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2015 Agenda Day Two

DAY TWO - Tuesday 3 November 2015


9:00am - 10:00am
Networking breakfast (Exhibition area, meeting suites and meeting tables open 8:30am - 5:30pm)

10:00am-10:20am
SPOTLIGHT INTERVIEW: DISTINGUISHING THE WHAT-YOU-NEED FROM WHAT-YOU-WANT ─ AN INSIGHT INTO CREATING AN ENTERPRISE PARTNERSHIP IN THE DIGITAL AGE

Interviewer:
Erik Kreifeldt, Senior Analyst, TELEGEOGRAPHY

Interviewee:
Mojtaba Akbari, Technology Advisor, IRISH GOVERNMENT



10:20am-11:00am
KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION: THE DEMANDS OF THE NEW AGE ENTERPRISE CUSTOMER - MEETING THE EXPECTATIONS OF A GLOBAL BUSINESS

Moderator:
Erik Kreifeldt, Senior Analyst, TELEGEOGRAPHY

Confirmed speakers
:
Carl Grivner, EVP, Network Services, COLT
Imran Younis, Global Head of User Experience and Design, LATEROOMS.COM
Andrew Crouch, Regional President, EMEA and Global Accounts Manager (GAM) Division, LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS
Gil Santaliz, Founder and Managing Member, NJFX

11:00am-11:55am
PANEL DISCUSSION: UP INTO THE CLOUD: THE NEXT STEP IN SERVICE EVOLUTION FOR THE WHOLESALE CARRIER

Moderator:
Alex Hawkes, Editor, CAPACITY MAGAZINE

Panellists:
Jarrett Appleby, COO, DIGITAL REALTY
Eric Schwartz, President, EMEA, EQUINIX
Renzo Ravaglia, EVP, INTEROUTE
Michael Wheeler, EVP, Head of Global IP Network Business Unit, NTT COMMUNICATIONS 
Alastair Kane, MD, UK and I, ZAYO GROUP


 

12:00pm-12:30pm
KEYNOTE SESSION: UNIFYING THE TECHNOLOGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS: ENVISION THE END-USER OF TOMORROW 
Michel Combes
, Group COO, ALTICE, and Chairman, NUMERICABLE-SFR 

RSVP to the keynote session

12:30pm-1:15pm
PANEL DISCUSSION: WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT TALKING - ALTERNATIVES BEYOND THE TRADITIONAL PHONE CALL  

Moderator:
Fedor Smith, President and Managing Partner, ATLANTIC-ACM

Panellists
Damien Staples, General Manager, Business Development, BT GLOBAL SERVICES 
Tim Moynihan, VP Marketing, DIALOGIC CORPORATION
Frédéric Schepens, SVP, Central Europe, Southern Europe and Africa Region, VODAFONE CARRIER SERVICES



1:15pm-2:30pm
Lunch and networking sponsored by COLT

2:30pm-5:30pm
Extended afternoon networking opportunity
The afternoon at Capacity Europe 2015 is devoted exclusively to networking:
• An ideal opportunity for back-to-back meetings with senior decision-makers
• Integrated exhibition area and meeting zones with seating
• Bilateral table area, perfect for short, focused meetings to renew your partnerships and build new business
• Visit the meeting room holders

Don’t forget to pre-arrange your lunch meetings with MeetMe, the online planner, made available two weeks prior to the event.



3:00pm - 4:30pm
ADVANCING WOMEN IN TELCO
• Case studies from the most prominent leaders in the industry
• What are the most successful internal and external initiatives to promote a more diverse working environment?
• Are quota systems the best approach to advocate more females at a senior level?
• What steps have companies taken to accommodate work and life balances?
• What are the fundamental characteristics that need to be encouraged in future leaders?

Moderator:
Alan Burkitt-Gray
, Editor, Capacity and Global Telecoms Business

Panellists:
Brooks L. McCorcle, President, AT&T PARTNER SOLUTIONS
Michelle Bourque, SVP Product Marketing and Access Strategy, BCE NEXXIA – A BELL CANADA COMPANY
Mardia van der Walt, SVP, DEUTSCHE TELEKOM ICSS
Ellie Sweeney, Executive Director, Global Wholesale, TELSTRA GLOBAL ENTERPRISES AND SERVICES 
Shelly Voecks, SVP Global HR Practices, LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS

For further information please email, Camela Cuison at camela.cuison@capacitymedia.com

5:00pm
Evening reception sponsored by INTEROUTE 

All attendees are invited to the evening drinks reception. The perfect opportunity to build on contacts in an informal environment.

6:30pm
Capacity magazine’s Global Carrier Awards 2015

Join the Capacity Awards, where we will be announcing the best regional players in wholesale telecoms and presenting awards for innovation in the industry. Join us for drinks and canapés, and help us to celebrate the key achievements in the market this year. Make sure you don’t miss out, purchase your ticket now.







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