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ITU Regional Radiocommunication Seminar for Africa 2013 (RRS-13-Africa)

The announced Seminar venue has been changed (see below).

The ITU Radiocommunication Bureau intends to perform a yearly cycle of Regional Radiocommunication Seminars, to be held on the different regions worldwide, which will deal with the use of the radio-frequency spectrum and the satellite orbits, and, in particular, with the application of ​the provisions of the ITU Radio Regulations. The main advantages of the regional seminars are:

In that regard, and responding to the kind invitation of the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (MINPOSTEL)​ of Cameroon, and with the support of the African Telecommunications Union (ATU)​, the ITU Regional Radiocommunication Seminar 2013 for Africa (RR-S13-Africa) will be held in Yaounde, Cameroon, from 16 to 20 September 2013.

*** The amended venue site for this seminar is: Palais des Congrès de Yaoundé..

RRS13-Africa will be held in the following structure:

The presentations and discussions during the Seminar will be held in French and English with interpretation in these two languages¹.

Member States, ITU-R Sector Members, Associates and Academia of Africa (Region D) are invited to attend the Seminar. Attendance to the Seminar is free of charge for any representative of ITU Member States, ITU- R Sector Members, Associate Members and Academia, previously registered.

Registration for this event will be carried out exclusively online, through the respective Designated Focal Point (DFP). Registration will begin on 22 July 2013. Advance registration of all participants is strongly advised; unannounced participants will face further delays at the on-site registration desks.

Seminar will be conducted in a “paperless” environment, i.e. seminar proceedings will be available on the website. Given the amount of the expected practical work during the workshops, participants are required to bring their laptop, performing the set of minimal specifications.

To further detailed information please click on the pertinent file of the "Information" rubric.

¹ Although no interpretation will be provided during the Terrestrial and Space workshops, for each workshop some of ITU tutors will speak French and English.​​