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2013 AGENDA

DAY ONE: THE CHANGING FACE OF WHOLESALE

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?

10:30am
Morning coffee break and networking opportunity 

11:45pm
KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION:
THE GREAT DEBATE - INNOVATION & CARRIER INDUSTRY TRANSFORMATION 

12.45pm
Lunch and networking opportunity    Sponsored by BT

2:15pm
Extended afternoon networking session

5:30pm
Drinks reception    Sponsoerd by NTT COMMUNICATIONS

DAY TWO: MOBILE 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.

10:20am
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: 

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
 
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


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

12:40pm
Lunch and networking opportunity    Sponsored by COLT TECHNOLOGY SERVICES      
                                                            

2:00pm
Extended afternoon networking session

5:00pm 
Drinks reception

6:30pm
Pre-awards drinks reception    Sponsored by DIGITAL REALTY

7:30pm
THE 9TH ANNUAL GLOBAL CARRIER AWARDS 2013

11:00pm
Awards after party    Sponsored by AMS-IX  

DAY THREE: CONSOLIDATION & WHOLESALE COLLABORATION 

9:00am
Breakfast and coffee

10:00am
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: 

Join us for an explosive opening to day 3 as renowned security expert Chema Alonso, provides a unique insight into radical innovation in security product development. Security is a critical topic in the digital world. New threats emerge out of exploding use of BYOD, cloud computing and smart devices, bringing with them online fraud and E-crime. As threats become more sophisticated, data integrity is critical to smooth sailing.

10:20am
ANALYST PRESENTATION: CONSOLIDATION IN THE WHOLESALE  MARKET

In the context of declining margins and a rapidly changing wholesale ecosystem, developing scale through consolidation has become a key mechanism to retain and grow value in the wholesale business. The impact of this market consolidation will be addressed, focussing on achieving efficiencies and economies of scale while countering the commoditization of wholesale services.

10.40am
Morning coffee break and networking opportunity

11:40am
KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION: WHOLESALE PARTNERING FOR COMPLEX SERVICE PORTFOLIO'S

12:40pm
Lunch and networking opportunity

2:00pm
End of conference







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