The purpose of the event is to form among young people a deep understanding of the activities and development prospects of the information and telecommunications technology industry, importance of international cooperation in this area.
ITU is the specialized agency of the United Nations in the field of communications. Leading experts in this field from all over the world are involved in the work of ITU: representatives of industry, academic organizations, relevant ministries and government regulators. Our University has been an academic member of the Union since 2012.
ITU Youth model will launch a new format of interaction between young specialists in the ICT industry. The event will include an introduction to the history, structure, and activities of one of the oldest international organizations in the world, lectures and master classes by leading experts in the field of ICT, preparation of draft contributions and recommendations from delegations of the ITU regions, reproduction of the work of study groups, and a cultural program.
Head of International Cooperation Department Irina Karimova took the initiative to organize and conduct the Youth Model of the International Telecommunication Union at SPbSUT. The concept of a joint event between SPbSUT and ITU was presented at the All-Russian Сompetition "Leaders of International Cooperation", as well as at the International Youth Forum "Eurasia Global", and received positive feedback from experts.
The team of organizers and experts, which consists of experienced specialists in the field of science and education, international cooperation, as well as representatives of telecommunications companies, has already started preparing the event.
Registration for ITU Youth Model will be open soon. Follow the news on the websites of SPbSUT and the ITU Regional Office for CIS Region.