We invite to attend the ITU Regional Workshop for Europe and CIS “Using ICT to save lives”

We invite to attend the ITU Regional Workshop for Europe and CIS “Using ICT to save lives”

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in collaboration with the
A.S. Popov Odessa National Academy of Telecommunications (A.S. Popov ONAT) of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine are going to hold the ITU Regional Workshop for Europe and CIS «Using ICT to save lives». The Workshop is going to be carried out in Odessa, Ukraine, on April 24-26, 2019.

The Workshop is addressed to the executives and experts responsible for emergency telecommunications and disaster response from ministries, regulators, telecom operators, universities and general education institutions, telecommunication equipment manufacturers, research and design institutes, software developers and other interested stakeholders from Europe and CIS regions.

The Workshop is aimed at presentation of modern scientific research in the field of using ICT to save lives. In particular, the Workshop will cover following issues: strategic aspects and international cooperation in using ICT to save lives; best practices of using ICT for saving lives; technical solutions for the use of ICT in emergency situations; technical, legal and organizational aspects of telemedicine; using ICT to address climate change issues; use of ICT in the work of emergency services.

Among the speakers of the Seminar:

  • Jaroslaw Ponder, Head of the ITU Office for Europe, ITU;

  • Farid Nakhli, Programme Officer of the ITU Office for CIS, ITU;

  • Hiroshi Ota, ITU-T SG15 Counsellor, ITU;

  • Maritza Delgado, Programme Officer BDT/LSE, ITU;

  • Grigoriy Grysha, Deputy Head of the Communication Department, National Commision for the State Regulation of Communications and Informatizations, Ukraine;

  • Thomas Barmueller, Director Europe, Middle East and Africa Mobile Manufacturers Forum, The Republic of Austria;

  • Oleg Senkov, Huawei, Ukraine;

  • Isao Nakajima, Professor of Department of Emergency, Tokai University School of Medicine, Japan;

  • Koyoshi Kurokawa, Professor of the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan;

  • Anatoly Nevmerzhitsky, ITU expert, The Republic of Belarus;

  • Hrant Hovhannisyan, Chief Specialist, Department of Broadcasting and Terrestrial Services Analysis, Republican Telecommunications Center (SNCO), Armenia;

  • Vlan Asanaliev, Emergency Telecommunications Specialist, State Committee for Information Technologies and Communications, Kyrgyzstan;

  • Umida Musaeva, Senior Specialist at International Department, Ministry of Information Technology and Communications Development, Uzbekistan;

  • Olexandr Storojenko, Senior Manager, Digital Radio Systems LTD, Ukraine;

  • Yuri Kargapolov, member of the Coordination Council, Ukrainian Network Information Center, Ukraine;

The opening of the seminar will be held April 24, 2019 at 9.30 at the address: Odessa, st. Kuznechnaya 1, aud. 223 (conference room) ONAT them. A.S. Popov. Registration of participants and media will take place from 8.30 to 9.30.


Communication with the media is scheduled from 9.00 to 9.30.

Contact number: +38 067 759 45 95

Link to the official event page: https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-D/Regional-Presence/Europe/Pages/Events/2019/WO/Using-ICT-to-save-lives.aspx


We invite everyone to attend the Seminar!