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ITU: Committed to connecting the world

50th anniversary of WTISD

​​​​​​On 17 May, we will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of World Telecommunication & Information Society Day.

This year, we will focus on “bridging the standardization gap." 

AI for Good Global Summit

​​​​The goal of the 3rd edition of the AI for Good Global Summit, Geneva, 28-31 May, is to connect AI innovators with problem owners and to identify practical applications of AI to advance the SDGs.​

Registration is open and free of charge.


Kaleidoscope 2019

​​​​​​​​​​ITU has issued a call for academic papers for its flagship academic conference, Kaleidoscope 2019 - ICT for Health: Networks, standards and innovation, hosted by the Georgia Institute of Technology, United States. This conference calls for original academic papers addressing ICTs’ contribution to innovation in healthcare delivery and medicine, to be submitted by 17 June 2019.

Submit your paper here.

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Evolving satellite communications

​​Game-changing satellite industry innovations can play a crucial role in connecting the unconnected and improving lives worldwide.

Read the latest edition of ITU News Magazine to learn more about key industry trends – and how decisions taken at the World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) may impact the protection and availability of spectrum for satellite communications. Learn more

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ITU Workshops, Seminars and Symposia

AI for Good Global Summit

​​28-31 May 2019, Geneva, Switzerland

Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR) 2019

9-12 July 2019, Port Vila, Vanuatu

ITU Telecom World 2019
9-12 September, Budapest, Hungary​

World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19)

​28 October to 22 November 2019​, Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt

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5G - Fifth generation of mobile technologies.

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ITU News Magazine ITU News Magazine

AI for Good: Paths forward

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