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ITU Telecom World 2012 to take place in Dubai

Major figures from the ICT industry will present their vision and strategic thought leadership at ITU Telecom World 2012, ITU's global networking and knowledge-sharing event, taking place in Dubai next week.


October 11, 2012  


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Major figures from the ICT industry will present their vision and strategic thought leadership at ITU Telecom World 2012, ITU’s global networking and knowledge-sharing event, taking place in Dubai next week.

Executives from Kaspersky Lab, Cisco and Ericsson will each address a plenary session attended by ITU Telecom World’s influential audience of Heads of State and Government, ministers, CEOs from across the entire ICT industry ecosystem, regulators, heads of UN agencies and international organizations, consultants, digital gurus and academics.

On Monday, Eugene Kaspersky, founder of Kaspersky Lab, will speak on ‘Surviving the Age of Cyberwarfare.’ He will outline the extent of the threat of cyberwarfare and how international cooperation is the only means to combat it.

The following day, Anders Linblad, head of Ericsson’s Middle East region, will focus on the need for partnerships and collaboration throughout the ICT industry and across vertical sectors to realize the benefit of new technologies for people, business and society everywhere.

Wim Elfrink, chief globalization officer at Cisco, will speak on Wednesday on ‘The Role of Technology in Enabling Sustainable Growth.’ His vision highlights the role of the ‘Internet of Everything’ in empowering communities, transforming industries and creating economic, social and environmental sustainability.