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Celebration of the 90th Anniversary of the CCIR/ITU-R Study Groups (1927 – 2017)


DATE: Tuesday 21 November 2017, in conjunction with the first ITU Inter-Regional Workshop on WRC-19 Preparation, at ITU Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland


VENUE: Popov Room, ITU Headquarters, Place des Nations, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland


16h00 – Opening

Mr Malcolm Johnson, Deputy Secretary-General, ITU
Mr François Rancy, Director, Radiocommunication Bureau, ITU


16h30 – Panel discussion - The importance of the CCIR/ITU-R Study Groups activities and their contribution to shaping and enabling the global wireless ecosystem.

• Mr Andrew Hudson, Head of Policy, GSMA
• Ms Aarti Holla, Secretary General, ESOA
• Dr Walid Sami, EBU (ITU-R Study Group 6 Vice-Chairman)
• Mr Petteri Taalas, Secretary General, WMO
• Mr Dominic Hayes, European Commission
• Mr Jeppe Jepsen, Spectrum Director, TCCA
• Mr John Zuzek, NASA (ITU-R Study Group 7 Chairman)
• Mr Harvey Liszt, Secretary, IUCAF
• Mr Uwe Baeder, Director - International Relations, Rohde & Schwarz
• Mr Timothy S. Ellam, President, IARU



17h45 - Presentation of the Commemorative Postcard


• Mr Valery Butenko, Director General, Radio Research and Development Institute (NIIR), Russia


18h00 – Conclusion

18h15 – Cocktail Reception