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RCC Regional Preparatory Meeting for the World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA-12)
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 3-4(am) April 2012 Contact: tsbworkshops@itu.int
 
Programme
(Updated on 04 April 2012)
 
Day 2: WTSA-12 Regional Preparatory Meeting, Tuesday, 3 April 2012
09:00 – 09:20​
Opening and introductory remarks
  • Asror Ishankhodzhaev, First Deputy Director General,  Uzbek Agency for Communications and Information
  • Nurudin Mukhitdinov, Director General of the RCC Executive Committee
  • Malcolm Johnson, Director, ITU/TSB
    Biography ]
  • Andrey Mukhanov, Chairman of the RCC Commission for International Cooperation Coordination, Director of the International Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation
    Biography ]
09:20 – 10:45​
Session A: Next-Generation Networks (NGN), Security and Regulatory Issues
 
Objectives: This session will present the evolution of NGN and future perspectives in the relevant access technologies, service and network architecture with a special focus on convergence, home, office and mobile applications, IP-based platforms, Multiple Access Networks, and relevant business models for NGN. This session also will examine charging and accounting principles for NGN and will look at migration scenarios towards NGN, including related telecommunication economic and policy issues at regional level.
It will assess whether developing countries and countries with economies in transition have any special security needs that are not being currently addressed.  Topics will include cybersecurity, combating spam and identity management,  regulatory issue and the role of regulators and regulatory bodies.

​Session Moderator: Makhsum Makhmudov, Director General of the JSC Uzbektelecom.

Speakers:
  • “NGN applications in Azerbaijan: results and perspectives”: Sahib Yusubov, Head of the Department of NGN services of the PU “Aztelekom”
    [ Presentation ]
  • Transition to NGN technologies on the JSC Uzbektelecom networks: 
    [ Presentation ]
  • Future Networks by ITU-T SG-13:  Tatiana Kurakova, Counsellor, ITU-T 
SG 13
    Biography | Presentation ]
  • Maintenance of calculation and planning of NGN in the RCC countries with a view of a unified degree of quality of networks and provision of services: Vladimir Efimushkin, Director on scientific activity of the FSUE ZNIIS, Co-author: Tatiana Ledovskikh, Deputy Director on scientific activity of the FSUE ZNIIS
    [ Bio: Efimushkin | Abstract | Presentation ]
  • RCC activities in the field of standardization in the participants’ countries – Alina Smurago, Chief specialist-expert of the Communications Department of the RCC Executive Committee
    Biography ]
10:45 – 11:00​ Coffee break​​
11:00 – 12:30​
Session B: Briefing on Preparations for WTSA-12 and major issues for the ITU-T work programme and working methods
 
Objectives: This session will review the major outcomes of WTSA-08 (Johannesburg, 2008) and the preparation status of WTSA-12, including expected participants, structure, objectives of WTSA-12, and logistics. There will be information on the Global Standardization Symposium (GSS-12)  to be organized the day before WTSA-12. This session will also review the major WTSA Resolutions and Recommendations, and examine changes that have been proposed for WTSA-12. It will examine likely hot topics on the agenda of WTSA-12, including  structuring of  study groups and information on  relevant TSAG correspondence groups and other regions.

Session Moderator:  Andrey Mukhanov, Director of the International Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation Biography ]

Speakers:
  • WTSA-12 Preparations and Expected Results: Malcolm Johnson, Director, ITU/TSB
    Biography | Presentation ]
  • Status of WTSA Resolutions and Preparation of Global standards Symposium:   Vijay Mauree, Programme Coordinator, ITU/TSB
    Biography | Presentation ]
  • Major Issues related to ITU-T Working Methods: Tatiana Kurakova, Counsellor, 
ITU-T SG 13
    Biography | Presentation ]
  • ITU Recommendations. Aspects of implementation in the Republic of  Uzbekistan: Elena Petrova, Head, Scientific and Technical Department, Telecommunications Technology and Services of the SUE “UNICON.UZ”
    Biography | Presentation ]
  • Improvement of international-legal regulation of ITU-T Sector’s rules of procedures: Laviza Iskhakova, Leading Research Officer of the SUE “UNICON.UZ”
    Biography | Presentation ]
12:30 – 14:00​ Lunch
14:00 – 15:30​
Session C: WTSA-12 – Regional Preparations
 
Objectives: This session will discuss regional concerns, determine issues on which proposals should be drafted, consider and adopt texts of proposals.

Session Moderator: Vladimir Minkin, Chief research officer of the FSUE NIIR Biography ]
15:30 – 16:00​ Coffee break​​​
16:00 – 17:30​
Session D: WTSA-12 – Regional Preparations
 
Objective:  This session will discuss regional concerns, determine issues on which proposals should be drafted, consider and adopt texts of proposals.

Session Moderator: Vladimir Minkin, Chief research officer of the FSUE NIIR
Biography ]

 

Day 3: WTSA-12 Regional Preparatory Meeting, Wednesday, 4(am) April 2012
09:30 – 11:00​
Session E: WTSA-12:  Open Discussion
 
Discussion on possible Study Group restructuring, candidacies for chairs and vice chairmen for SG and TSAG; and proposals to enhance participation in ITU-T emerging activities including accessibility, cybersecurity and World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) achievements and implementation.

Session Moderator: Vladimir Minkin, Chief research officer of the FSUE NIIR
Biography ]
11:00 – 11:30​ Coffee break
11:30 – 12:30​
Session F: WTSA-12 Conclusion
 
Conclusion of the discussion and review of draft texts and any regional positions to be adopted.

Chairman:
  • Asror Ishankhodzhaev, First Deputy Director General,  Uzbek Agency for Communications and Information
  • Malcolm Johnson, Director, ITU/TSB
    Biography ]
12:30 – 14:00​ Lunch