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Draft Programme

ITU Workshop on " With Information and Communication Technologies (ICT's) everywhere - How Safe is EMF in Latin America?"
Lima, Peru, 10 December 2013 


Tuesday,10 December 2013


08:30 – 09:00


​09:00 – 09:30
Opening Ceremony

​09:30 – 11:00

Session 1 – The Other Side of ICT Convergence: EMF Exposure and Regional Issues
The proliferation of radiocommunication stations in urban and rural environments has raised public concerns regarding human exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF). This session will provide a general overview on the discourse of human exposure to EMF and associated issues.
Moderator: Tariq Alamri, Saudi Arabia and Vice Chairman of ITU-T Study Group 5 [ Biography ]
Keynote Speeches:
Questions & Answers

11:00 – 11:15

​Coffee Break

​11:15 – 12:00

Session 2 - Overview of the ITU EMF programme

This session will provide an overview of the ITU EMF activity and programme of work in the new Study Period including the new web resources, standards in development and the proposed new EMF Guide (handbook) and online application. This session will provide also an overview of the activities and projects on EMF that ITU implemented in the Americas Region and will discuss how ITU can assist countries in this area.
Moderator: Jafar Keshvari, IEC TC106 Representative at ITU-T Study Group 5 [ Biography ]

Keynote Speech:

Questions & Answers

​12:00 – 13:15

Session 3 - Panel Discussion - Issues related to EMF and the potential role of standards and policies in EMF management

This session will act as a platform of discussion on issues related to EMF and the potential role of standards and policies in EMF management.

Moderator: ctor Manuel Cruz Ornetta, Director of the Telecommunication Engineer School, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Peru: Peruvian Diagnosis on Non Ionizing Radiation from Telecommunications  [ Biography | Abstract | Presentation ]


 Questions & Answers

​13:15 – 13:30

Wrap up and Close of the workshop

The purpose of this session is to identify the appropriate steps to effective EMF management in lights of the growing demands of ICT services in Latin America. This session will conclude with an outcome document which will include suggested actions for ITU-T Study
Group 5 to consider.