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DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION, GLOBAL OPPORTUNITY
The Young ICT Leaders’ Forum is 3-days forum organized by ITU and Busan Metropolitan city that gathers all youth from worldwide together in order to learn and to share ideas about ICT development and innovations. It is also a platform where the participants can pursue their career advancement and opportunities to realize their entrepreneurship through a network of professionals and experts as well as capacity building programme.
Learning & Sharing through a network of professionals and experts as well as capacity building programme
SMART CITIES IDEA COMPETITION (BGSCC)
Develop innovative ideas on harnessing the power of digital technologies in making your cities smarter, safer, and friendly.
Explore high technology of IoT and Smart City services in Busan Global Smart City
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BUSAN GLOBAL SMART CITIES CHALLENGE 2017 (BGSCC)
Global Competition on harnessing the power of digital technologies in making a city smarter, safer, and friendlier to the environment, thereby improving the quality of life of the citizens.
Following the 2016’s success, the Young ICT Leaders’ Forum 2017 will incorporate “Busan Global Smart Cities Challenge” which is an open competition platform for young people to present their innovative ideas on harnessing the power of digital technologies in making a city smarter, safer, and friendlier to the environment, thereby improving the quality of life of the citizens.
Category A: Ideas about Building Smart Cities: transforming lives
Category B: Ideas about AI/FinTech for Smart Cities
Category C: Ideas about Iot and Security
Category D: Ideas about CSRs and the SDGs
TENTATIVE PROGRAMME AGENDA
The tentative agenda is subject to change without notice
"It was great opportunity for learning and sharing the knowledge in terms of Smart City. Thank you so much!"
Vincenzo Dentamaro – Nextome, Italy
“Through our participation in the YILF2016, we got a great opportunity to learn new knowledge and network with fully energized young talents. Don’t miss this chance, young leaders over the world!”
Angkring Team: Salsabila Imtiyas, Indonesia
"I enjoyed being among the participants in the program I meet different people from different country's i leaned different cultures and shared my ideals with the fellow entrepreneurs who gave me positive feedback on how to provide a better product and service to the community."
Patrick Muhire – Vuga Pay, Rwanda
"A great opportunity for young leaders to share their innovative work and get challenged! Also, seeing Busan's smart city achievements was quite a valuable experience."
Albena Geleva, Bulgaria
"The forum was a valuable experience for me. I was able to meet people from various countries, and it was good to be able to hear with other's good ideas for each country environment. It was time to broaden my view in the future."
Jinhee Lee, Republic of Korea
Last year's Winners
Out of 264 applications, the winners of Busan Global Smart Cities Challenge 2016 are
YILF with ITU Telecom WOrld
This year, 2017, the Young ICT Leader's Forum will be held in conjunction with the ITU Telecom World 2017 during 25 - 28 September 2017. Young ICT Leader's Forum 2017 will take a place on Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th September at Room 205 (APEC Hall) BEXCO at beautiful Smart City BUSAN, Republic of Korea
Room 203, APEC Hall, BEXCO
55 APEC-ro, U-dong, Haeundae,
Busan, Republic of Korea
ORGANIZERS & SPONSORS
Programme is organized by