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Call for Abstracts: Fully Networked Car at Geneva Motor Show

Innovative solutions sought to link ICTs and vehicles

Geneva, 12 August 2009

What: 5th ITU, ISO and IEC Fully Networked Car workshop
When: DEADLINE FOR CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 1 December 2009
Event: 3-4 March 2010
Where: Geneva Motor Show, PALEXPO, Geneva
Why: The car industry is undergoing major changes with new services and applications in areas such as security, safety, navigation, car maintenance, fleet management, mobile office and entertainment. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) also have a strong role to play in making cars more environmentally friendly. These changes represent significant opportunities… and some challenges. Standardization is seen as a major issue.

For the fifth year running, ITU, ISO and IEC will bring together the key players involved in the development of these standards, as well as other leading industry figures, for the Fully Networked Car Workshop at the Geneva Motor Show.

The call for abstracts www.itu.int/ITU-T/worksem/ict-auto/201003/cfa.html seeks presentations that address system capabilities to support applications and services in the Fully Networked Car.

Who: Abstracts are sought from ICT and auto industry professionals, students and engineers.

For further information, please see: www.itu.int/ITU-T/worksem/ict-auto/201003/flyer.html or contact:

Sarah Parkes
Senior Media Relations Officer
ITU
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Toby Johnson
Senior Communications Officer
ITU
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Mobile: +41 79 249 4868

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