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Communications Policy & Regulation Week 2017

Communications Policy & Regulation Week 2017

This year we were in Brussels, the heart of the European Union. This is a particularly important time of change globally, but particularly in the European Union with a thrust towards a digital single market and developments within the structure of the Union as a whole.  Our mandate to facilitate free thinking in the digital market place started right here where we had stimulating discussions at a global level.  What went on during the week…

 

 

INTERNATIONAL REGULATORS FORUM
9-10 OCTOBER 2017, BRUSSELS

RETHINKING THE PUBLIC POLICY JUSTIFICATIONS FOR REGULATION

Themes

Themes

The event was structured around six discussion themes on the justifications for regulation in the digital age. See themes

Speakers

Speakers

Professor Anthony Clayton of the Broadcasting Commission Jamaica sharing thoughts on the future of regulation. See all speakers

Programme

Programme

Eliza Lee (Vice Chairman of the Communications Authority, Hong Kong) and Sebastien Soriano (ARCEP, France; BEREC) on the panel: ‘Rethinking Regulation’. See the full programme


 

48TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE
11-12 OCTOBER 2017, BRUSSELS

TRENDS IN CONVERGED, CROSS-BORDER, CROSS SECTOR, DIGITAL ECOSYSTEMS

Themes

Themes

Over the two days participants had the options of 13 different discussions. See themes

Speakers

Speakers

Keynote by Sharon White, Ofcom.  There were over 60 speakers in total. See all speakers

Programme

Programme

R S Sharma, chair of the Indian Regulator, gave a stimulating keynote. Full programme and videoed talks


 

Workshops 

Participants had the option of three workshops during the week. Some were exclusive to regulators or invitation only.

Connected Policies and Smart Cars

Connected Policies and Smart Cars

A discussion of global policies on Smart Cars with a particular focus on the US, EU and Chinese experiences

Internet Connectivity and Net Neutrality in Island Nations

Internet Connectivity and Net Neutrality in Island Nations

Hosted by the Cayman Islands' regulator OfReg, this was a unique opportunity for regulators from Island Nations to share perspectives and insights

Building a Sustainable Advertising Environment

Building a Sustainable Advertising Environment

Discussion on building a  responsible policy framework with emphasis on advertising that targets minors


Networking Opportunities

Drinks at Egmont Palace

Drinks at Egmont Palace

Delegates and speakers mingled informally at the close of the IRF programme ahead of the two-day conference. See the photos

Conference Gala Dinner

Conference Gala Dinner

Conference delegates enjoyed good food and a chance to discuss the day’s proceedings. See the photos

Regulators' Dinner

Regulators' Dinner

Top teams from regulators from across the globe enjoyed dinner at Aux Armes de Bruxelles. See the photos

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We will give you a monthly round up of up-coming events, where we’ve been as well as interviews and selected articles from InterMedia.

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