This annual event, gathered a global community of young ICT leaders, aged between 18 and 35 years, to promote the participation of the youth in the digital economy, including (1) promoting the engagement of youth in the field of ICTs; (2) decreasing the digital divide; and (3) promoting research on emerging ICTs particularly internet of things (IoT).
Participants learned through a four-day journey empowering them with knowledge, skills, and means to be champions in their communities, to scale their solutions and create sustainability.
- Two days were dedicated to a workshop/bootcamp for ITU Innovation Challenge 2019 winners to develop their ideas further;
- One day of the forum was for sharing knowledge and provide networking opportunities with global experts; and
- Finally, one day was for a study tour of the Busan Smart City ecosystem to a see showcase of a smart city's infrastructure.