Bangkok, Thailand, 25 August 2014
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is organizing a Regional Standardization Forum for the Asia and Pacific region in collaboration with the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT). This event will be sponsored by the Telecommunications Technology Association (TTA) and the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, Republic of Korea. The Forum will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, on 25 August 2014. APT will kindly host this event.
The following meetings will take place at the same venue and will also be hosted by the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT): Conformance and Interoperability Event (25 to 26 August 2014); and the 24th APT Standardization Programme Forum (ASTAP-24) (27 to 29 August 2014).
The main objectives of the event are to provide concrete advice and best practices to developing countries on global standards development, build national standards readiness so that standardization competence of developing countries can be enhanced and facilitate the establishment of a national standardization secretariat to coordinate participation in ITU-T study groups. The Forum will also discuss the standardization activities ongoing in ITU-T study groups which are of interest to the region and discuss how countries in the region could establish a national standardization secretariat for ITU-T.
ITU Member States, national standards bodies, ICT regulators, ICT companies, ICT research organizations, service providers and academia.