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ETNO is once again partnering with MLex, the leading provider of insight, analysis and commentary to regulation and competition specialists in Europe, the US, Brazil and China.

Now in its sixth successful year, the Summit creates a platform for up to 200 high-level delegates, representing telecom operators, the EU institutions, regulators, academics, investors and other industry stakeholders, to discuss key EU regulatory issues.

The event’s high level panels will focus on the following aspects:

Market realities and technological choicesTomorrow’s telecom laws: towards a new access doctrine
Strategic Directions for a Gigabit Europe
Investment for the gigabit society
Europe’s role in the services and data world
Spectrum and Europe’s 5G ambition

To check updates via twitter or tweet about the event, you may use the hashtag #ETNOMlex

Details

Date: 25 January 2017
Time: 09.15-15.45h
Venue: Radisson Blu Royal, Rue du Fossé aux Loups 47, 1000, Brussels, Belgium
Twitter: #ETNOMLex 

Programme

08.45 - 09.15: Registration & welcome coffee

09.15 - 10.20: Market realities and technological choices
Vesa Terava
, Head of Unit, DG Connect, European Commission 
Jos Huigen, Director Public and Regulatory Affairs, KPN 
Matthias Kurth, Executive Chairman, Cable Europe 
Larry Stone, President, Group Public & Government affairs, BT Group 
Tiziana Talevi, Director Regulatory Affairs, Fastweb 
Moderated by Magnus Franklin, Chief Correspondent, Telecoms

10.20 - 11.00: Keynote Panel: Strategic Directions for a Gigabit Europe
Sebastien Soriano
, 2017 Chair, BEREC 
Pilar del Castillo, Rapporteur for the Electronic Communications Code, Member of the European Parliament 
Anthony Whelan, Director, DG Connect, European Commission 
Steven Tas, Executive Chairman, ETNO 
Moderated by Magnus Franklin, Chief Correspondent, Telecoms

11.00 - 11.15: Coffee break

11.15 - 12.15: Investment for the gigabit society
Miapetra Kumpula-Natri
, Shadow Rapporteur for the Electronic Communications Code, Member of the European Parliament 
Wolfgang Kopf, Senior Vice-President, Deutsche Telekom
Luukas Ilves, Counsellor for Digital Affairs, Head of Section, Digital Agenda for Europe, Permanent Representation of Estonia to the EU
Justin Funnel, Analyst, Credit Suisse
Moderated by Magnus Franklin, Chief Correspondent, Telecoms

12.15 - 13.15: Networking lunch

13.15 - 14.15: Europe’s role in the services and data world
Ursula Pachl
, Deputy Director-General, BEUC
Eric Debroeck, Director Regulatory Affairs, Orange
Rosa Barcelo, Deputy Head of Unit, DG Connect, European Commission
Enrique Medina Malo, Chief Policy Officer, Telefonica
Joost Vantomme, Director of Smart Mobility, ACEA – European Automobile Manufacturers' Association
Moderated by Vesela Gladicheva, Senior Correspondent, Telecoms, Media, IT

14.15 - 15.15: Spectrum and Europe’s 5G ambition
Andreas Geiss
, Head of Unit, DG Connect, European Commission
Gunnar Hökmark, Member of the European Parliament
Brian Williamson, Partner, Communications Chambers
Michaela Angonius, Head of Group Regulatory Affairs, TeliaCompany
Moderated by Vesela Gladicheva, Senior Correspondent, Telecoms, Media, IT

​15.15 - 15.45: Networking coffee break

Confirmed speakers

•    Sebastien Soriano, 2017 Chair, BEREC and President, ARCEP
•    Miapetra Kumpula-Natri, Member of the European Parliament, S&D, Finland
•    Gunnar Hökmark, Member of the European Parliament, EPP, Sweden
•    ​Pilar del Castillo, Rapporteur for the Electronic Communications Code, Member of the European Parliament, EPP, Spain
•    Anthony Whelan, Director of Directorate B, Electronic Communications Networks & Services in DG Connect, European Commission
•    Vesa Terävä, Head of Unit Regulatory Coordination & Users, DG Connect, European Commission
•    Andreas Geiss, Head of Unit for Spectrum Policy, DG Connect, European Commission
•    Rosa Barcelo, Deputy Head of Unit, DG Connect, European Commission
•    Luukas Ilves, Counsellor for Digital Affairs, Permanent Representation of Estonia to the EU
•    Ursula Pachl, Deputy Director-General, BEUC
•    Matthias Kurth, Executive Chairman, Cable Europe
•    Wolfgang Kopf, Senior Vice President Public & Regulatory Affairs, Deutsche Telekom
•    Eric Debroeck, Director Regulatory Affairs, Orange
•    Larry Stone, President, Group Public & Government affairs, BT Group
•    Michaela Angonius, Head of Group Regulatory Affairs, TeliaCompany
•    Jos Huigen, Director Regulatory and European Affairs, KPN
•    Enrique Medina Malo, Chief Policy Officer, Telefonica
•    Cristoforo Morandini, Chief of Regulatory Affairs and Equivalence, Telecom Italia
•    Brian Williamson, Partner, Communications Chambers
•    Joost Vantomme, Director of Smart Mobility, European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA)
•    Tiziana Talevi, Director Regulatory Affairs, Fastweb
•    Justin Funnel, Analyst, Credit Suisse
•    Steven Tas, Executive Board Chairman, ETNO

Media

Press enquiries can be sent to Alessandro Gropelli, Director of Communications & Media: gropelli@etno.eu, +32 476 94 18 39 or Gabriel Daia, Digital Communications Officer: daia@etno.eu, +32 483 50 98 86.

We are happy to facilitate bilateral interviews with speakers. 

Members & Observers - View companies map

  • A1 Telekom Austria Group
  • Albtelecom
  • Altice Portugal
  • BH Telecom
  • BT
  • CYTA (Cyprus Telecommunications Authority)
  • Deutsche Telekom AG
  • Eir
  • Elisa Communications Corporation
  • GO Plc (Malta)
  • Hrvatski Telekom
  • Koninklijke KPN
  • Magyar Telekom
  • Makedonski Telekom
  • Orange
  • Orange Polska
  • OTE
  • POST Group
  • Proximus
  • Síminn (Iceland Telecom Ltd.)
  • Slovak Telekom
  • Swisscom
  • TDC
  • TDF
  • Telecom Italia
  • Telefónica
  • TELEKOM ROMANIA COMMUNICATIONS S.A.
  • Telekom Slovenije
  • Telenor
  • Telia Company
  • Turk Telekom
  • Vivacom
  • AT&T
  • Cisco
  • Ericsson
  • Huawei
  • Nokia
  • Prysmian Group
  • Qualcomm Europe Inc.
  • Verizon

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