Single market and future Framework for electronic communications

WIK Conference, 17 - 18 March 2014, Brussels

Monday, 17 March 2014 

08:30      

Registration & Morning Coffee

09:00

OPENING REMARKS

Ulrich Stumpf, Director, WIK

09:05

THE EU COMPETITION MODEL: SUCCESS OR FAILURE? AN INTERNATIONAL OVERVIEW

KEYNOTE
Prof. William Kovacic, George Washington University, Non-executive Director CMA 

09:35

TRENDS FOR THE SECTOR: THE EVOLUTION OF NETWORKS, APPLICATIONS, CONTENT AND DEVICES

Robert Pepper, Vice.President Global Technology Policy, Cisco

10:05

SESSION I
DEFINING THE 'SINGLE MARKET'

Chair: Ulrich Stumpf, Director, WIK

Prof. Pierre Larouche, Tilburg University

KEYNOTE
Corrado Sciolla, President Europe, Latam at BT Global Services

10:45

Coffee Break

11:15

SESSION II
CONSOLIDATION: IS THREE ENOUGH?

Chair: Scott Marcus, Director, WIK

Zoltan Papai, Partner, Infrapont Economic Consulting

Kip Meek, Senior Advisor, EE Limited

Manuel Kohnstamm, Senior Vice-President, Liberty Global

12:30

Lunch

14:15

SESSION III
REFORMING THE SECTORAL RULES: DOES EUROPE NEED A RADICAL RETHINK?

Chair: Fabio Colasanti, President, International Institute of Communications

KEYNOTE
Roberto Viola, Deputy Director General, DG Connect, European Commission

Detlef Dauke, Director General, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Gõran Marby, Director General, Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS), and Chairman 2014, BEREC

Ilsa Godlovitch, Director, WIK-Consult Brussels Office

15:45

DEBATE

16:15

Coffee Break

16:45

SESSION IV
SHIFTING VALUE CHAINS AND THE IMPLICATIONS FOR REGULATION

Chair: Yves Gassot, CEO, IDATE

Marc Lebourges, Director of European and Economic Regulation, France Telekom

Sharon Gillett, Principal Strategist, Technology Policy, Microsoft

Steve Unger, Chief Technology Officer, Ofcom

Lorena Boix Alonso, Head of Unit, Converging Media and Content, DG Connect

18:15

CLOSING REMARKS

Ilsa Godlovitch, Director, WIK-Consult Brussels Office

18:15

Reception / Confernce Dinner

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 

09:00

Morning Coffee

09:30      

SESSION V
WHAT NEXT FOR SMP REGULATION? IS PHASE-OUT AN OPTION?

Chair: Philippe Defraigne, Director, Cullen International

Philippe Distler, Executive Board Memeber, ARCEP

Peter Alexiadis, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Ulrich Stumpf, Director, WIK

11:00

Coffee Break

11:30

SESSION VI
A SINGLE MARKET FOR MOBILE?

Chair: Philippe Defraigne, Director, Cullen International

Richard Feasey, Director, Fronfraith

Scott Marcus, Director, WIK

13:00

Networking lunch
with KEYNOTE by Malcolm Harbour, MEP, Chairman of the IMCO Committee

14:30

CLOSING REMARKS

Scott Marcus, Director, WIK