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1 Aalborg, Denmark, 8-9 October 2012 ITU-T and Academia Joint ITU-GISFI-DS-CTIF Standards Education Workshop (Aalborg, Denmark, 8-9 October 2012) Bilel Jamoussi, PhD, IEEE SM Chief, SGD, Telecommunication Standardization Bureau International Telecommunication Union

2 AGENDA ITU Overview ITU-T (standards) ITU-T Standards in action video ITU-Ts Key Topics ITU and Academia Kaleidoscope conferences Membership Other opportunities for collaboration

3 ITU Overview

4 ITU : enabling communication since

5 Unique public/private partnership UN agency for ICTs Members: 193 Member States (Governments and regulatory bodies) 700 Private Sector (Sector Members and Associates) 48 Academia Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations and Dr. H. Touré, Secretary-General of ITU

6 ITUs Global presence Headquarters in Geneva with Liaison Office in New York Regional offices in Addis Ababa, Bangkok, Brasilia, Cairo Area offices in Bridgetown, Dakar, Harare, Jakarta, Moscow, Santiago, Tegucigalpa, Yaoundé

7 Leading Private Sector Members

8 General Secretariat coordinates work of ITU ITU-R manages radio spectrum and satellite orbits ITU-D assists developing countries ITUs mission: committed to connecting the world ITU-T develops ICT and telecommunication standards

9 Importance of Global Standards Drive competitiveness, for individual businesses and world economy Lower prices Reduce technical barriers Foster interoperability Manufacturers, network operators and consumers benefit

10 Standards proven economic tool Standards make annual contribution of 2.5 billion £ - British Standards Institute (BSI) Economic benefits of standardization about 1% GDP - German standards body (DIN) Standards have a significant effect on limiting the undesirable outcomes of market failure The work of ITU has smoothed the more economical introduction of new technologies

11 ITU-T collaboration with standards organizations World Standards Cooperation: Patent policy & Joint events ITU-T and IEEE: MoU & Joint events Global Standards Collaboration: Supports ITU as preeminent global ICT standards organization ETSI: Management meetings ITU-T and IETF: Management meetings ITU-T and ICANN: Management meetings 44 formal partnerships

12 ITU-T (standards) Aalborg, Denmark, 8-9 October 2012

13 ITU-T Standards in Action VIDEO

14 ITU-Ts Key Topics

15 5% Regulatory NumberingTarif and Accounting 15 Denmark +45 SG2 SG3

16 Access: ADSL: ITU-T G.992 PLT: ITU-T G.9960 ( FTTX: GPON ITU-T G.984 Bendable fibers: ITU-T G.657 Optical Transport: SDH: ITU-T G.707 Carrier Ethernet: ITU-T Y.1731 Synchronization: Mobile Backhaul ITU Internet Broadband Access &Transport Standards SG15


18 INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT SYSTEMS Focus Group on Driver Distraction (FG Distraction) Focus Group on Cars Communication (FG CarCOM) ITU/ISO/IEC collaboration on ITS Communication Standards INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT) Focus Group on M2M Service Layer (FG M2M) NEW!

19 CLIMATE CHANGE Global Portal on ICTs, the Environment and Climate Change SG 5 Enhance the use of ICTs to measure greenhouse gas emissions across human activities Reduce greenhouse gas emissions in ICT sector New standard for universal charger Increase information on the role of ICTs in combating climate change

20 Multimedia Advanced video coding: ITU-T H.264 Used to compress billions of clips on YouTube, but also high-definition content on Blu-ray Discs New work on the way: Joint Collaborative Team on Video Coding (ITU-T, ISO/IEC) to reduce H.264 data rate by 50% SG16

21 ACCESSIBILITY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES Focus Group on Audiovisual Media Accessibility (FG AVA)

22 Cybersecurity & Identity Strengthen the confidence and security in the use of ICTs Strengthen cybersecurity and combat cyber threats Identity Management ITU X.509 compliant services Child Online Protection The Economist, July 2010 SG17

23 EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS Focus Group on Disaster Relief Systems, Network Resilience and Recovery (FG-DR&NRR) NEW! BRIDGING THE STANDARDIZATION GAP

24 Conformance and Interoperability To ensure their interoperability, products of different vendors must undergo conformity testing to standards Interoperability is part of the mission of ITU: ITU-T Conformity Database Conformity to ITU standards significantly increase the probability of interoperability of tested equipment, services and systems 24

25 ITU Interop Events E-health Interop event, Dubai, UAE, November, 2012 NGN Interop Event organized by HATS (Japan), supported by ITU, Tokyo, Japan, July, 2012 IPTV Showcasing, Telecom World-2011, Geneva, Switzerland, October 2011 IPTV Showcasing, Dubai, UAE, September th ITU IPTV Interop Event, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July st Interop Testing, Geneva, Switzerland, May rd ITU IPTV Interop Event, Pune, India, December nd ITU IPTV Interop Event, Singapore, and 27 September st ITU IPTV Interop Event, Geneva, Switzerland, July 2010

26 ITU-T: Study Groups SG#Area of ICT SG2Operational aspects of service provisioning and telecom management SG3 Tariff and accounting principles (including economic and policy issues) SG5Environment and climate change SG9Television and sound transmission and integrated cable networks SG11Signaling requirements, protocols and test specifications SG12Performance, QoS and QoE SG13Future networks, including mobile and NGN SG15Optical transport networks and access network infrastructures SG16Multimedia coding, systems and applications SG17Security

27 ITU and Academia

28 Cooperation between ITU-T and Universities Consultation meeting Geneva, January 2007 Objectives Better involvement of universities in the standardization process Future seeds for standardization Hurdles Proposals Expectations from universities Assistance to the educational process Internship with ITU-T Members Possible initiatives

29 Proposals Free selective access to working documents and ITU-T Recommendations New membership category for academia Credits to authors in ITU-Ts SG work ITU Courses recognized by academia in terms of curricula/credits Pre-standard environment Cooperation between ITU-T and Universities Consultation meeting Geneva, January 2007

30 First actions taken by TSB Kaleidoscope academic conferences Stocktaking of academic organizations Coordination activities with the other ITU Sectors and SDOs Internship opportunities Cooperation between ITU-T and Universities Consultation meeting Geneva, January 2007

31 ITU-T Technology Watch: Publish your research!

32 ITU Kaleidoscope academic conferences: participate International events bringing academia and industry together Brainstorming on future ICT networks and services Rigorous, double-blind, peer-review process Top 3 papers win prize money totaling USD$ 10,000

33 Technical co-sponsorship The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE)

34 Share your ideas… Papers reviewed by a committee of more than 100 ICTs experts Each paper reviewed independently by 3 reviewers This year: 99 papers from 35 countries submitted for review

35 … Have your ideas spread Proceedings distributed by IEEE Xplore Potential publication of best papers in: - IEEE Communications Magazine - International Journal of Technology Marketing - International Journal of IT Standards & Standardization Research

36 Kaleidoscope 2008 – Innovations in NGN Geneva, Switzerland Past Kaleidoscope editions Kaleidoscope 2010 – Beyond the Internet? - Innovations for future networks and services Pune, India Kaleidoscope The fully networked human? - Innovations for future networks and services Cape Town, South Africa Kaleidoscope 2009 – Innovations for Digital Inclusion Mar del Plata, Argentina

37 Next Kaleidoscope event Building Sustainable Communities Kyoto University, April 2013 Future technologies should be designed to enhance the quality of human life. Sustainable communities will combine human-oriented technologies and human values.

38 ITU opens up to Academia

39 ITU membership now open to Academia Academia, universities and associated research establishments can join ITUs three sectors in their own right Resolution 169 (ITU PP-10)

40 Rights Access to all ITU-T Study Groups Submit contributions Leading positions: rapporteur or editor Unlimited participation of delegates 40 Benefits Working with Member States and regulatory bodies from all around the world Meeting key players in the ICT industry Partner with the most innovative research institutes and universities

41 First welcome ceremony in January 2011 ITU welcome ceremony for Academia With all ITU elected officials Waseda University, Japan, receiving ITU member certificate

42 ITUS network of academia members 48 universities in 33 countries

43 Become a Member! Annual Membership fee: For developed countries: CHF For developing countries: CHF Step 1: Fill the Form ormforacademia.pdf ormforacademia.pdf Step 2: Send the form

44 Internships for students Flexible duration: from 1 to 6 months Wide range of skills covered: from engineering and web design to public relations Flexible work arrangements: part-time, remotely

45 Participate as a speaker at our events: get involved! See:

46 Seminars to meet our experts ITU Experts visit academia members Seminars organized for academia members at ITU Seminars organized for university students at ITU: US Thunderbird School of Global Management Geneva, 12 January 2011 Sookmyung Womens University Students, Korea Geneva, 13 July 2010 Seminar - Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University, Germany Geneva, 16 April 2010

47 Lecture Series in ITU and in your university ITU experts staff can give a presentation/lecture in your University on a topic of common interest to your University Faculty and ITU. Professors are invited to ITU to give a presentation/lecture on a topic of common interest to TSB staff and your University Faculty. Contact

48 Introduce standards in your academic curricula: Standards Education ITU Webinar on Standards Education - 30 April TSB Directors Ad hoc Group on Education about Standardization - First meeting: today at 17h45 Join us!

49 Get info on our work: ITU-T promo materials and Newslog ITU-T Promo materials: ITU-T News:

50 Thank YOU

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