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World Telecom 99

The eighth world telecommunications exhibition and forum will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 9 to 17 October 1999. It will be organised by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and will address the general theme "Join the World".

The conference organisers are...

9 October 1999 - 9 October 1999
Switzerland

The eighth world telecommunications exhibition and forum will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 9 to 17 October 1999. It will be organised by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and will address the general theme "Join the World".

The conference organisers are currently seeking the submission of abstracts of papers for presentation during the conference on the following themes, which are to be addressed under particular sections of the conference:

- Policy and regulatory summit:

. Global convergence;
. Universal access;
. Electronic commerce;
. Global access to scarce resources;
. Trade;

- Infrastructure summit (networks and systems);

. New network architectures;
. Interoperability or convergence;
. Evolution of network functions;
. Infrastructure management in a multi-network environment;
. New options in basic technologies;
. Novel approaches to standardisation;
. Infrastructure investment and market value;
. Performance and quality in a competitive environment.

Paper abstracts are also welcomed for the interactive summit on services and applications which will provide a novel, human-centred approach to the Information Society, and will assess the impact of the new communication technologies on the way we live. Submissions for Telecom Development Symposium, which will present development trends to accelerate and facilitate the general development of an individual country, its economy and people, are also welcomed.
For further information, please contact:

International Telecommunications Union
TELECOM Secretariat
Place des Nations
CH-1211 Genève 20
Tel. +41-22-7306161; Fax +41-22-7306444
E-mail: telecominf@itu.int
URL: http://gold.itu.int/TELECOM/index.html

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