APT Newsletter

Asia-Pacific Telecommunity

February 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Interview with Ms. Aileen Chia
Deputy Chief Executive, Policy, Regulation & Competition Development and Director General, Telecoms & Post of the Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA), Singapore

New Management of the APT

 

Mr. Masanori Kondo

(Japan)

Mr. Liu Ziping
(People's Republic of China)

 

Mr. Masanori Kondo (Japan) will take office as Secretary General of the APT and Mr. Liu Ziping (People's Republic of China) as Deputy Secretary General of the APT from 9 February 2021.

 

Mr. Masanori Kondo and Mr. Liu Ziping were elected at the 15th Session of the General of the APT (GA-15) held from 3 to 5 December 2020. The Secretary General and the Deputy Secretary General of the APT shall hold office for a term of three years according to Article 10, paragraph 2 of the Constitution of the APT.

 

Upcoming Events

The 2nd Meeting of the APT Preparatory Group for WTDC-21 (APT WTDC21-2)

24 - 26 February 2021, Virtual Meeting

 

The APT will organize the 2nd Meeting of the APT Preparatory Group for WTDC-21 (APT WTDC21-2) from 24 to 26 February 2021 as a virtual meeting.

 

APT WTDC21-2 will discuss the issues of interest to the region for the World Telecommunication Development Conference 2021 (WTDC-21) and provide input to the Regional Preparatory Meeting Asia and the Pacific (RPM-ASP), in particular draft Regional Initiatives of Asia and the Pacific. APT WTDC21-2 is expected to conduct the following activities:

 

·         To discuss on issues for the WTDC-21 and identification of potential topics for APT Common Proposals

·         To prepare APT inputs to RPM for the Regional Initiatives

·         To review of the Structure and Work Plan of the Group.

 

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The 27th Meeting of the APT Wireless Group (AWG-29)

22 - 30 March 2021, Virtual Meeting

 

The APT will organize the 27th Meeting of the APT Wireless Group (AWG-27) from 22 to 30 March 2021 as a virtual meeting.

 

The APT Wireless Group (AWG) covers various aspects of emerging wireless systems to meet the upcoming digital convergence era in the Asia-Pacific region. It also assists to provide cost effective radiocommunication solutions and to facilitate the transfer of technology and knowledge. At its 27th meeting, the AWG will report on the progress of its activities and discuss the relevant topics and issues further.


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The 2nd Meeting of the APG for WRC-23 (APG23-2)

19 - 23 April 2021, Virtual Meeting

 

The 2nd Meeting of the APG for WRC-23 (APG23-2) will be held from 19 to 23 April 2021 as a virtual meeting. The objectives of the APG23-2 are as follows:

 

·         review of the working methods of APG for necessary amendments;

·         nomination for the Chairmen of Drafting Groups on individual WRC-23 agenda items;

·         consideration of the study progress in ITU-R Study Groups;

·         review of the preparation of ITU and other regional organizations for WRC-23; and

·         discussion and adoption of the APT Preliminary Views on WRC-23 agenda items and issues related to RA-23.

 

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Tentative Calendar of APT Events for the year 2021

 

No.

Title

Duration (day)

Tentative Schedule

Venue

Remarks

1

The 2nd Meeting of the APT Preparatory Group for WTDC-21 (APT WTDC21-2)

3

24-26 February

Virtual Meeting

 

2

The 27th Meeting of APT Wireless Group (AWG-27)

7

22-30 March

Virtual Meeting

 

3

The 2nd Meeting of the APT Conference Preparatory Group for WRC-23 (APG23-2)

5

19-23 April

Virtual Meeting

 

 

List of APT Training Courses for 2020-2021  

 

No.

Training Course

Duration

Schedule

Training Center

APT Training Courses under EBC-J 2020-2021

1

Cybersecurity Technologies -- Recent Trend of Risks and Countermeasures to them -- (Online Training Course)

16 days

3-18

February

TELEC,

Japan

2

Latest Wireless Communications Technology Trends and Planning of Effective Utilization of Frequency Spectrum (Online Training Course)

3 days

and

3 days

17-19 February

and

24-26  February

KDDIF,

Japan

3

ICT Services to Achieve SDGs and Digital Transformation (Online Training Course)

3 weeks

2-22 March

BHN,

Japan