Yangon City, Republic of Union of Myanmar, 25-27 November 2013
A Joint ITU-UNIDO Forum on “Sustainable Conformity Assessment for Asia-Pacific Region” will take place at MiCasa Hotel, Yangon, from 25 to 27 November 2013 at the kind invitation of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Republic of the Union of Myanmar. This Forum is also supported by the Myanmar Scientific and Technological Research Department.
The Forum will be followed by the ITU Regional Workshop on "Bridging the Standardization Gap" from 28 to 29 November 2013 at the same venue.
The joint ITU-UNIDO Forum on “Sustainable Conformity Assessment for Asia-Pacific Region” will discuss policies and implementation strategies on how to establish standardization and conformity assessment infrastructure in developing economies, especially in specific industry sectors such as the telecommunications and information technology sectors. This workshop will cover standardization policies at global, regional and national levels, the current global trend of harmonization and mutual recognition in conformity assessment practices. The focus of this workshop is to discuss as to how the underlying synergies be applied using well-established standardization, regulation and mutual recognition in countries in Asia-Pacific region through enhanced cooperation amongst ITU, UNIDO and national entities in the region.
ITU Member States, national standards bodies, ICT regulators, ICT companies, ICT research organizations, ICT service providers and academia.