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Speakers

Annual conference keynote SPEAKERS

Michael O'Rielly

Michael O'Rielly

Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Nicole Chan

Nicole Chan

Chairperson, National Communications Commission (NCC), Taiwan

R S Sharma

R S Sharma

Chairman, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)

Roberto Viola (Dr)

Roberto Viola (Dr)

Director-General, DG CONNECT, European Commission

Sébastien Soriano

Sébastien Soriano

Chairman, Autorité de Régulation des Communications Électroniques et des Postes (ARCEP), France

Sérgio Sá Leitão

Sérgio Sá Leitão

Minister of State for Culture, Brazil

Sharon White

Sharon White

CEO, Ofcom, UK


 

ANNUAL CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

Abu Bakar Munir (Prof)

Abu Bakar Munir (Prof)

Faculty of Law and an Associate Fellow, Malaysian Centre of Regulatory Studies (UMCoRS), University of Malaya

Adriana Labardini Inzunza

Adriana Labardini Inzunza

Commissioner, IFT - Federal Institute of Telecommunications, Mexico

Agustín Díaz-Pinés

Agustín Díaz-Pinés

Telecommunications Expert, DG Competition, European Commission

Alee Fa'amoe

Alee Fa'amoe

Deputy CEO & Executive Director ICT, OfReg, Cayman Islands

Alexandra Borchardt (Dr)

Alexandra Borchardt (Dr)

Director of Strategic Development, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford

Andrew Barendse (Dr)

Andrew Barendse (Dr)

Managing Executive Regulatory Affairs, Vodacom SA; Director, International Institute of Communications

Andrew Haire

Andrew Haire

Vice President, International Institute of Communications

Ann LaFrance

Ann LaFrance

Vice President, International Institute of Communications; Coordinating Partner, EMEA Communications Law; Co-Chair, Global Data Privacy & Cybersecurity; Squire Patton Boggs (UK) LLP

Antonio Nicita (Prof)

Antonio Nicita (Prof)

Commissioner, Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni (AGCOM), Italy

Arvind Gupta

Arvind Gupta

Co-founder and Head, Digital India Foundation

Chris Chapman

Chris Chapman

President, International Institute of Communications

Cornelia Kutterer

Cornelia Kutterer

Senior Director, EU Government Affairs, Privacy & Digital Policies, Corporate, External and Legal Affairs, Microsoft 

Damir Hajduk

Damir Hajduk

President, Electronic Media Council, Croatia; Vice-Chair, European Regulators Group for Audiovisual Media Services (ERGA)

David Wheeldon

David Wheeldon

Group Director, Policy and Public Affairs, Sky

Dean Bubley

Dean Bubley

Founder & Director, Disruptive Analysis

Enrique Medina Malo

Enrique Medina Malo

Chief Policy Officer, Telefónica

Fabio Colasanti

Fabio Colasanti

Board Member, RAI Way; former President, International Institute of Communications

Fanny Hidvégi

Fanny Hidvégi

European Policy Manager, Access Now

Fiona Taylor

Fiona Taylor

Head of International Public Policy, Verizon

George Wright

George Wright

Head of Internet Research and Future Services, BBC Research and Development

Henry Kanor

Henry Kanor

Deputy Director General (Technical Operations), National Communications Authority, Ghana

Howard J Symons

Howard J Symons

Partner, Jenner & Block LLP

James Beveridge

James Beveridge

Director, Government Affairs and Public Policy - EMEA, Juniper Networks

Jean-Jacques Sahel

Jean-Jacques Sahel

Managing Director Brussels Office, & Vice-President, Europe and Global Civil Society Stakeholder Engagement, ICANN; Chairman, UK Chapter, International Institute of Communications

 

Joan Barata Mir (Dr)

Joan Barata Mir (Dr)

Founder and Senior Consultant - CommVisions; Fellow, Centre for Internet and Human Rights (European University Viadrina, Germany)

Juan Manuel Wilches

Juan Manuel Wilches

Commissioner, Commission for Communications Regulation, Colombia

Karim Lesina

Karim Lesina

Vice President, International External Affairs, EU, Caribbean, Central and Latin America, Trans-Atlantic Relations, AT&T; Director, International Institute of Communications

Kathleen Q Abernathy

Kathleen Q Abernathy

Special Counsel, Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, USA

Leena Kuusniemi

Leena Kuusniemi

Senior Legal Counsel, Rovio

Linda Griffin

Linda Griffin

Global Head, Public Affairs, King; Co-Founder and Chair, The European Tech Alliance

Manish Tewari

Manish Tewari

National Spokesperson, Indian National Congress; Former Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Government of India

Manuel Kohnstamm

Manuel Kohnstamm

Senior Vice President and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Liberty Global

Marjolein Geus

Marjolein Geus

Partner, co-head International Communications Group, Bird & Bird LLP

Martin Duckworth

Martin Duckworth

Associate Director, Frontier Economics

Mathieu Moreuil

Mathieu Moreuil

Head of European Public Policy, The Premier League

NCSC Senior Speaker, UK

NCSC Senior Speaker, UK

NCSC Senior Speaker, UK

Ola Bergström

Ola Bergström

Director for International Affairs, Swedish Post and Telecom Authority

Olaf Kolkman

Olaf Kolkman

Chief Internet Technology Officer, Internet Society

Pastora Valero

Pastora Valero

Vice President, Public Policy and Government Affairs, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia, Cisco Systems

Paul R MIlgrom (Prof)

Paul R MIlgrom (Prof)

Professor of Economics, Stanford University; Co-founder and Chairman, Auctionomics

Peter Lovelock (Dr)

Peter Lovelock (Dr)

Director and Founder, Technology Research Project Corporate (TRPC); Chair, Singapore Chapter, International Institute of Communications

Peter MacAvock

Peter MacAvock

Head of Distribution, Platform & Services, European Broadcasting Union

Philip Saunders

Philip Saunders

Parliamentary Affairs Counsel, City of London Corporation

Rebecca Arbogast

Rebecca Arbogast

Senior Vice President, Global Public Policy, Comcast NBCUniversal

Richard Hooper (CBE)

Richard Hooper (CBE)

Chairman, Broadband Stakeholder Group (UK)

Robert Pepper (Dr)

Robert Pepper (Dr)

Head, Global Connectivity Policy and Planning, Facebook

Sanford C Reback

Sanford C Reback

Senior Director, Global Public Policy, Akamai Technologies

Stephan Netzle (Dr)

Stephan Netzle (Dr)

President, Federal Communications Commission (ComCom), Switzerland

Steven Harroun

Steven Harroun

Chief Compliance and Enforcement Officer and Executive Director, Compliance & Enforcement Branch, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)

Tshoganetso Kepaletswe

Tshoganetso Kepaletswe

Acting Chief Executive, Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA)

Ulf Pehrsson

Ulf Pehrsson

Vice President Government & Industry Relations, Ericsson

Vianney Hennes

Vianney Hennes

Director Representation to the European institutions, Orange

William Bird

William Bird

Director, Media Monitoring Africa

Wolfgang Kopf

Wolfgang Kopf

Senior VP, Group Public and Regulatory Affairs, Deutsche Telekom AG

Yaser Bishr (Dr)

Yaser Bishr (Dr)

Executive Director of Digital, Al Jazeera Media Network

 


 

international regulators forum speakers

Adriana Labardini Inzunza

Adriana Labardini Inzunza

Commissioner, IFT - Federal Institute of Telecommunications, Mexico

Alee Fa'amoe

Alee Fa'amoe

Deputy CEO & Executive Director ICT, OfReg, Cayman Islands

Anthony Clayton (Prof)

Anthony Clayton (Prof)

Chairman, Broadcasting Commission Jamaica

Antonio Nicita (Prof)

Antonio Nicita (Prof)

Commissioner, Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni (AGCOM), Italy

Axel Desmedt

Axel Desmedt

Member of the Council, Belgian Institute for Postal Services and Telecommunications (BIPT)

Botlenyana Mokhele

Botlenyana Mokhele

Councillor, Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA)

Chris Chapman

Chris Chapman

President, International Institute of Communications

Christine Arida

Christine Arida

Executive Director, Telecom Planning and Services, National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA) Egypt

Damir Hajduk

Damir Hajduk

President, Electronic Media Council, Croatia; Vice-Chair, European Regulators Group for Audiovisual Media Services (ERGA)

Dan Sjöblom

Dan Sjöblom

Director General, Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS)

Eliza Lee

Eliza Lee

Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Communications and Creative Industries), Government of the Hong Kong; Vice Chairman of the Communications Authority (CA)

Harin Grewal

Harin Grewal

Cluster Director (Resource & Interconnection Management), Infocomm Media Development Authority, Singapore

Ian Scott

Ian Scott

Chairperson and CEO, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)

J P Morgan

J P Morgan

CEO, Utilities Regulation & Competition Office (OfReg), Cayman Islands

Jack Hamande

Jack Hamande

Member of the Council, Belgian Institute for Postal Services and Telecommunications (BIPT)

Jamal Eddine Naji (Dr)

Jamal Eddine Naji (Dr)

Director General, Haute Autorité de la Communication Audiovisuelle (HACA), Morocco

Johannes Gungl

Johannes Gungl

CEO Telecommunications & Postal Services, Austrian Regulatory Authority for Broadcasting and Telecommunications

Juan Manuel Wilches

Juan Manuel Wilches

Commissioner, Commission for Communications Regulation, Colombia

Kim Mallalieu (Dr)

Kim Mallalieu (Dr)

Deputy Chairman, Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT)

Madeleine de Cock Buning (Prof. mr. dr)

Madeleine de Cock Buning (Prof. mr. dr)

Chairman of The Board, Commissariaat voor de Media, The Netherlands

María Ortiz Aguilar

María Ortiz Aguilar

Member of the Board, National Authority for Competition and Markets (CNMC), Spain

Michael O'Rielly

Michael O'Rielly

Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Nicole Chan

Nicole Chan

Chairperson, National Communications Commission (NCC), Taiwan

R S Sharma

R S Sharma

Chairman, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)

Rainer Schnepfleitner (Dr)

Rainer Schnepfleitner (Dr)

Head, Regulation Affairs and Competition, Communications Regulatory Authority of Qatar (CRA)

Sébastien Soriano

Sébastien Soriano

Chairman, Autorité de Régulation des Communications Électroniques et des Postes (ARCEP), France

Stephan Netzle (Dr)

Stephan Netzle (Dr)

President, Federal Communications Commission (ComCom), Switzerland

Stephen Unger (Dr)

Stephen Unger (Dr)

Board Member and Group Director, Ofcom, UK

Suzy Sierra Ruiz

Suzy Sierra Ruiz

Member of the Board, National Television Authority of Colombia (ANTV)

Tshoganetso Kepaletswe

Tshoganetso Kepaletswe

Acting Chief Executive, Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA)

Umar Garba Danbatta (Professor)

Umar Garba Danbatta (Professor)

EVC & CEO, Nigerian Communications Commission


 

workshop: connected policies and smart cars

Alin Stanescu

Alin Stanescu

Director, Government Affairs Europe, Qualcomm

Lilian Edwards (Prof)

Lilian Edwards (Prof)

Professor of Internet Law, University of Strathclyde, UK

Nancy Norton

Nancy Norton

General Counsel & Executive Vice President, Kymeta Corporation, USA

Robin Campbell

Robin Campbell

Partner and Co-Chair Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Group, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

Steffen Nolte (Dr)

Steffen Nolte (Dr)

Head of Economic and Legal Policy, EU Corporate Representation Brussels,
Daimler AG

Yulia Kulikova

Yulia Kulikova

Senior Manager, Regulatory and Policy Affairs, Inmarsat

 


 

workshop: Building a sustainable advertising environment in the digital age

Dorothy Attwood

Dorothy Attwood

Senior Vice President, Global Public Policy, The Walt Disney Company

Manish Tewari

Manish Tewari

National Spokesperson, Indian National Congress; Former Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Government of India

Shahriar Coupal

Shahriar Coupal

Director of Advertising Policy and Practice, Advertising Standards Authority, UK

Will Gilroy

Will Gilroy

Director of Public Affairs and Communications, The World Federation of Advertisers (WFA)

 

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