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE)
[BIOGRAPHY]

Speakers:
Andrew Morton, Programme Manager, Post Conflict and Disaster Management Branch, UNEP
[BIOGRAPHY] [ABSTRACT] [PRESENTATION]
John Smiciklas , ITU Consultant
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]
Sophia Pickles, Conflict Resources Campaigner, Global Witness
[BIOGRAPHY] [ABSTRACT] [PRESENTATION]
Jeff Bormann, Director of the Business Development Team, Datec Technologies Limited
[BIOGRAPHY] [ABSTRACT] [PRESENTATION]
Sunita Purushottam, Principal Consultant, Infosys
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]

Q&A
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:45 Session 2 - Solutions: Towards Sustainable ICT Supply Chains
The aim of this session is to highlight initiatives and success stories about how sustainable ICT supply chains helped in enhancing sustainability performance of different stakeholders such as governmental organizations and private sector enterprises while maintain positive economical dimension.

Moderator:
Ahmed Zeddam, Chairman, ITU-T Study Group 5
[BIOGRAPHY]

Speakers:
Daniela Torres, Global Head of Climate Change Office, Telefonica
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]
Mathias Schluep, Project Manager, Laboratory for Technology and Society, Materials Science and Technology (EMPA), Switzerland
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]
Derick Simiyu Khamali, Licensing Compliance and Standards, Kenya
[BIOGRAPHY] [ABSTRACT] [PRESENTATION]
Sonia Valdivia, Sustainable Consumption and Production Branch, UNEP DTIE
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]

Q&A
17:45 - 18:00 Closing of the Forum
Malcolm Johnson, Director, ITU's Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
[BIOGRAPHY]

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High Level Segment "Greening the Economy through ICT Standards"
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Wednesday, 19 september 2012
08:30 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 10:30 Opening Ceremony
Malcolm Johnson, Director, ITU's Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
[BIOGRAPHY] [SPEECH]
Mauro Fazio, Head of International Relations, of Economic Development, Italy (on behalf of H.E. Mr Corrado Passera, Minister of Economic Development, Italy and host of the 1st Green Standards Week)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 High Level Segment (HLS): Green Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for a Sustainable Future
This HLS is designed to provide Ministers and senior ICT representatives with an opportunity to exchange views on issues of strategic importance such as climate change and energy efficiency and how ICTs can help to boost the transition to a low-carbon and resource efficient economy.

Moderator:
Malcolm Johnson, Director, ITU's Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
[BIOGRAPHY]

Speakers:
H.E. Mr. Haruna Iddrisu, Minister of Communications, Ghana
Hoda Baraka, First Deputy to the Minister of Communications, Egypt
[BIOGRAPHY]
Kevin Tao, President of Huawei Europe
Effendi Mohammad Ridwan, Commissioner, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, Indonesia
[BIOGRAPHY]
Arnold Rajesh Kumar, Member, Telecom Regulatory Authority, India
Thierry Bonhomme, Executive Vice President, France Telecom/Orange
[BIOGRAPHY]
Minoru Takeno, Head, Corporate Environmental Strategy Unit, Fujitsu
Charles Shawcross, Coordinator of the Information Technology Services (ITS) Programme, (UNFCCC) (on behalf of Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary, UNFCCC)
[BIOGRAPHY]
12:30 - 13:00 Award Ceremony of the ITU Green ICT Applications Challenge
13.00 - 14.30 Lunch
14:30 - 17:30 Round Table: Cloud Computing: Driving the Transition to a Low-Carbon, Resource-Efficient and Socially Inclusive Green Economy

Cloud Computing is a critical enabling technology to the digitization of business models transforming the way we work and consume. Cloud computing will also revolutionize the use of information and data. However, this will increasingly demand the need for large data centres often seen to consume large amounts of energy.

This Roundtable which consists of two panels will look at how ICTs and in particular cloud computing can help in adapting to the new environmental challenges such as climate change and resource efficiency.

PANEL ONE: Smart Living and New Ways of Working: will explain how ICTs can dramatically reduce environmental footprints of governments, companies and households;
PANEL TWO: Moving to the cloud: will concentrate on ICTs potential role in reduction of carbon emission of cloud adopters.

The aim of both panels is to uncover areas the audience of industry and government can take away and explore in more depth.

The core theme of both panels of the Round Table is Cloud Computing. We will try to explore and discover how it is being adapted and used, as well as, the barriers to accelerating its adoption; and, how to better explain/market its formidable role in moving to a green/sustainable economy.

Cloud Computing is a critical enabling technology to the digitisation of business models transforming the way we work and consume. Cloud Computing will also revolutionize the use of information and data. The Cloud has been described as a Tsunami wave of disruptive technology which has been decarbonizing industries through, for instance, dematerializing various industries from music, films, books, retail, transport, and rapidly moving to other sectors.

However, this will increasingly demand the need for innovation to ensure data centers and devices can reduce the consumption of energy and resources. Technology vendors will also need to reassure users as to data security, and, increasingly, privacy protection so that future legislation provides a suitable framework for this innovation.
14:30 - 16:00 Part 1 - Smart Living and New Ways of Working:
The internet is increasingly offering solutions for users to travel less and work from home. Technology offers people to share their desktops and files, use web cams and devices and exchange video. New technology trends will accelerate this and offer tremendous opportunities to developing countries.

Moderator:
Ray Pinto, Senior Manager, Microsoft

Speakers:
Billy Linville, Vice President Public Affairs, AT&T
Philippe Richard, Green CTO Alcatel-Lucent
Luigi Gambardella, Chairman of ETNO
Luc Bas, Director of European Programmes and International States and Regions, The Climate Group
Stefan Crets, Executive Director of CSR Europe
[BIOGRAPHY]
Jean-Jacques Sahel, Global Policy and Regulations Director, SKYPE
[BIOGRAPHY]

Q&A
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:30 Part 2 - Moving to the cloud:
How can ICTs directly and indirectly lead to energy efficiencies and accelerate the transition for countries and companies to a low carbon economy? Which technology trends specifically will have the most impact?

Furthermore standards will play an important role and the discussion will outline how this will be possible. This panel discussion will provide detailed facts, demystify myths and provide clear trends we can expect for the future.

Moderator:
James Lovegrove, TechAmerica Europe
[BIOGRAPHY]

Speakers:
Daniela Torres, Global Head of Climate Change Office, Telefonica
[BIOGRAPHY]
Peter Thomond, Managing Partner of Clever Together LLP
Patrick Crawford, Development Manager, CDP
[BIOGRAPHY]
Jonathan Sage, Governmental Programmes Executive, IBM

Q&A
17:30 - 18:00 Closing Remarks and Outcome of the High Level Segment

Malcolm Johnson, Director, ITU's Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
[BIOGRAPHY]

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Forum on "Environmental Sustainability for the ICT Sector"
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Thursday, 20 September 2012
08:30 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 09:45 Opening Ceremony
Malcolm Johnson, Director, ITU's Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
[BIOGRAPHY]
Luigi Gambardella, Chairman Executive Board, ETNO
09:45 - 10:15 Keynote speaker
Colette Maloney, Head of Unit, ICT for Sustainable Growth, DG Connect
10:15 - 10:30 Keynote speaker
Danilo Riva, ETNO: Launch of Corporate Sustainability Charter/Sustainability Report ETNO
[BIOGRAPHY] [ABSTRACT] [PRESENTATION]
10:30 - 10:45 Keynote speakers
Cristina Bueti, Advisor on ICTs, the Environment and Climate Change, ITU
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]
& Jyoti Banerjee, Fronesys: Launch of ITU Toolkit on Environmental Sustainability in the ICT Sector
[BIOGRAPHY]
10:45 - 11:00 Keynote speaker
Aimee Torres, ITU Consultant: Launch of ITU-ETNO Guidance on Green ICT Procurement
[BIOGRAPHY] [ABSTRACT] [PRESENTATION]
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:45 Roundtable: ICTs as Both Enabler and Driver of Sustainable Solutions
Information and Communications Technologies have a profound impact on society, and their production and use have important consequences for development in economic, social and environmental areas. The extent to which ICTs also affect progress towards environmental sustainability in an economy is an issue that is still under debate, although there is increasing evidence that significant opportunities are involved while most of ICTs potential remains untapped.

The ICT sector itself is called upon to demonstrate commitment to reducing its own impact on the environment, in particular in areas such as consumption of energy and natural resources, greenhouse gas emissions and waste production and management.

This roundtable will present examples of how ICT can contribute to the green agenda, in particular via proactive initiatives such as green ICT procurement or ICT based solutions that support sustainable growth.

Q&A

Moderator:
Ahmed Zeddam, Chairman, ITU-T Study Group 5
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]

Speakers:
Karim Lesina, Vice President-European Union, CALA and Trans-Atlantic Relations, AT&T Services
[BIOGRAPHY]
Paolo Nazzaro, Head of Group Sustainability, Telecom Italia
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]
Bernd Kosch, Head of Environmental Technology, Fujitsu
[BIOGRAPHY] [ABSTRACT][PRESENTATION]
Paolo Gemma, Senior Manager, Energy & Infrastructure, Huawei
[BIOGRAPHY]
David Sanders, Director of Energy Efficiency Initiative, GSMA
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]
12:45 - 13:00 Closing of the Forum
Malcolm Johnson, Director, ITU's Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
[BIOGRAPHY]
Luigi Gambardella, Chairman Executive Board ETNO

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Information and Training Session on ITU Methodologies for Assessing the Environmental Impact of ICT
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Thursday, 20 September 2012
14:30 - 14:45 Opening Ceremony
Malcolm Johnson, Director, ITU's Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
[BIOGRAPHY] [SPEECH]
Alice Valvodova, Executive Director of the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI)
[BIOGRAPHY]
14:45 - 16:30 Moderator:

Cristina Bueti, Advisor on ICTs, the Environment and Climate Change, ITU
Overview of ITU-T Study Group 5 "Environment and Climate Change":

Ahmed Zeddam, Chairman ITU-T Study Group 5
[BIOGRAPHY] [ABSTRACT] [PRESENTATION]

ITU-T Recommendations L.1400, L.1410 Methodology for environmental impacts assessment of ICT goods, networks and services:

Jean Manuel Canet, Rapporteur Q18/5 Methodology of environmental impact assessment of ICT
[BIOGRAPHY]

ITU-T Recommendation L.1420 Methodology for environmental impacts assessment of ICT in organizations:

Gilbert Buty, Corporate Standards Manager in Bell Labs (Alcatel-Lucent)
[BIOGRAPHY] [ABSTRACT][PRESENTATION]

Q&A
16:30 - 16:45 Coffee Break
16:45 - 17:30 Moderator:

Alice Valvodova, Executive Director of the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI)
[BIOGRAPHY]

ICT sector guidance to the GHG Protocol:

Gabrielle Giner, programme manager, GeSI
[BIOGRAPHY] [PRESENTATION]
and Tom Okrasinski, Senior Manager, Product Environmental Engineering, GeSI [BIOGRAPHY]

ETSI TS 103 199 Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of ICT equipment, networks and services: General methodology and common requirements:

Beniamino Gorini,Chairman ETSI EE
[BIOGRAPHY] [ABSTRACT] [PRESENTATION]

Q&A
17:30 - 17:45 Closing remarks
Malcolm Johnson, Director, ITU's Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
[BIOGRAPHY] [SPEECH]
Alice Valvodova, Executive Director of the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI)
[BIOGRAPHY]

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2nd Workshop on "Submarine Communications Networks For Climate Monitoring and Disaster Warning"
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Friday, 21 September 2012
09:30 - 10:00 Reporting on the Brainstorming Session
10:00 - 11:30 Roundtable 4 - Legal Challenges and Opportunities
This session will discuss how dual-purpose telecom-marine data cables fit within existing international legal frameworks for submarine cables, marine resources, and marine data collection, including theories of jurisdiction and past coastal-state practice.

This session will also discuss issues with particular deployment scenarios, focusing on the high seas, and ways in which to minimize risk for telecommunication companies installing dual-purpose systems.

Keynote Speech:
Kent Bressie, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
[BIOGRAPHY]

Moderator:
Kent Bressie, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
[BIOGRAPHY]

Panelists:
Andrés J. Figoli, Telefónica
[BIOGRAPHY]
Nkeiru Scotcher, Vrije Universiteit Brussels
Irini Papanicolopulu, University of Milan
Guillaume Le Sourd, Geographic Information Systems Officer, Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, Office of Legal Affairs, UN
[BIOGRAPHY]

Q&A
11:30 - 12:00 Coffee Break
12:00 - 13:00 Next Steps and Wrap-up
This session will wrap up the workshop and identify future next steps.

Moderator:
Rhett Butler, University of Hawaii

Panelists:
David Meldrum, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO-IOC)
Peter Phibbs, Mallins Consultants Ltd.
Kent Bressie, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
[BIOGRAPHY]

Q&A

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2nd Workshop on "Submarine Communications Networks For Climate Monitoring and Disaster Warning"
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Thusday, 20 September 2012
10:00 - 10:30 Opening Ceremony
Malcolm Johnson, Director, ITU's Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
[BIOGRAPHY]
Mitrasen Bhikajee, Deputy Executive Secretary, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO-IOC)
Geoff Love, Director of the Weather and Disaster Risk Reduction Services Department, World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
10:30 - 11:00 Keynote Speech
Bruce Howe, University of Hawaii
[BIOGRAPHY]
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 13:00 Roundtable 1 - Science and Society
This session will identify high-level scientific requirements for dual-purpose submarine telecommunication cables for climate and ocean monitoring as well as disaster warning. The session will establish the link to the societal benefits and raise public awareness.

Keynote Speech
Rhett Butler, University of Hawaii

Moderator:
David Meldrum, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO-IOC)

Panelists:
Geoff Love, Director of the Weather and Disaster Risk Reduction Services Department, World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
John Orcutt, Scripps Institute of Oceanography
Chris Meinig, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Tom Sanford, University of Washington
Stefano Tinti, University of Bologna, Italy
Christopher R. Barnes, University of Victoria, Canada
[BIOGRAPHY]
Douglas Given, Project Chief, U.S. Geological Survey, S. California Earthquake Monitoring, Caltech Seismological Lab
[BIOGRAPHY]

Q&A
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 16:00 Roundtable 2 - Engineering
This session will address the technical feasibility of incorporating selected scientific instruments into submarine telecommunication cables, including sensor integration in optical repeaters and the transfer of data to shore. It will also discuss how standards for the sensors can facilitate this process.

Keynote Speech
Peter Phibbs, Mallins Consultants Ltd.

Moderator:
Peter Phibbs, Mallins Consultants Ltd.

Panelists:
Dave Murphy, Director of Science, Sea-Bird Electronics
[BIOGRAPHY]
Mark Tremblay, Consultant
Masanao Shinohara, Professor, University of Tokyo
[BIOGRAPHY]
Noriyuki Fujiwara, Senior Manager, NEC Corporation
[BIOGRAPHY]
Q&A
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 - 18:00 Roundtable 3 - Business Models
This session will discuss business models for the development of a seafloor real-time climate monitoring system. This session will also tackle, but will not be limited to, issues such as ownership rights, industry benefits and governmental funding.

Keynote Speech
Mark Englund, Managing Director, TE SubCom
[BIOGRAPHY]

Moderator:
Peter Phibbs, Mallins Consultants Ltd.

Panelists:
Motoyoshi Tokioka, NEC Corporation
[BIOGRAPHY]
Michael Costin, Director and Executive Committee Member of ICPC (International Cable Protection Committee)
[BIOGRAPHY]
Norma Spruce, Director Marketing Communications, Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks, Alcalent Lucent
[BIOGRAPHY]
Q&A
Brainstorming session over dinner