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DAY TWO: Tuesday 19 November 2013 - MOBILE MARKET DYNAMICS & THE IMPACT ON CARRIER STRATEGY

 8:30am Networking breakfast

10:00am KEYNOTE ADDRESS: THE EUROPEAN ROAMDING LANDSCAPE

Roaming is currently one of the hottest topics for debate in Europe following critical changes in regulation and technological evolution. Hear from the CEO of Telefonica Global. Roaming as he provides a unique insight into how this market is set to change and what needs to happen to drive innovation and growth in this sector.

Speaker: José Antonio López-Jamar, CEO, TELEFONICA GLOBAL ROAMING


10:20am KEYNOTE ADDRESS: COMPETING IN AN ERA OF TRANSFORMATION: RESTRUCTURING FOR SUCCESS IN GLOBAL WHOLESALE

Following the creation of the new Vodafone Carrier Services business unit, the presentation will focus on the strategic objectives behind this restructuring, how the newly formed unit interacts with the mobile unit and how it hopes to deliver new services to drive innovation in the global telecoms industry

Speaker: Vivek Jhamb,  Senior Vice President of Northern Europe & North America Region, VODAFONE CARRIER SERVICES
 
10:40am  Morning coffee break and networking opportunity

11.40am THE MOBILE COMMERCE REVOLUTION: A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR CARRIERS TO ENTER THE ‘APP MONETIZATION’ ECOSYSTEM

The mobile commerce industry is experiencing explosive growth and changing the nature of the communication and digital services landscape . Delivered by a highly regarded market leader in Europe’s digital sector, this presentation will provide an insight into next-generation mobile innovation and the monetisation opportunities for the carrier industry.

Speaker: Gianluca D’Agostino,
Co-Founder and CEO, NEOMOBILE

11.55am KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION: MOBILE MARKET INSIGHT AND GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNTIES

As the mobile market is developing and IPX take-up growing, key decision-makers from the global industry forecast trends, challenges and opportunities for the future.

• Outlining strategic approaches for mobile network expansion
• Re-shaping operator business models in line with an expanding data-driven market
• The impact of global LTE advancements: assessing the potential for monetisation
• Creating an optimal mobile service roadmap
• IPX migration and network transformation; an update on global roll-outs
• Assessing the impact of IPX migration on mobile networks
• What are the ramifications of IPX on the carrier business? Further innovation opportunities
• Outlining strategic visions for future IP models; positioning an innovative IP strategy

Session leader: Patrick George, INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT
Panellists: 
Elisabetta Ripa, CEO, TELECOM ITALIA SPARKLE
Bjorn Iversen, CEO, TELENOR GLOBAL SERVICES
Ali Amiri, EVP Carrier and Wholesale Services, ETISALAT

12:40pm Lunch and networking opportunity    Sponsored by COLT TECHNOLOGY SERVICES     
                                                           
2:00pm Extended afternoon networking session 
Utilise the extended afternoon networking session to visit the exhibition room, network with other attendees and hold meetings

5:00pm Drinks reception 
All attendees are invited to the evening drinks reception. The perfect opportunity to build on contacts in an informal enviroment

6:30pm Pre-awards drinks reception    Sponsored by DIGITAL REALTY
All awards attendees are invited to the pre-awards drinks reception to connect with attendees before the award ceremony begins

7:30pm THE 9TH ANNUAL GLOBAL CARRIER AWARDS 2013
Celebrating innovation, vision and excellence across the regional and global wholesale industry, the 9th Annual Global Carrier Awards 2013 will be presented during a black tie gala dinner. Presented by our distinguished event host Astronaught  Professor Ulrich Walter, the awards will feature an evening of fine dining and entertainment whilst celebrating the highs in the global wholesale industry.


11:00pm Awards after party    Sponsored by AMS-IX
Join the winners and runners-up as they celebrate into the night






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