Programme and Presentations

Vertical Separation in Telecoms:
International Conference

26 - 27 April 2010, Brussels, Belgium 

  

Monday, 22 November 2010

12:00

     

Registration, Coffee and Snack

13:00

Opening Remarks of the Chairman

13:10

KEYNOTE: Separation under the revised framework
Reinald Krüger, Head of Procedures related to National Regulator Measures, DG INFSO, European Commission

14:00

Session I: European experiences
Session Chair: J. Scott Marcus, WIK, Germany

Giovanni Battista Amendola, Head of European and Relevant Market Regulation - Equivalence and Regulatory Affairs Dept., Telecom Italia SpA, Rome, Italy

Richard Cadman, Consultant, Strategy & Policy Consultants Network Ltd, Booton, United Kingdom

Tomasz Bator, Head of the SMP Division, UKE, Warsaw, Poland

15:30

Coffee Break

16:00

Session II: European implementation issues
Session Chair: Dr. Ulrich Stumpf, WIK, Germany

Annegret Groebel, Head of International Relations, Federal Network Agency, Bonn, Germany; BEREC

Paolo Lupi, Head of Wholesale Markets Unit - Economic and Competition Analysis Department, AGCOM, Rome, Italy

17:30

Closing Remarks of the Chairman

18:00

Dinner

 

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

09:00

KEYNOTE: The evolving theory of separation
Professor Martin Cave, LSE, United Kingdom

09:45

     

Session III: Costs and benefits of separation
Session Chair: Dieter Elixmann, WIK, Germany

Professor Erik Bohlin, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden

Boaz Moselle, Director, LECG, London, United Kingdom

11:00

Coffee Break

11:30

Session IV: The global experience
Session Chair: Kenneth R. Carter, WIK

Ross Patterson, Telecommunications Commissioner, Commerce Commission, Wellington, New Zealand

Sobee Shinohara, Director Government and Industrial Affairs Department, KDDI, Japan

12:30

Lunch

13:00

KEYNOTE
Francesco Caio, Vice Chairman, Investment Banking, EMEA, Nomuro International plc, London, United Kingdom

14:00

PANEL: The industry speaks
Session Chair: Dr. Karl-Heinz Neumann, WIK

Ilsa Godlovitch, Senior Manager Regulatory Affairs, ECTA, Brussels, Belgium

Victoria Gerus, Regulatory Affairs Manager, ETNO, Brussels, Belgium

Vianney Hennes, Director Brussels Office, Orange France Telecom Group, Brussels, Belgium

Tiziana Talevi, Head of Regulatory Affairs, FastWeb, Rome, Italy

15:00

Coffee Break

15:30

PANEL: The regulators speak
Session Chair: J. Scott Marcus, WIK

Reinald Krüger, Head of Procedures related to National Regulatory Measures, DG INFSO, European Commission

Ross Patterson, Telecommunications Commissioner, Commerce Commission, Wellingten, New Zealand

17:00

Closing Remarks of the Chairman

J. Scott Marcus
Tel.: +49 2224 9225-92
Fax: +49 2224 9225-2292
s.marcus(at)wik.org

Dr. Jutta Jung
Tel.: +49 2224 9225-28
Fax: +49 2224 9225-68
j.jung(at)wik.org