Technical symposium at ITU Telecom World 2011 to focus on technology trends

From e-health and e-government to sustainable solutions,
next-generation wireless standardization and deployment and more, the ITU
Telecom World 2011 Technical Symposium will take an in-depth look at the
cutting-edge technological developments which are defining and influencing the
future of networks and services.

Organized through a Technical Co-sponsorship with the
IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc), the programme focuses on the hot topics
and future trends shaping tomorrow’s information and communication (ICT)
industry, featuring unique, fresh insights direct from R&D organizations.
Designed for engineers and technical specialists, the event prides itself on
being free of marketing hype.

Discussions will focus around 12 themes: Security
Issues in Future Networks, Green Solutions for Sustainable Growth, Innovations
in Broadband, Improving Healthcare through eHealth Services, New Concepts for Future Networks, Efficiency Challenges of
eGovernment, LTE Deployment Challenges, Broadband Networks for Rural Service
Delivery, Small Cells in Future Wireless Networks, Standardization in Practice,
Cognitive Management of Spectrum and Dependability of Emerging Economies on

To ensure a high-calibre, wholly original programme,
presentations will be selected via peer review by a panel of experts drawn from
technical committees and study groups from influential organizations such as
IEEE and ITU-T (ITU’s Telecommunication Standardization Sector).

The Technical Symposium at ITU Telecom World 2011 builds
on a long-standing tradition of cutting-edge debate and knowledge sharing,”
said Hamadoun Toure, ITU secretary-general.

With the invaluable support of IEEE ComSoc, the
Symposium harnesses the shared knowledge of a community of experts, drawn from
across the industry, and I look forward to hearing the innovative thinking
which will come out of it,” Toure added.


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