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Events in the Americas region

Month Dates Theme Nature Town Country  Title of the Event & more information ITU Contact for contents Institution

Meeting (Mt) Seminar (Sem) Workshop (Wor) Congress/Forum (C/F)
Jan 29-30 - Mt  San Salvador, El Salvador CXXXV Reunión Ordinaria de la Junta Directiva de COMTELCA   COMTELCA
Feb 2-6 - C/F  Port of Spain, Trinidad&Tobago CTU's 25th Anniversary ICT Week Celebration   CTU
Feb 9-11 - Wor  St. John's, Antigua People with Disabilities and ICTs
CTO
Feb 23-27 Radiofrequency Mt  Medellin, Colombia XXV Meeting of PCC.II   CITEL
Feb 25 Radiofrequency Sem  Medellin, Colombia Seminar  IMT towards 2020 and beyond   ITU/CITEL
Feb 25-27 Capacity Building Mt  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1st Meeting of CoE (Centres of Excellence) Steering Committee for the Americas Region Ana Veneroso
(ana.veneroso@itu.int )
ITU AMS
Mar 16-17 - Mt  Washington DC, USA XXX Meeting of COM/CITEL   CITEL
Mar 23 March
- 2 April
Radiofrequency C/F  Geneva, Switzerland Conference Preparatory Meeting for WRC-15   ITU
April 8-9 Indicators Wor Bridgetown, Barbados Regional Training Workshop on ITU ICT Indicators Sylvester Cadette
(Sylvester Cadette@itu.int)
ITU AMS
Apr 13–24 Development Mt  Geneva, Switzerland ITU-D Study Group 1 Rapporteur Group meetings   ITU
Apr 21-24 Economics C/F Nassau, Bahamas Regional Economic and Financial Forum LAC and ITU-T SG3RG-LAC Vera Zanetti
(vera.zanetti@itu.int)
ITU AMS
April 23 -   All Americas International Girls in ICT Day Ana Veneroso
(ana.veneroso@itu.int )
ITU AMS
Apr 27 April
– 8 May
Development Mt  Geneva, Switzerland ITU-D Study Group 2 Rapporteur Group and Working Party 1/2 meetings   ITU
Apr 27 Development Mt  Geneva, Switzerland TDAG correspondence group   ITU
Apr 28-30 Development Mt  Geneva, Switzerland TDAG 2015   ITU
Apr 28-30 Regulation Wor  Paramaribo, Suriname ITU/TAS Number Portability Workshop Cleveland Thomas (cleveland.thomas@itu.int ) ITU AMS
May 12-22 - Mt  Geneva, Switzerland ITU Council 2015   ITU
May 17 -    Geneva, Switzerland ITU's 150th Anniversary   ITU
May 25-29 Infrastructure Sem  Campinas, Brazil Training on Conformance and Interoperability for AMS region Vera Zanetti
(vera.zanetti@itu.int)
ITU AMS
May 25 Emergency Communications Wor  Cusco, Peru Joint Workshop CITEL-ITU on Emergency Telecommunications Rodrigo Robles (rodrigo.robles@itu.int ) ITU/CITEL
May 26-29 - Mt  Cusco, Peru XXVI Meeting of PCC.I/ CITEL   CITEL
Jun 9-11 Regulation C/F  Libreville, Gabon Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR) 2015   ITU
Jul 14-16 Radiofrequency Sem  Cancun, Mexico ITU Seminar on optimization and efficient use of spectrum Randall Treviño (randall.trevino@itu.int ) ITU AMS
Jul 21-24 Capacity Building C/F  San José, Costa Rica Global ICT Forum Human Capacity Development   ITU
Jul TBD Radiofrequency Sem Nicaragua Guidelines on the policy and economic aspects of the assignement and use of the radio-frequency spectrum Rodrigo Robles (rodrigo.robles@itu.int ) ITU AMS
Aug 3-4 Internet Governance Wor Mexico Regional Workshop on Internet Governance Sergio Scarabino (sergio.scarabino@itu.int ) ITU AMS
Aug 17-21 Radiofrequency Mt  Ottawa, Canada XXVI Meeting of PCC.II
CITEL
Aug TBD Connectivity Sem Panama, Panama IXP for the Americas Region Pablo Palacios (pablo.palacios@itu.int ) ITU AMS
Aug TBD Cybersecurity Wor Panama, Panama Cybersecurity Event on Pablo Palacios (pablo.palacios@itu.int ) ITU AMS
Aug TBD Accessibility Sem Colombia 2nd Accessible Americas: Information and Communication for ALL Vera Zanetti
(vera.zanetti@itu.int)
ITU AMS
Sep TBD Infrastructure Wor TBD Workshop for Establishing Common C&I regime and Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRAs) for C.A. countries Miguel Alcaine (miguel.alcaine@itu.int) ITU AMS
Sep 7-11 Development Mt  Geneva, Switzerland 2nd Meeting of ITU-D Study Group 2 (2014-2018 study period)   ITU
Sep 14-18 Development Mt  Geneva, Switzerland 2nd Meeting of ITU-D Study Group 1 (2014-2018 study period)   ITU
Oct 5-9 - Mt TBD XXVII Meeting of PCC.I   CITEL
Oct TBD ICT Applications C/F TBD Forum on Development of ICT Applications Rodrigo Robles (rodrigo.robles@itu.int ) ITU AMS
Oct 12-15 - C/F  Budapest Hungary ITU TELECOM WORLD 2015   ITU
Oct TBD Cybersecurity C/F Quito, Ecuador South America and  the Cybersecurity Development Pablo Palacios (pablo.palacios@itu.int ) ITU AMS
Oct 26-29 - C/F  São Paulo, Brazil Futurecom 2015   Brazil
Oct 26-30 Radiofrequency C/F  Geneva, Switzerland Radiocommunication Assembly   ITU
Oct TBD Development Mt TBD Regional Development Forum (RDF) 2015 Bruno Ramos
(bruno.ramos@itu.int)
ITU AMS
Nov 2-27 Radiofrequency C/F  Geneva, Switzerland WRC 2015   ITU
Nov 10-13 Internet Governance Mt João Pessoa, Brazil The Tenth Annual IGF Meeting ” “Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development”
IGF
Nov 30 Nov
- 2 Dec
Indicators C/F Japan World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS)   ITU
Nov TBD
Wor Buenos Aires, Argentina Workshop Inclusion of Argentinian Academia to ITU Work Pablo Palacios (pablo.palacios@itu.int ) ITU AMS
Dec 7-8 - Mt TBD XXXI Meeting of COM/CITEL   CITEL
Month Dates Theme Nature Town, Country "Title of the Event & more information ITU Contact for contents

Seminar (Sem) Workshop (Wor) Congress/Forum (C/F)
JANUARY            
FEBRUARY 24-27 STATISTICS AND INDICATORS Wor Gros Islet, Saint Lucia Regional Training/ Workshop on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Indicators Sylvester Cadette
(Sylvester Cadette@itu.int)
MARCH 11-14 REGULATORY AND MARKET ENVIRONMENT Sem San Jose, Costa Rica Regional Seminar on the Economic and Financial aspects of Telecommunications/ICTs for the LAC region preceding the Meeting of Study Group 3 Regional Group for Latin America (SG3RG-LAC) Carmen Prado (carmen.prado@itu.int )
MARCH 11 CLIMATE CHANGE C/F Montevideo, Uruguay ITU/UNESCO/Government of Uruguay: Forum on Smart Sustainable Cities Cristina Bueti (Cristina.bueti@itu.int) and Pablo Palacios (pablo.palacios@itu.int )
MARCH 12 CLIMATE CHANGE C/F Montevideo, Uruguay Forum on Environmentally Sound Management Cristina Bueti (Cristina.bueti@itu.int ) and Pablo Palacios (pablo.palacios@itu.int)
MARCH 13 CLIMATE CHANGE C/F Montevideo, Uruguay Forum on Smart Water Management (afternoon) Cristina Bueti (Cristina.bueti@itu.int ) and Pablo Palacios (pablo.palacios@itu.int)
MARCH 13 CLIMATE CHANGE C/F Montevideo, Uruguay Forum on Human Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs) in Latin America (morning) Cristina Bueti (Cristina.bueti@itu.int ) and Pablo Palacios (pablo.palacios@itu.int)
MARCH 14 CLIMATE CHANGE C/F Montevideo, Uruguay Forum on Saving the Planet through ICT: The Role of Academia (morning) Cristina Bueti (Cristina.bueti@itu.int ) and Pablo Palacios (pablo.palacios@itu.int)
APRIL 22-24
REGULATORY AND MARKET ENVIRONMENT
C/F Dominica Workshop on Dispute Resolution and Competition Law
Cleveland Thomas (cleveland.thomas@itu.int )

23 DIGITAL INCLUSION OF PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS TBD Brazil Girls and ICT Celebration  
JUNE 23-25 ICT APPLICATION AND CYBERSECURITY Wor Lima. Peru ITU – IMPACT workshop/training on Cyber Drill Pablo Palacios (pablo.palacios@itu.int )
JULY 7-10 REGULATORY AND MARKET ENVIRONMENT Wor St Kitts and Nevis Workshop on Expert Level Training on Effective Price Regulation for Broadband Cleveland Thomas (cleveland.thomas@itu.int )
AUGUST 4 TECHNOLOGY AND NETWORK DEVELOPMENT C/F Paraguay 1st. Americas Regional Connectivity Forum Sergio Scarabino (sergio.scarabino@itu.int )

19 TECHNOLOGY AND NETWORK DEVELOPMENT C/F Panama Regional Forum for AMS Region: IMT Systems - Technology, Evolution and Implementation Randall Treviño (randall.trevino@itu.int )
SEPTEMBER 4 TECHNOLOGY AND NETWORK DEVELOPMENT C/F Dominican Republic ITU Forum on "EMF - What does it really mean?" Cristina Bueti (cristina.bueti@itu.int )
and Rodrigo Robles (rodrigo.robles@itu.int )
SEPTEMBER 8-10 ICT APPLICATION AND CYBERSECURITY Wor Bolivia (TBC) ITU-IMPACT Workshop/training on Cyber Drill Pablo Palacios (pablo.palacios@itu.int )
OCTOBER 13-15 DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES AND NETWORKS C/F Quito, Ecuador VII International Congress on ICT and Telecommunication Ana Veneroso (ana.veneroso@itu.int )
NOVEMBER 12-14 DIGITAL INCLUSION OF PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS Sem Sao Paulo, Brazil Accessible Americas: Information and Communication for ALL Vera Zanetti (vera.zanetti@itu.int)

17-22 ENABLE ENVIRONMENT AND MARKET Wor Chile Training workshop on economic regulation strategies to be delivered for Spanish speaking countries Sergio Scarabino (sergio.scarabino@itu.int )
DECEMBER 1 TECHNOLOGY AND NETWORK DEVELOPMENT
Dominican Republic
Regional Connectivity Forum for the Caribbean and Central America
Miguel Alcaine (miguel.alcaine@itu.int)

 2-4 CONFORMANCE AND INTEROPERABILITY  Wor Trinidad and Tobago  Workshop - Conformity and Interoperability assessment study for Caribbean Region, Trinidad and Tobago, December 2-4, 2014 Mr. Cleveland Thomas
cleveland.thomas@itu.int

8 DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES AND NETWORKS Wor Antigua and Barbuda Regional Youth ICT Innovations training workshop Sylvester Cadette
(Sylvester Cadette@itu.int)
Month Dates Theme Title of the Event & more information ITU Contact for contents
FEBRUARY 24/Feb- 04/Apr REGULATORY AND MARKET ENVIRONMENT Project management, development and evaluation (Module 1 of the Post Graduate Programme in Strategic Telecommunication Management (GET 2014/2015) Ana Veneroso (ana.veneroso@itu.int )
MARCH 10/Mar - 11/Apr REGULATORY AND MARKET ENVIRONMENT 4th Generation Network Technologies Ana Veneroso (ana.veneroso@itu.int )
MARCH 31/03 - 09/May ENABLE ENVIRONMENT AND MARKET Regulation in the Telecommunication Sector (Module 8 of the Post Graduate Programme in Strategic Telecommunication Management (GET 2013/2014) Ana Veneroso (ana.veneroso@itu.int )
APRIL 07/Apr - 09/May CAPACITY BUILDING Telecommunications for non Technicians. Telecomunicaciones para no técnicos Ana Veneroso (ana.veneroso@itu.int )
APRIL 07/Apr - 10/May DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES AND NETWORKS Radio Spectrum Management: using new generation tools Ana Veneroso (ana.veneroso@itu.int )
APRIL 14/Apr - 06/Jun DIGITAL INCLUSION OF PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS Project Management for Indigenous People (Module 1) Vera Zanetti
(vera.zanetti@itu.int )
APRIL 14/Apr - 23/May ENABLE ENVIRONMENT AND MARKET Negotiation strategies in the Telecommunication Sector: Module 2 of the Post Graduate Programme in Strategic telecommunication Management (GET 2014/2015) Ana Veneroso (ana.veneroso@itu.int )
APRIL 14/Apr - 09/May DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES AND NETWORKS IPTV-OTT fundamentals and current scenario Ana Veneroso (ana.veneroso@itu.int )
APRIL 21/Apr - 16/May ENABLE ENVIRONMENT AND MARKET Risk Management in ICT Project. Ana Veneroso (ana.veneroso@itu.int )
MAY 05 - 30 ENABLE ENVIRONMENT AND MARKET Balance scorecard (BSC) for telecommunications companies. Ana Veneroso (ana.veneroso@itu.int )
MAY 12-16 DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES AND NETWORKS Training Course on Conformance and Interoperability (C&I) Testing – mobile terminals – Spanish. Vera Zanetti
(vera.zanetti@itu.int )
MAY 12/May - 06/June DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES AND NETWORKS Basic course on Long Term Evolution (LTE) Ana Veneroso (ana.veneroso@itu.int )
MAY 19/May - 20/June DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES AND NETWORKS Design and implementation of 4th Generation Technologies. Ana Veneroso (ana.veneroso@itu.int )
MAY 19/May - 26/June ENABLE ENVIRONMENT AND MARKET Costume Care and Marketing in the Telecommunication Sector: Module 9 of the Post Graduate Programme in Strategic Telecommunication Management (GET 2013/2014) Ana Veneroso (ana.veneroso@itu.int )
JUNE 02/June - 11/July DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES AND NETWORKS Fibre to the home Network (FTTH). Ana Veneroso (ana.veneroso@itu.int )
JUNE 09/June - 18//July DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES AND NETWORKS Advantages and Opportunities of the new techonologies: Module 3 of the Postgraduate programme in Strategic telecommunication Management (GET 2014/2015) Ana Veneroso (ana.veneroso@itu.int )
JUNE 09/June - 04/July ENABLE ENVIRONMENT AND MARKET Development and Marketing Strategies of Mobile Application. Ana Veneroso (ana.veneroso@itu.int )
JUNE 16/Jun - 08/Jul DIGITAL INCLUSION OF PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS Project Management for Indigenous People: Management and Implementation (Module 2) Vera Zanetti
(vera.zanetti@itu.int )
JUNE 23/June - 25/July ENABLE ENVIRONMENT AND MARKET Economic Valuation of the Radioelectric Spectrum Ana Veneroso (ana.veneroso@itu.int )
JUNE 23/June - 18/July DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES AND NETWORKS Advanced course on LTE (Long Term Evolution) Ana Veneroso (ana.veneroso@itu.int )
JULY TBD DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES AND NETWORKS Regional Forum for AMS Region: IMT Systems - Technology, Evolution and Implementation (in close collaboration of AHCIET) Sergio Scarabino (sergio.scarabino@itu.int )
JULY 28/July - 05/Sept ENABLE ENVIRONMENT AND MARKET E-business: Module 4 of the Post Graduate Programme in Strategic Telecommunication Management (GET 2014/2015) Ana Veneroso (ana.veneroso@itu.int )
JULY 28/July - 05/Aug DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES AND NETWORKS Digital Broadcasting Ana Veneroso (ana.veneroso@itu.int )
AUGUST 04/aug - 26/Sept DIGITAL INCLUSION OF PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS Project Management for Indigenous People: Evaluation and follow up (Module 3) Vera Zanetti (vera.zanetti@itu.int)
AUGUST 18/Aug - 05/Sept ENABLE ENVIRONMENT AND MARKET Regulation of Convergence Telecommunication Services based on analysis of relevant market and definiotion of dominant positions. Ana Veneroso (ana.veneroso@itu.int )
SEPTEMBER 22/Spt - 31/Oct DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES AND NETWORKS New Generation Network: management point of view: Modulo 4 of the Post Graduate Programme in Strategic Telecommunication Management (GET 2014/2015) Ana Veneroso (ana.veneroso@itu.int )
Month Dates Theme Nature Town, Country "Title of the Event & more information ITU Contact for contents

Seminar (Sem) Workshop (Wor) Congress/Forum (C/F) Course (Cou)
JUNE 24-28  CONFORMANCE &
INTEROPERABILITY
 Cou  Campinas,
Brazil
  ITU Training Course on Conformance and Interoperability Testing  Vera Zanetti
(vera.zanetti@itu.int)
AUGUST 12-13 e-APPLICATIONS  C/F Tegucigalpa, Honduras Inclusión financiera, banca móvil y seguridad Miguel Alcaine
(miguel.alcaine@itu.int)
Rodrigo Robles
(rodrigo.robles@itu.int)
AUGUST 26-28 CYBERSECURITY Sem Montevideo, Uruguay Applied Learning for Emergency Response T?eams Pablo Ochoa (pablo.ochoa@itu.int )