ITU Telecom World to set the stage for global change


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ITU Telecom World 2011

ITU’s Telecom World 2012, to be held in UAE in October, will see key global players discussing the future of communications.

ITU’s Telecom World 2012will take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 14-18 October 2012. The event, which follows the format pioneered at World 2011, will see interactive debate, networking and knowledge-sharing placed firmly at the centre of an influential discussion agenda.

ITU Telecom World 2012 will welcome a mix of leaders of governments, senior executives, key players from big business, technology companies; manufacturers, operators, content and applications providers plus regulators, policy advisers, academia and representatives of global media.

Organized by ITU, the event is hosted by the government of UAE and takes place alongside GITEX, the leading ICT event for the Middle East, Africa and the South Asian region.

ITU Telecom World 2012 will discuss issues such as new business and investment models, innovation, development and the economic crisis, energy efficiency, privacy and cybersecurity, citizen services – how governments can best communicate and engage online with their citizens – the applications and limitations of cloud computing, and more.

It will also include a Young Innovators Competition, where the next generation of young entrepreneurs will be able to demo their ideas and innovations on this world stage.

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