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ITU World Radiocommunication Seminar 2014 (WRS-14), 8-12 December 2014, Geneva, Switzerland

The ​​​​​​ITU Radiocommunication Bureau has the pleasure to invite your Administration or organization to attend the ITU World Radiocommunication Seminar 2014 (WRS-14), to be held at ITU Headquarters in Geneva, from 8 to 12 Dec​ember 2014.
The ITU organizes World Radiocommunication Seminars (WRS) on a biennial basis, in complement to the cycle of Regional Radiocommunication Seminars (RRS). WRS 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.
WRS-14 sessions will be organized in two parts, as desc​ribed here below.​​​

Plenary Sessions (8-9 Decemb​​er 2014)

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The first two days will cover the basic concepts related to Spectrum Management both at worldwide and regional levels, as well as the procedures associated to the managem​ent of the Master International Frequency Register. These will be followed by the review of:
The programme will also cover the current regulatory framework for the international frequency management and the ITU-R Recommendations and tools regarding the use of spectrum for both terrestrial and space services, including basic training on ICT Tools developed by ITU for frequency notifications and for the technical examinations.​

Workshops (10-12 December 2014)

Workshops will be held during the remaining three days, enabling participants to prepare their own schedule, based on their interest, alternating between space and terrestrial services and between lectures and practical sessions. These workshops will allow the participants to get hands​-on experience with ITU notification procedures as well as with the software and electronic publications made available by the Radiocommunication Bureau to the Member States and to the ITU-R Sector Members​.​​​


The lectures and discussions during the Seminar will be held in the six official languages of the ITU (Arabic, Chinese English, French, Russian, and Spanish) with simultaneous interpretation facilities. The workshops will be held in separate groups in accordance with the language requirements and available facilities.


WRS-14 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 invited to bring their laptops, taking into consideration the set of minimal specifications.


Member States, ITU-R Sector Members, Associates and Academia are invited to attend. Participation to the seminar is free of charge for their representatives. Advance Registration for this event is mandatory and will be carried out exclusively online, through ITU-R Designated Focal Point (DFP); advance online registration will start on 8 September 2014.  Register to the Event through your Designated Focal Point (DFP).