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Exhibitions and forums

ITU organizes worldwide and regional exhibitions and forums, such as ITU TELECOM WORLD, which bring together government agencies – ministries, regulatory bodies and national statistical offices – international organizations, researchers, and others in the telecommunications and ICT industry to exchange ideas, knowledge and technology for the benefit of the global community and, in particular, the developing world.

ITU Telecom World 2012, held in Dubai, was an event where the bywords are knowledge and action. It convened a high-quality, influential mix of participants drawn from across the ICT industry along with Heads of State and Government, regulators, innovators, digital entrepreneurs and many more. A dynamic series of conferences took place that tackled core issues such as using ICTs to create a new future, optimization of spectrum resources, innovation, development and the economic crisis, convergence and transformation of the ICT value chain, the impact of social networks and more. The event also focused on a number of varied and innovative showcasing, sponsorship and hospitality options, and provided extensive opportunities for networking and doing business with top-level participants.

For more information: www.itu.int/ITUTELECOM/

Workshops and seminars

ITU organizes a number of workshops and seminars to progress existing work areas and explore new ones.

The events cover a wide array of topics in the ICT field and attract high-ranking experts as speakers, with attendees ranging from engineers to high-level management from all industry sectors.

For more information: www.itu.int/en/itutelecom/Pages/default.aspx