8:00am Registration and welcome breakfast
9:30am NEW FOR 2013! EXCLUSIVE KEYNOTE SPEAKER: MAGNUS LINDKVIST, TRENDSPOTTER EXTRAORDINAIRE
The Next X: How will the Facebook or Skype of the future shape the wholesale telecom industry?
A high-energy, inspirational roller-coaster ride into the dark void we call the future. Using insights from around the world in different
industries, futurologist Magnus Lindkvist will try to answer the question "what's next for telecom wholesale players?" What kind of
applications are lurking in labs and garages right now? What dividends do the laws of Metcalfe and Moore have left in them? What
are the next generation of consumers eager to do and see and what kind of capacity will they need? These are just some of the
questions inspiring this thought-provoking keynote talk. Welcome to the future...today.
10:30am Morning coffee break and networking opportunity
11:45am KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION: THE GREAT DEBATE - INNOVATION & CARRIER INDUSTRY TRANSFORMATION
Based on the theme of innovation and carrier industry transformation, the objective of the session is to determine the critical changes driving wholesale market development. Discover how content delivery is changing, how the carrier relationship to OTT players can be redefined, and explore strategies on how to leverage market evolution to bring innovation to customers. Leading players from the content and carrier markets will debate how the industry will change shape, evolve and whether a mutually beneficial partnership model can be achieved.
What are the critical changes driving wholesale market development?
Content and innovation; redefining the carrier relationship to OTT players
Wholesale strategies to enable competitive advantage for retail providers
How can you compete with free? Strategies to remain profitable in international voice communications
Re-aligning wholesale business models in the context of a changing carrier landscape
Leveraging market evolution to bring innovation to customers: how can we innovate? Saturation of the equipment market
Creative solutions to combat price maturation and declining revenues
Forecasting the future make-up of the communication and carrier business
Session leader: Michael Wheeler, Executive Vice President Global IP Network, NTT COMMUNICATIONS
Holger Magnussen, Senior Vice President, DEUTSCHE TELEKOM ICSS
Alexandre Pébereau, EVP International Carriers, ORANGE
Cengiz Oztelcan, CEO, TURK TELEKOM INTERNATIONAL
Cédric Diedrich, Head of Telecom Business Development, DEEZER
Lars Fjeldsoe-Nielsen, Head of Mobile, DROPBOX
David Temkin, Director of Network Architecture, NETFLIX
12.45pm Lunch and networking opportunity Sponsored by BT GLOBAL TELECOM MARKETS
2:15pm Extended afternoon networking session
Utilise the extended afternoon networking session to visit the exhibition room, network with other attendees and hold meetings
5:30pm Drinks reception Sponsoerd by NTT COMMUNICATIONS