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ITU Regional Standardization Forum For Asia Pacific Region
Bangkok, Thailand,  25 August 2014



​08:30 - 09:30​Registration

09:30 - 10:00

Opening Session

10:00 - 10:30Coffee Break
​10:30 - 11:20

Session 1: Making and implementing standards: Bridging the gap

This session will provide an overview of how developing countries could participate more effectively in the ICT standardization process and benefit from it.

Moderator: Jongbong Park,  TTA, Korea [ Biography ]

​11:20 - 12:40

Session 2: ICT Standardization Challenges in the region  and need to address them​

This session will provide an insight into the main standardization challenges facing countries in the Asia-Pacific region and the standardization topics of interest to the region.

Moderator:  Dr Seyed Mostafa Safavi Hemami, Chairman ASTAP


​12:40-14:00 Lunch
​14:00 - 15:00

Session 3: Case Study Brunei

Moderator: JongBong Park,  TTA Korea; Program on Bridging Standardization Gap of TTA [ Biography | Presentation ]


​15:00 - 16:15

Session 4: Establishing a National Standardization Secretariat for ITU-T

This session will present the ITU-T guideline on establishing a national standardization secretariat (NSS) for ITU-T. It will be followed by a round table discussion with countries, from the region, which are interested in establishing the NSS.

Moderator: Ashish Narayan, ITU Regional Office, Asia Pacific Region



16:15​ - 16:30 Coffee Break
​16:30 – 17:50

Session 5: APT projects for bridging standardization and ICT application gaps

Moderator: Nguyen Thi Khanh Thuan, Officer of International Co-operation Department,  Ministry of Information and Communications
                    (MIC), Vietnam [ Biography ]


​17:50 - 18:00

Closing Session