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ITU and Forum Global, in collaboration with RCC, are jointly organising The Inaugaural CIS Spectrum Management Conference. The Ministry of Transport, Communications of IT of Republic of Armenia, will host the conference in Yerevan from 12th to 14th December 2017.


The event will provide a high-level meeting point for stakeholders from CIS countries and beyond to discuss topical issues relating to the management and co-ordination of spectrum policy across the region.


Международный союз по электросвязи (МСЭ) и Forum Global в сотрудничестве с Региональным содружеством в области связи (РСС) организуют Учредительную конференцию по вопросам управления спектром в СНГ. Министерство транспорта, связи и информационных технологий Республики Армения проведет конференцию в Ереване 12—14 декабря 2017 года 


The conference will take place alongside an ITU Capacity Building Workshop on "Practical use of Radio Regulations”


Please note this event is free of charge to attend for all delegates. 

Speakers include

H.E Vahan Martirosyan

H.E Vahan Martirosyan

Minister of Transport, Communication and IT of Armenia


Francois  Rancy

Francois Rancy


ITU Radiocommunication Bureau

Albert Nalbandian

Albert Nalbandian


RCC WG on WRC-19

Nurudin  Mukhitdinov

Nurudin Mukhitdinov

Director General

Executive committee of the Regional Commonwealth in the Field of Communications (RCC)

Boris Demirkhanyan

Boris Demirkhanyan

Deputy Minister

Ministry of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies (Armenia)

Kirill  Oparin

Kirill Oparin

Head of Regional Office


Victor Strelets

Victor Strelets


Radio Regulations Board (RRB)

Valery  Butenko

Valery Butenko

Director General


Karen Badalov

Karen Badalov

Regional Director


Vincenzo Lobianco

Vincenzo Lobianco

Chief Technology and Innovation Officer


Ulrich  Rehfuess

Ulrich Rehfuess

Head of Spectrum Policy


Lidia Varukina

Lidia Varukina

Lead Coordinator CIS region


Dmytro  Protsenko

Dmytro Protsenko


BlackSea Digital Dividend Implementation Forum

Dzmitry  Korzun

Dzmitry Korzun

Head of Spectrum

Ministry of Communications and Information of the Republic of Belarus

Sergey  Pastukh

Sergey Pastukh

Chairman of ITU-R SG 1


More information


This year's CIS Spectrum Management Conference will bring together key stakeholders and policymakers in the region to discuss the following issues and topics:

  • Digital Switchover and the allocation of the 700MHz and 800MHz bands 
  • Spectrum for 5G – preparing for 5G launch and rollout in the region
  • Delivering the required connectivity for IoT and future network technologies
  • Meeting the growing spectrum requirements for mobile broadband
  • Increasing efficiency of spectrum usage in the region – tools and technologies Connecting the unconnected: Spectrum policies to help bring affordable connectivity to all
  • Looking Ahead to WRC-19


Get involved 


There are currently various speaker, sponsorship and wider visibility opportunities available. To inquire about how to become involved in this year's event, please contact: or alternatively please download the sponsorship brochure here.