ITU Telecom World is a unique international platform for influential figures from government and industry to connect with tech SMEs, exhibit and explore partnerships solutions, debate and share ideas.

It’s about bringing smart technologies together with smart ideas and smart people to make the world better, sooner.

 

Who is it for ? 

Telecom World - Who is it for
  • Small and medium businesses (SMEs), entrepreneurs and innovators
  • Ministers of ICT and any related sector such as finance, health, education, energy
  • Regulators of ICT, data and any related sector
  • Exhibitors from nations, companies and organizations around the world
  • Industry CEOs and investors
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Academics, consultants and digital thinkers • Media

Why attend ?

Telecom World - Exhibit

Exhibit

Your country, organisation, startup or innovative solution on our global platform.

Learn more
Telecom World - Sponsor

Sponsor

Your brand and message at the heart of the international ICT community.
 

Learn more
Telecom World - Debate

Debate

Expert speakers, industry and government leaders, world class debate.

Learn more
Telecom World - Network

Network

The connections that matter between nations, organisations, ideas and individuals.

Learn more
Telecom World - SME Focus

SME Focus

Supporting tech SMEs and startups across the world – through exhibition pods, workshops, debates and targeted networking.

Learn more

Programme Summary


Monday 25
September

  • 09:30 Panel Sessions
  • 11:00 Opening Ceremony
  • 12:00 Exhibition Opens
  • 12:15 Leaders Lunch
  • 14:45 Leadership Summit
  • 18:00 Welcome Dinner

Tuesday 26
September

  • 09:00 Plenary Session
  • 10:00 Exhibition Opens
  • 11:00 Panel Sessions
  • 11:00 Ministerial Roundtable
  • 12:30 Networking Lunch
  • 14:45 Ministerial Roundtable
  • 14:45 Panel Sessions

Wednesday 27 September

  • 09:00 Plenary Session
  • 10:00 Exhibition Opens
  • 11:00 Panel Sessions
  • 14:00 Panel Sessions
  • 14:45 Ministerial Roundtable

Thursday 28
September

  • 09:00 Plenary Session
  • 10:00 Exhibition Opens
  • 11:00 Panel Sessions
  • 14:00 Awards Ceremony
  • 16:00 Farewell Reception

Speakers Snapshot

Chae-Sub Lee

Director, ITU Telecommunication Standardization Bureau

International Telecommunication Union

Siyabonga Cyprian Cwele

Minister

Ministry of Telecommunications and Postal Services, South Africa

Peng Zhao

Regional Spectrum Policy Director, Government and Regulatory Affairs

GSMA

Henry Nzekwu

Founder and Executive Vice Chairman

MessageWise Limited

The ITU Telecom World Awards 2017

Recognising ICT innovations
changing the world for the better


What they said

2017 Partners and Sponsors