IIC Italian Chapter 20th Anniversary
PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE OF CONVERGENCE IN COMMUNICATIONS
IIC Italy together with the Italian NRA, Agcom, and the support of RAI, the Italian public service broadcaster who will host the event, will organize this Conference to celebrate its 20th anniversary.
It will highlight the leading role of the Institute in convergence since its establishment (converging telecoms, media and technology industries), and the milestones of this convergence in the last twenty years. Some of the most distinguished people in the TMT world will take part. Amongst them is Dr Robert Pepper now at Facebook; Roberto Viola, Director General of DG CONNECT at the European Commission, the Presidents of the European Regulators Group for Audiovisual Media Services (ERGA) and the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC); the CEOs of the main industry players (Vodafone, Wind/3, Mediaset, etc...).
Thursday 9 November 2017
Friday 10 November 2017
Session 1 - 20 Years that reshaped the World of Communications
Monica Maggioni, President Rai (tbc)
1997. The Birth of the Italian Chapter. Short historical footage (by IIC-Italian Chapter and Rai), with commentary by a well known journalist, that highlights the leading role of the IIC in convergence since its establishment (converging telecoms, media and technology industries), the foundation of the Chapter, with testimonials (first president Morganti), the convergent nature of the Italian AGCOM in the same years (first president Cheli) and the milestones of this convergence in the worlwide markets in the last twenty years, also witnessed by international key players.
|09.45||The network Revolution - Maurizio Dècina|
|10.00||The video content Revolution – Mark Thompson*|
|10.15||The internet Revolution – Robert Pepper|
|10.30||Initiative in memory of Antonio Preto: Award Ceremony - Antonio Nicita|
Session 2 - The Next 20 Years: Visions and Perspectives
Fabio Colasanti, Past President of the IIC and Former Director General DG Infosoc introduces the Keynote speech:
The Challenges for Europe:
The Industry Vision:
The Vision and Mission of the Public Service:
The role of Regulation:
|13.00||The Role of Italy:
Italian Pime Minister*
|13.30||End of Meeting|