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Programme

ITU Workshop on "Building a Sustainable Future Through Green ICT Standards"
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 15-16 (morning) July 2013

Contact: tsbworkshops@itu.int

Day 1 - Monday, 15 july 2013


08:30 - 09:30

Registration

​09:30 - 10:30

Opening Ceremony
 

Welcome and Keynote Remarks

  

Keynote Speech

  

​10:30 - 11:30

Session 1: Introduction to ITU-T Study Group 5 and the Regional Group of SG5

This session will provide an overview of the activities carried out within the ITU-T Study Group 5 and the Regional Group of ITU-T Study Group 5.

Moderator: Hiroshi Ota, ITU [ Biography ]

Speakers:

11:30 - 12:00​

Coffee Break

​12:00 - 13:00

Session 2: The role of ICT in tackling climate change issues in Africa

This session will address the role of ICT in tackling climate change issues faced by countries in the African Region.

Moderator: Ahmed Zeddam, Chairman of ITU-T Study Group 5 [ Biography ]

Speakers:

Q&A

​13:00 - 14:30

Lunch

​14:30 - 15:30

Session 3: Green ICT opportunity

ICTs make a proven contribution to a sustainable and inclusive future.  This session will focus on the ICT sector contribution to the creation of a sustainable low carbon economy; exploring socio, economic and environmental opportunities.  It will also provide an overview of low carbon solutions (cloud computing, broadband applications, green data centers) which aim at enhancing environmental sustainability.

Moderator: Peter Ulanga, Vice-Chairman of ITU-T Study Group 5 Regional Group for Africa [ Biography

Speakers

​15:30 - 16:00

​Coffee Break

​16:00- 17:00

Session 4: E-waste: Challenges and Opportunities in Africa

The ICT sector is aware of the negative social, economic and environmental consequences, which can derive from a mismanagement of electronic waste.  This session will provide an overview of successful experiences and it will also aim at exploring new cooperative ways to globally tackle this issue.

Moderator: Guy-Michel Kouakou, Chairman of ITU-T Study Group 5 Regional Group for Africa [ Biography ]

Speakers:

Day 2 - tuesday (morning), 16 july 2013


09:30 - 11:00

Session 5: Discussion Panel: Priorities for SG 5 Regional Group

This session will identify priorities for ITU-T Study Group 5 Regional Group

Moderator: Guy-Michel Kouakou, Chairman of ITU-T Study Group 5 Regional Group for Africa [ Biography ]

​11:00 - 11:30

Coffee Break

​11:30 - 12:30

Session 6: Training on Green ICT Standards

This session is a technical tutorial on relevant ITU-T Recommendations related to ICTs, Environment and Climate Change

Moderator: Hiroshi Ota, ITU [ Biography ]

Speakers:

​12:30 - 14:00

Lunch