29th APT Standardization Program Forum (ASTAP-29)

22 August 2017 - 25 August 2017
Bangkok, Thailand

The Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) will organize the 29th APT Standardization Program Forum (ASTAP-29) from 22 to 25 August 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Objectives of ASTAP-29
The objective of ASTAP-29 is to promote, coordinate and harmonize telecommunication standardization activities across the Asia-Pacific region through regional cooperation. The experts will meet to enhance the level of expertise on standardization among the membership and expands the activities through practical contributions and solutions on the ICT issues in this region. 

ASTAP-29 will also include the Standardization Workshop which will be held in the morning of first day (22 August 2017) of the Forum.

The objectives of the Standardization Workshop are:
• To share what are the activities of each SDO (including standardization topics);
• To identify challenges of developing countries in ICT standardization;
• To identify best practice to address the challenges;
• To discuss possible ways for APT and/or SDOs to assist Members that are developing countries;
• To propose a way to establish a coordination mechanism for standardization activities in developing countries.

Expected outcomes of ASTAP-29
ASTAP-29 is expected to develop tangible outcomes which may include the followings:
• Draft APT Recommendations;
• APT Reports;
• APT Guidelines;
• Liaison Statements to other APT Work Programmes, ITU-T and ITU-D Study Groups and external organizations;
• Survey Questionnaires on the work items;
• Revised ToR of the Working Groups/ Expert Groups;
• Revised Work Plan of Working Groups;
• New Work Plan for study.

Invitation Letter

Provisional Agenda

Information for Participants

Meeting Documents

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