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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)
01 Jan 29-30 - Mt  San Salvador, El Salvador CXXXV Reunión Ordinaria de la Junta Directiva de COMTELCA   COMTELCA
02 Feb 2-6 - C/F  Port of Spain, Trinidad&Tobago CTU's 25th Anniversary ICT Week Celebration   CTU
03 Feb 9-11 - Wor  St. John's, Antigua People with Disabilities and ICTs
CTO
04 Feb 23-27 Radiofrequency Mt  Medellin, Colombia XXV Meeting of PCC.II   CITEL
05 Feb 25 Radiofrequency Sem  Medellin, Colombia Seminar  IMT towards 2020 and beyond   ITU/CITEL
06 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
07 Mar 16-17 - Mt  Washington DC, USA XXX Meeting of COM/CITEL   CITEL
08 Mar 23 March
- 2 April
Radiofrequency C/F  Geneva, Switzerland Conference Preparatory Meeting for WRC-15   ITU
09 April 8-9 Indicators Wor Bridgetown, Barbados Regional Training Workshop on ITU ICT Indicators Sylvester Cadette
(Sylvester Cadette@itu.int)
ITU AMS
10 Apr 13–24 Development Mt  Geneva, Switzerland ITU-D Study Group 1 Rapporteur Group meetings   ITU
11 Apr 21-24 Economics C/F Nassau, Bahamas Regional Economic and Financial Forum LAC and ITU-T SG3RG-LAC Rodrigo Robles
(rodrigo.robles@itu.int)
ITU AMS
12 April 23 -   All Americas International Girls in ICT Day Ana Veneroso
(ana.veneroso@itu.int )
ITU AMS
13 Apr 27 April
– 8 May
Development Mt  Geneva, Switzerland ITU-D Study Group 2 Rapporteur Group and Working Party 1/2 meetings   ITU
14 Apr 27 Development Mt  Geneva, Switzerland TDAG correspondence group   ITU
15 Apr 28-30 Development Mt  Geneva, Switzerland TDAG 2015   ITU
16 Apr 28-30 Regulation Wor  Paramaribo, Suriname ITU/TAS Number Portability Workshop Cleveland Thomas
(cleveland.thomas@itu.int )
ITU AMS
17 May 12-22 - Mt  Geneva, Switzerland ITU Council 2015   ITU
18 May 17 -    Geneva, Switzerland ITU's 150th Anniversary   ITU
19 May 25 Emergency Communications Wor  Cusco, Peru Joint Workshop CITEL-ITU on Emergency Telecommunications Rodrigo Robles
(rodrigo.robles@itu.int )
ITU/CITEL
20 May 26-29 - Mt  Cusco, Peru XXVI Meeting of PCC.I/ CITEL   CITEL
21 Jun 8-12 Infrastructure Sem  Campinas, Brazil Training on Conformance and Interoperability for AMS region Vera Zanetti
(vera.zanetti@itu.int)
ITU AMS
22 Jun 9-11 Regulation C/F  Libreville, Gabon Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR) 2015   ITU
23 Jul 13 Radiofrequency Sem  Cancun, Mexico Regional Forum on Optimization and Efficient Use of Spectrum Randall Treviño
(randall.trevino@itu.int )
ITU AMS
24 Jul 14 - C/F Cancun, Mexico Regional Development Forum Sergio Scarabino
(sergio.scarabino@itu.int)
ITU AMS
25 Jul 15 - C/F Cancun, Mexico Congreso Latinoamericano de Telecomunicaciones   AHCIET
26 Jul 16 - Wor Cancun, Mexico Workshop, GSMA LA
GSMA
27 Jul 27-31 Radiofrequency Sem San Salvador,  El Salvador ITU Regional Radiocommunication Seminar 2015 for Americas (RRS-15-Americas) Joaquín Restrepo
(joaquin.restrepo@itu.int)
ITU-R
28 Aug 3-6 Cybersecurity Wor Bogotá, Colombia Regional Forum on Cyber security and Third Cyberdrill Applied Learning for Emergency Response Team for the America Region Pablo Palacios
(pablo.palacios@itu.int )
ITU AMS
29 Aug 17-21 Radiofrequency Mt  Ottawa, Canada XXVI Meeting of PCC.II
CITEL
30 Aug 31-3 sep Economics Wor Managua, Nicaragua Capacitación de Nivel Avanzado sobre modelización de costos y fijación de precios para América Latina Rodrigo Robles
(rodrigo.robles@itu.int )
ITU AMS
31 Sep 4 Economics Wor Managua, Nicaragua Directrices sobre política y aspectos económicos de la asignación y uso del espectro radioeléctrico Rodrigo Robles
(rodrigo.robles@itu.int )
ITU AMS
32 Sep 10-11 Connectivity Sem Panama, Panama Tercer Foro Regional sobre Interconectividad, Ciberseguridad e IPV6 Pablo Palacios
(pablo.palacios@itu.int )
ITU AMS
33 Sep 7-11 Development Mt  Geneva, Switzerland 2nd Meeting of ITU-D Study Group 2 (2014-2018 study period)   ITU
34 Sep 14-18 Development Mt  Geneva, Switzerland 2nd Meeting of ITU-D Study Group 1 (2014-2018 study period)   ITU
35 Sep 21 Development C/F Washington DC USA ITU Regional Standardization Forum (RSF) for the Americas
ITU
36 Sep 22-25 - Mt Washington DC USA XXVII Meeting of PCC.I   CITEL
37 Oct 12-15 - C/F  Budapest Hungary ITU TELECOM WORLD 2015   ITU
38 Oct 26 Infrastructure C/F São Paulo, Brazil Regional Workshop on Strategic Broadband Infrastructure for Development for the Americas (within the Futurecom event) Rodrigo Robles
(rodrigo.robles@itu.int )
ITU AMS
39 Oct 26-29 - C/F São Paulo, Brazil Futurecom 2015 (ITU stand)   Brazil
40 Oct 26-30 Radiofrequency C/F  Geneva, Switzerland Radiocommunication Assembly   ITU
41 Nov 2-27 Radiofrequency C/F  Geneva, Switzerland WRC 2015   ITU
42 Nov 4-6 Accessibility Sem Colombia 2nd Accessible Americas: Information and Communication for ALL Vera Zanetti
(vera.zanetti@itu.int)
ITU AMS
43 Nov 10-12 Infrastructure Wor Managua, Nicaragua Workshop for Establishing Common C&I regime and Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRAs) for C.A. countries Miguel Alcaine
(miguel.alcaine@itu.int)
ITU AMS
44 Nov 10-13 Internet Governance Mt João Pessoa, Brazil The Tenth Annual IGF Meeting ” “Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development”
IGF
45 Nov 30 Nov
- 2 Dec
Indicators C/F Japan World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS)   ITU
46 Nov TBD
Wor Buenos Aires, Argentina Workshop Inclusion of Argentinian Academia to ITU Work Pablo Palacios
(pablo.palacios@itu.int )
ITU AMS
47 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 )