ITU International EMF Workshop - Quito South America

The International Telecommunication Union held a workshop on "Human Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs) in Latin America" on 14 August 2013 in Quito, Ecuador.

The objectives of this workshop are to respond to WTSA-12 Resolution 72 “Measurement concerns related to human exposure to electromagnetic fields”, to provide an overview of EMF issues to policy makers and other stakeholders with a special focus on Latin America and to identify a few actions for consideration of Working Party 2 of the ITU-T Study Group 5. 

The workshop brought together leading specialists in the field, from top policy-makers to engineers, designers, planners, government officials, regulators, standards experts and others.

Key note presentations included:

  • Emilie Van Deventer, Team Leader, Radiation Programme, World Health Organization
  • Hector Mario Carril, ITU Study Group 5 Vice-Chairman, & Regional Chairman 

Presentations - click here for the workshop presentations