2017 Forum programme

Opening Ceremony
Monday, September 25, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM, Auditorium

The official event launch, opening ITU Telecom World 2017 before an audience of event participants and special guests, including Heads of State and Ministers, Heads of UN Agencies, regulators, C-level industry representatives, Forum speakers and accredited media.


Open to all pass categories




Young Min You, Minister of Science and ICT, Ministry of Science and ICT, Korea, Republic of

Byungsoo Suh, Mayor, Busan Metropolitan City, Korea, Republic of

Houlin Zhao, Secretary-General, International Telecommunication Union, Switzerland

Abdulaziz Bin Salem Al Ruwais, Governor, Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC), Saudi Arabia

Majed Al Mesmar, Deputy Director General, Telecom Sector, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), United Arab Emirates

Rudiantara, Minister, Ministry of Communication and InformationTechnology, Indonesia

Siyabonga Cyprian Cwele, Minister, Ministry of Telecommunications and Postal Services, South Africa

István Mikola, Minister of Statefor Security and International Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Hungary

Edwin Estrada Hernández, Viceministro de Telecomunicaciones, Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología y Telecomunicaciones, Costa Rica

Sponsor 1200010742 on session C-00002333.