2017 Forum programme

Press Conference
Event Opening Press Conference
Monday, September 25, 2017, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM, Room 101-102

The Press Conference will bring together influential global and Korean media from within the ICT industry, as well as major newsagencies. It will highlight what to expect during the week, outline the core themes to be debated and illustrate further how ITU Telecom World 2017 is providing the global platform for governments, corporates and SMEs to explore key questions around our smart digital transformation and the global opportunities it offers.

The Press Conference will feature an influential line-up of speakers representing different aspects of ITU Telecom World events, including ITU Secretary-General, top-level representatives from the Host Country, the Republic of Korea, and key event participants.

Open to Leader Pass, Executive Pass, Forum Pass, Forum1-Day Pass and Media Pass holders




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

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