Livingstone, Zambia, 23-24 February 2015
At the kind invitation of the Zambia Information and Communication Technology Authority (ZICTA), the International Telecommunication Union is organizing the 3rd SG13 Regional Workshop for Africa on "ITU-T Standardization Challenges for Developing Countries Working for a Connected Africa". This event will take place at the Zambezi Sun Hotel in Livingstone, Zambia from 23 to 24 February 2015 and will immediately be followed by the SG13-RG-AFR meeting from 25 to 26 February 2015.
The main objectives of this event are to:
- Give an overview of SG13 standardization work on areas of currently high interest as Cloud Computing, IOT, e-Applications and Big Data;
Share the knowledge on the regional developments on these topics;
- Present Africa’s involvement in ITU-T Standardization as well as user experiences from African countries; and
- Attract attention to the SG13RG-AFR meeting to be held immediately after the workshop.
Focused on the particularities and telecom demands of the continent, this workshop will bring together regulators, operators, manufacturers, service providers - different stakeholders in Africa - together with engineers and academic members. Students as well as a broad audience is also welcome to attend.