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Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 2-6 April 2012 Contact:

dandreev.jpgDenis Andreev, Head of division of Science and Technical Center Communication Services and Networks of the FSUE NIIR, Reporter of Q.10/11 - ITU-T Study Group 11


He was born on 28 of July 1977 in Moscow (Russia). Mr. Denis Andreev was graduated the Moscow Power Engineering Institute (MPEI) in 2000.


From 2000 to 2011 he was employed by ZNIIS. He begun as an engineer and took part in different science-research works with National Telecom players and have made normative documents for Administration of Russia Federation.
In 2002 he was appointed as the head of research lab and took deal with network construction projects for service providers and enterprise customers.
In 2005 he was the head of science department ZNIIS and managed developing of the new technical solutions for NGN, under his control was created the new telecom equipment which based on some USN approaches.
From 2007 to 2011 he was the Director of Technopark ZNIIS and he controlled test lab, he had prepared methodology of testing and also he had organized test's event for national and international layers (ITU, ETSI).
For the last 10 years he has been developing the ITU-T Recommendations Q.39xx series, he has participated in both international and national projects on testing and those for the implementation of new technologies and services. Also he has chaired the ITU project on the creation of the International Telecommunication Testing Center (ITTC) for the RCC Region. The project was completed in August of 2011 and it was highly appreciated in Russia, the RCC Region and the international community.
From the end of 2011 Mr. Denis Andreev he was appointed as the head of the science division of NIIR (Radio Research and Development Institute). His duties includes tasks on development of the unified Model center (as a part of MRA strategy in CIS Region) for testing of services, media contents and QoS/QoE. He has been starting the process on creation the special system-network solution of content monitoring and QoS/QoE monitoring which would be a part of the created Model center.


Yuri Avanesov, Director of the Department of the OJSC Intellect-Telecom

Yury Avanesov works as the Director of Department with Intellect Telecom on various projects related with frequency spectrum management for different mobile cellular and digital audio-video mobile broadcasting systems.​

abaranov.jpgAlexander Baranov, Director of the Communication Strategy Department of the State Service of Special Communication and Information Protection of Ukraine

​Aleksandr Baranov, more than 18 years held senior positions in government.

In the First Deputy Chairman of the State Service of Ukraine for technical protection of information has made considerable efforts to the formation and establishment of information security system in Ukraine. As Deputy Chairman of the National Agency for Information Technologies under the President of Ukraine, First Deputy Chairman of State Committee for Communications and Informatization of Ukraine in charge of the National Program of Informatization of Ukraine, was its leader. At these positions, as well as Director of the Department of State for Communications and Information was responsible for such important issues for the information society as the development of information society development and improvement of telecommunications and postal markets, ensuring efficient use of radio frequency resource of Ukraine, the introduction of digital television technology, cooperation with international organizations.

He is a member of the Advisory Council on Informatization under the Parliament  of Ukraine since 1998.

He teaches a course on information law.
Dr. of Technical Sciences, Author over 10 monographs, 26 certificates of invention, more than 120 scientific papers, op-ed articles on the problems of information, complex control systems, information security, telecommunications, information law and the like. He is the author or coauthor of more than 20 laws.
Baranov has two higher educations: the technical and legal
Muzaffar Djalalov, SG 16 member, Head of the International Relations Department of the SUE UNICON.UZ

He received his B.E. in Telecommunication networks from TUIT university in Uzbekistan and MS in Engineering from YU university in Korea. He’s majoring in Digital image processing and had done many industrial projects at Multimedia Signal Processing Laboratory at YU in Korea. Currently he is Head of Department for International Relations at State Unitary Enterprise “UNICON.UZ” –  Scientific-Engineering and Marketing Researches Center at Communication and Information Agency of Uzbekistan.

He’s also a member of SG16 ITU-T. His interests at SG16 are multimedia applications and systems such as IPTV.
Vladimir Efimushkin, Director of the scientific activity of the FSUE ZNIIS

Vladimir А. Efimushkin received Ph.D. degree in theoretical basics of informatics from the Institute of Information Transmission Problems of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR in 1989. Now he is a deputy director general of the Central Science Research Telecommunication Institute (ZNIIS) of the Federal Communications Agency of Russia. He is a professor at the Telecommunication Technologies and Services department of the Moscow Technical University of Telecommunications and Informatics, and scientific advisor of more than 85 graduated and 14 post graduated students in 1986–2012 at PFUR and MTUCI Universities, Moscow. He is Vice-Chairman of the ITU-T’ SG12, a member of Presidium and Chief Scientific Secretary of the International Telecommunication Academy. His main research interests include architectures, protocols, information security, QoS and performance evaluation modeling in telecommunications. As a governmental delegation member from the Ministry of telecommunications of Russia in 2004-2005 and 2009-2010 V.A. Efimushkin participated in the deliberations of the Group of Governmental Experts established pursuant to U.N. General Assembly Resolutions on “Developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security”. V.A. Efimushkin is an author of more than 160 scientific and technical papers.
Alisher Faizulaev, Director of the SUE Center UNICON.UZ
He is Director of State Unitary Enterprise “UNICON.UZ” –  Scientific-Engineering and Marketing Researches Center at Communication and Information Agency of Uzbekistan.

He’s been participating on various ITU-R meeting since 2007.

He’s interested in WTSA-08 Resolution 76: Conformance and Interoperability testing.

He is also actively working as Expert auditor at National certification system.​

Yury Grin, Deputy to the Director of BDT, ITU/BDT

​Dr. Yury G. Grin is Deputy to the Director and Chief, Administration & Operations Coordination Department of the Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in Geneva, Switzerland. He joined ITU in 2006.

Prior to joining ITU, from 1994 to 2006, he worked in the International Cooperation Department of the Ministry for Information Technologies and Communications of the Russian Federation, first as Deputy Director and then as Director of the Department.

From 1990 to 1994, Dr. Grin was Deputy Director of the R&D Institute of Economics and Composite Problems of Communications.

From 1977 to 1990, he worked at the Moscow Radiocommunications R&D Institute, first as Leading Engineer, then as Senior Scientist and Chief of Department.

In 1978, Dr. Grin obtained his PhD in physics and mathematics at Lomonosov Moscow State University, from which he had graduated in 1974.

Dr. Grin is the author of more than 80 scientific and technical publications and holds more than 20 copyrights on inventions in the field of communications and information technologies.

He has been awarded several high distinctions, such as:

-    Master of Communications
-    Medal of the Soviet Peace Fund in 1977
-    Prize in the field of Science and Technologies from the Cabinet of Ministers of the USSR in 1990
-    Silver medal from the International Telecommunication Union in 2001

He is a member of the International Academy of Communications and a member of the Moscow Scientific Society.

Dr. Grin is married and has four children.

His interests include classical music and art.

He speaks Russian, Ukrainian, English and some French and Spanish.
Richard Hill, Counsellor, ITU-T SG2 and SG3, and CWG-WCIT

Richard is currently Counsellor for Study Groups 2 and 3 at the International Telecommunications Union, that is technical secretary for the ITU groups dealing with operational aspects of service provision, networks and performance, including numbering issues (for example, assignment of international country codes) and charging and accounting matters.

Prior to joining ITU, Richard was Department Head, IT Infrastructure Delivery and Support, at Orange Communications (a GSM operator), responsible for delivering and maintaining the real-time, fail-safe computing infrastructure for the company to support over 300 online agents and related applications such as billing.  Richard was responsible for IT Operations, IT Help Desk (support for 1500 PCs), IT Security, Network, Unix, NT, Oracle DB, Tuxedo, Telephony, and Internet and Intranet services.

He previously was the IT Manager at the University of Geneva, responsible for the network, central systems, over 6000 work-stations and PCs, user support, administrative applications, library infrastructure, and audio-visual services.
Prior to that, he worked at Hewlett-Packard's European Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.  At HP, he had been responsible for world-wide mobile communication strategies and plans; for delivering GSM services throughout Europe; for specifying, procuring, and deploying voice and electronic mail services in Europe; for developing and implementing HP's EDI program in Europe; for operating the IT center supporting operations in the Middle East and Africa; and for providing economic and sales forecasts to HP top management.

From September 1991 to June 1993, Richard was the Western European Rapporteur for EDIFACT, responsible for the organization of the EDI standardization efforts in Europe and for liaisons with other regions working on EDIFACT.  He is past chair of EDIFICE, the European Electronics Industry Forum for EDI, and was editor of X.435, the Pedi protocol for EDI and X.400.

Prior to joining HP, he worked as a Research Statistician for the A.C. Nielsen company in Europe, a large marketing research company, and as a systems designer and consultant for a small software company specializing Boston, Mass. that specialized in applications for managing financial portfolios.  Prior to that, Richard was Systems Programmer and later Applications Development Manager for econometrics systems developed at M.I.T. and N.B.E.R. (TROLL project).  Richard has taught numerous courses and seminars as part of his work and at universities in the US and Europe.
Richard is a member of the American Arbitration Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Association for Computing Machinery, Society for Computers and Law, and the Swiss Arbitration Association.
Richard holds a Ph.D. in Statistics from Harvard University and a B.S. in Mathematics from M.I.T.  Prior to his studies in the U.S.A., he obtained the Maturita' from the Liceo Scientifico A. Righi in Rome, Italy.

He has published papers on mediation, arbitration, and computer-related intellectual property issues and the standard reference book to X.435.
Laviza Iskhakova, Leading Research Officer of the SUE “UNICON.UZ”
Since 2009 Laviza Iskhakova has been working in SUE «UNICON.UZ» (Communications and Information Agency of Uzbekistan) and possesses Ph.D. in Law. Her current position is the leading Research Officer at the Management System department.
Her working experience includes preparation of reports in conventional Body of UN, expertise and development of regulatory and legal draft acts, working out of the normative documents. She has scientific publications on the problems of international law as well.​
Orozobek Kaiykov, Head, ITU Regional Office, Moscow

Orozobek Kaiykov is Head of ITU Area Office for the CIS. He graduated from the Leningrad Electrotechnical Institute of Communication named after M.Bonch-Bruyevich, (now the St. Petersburg State University of Telecommunications named after  M.Bonch-Bruyevich), Faculty of  Automatic Telecommunication.
Before joining the ITU, he was Director of newly created National Communication Agency of Kyrgyz Republic from 1997 to 2000 and, for several years, Head of Internal Audit Service of JSC Kyrgyztelecom. 
Orozobek Kaiykov is Honorary Worker of Communications of the Kyrgyz Republic (2003), Laureate of State Prize in Science and Technology of the Kyrgyz Republic (2004).

Victor Katok, Vice-Chairman of ITU-T Study Group 15, Director of Department of Scietific and Technical Policy of the JSC “Ukrtelecom”

Author of more than 300 scientific and technical papers, patents, Ukrainian national and International standards in the fields of Telecommunication; author and co-author of 7 books in the aria of telecommunications. Author, sci. editor of many projects on modern telecommunication fields in area      of Infrastructures for outside plant and related indoor networks, Optical transport networks in 1980 – 2012, reputation for conciliation, co-operation and innovation.
Participation in management of the organization, Chairman of scientific and technical Council JSC "Ukrtelecom", is responsible for formation of Scientific and Technical policy JSC "Ukrtelecom".
Dipl. Engineer, Moscow Technical University of Communication and Informatics, Moscow, 1973
Ph.D., in Telecommunication from the State Radio research and development institute   (NIIR), Moscow, 1977
Prof., in Telecommunication from State University of Information & Communication Technology, Kyiv, Ukraine, 1998
Corresponding Fellow of Scientific Communication Academy of Ukraine
Winner of the State premium of Ukraine in the field of a science and technique, 2010​

Tatiana Kurakova, Counsellor, ITU-T SG 13

Tatiana Kurakova holds a Masters degree with excellent diploma (cum laudis) in Radio Engineering and Electronics from Moscow Aviation University, Russia. After finishing the Post-Graduated Courses of the same University, she worked as a junior research officer in the Scientific Research Laboratory of the Moscow Aviation University and later for over 10 years in Russian telecommunication private sector.
Currently she is a counsellor of the Telecommunication Standardization Bureau (TSB) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). She also follows the activities of Study Group 11 “Signalling requirements, protocols and test specifications”, Study Group 13 “Future networks including mobile and NGN”, NGN GSI and JCAs on NGN, on IPTV and on Cloud Computing. She was a speaker and panelist at several seminars/conferences/forums.​

Vijay Mauree, Programme Coordinator, ITU/TSB

Vijay received his first degree in Computer Science with Electronic Engineering from University College London, UK and his Masters degree in Information Technology from Imperial College, Science and Technology, UK. He is also the holder of an MBA from Cranfield School of Management in UK.
In June 2010 he joined the ITU-T Policy and Technology Watch Division in Geneva where he is responsible for the implementation of projects under Bridging the Standardization Gap programme and undertaking research on emerging ICT standardization activities for production of Technology Watch reports. He has already published two such reports on ICT as an enabler for Smart Water Management and the Optical World. He is also co-ordinating the work of the new Focus Group on Bridging the Gap: From Innovation to Standards which was set up this year.

Asiljan Mirhabibov, Head of the Communications and Informatization Department of the SUE UNICON.UZ

Mirkhabibov Asildjan graduated from Automatic Telecommunication Faculty of Tashkent electrotechnical institute of telecommunications in 1982.
From 1982 to 1993 he worked in Tashkent electrotechnical institute of telecommunications as senior laboratory assistant, teacher of switching system department, as well as senior researcher of switching system laboratory.
Since 1993 he has been working in Scientific Engineering and Marketing Research Centre - «UNICON.UZ» state unitary enterprise (Communications and Information Agency of Uzbekistan).
Mirkhabibov Asildjan has participated in projects on the development of telecommunications infrastructure of Uzbekistan, particularly in digital switching systems implementation on Uztelecom (national operator) telecommunication network.
In present time his working position is head of telecommunications and information department.
He has following duties and responsibilities:
- development of branch strategy programs;
- development of normative documents (standards, instructions, recommendations etc.) in telecommunication field;
- execution of research works in telecommunication field (switching and transport networks);
- participation in the different branch working groups;
- certification of telecommunication equipment.​
Andrey Mukhanov, Director of the International Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation

Mr. Andrey Mukhanov, Director General, Department for International Cooperation, Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation.

Have degree in «Radio engineering» and «Public administration». During 1979-2008 did military service in the Russian Armed Forces as a senior engineer at the Air Force Communication Center and subsequently as a senior officer of the General Staff and a chief of the Regional Branch of the External Relations Department of the Ministry of Defense (retired colonel). As a radio engineer participated in applied researches in the field of radio technologies and creation of new types of radio equipment.

At the and of 1990's was in the diplomatic service and besides was involved in the information security issues.
From the end of 2008 and till the beginning of 2009 held a post of a Head of Division at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and was responsible for the organization of international cooperation in the field of water resources.

From May 2009 to present - Director General, Department for International Cooperation, Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation. During this time participated as a Head or Deputy Head of the Russian delegation in the meetings of the ITU Council (2009, 2010, 2011); ITU Plenipotentiary Conference (2010, Mexico); He was elected as a Vice-Chairman of the ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference (2010); ITU World Radiocommunication Conference (2012, Switzerland); the European Conference of Postal and Telecommunication Administrations (2010, Poland).

Mr. Mukhanov is a Chairman of the Commission for International Cooperation Coordination of the Regional Commonwealth in the field of Communications (RCC) and is an academician of the International Telecommunications Academy.
Albert Nalbandian, Adviser to the Minister of Transport and Communication, Republic of Armenia, Vice-Chairman CWG-WCIT12
Armenian delegate at ITU Plenipotentionary Conferences (Marakesh, 2002; Antalia, 2006 and Guadalajara, 2010) and ITU WRCs (was elected at WRC-12 as Vice-Chairman, at WRC-07 and WRC-03 as Committee Chairman). The 2007 he was appointed as a Chairman of the ITU CPM for WRC-12.
He is participating in the RCC work (Council of the Heads of Administrations, Commission on Spectrum/Orbit). He was nominated as Chairman of the RCC WG for RA-12/WRC-12.
From 1985 to 2002 - Counsellor of the ITU BR responsible for work of
ITU-R Study Group 1 “Spectrum management”, ITU-R Study Group 7 “Science services” and preparation for WRCs.

1965 – 1985 - Deputy of the Head of Department on satellite communications and broadcasting of the Moscow Radio Research and Development Institute (NIIR).
1960 - 1965 - Moscow Telecommunication Institute.
Engineer on radio communications and broadcasting.
Married, his wife Ekaterina, a musician. They have one son and four grandchildren.​

Elena Petrova, Head, Scientific and Technical Department, Telecommunications Technology and Services of the SUE “UNICON.UZ”

Since 1999г Elena Petrova  has been working in SUE «UNICON.UZ» (Communications and Information Agency of Uzbekistan). Her current position is the head of Telecommunication Technologies and Services division.
Her working experience includes conduct of scientific engineering researches in telecommunications, working out of the normative documents. More than 10 years she works issues of standardization in communication and information.​

dtarasov.jpgDmitry Tarasov, Head of Science and Technical Center Communication Services and Networks of the FSUE NIIR

He is currently employed with Radio Research & Development Institute, Moscow.

At this time he is Director of "Center of services and networks".

His current responsibilities include the consulting and research services on the strategic development of communications networks and the telecommunications market, development of conceptual issues and elaboration system-networking solutions using new technologies, research in the field of information communications, development of technology road maps, carry out works to form a legal relationship between the main actors in the telecommunications market, traffic studies, provide quality services and valuations.

During the last three years his common research was directed on the testing telecommunication means.

He is the rapporteur of the Q8/SG11 and editor of Recommendation testing Q.3901 and Q.3903.
He has big experience to take out on the NGN workshop which happened by ITU-T, ITU-D, ATIS, Regional workshop, and others.