2017 Forum programme

Side Event
ITU Journal: ICT Discoveries Launch Ceremony
Monday, September 25, 2017, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, Room 203

The ITU Journal Launch Ceremony will provide an introduction to this brand new publication as well as a preview of its first special issue on “The impact of Artificial Intelligence on communication networks and services”. The Ceremony will be a unique opportunity to present this exciting new direction in ITU-Academia collaboration from contributorsto the Journal, members of its Editorial Board and ITU Elected Officials.


Opening remarks:

  • Houlin Zhao, Secretary-General, International Telecommunication Union
  • Chaesub Lee, Director, ITU Telecommunication Standardization Bureau, International Telecommunication Union
  • Jian Song, Professor, Tsinghua University, China and Editor-in-Chief of the ITU Journal: ICT Discoveries
  • Stephen Ibaraki, Social Entrepreneur, Canada and Outreach Chairman of the ITU Journal: ICT Discoveries


Panel of selected invited papers:

  • Virginia Dignum, Professor, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands on “Responsible Artificial Intelligence: designing AI for human values”
  • Song Yao, Co Founder and CEO, DeePhi Tech, China on “Reconfigurable processor for deep learning inautonomous vehicles”


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