L’ultimo giorno per inviare le domande di partecipazione è il 16 agosto 2016.
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), in collaboration with the Busan Metropolitan City and the National Information Society Agency (NIA), the Republic of Korea, are organizing the “Young ICT Leaders’ Forum 2016 (YILF-2016)” which will be held during 7-9 September 2016 in Busan City, the Republic of Korea. The Forum is hosted by the Busan Metropolitan City at Exhibition Hall 1, BEXCO, Republic of Korea.
This Forum is composed of the following parts:
- 2-day Conference and Busan Global Smart Cities Challenge (the 7th & 8th of Sept);
- Welcome and Networking reception (Evening of the 7th & 8th);
- Exploring the city of Busan (the 9th Sept.)
In addition, Busan Global Smart Cities Challenge, which is under auspices of the 2nd Young ICT Leaders’ Forum 2016, will be jointly organized by Busan Metropolitan City and ITU this year. Global Smart Cities Challenge is a competition opened for young people to present their young innovative ideas on harnessing the power of digital technologies in making a city smarter, safer, and friendlier to environment thereby improving quality of life of the citizens.
Busan Metropolitan City will provide fellowships (including round-trip air ticket and hotel accommodation) to qualified applicants, subject to available budget. The last date for receiving applications is 16 August 2016.
The Forum will be conducted in English. No participation fee is required. To participate, please complete online application form available at the website mentioned above. It is important to note that applicants are required to submit the complete application form with detail about their innovative ideas for the Busan Global Smart Cities Challenge. Successful candidates will be selected based on their ideas presented in the application form.
For more information about the event, please contact Ms. Soo Nam (info2016YILF@gmail.com) or visit the event website.