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 ITU Symposium on Progressing the Climate Agenda Through Green ICT Standards
 Seoul, Korea, 19 September 2011 Contact:

Draft Programme

Monday, 19 September 2011 
13:30 - 13:45 Opening Session

Moderator: Dr. Hye Joo Yoon, Korea Communications Commission (KCC)
  • Dr. Yong-Sup Shin, Standing Committee Commissioner, Korea Communications Commission (KCC)
  • Ms. Judit Katona Kiss, Counsellor, ITU-T Study Group 5 (on behalf of Mr. Malcolm Johnson, Director, Telecommunication Standardization Bureau, ITU)
  • Mr. Ahmed Zeddam, Chairman, ITU-T Study Group 5
13:45 - 14:00 Keynote Speaker: Ms. Cristina Bueti, Programme Coordinator, ITU’s activities on ICTs, the Environment and Climate Change
14:00 - 15:30 Session I : Roadmap: “ICTs and Environmental Sustainability”

Moderator: Mr. Ahmed Zeddam, ITU-T SG5 Chairman

This session will provide an overview of ongoing activities and efforts to reduce GHG emissions and energy consumption through the use of ICTs and will shed light on national and regional policies and best practices on how ICTs can help to address climate change.

  • Ms. Nevine Twefik, Deputy Director of International Relations, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Egypt
  • Mr. Pierre Chastanet, Policy Officer, European Commission
  • Mr. Woo-hyuk Choi, Director of Green ICT & Technology Policy Division, KCC, "Korea's Green IT Strategy"
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30 Session II : Can the ICT Sector Save the Planet and Humanity?

Moderator: Dr. Seungdo Kim, Hallym University

It is estimated that the ICT sector produces directly some 2-2.5 per cent of total emissions of greenhouse gases, and this share will increase as ICTs make a larger contribution to the global economy. What ICT manufactures and service providers have done so far to reduce their own carbon footprint and energy consumption?

  • Mr. Jean Manuel Canet, France Telecom Orange
  • Ms. Daniela Torres, Head of the Climate Change Office, Telefonica
  • Mr. Paolo Gemma, Huawei EU Senior Specialist Marketing Manager, Global Representative Green and Energy Savings, Huawei Technologies
  • Dr. Hongbeom Jeon, Executive Vice President, KT Corporation, Republic of Korea
17:30 - 18:00 Questions & Answers, Review and Wrap-up

Moderator: Dr. Kishik Park, ETRI, Republic of Korea ITU-T SG3 Chairman

This session will provide an opportunity for participants and speakers to share their views which will be summarized in the outcome of the symposium.


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