Transferable Skills Training 4 – Standardization
- Dates: Jan. 10–13, 2017
- Location: ITU Headquarters, 2 rue de Varembé, Geneva, Switzerland (directions)
- Getting around ITU – Room plan
09:00-09:30 Welcome (Alessia Magliarditi), Reception desk/Montbrillant building
09:30-11:00 Tour of ITU premises (Josh Choi), Reception desk/Montbrillant building
11:00-12:30 Study Group 12 Opening Plenary, Room K
12:30-14:00 Lunch break
Wednesday, 11 January
09:00-10:30 Opening of Working Parties in sequence, Room K
11:00-12:30 Opening of Working Parties in sequence, Room K
12:30-13:00 Lunch break
13:00-14:00 SG12 Orientation Session
14:00-15:30 Presentations and discussion with SG12 experts and ITU staff (I), Room G1
16:00-17:30 Ad hoc meetings (parallel) of Questions in any Working Party (Q3, Q14, Q17)
20:00-23:00 Social event: Swiss Cheese Fondue, Bains des Pâquis (Directions)
Thursday, 12 January
12:30-14:00 Lunch break
Friday, 13 January
09:00-11:00 Segment on IPR & Standards ITU, WIPO, Room G1
11:15-12:30 Guided tour: United Nations Palais des Nations. Valid identity documents are required.
Presentation and discussion sessions with Study Group participants and ITU staff
To address questions such as:
– Why do standards matter to industry, governments, regulators, academia, and users?
– What are the motives of different actors to participate in standardization?
– What are the challenges developing countries face with respect to QoS/QoE, and how do standards help to address these challenges?
– Which organizations are involved in QoS/QoE standardization and what are their respective roles?
– What is the relationship between ITU-T, ITU-R, ETSI, 3GPP, and others?
– What is the journey of an ITU-T Recommendation?
– What are examples of ongoing QoS/QoE standardization projects?
– What is the role of the United Nations in ICT standardization? (ITU)
– What are the possibilities for academia to get involved in ITU activities? (ITU)
– What is the role of Intellectual Property Rights in ITU standards? (covered by ITU and WIPO on Friday morning)
Speakers may include
– Kwame Baah-Acheamfuor, National Communications Authority, Ghana
– Paul Coverdale, Huawei Technologies, China (confirmed for Wednesday)
– Al Morton, AT&T Laboratories, United States
– Akira Takahashi, NTT, Japan
– Irina Cotanis, Ascom, Switzerland
– Vincent Barriac, Orange, France (confirmed for Wednesday)
– Ludovic Malfait, Dolby Laboratories, United States
– Jens Berger, SwissQual, Switzerland
– Jörgen Gustafsson, Ericsson, Sweden
– Tiago Sousa Prado, Anatel, Brazil
– Sebastian Möller, TU Berlin, Deutsche Telekom, Germany (confirmed for Thursday)
– Alexander Raake, TU Ilmenau, Deutsche Telekom, Germany
– Bilel Jamoussi, Chief, Study Groups Department, ITU (confirmed for Thursday)
– Nikolaos Volanis, Legal Officer, Legal Affairs Unit, ITU (confirmed for Friday)
– Alessia Magliarditi, ITU
– Aida Dolotbaeva, Legal Officer, Patent Law Section, Patent Law Division, WIPO (confirmed for Friday)