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Programme

Regional Standardization Forum for Africa
Dakar, Senegal, 24-25 March 2015

Contact: tsbworkshops@itu.int

Day 1, Tuesday, 24 March 2015

​08:30 - 09:00Registration
​09:00 - 09:45​Opening Remarks
​09:45 - 10:10Coffee Break
​10:10 - 11:45Session 1: Quality of Service Issues in Digital Financial Services
This session will focus on the quality of service issues that hamper the deployment of digital financial services in developing countries. ICT regulators and mobile money operators will be invited to share their experience. The ITU-T Focus Group Digital Financial Services activities will also be presented.

Moderator: Mor Mbaye, Director, Information System, ARTP [ Biography ]

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Q&A

​11:45 - 13:00​​Session 2: QoE & QoS Requirements  for multimedia Services/ Applications and QoE & QoS Assessment Methodologies (Subjective and Objective Evaluation Methods)
This session describes the requirements of the QoS & QoE for Multimedia services/applications such as IPTV and so on. In addition, it also describes the assessment/evaluation methods of QoS & QoE for multimedia services.

Moderator: Hiroshi Ota, Advisor of ITU-T SG12, ITU [ Biography ]

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Q&A

​13:00 - 14:00 ​Lunch Break
​14:00 - 15:30 Session 3: Operational and Regulatory Aspects to Ensure the Quality of Service Provision in Broadband/ Internet Networks.
This session focuses on important operational and regulatory aspects in order to ensure the QoS provision in Broadband/Internet Networks. The session focuses more on best practices.

Moderator: Gamal Amin Elsayed, Chairman, Regional Group of SG12

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Q&A

​15:30 - 15:45 ​Coffee Break
​15:45 - 17:15

Session 4: Tools and Methodologies for Testing the Quality of Service for Multimedia Services over Internet / Broadband Networks ( Mobile and Fixed)
This session provides best practices of Tools & Methodologies for testing the QoS multimedia services over Internet/Broadband networks (Mobile and Fixed).

Moderator: Seyni M. Fati, Chief, Interconnection, Markets and Tariffs Department, ARTP, Senegal 

Speakers:

Q&A

 *To be confirmed

Day 2, 25 March 2015

​09:30 - 11:00Session 5: Damage Protection and Safety
This session will discuss the work in ITU-T Study Group 5 on Lightning protection and earthing of telecommunication systems.

Moderator: Hiroshi Ota, Advisor of ITU-T SG12, ITU  [ Biography ]

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Q&A

​11:00 - 11:15 ​Coffee Break
​11:15 - 12:45

Session 6: Building A Smart Sustainable Africa

Moderator: Derick Khamali Simiyu, Communications Authority, Kenya [ Biography ]

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Q&A

​12:45 - 14:00 ​Lunch Break
​  14:00 - 15:30Session 7: Tackling E-waste in Africa

Moderator: Peter Ulanga, Vice Chairman, of SG5 RG AFR [ Biography ]

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Q&A

​15:30 - 15:45​Coffee Break
​15:45 - 17:15 Session 8: Human Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields in Africa  

Moderator: Guy-Michel Kouakou, Chairman, ITU-T SG 5 Regional Group for Africa [ Biography ]

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Q&A

 *To be confirmed