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ITU Regional Radiocommunication Seminar for Americas 2013 (RRS-13-Americas)

The ITU Radiocommunication Bureau intends to perform a yearly cycle of Regio​nal Radiocommunication Seminars, to be held on the different regions worldwide, which will deal with the use of the radio-frequency spectrum and the satellite orbits, and, in particular, with the appl​ication of the provisions of the ITU Radio Regulations. The main advantages of the regional seminars are:

In that regard, and responding to the kind invitation of the Comisión Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (CONATEL) of Paraguay, the ITU Regional Radiocommunication Seminar 2013 for Americas (RRS-13-Americas) will be held in Asunción, Paraguay, from 8 to 12 July 2013.

RRS13-Americas will be held in the following structure:

The presentations and discussions during the Seminar will be held in Spanish or English with interpretation in these two languages¹.

Member States, ITU-R Sector Members, Associates and Academia of the Americas (Region A) are invited to attend the Seminar. Attendance to the Seminar is free of charge for any representative of ITU Member States, ITU-R Sector Members, Associate Members and Academia, previously registered.

Registration for this event will be carried out exclusively online, through the respective Designated Focal Point (DFP). Registration will begin on 15 May 2013. Advance registration of all participants is strongly advised; unannounced participants will face further delays at the on-site registration desks.

Seminar will be conducted in a “paperless” environment, i.e. seminar proceedings will be available on the website. Given the amount of the expected practical work during the workshops, participants are required to bring their laptop, performing the set of minimal specifications.

To further detailed information please click on the pertinent file of the "Information" rubric.

¹ Although no interpretation will be provided during the Terrestrial and Space workshops, for each workshop some of ITU tutors will speak Spanish and English.