Kaleidoscope 2013: Building sustainable communities

Meeting or Conference
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Kyoto University Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies (KU GSGES)
22-24 Apr 2013
Japan (Kyoto)

Background Building Sustainable Communities − is the fifth in a series of peer-reviewed academic conferences organized by ITU that aim to identify emerging developments in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) at an early stage to generate successful products and services through the development of international and open standards. ICTs can be used as a catalyst for transforming life to meet the challenges of the new millennium, including global economic and financial crises, high unemployment rates, accessibility issues, global diseases, food availability and distribution, climate change, environmental disasters, energy consumption, transport systems, safety, security, and welfare. Sustainable communities will combine human-oriented technologies and human values. Themes Technology and architecture evolution • Disaster relief systems network resilience and recovery

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Target audience

Targeted at all specialists with a role in the field, including researches, academics, students, engineers, policy makers and regulators, innovators and futurists from all over the world.

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