FT ETNO Summit 2014
1 October 2014 | Bozar  
12.00Registration and networking lunch
13.30Welcome from the FT and ETNO
Daniel Pataki, Director, ETNO
Daniel Thomas, Telecoms Editor, Financial Times

13.35Opening Keynote: Digital Policies for Europe – The Next Wave
Luigi Gambardella, Executive Board Chairman, ETNO
Fátima Barros, Incoming Chair 2015, BEREC, Chair, ANACOM, Portugal

14.20Keynote Address: A Connected Future – The Opportunities and Challenges Ahead
Lowell C. McAdam, Chairman and CEO, Verizon Communications

14.40Panel: Digital Policies for Growth: Towards a Telecoms Reform
Michel Combes, CEO, Alcatel Lucent
Dominique Leroy, CEO, Belgacom
Pierre Louette, Deputy CEO, Orange
Claudia Nemat, CEO for Europe and Technology, Deutsche Telekom
Giuseppe Recchi, Chairman, Telecom Italia
Hans Vestberg, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ericsson
Daniel Bailey, Global Head of TMT, HSBC
Daniel Thomas, Telecoms Editor, Financial Times

Which way forward for telecoms markets? Should Europe adopt an industrial policy to strengthen its telecoms sector? In this session, the speakers will present their views on how policies should evolve to ensure the sector fosters sustained growth and regains leadership worldwide. Topics covered will include competition policies, mergers & acquisitions, deregulation and the future for telecoms regulation. 

15.40Refreshments and networking
16.05Investor Panel: What would enhance European network deployment? Hear perspectives from financial investors who provide the necessary capital
Xavier Lefranc, Senior Investment Analyst, UBS
Henrik Nyblom, Equity Analyst, Schroders Investment Management
Roger Wilkinson, Investment Leader, Global Research, Newton Investment Management
Moderator: Stephen Howard, Head, Global TMT Research, HSBC

16.50Keynote Introduction: Netflix view on Net Neutrality
Reed Hastings, CEO, Netflix

17.05Panel: An Open Digital Agenda for Growth and Innovation
Rami Aslan, CEO, Türk Telekom Group
Jon Fredrik Baksaas, President and CEO, Telenor Group
Vittorio Colao, CEO, Vodafone Group
Chris Dedicoat, President EMEAR, Cisco
Johan Dennelind, President and Chief Executive Officer, TeliaSonera
Michel de Rosen, Chairman and CEO, Eutelsat Communications
Moderator: Daniel Thomas, Telecoms Editor, Financial Times

This session will examine the challenges of achieving an open and neutral Internet, while allowing for innovation. What are the sustainable models of net neutrality? Hear industry players share unheard stories as they debate the hottest issues, from the optimisation of traffic, to the competition dynamics among internet players and their effects on innovation and competition.

18.05Closing Keynote: The Digital Agenda and Next Steps
Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission and Commissioner for Digital Agenda
18.15Closing remarks from the FT Chair
Daniel Thomas, Telecoms Editor, Financial Times

18.20Drinks Reception
19.15Close of Summit