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Draft Programme

ITU Workshop on Smart Sustainable Cities in Latin America
Lima, Peru, 5 December 2013 (Afternoon)


Thursday, 5 December 2013  

13:30 – 14:30
14:30 – 14:45
14:45– 16:00​​
Panel Discussion 1 - Towards a Sustainable Future: Smart Sustainable Cities

As rapid urbanization threatens the quality of life of urban citizens over the past few decades including Latin America, the concept of Smart Sustainable Cities has emerged as a remedy to this sustainable urban development. This session will discuss how to define Smart Sustainable Cities and the discourse that commonly associates with it.

Moderator: Daniela Torres, Global Manager of Green ICT & Environment of Telefónica & Associate Rapporteur of Question 16 of ITU-T Study Group 5 “Environment and Climate Change” [ Biography ]


Question and Answers

​16:00 - 16:15 ​Coffee Break
16:15 - 17:30​

​Panel Discussion 2 - Panel Discussion: The Industry Response

ICT and the ICT sector form the backbones of a smart sustainable city where economic growth and quality of life are complementary to each other through careful urban planning strategies. This session will explore the role that ICTs and the ICT sector play in shaping smart sustainable cities. This session will also look at how ICT solutions can be integrated in the context of Latin America.

Moderator: Paolo Gemma, Chairman of Working Party 3 of ITU-T Study Group 5 [ Biography ]


Questions and Answers

​17:30 - 18:00

Wrap up and close of the workshop


Cocktail Dinner