ITU-T is hosting a Workshop and Demonstration of Advances in ICT Standards for Public Warning in collaboration with the OASIS (Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards) at the ITU headquarters in Geneva, 19-20 October 2006.
The specific objectives for the Workshop and Demonstration are:
- To review progress concerning public warning since 2003, including the Tampere Convention.
- To demonstrate the availability and effectiveness of interoperable technologies based on the OASIS Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) content standard which is applicable to all alerts and notifications in disasters and emergency situations.
- To identify existing standardization gaps, including authorization and authentication of public warnings and the attendant implications for public policy.
- To prepare an action list for filling gaps and promoting public warning standardization, and identify key players that could collaborate in such work.
ITU-T Workshops and Seminars