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Forum on Saving the Planet through ICT: The Role of Academia
Montevideo, Uruguay


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Spanish version of the Programme [ES]

Day 4, Friday 14 March 2014

​08:30 - 09:00Registration
​09:00 - 09:30​Opening Remarks
​09:30-​​ 10:30Session 1: Involvement of Academia in Standardization

This session will present some successful examples of cooperation with universities to promote green policies and develop green ICT standards in the area of climate change and environmental sustainability.

Moderator: Juan Piaggio, Adviser, National Directorate of Telecommunications, Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining (MIEM-Dinatel), Uruguay [ Biography EN | ES ]


Questions and answers

​10:30​ - 11:00Coffee Break (sponsored by Antel)

​11:00 - 12:00

Open Discussion – Shaping an Agenda for Latin America

This session will be an open discussion for experts to share views on how to leverage the role of universities in shaping green ICT standards. It will also encourage discussion on setting priorities to further an environmental sustainability agenda for Latin America.  

Moderator: Sergio Scarabino, Head of ITU Area Office, Santiago [ Biography ES ]              


Questions and answers

​12:00 - 12:30


Wrap up and closing remarks