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Ramy Fathy

Vice Chairman of the ITU-T Study Group 20 (SG20)
ITU - International Telecommunication Union
Participates in 3 items
Dr. Ramy Ahmed Fathy, PhD
Director, Digital Services Planning & Risk Assessment, NTRA, Cairo, Egypt
Vice Chairman of ITU-T SG20 on IoT and its Applications including Smart Cities and Communities, Geneva, Switzerland

Ramy Ahmed Fathy is the Director ofDigital Services Planning and Risk Assessmentat the Egyptian National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA). As the Director of Digital Services, he seeks the development and implementation of sustainable and effective digital services in the Egyptian market. His role at NTRA includes the development of guidelines, regulatory frameworks, viable business models, and effective specifications & technical operating parameters, which ensure efficient and effective services' operation. He is leading the design, and specifications development of intelligent and digital services; addressing interoperability, risk, regulatory impact assessment and services’ market adoption while employing a wide set of tools related to radio network planning, transport design, market modeling, and optimization.

Fathy has been actively involved at the different stages of development of various intelligent ICT systems and services, in addition to numerous ICT-for-developmentand digital transformationinitiatives including national broadband networks, smart cities,m2m and IoTenablingregulatory frameworks,smart utilities,eGov, water management, and next generation access planning. His 15 years of experience include projectsdesign, budgeting, and planning ofsmart cities, enterpriseautomation, DTV transformation,and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS).

Over the past 10 years, Fathy has served in key roles in the international standardization arena. In 2012, he served as the Vice-Chairman of the ITU-T Focus Group of Bridging the Gap between Innovations and Standardization (Focus Group Innovation). One year later, he was elected as the Chairman of the ITU-T Focus Group on Smart Water Management for a period of two years. Currently he is serving as the Vice Chairman of the ITU-T Study Group 20 (SG20) on IoT and its applications including smart cities and communities since late 2015 where he is leading activities related to the standardization of end-to-end architectures for IoT and smart cities, intelligence, mechanisms for the interoperability of IoT applications, security, and identification aspects of IoT systems.

Fathy has a PhD in electronics and communications. He has led R&D projects in radio network planning and optimization, cognitive radio systems, video coding, cryptography, DSP/FPGA/GPP based implementations of consumer electronics products and satellite communication systems. He has numerous publications in esteemed journals and conferences, and he's the author of one book in electronics.

Sessions in which Ramy Fathy participates

Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT+01:00) Copenhagen
1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM | 1 hour
International Cooperation & SDGs

While IoT and AI have been pervasive to sectors including healthcare services, manufacturing, urban planning, finance and education, it can also serve as a channel for providing emergency services and reducing exploitation by eliminating human rights violation, especially in development countries. This session will explore how AI and IoT technologies could serve as a platform for the provision of emergency services that s...

Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT+01:00) Copenhagen
11:15 AM
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM | 1 hour 15 minutes
International Cooperation & SDGsIoT and Edge Computing Standardisation

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), one the oldest UN agencies, serves a dual role in the international arena. Not only does is it the United Nations agency for information and communication technologies, it also functions as an international standards developing organization (SDO). In line with its duties as an international SDO, Bridging the Standardization Gap (BSG) is a fundamental part of ITU's mission to connect the world. Through this programme, ITU see...

Thursday 20 June, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT+01:00) Copenhagen
2:30 PM
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM | 1 hour 15 minutes
IoT Emerging TechnologiesIoT Week Plenary & KeynoteSmart Cities & CommunitiesLarge Scale Pilots (LSP)IoT and Edge Computing Standardisation

ABOUT After the successful launch of the first edition of the workshop on “Internet of Things (IoT) for Smart Cities & Communities Convergence” at IoT Week 2017 in Geneva, and the two-day follow-up in Bilbao in 2018, we are now inviting you to join the next level of convergence to support cities and communities at IoT Week 2019 in Aarhus, Denmark – organised jointly by an alliance of international institutions and networks.