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 ITU Regional Workshop on Bridging the Standardization Gap and Interactive Training Session
 Nadi, Fiji, 4-6 July 2011 Contact: tsbworkshops@itu.int

Programme

Day 1, Monday, 4 July 2011

Workshop on Bridging the Standardization Gap

The workshop is designed to provide concrete advice and best practices on participation by developing countries in global standards development and building nation standards readiness. It will also examine standards work on key new technologies.

09:30 - 10:00 Opening Ceremony

Welcome Address
  • Ivan Fong, President, PITA
  • Cha-Sik Leem, Director General, Korea Communications Commission
    [ BIOGRAPHY ]
Opening Remarks
  • Arthur Levin, Chief, Operations and Planning Dept, TSB, ITU
    [ BIOGRAPHY | SPEECH ]
Opening Address
  • Honourable Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, Attorney General and Minister For Justice, Anti-Corruption, Public Enterprises, Communications, Civil Aviation, Tourism, Industry And Trade, Fiji
    [ BIOGRAPHY ]
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (including Photo session)
10:30 - 12:00 Session 1: Challenges in Bridging the Standardization Gap

This session will define what the standardization gap is and address challenges in closing the standardization gap. The session will also introduce regional and international endeavors to bridge the standardization gap.

Chairperson:

Speakers:
  • Challenges in Bridging the Standardization Gap: A Fijian Perspective: Ronald Box, Chief Executive Officer, Telecommunications Authority of Fiji
    [ ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
  • Bridging the Standardization Gap: Vijay Mauree, Programme Coordinator, TSB, ITU
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
  • APT in regional harmonization of wireless: Cristian Gomez, Head Validation Group, BR, ITU
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
  • Regulator's Challenges in ICT Standardization Process in Papua New Guinea (Papua New Guinea): Gibson Tito, Principal Engineer, Radio Standards, National Information and Communications Technology Authority (NICTA)
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION]
  • TTA's activities on bridging standardization gap: Jongbong Park, Director, TTA
    [ BIOGRAPHY | PRESENTATION ]
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:30 Session 2: ICT Standardization Challenges and Best Practices in the region

This session will address the challenges of ICT standardization in the region and present the standardization capability of countries in the region on the National Standards Capability Scale. The session will also consider strategies that promote standards in the region.

Chairperson: Arthur Levin, Chief, Operations and Planning Dept, TSB, ITU [ BIOGRAPHY ]

Speakers:
  • Setting up a Standards Management Process at National Level: Gary Fishman, Former ITU-T TSAG Chairman
    [ BIOGRAPHY | PRESENTATION ]
  • Study on National Standards Capability: Vijay Mauree, Programme Coordinator, TSB, ITU
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
  • Conformity Assessment Activities in Korea: Woo Huk Choi, Director, Korea Communications Commission
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
  • Legislative endorsement of technical standards, monitoring and compliance: Cristian Gomez, Head Validation Group, BR, ITU
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
  • Standardization Roadmap in Korea: Duck Joong Jeon, Manager, TTA
    [ BIOGRAPHY | PRESENTATION ]
15:30 - 15:50 Coffee Break
15:50 - 17:20 Session 3 : Hot Standardization Topics

The session will present some of the latest standardization topics in ITU-T and how developing countries can contribute in this process.

Chairperson: Gary Fishman, Former ITU-T TSAG Chairman [ BIOGRAPHY | PRESENTATION ]

Speakers:
  • ICTs, ITU and Climate change, Arthur Levin, Chief, Operations and Planning Dept, TSB, ITU
    [ BIOGRAPHY | PRESENTATION ]
  • 4G Development and spectrum issues: Kyu Jin Wee, Senior Advisor to KCC, Korea Communications Commission
    [ BIOGRAPHY | PRESENTATION ]
  • Digital dividend from broadcasting and mobile perspectives: Cristian Gomez, Head Validation Group, BR, ITU
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
  • Technology Watch and Standardization: Vijay Mauree, Programme Coordinator, TSB, ITU
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT| PRESENTATION ]
17:20 - 17:45 Session 4: How ITU-T Works

The session will present the structure, meeting procedures and decision-making used in ITU-T
18:00 - 20:00 Welcome Reception hosted by:

  
Day 2, Tuesday, 5 July 2011
09:00 - 10:15 Session 5: Implementation of Standards 1 (Sustainable ICT Development)

The session will share the experiences and the know-how of implementing and launching ICT services. The session will also provide a good opportunity for Asia Pacific countries to find out best solutions for the services through in-depth discussion and sharing experiences and expertise.

Chairperson: Jongbong Park, Director, TTA [ BIOGRAPHY ]

Speakers:
  • • Information and Network Security: Philip Victor, Director, Centre for Policy & International Cooperation and Mohammad, Shahbaz Khan, Operations Manager, Global Response Centre, International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT) (via remote participation)
    [ PRESENTATION ]
  • Benefits of Social Media and Smartphone Applications: Yoshikazu Ikeda, Otani University, Japan
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT ]
  • Emergency Communication and Disaster Management: Yong Sam Hong, Lead System Architect and Engineering Director, Motorola Solutions
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
  • Spectrum planning at national level and adoption of the table of allocations to permit the subsequent implementation of technical standards: Cristian Gomez, Head Validation Group, BR, ITU
    [ BIOGRAPHY | ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION ]
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 12:00 Session 6 : Implementation of Standards 2 (Broadband Technologies)

The session will share the experiences and the know-how of implementing and launching ICT services. The session will also provide a good opportunity for Asia Pacific countries to find out best solutions for the services through in-depth discussion and sharing experiences and expertise.

Chairperson: Ivan Fong, President, PITA

Speakers:
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:30 Session 7: Implementation of Standards 3 (Mobile Communication Technologies)

The session will share the experiences and the know-how of implementing and launching ICT services. The session will also provide a good opportunity for Asia Pacific countries to find out best solutions for the services through in-depth discussion and sharing experiences and expertise.

Chairperson: Vijay Mauree, TSB, ITU [ BIOGRAPHY ]

Speakers:
14:30 - 14:45 Coffee Break
14:45 - 15:20 Workshop Closing Session

Interactive Training Session

The goal of the simulated Study Group meeting is to provide the most realistic, hands-on experience that simulates the preparation, management, participation and reporting of an actual international meeting. The participants will learn how a meeting operates, and how to use the tools and techniques available for participants and chairmen. The simulated study group meeting will continue with Working Parties meeting in parallel, reporting to a Closing Plenary and finalizing the results for the full Study Group.

Trainer: Gary Fishman, Former TSAG/ITU Chairman [ BIOGRAPHY ]

 

Download documents for the Interactive Training Session: [ Contributions | TDs | Template for Contributions | Template for TDs ]

15:20 - 16:45 Introduction to the Interactive Training Session: Effective participation in international standardization meetings
[ ABSTRACT | PRESENTATION 1 - Effective Participation in International Standards Meetings ]
[ PRESENTATION 2 - Introduction to the Interactive Training Session: Preparation for a Simulated International Standards Meeting ]

The session will provide an overview of international standardization (organizations, preparation, participation, management, etc), how to prepare good input contributions and output reports and training in concrete measures for developing countries to participate effectively in ITU-T. The session will introduce the interactive training session and begin the simulated international meeting which will be continued on 6 July. Participants of the Interactive Training Session should note that their participation WILL BEGIN with this session and that it will continue on 6 July.
16:45 - 17:30 Opening Plenary

The simulated study group meeting will begin with an Opening Plenary, including establishment of the agenda and work plan for the remainder of the Interactive Training Session.

Day 3, Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Interactive Training Session

10:45 - 12:30 Simulated Study Group Meeting: Working Parties
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 Simulated Study Group Meeting : Working Parties
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:30 Closing Plenary
   
   

 

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