WCIT 2019 Announcements

05 October 2019

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Join the WCIT 2019 official Telegram channel. You can find updated information and announcements on the WCIT website: https://wcit2019.org. Announcements will also be made on the Telegram channel to notify you on the speakers, schedule, and event details.

We look forward to welcoming you to WCIT Yerevan!

 

Media accreditation

Media pass badges are available to collect from the WCIT Headquarters prior to the Congress. We suggest earlier pick up to prevent long waiting lines on the day of the Congress. Badges will also be available for pickup at the WCIT 2019 Opening Ceremony, on October 6 at the press entrance near the Shahumyan statue at 18:30PM. Below are the details for pick-up. Passport is required!

Address: Yerevan Plaza - 1st floor, 9 Grigor Lusavorich Street, Yerevan 0015

5th of October - 11am till 19pm, except from 14:30-16:00PM. 

Passes for cars will be available at the K. Demirchyan Concert and Sports Complex on October 5 from 19:00-21:00PM. 

 

Event Information

Meet our speakers! The WCIT 2019 Speakers list is available on the WCIT 2019 website.

The WCIT 2019 Agenda is available on the WCIT 2019 website.

The WCIT 2019 Press Kit is available in both Armenian and English.

Watch live! The livestream of WCIT 2019 will be available on the WCIT 2019 website during the congress.

For scenes from WCIT 2019, visit the WCIT 2019 Flickr photostream.

 

Concert

The WCIT 2019 Opening Concert will be held on Sunday October 6 at Yerevan's Republic Square at 20:00. The Opening Concert will be performed by the WCIT Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Sergey Smbatyan, who will be joined by world-famous DJ and Producer Armin van Buuren. The concert is open to all, free of charge.

Entrance for media representatives will be on the side of the Shahumyan statue at 18:30PM. Have your accreditation badges and passports with you for entry! Whoever has not yet picked up their badges can do so at the press entrance. 

 

Venue Arrivals

On Monday, October 7, media representatives who will be driving to the event venue with badges for their cars must be at the venue no later than 8:15 AM with badges. There are also shuttles for all participants to and from the event venue. Below is the shuttle schedule and more information on when media representatives should arrive to take a shuttle. 

Bus Times

Below is the shuttle schedule for WCIT 2019, which will take all participants to and from the congress venue and all other congress event spaces. Media representatives that will travel by shuttle should be at Republic Square by 7:15AM or 7:30AM on Monday, October 7 to ensure a timely arrival at the event venue. 

07.10

07:15 - 08:45 Republic Square – Congress Venue (every 15 minutes)

10:00 - 17:00 Congress Venue – DigiTec expo hall (every 1 hour)

18:00 – 19:00 Congress Venue – Republic Square (every 15 minutes)

08.10

07:45 - 09:45 Republic Square – Congress Venue (every 15 minutes)

10:00 - 17:00 Congress Venue – DigiTec expo hall (every 1 hour)

18:00 – 19:00 Congress Venue – Republic Square (every 15 minutes)

18:30 – 19:30 Republic Square – Dvin Music hall (every 15 minutes)

21:30 – 23:00 Dvin Music hall – Republic Square (every 30 minutes)

09.10

07:45 - 09:45 Republic Square – Congress Venue (every 15 minutes)

10:00 - 17:00 Congress Venue – DigiTec expo hall (every 1 hour)

18:00 – 19:00 Congress Venue – Republic Square (every 15 minutes)

 

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WCIT 2019 will be held in Yerevan on October 6-9, 2019. The Congress is hosted by Armenia with the support and under the high patronage of the Government of the Republic of Armenia. The World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) was established by the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA). Its main organizing body is the Union of Advanced Technology Enterprises (UATE).

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