Juncker Digital Revolution at the IX Digital Regulation Forum


digital-672x372One of the world’s most influential regulatory forum of the Telecommunications and Digital Community will be dedicated this year to the digital goals indicated in his programme by President Jean-Claude Juncker.

The 9th Digital Regulation Forum is organised by IIR Telecoms and Technologies, in partnership with Broadband4Europe and ChinaEU .

The Forum will host the leading representatives from regulators, OTTs, operators and experts to deliver all the business critical information you need to push your business forward.

The Forum will give you the opportunity:

  • to hear first-hand updates from the new players within the digital ecosystem and the new Commission
  • to understand what the investor community expects in terms of new telecom policies for the digital single market
  • to discuss how the telecoms industry can guarantee that value is created over networks
  • to learn about the digital revolution taking place in key markets, including China and Latin America.

The agenda includes, in alphabetic order, leading speakers as:

  • Joseph Alhadeff, Vice President for Global Public Policy, Chief Privacy Officer, Oracle Corporation
  • Julian Ashworth, Group Industry Policy Director, BT Group
  • Fatima Barros, Chair 2015, BEREC
  • Guillermo Beltrà, Senior Policy Officer, BEUC
  • Theo Bertram, UK Policy Manager, Google
  • Giovanni Buttarelli, European Data Protection Supervisor, TBC
  • David Cantor, Attorney & Advisor, Telecommunications Law & Strategy
  • Harlan Carere, Analyst, Fidelity Management & Research
  • Eric Debroeck, Senior Vice-President of Regulatory Affairs, Orange
  • Philippe Defraigne, Director, Cullen International
  • Felipe Florez Duncan, Partner, Oxera
  • Luis Enriquez, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
  • Aidan Fisher, Senior Analyst, Wellington Asset Management
  • Luigi Gambardella, Founder Broadband4Europe
  • Jeremy Godfrey, Commissioner, Comreg
  • Rickard Granberg, Head of Regulation and Compliance, Talk Talk Group
  • Bruno Grandsard, Senior Analyst, AXA Investment Management
  • Jack Hamande, Chairman of Council, BIPT Belgium
  • Ronald Hendrikx, Partner, Bird & Bird
  • Aarti Holla, Secretary-General, ESOA
  • Jos Huigen, Director of European Affairs, KPN
  • Jussi Kahtava, Director, Allied Spectrum Associates Ltd
  • Tolga Kilic, Regulatory Director, Avea
  • Matthias Kurth, Executive Chairman, Cable Europe
  • Karim Lesina, Vice President, International Ext Affairs, EU, Caribbean, Central and Latin America, Trans-Atlantic Relations, AT&T
  • Jonathan Liebenau, Associate Professor (Reader) of Technology Management, London School of Economics
  • Robert M McDowell, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP; former Commissioner and Senior Member, Federal Communications Commission
  • Xiao Ming, President, ZTE Europe
  • H. Nwana, Executive Director, Dynamic Spectrum Alliance
  • Jonathan Oxley, Group Director Competition, Ofcom
  • Mark Page, UK Managing Partner and Global Leader for Communications, Media & Technology, A.T. Kearney
  • Ajit Pai, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
  • Daniel Pataki, Vice President of Regulation, GSMA
  • Maurice Patrick, Managing Director, European Telecoms Equity Research, Barclays
  • Anand Ramachandran, Managing Director of Asian Telecoms Equity Research, Barclays
  • Andrea Renda, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
  • Eduardo Martínez Rivero, Head of Unit, DG COMPETITION, Antitrust – Telecoms, European Commission
  • Mark Scott, European Tech Correspondent, The New York Times
  • Georg Serentschy, Senior Director, Arthur D. Little
  • Sumit Sharma, Senior Consultant, Oxera
  • Dragos Stefanescu, Global Telecoms Analyst, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan
  • John Strand, CEO, Strand Consult
  • Karim Taga, Managing Partner and Global Practice Leader TIME (Telecommunications, Information Technology, Media and Electronics), Arthur D. Little
  • Daniel Thomas, Telecoms Correspondent, Financial Times
  • Chi Tsang, Director, Internet & Media Analyst, Asia Pacific, Global Research, HSBC
  • Claudia Vernotti, Director, ChinaEU
  • Roberto Viola, Deputy Director General, DG CNECT, European Commission
  • William Webb, CEO, Weightless
  • Anthony Whelan, Acting Director, Electronic Communications, Networks and Services, DG CONNECT, European Commission
  • Nick White, Executive Vice President, INTUG
  • Laura Lei Zhang, General Manager, China Mobile International UK

event-logoPanel sessions and interactive round tables feature heavily on the agenda to ensure you can take part in key discussions on:
Telecommunications regulations, Copyright, Data protection, Policies to maximise the use of spectrum, investors’ community and new telecom policies for Digital Single Market, Benefits and challenges of net neutrality, Consumer protection rules, Emerging technologies (M2M, SDN, Internet of Things, Switching applications, the OTTs as complement or supplement of telecommunication operations, M&As) and many other topics.

To participate register as a delegate here.

Download the event’s brochure.

The Digital Regulation Forum is supported by:

  • Barclays (Premier Sponsor)
  • Allied Spectrum Associates, Bird & Bird (Event Sponsors)
  • Oxera (Event Supporter)
  • Broadband4Europe (Event Partner)
  • China EU (Panel Host)
  • Dinamic Spectrum Alliance, ETNO, INTUG, Weightless (Supporting Associations)

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