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​Forum on “Using EMF to achieve the smartest sustainable city”
25 September 2014



Using electromagnetic fields (EMF) wisely makes our connected devices and systems work most efficiently, produces the lowest EMF and delivers vital infrastructure for communities.  Without EMF, everyday life as we know it would not exist.

This forum explores how information and communication technologies (ICTs) form the backbone of a smart sustainable city, and how to use EMF in the most efficient manner highlighted by regional showcase

Day 4, 25 September 2014

​08:30 - 09:30Registration
​09:30 - 10:00 ​Opening Ceremony
​10:00 - 10:30Coffee Break and Photo Session
​10:30 - 12:00​​Keynote Speeches Questions and Answers
​12:00 - 13:00​​Session 1: EMF in Smart Sustainable Cities

Information and communications technologies (ICTs) provide the essential connection of our modern day devices and form the heartbeat of smart sustainable cities.  This session looks at case studies where radio communications and EMF is playing a vital role in communities delivering efficient smart sustainable systems.

Moderator: Li Xiao, Vice Chairman of ITU-T Study Group 5 [Biography]

Questions and Answers  
​13:00 - 14:30 ​Lunch Break
​14:30 - 16:00 Session 2: EMF Initiatives Carried Out by ICT Sector

This session looks at initiatives with a special focus the Asia Pacific region to ensure that EMF is used transparently, safely and responsibly in smart sustainable cities. It will also provide an overview of ITU’s activities on human exposure to electromagnetic fields.

Moderator: Flavio Cucchietti, Senior Researcher, Innovation Center, Telecom Italia [Biography

Questions and Answers  
​16:00 - 16:30 ​Coffee Break
16:30 - 18:00Session 3: How to Optimize EMF in Smart Sustainable Cities

This session explores how to optimize EMF whilst ensuring the connected devices and systems that make a smart sustainable city work, operate most efficiently. 

Moderator: Wang Huagang, Director, China Telecom Corporation [Biography]

Questions and Answers  
18:00 - 18:05Closing remarks