FT ETNO Summit 2013
 
Tuesday, 8 October, 2013
12:30 - 13:45Registration and networking buffet lunch
13:45 - 13:50Welcome from the FT Chair and ETNO

Dan Thomas, Telecoms Editor, Financial Times
Daniel Pataki, Director, ETNO

13:50 - 15:00A new pan-EU telecoms market: Opportunities and challenges on the road to a digital single market

Keynote Speech: Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission and European Digital Agenda Commissioner
Keynote Speech: Luigi Gambardella, Executive Chairman, ETNO
Keynote speech: Fleur Pellerin, Minister delegate for SMEs, Innovation and the Digital Economy, France

Followed by Q&A with:

Markus Beyrer, Director General, BUSINESSEUROPE
Göran Marby, Chairman 2014, BEREC

Moderator: Ben Verwaayen, former CEO, Alcatel-Lucent

15:00 - 15:10A new pan-EU telecoms market: View from the US

AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson will offer his perspective on the critical elements needed to accelerate the next waves of innovation and growth in mobile communications – and the opportunities operators and regulators have to help accelerate that future.

Randall Stephenson
, Chairman and CEO, AT&T

Moderator: Dan Thomas,
Telecoms Editor, Financial Times

15:10 - 15:40Interview Panel: Industry response

As an introduction to the panel, The Boston Consulting Group will present the main findings of a study carried out on the single telecom market in Europe. Two speakers will then participate in an interactive session to share their views on how obstacles to a single market can be tackled and how policy should evolve in order to achieve this objective.

César Alierta, Executive Chairman and CEO, Telefónica
Wolfgang Bock, Senior Partner and Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group
Mike Fries, President and CEO, Liberty Global
Timotheus Höttges, Chief Financial Officer, Deutsche Telekom

Moderator: Dan Thomas, Telecoms Editor, Financial Times

15:40 - 16:20Interview Panel: Towards a single market for telecoms - Making it work

During this session, four CEOs will present their views on how a single market for telecoms would increase the business case for investment and innovation, address the current fragmentation of the sector, and deliver benefits for consumers.

Peter E GolobManaging Director, Vice Chairman of Investment Banking, Chairman of EMEA TMTBank of America Merrill Lynch
Philipp Humm, Regional CEO, Northern and Central Europe, Vodafone Group
Stéphane Richard, Chairman and CEO, Orange

Moderator: Ben Verwaayen, former CEO, Alcatel-Lucent

16:20 - 16:50Refreshments and networking
16:50 - 17:10Interview Panel: Can start-ups benefit from a single telecoms market for Europe?

Celestino Alves, CEO, NMusic
Kati Levoranta, Chief Legal Officer, Rovio

Moderator: Dan Thomas
, Telecoms Editor, Financial Times

17:10 - 17:40Ideas session: Closing the gap with the US and Asia

This session will debate what solutions and further options should be explored to enable European network operators to reach scale, ignite innovation and restore the competitiveness of the EU telecoms sector on the world stage.

Anne Bouverot, Director General and Member of the Board, GSMA
Ryan Ding, CEO, Carrier Network Business Group, Huawei Technologies
Hakam Kanafani, Group CEO, Türk Telekom

Moderator: Dan Thomas, Telecoms Editor, Financial Times

17:40 - 18:25Investor Panel: A telecoms single market from the investor perspective

Robin Bienenstock, Senior Research Analyst, Telecommunications & Cable, Sanford C Bernstein
Jonathan Dann, Managing Director and Head of Telecommunication Services Research, Europe, Equity Research, Barclays Capital
Stephen Howard, Head of Global Telecoms, Media and Technology Research, HSBC
Hannes WittigHead of Telecoms Research, J.P. Morgan Cazenove

Moderator: Dan Thomas, Telecoms Editor, Financial Times

18:25 - 18:30Closing remarks from the FT Chair

Dan Thomas, Telecoms Editor, Financial Times

18:30 - 19:30Drinks Reception Sponsored by HSBC
19:30Close of Summit