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    Daily Highlights

    All the action from the World 2013 day: debates, workshops, showfloor activities, news and views from the National Pavilions, Industry Stands and the InnovationSpace
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    Session summaries

    Catch up with the conversations as they happen during each day of the event
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    Perspectives

    Hear what ministers and industry leaders have to say on embracing change - and key findings from session moderators

Daily Highlights

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Day 1 Highlights – 19 Nov 2013

Opening Ceremony From traditional dancing to digital Bangkok today: ITU Telecom World 2013 glittering Opening Ceremony sets stage for week’s discussions Participants from across the world came together at Bangkok’s ... Read More
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Day 2 Highlights – 20 Nov 2013

The Internet of Things – data, people, processes, but where are the business models? Fast-paced developments in silicon engineering have brought us to the edge of the Internet of Things ... Read More
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Day 3 Highlights – 21 Nov 2013

Smart cities need citizen buy-in Making cities smart and sustainable is an imperative in a world where over 70 per cent of the population will be urban citizens by the ... Read More
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Day 4 Highlights – 22 Nov 2013

Digital Dividend: Challenges and opportunities Panelists at the Digital Dividend Ministerial Roundtable, ably moderated by ITU BR’s Francois Rancy shared views and debated the issues their countries were facing as ... Read More

Session Summaries

Day 1Tue 19th

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Opening Ceremony

From traditional dancing to digital Bangkok today: ITU Telecom World 2013 glittering Opening Ceremony sets stage for week’s discussions Participants from across the world came together at Bangkok’s IMPACT venue ... Read More

Forum Opening Conversation

Top players debate sector transformation, broadband revolution & driving connectivity worldwide The urgent need for understanding and cooperation between governments and the ICT industry in the form of public private ... Read More

Day 2Wed 20th

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Education Transformation: Importance of ICT in 21st Century Education

Ministers from around the world gathered at ITU World 2013 to tackle one of the biggest challenges in education today – incorporating ICT into learning. As today’s students prepare to ... Read More

How can World Citizens Ensure their Privacy in a Digital World?

Who owns data once it leaves our devices, and what privacy expectations are reasonable? These were some of the key questions debated by an eclectic panel line up at the ... Read More

Day 3Thu 21th

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Satellite Broadband Services: Opportunities and Challenges

Ably moderated by Euroconsult’s Pacome Revillon, the session convened a panel of experts from across the satellite broadband sector who shared thoughts on the role of, and future prospects for ... Read More
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Creative Conversation: Connections – Art, Technology and Society

As technology pervades every aspect of our lives, the lines between art, science and technology are becoming increasingly blurred. More people than ever now have the tools to create, innovate ... Read More

Day 4Fri 22th

Funding and Pricing of Next Generation Broadband Networks

Investment The question of how to best fund and deliver the next generation of broadband networks sparked a lively debate between panellists representing Australia, the Middle East and Europe on ... Read More

Perspectives

Hear the views, insights and opinions on key industry trends from session moderators and panellists, ministers, industry leadersa and young innovators in our Perspectives videos, recorded onsite at ITU Telecom World 2013.