Broadband World Forum 2011 adds transport and energy summits


 

The world’s leading broadband event – Broadband World
Forum 2011 – has announced its largest conference programme including more
global senior operator decision makers than ever before.

 

The show, taking place on 27-29 September 2011 at CNIT La
Defense, Paris, has been expanded this year to include the Transport and Energy
sectors, and contains two new forums – the Connected Transport Summit and the
Smart Energy Summit – as well as the Executive Leadership Summit and four
programme tracks.

 

Each day will start with a series of keynote sessions
from a number of global industry executives, including Pervasive Services
Propelling Broadband Transformation and Leveraging the Cloud for Network Evolution.
This year’s keynote line-up includes:

 

   

      *Johan Wibergh, executive vice president, Member of Management Board, Head of Business Unit Networks, Ericsson 

       * Kevin Tao, CEO, Huawei Western Europe

       * Kevin Lo, general manager, Google

       *  Myung Sung Lee, senior vice president, Technology Strategy,   CTO and Executive Vice President, u-CityBusiness Division, SK Telecom

        * Eric Klinker, CEO, BitTorrent Inc

       *  Rajeev Suri, chief executive officer, NokiaSiemensNetworks

       *  Adolfo Hernandez, president Europe, Alcatel-Lucent

       * Olivier Baujard, chief technology officer, Deutsche Telekom Group

       * Sean Williams, group strategy director, BT Group

       * James Hogan, chief executive offer, Etihad Airways

       *  Jane Chen, senior vice president, Head of Networks, ZTE

       *   Pei Xiaoyan, technology strategy director, China Unicom

        * Thierry Bonhomme, executive vice president, Networks & Carriers and Research & Development, Orange France Telecom Group

         * Jon Summers, senior vice president of Applications and Service Infrastructure, AT&T

         * William Yeung, CEO, HongKongBroadband

         *  Pierre-Alain Graf, chief executive officer, Swissgrid

The Broadband World Forum brings together the world’s
top technology decision makers, and this year’s programme has been packed with
an incredible array of service provider speakers from both developed and high
growth markets. This truly takes the event to a new level and delivers
something that has never been seen before, at this event, or in the broadband
industry,” said Gavin Whitechurch, director of the Broadband World Forum.

 

The new conference structure for 2011 is in response to
delegate feedback and now features analyst breakfast briefings, more keynote
sessions, a choice of four conference tracks and a world-class exhibition including
200 companies. In addition the Broadband InfoVision Awards 2011 will be presented during a full gala dinner cruise on the evening of day one.

 

By Telecomlead.com Team

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